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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAIL

Name
  Associate Prof. Dr. Kwan Mun Keong
Designation
  Associate Professor
Department
  Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Faculty
  Faculty of Medicine
Tel. No. (Office)
  017-3836788 / 03-784
E-mail Address
  mkkwan@um.edu.my
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8819-2010
Address(Office)
  Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
MS.Orth(UM), UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)
MBBS(UM), UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

Jabatan Ortopedik Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II & Jabatan Ortopedik Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan USM, Panel Member, 2013, (National)

Jabatan Ortopedik Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II & Jabatan Ortopedik Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan USM, Committee Member And Examiner, 2013, (National)

Asian Spine Journal, Editorial Board Member, 2013, (International)

Scoliosis Research Society, Committee, 2012-2017, (International)

IMISS International Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MISS) , Committee Member, 2012, (International)

AOSPINE, Member, 2011-2014, (International)

AO Spine Asia Pacific, Committee, Malaysia Medical Council Representative, 2011-2014, (International)

World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery & Techniques (WCMISST), Member, 2009-2010, (International)

AO Spine, Member, 2009-2014, (International)

Malaysian Spine Society, Council Member, 2009, (National)

AO ALUMI ASSOCIATION, Ordinary Member, 2007-2010, (International)

MALAYSIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION (MOA), Council Member, 2007, (National)

COLLEGE OF SURGEON, ACADEMY OF MEDICINE MALAYSIA (AMM), Council Member, 2005-2010, (National)

Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) , Ordinary Member, 1995, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


Chairman, 03-Jun-14 - 02-Jun-16

Committee of Centre for Image Guided and Minimally Invasive Therapy, University Malaya, 05-Dec-12 - 31-Dec-13

Progam Director of Orthopaedic Learning Centre - The Chinese University of Hong Kong , 01-Mar-11 - 31-Dec-12

Coordinator for Unschedule Student , Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty Of Medicine, 20-Dec-10 - 27-Feb-11

Committee Member of Postgraduate Orthopaedic Surgery, Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty Of Medicine, 05-May-10

Committee of Curriculum Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, University Malaya, 03-May-10

CAREER HISTORY
(Post), (Organisation), (Period).


Profesor Madya, University Malaya, 01/01/2008 until 11/02/2010

Senior Lecturer / Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Malaya Medical Centre, 01/04/2006 until 31/12/2007

Lecturer / Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Malaya Medical Centre, 01/08/2003 until 31/03/2006

Pegawai Perubatan, PUSAT PERUBATAN UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 07/06/2002 until 31/07/2003

Master In Orthopaedic Surgery, PUSAT PERUBATAN UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 01/06/1998 until 31/05/2002

Medical Officer, Orthopaedic Surgery, Taiping Hospital, 01/08/1996 until 31/05/1998

Internship, General Medicine Posting, Taiping Hospital, 01/08/1995 until 30/11/1995

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Spine Surgery (Orthopaedic, Surgery, Spine,)

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Book
 
2013

Patient Handbook on Idiopathic Scoliosis. Kwan Mun Keong, Chris Chan Yin Wei, Loh Kwong Weng, Lim Chee Chean, Niki Ho Wai Wye. 2013. Izmo Graphics Associates. ISBN No.: 978-983-42600-9-5. 

Kwan, M.K., Chan, Y.W.C., Ho, W.W.N. & Loh, K.W. (Eds.) 2013. Management of Spinal Deformities: Concise Handbook for Orthopaedic Trainees in UMMC. Kuala Lumpur: Izmo Graphics Associates. 
 
2008

Kwan,M.K. & Ahmad,T.S. 2008. Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery.Training Requirements. Part I: Surgical Skills. University of Malaya: Kuala Lumpur. 

Kwan,M.K. & Ahmad,T.S. 2008. Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery.Training Requirements. Part II: Clinical Practice Skills. University of Malaya: Kuala Lumpur. 
 
2007

Kwan,M.K., Chua,Y.P., Ng,W.M. & Saw,L.B. 2007. Handbook of Orthopaedic Surgery. University of Malaya: Kuala Lumpur. 
 
2005

Kwan,M.K., Abbas,A.A. & Choon,D.S.K. 2005. Orthopaedic Trauma Course Manual (1st Edition) 
 
Chapter In Book
 
2015

Kwan, Mun Keong. (in press). Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for fragility fractures of the spine. Current progress in orthopaedics, Chp 11. Chennai: Kryon Publishing Services Pte Ltd. 
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2014

Kwan, M.K. (in press). The safety and strength of a novel medial, partial non-threaded pedicle screw: A cadaveric and biomechanical investigation (ISI-Cited Publication)

Lee CK, Kwan MK, Merican AM, Ng WM,Saw LB,Teh KK, Krishnan M, Ramiah R. 2014. Femoral head diameter in the Malaysian population. Singapore Med J; 55 (8):436-38. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Kwan,Mun Keong 2014. Neck Tilt and Shoulder Imbalance in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis patients underwent Posterior or Spinal Fusion. How to prevent these problems? Journal of Spine Research 5(3):461. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2013

Chan, C.Y.W, Saw, L.B. & Kwan, M.K. 2013. Feasibility of Percutaneous Spinal Fusion with Bone Morphogenetic Protein: A Comparison with Standard Methods (An Animal Study Model). J Surg Tech Disord. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2012

Kwan MK, Jeffry A, Chan CYW, Saw LB. A radiological evaluation of the morphometry and safety of S1, S2, S2-ilium screws in the asian population using three dimensional computed tomography scan: an analysis of 180 pelvis. Surg Radiol Anat 2011;DOI: 10.1007/s00276-011- 0919-2 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Tan, B.B., Chan, C.Y.W., Saw, L.B. & Kwan, M.K. 2012. The role of percutaneous pedicle screw stabilisation for unstable spine fractures in polytraumatized patients: a report of two cases. Indian J Orthop 46 (6):710-713. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Tahir, M., Kwan, M.K., Chan, C.Y.W., Saw, L.B. & Goh, D.W. 2012. Correction of severe thoracolumbar spondylolisthesis secondary to neurofibromatosis with posterior spinal instrumented fusion alone. A case report. MJM 67(6): 633-635. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Abdelhai A.M., Saw, L.B. & Chan, C.Y.W. 2012. Symptomatic calcifying pseudo tumor of thoracic spine which resolved with the indomethacin treatment. A case report. Spine (Phila Pa 1975) 37(26): E1676-9. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2011

Low TH, Saw LB, Kwan MK, Chan CYW, Deepak AS.2011. Extensive Brown Tumors of Spine, Distal femur and Patella Presenting with Acute Cord Compression. A Case Report. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 5(1): 60-2 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Mariapan S, Saw LB, Chan CYW, Deepak AS, Kwan MK.Radiological assessment of cervical lateral mass screw angulations in asian patients. Indian J Orthop 2011;45:504-7. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Zubair M, Ravindran T, Chan CYW, Saw LB, Kwan MK.Acute Brown-Sequard Syndrome Following Brachial Plexus Avulsion Injury. A Report of Two Cases. HK Emergency Med 2011;18:347-51. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chan CY, Kwan MK, Saw LB. Thoracic pedicle screw insertion in Asian cadaveric specimen: does radiological pedicle profile affect outcome? Surg Radiol Anat. 2011 Jan;33(1):19-25. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Chan, C.Y.W., Saw, L.B., Kwan, M.K. Thoracic pedicle screw insertion in Asian cadaveric specimen: does radiological pedicle profile affect outcome? Surgical Anatomy and Radiologic Anatomy 33(1):19-25. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2010

Chiu, C.K., Chan, C.Y.W., Saw, L.B., Kwan, M.K. 2010. Scarf related Hangman's fracture: a case report. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery 36 (2):180-182. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Chan, C.Y.W., Kwan, M.K., Saw, L.B. 2010. Safety of thoracic pedicle screw application using the funnel technique in Asian: a cadaveric evaluation. European Spine Journal 19(1):78-84. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Chan, C.Y.W., Kwan, T.C.C., Yasir, Y.N. & Saw, L.B. 2010. Safety Issue and Neurological Improvement After C1-C2 Fusion using C1 Lateral Mass and C2 Pedicle Screws in Atlantoaxial Instability. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 4(2):17-21. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Chan, C.K., Goh, J.H., Ng, W.M., Kwan, M.K., Merican, A.M. & Soong, K.L. 2010. Staged surgery for severe soft tissue and bone loss of the knee. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 4(2): 40-43. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Chan, C.Y.W., Kwan, T.C.C., Gashi, Y.N., Saw, L.B. 2010. Safety issues and neurological improvement following C1-C2 fusion using C1 lateral mass and C2 pedicle screw in atlantoaxial instability. Malaysia Orthopaedic Journal 4(2):17-21. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
 
2009

Cheong, M.L., Chan, C.Y.W., Saw, L.B., Kwan, M.K. 2009. Pneumocranium secondary to halo vest pin penetration through an enlarged frontal sinus. European Spine Journal 18(2):269-271. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Chan, C.K., Saw, A., Kwan, M.K., Karina, R. 2009. Diluted povidone-iodine versus saline for dressing metal-skin interfaces in external fixation. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 17(1):19-22. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chee, E.K., Kwan, M.K., Khoo, E.H. 2009. Necrotizing fasciitis of the lower limb: a prospective study of prognostic factors affecting mortality. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 3(1):32-35. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chan, C.Y.W., Saw, L.B., Kwan, M.K. 2009. Comparison of SRS-24 and SRS-22 scores in thirty eight adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients who had undergone surgical correction. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal. 3 (1):56-59. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Lee, C.K., Kwan, M.K., Chua, Y.P. 2009. A technique for removal of forearm dynamic compression plate with stripped screws: a report of three cases. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 3(1):85-87. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Teh, K.K., Chan, C.Y.W., Saw, L.B., Kwan, M.K. 2009. Chance fracture secondary to a healed kyphotic compression osteoporotic fracture. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 3(2):44-46. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Hussin, P., Chan, C.Y.W., Saw, L.B., Kwan, M.K. 2009. U-shaped sacral fracture: an easily missed fracture with high morbidity: a report of two cases. Emergency Medicine Journal 26(9):677-678. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2008

Ling, H.T., Ng, W.M., Kwan, M.K., Fathi Aizuddeen, L.K., Tay, P.C.M. 2008. Use of unlocked intramedullary nailing in winquist type 1 and 2 femoral isthmus fracture. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 2:17-22. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Ng, W.M., Ong, T.C., Kwan, M.K., Cheok, C.Y. 2008. Non- Hodgkin's lymphoma masquerading as psoas abscess: a case report. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 2:49-51. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Chan, C.Y.W., Kwan, M.K., Saw, L.B., Deepak, A.S., Chong, C.S., Liew, T.M., Lee, C.S. 2008. Post- operative health related quality of life assessment in scoliosis patients. Medical Journal of Malaysia 63 (2):137-139. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
 
2007

Kwan, M.K., Khoo, E.H., Chua, Y.P., Mansor, A. 2007. Isolated displaced fracture of humeral trochlea. A report of two rare cases. Injury Extra 38(12):461-465. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Chan, C.Y.W., Kwan, M.K., Saravanan, S., Saw, L.B., Deepak, A.S. 2007. The assessment of immediate post- operative scoliosis correction using pedicle screw system by utilising the fulcrum bending technique. Medical Journal of Malaysia 62(1):33-35. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
 
2006

Kwan, M.K., Saw, A., Chee, E.K., Lim, C.H., Lee, C.S., Zulkifle, N.A., Saarey, N.H., Muhamad Hussien, M.N. 2006. Necrotizing fasciitis of the lower limb: an outcome study after surgical treatment. Medical Journal of Malaysia 61(A):17-20. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Abbas, A.A., Merican, A.M., Kwan, M.K., Mohamad, J.A. 2006. Apollo total knee replacement in University Malaya Medical Centre: a short-term outcome. Medical Journal of Malaysia 61(A):83-87. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Ling, H.T., Kwan, M.K., Saw, A., Choon, D.S.K. 2006. Total knee replacement subsequent to severe necrotising fasciitis of the lower limb: a case report. Medical Journal of Malaysia. 61(3):380-382. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Ng, S.S., Kwan, M.K., Ahmad, T.S. 2006. Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of sural nerve graft donor site. Medical Journal of Malaysia 61(B):13-17. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Ling, H.T., Kwan, M.K., Chua, Y.P., Deepak, A.S., Ahmad, T.S. 2006. Locking compression plate: a treatment option for diaphyseal nonunion of radius or ulna. Medical Journal of Malaysia 61(B):8-12. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Tan, W.J., Kwan, M.K., Deepak, A.S., Saw, A., Peng, B.C., Jalalullah, W.M. 2006. Size of interlocking nail used in the treatment of diaphyseal femoral fractures. Medical Journal of Malaysia 61 (B):18-22. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Ng, W.M., Kwan, M.K., Merican, A.M. 2006. Melioidotic osteomyelitis treated with antibiotic-calcium hydroxyapatite composite: case report with four-year follow-up. Singapore Medical Journal 47(1):71-74. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
 
2005

Merican, A.M., Kwan, M.K., Cheok, C.Y., Wong, E.L., Ahmad, T.S. 2005. Successful revascularisation of near total amputation of the upper limb after ten hours of warm ischaemia. Medical Journal of Malaysia. 60(2):218- 221. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Merican, A.M., Ahmad, T.S. 2005. Reconstruction of the heel defect with in-step island flap. A report of four cases. Medical Journal of Malaysia 60(C):104-107. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Wong, E.L., Kwan, M.K., Loh, W.Y., Ahmad, T.S. 2005. Shoulder arthrodesis in brachial plexus injuries. A review of six cases. Medical Journal of Malaysia. 60 (C):72-77. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Chua, Y.P., Kwan, M.K., Saw, A. 2005. Operative treatment of trochanteric fractures with dynamic hip screw. Is perioperative blood transfusion needed? Medical Journal of Malaysia, 60(C):78-82. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Merican, A.M., Ahmad, T.S.Outcome of different autogenousACL reconstruction in University Malaya Medical Centre. Medical Journal of Malaysia 60 (C):104-107. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Ng, E.S., Penafort, R., Saw, A., Sengupta, S. 2005. Resection-Arthrodesis for primary bone tumour about the knee about the now. Medical Journal of Malaysia 60(C):66-71. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
 
2004

Kwan, M.K., Penafort, R., Saw, A. 2004. Treatment for flexion contracture of the knee during Ilizarov reconstruction of tibia with passive knee extension splint. Medical Journal of Malaysia 59(F):39-41. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Saw, A., Ahmad, T.S. 2005. Automatic toploader washing machine injury. A report of four cases with serious injury. Medical Journal of Malaysia 60(1):112-114. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Chooi W.K., Lim, H.H. 2004. Coronal plane and apical vertebral rotation correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with multisegmented hook-rod system. A retrospective review. Medical journal of Malaysia. 59F:14-18. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Mohamad, J.A., Kwan, M.K., Merican, A.M., Abbas A.A., Kamari, Z.H., HISA, M.K., Ismail, Z., Idrus, R.M. 2004. Early results of metal on metal articulation total hip arthroplasty in young patients. Medical Journal of Malaysia 59(F):3-7. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Kwan, M.K., Saw, A., Sengupta, S. 2005. Necrotising fasciitis: a life threatening complication of acupuncture in a patient with diabetes mellitus. Singapore Medical Journal 45(4):180-182. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
Mass Media(Newspaper,radio,tv,popular Magazine)
 
2010

Lam Lee Yuet. 2010. Scoliosis. Management and Treatment. Sin Chew Daily. ME: 19. 

2010. Giin Yong stands stands a chance to walk again. Sin Chew Daily. ME. 
 
2006

Kwan,M.K., Deepak,A.S. & Chong,C.S. 2006. The 100 degree Kyphotic Curvature Affecting Heart & Lung Functions. Surgery may cause Paralysis. Guang Ming Daily. 
 
2004

Kwan,M.K. 2004. Making No Bones about Orthopaedic Surgery. Courses Now Magazine, Issue 2. 
 
Other Media(Tape,video,internet)
 
2009

Kwan,M.K. 2009. On-line Instructional Course for Basic Surgical Sciences Examination. College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. 

Kwan,M.K. & Ahmad,T.S. 2nd Print 2009. Instructional Video on Basic Microsurgery Technique. 

Kwan,M.K., Abbas,A.A. & Choon,D.S.K. 2nd Print 2009. Instructional Video for Orthopaedic Trauma Course. 
 
2008

Kwan,M.K. 2008. On-line Instructional Course for Basic Surgical Sciences Examination. College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. 
 
2007

Kwan,M.K., Abbas,A.A. & Choon,D.S.K. 2007. Instructional Video for Basic Principles of Orthopaedic Surgery. 
 
2006

Kwan,M.K., Abbas,A.A. & Choon,D.S.K. 2006. Instructional Video for Orthopaedic Trauma Course. 
 
2005

Kwan,M.K. & Ahmad,T.S. 2005. Instructional Video on Basic Microsurgery Technique. 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TWO MODALITIES IN PAIN MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH CHRONIC PAIN, Co-Investigator, 2012-2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TWO MODALITIES IN PAIN MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH CHRONIC PAIN, Co-Researcher, 19/06/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), 20/12/2014

An Evaluation of the Self-Representation and the Quality of Life of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients (AIS), Co-Investigator, 2011-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Feasibility of Percutaneous Spinal Fusion With Bone Morphogenetic Protein: A Comparison With Standard Methods (An Animal Study Model), Co-Investigator, 2009-2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

The Usage of The Medial Non-Threaded Pedicle Screws in Increasing The Safety of The Thoracic Pedicle Screw Insertion in Asians: A Cadaveric Study, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Combination Transarticular and C1 Lateral Mass Screw For C1C2 Stabilisation: Is There Any Biomechanical Advantage?, Co-Investigator, 2009-2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

THE USAGE OF THE MEDIAL NON-THREADED PEDICLE SCREWS IN INCREASING THE SAFETY OF THE THORACIC PEDICLE SCREW INSERTION IN ASIANS: A CADAVERIC STUDY, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 30/06/2010

ASSESSMENT OF ACCURACY AND SAFETY OF PEDICLE SCREW FIXATION IN SPINAL FRACTURES IN UMMC, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 19/04/2010

ASSESSMENT OF ACCURACY AND SAFETY OF PEDICLE SCREW FIXATION IN SPINAL FRACTURES IN UMMC, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 19/04/2010

BIOMECHANICAL COMPARISON OF INSTRUMENTED LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION USING ONE OR TWO POLYETHERETHERKETONE (PEEK) CAGES AND NON INSTRUMENTED LUMBAR SPINE, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 19/04/2010

BIOMECHANICAL COMPARISON OF INSTRUMENTED LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION USING ONE OR TWO POLYETHERETHERKETONE (PEEK) CAGES AND NON INSTRUMENTED LUMBAR SPINE, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 19/04/2010

Trauma and Spine, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).

Medical Advisor to "Beyond Rehabilitation Wellness Centre" in Malacca and Selangor, Medical Advisor, 2011-2020, "Beyond Rehabilitation Wellness Centre" in Malacca and Selangor

Programme Director of Spine Training Programme OLC-SABL Surgeon Education Programme, 2012-2012, Orthopaedic Learning Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

Best Oral Paper Presentation Award, Malaysian Spine Society, 2014

P. Balasubramaniam Best Published Translational Medicine Paper Award 2014, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, 2014

Best Clinical Lecturer Award 2013, University of Malaya, 2013

Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, University of Malaya, 2011

Best Lecturer Award (Orthopaedic Surgery) , University Malaya Medical Centre, 2010

Certificate of Appreciation for Excellence Patient Care, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2008, (University)

Best Lecturer Award (Orthopaedic Surgery) 2006/2007, University of Malaya, 2008

Best Lecturer Award (Orthopaedic Surgery) 2005/2006, University of Malaya, 2007

Civil Service Award for Excellence (Cemerlang), Ministry of Education, Malaysia, 2006, (National)

Best Lecturer Award (Orthopaedic Surgery) 2004/2005, University of Malaya, 2006

Civil Service Award for Excellence (Cemerlang), Ministry of Education, Malaysia, 2004, (University)

N. Subramaniam Medal Award 2003, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, 2003, (National)

Mahmood Merican Award 2002, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, 2002, (National)

Civil Service Award for Excellence (Cemerlang), Ministry of Health, Malaysia, 1999, (National)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).
 
Pleanary/Keynote Speaker

Surgical Volunteerism & MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres) ., AGM/Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons, Academy of medicine of Malaysia, 28 May 2010 to 30 May 2010, Academy of Medicine Malaysia, (National)
 
Invited Seminar

Treatment for the Scoliosis Patients., Seminar of Orthopaedic Treatment, 20 Apr 2010 to 21 Apr 2010, (University)
 
Invited Speaker

MIS-Instrumentation B: Indication and Safety of MIS using Percutaneous Pedicle Screws, International Minimally Invasive Spine (MIS) Congress, 21 Mar 2014 to 21 Mar 2014, Malaysia Spine Society, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, & World Endoscopic Spine Spciety, (International)

Management of spine metastasis, Orthopaedic Oncology Intensive Course 2014, 12 Oct 2014 to 12 Jun 2014, Oncology Unit of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UMMC, (University)

Transforaminal Interbody Fusion A Versatile Approach for Lumbar Spine, Asia Pacific Spine Society Operative Spine Course 2014, 29 May 2014 to 31 May 2014, Asia Pacific Spine Society, (International)

Minimally Invasive Approach for Spinal Surgery Spinal Tumor, AOSpine East Asia Interactive Forum on Minimal Invasive Spinal Surgery, 08 Mar 2014 to 09 Mar 2014, AOSPINE, (International)

The Safety and Strength of a Novel Medial, Partial Non-Threaded Pedicle Screw: A Cadaveric and Biomechanical Investigation, 44th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association Annual General Meeting/Annual Scientific Meeting, 31 May 2014 to 31 May 2014, MAlaysian Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Sagital Balance and Pelvic Parameters, UKMspine International Spinal Deformity Seminar & Workshop, 12 Jun 2014 to 13 Jun 2014, Spine Unit, department of Orthopaedic & Traumatology of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC), (National)

Relevance of Neck Tilt in AIS., 26th Annual Conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSICON - 2013) Kochi, 17 Jan 2013 to 20 Jan 2013, ASSICON, (International)

[1]My Worst/Breath Taking Case Sharing: How I Get through it (case presentation). [2]Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture and Sequelae (case presentation). [3]Spinal Alignment (case presentation)., East Asia AOSpine Advance Symposium in Spinal Controversy & Uncertainty, 02 Mar 2013 to 03 Mar 2013, (International)

MISt in Spinal Metastases., 9th Combined Congress of the Asia Pacific Spine Society (APSS) and Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) Paediatric Section 29 31 Aug 2013, held in, 29 Aug 2013 to 31 Aug 2013, APSS & APOA, (International)

[1]Use of Minimally Invasive Stabilization (MISt) in Management of Advanced Metastatic Spinal Disease. [2] Minimally Invasive Stabilisation (MISt): Current indications and its safety in Asian Population., The 20th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of the Study of Surgical Technique for the Spinal Nerves (JPSTSS) 6 7 Sept 2013, held in ., 06 Sep 2013 to 07 Sep 2013, JPSTSS, (International)

Complications / Pitfalls of Fracture fixation, Orthopaedic Trauma Course 2010, 20 Jul 2013 to 23 Jul 2013, OTC, (National)

The use of percutaneous pedicle screws in spine surgery. Recent advances indications and its safety., Taiwan Spine Summit Forum and Tai-Lu Orthopaedic Association Combined Meeting, 28 Jul 2012 to 28 Jul 2012, (International)

[1]Percutaneous Pedicle Screws: Long Construct Safety and Its Clinical Indication. [2]Multi-level CSM: Posterior Decompression and Lateral Mass Fusion. Pitfall and Complication., AOSpine Advance Course 2012, 10 Feb 2012 to 11 Feb 2012, AOSpine Asia Pacific, (International)

[1]Coronal Balancing in Scoliosis Surgery. How to Prevent Neck Tilt and Limb Length Discrepancy in Scoliosis Surgery? [2]The Use of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw in Spinal Surgery Recent Advances, Indications and Its Safety., 2nd International Conference of Sudanese Orthopaedic Surgeon Association, 13 Jan 2012 to 15 Jan 2012, Sudanese Orthopaedic Surgeon Association, (International)

[1]Management Protocol for Patients with Metastatic Spinal Tumour. [2]How to Assess for Stability of the Spine: Planning for Surgery. [3]When is Surgery Still Beneficial in Patients with Metastatic Spinal Tumours Who Are Terminally Ill. [4]Minimally Invasive Stabilization using Percutaneous Screws in the Management of Metastatic Disease., AOSpine Advances Course in Spine Tumour, 12 Nov 2012 to 13 Nov 2012, AOSpine Asia Pacific, (International)

Percutaneous Pedicle Screws: Long Construct Safety and Its Clinical Indication., MIS-TLIF Live Surgery Workshop, 20 Mar 2012 to 20 Mar 2012

[1]Minimally Access Surgery for Malignant Fracture. [2]Case Illustrated Discussion., AOSpine Asia Pacific Interactive Courses, 20 Oct 2012 to 22 Oct 2012, AOSpine Asia Pacific, (International)

Clinical Research in Spine., NOCERAL Research Day, 22 Mar 2012 to 22 Mar 2012, (National)

Current Surgical Practices in Acute SCI Management, 11th Asian Spinal Cord Network (ASCoN) Conference, 29 Nov 2012 to 02 Dec 2012, Malaysian Association of Rehabilitation Physicians & Asian Spinal Cord Network, (International)

Metastatic Spine Disease., 17th National Orthopaedic Intensive Course, 28 Feb 2011 to 28 Feb 2011, UKMMC, (National)

[1]Principles of Locking Compression Plate. [2]Practical session 2: Lag screw Fixation on Spiral Fractures., Basic Principles of Fractures Management Course, 14 Dec 2011 to 15 Dec 2011, UMMC, (National)

[1]Proximal thoracic curve. How to prevent neck tilt in scoliosis surgery? [2]MIS vs Open pedicle screw, Advance Spinal Deformity Course 2011, 12 Jun 2011 to 14 Jun 2011, National Universiy Singapore, (International)

Metastatic Spine Disease., 17th National Orthopaedic Intensive Course 28 Feb 4 Mar 2011,, 28 Feb 2011 to 04 Mar 2011, National University Malaysia, (National)

[1]Safety of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw in Thoracic and Lumbar Spine. [2]Pitfalls and Complications of Percutaneous Screw Placement (Mantis), 2nd Middle East Asia Spine Symposium, 14 Apr 2011 to 15 Apr 2011

[1]Clinical indications for percutaneous pedicle screw long construct. [2]Clinical safety of percutaneous pedicle screws in thoracolumbar spine. [3]My learning curve, pitfalls and complications., OLC-SALB Spine Workshop 2011, 18 Jun 2011 to 19 Jun 2011, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), (International)

[1]Pathophysiology of Degenerative Disc Disease. [2] MRI How to read it effectively and correlate clinically? [3]Posterior decompression with lateral mass fusion. Pitfalls and Complications., AOSpine Principles Workshop Seminar, 19 Nov 2011 to 19 Nov 2011, AOSpine Asia Pacific, (International)

Latest Management of Scoliosis Patient., Orthopaedic Seminar: Spinal Care We Care for your Spine, 04 Apr 2011 to 04 Apr 2011, UMMC, (National)

RCT of Vertebroplasty: A Tale of 2 Trials, 40th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 22 May 2010

[1]Minimally Invasive Spine Interventions. [2]Emerging Cervical Spine Surgical Techniques., 7th Asia Pacific Spine Symposium 2010, 01 Jul 2010 to 02 Jul 2010, (International)

How to determine level of fusion and how to correct deformity by de-rotation technique?, First Scoliosis Workshop, 04 Aug 2010 to 04 Aug 2010, Rajavithi Hospital, (Others)

Management of Osteoporosis / Vertebral Collapse, Malaysian Association for the Study of Pain Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 25 Mar 2010 to 27 Mar 2010

TLIF A Versatile Procedure in Lumbar Spine., Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Spine Operative Course, 25 Nov 2010 to 27 Nov 2010, APOA, (International)

[1]Clinical Safety of Percutaneous in Thoracic and Lumbar Spine. [2]Pitfall and Complication., Practical Anatomy Research and Training Institute Cadaveric Course - Lumbar Solution, 12 Aug 2010 to 14 Aug 2010, Fudan University, (International)

Management of osteoporotic ulcer., Ipoh Spinal Injury and Rehabilitation Conference 2009, 13 Nov 2009 to 14 Nov 2009, Ipoh Hospital, (National)

Basic Principles of Plating Course Instructor, Orthopaedic Trauma Course 2009, 15 Jul 2009 to 17 Jul 2009, University of Malaya, (University)

Coronal Balancing in Scoliosis Surgery. How to Prevent Neck Tilt and Limb Length Discrepancy in Scoliosis Surgery? The Use of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw in Spinal Surgery Recent Advances, Indications and Its Safety., 2nd International Conference of Sudanese Orthopaedic Surgeon Association (SOSA), 13 Jan 0012 to 15 Jan 2012, SOSA, (International)
 
Event Organiser

Radiological Evaluation of the Morphometry of Pedicle Rib Unit to Pedicle in the Thoracic Spine: A Comparison between Malay, Chinese and Indian., MSS-SRS International Spine Congress 2011, 08 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011, MSS, (International)
 
Oral

Posterior Cervical Stabilization with Lateral Mass Screw Fixation A Comparison Between Magerl and A Novel Technique., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)
 
Poster

Use of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation in Spine Infections: Clinical Outcome Assessments., International Meeting on Advance Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2012, 18 Jul 2013 to 21 Jul 2013, Scoliosis Research Society, (International)

Biomechanical Review of the Rod-Screw Interphase in withstanding Rotational Torque A Comparison between Different Spinal Systems., International Meeting on Advance Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2012, 18 Jul 2012 to 21 Jul 2012, Scoliosis Research Society, (International)

Percutaneous Fluoroscopic Pedicle Screw Placement Technique in Thoracic and Lumbar Spine. A Clinical Safety Assessment using CT Scan, International Meeting on Advance Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2012, 18 Jul 2012 to 21 Jul 2012, Scoliosis Research Society, (International)

Biomechanical Comparison of Instrumented Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using One PLIF versus TLIF Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Cage., APOA Spine & Paediatric Sections Meeting 2011, 01 Jun 2011 to 04 Jun 2011, APOA, (International)

1.Comparison between Different Methods of Determining the Lowest Instrumented Vertebrae in Selective Thoracic Fusion for Lenke 1A and 1B (Kings III & IV) Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis., MSS-SRS International Spine Congress 2011, 08 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011, MSS, (International)

Symptomatic Calcifying Pseudo Tumor of Thoracic Spine which Resolved with Indomethacin Treatment. A Case Report., MSS-SRS International Spine Congress 2011, 08 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011, MSS, (International)

The Use of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation in Thoracolumbar Spine in Asians: Is It Safe?, APOA Spine & Paediatric Sections Meeting 2011, 01 Jun 2011 to 04 Jun 2011, APOA, (International)

Biomechanical Review of Rod-Screw Interface in Withstanding Torque A comparison between Different Pedicle Screw Systems, MSS-SRS International Spine Congress 2011,, 08 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011, MSS, (International)

Outcome of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation and Instrumentation in Spine Infections., MSS-SRS International Spine Congress 2011, 08 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011, MSS, (International)

Compliance, Complications and Pattern of Boston Brace Usage Among Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients in University Malaya Medical Centre: A Review of Thirty Patients., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)

A Health Related Quality of Life Assessment in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients treated with Boston Brace using the Scoliosis Research Society-22 Patient Questionnaire., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)

Comparison between the Percutaneous Techniques and the Standard Open for Thoracic Pedicle Screw Placement (T4 to T12): A Safety Evaluation using a Cadaveric Model., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)

The Role of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Stabilization for Unstable Spine Fractures in Polytraumatised Patients: A Report of Three Cases., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)

Posterior Laminectomy, Foraminoplasty and Fusion with Lateral Mass Screw Fixation for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy - A Single Center Outcome., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)

Biomechanical Comparison of Instrumented Lumbar Interbody Fusion using One PLIF or TLIF Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Cage., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)

Outcome of C1-C2 Fusion using Lateral Mass and C2 Pedicle Screws in the Management of Atlantoaxial Instability., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)

Thoracic Pedicle Morphometry in Upper Thoracic Spine (T1 to T6) in Asian Pediatric Population: A Computed Tomography Analysis of Normal and Scoliosis Populations., 40th MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 20 May 2010 to 23 May 2010, MOA, (National)

A Review of the Sagittal Radiological Profile of Patients with Acute Osteoporotic Fractures Treated Conservatively, The World Society for Endoscopic Navigated and Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery (WENMISS) Congress 2009, 21 May 2009 to 23 May 2009, WENMISS, (International)

Safety of Pedicle Screws Placement in The Thoracolumbar Spine: A Comparison between Open vs Percutaneous Methods Using Asian Cadaveric models., WENMISS Congress 2009, 21 May 2009 to 23 May 2009, WENMISS, (International)

Efficacy of Cell Saver and Normovolaemic Haemodilution in reducing Allogenic Blood Requirement in patients undergoing Spine Surgery., The World Society for Endoscopic Navigated and Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery (WENMISS) Congress 2009, 21 May 2009 to 23 May 2009, WENMISS, (International)

Anatomical feasibility of using the Common Peroneal Nerve (CPN) for direct neurotisation in ipsilateral brachial plexus injury, Eurohand 2008: Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand XIIIth Congress / European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy IXth, 19 Jun 2008 to 21 Jun 2008, (International)

Bilateral Sequential Correction of Severe Femoral and Tibia Bowing in Skeletally Mature Ricket Patients. A report of 3 cases, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

Epidemiology of Patients presenting with Diaphyseal Fracture of Femur, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

Size of Interlocking Nails Used in the Treatment of Diaphyseal Femoral Fractures, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

Outcome of Diaphyseal Nonunion of the Humerus Treated by Complete Excision and Stabilization with Locking Compression Plate (LCP), International Conference on Health Sciences 2005, 06 May 2005 to 08 May 2005, (International)

Intramedullary Nailing of Femur using the Distal Targeting Device (S2 Nailing System), International Conference on Health Sciences 2005, 06 May 2005 to 08 May 2005, (International)

Elderly Patients with Fracture Proximal Femur: The Mortality Rate and Contributing Factors, International Conference on Health Sciences 2005, 06 May 2005 to 08 May 2005, (International)

Outcome of Diaphyseal Nonunion of Radius or Ulna treated with Locking Compression Plate (LCP), International Conference on Health Sciences 2005, 06 Jun 2005 to 08 Jun 2005, (International)

Outcome of Interlocking Nailing in the Treatment of Fracture Femur in UMMC: A Retrospective Review of 124 Cases, MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, (National)

Isolated Displaced Fracture of Humeral Trochlea. A Rare Case, 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, (National)

In Vivo Study of Gentamicin and Vancomycin Release from Antiobiotic Impregnated Calcium Sulphate Discs and the Outcome of Clinical Use in the Management of Open Wounds, International Conference on Health Sciences 2005, 06 May 2005 to 08 May 2005, (International)

Outcome of Primary Tumor around the Knee Joint treated with Endoprosthesis, International Conference on Health Sciences 2005, 06 May 2005 to 08 May 2005, (International)

Outcome of Resection-Arthrodesis of Primary Tumor around the Knee Joint, International Conference on Health Sciences 2005, 06 May 2005 to 08 May 2005, (National)

Total Knee Replacement subsequent to Severe Necrotising Fasciitis of the Lower Limb. A Case Report, 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Assessment of Blood Loss in Dynamic Hip Screw Fixatoion in Elderly Patients, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Reconstruction of the Heel Defect with Instep Island Flap. A Report of 4 Cases, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Revascularisation of Traction Avulsion Near Total Amputation of Arm after Ten Hours of Warm Ishaemic Time: A Case Report, Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Occurs adjacent to an Epidermal Cyst. A Case Report, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Automatic Top Loader Washing Machine Injury. A Report of 4 Cases with Serious Injury, on 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Spontaneous Wrist Dislocation Secondary to Syringomyelia: A Case Report, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (National)

Glenohumeral Arthrodesis in Complete Brachial Plexus Injuries, 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Home Rehabilitation of the knee & Ankle following Fracture Fixation or Reconstruction of the Lower Limb with Ilizarov External Fixator, 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Biomechanical Analysis of A Single Medial Locked Compression Plate in a Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fracture with A Medial Metaphyseal Defect, 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Early clinical and radiological outcome of surgical correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis A UHKL experience, Joint Scientific Meeting of MOA , College of Surgeons , Academy of Malaysia, 24 Apr 2001 to 24 Apr 2001, (National)
 
Presenter

Perception of Parents and Patients on Neck Tilt and Shoulder Balance in relation to the Radiological Parameter., 48th SRS Annual Meeting & Course 2013, 18 Sep 2013 to 21 Sep 2013, Scoliosis Research Society, (International)

Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation of the thoracic and lumbar spine. Is this technique safe for Asian patients?, 8th SSIS Asia, 23 Jun 2011 to 24 Jun 2011, SSIS, (International)

Use of Preoperative Supine Side Bending Films in Predicting the Optimal Proximal Fusion Vertebral (PFV) Tilt Angle in preventing Neck Tilt among Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients., APOA Spine & Paediatric Sections Meeting 2011, 01 Jun 2011 to 04 Jun 2011, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, (International)

A Novel Technique of Using Contrast Enhanced Transpedicular Bone Grafting in Unstable Traumatic Burst Fracture., MSS-SRS International Spine Congress 2011, 08 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011, Malaysia Spine Society

Interlocking of Tibia Fracture using Minimal Lateral Incision Technique: A Prospective Randomized comparing with Conventional Transtendinous Technique, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

Interlocking Nailing of Femur and Tibia: The efficacy of the Distal Targeting Device (DTD). A prospective Study of 100 cases, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

Outcome Study on Fracture Neck of Femur in Elderly Patients Treated with Total Hip Hip Arthroplasty, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

In Vivo Study of Gentamicin and Vancomycin Release from Antiobiotic Impregnated Calcium Sulphate Discs and the Outcome of Clinical Use in the Management of Open Wounds, 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Outcome of Primary Tumor around the Knee Joint treated with Endoprosthesis, 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, (National)

Outcome of Resection-Arthrodesis of Primary Tumor around the Knee Joint, 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, (National)

Intramedullary Nailing of Femur using the Distal Targeting Device (S2 Nailing System): A Prospective Study of 60 cases, on 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, (National)

Intertrochanteric Fractures of the Femur in the Elderly treated with Dynamic Hip screw. A Retrospective Review., 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Outcome Evaluation of Resection-Arthrodesis of Primary Tumor Around the Knee Joint, 7th Congress of the Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery combined with the 3rd Congress of Asia Pacific Knee Society APKS 2004, 01 Nov 2004 to 04 Nov 2004, (International)

Reconstruction of the Heel Defect with Instep Island Flap. A Report of 4 Cases, 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Necrotising Fasciitis of Lower Limb: Outcome after Surgical Treatment, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Necrotising Fasciitis of Lower Limb: An Outcome Study, 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Comparison of Vancomycin Release from Vancomycin Impregnated Calcium Sulphate (POP) and Polymethyl Methacrylate(PMMA) Discs, 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Revascularisation of Traction Avulsion Near Total Amputation of Arm after Ten Hours of Warm Ishaemic Time: A Case Report, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, (National)

\"Morphometric Study of Lower Cervical Spine (C3-C7) related to Internal Fixation and its Correlation with CT scan Measurement, 32nd MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 24 May 2002 to 26 May 2002, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Early Clinical and Radiological Outcome of Surgical Correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis A UHKL Experience, at The Combined Meeting 20th Annual ASEAN Orthopaedic Association 22nd Annual Meeting of Royal College of Orthopaedics Surgeons of Thailand in Association with SICOT, 20 Oct 2000 to 23 Oct 2000, Royal College of Orthopaedics Surgeons of Thailand and SICOT, (International)

Dynamic Knee Extension Splint : A Mode of Treatment for Flexion Contracture of the Knee during Ilizarov Tibia Reconstruction, Combined Meeting 20th Annual ASEAN Orthopaedic Association 22nd Annual Meeting of Royal College of Orthopaedics Surgeons of Thailand in Association with SICOT, 20 Oct 2000 to 23 Oct 2000, Royal College of Orthopaedics Surgeons of Thailand and SICOT, (International)

Flouroscopic Assessment of Vertebral Rotation in Scoliosis compared to the Pedriolle Torsionmeter, The Combined Meeting 20th Annual ASEAN Orthopaedic Association 22nd Annual Meeting of Royal College of Orthopaedics Surgeons of Thailand in Association with SICOT, 20 Oct 2000 to 23 Oct 2000, Royal College of Orthopaedics Surgeons of Thailand and SICOT, (International)

Ulnar Nerve Palsy. A Rare Complication of Anterior Shoulder Dislocation, 29th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 23 Apr 1999 to 25 Apr 1999, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)
 
Others

Perception of Parents and Patients on Neck Tilt and Shoulder Balance in relation to the Radiological Parameter., 48th SRS Annual Meeting & Course 2013, 18 Sep 2013 to 21 Sep 2013, Scoliosis Research Society, (International)

A Radiological Evaluation of The Morphometry and Safety of S1, S2 and S2-ilium Screws in the Asian Population Using Three Dimensional Computed Tomography Scan: An Analysis of 180 Pelvis., MOA Annual General Meeting / Annual Scientific Meeting 2012, 14 Jun 2012 to 17 Jun 2012, MOA, (National)

[1]Neck Tilt. How to Prevent This Phenomenon in Selective Thoracic Fusion in AIS? [2]PSF in AIS Lumbar Scoliosis: How to Achieve a Good Coronal Balance and Prevent Leg Length Discrepancy. [3]Clinical Indications, Pitfalls and Complications for Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Long Construct, OLC - SALB Spine Workshop 2012, 31 Mar 2012 to 01 Apr 2012, Hong Kong., (International)

Feasibility of Percutaneous Postlateral Spinal Fusion with Recombinant Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2(rh-BMP2): A Comparison with Standard Methods using An Animal Model Study., International Meeting on Advance Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2012, 18 Jul 2012 to 21 Jul 2012, Scoliosis Research Society, (International)

[1]Clinical indications for percutaneous pedicle screw long construct. [2]Clinical safety of percutaneous pedicle screws in thoracolumbar spine. [3]My learning curve, pitfalls and complications., OLC SALB Spine Workshop 2011, 29 Oct 2011 to 30 Oct 2011, Orthopaedic Learning Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), (International)

Correlation between Preoperative Side Bending Lowest Instrumented Vertebra Tilt and Postoperative Lowest Instrumented Vertebra Tilt in Relation to Coronal Balance in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis with Structural Lumbar Curve., MSS-SRS International Spine Congress 2011, 08 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011, Malaysia Spine Society, (International)

Nil, Adolescent Spinal Deformity Course 13 15 Jun 2010, held in, 13 Jun 2010 to 15 Jun 2010, NUS, Singapore

Comparison of Radiological Coronal Correction and Patient Satisfaction between the Hybrid Fixation Group and the Pedicle Screw Fixation Group in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis in University Malaya Medical Centre, Combined Meeting of 28th ASEAN Orthopaedic Association Congress & 38th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association AGM/ ASM (incorporating the 4th Instructional Course of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons), 26 Jun 2008 to 29 Jun 2008, (International)

An Analysis of the Radiographic Morphometry of the Thoracic Pedicle and Correlation with Pedicle Screw Insertion in Cadavers Using the Funnel Technique, 28th ASEAN Orthopaedic Association Congress & 38th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association AGM/ ASM (incorporating the 4th Instructional Course of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons), 26 Jun 2008 to 29 Jun 2008, ASEAN Orthopaedic Association Congress and Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, (International)

Quantitative Evaluation of Sural Nerve Graft Donor Site, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

Early Weight Bearing Protocol for Femoral Diaphyseal Fracture PostInterlocking Nail Fixation, Combined Meeting of 28th ASEAN Orthopaedic Association Congress & 38th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association AGM/ ASM (incorporating the 4th Instructional Course of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons), 26 Jun 2006 to 29 Jun 2006, (International)

Low Fragility Intertrochanteric Factures: Early Report on first 50 cases treated using Targon PF Nail, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

Intertrochanteric Fractures of the Femur in the elderly Treated with Dynamic Hip Screw, 36th MOA AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting & 2nd APOA Trauma Section Meeting, 01 Jun 2006 to 04 Jun 2006, (National)

Outcome of Diaphyseal Nonunion of the Humerus Treated by Complete Excision and Stabilization with Locking Compression Plate (LCP), 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, (National)

Short Term Outcome of Apollo TKR in UMMC, 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, (National)

Anatomical Feasibility of using Common Peroneal Nerve for Direct Neurotisation in Complete Brachial Plexus Palsy, 35th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Mortality Rate for Elderly Patients after Fracture Intertrochanteric of Femur in Malaysia, 35th MOA Annual Scientific, 12 May 2005 to 15 May 2005, (National)

Biomechanical Analysis of A Single Medial Locked Compression Plate in a Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fracture with A Medial Metaphyseal Defect, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Ilizarov Correction of Relapsed Syndromic Club Foot, 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Comparison of Vancomycin Release from Vancomycin Impregnated Calcium Sulphate (POP) and Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Discs, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Anatomical Feasibility of using Common Peroneal Nerve for Direct Neurotisation in Complete Brachial Plexus Palsy, 14th Triennial Congress APOA 2004, 05 Sep 2004 to 10 Sep 2004, (International)

Home Rehabilitation of the knee & Ankle following Fracture Fixation or Reconstruction of the Lower Limb with Ilizarov External Fixator, 34th MOA Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Jun 2004 to 06 Jun 2004, Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, (National)

Assessment of Flexibility of Scoliotic Curve by Fulcrum Bending Film, The Combined Meeting 20th Annual ASEAN Orthopaedic Association 22nd Annual Meeting of Royal College of Orthopaedics Surgeons of Thailand in Association with SICOT, 20 Oct 2000 to 23 Oct 2000, Royal College of Orthopaedics Surgeons of Thailand and SICOT, (International)

SUPERVISION

 
Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed

Masters Degree, Wong Kai Ann, Perception of parents and patients on neck tild and shoulder balance in relation to the radiology parameter., 2011/2012

Masters Degree, Jeffry Bin Amit, Morphometry of the Safety of S1 and S2 Screws in Asian Population using a Computed Tomography Scan., 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Cheong Min Lee, Biomechanical Comparison of Instrumented Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using PLIF verses TLIF Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Cages, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Taher Omar Ahmed Ibraheem, Assesment of Accuracy and Safety of Pedicle Screw Fixation in Spinal Fractures in UMMC, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Ganiga Srivasaiah Manjunatha, The Outcome of UMMC Method of Percutaneous Vertebroplasty, 2005/2006

Masters Degree, Chris Chan Y. W., An Analysis of the Radiographic Morphometry of the Thoracic Pedicle and Correlation with Pedicle Screw Insertion in Cadavers Using the Funnel Technique, 2004/2005

Masters Degree, Sivalingam R.G., Comparison of Brisk Knee Reflexes in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis and Healthy Adults, 2004/2005

Masters Degree, Khoo Eng Hooi, Early Weight Bearing Protocol for Femoral Diaphyseal Fracture PostInterlocking Nail Fixation, 2004/2005

Masters Degree, Saravanan S., Comparison of Radiological Coronal Correction and Patient Satisfaction between the Hybrid Fixation Group and the Pedicle Screw Fixation Group in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, 2004/2005

Masters Degree, Rengsen P., Early Outcome of Scorpio Single Axis Total Knee System in University of Malaya Medical Centre, 2003/2004

Masters Degree, Vijayachandran V., Outcome Study on Fracture Neck of Femur in Elderly Patients Treated with Total Hip Arthroplasty, 2003/2004

Masters Degree, Chee Eng Keong, Necrotizing fasciitis of the lower limb - a prospective review of prognostic factors affecting mortality and outcome, 2003/2004

Masters Degree, Ng Swee Soon, Morbidity of Sural Nerve Graft. A Retrospective Review, 2002/2003

Masters Degree, Chua Yeok Pin, Outcome of Intertrochanteric Fractures of the Femur in the Elderly treated with Dynamic Hip Screw. A Retrospective Review, 2002/2003

Masters Degree, Saw Lim Beng, Anatomical Feasibility of using Common Peroneal Nerve for Direct Neurotisation of the Ipsilateral Brachial Plexus Palsy, 2001/2002

Masters Degree, Siva Kumar Ariaretnam, Biomechanical Analysis of a Single Medial Locked Compression Plate in a Bicondylar Tibial Pleatau Fracture with Medial Metaphyseal Defect, 2000/2001

Masters Degree, Lau Choon Ping, Vancomysin Release from the Impregnated POP and PMMA discs, 2000/2001

Ongoing

Masters Degree, Tan Tiam Siong, 23.Surgical Morphometry of C1 lateral mass and C2 Pedicle Screws CT Scan Study, 2013/2014

Masters Degree, Sem Sei Haw, 22.Biomechanical Comparison between Midline Lumbar Interbody Fusion and Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion, 2012/2013

Masters Degree, Foo Choong Hoon, Outcome of Cervical Lateral Mass Fixation in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy., 2012/2013

Masters Degree, Lim Sze Wei, Biochemical Evaluation of Graded Posterior Interlaminar Decompression for Treatment of Lumbar Stenosis and Its Relationship with Post Operative Pars Interarticularis Fracture., 2010/2011

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).

Antibiotic Disc for Open Wound Gentamicin Disc and Vancomysin Disc, Patent, PI20051917, 2005

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).

Dr. Yasir Noureldaim Mohamed Spine Fellowship Programme, University of Khartoum, 2010, 12, (International)

Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Abdelhai, University of Khartoum, 2011, 15, (International)

Asia Traveling Fellowship, Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research (JSSR), 2013, 12, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).

Sharing Experience, Knowledge and Wisdom during the 1) 9th Asia Pacific Spine Society Congress 2) 9th APOA Paediatric Section Congress 3) 5th APOA Infection Section Scientific Meeting, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, Expert Advisor, 2013-2013, (International)

Orthopaedic Trauma Course (OTC) 2013, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association & University of Malaya Medical Centre, Expert Advisor, 2013-2013, (National)

AOSPine Advances Symposium in Spinal Controversy & Uncertainty (Inter-EA), AOSpine, Faculty Regional, 2013-2013, (International)

Orthopaedic Trauma Course (OTC) 2012, University of Malaya and Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, Technical Advisor, 2012-2012, (National)

Delivery of Speech and Sharing Special Knowledge on Minimally Invasive Stabilization (MISt): Current Indications and its Safety in Asian Population, Japan Society for the Study of Surgical Technique for Spine and Spinal Nerves, Expert Advisor, 2013-2013, (International)

AOSpine Advances Symposium in Spine Deformity (Contributors Course), AOSPINE, Faculty Regional, 2013-2013, (International)

Participation and Cooperation on the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research, Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research, Expert Advisor, 2014-2014, (International)

AOSpine Advances Symposium in Lumbar Degenerative Spine Diseases, AOSpine, Chairman, 2013-2013, (International)

UKMspine International Spinal Deformity Seminar & Workshop, Spine Unit, Dept of Orthopaedic & Traumatology, UKM Medical Centre, Advanced Surgical Skills Centre, UKM Medical Centre, & Aesculap Academy Malaysia, Presenter, 2014-2014, (National)

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Workshop 2013, Malaysia Spine Society, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association & University of Malaya Medical Centre, Expert Advisor, 2013-2013, (National)

Orthopaedic Oncology Course, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Speaker, 2012-2012, (University)

AOSpine East Asia Interactive Forum on Minimal Invasive Spinal Surgery, AOSPINE, Faculty Regional, 2014-2014, (International)

International Minimally Invasive Spine Congress, Malaysia Spine Society & World Endoscopic Spine Society, Expert Advisor, 2014-2014, (International)

AOSpine Advances Course in Spine Tumours (Course Contributor), AOSPINE, Faculty Regional, 2012-2012, (International)

TEACHING
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Post Graduate

MS Orth, 2009/2010, 60, 1200

First Degree

MBBS, 2009/2010, 200, 600

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
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PEPERIKSAAN BERSAMA SARJANA SURGERI OTOPEDIK, External Examiner

Editorial Board Member of Asian Spine Journal, Journal

Kursus Bimbingan 'Basic Sciences' bagi Bakal-bakal Pelajar Program Sarjana Ortopedik Sesi 2014/2015, Counselling Course

PEMERIKSA KLINIKAL PEPERIKSAAN BERSAMA (CBO) BAHAGIAN KEDUA ORTOPEDIK, PEMERIKSA KLINIKAL PEPERIKSAAN BERSAMA (CBO) BAHAG

Comparison of the Variations in Vertebral Number between Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients and Normal Adolescents, Article In Journal

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
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Medical Advisor to "Beyond Rehabilitation Wellness Centre, (National), 07-Nov-11