Dr. Dennis Koh graduated from University of Nottingham, UK. Prior to obtaining his medical degrees, Dr. Koh also took a year off and obtained a Bachelor in Medical Science. He furthered his medical education and embarked on his surgical training in Singapore. He obtained his Master of Medicine in Surgery from National University of Singapore in 2005. He proceeded to complete his advance surgical training with Singapore General Hospital and became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2009. He was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Surgery) of Singapore in the same year.
He was awarded the SingHealth Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Award and furthered his training in Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG), Switzerland.
Dr. Koh is a general surgeon, with subspecialty training in Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Koh has special interest in colorectal surgery and has performed numerous colon and rectal surgeries, with both open and minimally-invasive techniques such as laparascopic, single port, robotic and transanal endoscopic operation (TEO). He is also adept in the field of Endoscopy, performed more than ten thousands endoscopic procedures, including endoscopic stenting and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). He also treats like haemorrhoids (piles), anal fistula, anal fissures, anal abscesses, functional constipation and faecal incontinence.
Apart from clinical practice, Dr. Koh also holds several teaching appointments including Assistant Professor with Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. As a core faculty member of the SingHealth General Surgery Residency Program during his stint with Singapore General Hospital, he was actively involved in residency teaching and surgical skills training."
Dr. Koh's specialty interests are colorectal surgery, minimally invasive techniques such as laparascopic, single port, robotic and transanal endoscopic operation.