Dr Jarrod Lee is a specialist in gastroenterology, with a subspecialty interests in advanced endoscopy. He is a well-recognised endoscopist in the region, where he is one of a handful of doctors conferred the international title of FASGE, in recognition of his professional contributions to the endoscopic community. He has established himself in advanced endoscopy and complex endoscopic cases. He is one of a few doctors in Asia to win the coveted ASGE AV Award for endoscopy. In 2011, an international expert panel selected his submission over 100 submissions from 17 countries to win the prestigious international award. His technique for endoscopic ultrasound was included in the ASGE Learning Library, which serves as an international reference standard for endoscopy.
Dr Lee obtained his basic medical degree in 1998 and attained specialist accreditation in 2009. In 2010, he was invited to set up a Gastroenterology Service for the then newly opened Khoo Teck Puat Hospital where he established the Endoscopy Centre and Division of Gastroenterology. He left for the private sector in 2013 and ran a successful solo practice before founding gutCARE in 2014. Under his leadership, gutCARE has grown in stature and size to a subspecialty group practice with 6 clinics spanning the breath of gastroenterology.
Dr Lee is regularly invited as faculty in endoscopic workshops and conferences both locally and regionally. He lectures and performs demonstrations extensively, especially in his subspecialty interests of advanced endoscopy, digestive cancers and pancreatobiliary disorders. He is one of the few doctors in Singapore recognized as a ‘Key Opinion Leader’ by the industry leaders in endoscopy and is invited to evaluate new endoscopic technologies in Singapore. He reviews for the top endoscopy journals in the world and consults for the major companies in the endoscopy industry.