Dr Kim Guowei - General Surgery

Dr Kim Guowei

General Surgeon

Medical Reviewer


General Surgery


English, Mandarin



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Key achievements

  • Started the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty service as an alternative for patients with obesity/metabolic syndrome at the National University Hospital (NUH) in 2023
  • Introduced endoscopic full-thickness resection for stomach tumours in 2022
  • Introduced mediastinoscopy-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy in the region since 2021
  • Developed robotic upper gastrointestinal surgery at NUH since 2020
  • Part of the team who started pressurised intraperitoneal aerosolised chemotherapy in Asia in 2016


Associated treatments

  • da Vinci surgical system (within the scope of the specialty)
  • Upper GI laparoscopic procedures
  • Diagnostic & therapeutic upper GI endoscopy
  • Cholecystectomy (Open/Laparoscopic)

Awards and honours

  • 2023
    Esprit de Corps Award, Alexandra Hospital
    COVID-19 Resilience Medal
  • 2020
    NUS Medicine Fortitude Award

Research & publications

Chia, D., Sundar, R., Kim, G., Ang, J. J., Lum, J., Nga, M. E., Goh, G. H., Seet, J. E., Chee, C. E., Tan, H. L., Ho, J., Ngoi, N., Lee, M. X. W., Muthu, V., Chan, G., Pang, A. S. L., Ang, Y., Choo, J., Lim, J. S. J., . . . Yong, W. P. (2022). Outcomes of a Phase II Study of Intraperitoneal Paclitaxel plus Systemic Capecitabine and Oxaliplatin (XELOX) for Gastric Cancer with Peritoneal Metastases. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 29(13), 8597–8605.

Teh, J. L., Tham, H. Y., Soh, A. Y. S., Chee, C., Kim, G., Shabbir, A., Wong, R. K., & So, J. B. Y. (2021). Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) after peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM). Surgical Endoscopy/Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, 36(5), 3308–3316.

Syn, N., Cummings, D. E., Wang, L. Z., Lin, D. J., Zhao, J. J., Loh, M., Koh, Z. J., Chew, C. K., Loo, Y. E., Tai, B. C., Kim, G., So, J. B., Kaplan, L. M., Dixon, J., & Shabbir, A. (2021). Association of metabolic–bariatric surgery with long-term survival in adults with and without diabetes: a one-stage meta-analysis of matched cohort and prospective controlled studies with 174 772 participants. Lancet, 397(10287), 1830–1841.

Min, S. H., Won, Y., Kim, G., Lee, Y., Park, Y. S., Ahn, S. H., Park, D. J., & Kim, H. (2019). 15-year experience of laparoscopic gastrectomy in advanced gastric cancer: analysis on short-term and long-term oncologic outcome. Surgical Endoscopy/Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, 34(11), 4983–4990.

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