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Dr Lee Chee Wei  


MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edin), FAMS (Surgery)

General Surgeon, Nexus Surgical Associates
Clinical Director, Nexus Surgical Vascular and Vein Centre
Visiting Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore


Dr Lee graduated from National University of Singapore in 1995 and embarked on his surgical training in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. This led to his Advanced Specialty Training in General Surgery which he completed in 2005. He also obtained his Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2001.

Upon completing his AST, he was awarded a HMDP fellowship to do Vascular Surgery for one year at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia. The training there included both open surgical procedures, including open aortic repair, bypass surgery and carotid endarterectomy as well as endovascular interventions, including peripheral angioplasties, Endovascular Repairs of the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta and Endovenous Laser Treatment of varicose veins.

Dr Lee returned from his HMDP and was subsequently appointed Head of the Vascular Surgery Service, TTSH as well as the Director of the Vascular Diagnostic Lab in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. He was involved in developing the Vascular Surgery Service and pushing the boundaries of peripheral arterial interventions (including use of drug-eluting balloons and stents), endovascular aortic repairs, arteriovenous fistula salvage for renal dialysis, bypass surgery (including distal bypass and trauma surgery) and minimally invasive interventions for varicose veins.

Dr Lee graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1995. He completed his specialty training in General Surgery in 2005 having obtained the qualifications of FRCS (Edin) along the way.

He was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in 2011.

Clinical Fellowship – St Vincent’s Hospital
Vascular Surgery
Sydney, Australia

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Vein Surgery
  • Laser Vein Therapy
  • Veingogh treatment for spider veins
  • Endovascular interventions for peripheral arterial disease
  • Peripheral Bypass Surgery for limb salvage
  • EndoVascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) and open repair for Aortic Aneurysms
  • Creation of ArterioVenous Fistulas and grafts for haemodialysis access

Spontaneous pneumoperitoneum resulting from the rupture of a gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess
Tan EY, Lee CW, Look CM Melvin
ANZ J Surg 2005; 75:251-2

Gluteal compartment syndrome following Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Case Report
Chew MH, Xu GG, Ho PW, Lee CW
Ann of Vas Surg 2009, July; 23(4):535.e15-535.e20

New hope for an old cure: a pilot animal study on selective venesection in attenuating the systemic effects of ischaemic-reperfusion injury.
Ho CK, Lee CW, Lu J, Koh WP, Chan CY, Homer-Vanniasinkam S, Chao AK.
Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2009 Jul; 38(7): 569-7.

Surgical management of infected pseudoaneurysms in intravenous drug abusers: a single institution experience and proposed algorithm.
Tan KK, Chen K, Chia KH, Lee CW, Nalachandran S.
World J Surg. 2009 Sep; 33(9): 1830-5

Transvaginal small bowel evisceration and strangulation.
Ho PW, Lee CW
ANZ J Surg. 2008 Aug; 78(8): 726-7



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