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Adj Asst Prof Kelvin Koh

Designations:
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Post-Acute & Continuing Care, Jurong Community Hospital
  • Medical Director, Jurong Community Hospital
Qualifications:
MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Family Med), Dip (Geriatric Med), MCFP (S'pore), Dip (Family Practice Dermatology), FCFP (S'pore), FAMS (S'pore), Dip (Palliative Med)
Specialties:
Family Medicine
Special Interests:
​Post-Acute & Continuing Care, Dementia Care

Biosketch

Dr Kelvin Koh is the Medical Director of Jurong Community Hospital and Senior Consultant of the Department of Post-Acute and Continuing Care at Jurong Community Hospital.

Dr Koh graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1998. He obtained a Master of Medicine (Family Medicine) in 2004 and later became a fellow of the College of Family Physicians Singapore and the Academy of Medicine Singapore. Additionally, he holds a Graduate Diploma in Family Practice Dermatology, Geriatric Medicine, and Palliative Medicine from the National University of Singapore.

Dr Koh has several external appointments besides his clinical and administrative duties. He teaches Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine at various levels and is currently a Core Faculty member with NUHS Family Medicine Residency. Furthermore, he is an examiner at various postgraduate levels, including the Graduate Diploma of Geriatric Medicine, Master of Medicine (Family Medicine), and Fellowship Programme (FCFPS).

Dr Koh has special interests in Post-acute Care, Family Medicine, Dementia Care, Clinical Ethics, and Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Education. Additionally, he is a Continuing Medical Education advisor for Family Medicine.

Awards

1) Distinguished Educator's Award from the College of Family Medicine, Singapore, 2015

2) JurongHealth Campus Best Undergraduate Programme Tutor (Geriatrics), 2017

3) National Award - The Public Administration Medal (Bronze) (COVID-19), 2022

4) National Day Award - The Public Administration Medal (Bronze), 2023

Journals & Publications

  • ​Concerns, perceived impact and preparedness in an avian influenza pandemic – a comparative study between healthcare workers in primary and tertiary care
    Wong TY, Koh GCH, Cheong SK, Lee HY, Fong YT, Sundram M, Koh K, Chia SE, Koh D. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008 Feb;37(2):96-102 
  • A cross-sectional study of primary care physicians in Singapore on their concerns and preparedness for an avian influenza outbreak
    Wong TY, Koh GC, Cheong SK, Sundram M, Koh K, Chia SE, Koh D. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008 Jun;37(6):458-64. 
  • Perspectives of dementia care – What can family physicians do?
    Koh K Singapore Family Physician 2008;35(1):106-107 
  • Avian influenza and South Jakarta primary healthcare workers: a controlled mixed-method study
    Koh GC, Abikusno N, Kwing CS, Yee WT, Kusumaratna R, Sundram M, Koh K, Eng CS, Koh D. Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Jul;14(7):817-29. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02297.x. 
  • A Family Physician’s Perspectives on Prescribing Ambulatory Aids for the Elderly Koh K. Singapore Family Physician 2011;37(3):32-36 
  • Stress fracture of the ulna associate with biphosphonate therapy and use of walking aid
    Chiang GS, Koh KW, Chong TW, Tan BY. Osteoporosis Int 2014 Aug;25(8):2151-4. Doi: 10.1007/s00198-014-2739-9 


 

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