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Eusebio C. Kho

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Dr. Kho was born in Jimalalud, Negros Oriental  in 1933 and pursued his dream to be a surgeon. He became an intern at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and spent another 2 years as surgical resident under the world-famous Dr. Mark M. Ravitch. He served as Associate in Pediatric Surgery, focusing his research on intestinal healing. In 1972, he received his surgical board certification in Scottsburg, Indiana.

Eusebio Kho

In 1980, Dr. Kho voluntarily joined the US Army Reserve in gratitude to his adoptive country. From Major, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 1981. He was then sent to Saudi Arabia as surgeon for Operation Desert Shield in 1990. He also went to Iraq to support the 1st Infantry Division. Due to his exemplary service as a medical officer, Dr. Kho has been awarded several medals for his war service to both the United States and the Emirate of Kuwait. One of these medals was the Philippine Economic and Cultural Endowment (PEACE) Humanitarian of the Year Award. He resumed his surgical practice and continued his Army service until his retirement from both of these in 2001. Upon his retirement from the Army, he was awarded the Army Meritorious Medal.

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