Dr Charles Koh
Dr Koh, M.D. graduated from the University of Singapore and trained in the University of London, where he obtained his specialty degree in obstetrics and gynaecology.
He went to Milwaukee in 1977 as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Medical College of Wisconsin, and is currently the Co-Director of the Milwaukee Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Reproductive Specialty Centre. In addition to the practice of infertility and in vitro fertilization, Dr Koh is a pioneer in advanced laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis, and has lectured extensively on this internationally.
He also pioneered a special technique and equipment for laparoscopic hysterectomy called the “Koh System for Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy” and invented instruments for laparoscopic microsurgery.
Dr Koh and his associate, Dr Grace Janik, were the first doctors in the world to perform laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis in 1992.
Dr Koh recently completed a term as President of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and currently serves as a National Advisor for the American Association of Gynaecologic Laparoscopists.
He is also a specialty reviewer for various industry journals. In 2009, Dr Koh received the Distinguished Surgeon Award in recognition of his many contributions to the field of reproductive surgery.