Thursday, April 03, 2014

Dr Koh USA

Charles H. Koh

Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine

Dr. Koh specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery and has created many innovations and techniques to further the field. He lectures and performs demonstration surgeries around the world at international meetings and courses. He holds patents for a laparoscopic hysterectomy technique "Simplifying Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy" (U.S. patent #5520698, May 28, 1996) and a device for aiding the operation "KOH Colpotomizer Pneumo occluder" "Vaginal Extender for Colpotomy" (U.S. Patent #5643285, July 1, 1997). Dr. Koh also designed the "KOH Ultramicro Instruments) used for laparoscopic microsurgery which remain the only set of instruments for that purpose in the world today. This has allowed tubal reversal to be performed laparoscopically and its use has been adopted in pediatric laparoscopy, general surgery, and vascular surgery.
Medical Education & PostGraduate Training:
  • University of Singapore
    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, 1967
    Residencies in OB/GYN, Surgery, Pediatrics & Public Health, 1967-1971
  • Hammersmith Hospital, University of London, University of New Castle, England
    Residency in OB/GYN, 1971-1974
  • Board Certified in England and U.S.A.
  • Fellow, Society of Reproductive Surgeons
PostGraduate Teaching (Full-Time Faculty Appointments)
  • Senior Registrar, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1975-1976
  • Tutor and Lecturer, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London, 1974-1975
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1977-1979
Academic/Staff Appointments:
  • Attending Staff

    USA - Columbia Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
    Singapore - Mount Alvernia Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    Hong Kong - Hong Kong Adventist Hospital, Sanatorium Hospital
  • Associate Clinical Professor-Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Co-Director - Milwaukee Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Member of Society of Reproductive Surgeons
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Advisory Committee/Board Editorial - Medical Video Productions Editorial Board
  • Journal of AAGL Advisor
  • Gynecologic Endoscopy Editorial Board
  • International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopists Board Member 1998-2000

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