Monday, July 20, 2009

Dr. Kok Howe Sen

Short Introduction

Dr. Kok trained through the United Kingdom higher surgical training program at the Wessex deanery in England. He did uveitis and ocular immunology sub-specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and was consultant ophthalmic surgeon in the United Kingdom National Health Service prior to his return to Malaysia.

Dr. Kok currently advises on complex management cases at the National University of Malaysia /University Kebangsaan Malaysia, where he also functions as surgical tutor to specialist and doctors on the Malaysian Masters of Surgery specialist training program.

He has served as examiner for the Master of Surgery and has also been on several consultative bodies in the Ministry of Health, advising the government on health policies relating to ophthalmology. He has also coordinated the program for continual ophthalmology education and updating of specialist skills here in Kuala Lumpur.

Dr. Kok continues to be at the forefront of medical research and has collaborated in research with the National Institute of Ophthalmology in the United Kingdom and University of New South Wales in Australia. He has presented and published over 60 papers in international and national meetings and journals and continues to lead research at the National University of Malaysia /University Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Dr. Kok has particular sub-specialist interest in cataract and pterygium surgery, complex glaucoma, uveitis and medical diseases of the retina.

Away from work, he has an interest in the arts and is a keen golfer and epicurean.

Educational Background

MB BCh Bao, LRCP& SI, FRCS (Ophth), FRCO (London)
Consultant Ophthalmologist & Eye Surgeon,
Medical Retina and Glaucoma Specialist

Areas of Interests

Medical / Heath Tourism

Professional Achievements