David Khoo qualified from Guy's Hospital in London in 1983.
He has worked in Guy's, King's College, Papworth, Norwich, Ipswich, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Colchester, Royal Free, Hammersmith, Chichester, Portsmouth, Ashford and St Thomas' Hospitals before being appointed in 1996 as a consultant in Oldchurch and Harold Wood Hospitals.
He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
He has an MS thesis from the University of London on "Fats and Cancer"
He has research interests in laparoscopic surgery, bile duct surgery and oesophagogastric cancer.