Dr Kang Wee Lee is an ear, nose & throat (ENT) specialist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Parkway East Hospital, Singapore.
He treats patients with general ENT conditions (including ear complaints, snoring and thyroid problems), and has a subspecialty focus in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and related illnesses, sinusitis, nasal polyps, sinonasal tumours, and complex paranasal sinus and nose conditions.
He has a special interest in endoscopic (and minimally invasive) surgical procedures pertaining to the treatment of conditions such as allergic rhinitis, enlarged turbinates, nasal obstruction, deviated nasal septum, epistaxis (nose bleeding), sinusitis, nasal polyps, nose tumours, and related complex paranasal sinus and nose conditions.
Dr Kang received his medical degree from the National University Singapore in 1993. He completed his ear, nose & throat surgery specialist training in Singapore and went on to complete his rhinology fellowship in University of Auckland, receiving subspecialty training in rhinology and advanced endoscopic sinus surgery and skull base surgery.
Prior to his transition to private practice, Dr Kang was a consultant at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Sengkang General Hospital’s (SKH) departments of otorhinolaryngology.
While working in SGH, Dr Kang was also a consultant in the hospital's Hyperbaric & Diving Medicine Centre. As a trained diver and qualified diving medicine specialist, Dr Kang has a keen interest and experience in managing ENT-related diving medical conditions and complex diving medical problems and emergencies. He remains as a visiting consultant to both SGH and SKH.
Dr Kang previously served in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) before retiring from military service as the SAF Chief of Medical Corps with the rank of Rear-Admiral. For his contributions to the nation, he was awarded the National Day Award – Public Administration Medal (Silver) (Military) in 2012.