About DrSkin

Dr Irene Lee Chew Kek

Dr Irene Lee is currently a consultant dermatologist in Pantai Hospital Cheras and Pantai Hospital Ampang. She was the Head of School of Healthy Aging, Medical Aesthetics and Regenerative Medicine as well as an associate professor and consultant dermatologist in UCSI University from 2012-2015. Prior to joining UCSI University, she was a senior lecturer and dermatologist in University Malaya.

She is a registered dermatologist and internal medicine specialist in the National Specialist Registry, Malaysia. Her medical degree was obtained from Universiti Malaya. Subsequently she obtained her internal medicine specialization qualification from Royal College of Physician, United Kingdom and her dermatology sub-specialization from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She also underwent visiting fellowship program in dermatologic laser surgery from Mahidol University, Thailand.

She is also a registered member of the Malaysian Medical Council, Royal College of Physician, United Kingdom, Academy of Medicine (Malaysia) as well as Persatuan Dermatologi Malaysia.

Apart from her vast experience in clinical dermatology and academic work, she is also active in the arena of dermatology researches. She had presented various research papers in both international and local  conference. She was awarded the best free oral paper presentation in the 33th Annual General Meeting and Dermatology Congress Malaysia and runner up for best free oral presentation in  19th Regional Conference of Dermatology (Asian-Australasian). Apart from that, she had also authored some international and local journal research papers.

Qualifications

1. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Universiti Malaya

2. Membership fo Royal College of Physician, United Kingdom

3. Advanced Master of Dermatology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

5. Visiting Fellow of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Mahidol University

6. Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine, American Academy of Aesthetics Medicine

Professional Memberships

1. Malaysian Medical Council

2. Malaysian Medical Association

3. Aacdemy of Medicine

4. Persatuan Dermatologi Malaysia

Journal Publications

  1. Lee CK, Chang CC, Johar A, Puwira R, Roshidah B. FIngerprint changes and verification failure among patients with hand dermatitis. Archives of dermatology. 2012:1-6.
  2. Lupus Vulgaris in an Immunocompromised Patient – A Case Report (ISI publication).
    Jalalonmuhali M, YY Lee, CK Lee, Ismail R, Chandran PA 
    (Accepted for publication 0n 12/11/2011 by International Journal of Dermatology)
  3. A Retrospective Review of Methotrexate-induced Hepatotoxicity amongst Patients with Psoriasis in a Tertiary Dermatology Centre (ISI publication).
    Lc Ng, YY Lee, CK Lee, SM Wong
    (Accepted for publication on 4/11/2011 by International Journal of Dermatology)
  4. Bullous Pemphigoid in an Elderly with Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Refractory Anemia with Excess Blast (ISI publication).
    Yin Yin Lee, Ping Chong Bee, Chew Kek Lee, Manimalar Naiker, Rokiah Ismail.
    Annals of Dermatology. 2011; 23(Suppl 3): 390-392
  5. Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reactions Seen in a Tertiary Hospital in Johor, Malaysia (ISI publication).
    Ding WY, MA MBBS, Lee CK, MRCP, Choon SE, FRCP.
    Int. Jr. of Dermatol 2010:49; 834–841
  6. Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising From Linear Porokeratosis in a Young Chinese Man.
    YY Lee 1 MD, MRCP, MMed, Adv M Derm CK Lee 2 MBBS, MRCP, Adv M Derm, CK Koh 3 MB ChB, MRCP, Dip.Dem.Sc, P. Jayalakshmi 4 MPath, MRCPath, FRCPath
    (Accepted for publication in Malaysian Journal of Dermatology )
  7. Case Report: Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid.
    Lee CK, Zuraiza MZ, Rokiah I.
    Malaysian Jr. of Derm. 2009; 22:25-27
  8. Uveitis: A Presenting Sign of Both Secondary Syphilis and HIV.
    Choon SE, Lee CK, Loh SS, Tey KE.
    Malaysian Jr. of Derm. 2007; 19:113-115

Research Paper Presentations

  1. Free Oral Paper: Quality of Life in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis.
    37th Dermatological Conference & General Meeting.
    14-17th September 2012
  2. E-Poster: Fingerprint Verification Recovery with Betamethasone Valerate in Thumb Dermatitis.
    9th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Verona, Italy.
    6-10 June 2012
  3. Poster: Lipid Lowering Drugs Induced Adverse Cutaneous Drug Reactions.
    36th PDM Dermatology Congress and AGM 2011.
    Port Dickson, Malaysia.
    22th -25th September 2011
  4. Poster: Metabolic Syndrome amongst Patients with Psoriasis in UMMC.
    36th PDM Dermatology Congress and AGM 2011.
    Port Dickson, Malaysia.
    22th -25th September 2011
  5. E-Poster: Lipid Lowering Drugs Induced Adverse Cutaneous Drug Reactions.
    World Congress of Dermatology 2011.
    Seoul,Korea.
    24th-29th May 2011
  6. E-Poster: Antiepileptic Drugs Induced Adverse Cutaneous Drug Reactions.
    World Congress of Dermatology 2011.
    Seoul, Korea.
    24th-29th May 2011
  7. Poster: Preliminary analysis: Cardiovascular Risk Factors amongst Patients with Plaque Psoriasis in Dermatology Clinic, University Malaya Medical Centre.
    14th Asia-Oceania Congress of Endocrinology.
    4th December 2010
  8. Free Oral Paper: Allopurinol induced adverse cutaneous drug reactions: A review of MADRAC (Malaysian Adverse Drug Reaction Advisory Committee) report from 2000 – 2009
    19th Regional Conference of Dermatology (Asian-Australasian).
    21st October 2010
    Awarded Runner-up for oral free paper category.
  9. Free Oral Paper: Topical steroid in psoriasis: Its’ usage and local safety profile.
    19th Regional Conference of Dermatology (Asian-Australasian).
    21st October 2010
  10. Poster: Cutaneous Fungal Infection in University Malaya Medical Centre- A 7-year Retrospective Review.
    19th Regional Conference of Dermatology (Asian-Australasian).
    21st October 2010
  11. Poster: Dermatology Out-patient Consultation Census at University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC).
    19th Regional Conference of Dermatology (Asian-Australasian) .
    21st October 2010
  12. Free Oral Paper: Treatment Outcome of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Hospital Kuala Lumpur: A 9-years Case Series.
    4th Annual Dermatology Congress & AGM.
    11th December 2009
  13. Free Oral Paper: A 7-year Analysis of Adverse Cutaneous Drug Reactions Reported by Department of Dermatology,HSA, Johor Bahru.
    33th Annual General Meeting and Dermatology Congress Malaysia.
    21st August 2008.
    Awarded best free paper (oral presentation)
  14. Free Oral Paper: Hepatobiliary Dysfunction as the Initial Presentation of Cryptococcosis in HIV Diagnosed by Bone Marrow Culture.
    1st Johor Mini Scientific Meeting(Medical Division) 2008.
    13-15 October 2008
  15. Free Oral Paper: Uveitis: A Presenting Sign of Both Secondary Syphilis and HIV. 6st Johor Scientific Meeting.
    22rd August 2007