Khek Yu Ho

Ho Khek Yu

  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Director, Centre for Innovation in Healthcare, NUHS
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS (Hons, First Class), University of Sydney, Australia
  • MD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australasia
  • FAMS (Gastroenterology), Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • FRCP, Royal College of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Innovative Endoscopic Technology
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Robot
  • Stem Cells
  • Obesity
Recent Publications
  • 1. Do TN, Ho KY, Phee SJ. A Magnetic Soft Endoscopic Capsule-Inflated Intragastric Balloon for Weight Management. Sci Rep. 2016 Dec 21;6:39486. doi: 10.1038/srep39486.
  • 2. Takeshita N, Ho KY. Feasibility of performing esophageal endoscopic submucosal dissection using master and slave transluminal endoscopic robot. Endoscopy. 2017 Feb;49(S 01):E27-E28. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-121486.
  • 3. Teoh AYB, Dhir V, Kida M, Yasuda I, Jin ZD, Seo DW, Almadi M, Ang TL, Hara K, Hilmi I, Itoi T, Lakhtakia S, Matsuda K, Pausawasdi N, Puri R, Tang RSY, Wang HP, Yang AM, Hawes R, Varadarajulu S, Yasuda K, Ho KY. Consensus guidelines on the optimal management in interventional EUS procedures: Results from the Asian EUS group RAND/UCLA expert panel. Gut. 2018 Jul;67(7):1209-1228.
  • 4. Duleba M, Qi Y, Mahalingam R, Flynn K, Rinaldi F, Liew AA, Neupane R, Vincent M, Crum CP, Ho KY, Hou JK, Hyams JS, Sylvester FA, McKeon F, Xian W. An Efficient Method for Cloning Gastrointestinal Stem Cells from Patients via Endoscopic Biopsies. Gastroenterology. 2019 Jan;156(1):20-23.
  • 5. Chan WK, Treeprasertsuk S, Goh GBB, Fan JG, Song MJ, Charatcharoenwitthaya P, Duseja A, Dan YY, Imajo K, Nakajima A, Ho KY, Goh KL, Wong VWS. Optimizing the use of the NAFLD fibrosis score, Fibrosis-4 index and liver stiffness measurement in clinical practise – the GO ASIA initiative. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Mar 12. pii: S1542-3565(19)30258-7.