Dr Yong Kho is a Specialist Dermatologist who has an interest in the early diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, management of acne, psoriasis, eczema, blistering diseases, and general medical dermatology.
Dr Kho graduated with Honours in Medicine from the University of New South Wales in 2010, having undertaken his training at Prince of Wales Hospital, St George Hospital, Bankstown Hospital, and Liverpool Hospital. During his medical training, Dr Kho won prizes for the best oral presentation at the St George Hospital Symposium in 2008, a travel grant from the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association in 2009, and the Dean’s List from the University of New South Wales in 2010 for his outstanding contribution to research.
Dr Kho has obtained a Masters of Medicine from the University of Sydney and a Fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatologists as part of his post-graduate qualifications.
Dr Kho completed his internship, residency and senior residency at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Canterbury Hospital, and Broken Hill Base Hospital. As part of his Specialist training, Dr Kho has worked at Canberra Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Skin and Cancer Foundations at Darlinghurst and Westmead, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Westmead Adults Hospital and The Childrens Hospital at Westmead. He has completed rural terms in Wagga Wagga, Kiama, Nowra, Wollongong and had the opportunity to be involved in rural outreach clinics with the Royal Flying Doctor Service while in Broken Hill.
Dr Kho has published in a number of peer-reviewed international journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association Dermatology, British Journal of Dermatology, International Journal of Women’s Dermatology, and the Hong Kong Journal of Dermatology and Venerology. He has also been first author in a number of book chapters and has presented at a number of national and international conferences, including the annual scientific meetings of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, American Academy of Dermatology, Australian Wound Management Association, Australasian Society for Dermatology Research, and the Australasian Dermatopathology Society.