Biennial congress Of society of
Endoscopic And laparoscopic surgeons


Dr Lau Peng Choong is a Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon at Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur and an Honarary Visiting Consultant Upper GI Surgeon to University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). He started his career in surgery in Penang after graduating from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2001. After serving the community in Penang, he joined the UMMC in 2005 and completed his Masters of Surgery in 2009. He served as an Associate Professor and Head of the Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery Unit at University of Malaya until August 2019. His subspecialty interest is in Upper Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery. His training includes a fellowship in Advanced Gastric Cancer Surgery in Seoul, South Korea plus he also did a year of clinical fellowship in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery in Coventry, United Kingdom under the sponsorship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. With a keen interest in minimally invasive surgery and emerging technology, he helped pioneered the first POEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) service for achalasia in Malaysia with his gastroenterology colleagues in University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). He was an early adoptor of using flourescent imaging in surgery in Malaysia and routinely uses it during laparoscopic gallbladder surgery and minimally invasive cancer surgeries. Dr Lau has helped trained many young doctors as well as surgeons for the country while serving as a faculty member in University of Malaya. He is currently appointed as the National Upper GI Surgery Subspecialty Training Committee Board Member. His current society appointments includes, Honanary Treasurer for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Society of Malaysia (PENSMA). He also serves as a council member for the Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society(MUGIS), Society of Endoscopic Laproscopic Surgeons of Malaysia (SELSMA), Malaysian Hernia Society(MHS) and Malaysian Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Society (MyMBS).

29 July 2022 - Day 1

Time Session
  • Laparoscopic Management of Large PEH
    Soon Yuen Speaker
  • Lap Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer in a low incidence country like Malaysia - is it feasible?
    Lau Peng-Choong Speaker
  • GIST - Different location, MIS approaches
    Nik Ritza Kosai Speaker
  • Laparoscopic Management of Perforated Peptic Ulcer
    Siow Sze Li Speaker
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy in early gastric cancers
  • Minimally invasive esophagectomy: The way forward
    Kelvin Voon Speaker
Conference Hall 1

30 July 2022 - Day 2

Time Session
  • Laparascopic TakeDown of Anterior Fundoplication and Conversion to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Recurrent Reflux with Obesity
  • Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Lymph Node Dissection In Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
  • Uniportal Left Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Sleeve Upper Lobectomy
  • Managing Intraoperative Challenges During Trans Oral Robotic Thyroidectomy (TORT)
  • Endoscopic Management Of Esophago-Tracheal Fistula Following Denture Ingestion
  • Transabdominal Partial Extra-peritoneal Repair for a Recurrent Left Inguinal Hernia with tortuous Left Iliac Artery
  • Case of Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) performed in a district hospital setting
  • Laparoscopic-endoscopic cooperative surgery (LECS) for non-ampullary early duodenal tumour
  • Use of Indocyanine Green in Adrenalectomy: A novel experience
Meeting Room 306
Koh peng soon Moderator
Conference Hall 3

Hernia Workshop

Time Session
How I Do Masterclass: Lap TEP
Lau Peng-Choong Speaker