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Assoc Prof Henry Ho Sun Sien

Assoc Prof Henry Ho Sun Sien

​MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Singapore), MMed (Surgery), FAMS (Urology)

Head & Senior Consultant

Specialty: Urology

Sub-specialties: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Prostate Diseases, Uro-Oncology

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Transplant Centre
  • Head & Senior Consultant Urology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Surgery Academic Clinical Program


Assoc Prof Henry Ho is a senior consultant with the Department of Urology. Dr Ho received his MBBS and Master of Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore, and was subsequently elected a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dr Ho was the first doctor in SGH/SingHealth to be awarded the Singapore-Stanford Biodesign (SSB) Fellowship Award by A*STAR in 2011. 

A passionate medical device innovator, he contributed significantly to the successful set-up of the Device Development Office - now the Medical Technological Office (MTO) SingHealth - where he held the Director appointment since 2012. He is the Vice-Chair (Research) of the Surgery Academic Clinical Program and also serves as the Chairman of the Prostate Cancer Awareness and Survivorship Program Advisor Panel of the Singapore Cancer Society. 

Dr Ho also holds appointments as Adjunct Associate Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School and Clinical Senior Lecturer with NUS-Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Singapore Urological Association
  • European Association of Urology
  • Singapore Medical Association
  • Chairman of the Prostate Cancer Awareness and Survivorship Program Advisor Panel of the Singapore Cancer Society.
  • Director, Medical Technological Office (MTO) SingHealth


  • ​Singapore-Stanford Biodesign (SSB) Fellowship Award by A*STAR in 2011

Research Interests


  • H Ho, S Yip, C Cheng, Foo KT. Bipolar Transurethral Resection in saline: Preliminary report on clinical efficacy and safety at 1 year. J Endourology 2006; 20(4); 244-7 
  • H Ho, Chen YD, Tan PH, Wang M, Lau KO, Cheng C. Inverted papilloma of urinary bladder: Is long term cystoscopic surveillance necessary? A single center’s experience. Urology 2006:68; 333-6. 
  • H Ho, S Yip, Lim KB, S Fook, Cheng C, Foo KT. A prospective randomized study comparing monopolar and bipolar transurethral resection of prostate using transurethral resection in saline (TURIS) system. European Urology 2007 52(2):517-22. 
  • H Ho, Cheng C. Bipolar TURP: a new reference standard. Current opinion in Urology 2008; 18(1):50-5. 
  • H Ho, C Schwentner, R Neururer, H Steiner, G Bartsch, R Peschel. Another novel application of Hemo-o-Lok clips for transient vascular occlusion in robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: An alternative to laparoscopic bulldog and Satinsky clamps. J Endourology 2008 22(8): 1677-80. 

Research Trials