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Dr Lee Kang Hoe

Respiratory Physician
 
Asian American Liver Centre
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe #02-36A/36B/37
6A Napier Road, S 258500

Professional Statement

Dr Lee Kang Hoe is a respiratory physician practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and was a scholar at Jesus College, Cambridge. Dr Lee Kang Hoe also received support from the Kuok Foundation in Malaysia for his medical studies and underwent an internship with Professor Sir Roy Calne at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and finished his general medicine training at Cambridge before his return to Singapore.

After his returned to Singapore, Dr Lee Kang Hoe then started liver dialysis programme at National University Hospital before he joined Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore where he has expanded the liver dialysis programme to include other devices, and also helped set up the dedicated liver ICU where he has been active in the management of liver failure and liver transplant patients.

Dr Lee Kang Hoe was one of the founding members of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine and is currently still a member of the Specialist Training Committee for Intensive Care Medicine and has published extensively in the critical care and liver transplant areas. Dr Lee Kang Hoe has also been involved in various research protocols together with scientists at NUS and A*STAR in Singapore. 

What I do

Dr Lee Kang Hoe provides clinical services such as:
- Liver Transplantation
- Liver Failure Management
- Liver Cancer
- Fatty Liver
- Liver Cirrhosis
- Viral Hepatits
- Liver Dialysis
- Post Liver Transplant Care
- Pneumonia
- Severe Sepsis with Multi Organ Failure
- Ventilator Dependent Patients

Dr Tan Kai Chah

General Surgeon
 
Asian American Liver Centre
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe
#02-36A/36B/37
6A Napier Road, S 258500

Professional Statement

Dr Tan Kai Chah is a renowned liver surgeon practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He specialises in hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplants and has trained, practised and worked in the United Kingdom.

During his time in the United Kingdom, Dr Tan pioneered various liver transplant procedures for both adults and paediatric patients; these include the first ‘split-liver’ transplant, the first auxiliary liver graft, five combined liver-kidney procedures and two combined heart-liver transplant.

Dr Tan spent six years as the senior liver transplant surgeon in King’s College Hospital, London, where he trained 26 surgeons and performed more than 400 procedures. He also advised and helped implement the Irish National Liver Transplant Programme at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.

In 1994, Dr Tan returned to Southeast Asia and set up his private practice, the Asian Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation (ACLDT), in Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore and the Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

From 1996 to March 2002, Dr Tan was director of the Liver Transplant Programme at Singapore’s National University Hospital, where he performed 72 transplants, both adult and paediatric. He also started a Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) programme at SJMC in 1995, where he has performed more than 50 procedures before he left.

Dr Tan’s work primarily involves general hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. In January 2002, Dr Tan and his team at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore were authorised to perform LDLTs. In April that same year, Dr Tan performed the first successful adult-to-adult LDLT in Southeast Asia. To date, the team in Gleneagles Hospital has performed more than 240 LDLT procedures.

What I do

Dr Tan Kai Chah provides clinical services, such as:
* Liver Transplantation
* Hepatobiliary Surgery
* Fatty Liver
* Liver cancer
* Liver Cirrhosis
* Viral Hepatitis
* Chronis Liver Diseases
* Acute Liver Diseases