16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Thomas WK Lew

Affiliation: Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care & Pain Medicine Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore;

Connection with WFSA (if any): Nil

Award / titles received: 1) Associate Professor, National University of Singapore School of Medicine, 2) Hon. Adjunct Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, 3) Hon. Consultant in Neuroanaesthesia (SpKNA), Indonesian College of Anesthesia and Reanimation.

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: His clinical research interests are in neuroanaesthesia, neurotrauma, and critical care medicine includes original first or senior author publications in JAMA, Analgesia & Anesthesia, Journal of Trauma, Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Anesthesia & Intensive Care, and the Int J Health Care Qual Assur, Albin’s Textbook of Neuroanaesthesia and the pocket companion to Shoemaker’s Textbook of Critical Care (1995. He was co-editor of the TTSH-NNI ICU Handbook (1st & 2nd editions). His current interests are in system-wide healthcare transformation, improvement science, implementation strategies, organizational change strategies, and the ethical conduct of hospital practice.

Link to department website: https://www.ttsh.com.sg/patient-guide/find-care/clinics/page.aspx?clid=79

Biography: Thomas Lew is Chairman of the Medical Board and Director of Quality at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). He was aCo-director,Neurological Intensive Care Unit,National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) Singapore;and formerly Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology, TTSH. He is dual accredited in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, andtrained at the National University of Singapore, UPMC (Pittsburgh) theCleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio., andUCBerkeley (Haas) .He was a past President of the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists, a foundation exco member of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine (Singapore) and a foundation excomember of the Asian Society of Neuroanaesthesia and Critical Care.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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