Prof. Dr. Chan Siew Pheng

Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
  +603 7949 2299
  Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
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(Qualification), (Institution).

(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

  • Academy of Medicine, Member, 2008-2009, (International)
  • MALAYSIAN OSTEOPOROSIS SOCIETY, President, 2006-2010, (National)
  • Endocrine Society, USA, Member, 2006-2009, (International)
  • Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society, Member, 1986-2010, (National)


  • Endocrinology
  • Osteoporosis


Chapter In Book
  • Rokiah Pendek & Chan Siew Pheng. 2006. Acute diabetic emergencies. MANAGEMENT ASPECTS OF ACUTE CARE. SERIES ON HEALTH SCIENCE. ISBN 983-100-403-5. Pg 217-224 
  • Chan Siew Pheng & Rokiah Pendek. Endocrine emergencies, 2006. MANAGEMENT ASPECTS OF ACUTE CARE. SERIES ON HEALTH SCIENCE. ISBN 983-100-403-5. 

Article In Academic Journals
  • Raman RPC, Taiyeb-Ali TB, Chan SP, Chinna K, Vaithilingam RD. Effect of nonsurgical periodontal therapy verses oral hygiene instructions on Type 2 diabetes subjects with chronic periodontitis: a randomised clinical trial. BMC Oral Health 2014; 14:79. (ISI-Cited Publication)

  • Genome-wide scan identifies novel modifier loci of acromegalic phenotypes for isolated familial somatotropinoma;S K Khoo1, R Pendek2, R Nickolov 3, D C Luccio-Camelo4,5, T L Newton1, A Massie1, D Petillo1, J Menon6, D Cameron7, B T Teh1,8 and S-P Chan (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • Jian-Min Liu, Annie Wai-chee Kung, Chan Siew Pheng, Han-Min Zhu, Zhen-Lin Zhang, Yi-Yong Wu, Ling Xu, Xun- Wu Meng, Min-Li Huang, Leung Ping Chung, Nik Hazlina Nik Hussain, Seri Suniza Sufian, Jia-Lun Chen. Bone 45 (3):460-5 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • Jing Yong Siow, Pauline Siew Mei Lai, Siew Siang Chua and Siew Pheng Chan. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 17: 305 311 (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

  • Mafauzy M on behalf of the DiabCare Asia Study group (Malaysia Mafauzy M, Wan Mohamad WB, Ab Aziz Al-Safi, Chan SP, Rokiah, P Ikram S Ismail et al 2008. An audit on diabetes management in Aisan patients treated by Specialists: the DiabCare-Asia 1998 and 2003 studies. Current Medical Research and Opinions 2008; 24 (2):507-14 
  • Pauline SM Lai, SS Chua, SP Chan & WY Low. 2008. The validity and reliability of the Malaysian Osteoporosis Knowledge Tool in postmenopausal women Maturitas 2008;60:122-130 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • Jayapalan JJ, Muniandy S, Chan SP. 2008. ACE I/D polymorphism: Scenario in Malaysia. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2008: 39(5);917-21 
  • Lai, P, Chua SS, SP Chan et al. (2008). Validation of the English version of Quality of Life Questionnaire of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis (QUALEFFO) in Malaysia. APLAR J Rheum 2008(in press). (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

  • JCN Chan, C Deerochanawong, A Samad S, KH Yoon, JMF Adam, T Va Binh, SP Chan, RE Fernando, CH Lee, Nguyen TK, AD Litonjua, Sidartawan S & P Zimmet. 2007 Role of Metformin in the initiation of pharmacotherapy for type 2 diabetes: An Asian-Pacific perspective Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2007; 75 (3): 255-66 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • Ting GP, Tan SY, Chan SP, Kharuthan C, Zaitun Y, Suriah AR & Chee WSS, 2007 A follow-up study of the Effect of milk supplementation on bone mineral density of postmenopausal Chinese women in Malaysia Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging 2007;11(1):69-73 
  • SS Lim, Shireene V, Vijay A, Tan TBA, Rokiah P & Chan SP. Carbimazole-induced agranulocytosis in pregnancy: a case report JUMMEC 2007: 10 (1):34-38 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  • WSS Chee, Ting GP, Tan SY, Chan SP, Zaitun Y & Suriah AR. 2007. Relationship between body composition and bone mineral density in healthy postmenopausal Chinese women in Malaysia. Jurnal Sains Kesihatan Malaysia 2007; 5 (2):29-38 
  • Malik A, SP Chan et al. 2007. Non-alcoholic Fatty liver disease in Malaysia: A demographic anthropometric, metabolic and histological study. Journal of Digestive Diseases 2007;8:58-64 

  • Pan-Asian Consensus panel on HDL-C - KL Khoo, Siew-Pheng Chan (Malaysia), 2005. Nicotinic Acid in raising HDL lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) to reduce cardiovascular risk: An Asian Pacific Consensus. British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease 2005: 5 (Suppl 2):S1-S15 (ISI-Cited Publication)

  • CHAN SIEW PHENG METABOLIC SYNDROME - MALAYSIAN PERSPECTIVE. 13th Asean Federation of Endocrine Sosieties COnference, Manila, Dec 2005 
  • Chan SP, Malik M, E Goh, S Zarina AH, Dhamendra, KS Oh, ASM Khir, Krishnarajah G AND SS Yeap. Prevalence of Vitamin D Inadequacy among community dwelling postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in Malaysia. 
  • Chan SP, Rokiah P, YY Chew, CH Ng, Zaitun Y, Hazizi AS, SS Lim, Vijay A, M Manivasagar, WF Chew, IS Ismail. A study of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes mellitus. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

  • SP Chan. Osteoporosis - Does histomorphometry still have a role to play? Medicographia 2007; 29(2):155-156 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

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

  • Inflammatory markers and anti-oxidant status as predictors of diabetes risk among Malaysians (started July 2008-ongoing) Hazizi A S*, SP Chan, Zaitun Y*, Zaiton A*, Sharmili V*, Rokiah P, ATB Tan, Vijay A *University Putra Malaysia collaborators, Co-Investigator, 2009-2009, ScienceFund, National
  • A randomized double-blind, placebo controlled parallel group multicentre 24 week study followed by an extension assessing the efficacy and safety of AVE 0010 in 2 titration regimes on top of metformin in patients with Type 2 diabetes not adequately controlled with metformin (GETGOAL-F1, EFC 10743). SP Chan, Vijay A, A Tan, Rokiah P, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2010, Pharmaceutical grant - Sanofi-Aventis, International
  • Phase 2: A worldwide, multicentre, double blind randomized placebo-controlled dose ranging study to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability of MK 0736 when added to ongoing treatment with ACE-inhibitors or ARBs in patients with Type 2 diabetes and hypertension SP Chan, Vijay A, SS Lim, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2009, Pharmaceutical grant - Merck, Sharp & Dohme, International
  • A randomized double-blind, placebo controlled, double-dummy, parallel group, multicentre dose-ranging study in subjects with Type 2 diabetes mellitus to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of orally administered SGLT2-inhibitor JNJ-28431754 with sitagliptin as a reference arm (Phase 2B). SP Chan Principal Investigator (UMMC) with Vijay A, A Tan & Rokiah P, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2009, Pharmaceutical grant - Johnson & Johnson, International
  • Medication Adherence of Patients with Chronic Diseases, Co-Investigator, 2008-2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), National
  • Macroprolacin: Risk of Misdiagnsosis and Mismanagement of Hyperprolactinaemia, Co-Investigator, 2007-2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), National
  • Real-Life Effectiveness and Care Patterns of Diabetes management in Asia-Pacific (The Asia-Pacific RECAP-DM Study) SP Chan National Coordinator for Malaysia. PPUM SP Chan, A Tan, Vijay A, SS Lim, SH Foo & Rokiah P, Coordinator, 2007-2007, Pharmaceutical Grant - Merck, Sharp & Dohme, International
  • Detection of Familial Hypercholesterolemia gene mutation amongst the Malaysian population, Co-Investigator, 2006-2012, MOSTI
  • Regional Study on Insulin secretion and sensitivity in Asian Type 2 diabetes Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Korea SH Foo, SP Chan - National Coordinator for Malaysia (Dec 2006 July 2007), Coordinator, 2006-2008, Pharmaceutical Reseach grant - Servier, International
  • Impact of Pharmaceutical Care in Post Menopausal Osteoporotic Women Prescribed Alendronate, Co-Investigator, 2004-2006, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), National
  • Impact of Pharmaceutical Care in Post Menopausal Osteoporotic Women Prescribed Alendronate: a randomized controlled trial, Co-Investigator, 2003-2006, MSD, National
  • Pattern of dyslipidaemia and features of insulin resistance (syndrome X) as markers of risk for atherosclerotic coronary heart disease: impact of fibrate therapy, Co-Investigator, 1999-2001, MOSTI (IRPA), National
  • Apolipoprotein E polymorphisms and its effects on the lipid and lipoprotein profiles., Co-Investigator, 1999-2000, MOSTI (IRPA), National
  • Serum sialic acid and vascular cell adhesion molecule (VCAM-1): early markers of endothelial dysfunction for prediction of type 2 diabetes and associated cardiovascular disease, Co-Investigator, 1999-2000, MOSTI (IRPA), National
  • To Conduct Community-Based Intervention In Reduction Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease, Co-Investigator, 1995-2000, MOSTI (IRPA), National

(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).

Pleanary/Keynote Speaker
  • Challenges of Diabetes management in Asia, 1st Hospital Pharmacy Conference, 25 Apr 2008 to 27 Apr 2008, PPUM, (University)
Invited Seminar
  • From Individual risk to Global Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, 12th National Heart Association of Malaysia Annual Scientific Meeting, 04 Apr 2008 to 06 Apr 2008, National Heart Association of Malaysia, (National)
  • Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome, Conference on Behavioural Medicine, Malaysian Association of Scientific Research in Psychiatry, 25 Jan 2008 to 27 Jan 2008, Malaysian Association of Scientific Research in Psychiatry, (National)
  • Long term effects of Osteoporosis Treatment, 9th MSR-SSR Workshop in Rheumatology, 15 Aug 2008 to 17 Aug 2008, Malaysian Society for Rheumatology and Singapore Society of Rheumatology, (National)
  • Symposium on Nutrition and Bone - Vitamin D SP Chan & FL Hew, 6th Malaysian Osteoporosis Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 03 Aug 2007 to 05 Aug 2007, Malaysian Osteoporosis Society, (National)
Invited Speaker
  • What s new in the Management of Diabetes and How to achieve targets., 5th Malaysian Cardiovascular Interventional Symposium with Live Transmission, 10 Jul 2008 to 12 Jul 2008, National Heart Association of Malaysia, (National)
  • Obesity: A common problem, Cardiovascular Workshop for Family Physicians, 21 Dec 2008 to 21 Dec 2008, MMA Selangor
  • Bone mineral density its role in assessing fracture risk, Updates of Ionizing Radiation in Biomedical Imaging, PPUM, 10 May 2008 to 10 May 2008, PPUM, (University)
  • ADVANCE results: Breakthrough in the Management of Vascular Complications in Type 2 diabetes Diabetes and Endocrine Journal, Bangladesh, 2008 Nov; 37 (Suppl 1):54-55, 14th Diabetes and Endocrine Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20 Nov 2008 to 22 Nov 2008, Diabetes and Endocrine Society of Bangladesh, (International)
  • Treat to target DM management, 1st Hospital Pharmacy Conference, 25 Apr 2008 to 27 Apr 2008, PPUM, (University)
  • Dilemma of Osteoporosis Treatment, 9th Regional Osteoporosis Conference & ISCD Bone Densitometry Course, Hong Kong, 16 May 2008 to 18 May 2008, University of Hong Kong, (International)
  • Achieving therapeutic goals with sitagliptin in diabetes management, 3rd International Symposium on Healthy Aging, Hong Kong, 01 Mar 2008 to 02 Mar 2008, University of Hong Kong, (International)
  • Medical Management of GDM/DM Pregnancy, Diabetes in Pregnancy Workshop, Putrajaya Hospital, 19 Jul 2008 to 19 Jul 2008, Putrajaya Hospital, Endocrine Unit, (National)
  • Medical Management of Osteoporosis, 42nd Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, 31 Jul 2008 to 03 Aug 2008, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, (International)
  • Metabolic Syndrome strategies for management, 3rd National Diabetes Educators Seminar, 20 Jul 2007 to 22 Jul 2007, Malaysian Diabetes Association, (National)
  • Clinical Trial Design and Protocol Development, Good Clinical Practice Workshop, 03 May 2007 to 05 May 2007, University of Malaya Medical Centre, (University)
  • Metabolic Syndrome: its significance and application in clinical practice, World Congress of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 20 Aug 2007 to 24 Aug 2007, World Congress of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, (International)
  • Gucocorticoid induced osteoporosis, 12th APLAR Congress of Rheumatology, 02 Aug 2006 to 05 Aug 2006, Asia-Pacific League for Arthritis and Rheumatology, (International)
  • Insulin Resistance and beta-cell dysfunction using HOMA in Asian patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with oral anti-hyperglycaemic agents. Li Ji-Nong, Chan SP on behalf of Asia RECAP-DM Study Group Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2008; 79 (suppl 1):S24-25, 7th International Diabetes Federation Western Pacific Region Congress, 30 Mar 2008 to 02 Apr 2008, Western Pacific Region International Diabetes Federation, (International)
  • Glycaemic control goal attainment among T2DM patients taking oral anti-diabetic agents for at least 6 months in the Asia Pacific region results of the RECAP study Chan SP, W Nitiyanant, SH Baik, LN Ji, WHH Sheu, PS Dellea , S Rajogopalan, D Yin, G Krishnarajah on behalf of Asia RECAP-DM Study Team, 14th Congress of Asean Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES), 29 Nov 2007 to 02 Dec 2007, Asean Federation of Endocrine Societies, (International)
  • Patient and Physician attitudes toward Vitamin D in osteoporosis treatment. SP Chan, JA West & SS Sen, 8th European Congress on Clinical and Economic aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, 09 Apr 2008 to 12 Apr 2008, International Osteoporosis Federation, European Congress on Clinical and Economic aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, (International)
  • High prevalence of Vitamin D inadequacy among community dwelling post-menopausal women with osteoporosis. SP Chan, P Lips, J Chandler, K Lippuner, S Ragi-Eis, J Norquist, PD Delmas, JA West, D Hosking., 8th European Congress on Clinical and Economic aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, 09 Apr 2008 to 12 Apr 2008, International Osteoporosis Foundation, European Congress on Clinical and Economic aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthri, (International)
  • An uncommon cause of diabetic ketoacidosis:twice, 42nd Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 31 Jul 2008 to 03 Aug 2008, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia, (International)
  • Giant Malignant Insulinoma, 42nd Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, KL, 31 Jul 2008 to 03 Aug 2008, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia, (International)
  • Case report: Tumour induced osteomalacia, 42nd Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 31 Jul 2008 to 03 Aug 2008, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia, (International)


Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)
  • Masters Degree, Ramani A, Osteoporosis-Vit D status, 2006/2007
  • Masters Degree, Chew Wai Fong, Gestational Diabetes, 2005/2006
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Hazizi Abu Saad, Cardiovascular Risk Factors in type 2 Diabetes mellitus compared to non-diabetic controls, 2005/2006
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Chee Ss, Winnie, Efffect of Calcium supplementation on Bone Health Status in Postmenopausal Women in the Klang Valley, 2000/2001
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Chan Yoke Mun, Determinants of Bone Health Status among postmenopausal women, 2001/2002
  • Masters Degree, Jaime Jacqueline Jayapalan, Angiotensin converting enzyme I/D gene polymorphism: Association with diabetic nephropathy, 2007/2008
  • Masters Degree, Asmah Bt Mohd, Repaglinide in the month of Ramadhan in Muslim Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, 2001/2002

  • Masters Degree, Chew Yee Yean, Biomarkers / Lipid parameters in a rural population
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Pauline Lai, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis characteristics affecting compliance and outcome, as measured by bone markers of resorption and BMD, 2008/2009
First Degree/Diploma/Pre-Degree
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)
  • Factors associated with hypoglycaemia among diabetic patients in UMMC, 2008/2009, 1

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

  • National Committee on SubSpeciality Training and Fellowship for Endocrinology , Ministry of Health, 2003, 60, (National)

(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).

  • Malaysian Journal of Medicine, Article ,