Dr. Kelvin Lee Yoon Chiang
|Credentials||MBBS, MMed(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS|
|Language||English,Mandarin Chinese,Bahasa Melayu,Hokkien Dialect,Cantonese Dialect|
Dr Kelvin Lee
Dr Kelvin Lee is an Eye Specialist and Surgeon for Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology, sub-specializing in the management of Glaucoma.
In 2000, Dr Lee graduated from the National University of Singapore. Dr Lee was accredited in 2004 Master of Medicine (MMED) in Ophthalmology and Member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (MRCSEd); and in 2008 Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS) and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (FRCSEd).
As an Eye Specialist and Cataract Surgeon, Dr Lee has managed many patients with cataracts using the latest intraocular lens implants like toric and multi-focal intraocular lenses.
Dr Lee was specially trained in Glaucoma both overseas (Fellowship with Professor Makoto Araie, 2007) and locally (SNEC, 2008). As a Glaucoma Specialist, Dr Lee has managed many patients with glaucoma, and is specialized in many glaucoma lasers like laser peripheral iridotomy, argon laser iridoplasty, selective laser trabeculoplasty and transcleral cyclophotocoagulation. He has also performed many glaucoma surgeries like trabeculectomy, combined cataract and glaucoma surgeries (phacotrabeculectomy) and glaucoma tube implant surgeries. Dr Lee is also specialist in the management of Normal Tension Glaucoma and Neuroprotection.
For his commitment to delivering quality care and excellent service, Dr Lee was awarded the Singapore Health Quality Service Gold Award in 2011.
In addition to conducting lectures to medical students and ophthalmology residents, Dr Lee also organized talks and teaching courses to update the public, nurses, optometrists, general practitioners and ophthalmologists on glaucoma and eye diseases.
As Adjunct Clinician Investigator at SERI, he was awarded research grants, collaborated with centres in Japan and published numerous research papers on eye diseases. Dr Lee’s publications included work on neuroprotection, glaucoma imaging, anti-scarring formulation for glaucoma surgery and discovery of glaucoma-related genes.