Dr. HO KEAN FATT
Consultant Oncologist and Radiotherapist
Malaysia

Biography:
Dr Ho is from Kuala Lumpur and started his medical education at the International Medical University (IMU), Kuala Lumpur. Under a transfer programme, he subsequently completed his medical training at the Queen’s University of Belfast, United Kingdom where he obtained his medical degree (MB BCh).

After completing his general medical rotation in Belfast and obtaining the Membership of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), he joined the West Midlands Clinical Oncology Specialist Registrar Rotation. As a specialist registrar based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, he trained in all sub-sites of cancer and gained experience in various modalities of treatment such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy and novel targeted therapies.

Upon successfully obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR), Dr Ho joined the Christie Hospital in Manchester, one of the leading cancer centres in Europe, on a 2 year research fellowship. His main research interest was in radiotherapy dose escalation in head and neck cancers using Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and the concurrent use of targeted agents. At the same time, Dr Ho also published and contributed to peer-reviewed journal articles on head and neck IMRT, KV Imaging, radiobiology and late toxicity effects.

Dr Ho sub-specialises in treating and managing patients with Head & Neck cancers after obtaining his research Medical Doctorate (MD) in head and neck IMRT. His other keen interests include sarcoma, upper and lower gastrointestinal cancers.