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Dr Lu Jirong

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Designations:
  • Associate Consultant, Department of Urology, National University Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, Kidney Transplantation, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation, National University Hospital
  • Clinical Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 
Qualifications:
MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edin), MCI (S’pore), FAMS Urology (S’pore), FRCS (Glasg)(Urol)
Specialties:
Organ Transplantation, Urology
Sub-specialties:
Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation, Renal Transplant, Urologic Oncology
Special Interests:
Kidney Transplantation

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​Dr Lu Jirong graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2009 and obtained membership with the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2013. He was awarded the MOH Healthcare Research Scholarship in 2015 to pursue the Master of Clinical Investigation (MCI) at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. At the same time, he completed his Urology Residency training at National University Hospital and received specialist accreditation in Urology in 2019. He has been a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since then. 

Dr Lu manages a variety of urology conditions, including oncology and benign diseases, with a special interest in kidney transplantation surgery. He is also a Clinical Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and actively participates in undergraduate and postgraduate education. His research interests include surgical simulation training and translational research, holding grants in these areas. He has also participated in multiple overseas humanitarian trips providing medical and surgical care to the less privileged in the region. 

Dr Lu believes in the importance of the physician-patient partnership in the pathway to recovery and wellness — by empowering patients and at the same time delivering patient-centric expertise and care.