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Dr Wai Chun Tao, Desmond

Dr Wai Chun Tao, Desmond
Dr Wai Chun Tao, Desmond
  • Desmond Wai Liver & Gastrointestinal Diseases Centre

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #06-35
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6734 3414
  • Specialty

    • Gastroenterology
  • Qualifications

    • MBBS
    • M Med (Internal Medicine)
    • MRCP (UK)
    • Advanced Specialist Training (Gastroenterology)
    • Certificate of Advanced Specialist Training (Gastroenterology)
    • Fellowship (Hepatology) (US)
  • Languages Spoken

    • English

Background

  • Dr. Wai obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore in 1994. He passed his membership for the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom), Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1998, and completed his specialist training in internal medicine in 1999. Dr. Wai completed his advanced specialist training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2002. Following that, he pursued his Fellowship in Hepatology at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in the United States under the mentorship of world renowned Hepatologist, Professor Anna Lok. He was admitted as a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, (Edinburgh), the Singapore Gastroenterology Society Liver Transplant Programme and the Gastroenterology Society of Singapore.
  • Dr. Wai went into private practice at Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore on November 2006. He had received numerous awards such as the Young Clinician Award, Digestive Disease Week Thailand (1999), Heath Manpower Development Programme Fellowship (2002), 8th Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation: The Transplantation Society Travel Scholarship (2003) and Singapore National Day Award for Overcoming SARS-Commendation Medal (2003).
  • Dr Wai’s clinical interests include transplant hepatology and gastroenterology.

Awards

  • Young Clinician Award, Digestive Disease Week Thailand (1999) Health Manpower Development Programme Fellowship (2002) 8th Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation: The Transplantation Society Travel Scholarship (2003) Singapore National Day Award for Overcoming SARS - Commendation Medal (2003)

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