Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Surgery Unit of UMSC provides specialized care in diseases related to liver, pancrease, gallbladder and bile ducts. The unit comprises of local and internationally recognized consultant surgeons working with other medical teams providing complete range management of common and complex hepato-pancreatico-biliary conditions.

Services provided includes management of

  • Cancers of liver (hepatocellular carcinoma), pancrease (adenocarcinoma), gallbladder and bile duct (cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Gallstones (cholelithiasis) and stones related disease of gallbladder, bile duct (choledocholithiasis), liver (hepaticolithiasis) and pancrease (pancreaticolithiasis)
  • Benign conditions of liver, pancrease, gallbladder and bile duct
  • Inflammatory and infective conditions of Liver (abscess), pancrease(pancreatitis), gallbladder(cholecystitis) and bile duct(cholangitis)
  • Congenital and genetically related conditions of liver, pancrease, gallbladder and bile duct
  • Complications of previous surgery involving liver, pancrease, gallbladder and bile duct
  • Common general surgery conditions

The unit is specialized in the following open and minimally-invasive (laparoscopic or keyholes) surgeries

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Removal of gallbladder)
  • Common bile duct exploration (removal of bile duct stones)
  • Hepatectomy (partial removal of liver)
  • Liver cyst de-roofing/removal
  • Ablation (Radiofrequency or microwave) of liver cancer
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy and Whipple’s procedure (removal of pancreatic head tumour)
  • Distal pancreatectomy (removal of pancreatic body and tail)
  • Choledochectomy (removal of bile duct due to cancer or choledochal cyst)
  • Spleenectomy (removal of spleen)
  • Common general surgeries

UMSC Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Surgery Unit is dedicated in providing specialised care to ensure best outcome and good recovery for the patients.


Bil Salutation Name Email Phone
1 Profesor Madya DU56 Yoong Boon Koon
2 Pensyarah Kanan DU56 Koh Peng Soon
3 Pensyarah Kanan DU54 Koong Jun Kit