Name: Dr. Ho Chee Khun
Education:MBBS, MRCP(UK) FRCP(Edin) FAMS(Renal Medicine)
Dr. Ho Chee Khunobtained his basic medical degree in 1989 and he completed his Basic Specialist Training (Internal Medicine) in 1994. He continued his training in Renal Medicine/ Nephrology and completed the Advanced Specialty Training in Renal Medicine/Nephrology in 1997.
He had the privilege to be trained under Professor Napier Thomson in Melbourne, Australia. During his Advance Specialist Training, Dr Ho was trained to manage various kidney diseases/conditions, including kidney impairment, kidney failure, electrolyte imbalances, fluid overload, kidney transplant related problems, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis related problems. Dr Ho also actively involved in research, especially in the areas of gloemerulonephritis (kidney inflammation) and dialysis.
Dr Ho was awarded scholarship to further specialize in renal disease retardation program after his Advance Specialist Training. He was also one of the few Asian trainees who was awarded International Society of Nephrology scholarship in 1997. On several research projects, Dr Ho had the privilege to collaborate with Dr William Owen from Duke University School of Medicine, and the collaborations had significantly enhanced Dr Ho’s research experience and clinical skills.
Dr Ho joined National University Hospital in 2001, served as Consultant initially and subsequently promoted to Senior Consultant in Division of Renal Medicine. He was the Associate Director of the National Renal Disease Retardation Program and he was also the Director of Peritoneal Dialysis program in National University Hospital.
Dr Ho had won a few prestigious investigators’ awards and he has been invited to speak at various regional and international nephrology meetings.
Dr Ho joined the private sector in year 2008 and his clinic is at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, where he provides out-patient care to his patients. Dr Ho provides in-patient care to his patients at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital and Parkway East Hospital (formerly known as East Shore Hospital). Dr Ho is also a Visiting Consultant to National University Hospital.