Dr. Lew graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1982 under the well-regarded Public Service Commission Scholarship, before receiving another prestigious scholarship to pursue his Master degree in Orthodontics in Adelaide. In 1992, he received the highly respected Fellowship of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh degree without any examination, as an acknowledgement for his vast contribution to Dentistry.
Apart from authoring many articles, which have been published in international dental journals, Dr. Lew is also frequently invited to speak at numerous conferences worldwide. He was also cited in “International Who’s Who of Professionals” as a “dental expert in orthodontics and aesthetic dentistry who is the secret behind the smiles of many Asian celluloid personalities”. Dr .Lew has served as the Past-President of the Association of Orthodontists (Singapore) as well as Vice-Chairman of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore).