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Adj Assoc Prof Adrian Koh Jit Hin

Adj Assoc Prof Koh Adrian Jit Hin

MBBS, FRCSEd, FRCS (Glasg)

Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: General Surgery

Sub-specialties: Head & Neck Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Head and Neck Cancer, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery.

Clinical Appointments

  • Education Director Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Surgery Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Profile

Dr Adrian Koh Jit Hin is currently a Senior Consultant with the Department of Surgery as well as the current Director of Education Office at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He has a subspecialty interest in head and neck surgery, for which he has been appointed as director.

Dr Koh graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1993 and become a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow after completing his advanced specialist training in general surgery. He then subsequently embarked on a head and neck surgery fellowship programme at the Queen Mary Hospital (Hong Kong University) under the Human Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Award.

Apart from clinical work, Dr Koh believes strongly in educating our future generation of doctors and has been appointed as the director of Undergraduate Medical Education in CGH and associate dean for the Yong Loo Lin School Of Medicine at NUS. His dedication for teaching and medical education has won him multiple awards which includes the Best Educator Award.

Education

  • FRCSed
  • FRCS (Glasg)
  • MBBS (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Dean - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor - NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Associate Professor - Duke-NUS
  • Education Director - CGH
  • Member - College of Clinical Medicine SingHealth Academy
  • Medical Specialist Panel of Work Injury Compensation Medical Board

Awards

  • Faculty Appreciation Award, SingHealth Residency, 11 Aug 2016
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, RiSE Award, SingHealth Residency, 11 Aug 2016
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 15 December 2014
  • Best Educator Award – Residency, CGH Annual Scientific Meeting, 6 Nov 14
  • Best Educator Award – Undergraduate, CGH Annual Scientific Meeting, 6 Nov 14
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, RiSE Award, SingHealth Residency, 14 Aug 14
  • Gold Service Award, CGH Quality Convention 2014, 23 October 2014
  • Gold Service Award, CGH Quality Convention 2013, 14 August 2013
  • Best Teacher Award (Surgery), AY2012-13 Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
  • Best Teacher Award (Surgery) AY2011/2012 Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

Research Interests

Publications

Electronic display board in operating theatres for easy patient identification BMJ Open Quality 2017;6:e000021.doi10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000021Si Ching Lim, Adrian Jit Hin Adrian, Edward Wong Hong Poon

Nutrition and the Elderly Surgical Patients MOJ Surg 2017, 4(5):00088 Si Ching Lim and Adrian Jit Hin Koh

Resolving the diagnostic and management dilemma: A case of giant sporadic mesenteric fibromatosis and review of the literature. World Journal of Colorectal Surgery, Vol 4, Issue 4 (2014); Article 5, February 2015 Ramesh Wijaya, Manraj Singh, Adrian Jit Hin Koh and Andrew Siang Yih Wong.

A Case of Late Metachronous Metastasis of a Renal Cell Carcinoma to a Multinodular Goitre. Annals of Academy of Medicine, Singapore Vol 40, Number 6, Free papers, June 2011 (2nd Author)

An Eastern Perspective on Oesophageal Perforation: A High Incidence of Ingested Bones. ANZ J Surg 2008; 78: 573-578, (2nd Author)

Radiation Ulcers of the Neck Should Not be Neglected: A Case of Vertebral Artery Blowout. Asian Journal of Surgery 30(3);230-232, July 2007 (1st Author)

Endoscopic Sural Nerve Harvesting for Facial Nerve Reconstruction. Laryngoscope. 115(5):925-927, May 2005. (2nd Author)

Research Trials