Dr Lui Hock Foong
Gastroenterologist and Physician
The Gastroenterology Group
Dr Lui graduated first in class in the final MBBS exams from the National University of Singapore. He then underwent Internal Medicine Specialist Training under the Ministry of Health Singapore attaining membership at the Royal Colleges of Physicians of England in 1994 and went on to train in
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, The
Scottish Liver Transplant Unit and the Lister Postgraduate Institute of the University of Edinburgh
and spent a year at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. He returned to Singapore and
took up position at the Singapore General Hospital before leaving as senior consultant in 2006 to
start his present practice at Gleneagles Hospital.
Dr Lui’s practice involves looking after individuals with general digestive and liver diseases, complex liver diseases and liver cirrhosis, liver transplantation. He performs diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. He serves as Visiting Consultant with 1) Singapore General Hospital, 2) Ni Ni Lab & Medical Centre, Myanmar (registered with the Myanmar Medical Council) and previously 3) Kobe International Foundation Medical Centre, Japan. in Kobe. He was Medical Director of the Mt Elizabeth Liver Transplant Programme. He in conversant in English, Mandarin, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia and dialects of Cantonese and Hokkien.
Dr Lui is active in local and international forums of Gastroenterology where he regularly delivers
lectures, holds executive positions (currently Secretary of The Asian GI Faculty, previously Chairman of the National Foundation of Digestive Disease, Secretary of the Chapter of Gastroenterology of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, Scientific Chairman of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore, and Editor of its Publication, GutViews), and was appointed by the Ministry of Health Singapore, the Asia Pacific Association for Study of Liver to formulate Expert Treatment Guidelines for treatment of Hepatitis B, Liver Cancer and Complications of Liver Cirrhosis.