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Dr Ho Kok Sun

Dr Ho Kok Sun
Dr Ho Kok Sun
  • Ho Kok Sun Colorectal Pte Ltd

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #12-09
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    Tel
    Fax
    6737 2389
  • Specialty

    • General Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Master of Medicine (General Surgery), National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (General Surgery), Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hokkien
    • Malay/Indonesian
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew

Background

  • Dr Ho Kok Sun is a general surgeon currently practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He specialises in treating colorectal illnesses and has a strong interest in minimally invasive colorectal surgery.
  • Dr Ho graduated from National University of Singapore in 1993 and completed his training in general surgery in 2002. He went to Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2002 for his fellowship and, since completing his general surgery training, has been subspecialising in colorectal surgery.
  • Dr Ho has been serving as a consultant surgeon since 2004, and a senior consultant surgeon since 2008, at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). Dr Ho was also the director of the Enterostomal Therapy Service, Transanal Ultrasound Lab and Endo-Lap Simulation Centre, and the deputy director of the Endoscopy Centre at the Singapore General Hospital.
  • Dr Ho is the president of the ASEAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons. He is a former president of the Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore). He is the vice president in the Singapore-China Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology. He is a council member in the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, and is also a founding member of the Euroasian Colorectal Technologies Association. He has served as the organising chairman of 3 major international colorectal conferences and as the congress president for the biennale ASEAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons meeting in 2014.
  • Dr Ho performs laparoscopic (keyhole) colon and rectum surgeries regularly and has also progressed to perform numerous single incision port (single keyhole) colon and rectum surgery. He is one of the surgeons in Singapore accredited to do robotic colorectal surgery. In the field of laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy, he has conducted more than 20 animal laparoscopic workshops to overseas surgeons. He has also taught medical students and advanced specialty trainees laparoscopic and endoscopic skills using simulation machines.
  • Dr Ho has published more than 45 articles in peer-reviewed journals and books. He is also a reviewer and is on the editorial board of numerous journals. He has travelled to speak, perform live surgery demonstration and teach in countries such as China, Indonesia and Vietnam.

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