Prostate cancer; kidney cancer; bladder cancer; robotic & laparoscopic surgery; kidney stone surgery; kidney transplant; hernia surgery
Dr. Lewis Liew graduated in 1992 from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. He then continued his basic surgical training in the United Kingdom and obtained his surgical fellowship, from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 1997. He subsequently joined the Advanced Urological Training Program at National University Hospital, Singapore in 1998. He completed his urological specialist training in 2002. He is Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore as well as Fellow of Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh.
Dr. Liew spent a year as Clinical Fellow in Endourology and Laparoscopy under the mentorship of Dr. Adrian Joyce, at St. James’ University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom. He has been involved as faculty and instructor in numerous laparoscopic courses and workshops. He underwent Robotic Surgery training in 2006 and has experienced in Robotic Assisted Prostatectomy using the Da Vinci Robot.
Dr. Liew appointed as Urologist in 2004 following his return from his fellowship training in United Kingdom. He established a comprehensive laparoscopic service in Urology at the Department of Urology, National University Hospital. He has performed various innovative laparocopic urological surgeries including laparoscopic prostatectomy, nephrectomy, nephroureterectomy, revision of peritoneal dialysis catheter, ureterolithotomy, Boari flap reimplantation of ureter, and pyeloplasty.
Dr. Liew started his private practice at Gleneagles Medical Centre in 2007. He is currently a Visiting Doctor to National University Hospital. He is a fully gazetted Kidney Transplant Surgeon and member of the National Kidney Transplant Team, Ministry of Health, Singapore.
Dr Liew has numerous publications in peer reviewed local and international medical journals and book chapters. He has been invited to deliver lecture at many local and regional meetings and continuous medical education activities.
Dr. Liew is a life member and the current Treasurer of the Singapore Urological Association. He is also a member of the Societe Internationale d’Urologie and Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia.