Dr Leslie Timothy Koh
MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (ENT) Edinburgh, M. Med (ORL), FAMS
Visiting Consultant (ENT Surgery)
Meet Dr. Leslie Timothy Koh, an esteemed Consultant Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) doctor renowned for his exceptional care and expertise. Dr. Koh specializes in nasal and skull base surgery, and possesses extensive knowledge and experience in assisting patients with severe nasal allergies and complex sinus conditions.
Dr. Koh’s journey towards becoming one of Singapore’s leading ENT specialists began at the National University of Singapore. He acquired foundational skills in various medical fields, including Respiratory Medicine, Emergency Care, General Surgery, General Medicine, and Orthopaedics, before discovering his true passion in Otorhinolaryngology. Seeking excellence, he pursued further training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Western Australia, where he completed a fellowship in Rhinology and Advanced Skull Base Surgery.
Dr. Koh’s contributions to the ENT field are evident through his numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, both locally and internationally. He is highly sought after as a speaker and educator, regularly invited to deliver lectures and serve as faculty at courses and conferences worldwide. Committed to training the next generation of ENT doctors, he holds esteemed positions such as Clinical Associate Professor in the Duke-NUS School of Medicine, Senior Clinical Lecturer in the NUS-YLL School of Medicine, and Content Expert in the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
Dr. Koh is devoted to providing the utmost care to his patients. He approaches each individual with compassion, recognizing their unique needs, and utilizes his extensive experience to identify the most suitable and cost-effective treatment options. His dedication to patient care and education has been recognized through accolades such as the SingHealth Quality Service Award (Gold) in 2022 and the Duke-NUS ‘Role Model for Students’ award in 2020. Additionally, he remains an active Visiting Consultant to Changi General Hospital, where he continues to impart his knowledge and advanced sinus surgery techniques to future generations of ENT doctors.
Delivering excellence in patient care with the most advanced and evidence-based treatments is a driving force of his clinical practice. He emphasizes the importance of maintaining patients’ quality of life and support for their families and believes in giving the best and most appropriate care to patients through a collaborative approach. He has active subspecialty clinical interests in diabetic foot salvage (such as lower limb angioplasty and open bypass surgery), superficial and deep venous surgery to treat varicose veins and venous leg ulcers, renal access creation and its rescue. He utilises the latest advances in minimally invasive techniques and technology to treat severe peripheral artery disease and is highly sought after for his opinions on complex redo and hybrid vascular cases.