Dr. David Khoo Sin Keat SMT 心脏和肺外科顾问專科醫生
Consultant Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon
MD (UKM), FRCS (Edinburgh), Fellowship in Cardiovascular & Thoracic
Surgery (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Dr. David Khoo is the founder and Chairman of iHEAL Health Sdn Bhd. He also heads IHEAL’s flagship hospital, Iheal Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur as the Medical Director. Dr David Khoo began his medical career in 1989 at University Hospital Kuala Lumpur and within 4 years, he qualified as a Surgeon having obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He then started his training in Cardiothoracic Surgery as a Senior Registrar at the National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur in 1993. Subsequently in 1996, Dr Khoo underwent a Fellowship in Advanced Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, USA. He returned to Malaysia in 1997 and was promoted to the post of Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the National Heart Institute where he served until the year 2000, when he then started the first Cardiothoracic Surgical service in Perak at the Ipoh Specialist Centre. He returned to Kuala Lumpur in 2004 and was the Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Subang Jaya Medical Centre and Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre until his appointment as Head of Cardiothoracic Surgical Services at Prince Court Medical Centre and his founding of iHEAL Health. He has won numerous academic awards and has been an active participant in various local and international conferences. An innovative surgeon, Dr Khoo has pioneered many operations in Malaysia including beating heart coronary artery bypass surgery as well as surgery for sweaty palms.
He is currently the most experienced local surgeon in the field of Less Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery. In entrepreneurship, Dr Khoo as the founder and leader, had steered iHEAL Medical Services Sdn Bhd to 6 accolades namely, Asia Success Award in 2013, Sin Chew Business Excellence Award in 2015, Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award in 2016, Malaysia Health & Wellness Brand Awards 2017 and Grandeur International Business Award 2017/2018 and SOBA Awards 2019-Male Entrepreneur of the year. Born in Penang in 1963,an alumni of the Penang Free School, Dr Khoo had an illustrious academic background with many scholarships and awards. He graduated in 1989 from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with a Doctor of Medicine degree and was awarded the University Gold medal. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and an alumnus of the Mayo Clinic, USA in 1993.