Born in Penang, Dr. Choo completed his medical undergraduate degree in USM and postgraduate master in UKM. In 2012, he pursued his fellowship and diploma in Minimal Access Surgery in India. He then travelled to Sydney, Australia to train under world renowned endoscopy surgeons, Prof Alan Lam and Dr. Danny Chou in advanced laparoscopy and hysteroscopy surgeries.
In 2014, Dr. Choo underwent 3 years of training in the reproductive medicine unit of Hospital Ipoh, Hospital Seberang Jaya and Hospital Alor Setar as well as UKM Fertility Centre through a scholarship by the Ministry of Health.
Subsequently, Dr. Choo went to Singapore to complete his training in minimal invasive surgery and reproductive medicine fellowship. He had the privilege to train under Prof Bernard Chern as well as Prof YF Fong in both KK Women’s and Children Hospital and National University Hospital, Singapore respectively in the state of the art field of minimally invasive surgery. He had the honour to train under the guidance of Prof HH Tan as well as Prof PC Wong in both KK Women’s and Children Hospital and National University Hospital Reproductive Medicine & IVF unit respectively to learn about the latest advances in the field. He was also attached to Dr. Matthew Lau in the field of male fertility and fertility preservation treatment.
His passion and interest in reproductive surgery led him to USA and Europe for further training under Prof Marc Goldstein (Male Fertility Surgery), Prof Charles Koh (Tubal Surgery), Prof Cameran Nezhat & Tamir Seckin (Advanced Endometriosis Surgery) and Prof Stefano Bettochi (Advanced Hysteroscopy Surgery).
Dr. Choo was the head of unit of reproductive medicine services in Penang General Hospital since 2017 till his resignation from public hospital recently. He was also gazetted as a Ministry of Health reproductive medicine subspecialist in 2017. He is an international speaker in the field of reproductive medicine and endoscopy surgery. He performed laparoscopy and hysteroscopy surgeries and fertility treatment (IUI and IVF) frequently.
Dr. Choo is a member of Asia Pacific Advanced Gynaecology Endoscopy Society (APAGE) , American Association of Gynecology Laparoscopists (AAGL) , European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE). Dr. Choo speaks Mandarin, Hokkein, English, Bahasa Malaysia and Bahasa Indonesia.