Senior Principal Physiotherapist
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore;
Singapore, Not Applicable
Associate Professor Seng Kwee Wee is a Senior Principal Physiotherapist who has been working in Tan Tock Seng Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, Singapore, for the past 25 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 holds the joint appointment as Associate Professor at the Singapore Institute of Technology, teaching in the undergraduate physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nursing programmes. In addition, he has been appointed a Visiting Fellow to the University of Southampton. He is a Research Scientist at the Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore (RRIS), a joint research institute by National Healthcare Group initiated by TTSH Rehabilitation Centre, Nanyang Technological University and Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).
He is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist and a Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapist who manages patients with acquired brain injury, balance and vestibular dysfunction. He has been sharing his expertise in neurorehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation and robot-assisted therapy via workshops conducted in Asia-Pacific and Europe since 1999. Prof Wee has published and presented papers on vestibular rehabilitation, brain injury, stroke and rehabilitation technology in local and international scientific conferences.
Prof Wee has been active in international volunteer work for numerous years since graduation as a physiotherapist. These works include teaching 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.