KL Goh is Professor of Medicine at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur where is Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Chief of the Combined GI Endoscopy Unit at the University of Malaya Medical Center.
He has published widely in international journals with papers (237 papers) particularly in the areas of Helicobacter pylori, gastroesophageal reflux and GI cancers, and with a focus on epidemiology of these diseases in the Asian Pacific region. He is editor emeritus of the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and chairman of the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Trust Foundation.
He was the President and Organizing chairman of the highly successful APDW 2010 held in Kuala Lumpur in September 2010. Currently he is President of the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology from 2010 and Vice-President of the World Gastroenterology Organization from 2011. Professor Goh is a Past-President of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 1996/7.