Dr Cheryl Lee, MBBS
(Singapore), FRCOphth (UK)
Dr Cheryl Lee
brings back with her more than 10 years of experience in ophthalmology practice
in the United Kingdom, United States and France. She underwent her
Ophthalmology training in Cheltenham, Cambridge
and Bristol in the UK,
with clinical attachments at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida and the
Pitie-Salpetriere in Paris,
France. She was
a consultant medical and surgical retinal specialist in London before her current appointment.
She is trained in
the management of cataracts, medical retinal conditions such as diabetic
retinopathy and macula degeneration, ocular inflammatory disease (uveitis) as
well as being a retinal surgeon. Dr Lee is also trained to work with children
having done a paediatric ophthalmology fellowship in the UK.
Dr Lee has strong
interest in academia and was a lecturer at the University of Bristol, UK and
was voted as best teacher of the year 2007/2008. Her academic interests have
brought with it several distinctions including: Top 10 in Alcon Glaucoma UK
Competition (2005), Marie Comer Anglian Prize in Ophthalmology, University of Cambridge (2003) and the Gold Medal and
Book Prize in Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore (1994).
Dr Lee has been
involved in laboratory research in retinal stem cells and was a clinical
investigator for LUCENTIS® (ranibizumab injection) which has revolutionised the
treatment of age related macular degeneration. She was also the surgeon for European
trials for macula hole surgery.
Dr Lee is
multilingual and is fluent in English, Mandarin, Malay, French, Spanish, Teochew,
Hokkien and Cantonese. She is also qualified to practise in the United States and United Kingdom.