Credentials Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, Royal Edinburgh College of Surgeons
Fellow, International College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow, Singapore Academy of Medicine
M.B.B.S
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia
Background

Dr Loh Kok Kit is an experienced Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon with about 35 years of experience in the field. He offers a wide spectrum of medical and surgical treatment tailored to the individual needs of both adults and young children alike. This is the outcome of his advanced ENT surgical training in UK and Australia, experience gained from previous practice in National University, Singapore General and Tan Tock Seng Hospitals and when appropriate, competence in application of contemporary technical advances such as robot or computer-assistance, electronic ear implants, laser, balloon catheter and minimally invasive techniques. After graduating in medicine from the National University of Singapore, he obtained his postgraduate qualification FRCSEd in Otolaryngology (1982). Through a HMDP Scholarship, he underwent ENT training in world class hospitals in London (Guys Hospital, Kings College Hospital, Royal National Hospital for Nervous Diseases) and Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. He was awarded another Scholarship in advanced ENT training, during which he was a Fellow mentored by renowned surgeons in Sydney at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, St Vincents Hospital and Royal Alexander Hospital for Children in 1987 – 1988. In recognition of his experience and contributions, he was admitted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 1994 and invited to be an International associate editor of two prestigious ENT journals based in US – Otology and Neurotology, and International Tinnitus Journal. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Prior to starting private practice, he served as Associate Professor and Senior consultant at the National University Hospital. Over the years, his contributions included various administrative and teaching roles, publications and conference presentations. His surgery has been quoted in literature.

Services offered include:

  • Diagnostics, Medical & Surgical Services for Children and Adults
  • General Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
  • Nasal Allergy Tests and Treatment
  • Sinusitis, Polyps, Blocked nose and Nosebleed Management. Endoscopic, Image-guided and Balloon
  • Sinuplasty Treatment
  • Management of Hearing Loss, Ear Noise (Tinnitus), Ear Infections
  • Electronic Ear Implants: Bionic ear, Bone-anchored Hearing Device, Otologic Tranplants etc
  • Giddiness Evaluation, Various Medical and Surgical Treatments eg Micropressure, Canal Occlusion, Nerve Surgery, Shunt
  • Inner ear Disorders – Tumours, Nerve Weakness
  • Congenital (inborn) Deafness
  • Ear, Nose, Throat Cancers, Neck Lumps – Screening and Treatment
  • Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea – Evaluation and Treatment: Non-surgical and surgical eg Radiofrequency, Laser, Coblation, Genioglossus Advancement, Robot-assisted Tongue Base Reduction, Hyoid Suspension, Uvulopalatoplasty.
  • Voice Evaluation and Management including Phonosurgery
  • Problematic Sore Throat and Swallowing
  • Computer-assisted and Laser Surgery of Ear, Nose, Throat
  • Endoscopic & Minimally-invasive Surgery
  • Robot-assisted Surgery
Achievements

Dr. Loh has been among the first in the country to perform a variety of contemporary surgeries:

  • Inner Ear surgeries such as Endoscopic Vestibular Nerve surgery and Semicircular Canal Occlusion for Giddiness
  • Bone-anchored Hearing Device and Cochlear Implant (Bionic Ear) for severe deafness, Congenital Atresia surgery for those with inborn deafness.
  • Computer-assisted Endoscopic Sinus surgery for sinusitis and polyps
  • Laryngeal Implant surgery for voice improvement
  • Robot-assisted surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Facial Nerve surgery

He uses the latest technology for treatment such as Computer-guided and Robot-assisted surgery, Debrider, Coblation, Laser, Sinus Balloons or Radiofrequency and tailors treatment to suit each individual.