Dr Vincent Lai Wai Kwan

Gastroenterologist
24 years of experience

Specialty

Gastroenterology

Consultation Fee

$150 and above

Qualifications

MBChB (Sheffield), MRCP (Edinburgh), PhD (Birmingham)

What I do

Dr Vincent Lai Wai Kwan provides clinical services such as:
- Viral hepatitis infections
- Liver cirrhosis
- Liver failure
- Gastroscopy
See more [ + ]- Colonoscopy
- ERCP

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Professional Statement

Dr Vincent Lai Wai Kwan was a recipient of the prestigious Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellowship from 2002 to 2005.  He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Birmingham in 2007, investigating the liver immunity in viral hepatitis.  Whilst in England, he obtained accreditation from the Specialist Accreditation Board in gastroenterology and worked as a Consultant in a teaching hospital before his return to Singapore. 

Dr Vincent Lai was a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore from 2008 to 2010. He was part of the acute liver failure faculty in the Asia Pacific ... See more [ + ]Study of Liver Disease group.  In 2011, Dr Lai joined the Asian American Liver Centre (formerly known as Asian Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation) as a Consultant from 2011 to Aug 2014.

Dr Vincent Lai’s clinical interests are in liver failure, viral hepatitis and liver transplantation.  He is also trained in therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP.  Dr Lai’s research interests are on the adaptive and innate immunity in patients with liver disease particularly in patients with viral hepatitis and liver failure.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Mandarin

Education

University of Sheffield, UK

Awards and Publications

Awards
- R&D Trust Grant – Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2006)
- Midland Gastroenterology Society Astra Prize (2005)
- Young Investigator Award – European Association for the Study of the Liver (2004)
- Travel Award Immunovirology Virginia – American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2004)
- Travel Award – British Association for the Study of the Liver (2004)
- Scientific Committee Project Grant (2004)
- Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellowship (2002 – 2005)
- Scientific Committee Project Grant (2001)
See more [ + ] - British High Commissioner's Award (1990 – 1993)
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Professional Positions and Memberships

Gastroenterologist, Asian American Liver Centre, since 2011
Consultant Gastroenterologist, National University Hospital, 2008-2010
Consultant Hepatologist, Derby NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, UK, 2006-2008
See more [ + ] European Association for the Study of the Live
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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore
Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore
See more [ + ] Parkway East Hospital, Singapore
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Insurances Accepted

AXA