KOH Hong Xiang Frederick

KOH Hong Xiang Frederick


Consultant, Colorectal Service, Division of Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital
Head, Nutrition Support Team, Sengkang General Hospital
Co-Chairperson, Sarcopenia Interest Group, Singapore Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Associate Professor Frederick Koh is a Consultant in the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital. His clinical interests include the various aspects of colorectal surgical oncology, surgical nutrition, prehabilitation as well as Implementation of technology in healthcare.

Other than clinical contributions, Dr Koh places emphasis on the importance of Academic Surgery. He is published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and enjoys both clinical as well as basic science research, pertaining to the field of General and Colorectal Surgery, Sarcopenia and Artificial Intelligence in Endoscopy. He has held grants and has experience in conducting both population-based and trial-based research and intends to continue his pursuit of Academia in order to continue to participate in the continuous improvement to clinical practice to serve his patients best. His clinical and research contributions has also been recognised with Key-Opinion-Leader positions with Global Industrial Partners such as Abbott International and Medtronic.

Associate Professor Koh also believes in Clinical Education and is active in the development of future doctors and specialists. He was awarded the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence AY 18/19 by NUS. His contributions to Clinical and Research Education have been recognised with the Role Model Certificate of Commendation and Wong Hock Boon Society, Singapore Medical Association Charity Fund Outstanding Mentor Award. He was conferred the position of Clinical Associate Professor by Duke-NUS Medical School in 2023.