Language spoken: English, Mandarin, Hokkien
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Dr Leo Adult & Paediatric Eye Specialist
3 Mount Elizabeth #10-04 Singapore 228510
Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Sat: 08:30AM - 01:00PM
Dr Leo Seo Wei graduated from medical school at the NUS in 1996 with the Gold Medal & Book Prize in Ophthalmology. After completing basic specialist training in SNEC, NUH and TTSH, she obtained her Membership of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Ophth) in 2000 and Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) in 2001. Dr Leo Seo Wei subsequently did her advanced Specialist training in Ophthalmology at TTSH. She obtained the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd (Ophth)) in 2004 and was inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (Ophthalmology) in 2004. Dr Leo Seo Wei received the Health Manpower Development Plan award from the Ministry of Health, Singapore. She also passed the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) and subsequently completed 2 intensive clinical fellowships in the USA. The first was an (ACGME) Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and (AAPOS) American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus-accredited clinical fellowship at the University of Michigan and W.K Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, under the tutelage of Prof Monte Del Monte and Prof Steven Archer. This was followed by a shorter stint with the renowned Dr Kenneth Wright in Los Angeles. Dr Leo Seo Wei returned to Singapore to work as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Department of Ophthalmology, TTSH where she set up and helmed the Eye Alignment Clinic & Children’s Eye Centre. Dr Leo Seo Wei was also inaugural faculty for the AAPOS –TianJin Eye Centre Paediatric Ophthalmology fellowship programme. Prior to starting private practice in 2012, she was Senior Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, TTSH and Head, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, National Healthcare Group Eye Institute. She was also clinical lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, NUS, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; Core faculty, Singapore Polytechnic- Manchester University Optometry degree programme and Visiting Consultant, KKWCH.
Awards and Publications
Dr Leo Seo Wei has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and presented at international conferences in Asia-Pacific, Europe and USA. Besides being invited to conduct instructional workshops, Dr Leo Seo Wei has also performed live surgery at various international conferences. Accolades for her research work include 2004 The Eye Institute-Pfizer Research Prize for Best Original Paper and the best of show at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Throughout the years, Dr Leo Seo Wei has won numerous service excellence awards, including Clinical Excellence (EXSA) Silver 2008, Gold 2009. She is also a reviewer for many journals including Survey of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology. She is currently in the Scientific Bureau of the World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus. She was also a committee member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016-2017.