About Dr Ho Choon Kiat
General Surgery – Gallbladder Surgery, General Surgery – Liver and Pancreas Surgery
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, UK
Master of Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (General Surgery), UK
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (General Surgery), Singapore
Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am – 1.00pm
Sundays & Public Holidays: Closed
Thomson Surgical Centre
339 Thomson Road 03-01, Thomson Medical Centre, Singapore 307677
Dr Ho Choon Kiat Appointment Number (For Serial):6251 8884, Whatsapp: 8666 1646, +65 6250 2222.
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Chamber Name & Address: Thomson Surgical Centre, 339 Thomson Road #03-01, Thomson Medical Centre, Singapore 307677.
Dr Ho Choon Kiat is an esteemed general surgeon who practices at multiple prestigious medical institutions, including Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Parkway East Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, and Thomson Medical Centre.
Dr Ho Choon Kiat specializes in the treatment of various medical conditions, with a particular focus on liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and bile duct cancers, as well as benign hepatobiliary diseases such as gallstones, bile duct stones, pancreatitis, cystic tumors of the pancreas, and neuroendocrine cancer.
With a wealth of experience spanning over two decades, Dr. Ho possesses a diverse range of clinical interests, including digestive tract surgery, cancer surgery, laparoscopic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, hernia surgery, and endoscopy (including gastroscopy and colonoscopy).
Dr Ho Choon Kiat embarked on his medical journey by graduating from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 1994. Following his national service, he pursued specialized training in general surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital under the guidance of Professor Low Cheng Hock.
His dedication and expertise were recognized when he became a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1999.
In 2003, Dr Ho Choon Kiat was awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship, enabling him to undergo subspecialty training in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery at the Surgical Klinik of the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
There, under the mentorship of renowned surgeons Professor Marcus Büchler and Helmut Friess, Dr. Ho received comprehensive training in the management of pancreatic cancer and cancer surgery in general.
Continuing his pursuit of excellence, Dr. Ho received the TTSH Scholarship in 2004, allowing him to undergo formal training in advanced laparoscopic surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Under the guidance of Drs.
Les Nathanson and Nick O’Rourke, he honed his skills in laparoscopic liver, pancreas, and bile duct surgery. Upon his return, Dr. Ho established an advanced laparoscopic service, offering these specialized procedures.
Before establishing his private practice, Dr. Ho served as a consultant at the Department of Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where he also held the position of Director of the Endoscopy Centre. His dedication to the field was further demonstrated by his service on the Executive Committee of the Chapter of General Surgeons, College of Surgeons, from 2011 to 2017. Dr. Ho is also a founding member of the Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Association of Singapore.
Dr Ho Choon Kiat is a prolific author, with numerous publications and book chapters to his name. His key contributions are in the areas of laparoscopic surgery and the management of hepatobiliary and pancreatic conditions.
He was even invited to write a book chapter titled “Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple operation), Distal Pancreatectomy, Segmental Pancreatectomy, Total Pancreatectomy, and Transduodenal Resection of the Papilla of Vater,” which was published in Dr. Leslie Blumgart’s “Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas 4th Edition.”
Beyond his clinical work and research, Dr. Ho is deeply passionate about surgical education. Dr Ho Choon Kiat holds the position of adjunct assistant professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, and serves as an examiner for the MBBS Final examination at the same institution.
Dr Ho Choon Kiat’s commitment to community well-being extends to his volunteer work at Healthserve, where he provides essential medical services to migrant workers in Singapore.
Awards and Recognitions:
- Health Manpower Development Plan Postgraduate Scholarship (2003)
- Tan Tock Seng Hospital Overseas Clinical Fellowship Scholarship (2004)
Frequently Asked Questions
What are Dr. Ho Choon Kiat’s specialties?
Dr. Ho specializes in General Surgery with a focus on Gallbladder Surgery and Liver and Pancreas Surgery.
Where does Dr. Ho Choon Kiat practice?
Dr. Ho practices at multiple hospitals, including Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Parkway East Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, and Thomson Medical Centre.
What is Dr. Ho’s educational background?
Dr. Ho holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from the National University of Singapore. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, among other qualifications.
What conditions and diseases does Dr. Ho treat?
Dr. Ho specializes in the treatment of liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and bile duct cancers, as well as benign hepatobiliary diseases such as gallstones, bile duct stones, pancreatitis, cystic tumors of the pancreas, and neuroendocrine cancer. He also has expertise in digestive tract surgery, cancer surgery, laparoscopic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, hernia surgery, and endoscopy.
How can I schedule an appointment with Dr. Ho Choon Kiat?
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ho, you can contact the Thomson Surgical Centre at 6251 8884 or via WhatsApp at 8666 1646. You can also visit the Thomson Medical Centre at 339 Thomson Road, Singapore, and inquire about appointment availability.
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