Credentials MBBS (Singapore), FRCSEd, M.Med (Surg), MPH
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Cantonese Dialect

Prior to entering private practice, Dr Lee was a senior consultant urologist and director of endourology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), where he initiated the practice of same-day discharge for mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy patients, and spearheaded several inter-departmental collaborations, e.g. in the laparoscopic management of peritoneal dialysis access, shockwave lithotripsy for pancreatic ductal stones, and surgical management of adrenal conditions. He also started the laparoscopic PD (peritoneal dialysis) access service there.

Dr Lee has served on various committees at hospital, cluster and ministry level, and presently serves on the Singapore Medical Council as an elected member, and on the council of the Singapore Medical Association. He holds visiting consultant appointments with Dover Park Hospice, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.

He held the positions of adjunct associate professor and principal lead for urology at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, and was previously programme director for the surgery-in-general and urology residency programmes within NHG.


Huang Z, Guo H, Lee YM, Ho EC, Ang H, Chow A. Performance of Digital Contact Tracing Tools for COVID-19 Response in Singapore: Cross-Sectional Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2020 Oct 29;8(10):e23148
Chan M.C., Yeo S.E.K., Chong Y.L., Lee Y.M., Stepping Forward: Urologists’ Efforts During the COVID-19 Outbreak in Singapore. Eur Urol (2020),
Leow JJ, Liu ZB , Tan,TW  Lee YM , Yeo SEK, Chong YL. (2020) Optimal Management of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: Current Perspectives. OncoTargets and Therapy:13 1–15
Tan, T. W., Png, K. S., Lee, C. H., Yuwono, A., Yeow, Y., Chong, K. T., Lee, Y. M., Tan, C. H., Tan, Y. K (2017). “MRI Fusion-Targeted Transrectal Prostate Biopsy and the Role of Prostate-Specific Antigen Density and Prostate Health Index for the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer in Southeast Asian Men.” J Endourol 31(11): 1111-1116


Singapore Medical Association
European Association of Urology
Singapore Urological Association
International Alliance of Urolithiasis

Awards and Honours

Inspirational Mentorship Award, Nanyang Technological University (2019, 2022)

National Healthcare Group Clinician-Administrator Award (2013)

Fellowships and Accreditations

Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1998
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow 1998
Board Certification in Urology (Specialist Accreditation Board, Singapore) 2003