Dr Dave Lee is a graduate of National University of Singapore Medical School. He completed his orthopaedic specialist training in 2009. Under the Singapore Ministry of Health Scholarship, he underwent a sports surgery fellowship in Louisville, USA; where he was involved in the surgical care and rehabilitation of professional and elite NCAA College athletes. This was followed by a lower limb surgery fellowship in Heidelberg, Germany; focusing on lower limb reconstructions and joint preservation surgery.
Dr Lee specialises in arthroscopic repair of knee and shoulder with a special interest in knee preservation. Over the last 12 years, he has performed more than 3000 arthroscopic surgeries of the knee, shoulder, ankle and hip. This includes over 1500 knee ligament reconstructions and over 400 knee preservation procedures as osteotomies, meniscus transplants, cartilage repair and reconstructions.
Dr Lee uses cutting edge surgical techniques to return athletes to previous level of sports. He understands that a team approach involving the surgeon, sports physicians, physiotherapists, athletic trainers and psychologists is critical for optimal recovery after a sports injury.
He is frequently invited to lecture at regional and international sports meeting on knee repair. He has been involved as organising chair or teaching faculty in over 30 local and overseas cadaveric workshops.