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Dr Lee Chee Meng

Dr Lee Chee Meng

MBBS (NUS, S'pore), M Med (Surgery), FRCSEd (General Surgery) (RCS, UK)

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre
  • Associate Consultant Department of General Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Breast Service Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


​Dr Lee Chee Meng is an Associate Consultant of Breast Service in the Department of Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital. He is also part of the Singhealth-Duke NUS Breast Centre.

Dr Lee graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2009, and received his formal general surgery training under the Singhealth General Surgery Residency Program.
He completed his membership examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (Surgery) in 2011 and obtained the Master of Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore in 2019.
He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (General Surgery) in 2020.

Dr Lee practices at Sengkang General Hospital's department of General Surgery and specialises in Breast Surgery and Trauma Surgery. The treatment of elderly women with breast cancer is a key interest area for Dr Lee, as the proportion of elderly patient presenting with cancer increases with the improving life expectancy of women in Singapore. He believes that age should not be a determinant of fitness for surgery and cancer treatment, and treatment outcomes in elderly patients can be just as good as their younger counterparts.

Dr Lee has a special interest in the field of Trauma and is committed to the care of polytrauma patients. Dr Lee is also heavily involved in medical student and postgraduate residency education and serves as a clinical tutor and mentor.


  • MBBS (NUS, Singapore) 2009
  • M Med (Surgery) 2019
  • FRCSEd (General Surgery) (RCS, UK) 2021

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


​Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Awards 2019/2020 – Outstanding Faculty Award

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

​Lee CM, Cheong KX, S Kesavan, Teo CCM. Extramammary Paget’s Disease in an Asian Population: A Single Centre’s Experience. Austral-Asian Journal of Cancer, Jan 14, 13 (1): 21-30

Lee CM, Sim A, Kurugulasigamoney G, Ng LG. Heart failure as the first manifestation of renal cell carcinoma. Korean Journal of Urology. 2015;56(1):82-85.

Koh YX, Tay TK, Xu S, Lee CM, Teo MC. A clinical series and literature review of the management of inguinal nodal metastases in patients with primary extramammary Paget disease of the scrotum. Asian J Surg. 2015 Jan;38(1):40-6.

Lee CM, Tan KMV, Tan KTB, et al. Perioperative Outcomes of Therapeutic Breast Surgery in the Elderly. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2016 Jun;45(6):261-3

Lee CM, Zheng H, Tan VK, et al. Surgery for early breast cancer in the extremely elderly leads to improved outcomes - An Asian population study. Breast. 2017 Dec;36:44-48.

Research Trials

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