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Dr Leo Seo Wei
Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist
Dr Leo Seo Wei - Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dr Leo Seo Wei is a Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist in Singapore with over two decades of clinical experience under her belt. Throughout her career, the accomplished eye specialist has received numerous awards and valuable stints in ophthalmology, both in Singapore and the United States.

Dr Leo’s philosophy in medicine is to only provide safe, modern and evidence-backed treatments, and to customize each treatment plan to fit the unique needs of each patient. Dr Leo even puts her diverse patient base at ease due to her multilingual nature – she speaks English, Mandarin, Chinese dialects, basic Bahasa Indonesian, and even Japanese!

Dr Leo believes that the quality of a patient’s journey from the point of consultation to recovery is crucial in ensuring better outcomes; thus you can be assured of being in a welcoming environment, being well-informed and receiving attentive follow-ups to facilitate optimal recovery.

Qualifications, Awards & Professional Memberships
  • MBBS (National University of Singapore)
    • Gold Medal and Book Prize in Ophthalmology
  • Membership of The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology)
  • Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore)
  • Health Manpower Development Plan Award – Ministry of Health (Singapore)
  • Cleared the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE)
  • Clinical Excellence (Excellent Service Award - EXSA) – Silver (2008), Gold (2009)
Professional Appointments
  • Former Head, Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
    • National Healthcare Group Eye Institute
  • Senior Visiting Ophthalmologist, Dept of Ophthalmology
    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    • Formerly set up and helmed the Eye Alignment Clinic & Children’s Eye Centre
  • Visiting Consultant
    • KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital
Medical Training
  • Clinical Fellowship: (ACGME) Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education & (AAPOS) American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus-Accredited Clinical Fellowship
    • University of Michigan
    • W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor
    • Under the tutelage of Professor Monte Del Monte & Professor Steven Archer
  • Professional Stint with Dr Kenneth Wright
    • Wright Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Los Angeles
  • Completed Basic & Advanced Specialist Training
    • Singapore National Eye Centre
    • National University Hospital
    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Academic Appointments & Research
  • Inaugural Faculty – AAPOS-Tianjin Eye Centre Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Programme
  • Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Core Faculty, Singapore Polytechnic-Manchester University Optometry Degree Programme
  • The Eye Institute-Pfizer Research Prize for Best Original Paper (2004)
  • Best of Show, 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Presented at Ophthalmology Conferences in Asia-Pacific, Europe and USA
  • Performed Live Surgery at International Conferences
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