Kok Hong, Dedrick Chan

Chan Kok Hong, Dedrick

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery
  • Associate Consultant, Division of Colorectal Surgery, National University Hospital
Academic Qualifications
  • FAMS
  • FRCSEd
  • MCI
  • MMed(Surgery)
  • MBBS
Research Interest(s)
  • Clinical research: Colorectal cancer, Diverticulitis, Perioperative management of surgery
  • Basic/translational research: Mutational evolution of cancer, Cancer stem cells
Recent Publications
  • 1. Successful use of tissue expander and pelvic sling to exclude small bowel for high-dose pelvic irradiation. Chan DKH, Cheo T, Cheong WK. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2019 Apr 5.
  • 2. Lower lymph node yield following neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer has no clinical significance. Chan DKH, Tan KK. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2019 Feb;10(1):42-47.
  • 3. Asian patients with Hinchey Ia acute diverticulitis: a condition for the ambulatory setting? Chan DKH, Tan KK. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2017 Oct 31.
  • 4. Accredited residents perform colonoscopy to the same high standards as consultants. Chan DKH, Wong RKM, Yeoh KG, Tan KK. Surg Endosc. 2017 Aug 15.
  • 5. Laparoscopic surgery should be considered in T4 colon cancer. Chan DKH, Tan KK. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2017 Apr;32(4):517-520. doi: 10.1007/s00384-016-2702-7.