Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist
Medical Conditions Treated:
English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia
MB ChB (United Kingdom), MRCP (United Kingdom), PhD (Bham) (United Kingdom), CCT (United Kingdom), Specialist Register (United Kingdom)
Dr. Vincent Lai’s expertise is in the treatment of inflammatory conditions in the gastrointestinal tract and the liver, such as inflammatory bowel disease and hepatitis. He received his basic medical degree from the University of Sheffield in England and underwent specialist training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in England. He spent five years in Birmingham, which is one of the largest Liver Transplant Units in Europe, further developing his skills and experience.
Dr. Lai’s passion for research has led him to complete his Ph.D. degree at the University of Birmingham, where he investigated liver immunity in viral hepatitis. He was awarded the prestigious Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellowship, a testament to his outstanding work in the field.
He is accredited by the Specialist Accreditation Board in gastroenterology in England and has worked as a consultant in a teaching hospital before joining the liver transplant programme in the National University Hospital Singapore.
Dr. Lai has also been instrumental in supporting the setup of colorectal cancer screening in Derby Hospital in the UK, a vital service that has saved many lives.