Professor Peter Goh Min Yih

Contact Details

Tel: +607 2190 600
Fax: +607 2190 601
Email: peter.yih@monash.edu

Profile Summary

Professor Goh was President Scholar in 1975. He graduated at the top of his medical class from the University of Singapore in 1980. He obtained his Surgical Fellowships at the Royal Colleges of Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1984 and obtained his Masters of Medicine in Surgery one year later. His higher surgical training was completed at the Massachussetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston where he was clinical and research fellow till 1988. 

He joined the National University of Singapore (NUS) as lecturer and rose to Associate Professor of Surgery in 1993. He was Chairman of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre at the National University Hospital (NUH). He subsequently became Senior Consultant Surgeon, Head of Upper GI Surgery and Deputy Chief of General Surgery. Prof. Goh left NUH/NUS in 2000. In the same year he was President of the World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery in Singapore. 

In 2001 he was Guest Professor at the University of Cologne in Germany. He returned to Singapore in 2005 and joined the Raffles Hospital as Consultant Surgeon. In 2007 he started his own Medical Group. He currently owns and runs the Advance Surgical Group at Paragon Medical Towers and is also consultant surgeon at Gleneagles Hospital. Prof. Goh is recognized as an international pioneer in Endoscopic, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery. He is the founder of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia.

He has published more than 130 international scientific papers including a leading article for the British Journal of Surgery. He also has 25 published chapters in major surgical textbooks. He has won many international awards for his work. He joined Monash University in 2011.

Qualifications

MBBS, FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasgow)MMed (Surg), FAMS

Research Interests

Endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery, gastric and esophageal cancer, bariatric surgery, sweating disorders and gastroesophageal reflux disease.