Dr WEE Seng Kwee

Dr WEE Seng Kwee




Research Scientist
✉ WeeSK@ntu.edu.sg
Education

  • PhD (Neurorehabilitation) : University of Southampton , United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Physiotherapy : King’s College London , United Kingdom

Biography

Dr Wee Seng Kwee is a Senior Principal Physiotherapist who has been working in Tan Tock Seng Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, Singapore, for the past 26 years. He graduated from King’s College London with BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy in 1994, under the Public Service Commission (PSC) Scholarship. He obtained his PhD in Neurorehabilitation from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom in 2015. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Singapore Institute of Technology, teaching in the undergraduate physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nursing programmes. He has also been appointed a Visiting Fellow to the University of Southampton. In recent years, Dr Wee has been invited as an Adjunct Lecturer to teach at the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University and Nanyang Polytechnic.

Dr Wee is a Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapist after extensive training in USA in 2001. He manages patients with balance and vestibular dysfunction. In addition, he is passionate in caring for patients with brain injury for the past 18 years; and specialised to become a Certified Brain Injury Specialist, accredited by the American Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists in 2007. He has been sharing his expertise in neurorehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation and robot-assisted therapy via workshops conducted in Asia-Pacific and Europe since 1999. He has published and presented papers on vestibular rehabilitation, brain injury, stroke and rehabilitation technology in local and international scientific conferences.

He has been active in international volunteer work for numerous years since graduation as a physiotherapist. These works include teaching various physiotherapy skills and knowledge to Laotian therapists and doctors; training community lay volunteers post Aceh earthquake relief work; working with children with disabilities in orphanages in India and Romania; and working in a lepers’ colony in India.
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