Associate Professor Dr Koh Peng Soon


Assoc Prof Dr Koh Peng Soon graduated in 2002 with MBBS from the International Medical University. He first gained experience in Surgery working as a medical officer in the Department of Surgery, Hospital Taiping right after internship where he obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd), UK in 2005. He joined University of Malaya in 2006 for postgraduate training and graduated with Masters of Surgery (MSurg) in 2010. He worked as a General Surgeon in Hospital Sungai Buloh after graduation before rejoining University of Malaya as a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Specialist in 2011 for sub-specialty training and his interest in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. In October 2013 to September 2014, he spent a year as a Fellow and Honorary Clinical Associate at the Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong which is world renowned. Besides clinical duties, he is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and already has several publications to his name.

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The Doctor
Specialises in

Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Gastrointestinal, Liver & Digestive Medicine

Gastro Intestinal Surgery

Gastrointestinal, Liver & Digestive Medicine

Fellowships, Memberships & Professional Affiliations

• World Journal of Hepatology, Editorial Board Member, 2013-2017, (International)
• National Specialist Register (General Surgery), Member, 2012, (National)
• Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, Member, 2011, (National)
• International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Member, 2011, (International)
• Asia-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Member, 2011, (International)
• Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Member, 2005, (International)
• Malaysian Medical Association, Member, 2003, (National)

Awards and Recognitions

• Best free paper - Oncological Efficacy of Radiofrequency Ablation And Transarterial Chemoembolization For Treatment Of Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A 10-Year Comparative Survival Analysis (Consolation Prize), Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, 2015
• Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, 2012
• Good Clinical Practice, Clinical Research Centre (CRC), 2006
• Certified Medical Impairment Assessor (CMIA), National Institute Of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 2005
• Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Hospital Taiping, 2004
• Basic Surgical Skills Course (BSSC), Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, 2003