Specialty: Diagnostic Radiology
Sub-specialties: Breast Imaging
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
3D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast Cancer, Breast Fibroadenoma, Breast Imaging, Breast Infection, Breast Lumps, Breast Needle Biopsies, Breast Vacuum-Assisted Biopsies, Contrast-Enhanced Mammography, Early Detection and Breast Screening, EOS Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Brain, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan, Mammography, Mammography, MRI-Guided Breast Biopsies, Nipple Discharge, Ultrasound Breast Elastography.
Dr Lester Leong is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Diagnostic ＆ Interventional Imaging at the KK Women's and Children's Hospital and the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the Singapore General Hospital. Dr Leong is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Program, SingHealth Services, Duke-NUS Medical School.
He completed his specialty traineeship in Diagnostic Radiology in Singapore. His subspecialty interest is breast imaging and he underwent a fellowship in breast imaging under the auspices of the SingHealth's Human Resource Development Program Scholarship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America in 2010. He did another fellowship in breast imaging at the St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, UK. He has special research interests in breast cancer screening, breast MRI imaging, ultrasound breast elastography, and imaging evaluation of axillary nodes.
Dr Leong is the Immediate Past Chairperson of the Chapter of Diagnostic Radiologists, College of Radiologists, Singapore and the Immediate Past Chair of the Breast Imaging Subsection, Singapore Radiological Society, Singapore. In addition, Dr Leong is an active contributor to teaching and continuing medical education in radiology. He serves as Core Faculty and Audit Director of the SingHealth Diagnostic Radiology Residency Programme. He is also a founding member and Chairperson of the biennial BreastDay Multidisciplinary Meeting.