Dr Lui Hock Foong

Dr Lui Hock Foong

Biography

Dr LUI Hock Foong

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Gleneagles Hospital
Singapore


Dr Lui graduated first in class in the final MBBS examinations from the National University of Singapore in 1990 and pursued his postgraduate training in internal medicine with the Ministry of Health, Singapore, before leaving for his advanced specialty training in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology at the Lister Postgraduate Institute, the Royal Infirmary of Edinburg, Scottish Liver Transplant Unit and Chelsea and Wetsminister Hospital (London)

He returned to Singapore in 2000 and worked in Singapore General Hospital as Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist before embarking on a career in Gleneagles Hospital in 2006, whilst remaining as Visiting Consultant with the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Liver Transplant Unit, Singapore General Hospital. He is also the Medical Director of the Mount Elizabeth Liver Transplant Programme, a member of the Sing-Kobe Transplant Centre, and a visiting consultant with the Kobe International Foundation Medical Centre in Kobe, Japan.

He is active in providing care to patients in areas of gastroenterology, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, hepatology and liver transplantation. In particular he has special interest in chronic hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension and liver transplantation.

Dr Lui is active in various local and international forums of gastroenterology.  He is the Chairman of the National Foundation for Digestive Disease, the Secretary of the Chapter of Gastroenterologists, College of Physicians, Singapore, a member of the Asia Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver Working Party on Portal Hypertension, a member of the Ministry of Health (Singapore) Working Party on Hepatitis B and Hepatocellular Carcinoma and is a past editor of GutViews, the publication arm of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore. He held two terms as scientific chairman of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore.