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Dr Lu Wei

Gastroenterology

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Fax
6258 0509

Website
http://www.gutcare.com.sg/

Clinic
gutCARE Digestive•Liver•Endoscopy Associates

Address
Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #07-55
Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours
8.30am to 1pm & 2pm to 5.30pm (Mon - Fri)
8.30am to 12.30pm (Sat)

Biography
Dr Lu is a gastroenterologist at Mount Alvernia Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital, Parkway East Hospital, and Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, Singapore. Her subspecialist clinical interests include cirrhosis, fatty liver, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, liver cancers and pancreatobiliary disorders.

She has served full-time in the public sector for 16 years. After obtaining her basic medical degree (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore in 2006, she underwent internal medicine and gastroenterology training in National University Hospital. She attained Membership of the Royal College of Physician (MRCP UK) in 2010, Master of Medicine (MMed) in 2011, and gastroenterology specialist accreditation in 2013 respectively. Subsequently she pursued further training in liver disorders and endoscopic ultrasound overseas under the 2016 Healthcare Manpower Development Programme awarded by the Ministry of Health. Upon returning, she developed endoscopic ultrasound service at Ng TengFong Hospital, and worked as senior consultant gastroenterologist before leaving for private practice.

She is an accomplished endoscopist experienced in performing diagnostic and screening scopes such as gastroscopy, colonoscopy including advanced imaging techniques such as narrow-band imaging, and video capsule endoscopy. She also performed therapeutic endoscopic procedures such as polypectomy, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion, endoscopic treatment of bleeding ulcers, ligation and injection of varices. She built the endoscopic ultrasound service at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and served at the hospital’s endoscopy committee.

Dr Lu was a clinical lecturer for Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. She received the Outstanding Young Undergraduate Tutor Award for 2014/2015. She was a clinical physician faculty member for the NUHS Gastroenterology Senior Residency Programme and was involved in teaching gastroenterology trainees. She is also a clinic preceptor to Master of Nursing students. She strongly believes in the importance of public awareness and knowledge of digestive diseases, and was invited speaker for IBS Support Group Singapore Public Forum, National Foundation for Digestive Diseases and World Hepatitis Day.