Dr Leslie Kuek Bak Kim

Plastic Surgeon
41 years of experience


Plastic Surgery


MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh, Glasgow), FAMS (Plastic Surgery) 

What I do

Dr Leslie Kuek Bak Kim provides cosmetic surgery for:
- Face
- Breast
- Body Contouring
- Threadlift Surgery
See more [ + ]- Fat Injections
- Non-Surgical Rejuvenation
- Ultherapy
- Botox
- Fillers
- Laser Treatments
- Microdermabrasion
- Lightwave Therapy
- Body Shaping

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Clinic Locations

Leslie Kuek Plastic Surgery
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #05-41
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

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Professional Statement

Dr. Leslie Kuek, a certified plastic surgeon, is registered with the Singapore Academy of Medicine. He was the president of the Singapore Society of Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Surgeons till 2003, and was also the former president of the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons. 

Dr. Leslie Kuek graduated with a basic medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1981 and obtained his advanced surgery degrees from ... See more [ + ]the Royal Colleges of Edinburgh & Glasgow in 1986. In 1989, he won the Young Surgeon’s Award for best scientific research. He further advanced his skills in plastic surgery training at the Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Tokyo, Japan & Taipei Chang Gung Hospital, Taiwan. He worked in the department of Plastic Surgery in Singapore General Hospital from 1986 to 1995 before he began his private practice at the Gleneagles Medical Centre.

Dr. Leslie Kuek is a pioneer in the development of Plastic Surgery in Singapore. He was instrumental in developing the Breast Reconstruction & Facial Paralysis Reconstruction programs in the Department of Plastic Surgery of Singapore General Hospital. Moreover, he was also a clinical teacher and lecturer in Plastic Surgery to trainee medical students and nurses.As a senior member of the Plastic Surgery community, Dr. Leslie Kuek is much sought after by TV and Radio Media, as well as local and foreign magazines and newspapers for his opinions and ideas on issues pertaining to the field of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery. He has given, and continues to give numerous lectures and public talks on Plastic Surgery both in Singapore and overseas.

Some of the publications Dr. Leslie Kuek has been featured in include Her World, Female, Dare, Cream, Prestige, Next Magazine (Hong Kong), The Singapore Women's Weekly, Asiaweek, The Straits Times, Lian He Zao Bao, Lian He Wan Bao, Crew Magazine, Indonesia Tatler, This Quarterly:Timely Health Information & Style to name a few. He has also contributed many articles to various Cosmetic Surgery and Beauty Magazines.

In addition, Dr. Leslie Kuek was the plastic surgeon who led a volunteer team of Singaporean doctors and nurses to help the victims of the Bali bomb blast in October 2002. He was also involved as a member of the Parkway medical relief mission to Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Tsunami in December 2004. 

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Languages Spoken

Chinese, English, Malay


National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Dr Leslie Kuek Bak Kim won the Young Surgeon’s Award for best scientific research, 1989. Dr. Leslie Kuek has been interviewed on TV and Radio Media, as well as local and foreign magazines and newspapers giving his views and ideas on matters relating to Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery.  He has also lectured and conducted symposiums and workshops on Plastic Surgery, both in Singapore and internationally. In Oct 2002, Dr Leslie Kuek led a team of volunteers, comprising Singaporean doctors and nurses, to help the victims of the Bali bomb blast. He was also involved in the medical relief mission to Sri Lanka following the aftermath of the December 2004 tsunami.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Visiting Consultant, Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
Consultant, Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 1986 to 1994
Past President, Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons, 1995 - 1997
See more [ + ] Past President, Singapore Society of Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Surgeons, 2000 – 2003
Member, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Member, Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons
Member, Singapore Society of Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Surgery
Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Member, Oriental Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Member, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Member, Society for Laser & Medicine, Singapore
Member, Association for Burn Injuries, Singapore
Member, Cleft Lip & Palate association of Singapore
Member, Singapore Society for, Head & Neck Cancer Surgery

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
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Insurances Accepted