Dr Pik Chuen (PC) Lee

MBBS, BSc (Hons), FRCPA, FRCP, FRACP, FHKCP

Specialty

Infectious Diseases

Phone number

08 8366 2000

Email: plee@clinpath.com.au

Special interests:  Rapid diagnosis in chronic infections and in the pathophysiology of viral hepatitis, as well as respiratory infections

Dr Pik Chuen Lee received a BSc with First Class Honours in microbiology from the University of Western Australia before graduating in Medicine from the Flinders University, South Australia. He trained in both internal medicine and diagnostic microbiology pathology at the Flinders Medical Centre, the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science (IMVS). For more than eight years, Dr Lee was the Senior Consultant Physician and Head of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the Repatriation General Hospital. He was also Chairman of the Infection Control Committee, where he remained after joining Gribbles in 1991, first as a Sessional Consultant Medical Microbiologist, then in a full-time role as the Medical Head in charge of microbiology, serology, immunology and molecular biology in Adelaide.

Dr Lee is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP, 1990); a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Physicians (FHKP, 1998); a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London (FRCP, 2013); a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA, 1989); a Member of the Australian Society for Microbiologists (1985); an Assessor of the Clinical Laboratory Testing, National Association of Testing Authorities Australia (NATA); a Member of the South Australian Expert Advisory Group of Antimicrobial Resistance (South Australian Government); a Member of the Infection Control Association of Australasia; a Committee Member of the Drug & Therapeutics Committee of the Modbury Public Hospital; a Committee Member of the Infection Control Committee of the Modbury Public Hospital; a Committee Member of Medical Executive Committee of the Burnside Hospital; a Committee Member of Clinical Accreditation Committee of the Burnside Hospital; the Chairman of the Infection Control Committee of the Burnside Hospital; a Committee Member of the Infection Control Committee of the Calvary Hospital of North Adelaide; a Committee Member of the Infection Control Committee of the North Eastern Community Hospital; and a Member of the Clinical Governance Committee of the Home Support Service of South Australia.

Dr Lee joined Adelaide Pathology Partners in May 2007, as the Medical Head in charge of microbiology, serology, immunology and molecular biology. Dr Lee has been a Senior Clinical Lecturer in tertiary institutions since 1990 and is actively involved in teaching and training at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His clinical interests include the management of complicated infections, especially those associated with surgical implants, and infection control in health care establishments. His laboratory research interests include rapid diagnosis in chronic infections and in the pathophysiology of viral hepatitis, as well as respiratory infections. In these areas, he has written and contributed to numerous publications in various peer-reviewed journals.