Dr. Pok Eng Hong

is a Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric & Metabolic & General surgeon. He graduated from University of Malaya in 2001 and completed his Masters of Surgery in his alma mater in 2009. He went on to do a clinical fellowship in Upper GI surgery (esophageal and gastric cancer surgery) and Minimally invasive surgery with further advanced training in National Cancer Centre, Japan for Upper GI cancer and advanced therapeutic endoscopy and then completed bariatric and metabolic surgery fellowship in Taiwan. He has been a senior lecturer and consultant surgeon in University of Malaya since 2010. In addition to general surgical procedures, his special interest is in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. In 2015, he was awarded the Soudavar Memorial Fellowship for 3 months in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Keterring Cancer Center, New York to learn the best in surgical oncology for esophageal, gastric and colorectal cancer surgery

It is well known that obesity is associated with the major components of the metabolic syndrome, such as insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, which lead to cardiovascular disease and early death. His passion for advanced laparoscopic surgery has led him to the paradigm of bariatric and metabolic surgery as a life changing surgery for better health. He has strong belief of metabolic surgery as a way of prevention of the disastrous complication of diabetes and metabolic disease.

His philosophy is to tailor care decisions to each patient as an individual for best possible care. With the use the latest technology and treatments to minimize the recovery time from treatment, thus helping patients find the best way to establish and maintain a healthy, active life.


  • Metabolic GI surgery to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus/ metabolic syndrome
  • Bariatric Surgery for obesity
  • Laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery
  • Laparoscopic antireflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Gastric cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
Expert Areas

  • Advanced minimally invasive surgery
  • Bariatric  weight loss surgery
  • Day care laparoscopic surgery
  • Laparoscopic / Endoscopic endocrine surgery
  • Laparoscopic cancer surgery
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic hernia surgery
  • Upper Gastrointestinal disease
  • Advanced therapeutic endoscopy for ESD/EMR/POEM
  • Clinical nutrition support & management.


是肥胖,代谢和食道,胃,消化外科癌症微创手術高级道顾问。他于2001年毕业于马来亚大学,并于2009年在母校完成了外科硕士学位。他继续在上消化道外科手术(食道和胃癌外科手术)和微创手术方面获得了临床训练,并在日本国家癌症中心医院接受了进一步的高级培训,用于上消化道癌症和先进的治疗性内窥镜检查,然后在台湾完成了减肥和代谢手术研究金。自2010年以来,他一直是马来亚大学的高级讲师和顾问外科医生。除一般外科手术外,他的特殊兴趣还包括腹腔镜减肥手术,胃肠道手术,癌症手术,诊断和治疗性内窥镜检查。 2015年,他在纽约纪念斯隆-凯特林癌症中心获得了3个月的Soudavar纪念肿瘤外科研究金,以学习食道癌,胃癌和结直肠癌手术的最佳外科肿瘤学.