A/Prof Gwee Kok Ann
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
National University of Singapore
Kok-Ann Gwee is Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore, and Consultant Gastroenterologist at Gleneagles Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from National University of Singapore, and his PhD from University of Sheffield for his thesis on Post-infection IBS. His research includes epidemiology and Asian socio-cultural perspectives of GI diseases, and the roles of inflammation, gut microbes, probiotics, sleep disturbance and psychological factors in FGID. A founding member and past president of the Asian Neurogastroenterology & Motility Association, Professor Gwee chaired the Rome-Asian Working Team, was a member of the Rome IV committees, and a recipient of the Rome Foundation Research Award 2014 and the lead author of the Asian Consensus on IBS and the Primary Care Management of Chronic Constipation in Asia: The ANMA Chronic Constipation Tool. Prof Gwee is leading an Asian-Pacific Association of Gastroenterology working team to develop guidelines for the management of overlapping functional GI disorders.