Dr Eric Lye Kok Weng graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1998, receiving several awards along the way, including the University medal for being first in examination in the graduating year. He then underwent Oral and Maxillofacial surgery training at the National University of Singapore and received his Masters of Dental surgery in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2003.
He was selected for Ministry of Health’s Health manpower Development Programme award, and underwent fellowship training in the management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from 2006 to 2007. Subsequent to that he has been managing OSA patients in Singapore’s public institutions. The Raboud University of Nimegen, Netherlands, accorded him his PhD in 2011 for his work in Biomaterials.
He served in the public healthcare system from 2003 to 2015, working at NDCS, CGH, KKWCH and SGH. He was involved in all aspects of OMS work and was promoted to Senior Consultant by 2014. He has lectured both locally and internationally on numerous occasions, and has received several prizes for his presentations. He has also published on many areas in peer-reviewed journals. His passion in teaching also led to him becoming the Associate Programme Director for the MDS (OMS) programme at NUS from 2013 to 2015.
His special interests are in the field of Dental Implants, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Facial Aesthetics, 3D and Surgery First Approach Orthognathic Surgery.