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Dr Lynette Loo Mee Ann

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Credential:
MBBS (University of Malaya), MRCS (Edinburgh), MPH (NUS), MMed (NUS), FRCS (Edinburgh)
Designation:
Consultant, Division of General Surgery (Trauma), Department of Surgery, National University Hospital
Specialty:
Surgery
Sub Specialty:
General Surgery
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Abdominal Injuries, Chest Injuries, Extremities and Pelvic Injuries, Facial Injuries, Head Injuries, Spinal Injuries
Special Interest:
Trauma Surgery, Critical care, Minimally-invasive Surgery (Acute care surgery)
Institution:
National University Hospital
National University Health System
Alexandra Hospital

Dr Lynette Loo Mee Ann is a Consultant in the Division of General Surgery at the National University Hospital (NUH) Singapore. Upon finishing compulsory medical officer service in Malaysia where she obtained her basic surgical training, she successfully completed advance surgical training in NUH, Singapore and public health training in National University of Singapore concurrently.

Dr Lynette Loo's specialty is General Surgery, whose special interest is in care of severely injured patients and acutely-ill patients thus culminating in the portfolio of trauma surgery, emergency general surgery and critical care in surgery. Her research interest includes trauma epidemiology, general surgery, public health research and acute care surgery.

She is passionate about healthcare quality improvement and patient safety with involvement in the hospital-wide quality improvement initiatives. She is also one of the tutors in the clinical foundation scheme for the undergraduate medical student in Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and she is closely involved in the postgraduate training of doctors in General Surgery and critical care for surgeons in National University Hospital.

Awards and Honours

- Long Service Award, NUH, Jul 2015

- Ethicon Prize Finalist in the 11th Congress of the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons and Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia 2008 in Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

- International participant in the Future of Suture Competition 2008 (B.Braun) – representing Malaysia

- Dean's list, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya 2005

Professional Memberships

- The Low Fall as a Surrogate Marker of Frailty Predicts Long-Term Mortality in Older Trauma Patients. PLoS One. 2015; 10(9): e0137127

- Implications of morbid obesity and surgery for the obese. Ann Acad Med Singapore. Jun 2014. Vol 43 (6): 328-330

- Laparoscopic excision of intrathoracic oesophageal duplication cyst in a Singaporean adult male. Ann Acad Med Singapore. Mac 2012


Contact

Appt Tel:
Fax:
+65 6776 4829