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Dr Lye Wai Choong

Dr Lye Wai Choong
Dr Lye Wai Choong
  • Specialty

    • Renal Medicine
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Australia
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Renal Medicine)
    • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Singapore
    • Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • Languages Spoken

    • English

Background

  • Dr Lye Wai Choong is a renal physician practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore.
  • He specialises in renal medicine (nephrology), a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with kidney diseases.
  • Dr Lye was a visiting assistant professor at the Laboratory of Immunogenetics and Transplantation at Oregon Health & Science University in the US, and a consultant nephrologist and physician at the National University Hospital in Singapore.
  • He is the former president of the Society of Transplantation in Singapore.
  • He received a travel grant by the International Society of Nephrology in 1993, and first prize at the 12th International Congress of Nephrology in the same year.
  • He is actively involved in renal education and research, and is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed indexed journal articles and abstracts. He is also frequently invited to speak at international congresses and seminars.
  • In 2008, Dr Lye, together with a team of surgeons, successfully performed an ABO incompatible and positive crossmatch kidney transplant on a renal patient in Singapore.

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