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About Dr Eric Wee

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Gastroenterology

2. Services

  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Blood in Stools
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diarrhoea and Constipation
  • Digestive Problems (Bloating, Gastric Pain, Indigestion)
  • Endoscopy Screening for Esophageal, Stomach, and Colon Cancer
  • Gall Bladder (Biliary) Stone Treatment 
  • Gastroesophageal Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Treatment
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease (Abnormal Liver Tests, Fatty Liver, Hepatitis B & C)
  • Pancreatic Disease (Cysts and Cancer)
  • Ulcerative Colitis Treatment 

3. Experience

Dr Eric Wee has over 15 years of experience in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He specializes in digestive and bowel problems such as gastric pain, reflux, bloating and irritable bowel syndrome, as well as pancreatic and liver diseases such as viral hepatitis, fatty liver and cirrhosis. He performs endoscopic therapy for inoperable gastrointestinal cancers. He currently practices at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.

Dr Wee has performed over 10,000 endoscopic procedures such as gastroscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound and enteroscopy. He completed a fellowship in advanced endoscopy at the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, one of the Centres of Excellence identified by the World Endoscopy Organisation and Mayo Clinic.

Dr Wee’s past appointments include the Head of the Division of Gastroenterology and Chairman of the Nutrition Workgroup at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, a senior clinical lecturer at the National University of Singapore (NUS), a visiting consultant at the gastroenterology departments of Tan Tock Seng Hospital and National University Hospital, and Associate Programme Director of the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Gastroenterology Senior Residency Programme.

Currently, he is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, a Member of the American Gastroenterological Association and a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore. He is also an executive committee member of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore and the Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Having many experience and knowledge, Dr Wee has published articles and co-authored book chapters on gastric pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, endoscopy and nutrition and was appointed appointed by the Academy of Medicine to provide advice on the care of a patient as an independent medical expert.

4. Awards and Achievements

  • Alexandra Health Service Champion Award - 2013
  • Alexandra Health overseas training sponsorship - 2011
  • Fellowship, Health Manpower Development Programme from the Singapore National Healthcare Group at the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in India, and at the Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Ministry of Health (Singapore) Human Manpower Development Plan Scholarship - 2010
  • National Healthcare Group Quality pillar award - 2008
  • National Excellent Service Award (Gold) - 2008
 

5. Publications

6. More Information

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Mandarin

 

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