DR HO CHOON KIAT
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCSEd (Gen),
FAMS (Surgery), M.Med (Surgery),
Specialty: General Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery (Surgery of the Liver,
    Gallbladder & Bile Ducts and Pancreas)
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery (Surgery of the Stomach, Intestine,
    Colon & Rectum)
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery for cancers of the stomach,
    liver, pancreas, bile ducts, intestine, colon and rectum)
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy

Languages Spoken:

English, Chinese

BIOGRAPHY

Dr Ho is an accredited General Surgeon with a special interest in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. Since his graduation from the medical faculty at the National University of Singapore in 1994, Dr Ho has accumulated close to 20 years of clinical experience.

He completed the Joint Specialty Fellowship in General Surgery examination in 2003. Subsequently, he was awarded 2 scholarships for his subspecialty development. The first was the Health Manpower Development Programme scholarship to pursue a clinical fellowship in surgical oncology with a special emphasis on pancreatic surgery and pancreatic cancers, especially radical pancreatic resection for cancers and other complex pancreatic conditions. This was at the Surgical Clinic of the University of Heidelberg in Germany. This was followed by the TTSH scholarship to take up a clinical fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery with the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in Australia.

Before joining the private sector, Dr Ho was a consultant surgeon with the Department of General Surgery and the Digestive Disease Center at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He was also the Director of the Endoscopy Center, and served as the Deputy Director of the Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery.

Dr Ho has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, his favourite topics being laparoscopic surgery as well as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. He is frequently invited to present at regional and international conferences. Dr Ho has also performed live surgery in China and Indonesia, teaching laparoscopic surgery to local doctors. Dr Ho’s other interest is surgical education. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.

He is the current Honorary Secretary for the Board of the Singapore Chapter of General Surgeons, as well as a member of the Singapore College of Surgeons and the local chapter of ELSA (Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia).

PLACES OF PRACTICE
Nexus Surgical Associates
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
3 Mount Elizabeth #08-06 and #11-02
Singapore 228510 [ View Map ]
Nexus Surgical Associates
Parkway East Medical Centre
319 Joo Chiat Place #05-01
Singapore 427989 [ View Map ]
Nexus Surgical Associates
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road #08-43
Singapore 329563  [ View Map ]

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