dr lewis liew choon how




Place of Practice


Practice Address

Gleneagles Medical Centre: 6 Napier Road, #07-15
Singapore 258499

Tel: (65) 6475 3668

Practice Website



Consultant Urologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon



MB ChB (Sheffield), FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Urology)

About Dr Liew

Dr Lewis Liew graduated in 1992 from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. He then continued his basic surgical training in the United Kingdom and obtained his surgical fellowship, from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 1997. He subsequently joined the Advanced Urological Training Program at National University Hospital, Singapore in 1998. He completed his urological specialist training in 2002.

Dr Liew spent a year as Clinical Fellow in Endourology and Laparoscopy under the mentorship of Dr. Adrian Joyce, at St. James’ University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom. He has been involved as faculty and instructor in numerous laparoscopic courses and workshops. He underwent Robotic Surgery training in 2006 and has experienced in Robotic Assisted Prostatectomy using the Da Vinci Robot.

Dr Liew appointed as Consultant Urologist in 2004 following his return from his fellowship training in United Kingdom. He established a comprehensive laparoscopic service in Urology at the Department of Urology, National University Hospital before leaving for private practice in 2007. He is currently a Visiting Consultant to National University Hospital. He is a Kidney Transplant Surgeon and a member of the National Kidney Transplant Team, Ministry of Health, Singapore.

Dr Liew has numerous publications in peer reviewed local and international medical journals and book chapters. He has been invited to deliver lectures at many local and regional meetings and continuous medical education activities.

Specialized Services

• Urological Evaluation (kidney ultrasound, flexible cystoscopy, uroflow, residual urine assessment, transrectal ultrasound of prostate, urodynamics study)

• Urinary Stone Treatment (ESWL, PCNL, ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy, open surgery for large kidney stones)

• Kidney Surgery (open and laparoscopic radical and partial nephrectomy, living related kidney transplantation)

• Renal Access Surgery (haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis access surgery)

• Bladder Surgery (transurethral bladder tumour resection, bladder stone removal, radical cystectomy)

• Prostate Surgery (transurethral resection of prostate, greenlight laser prostatectomy, radical prostatectomy)

• Laparoscopic Urological Surgery (nephrectomy, pyeloplasty, adrenalectomy, hernia surgery, robotic-assisted prostatectomy)

• Female Urology (collagen injection, tension vaginal tape, birsch colposuspension)

• Male Urology (circumcision, urethroplasty, cancer surgery, microsurgical varicocele ligation, excision of hydrocele and epididymal cyst, testicular biopsy and sperm retrieval for subfertility treatment)

• Men's Health and Male Aging Treatment (erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, treatment of STDs, vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, andropause)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

• Member of the National Kidney Transplant Team, Ministry of Health, Singapore.

• Life Member and current Treasurer of the Singapore Urological Association.

• Member of the Societe Internationale d'Urologie and Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia