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Asst Prof Kim Guowei graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2007. He completed surgical residency at the National University Hospital in 2016, serving as Chief Resident. He spent a year at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea, in 2019, for his clinical and research fellowship, mastering laparoscopic and robotic surgery for gastric cancer. With a keen interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and education, he served as a Clinical Lecturer for the Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, from 2014 to 2021, before being appointed as an Assistant Professor. He is also the Associate Program Director of the NUHS General Surgery Residency Program, grooming the next generation of surgeons. He was awarded the NUS "Dean's Excellence Award" for teaching and education in 2017 and the "NUS Medicine Fortitude Award" in 2020 for educational contributions during the COVID crisis. He has authored more than 30 papers and has given multiple presentations, including presenting at Obesity Week/ASMBS 2014, during which he received the "Top 15 posters" award. He was also awarded the "Best Poster Award" at the 5th NCIS Annual Research Meeting in 2018 and the "Best Oral Presentation" award at the 29th Congress of the Korean Society of Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition in 2019. He has also served as an instructor at endoscopic and surgical workshops locally as well as in Malaysia and Bangladesh. He is an active reviewer for several journals including Annals of Surgical Oncology and Obesity Surgery, and is a member of the Singapore Medical Association (SMA), Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia Society (ELSA). He also serves in the EXCO for the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore (OMSSS) and is the national co-ordinator for The Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons Society (TUGS).