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A/Prof. Gwee Kok Ann

A/Prof. Gwee Kok Ann

Designation: Consultant Gastroenterologist, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine (NUS)


Language spoken: English, Bahasa Melayu, Mandarin

Hospital Affiliation:
Gleneagles Hospital

Clinic Address:
Stomach Liver & Bowel Clinic
6A Napier Road #05-37 Singapore 258500

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Sat: 08:30AM - 01:00PM

Tel: 64746848

Fax: 64758285

Dr Gwee Kok Ann is a consultant gastroenterologist practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He specialises in the management of irritable bowel syndrome, chronic constipation, persistent diarrhoea, Helicobacter pylori infection and reflux oesophagitis.

Dr Gwee graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1985, undertook postgraduate training in the United Kingdom and Canada, and obtained his PhD from the University of Sheffield for his thesis on post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome.

He has been regularly invited to speak at international scientific meetings including the World Congress of Gastroenterology at Montreal in 2005 and the Joint International Neurogastroenterology & Motility Meeting which will be held in Boston in August 2010.

Dr Gwee holds appointments as Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore, Scientific Chair of the Asian Neurogastroenterology & Motility Association, and a member of the World Gastroenterology Organisation’s IBS Guideline Review Team.

He is also the founding President of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Support Group in Singapore, and a member of the Asian Honorary Editorial Advisory Board of MIMS Guide. He is the lead author for the Asian Consensus on the Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Professional Positions and Memberships:
Editorial Board, Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology;
Associate Editor, Journal Neurogastroenterology & Motility;
Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

MBBS 1985 - NUS
Mmed (Int. Med.) 1990 - NUS
MRCP (UK) 1990 - Royal Colleges of Physicians, UK
FAMS (Gastroenterology) 1995 - Academy of Medicine, Singapore
PhD 1998 - University of Sheffield, UK
FRCP (London) 2001 - Royal College Physicians, London
FRCP (Glasgow) 2001 - Royal College Physicians, Glasgow

Awards and Publications
Best Free Paper Prize 1991 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia;
Young Investigator Best Poster Prize - 1994 - Manchester, UK;
Functional Brain-Gut Research Group's Young Investigator's Award: ranked second overall - 1998 - Louisiana, USA

Dr Gwee’s research on irritable bowel syndrome has been published in international journals like the Lancet, Gut and American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr Gwee is a reviewer for prestigious international medical journals including the Lancet, Gastroenterology, Gut and American Journal of Gastroenterology. He is on the editorial board of Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, associate editor of Journal Neurogastroenterology & Motility, editorial board of Indian Journal of Gastroenterology.

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