Dr. Jonathan Lee Yi-Liang
|Credentials||MB BCh BAO, MRCSEd, MMed (Surg.), FAMS (Singapore)|
COMMON HAND CONDITIONS:
Minimally invasive operations
Dr Lee Yi-Liang Jonathan is a Senior Consultant Hand Surgeon with specialty in plastic and orthopaedic reconstructive surgery of the hand, wrist and upper limb – including periperal nerve surgery, replantation, fractures, burns and trauma, microsurgery, arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery. Dr. Lee's extensive experience encompasses various conditions, such as wrist fractures, upper limb trauma, and sports injuries, as well as, treating pediatric upper limb conditions and degenerative issues affecting the hands and wrist. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland in 1995 with his bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery and received in postgraduate surgical training in Singapore obtaining Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2000 and his Masters of Medicine (Surgery) from NUS in 2001. Dr. Lee’s surgical training has been marked by a diverse and comprehensive foundation in General Surgery, Orthopaedics, and Plastic Surgery. He has also gained invaluable insights from disciplines such as Emergency Medicine and Neurosurgery. This multidisciplinary exposure has enhanced his capabilities as a well-rounded and versatile surgeon Recognizing his innate aptitude for fine precision work and meticulous attention to detail, Dr. Lee was selected for, and successfully completed, the rigorous 4-year advanced surgical training in Hand and Reconstructive Surgery. This intensive training path culminated in his attaining Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine Singapore and Specialist Accreditation with the Ministry of Health, Singapore Having completed the specialized training in Hand and Reconstructive Surgery in SGH and NUH, Dr Lee equipped with extensive experience in managing complex hand and upper limb conditions. In 2008, driven by an ardent vision to elevate hand surgery care in Singapore, Dr. Lee founded his own private practice in Mount Elizabeth Hospital & Medical Centre dedicated to delivering exemplary hand and upper limb care to patients of all ages and with a goal to return each patient’s hands to function in the most comfortable experience and the shortest time possible adopting both surgical and non-surgical approaches. Dr. Lee's skill set extends to addressing a wide range of traumatic and sports injuries, including fractures, tendon and nerve injuries, as well as burns, fingertip injuries, and nail conditions. He is well-versed in managing arthritis and performing joint replacements. Additionally, he efficiently manages common conditions like trigger fingers and De Quervain tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome A prolific writer, Dr Lee has contributed in excess of 20 scientific articles, published in peer-reviewed journals and has also chapters in a guidebook for patients and general practitioners entitled, Painful Conditions of the Hand & Wrist (2004). He has been quoted in several newspaper and magazine articles on various hand conditions and has spoken regularly at public forums and on radio. Dr Lee has presented his research and writing at meetings both local and international, and has been awarded prizes for his academic presentations at the Singapore Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meetings (2002 & 2006). Dr Lee has held several administrative positions outside of his practice. In 2019-2020, he chair the Medical Quality Assurance Committee on Parkway East Hospital’s Medical Advisory Board to direct and oversee clinical quality assurance in ensuring programs and services are implemented at the highest standards and patients receive the highest level of care. He also served as the honorary treasurer and executive committee member of the Singapore Society for Hand Surgery (SSHSS). He remains active in his teaching commitments and is an active Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor at the School of Military Medicine, Singapore.
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|Fellowships and Accreditations||
Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Certificate of Specialist Accreditation (Hand Surgery)
Certificate of Specialist Registration (Hand Surgery)
Masters of Medicine (Surgery)
Membership, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. (MRCSEd)
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG, U.S.)
M.A., M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.