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Cancer Care Associates | Dr Muoi Khou

Dr Muoi Khou

MBBS, FRACP, FaCHPM, MCM
Palliative Medicine
Background

Dr. Muoi Khou is a Palliative Care Specialist in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region. Dr. Khou’s role is to empower individuals to live as fully and comfortably as possible when dealing with significant or severe illnesses. Her specialised expertise includes treating a wide range of symptoms, such as pain, breathlessness, nausea, and constipation in malignant and non-malignant medical conditions. Dr. Khou cares for patients at various stages of illness, from those with long life expectancies to those in the final stage.

Dr. Khou is dedicated to offering her patients attentive care and compassion. She recognises that healthcare is not a one-size-fits-all approach, but personalised to meet individual needs. She enjoys getting to know her patients and providing support throughout their healthcare journey.

Dr. Khou’s commitment to healthcare extends beyond her clinical practice. She has extensive experience in clinical teaching and medical research, including multiple journal publications. She is a Clinical Lecturer for medical students at the University of Wollongong and involved in the training of doctor’s undergoing Specialists training at Wollongong Hospital. Dr. Khou has been involved in various research projects throughout her career in NSW Health, mainly focusing on improving healthcare access and quality in rural and remote areas. She aims to ensure that patients in these areas can access the best treatments to enhance their quality of life.

Outside of her professional life, Dr. Khou enjoys a variety of interests and hobbies. She grew up in Illawarra and enjoys walking along the beautiful coastline with her family and husky. She enjoys tending to her orchids and values the beauty of nature. Dr. Khou is also a food enthusiast, always eager to try different foods, whether a home-cooked meal or dining with family and friends. She is an avid traveller and loves exploring the world with her family, immersing herself in different cultures.

Dr. Khou also consults and treats patients at Wollongong Public Hospital and Wollongong Private Hospital.