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ABOVE TRACK (SYMPOSIUM 4): HEALTHCARE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION (ADVANCING CARE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY)


Date: 12 April 2019 (Friday)
 Time: 1400hrs - 1600hrsVenue: Academia, L1-S3

Associate Professor Henry Ho

Head and Senior Consultant

Department of Urology

Singapore General Hospital

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                          

A robotic and minimally invasive cancer urologist, Associate Professor Ho completed his fellowship in Europe with the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Under the tutelage of Professor Georg Bartsch, he was trained in robotic prostatectomy and robotic partial nephrectomy for kidney cancers.

 

A chairman for robotic surgery workgroup in Singapore General Hospital and a panel member of robotic-assisted surgery for Ministry of Health, he also did an endourology fellowship in Hamburg, Germany with Professor Andreas Gross and is trained in endoscopic management of stones disease and laser prostatectomy.

 

As a surgeon-innovator, he is the Director of Medical Technology Office for SingHealth. He is one of the inventors for robotic device (Mono LisaTM Biobot Surgical Pte Ltd) for transperineal prostate biopsy, a safer and more accurate detection of prostate cancer.

 

He leads in technology research and development with keen interest in kidney, prostate diseases and minimally invasive surgery. Having won many local and international awards, his latest grant is on a non-invasive treatment for benign prostate enlargement.

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