Dr Lee Wai Peng
Dr Lee Wai Peng – Breast Surgeon in Singapore
Dr Lee Wai Peng is a Senior Consultant and Breast Surgeon in Singapore specialising in benign and malignant breast conditions. Prior to joining Solis, she was a Senior Consultant and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Changi General Hospital (CGH). Dr Lee Wai Peng is an appointed member of the Singapore Society of Oncology.
Dr Lee graduated from National University of Singapore in 2007 and was granted Masters of Medicine (Surgery) in 2014. After completing her advanced specialist training in general surgery, she became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2014. She completed observership in renowned centres in Japan and UK to further her skills in managing patients with breast cancers, and to keep abreast of the latest advancement in surgical techniques for partial and full breast reconstruction.
Dr Lee received numerous service awards including the Eastern Health Alliance Service Award (2012), SingHealth 10 Year Long Service Award (2017), Singapore Health Quality Service Silver Award (2018), and the Singapore Health Quality Gold Award (2020).
Dr Lee engages in research on methodologies to help breast cancer patients improve their quality of life. She is actively involved in publishing clinical findings and regularly reviews for international journals.
Her ongoing research includes understanding the prevalence of breast cancer-related lymphedema after treatment at Changi General Hospital and its associated impact on quality-of-life outcomes; evaluating the role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound as a predictive diagnostic tool in complex breast cysts; exploring the presence of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) effect on the survival outcome of invasive breast cancer; and much more. Her most recent interest is to explore the role and impact of metabolic syndrome on breast cancer patients and their prognosis.
She strives to provide holistic and individualised care with a personal touch for ladies with breast conditions. She is a strong advocate for encompassing cosmesis with surgical therapy.