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About Dr Lui Hock Foong

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Gastroenterology

2. Services

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Liver transplant
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Failure

3. Experience

Dr. Lui Hock Foong is a board-certified gastroenterologist and hepatologist currently practicing at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He specializes in digestive disorders and liver transplant for liver diseases such as liver cancer and liver failure and regularly performs diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.

Graduating from NUS in 1990, Dr Lui undertook his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine with the Ministry of Health in Singapore, before leaving for the United Kingdom for his advanced specialty training. Dr Lui completed his training in gastroenterology and hepatology at the Lister Postgraduate Institute, the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit and the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital (London).

Currently, Dr Lui is the Medical Director of the Mount Elizabeth Liver Transplant Programme, a member of the Sing-Kobe Transplant Centre, a visiting consultant with Singapore General Hospital (Liver Transplantation and Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology) and a visiting consultant with the Kobe International Foundation Medical Centre in Kobe, Japan.

In addition to that, Dr Lui also actively contributes in various local and international forums of gastroenterology. He holds the roles of the chairman of the National Foundation of Digestive Disease, the secretary of the Chapter of Gastroenterology of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, a member of the Asia Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver Working Party on Portal Hypertension, a member of the Ministry of Health (Singapore) Working Party on Hepatitis B and Hepatocellular Carcinoma and is a former editor of GutViews, the publication arm of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore. He held two terms as scientific chairman of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore.

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