Dr Ho Kok Tong

  • Gastroenterology


English, Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien Dialect, Cantonese Dialect, Teochew Dialect


MBBS (UNSW), M.MED, AM, FRACP, FACG, Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Gastroenterology) Member of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


Dr Ho Kok Tong has been a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at the Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre since 1981. He was a Senior Lecturer (Department of Medicine) at the University of Singapore and a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at the Singapore General Hospital.

He graduated with a MBBS from the University of New South Wales, Australia (1970) and Master Medicine (Internal Medicine) from the University of Singapore (1974). Dr Ho is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (1979), the American College of Gastroenterologists (1980) and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (1980).

Dr Ho was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship and worked as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Liver Unit, Royal Free Hospital, London (1976-77). He was appointed as a Visiting Consultant to the Ministry of Health (1981-1995) and was a member of the Specialist Sub-Committee for Gastroenterology, Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He is a Medical Consultant/Advisor to the Ren Ci Hospital in Singapore.

Dr Ho is a specialist in the management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases including hepatitis B and C and is an expert endoscopist. He has published papers on hepatitis and hepatoma and other liver diseases, peptic ulcer diseases, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy especially in colonoscopy and colonoscopic polypectomy.