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Dr. Tan Pih Lee


A Penang native, Dr. Tan Pih Lee holds the degree MBChB for medicine and surgery from Leicester Medical School in UK. Having worked in UK as a doctor for more than 5 years, Pih Lee finally returned to Penang in 2001 and practiced medicine in Penang General Hospital in oncology till 2007 before moving to private practice. Semi-retired, she recently started working part-time as a palliative care doctor in a non-profit charity hospice in Penang. She joined IPNI part time since 2015 to organize the IPNI Southeast Asia library. Familiar with journals and reference books, she enjoys organizing the library, finding the work therapeutic and relaxing compared to medicine.