Curriculum Vitae

ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. ANAND A/L SANMUGAM

Associate Professor
  • Department of Surgery
    Faculty of Medicine

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • SURGERY
    Paediatric surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Medical Education

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Fell.Paeds.Sur.(Perth), (Paediatric Surgery)
    Perth Children's Hospital, Perth
  • MSurgery, (Surgery)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • MD(2004), (Medicine)
    Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Committee Members
    01 Dec 2022 - 31 Dec 2024 (Faculty)
  • Administration Manager
    21 Oct 2021 - 31 Dec 2022 (Department)
  • Quality Manager
    01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (Department)
  • Coordinator
    01 Jan 2022 - 31 May 2022 (Faculty)
  • MASTER OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY SELECTION & INTAKE COORDINATOR
    01 Jul 2016 - 31 Dec 2021 (Faculty)
  • MEMBER OF OT COVID-19 TASK FORCE
    07 Oct 2020 - 30 Dec 2021 (Faculty)
  • MASTER OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY PART 1 AND FINAL EXAMINATIONS COORDINATOR
    01 Jun 2016 - 01 Dec 2021 (Faculty)
  • Quality Manager
    15 Aug 2017 - 15 Aug 2021 (Faculty)
  • UMMP OSCE (SURGERY) COORDINATOR
    01 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2021 (Faculty)
  • PAEDIATRIC SURGERY AUDIT COORDINATOR
    01 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2020 (Faculty)
  • UMMP PROGRAMME (SURGERY) COMMITTEE MEMBER
    19 Aug 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 (Faculty)
  • UMMP 3.2 PAEDIATRIC SURGERY TEACHING FOR PAEDIATRIC BLOCK COORDINATOR
    01 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2019 (Faculty)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • ACADEMY OF MEDICINE MALAYSIA, MEMBER
    2022 to 2023 (National)
  • BOARD MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD, JOURNAL OF HEALTH AND TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE (JUMMEC), BOARD MEMBER
    2022 to 2023 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY, ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    2022 to 2022 (National)
  • MEMBER OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS (IRELAND), MEMBER
    2022 to 2022 (International)
  • BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY, MEMBER
    2021 to 2022 (International)
  • NATIONAL CONJOINED BOARD : PAEDIATRIC SURGERY SPECIALTY, MEMBER
    2021 to 2022 (National)
  • RESEARCH COMMITTEE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY, MEMBER
    2021 to 2022 (University)
  • EDITORIAL COMMITTEE : JOURNAL OF HEALTH & TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE , MEMBER
    2021 to 2021 (University)
  • ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IRELAND, MEMBER
    2011 to 2020 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY, AUDITOR
    2017 to 2018 (University)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2022 (University)
  • Distinction in Master of Medical Education
    University Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons Travel Grant
    Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2016 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Chung, Kuet Jun; Chin, Yen Ming; Wong, Mei Shinq; Sanmugam, Anand; Singaravel, Srihari; Nah, Shireen Anne (2022). Effectiveness of table salt versus copper sulphate in treating umbilical granuloma: A pilot randomized controlled trial, JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY. 57(2), 261-265. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.10.032
  2. Li, E., Collaborative, C. O., & GlobalSurg, C. (2021). SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Medical Journal of Australia, 215(6), 243-243. doi: 10.1111/anae.15563
  3. Rajasegaran, Suganthi; Tan, Wei Sheng; Ezrien, Don Evana; Sanmugam, Anand; Singaravel, Srihari; Nah, Shireen Anne (2022). Utility of postoperative anorectal manometry in children with anorectal malformation: a systematic review, PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL. 38(8), 1089-1097. doi:10.1007/s00383-022-05152-9
  4. Thambusamy, Elango; Thambidorai, Conjeevaram Rajendrarao; Nah, Shireen Anne; Gan, Chin Seng; Wang, Justin; Singaravel, Srihari; Sanmugam, Anand (2022). Intra-abdominal hypertension in neonates following congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair: Correlation with early postoperative respiratory and gastrointestinal outcomes, JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY. 57(2), 199-202. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.10.029
  5. Nah, SA; Singaravel, S; Sanmugam, A (2021). Do-It-Yourself Surgical Simulation Kits: One Academic Medical Center's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Malaysia, ACADEMIC MEDICINE. 96(1), E3-E3
  6. Nepogodiev, D., Collaborative, C. O., & GlobalSurg, C. (2021). Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 76(6), 748-758. doi: 10.1111/anae.15458
  7. Only, G. A. (2021). SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study. British Journal of Surgery, 108(9), 1056-1063. doi: 10.1093/bjs/znab101
  8. Simoes, J., Collaborative, C. O., & GlobalSurg, C. (2021). Effects of pre-operative isolation on postoperative pulmonary complications after elective surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 76(11), 1454-1464. doi: 10.1111/anae.15560
  9. Sanmugam, A., Vythilingam, G., Singaravel, S., & Nah, S. A. (2020). Assess, adapt and act: a paediatric surgery division's initial approach in a rapidly evolving pandemic. Pediatric Surgery International, 36(8), 925-931. doi: 10.1007/s00383-020-04704-1
  10. Yang, W., Lee, P. P. W., Thong, M. K., Ramanujam, T. M., Shanmugam, A., Koh, M. T., Chan, K. W., Ying, D., Wang, Y., Shen, J. J., Yang, J., Lau, Y. L. (2015). Compound heterozygous mutations in TTC7A cause familial multiple intestinal atresias and severe combined immunodeficiency, Clinical Genetics. 88(6542-549), Article
Scopus
  1. Tan C.Y., Theseira A.M., Ahmad Zubaidi S., Atiya N., Sanmugam A., Singaravel S., Nah S.A. (2022). Universal COVID-19 pre-procedural swabs in children in a developing country: A comparison of findings over two transmission waves, Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. 31(), . doi:10.1177/20101058221131656
  2. Ho, C. A., Chin, F., Gunn, A., Alhagi, V. M., Sanmugam, A. A. (2013). Duodeno-jejunal intussusception due to a solitary Peutz-Jeghers polyp in a 3-year-old Malaysian girl, Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. 1(8), 254-257
Others
  1. Shung K. Tan, Anand Sanmugam, Mahmoud Danaee, Tindivanam M. Ramanujam, Mohan A. Nallusamy, Zakaria Zahari, Thambidorai R. Rao (2019) Transition of Care in Paediatric Surgery: Current practices and perspectives of paediatric surgeons in Malaysia
  2. Choon Aik Ho, Flora Chin, Andrew Gunn, V. Muthu Alhagi, Anand a/l Sanmugam, Duodeno-jejunal intussusception due to a solitary Peutz Jeghers polyp in a 3-year-old Malaysian girl, Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, Volume 1, Issue 8, August 2013, Pages 254-257, ISSN 2213-5766,
Other Publications
  1. April C Roslani, Sivakumar K, Koh P S, Yeoh W S ( 2020 ) . Department of Surgery University Malaya Policy Paper - Policy Paper

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2021 - 2023, ASTELLAS PHARMA GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT, INC.
    A Phase 3, Double-blind, Randomized, Multicenter, Parallel Group, Placebo-controlled Sequential Dose Titration Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Mirabegron in Pediatric Subjects from 5 to < 18 Years of Age with Overactive Bladder ( Co-Researcher)
Private
  1. 2021 - 2023, International Funding
    Analysis of the cell growth and protein secretion capacity of foreskin, bladder, and ureter cells with the final aim to improve medical device biocompatibility ( Principal Investigator(PI))
International
  1. 2021 - 2024, International Funding
    Initiation And Development Of A Sustainable Regional Paediatric Bowel Management Programme Via A Singapore-malaysia Collaborative Network ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2021 - 2023, Regenosca SA
    Utilisation of blood product derivatives to improve cell growth and protein secretion capacity of foreskin, bladder, and ureter cells with the final aim to improve medical device biocompatibility ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2020 - 2022, Regenosca SA
    Bioengineered collagen implant as an alternative to conventional buccal mucosa for substitution urethroplasty of distal urethral strictures - A pilot study ( Co-Researcher)
  4. 2021 - 2022, Regenosca SA
    Analysis Of The Cell Growth And Protein Secretion Capacity Of Foreskin, Bladder, And Ureter Cells With The Final Aim To Improve Medical Device Biocompatibility ( Principal Investigator(PI))
University
  1. 2020 - 2023, Private Funding
    Anorectal Malformation And Hirschsprung's Disease: A Mixed Methods Population-based Study Of Functional Outcome And Quality Of Life ( Co-Researcher)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Paediatric Trauma in Malaysia, KKH Multidisciplinary Trauma Conference, Kandang Kerbau Children's Hospital Singapore (International) (08 Oct 2020 - 08 Oct 2020)
  2. Clinical Supervision, Training The Trainers - Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit PPUM (National) (10 Dec 2017 - 10 Dec 2017)
  3. Screening and assessment in Nutrition, UMMC 2nd Basic Nutrition Workshop , PPUM NST (University) (27 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017)
  4. Preventing Complications in Paediatric Surgery, Seminar Kejururawatan, Department of Nursing (University) (22 Sep 2016 - 22 Sep 2016)
EVENT ORGANISER
  1. Paediatric Bowel Management - A Paediatric Surgery Perspective, Paediatric Bowel Management - A Paediatric Surgery Perspective, Paediatric Surgey UMMC  (International) (27 Aug 2020 - 27 Aug 2020)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Uncommon foreign bodies ingestion in children, World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons Congress 2016, WOFAPS (International) (08 Oct 2016 - 11 Oct 2016)
  2. Uncommon bronchial tumors in children, World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons Congress 2016, WOFAPS (International) (08 Oct 2016 - 11 Oct 2016)
  3. Colorectal Carcinoma in Children, World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons Congress 2016, WOFAPS (International) (08 Oct 2016 - 11 Oct 2016)
  4. Eosinophilic Cystitis Mimicking Bladder Rhabdomyosarcoma in a Male Child & Review of the Literature., World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons Congress 2016, WOFAPS (International) (08 Oct 2016 - 11 Oct 2016)
  5. Different Presentations of Thoracic Ganglioneuromas in Children, World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons Congress 2016, WOFAPS (International) (08 Oct 2016 - 11 Oct 2016)
  6. Our 40 year Experience with Omphalopagus Twins, 24TH BIENNIAL CONGRESS OF THE ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS, ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS (International) (24 May 2016 - 26 May 2016)
  7. OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PAEDIATRIC TESTICULAR TUMOURS, 24th BIENNIAL CONGRESS OF THE ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS, ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS (International) (23 May 2016 - 26 May 2016)
  8. Hereditary Multiple Intestinal Atresia Management Problems, 23RD BIENNIAL CONGRESS OF THE ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS, ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS (International) (08 Oct 2012 - 10 Oct 2012)
  9. Management of Vaginal Atresia with Colovaginoplasty in Children, 14TH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF THE ASIA PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY, ASIA PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY (International) (04 Oct 2012 - 06 Oct 2012)

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2023) Master of General Surgery Clinical Evaluation, University, (Internal Examiner)
  2. (2022) Master of General Surgery Part I Osce (Repeat Exam), University, (Internal Examiner)
  3. (2022) Penaksiran Khas Calon Sarjana Surgeri, University, (Reviewer)
  4. (2022) Umsc C.a.R.E.S Cycle 1/22 Proposal 094, University, (Reviewer)
  5. (2022) Umsc C.a.R.E.S Grant Cycle 1/22 Proposal 079, University, (Reviewer)
  6. (2022) Master of General Surgery Research Evaluation, University, (Internal Examiner)
  7. (2021) Master of Paediatric Surgery Part I : National UM & Ukm, National, (Internal Examiner)
  8. (2021) Crest Prototype Grant Evalation Committee, National, (Reviewer)
  9. (2021) CREST Prototype Grant Evalation Committee, (Advisory Committee)
  10. (2020) Editor of Journal of Health & Translational Medicine , (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2022) National Joint Trainee Evaluation, National, (Technical Advisor)
  2. (2022) Part 1 Examination, Doctor of Paediatric Surgery Ukm, National, (Technical Advisor)
  3. (2022) Part 2 Examination, Doctor of Paediatric Surgery, Ukm, National, (Technical Advisor)
  4. (2022) Pelantikan Sebagai Ahli Jawatankuasa Penyaringan Kertas Soalan Bagi Peperiksaan Medex (Pembedahan Kanak-Kanak), National, (Technical Advisor)
  5. (2022) National Joint Trainee Evaluation, National, (Technical Advisor)
  6. (2022) Interview Panel - Postgraduate Intake Interviews, Paediatric Surgery, 2022, National, (Technical Advisor)
  7. (2022) Part 1 Conjoint Examinations, Doctor of Paediatric Surgery Ukm, National, (Technical Advisor)
  8. (2022) Part Ii Examination, Doctor of Paediatric Surgery, Ukm, National, (Technical Advisor)
  9. (2021) Organising Committee Member 'Bowel Management : A Surgical Team's Perspective' , University of Malaya & Malaysian Association of Paediatrc Surgery
  10. (2020) MASTER OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY EXAMINATION COMMITTEE, UNIVERSITY MALAYA
  11. (2020) NATIONAL CURRICULUM PROJECT; MASTER OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY CURICULLUM WRITING TEAM, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA
  12. (2018) MAPS MasterClass in Paediatric Surgery 2018, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgery
Contribution to event
  1. (2022) Specialty Representative, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  2. (2022) Help Me to Survive: Overview of Abdominal Surgical Conditions in The Neonate, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  3. (2022) Help Me Breathe : Management of Chest Anomalies in Newborns, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  4. (2022) Pre-Congress Workshop 4 Workplace Based Assessment, National, (Course Facilitator)
  5. (2022) Ummp Mmi (MBBS Candidate Intake ) Interview Training Facilitator 2022, University, (Course Facilitator)
  6. (2021) Octreotide in Children - Use in Clinical Practice & Current Evidence : Invited Speaker, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  7. (2021) Invited Speaker : "Step by Step Approach to Paediatric Parenteral Nutrition" Maps Fkm2021 : Optimising Paediatric Nutrition Therapy Weekly Live Webinars, National, (Panelist/Moderator)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
Master
  1. (2022) Anorectal malformation and hirschsprung's disease: a mixed methods population based study of functional outcome and quality of life, Suganthi Rajasegaran
  2. (2019) -, SOH CHAI HOON
  3. (2019) -, MOHD LATIFF IQRAMIE BIN MUHAMAD ZAKI
  4. (2018) -, PIGENESWAREN A/L YOGANATHAN
  5. (2018) -, LUQMAN HAKEEM RUMI MAZENI
  6. (2017) Hydrogel dressings VS Conventional SSD Dressings in Paediatric Burns, Vigneswaran A/L Kandiah
  7. (2017) -, ROSHAFIZA JAFFAR @ HARUN
  8. (2017) -, CHUNG KUET JUN
  9. (2017) -, ALIA MAISYAH BINTI AHMAD LELA
  10. (2016) -, ELANGO THAMBUSAMY
  11. (2016) -, VIGNESHWARAN KANDIAH
  12. (2014) A SURVEY OF PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS' PRACTICES AND PERSPECTIVES ON TRANSITION OF CARE FOR ADOLESCENTS WITH COMPLEX SURGICAL CONDITIONS IN MALAYSIA, TAN SHUNG KEN
  13. (2014) A SURVEY OF PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS' PRACTICES AND PERSPECTIVES ON TRANSITION OF CARE FOR ADOLESCENTS WITH COMPLEX SURGICAL CONDITIONS IN MALAYSIA, TAN SHUNG KEN

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2022) MSM27700 - Advanced Clinical Training
  2. (2022) MSM27800 - Advanced Clinical Training
  3. (2022) MSM27100 - Basic Clinical Training
  4. (2022) MSM27200 - Basic Clinical Training
  5. (2021) MGU7001A - Pembedahan Kanak-Kanak Bahagian 1a
  6. (2021) MGU7002A - Pembedahan Kanak-Kanak Akhir A
  7. (2016) MTGW6103 - Master of Nursing - Health Assessment
Bachelor
  1. (2022) MIA - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  2. (2021) MIA 3001 - Ummp 3.1 Surgery Posting B
  3. (2021) UMMP3212 - Pediatrics
  4. (2019) MIA 3001 - Ummp 3.1 Surgery Posting E
  5. (2019) UMMP3102 - Surgery
  6. (2018) MIA2001 - Ummp Stage 2 - Block 10 Gastroeneterology & Nutrition Posting
  7. (2018) MIA 3001 - Ummp 3.1 Surgery Posting F
  8. (2017) MIA 3002 - Paediatrics Block : - Paediatric Surgery Posting
  9. (2017) UMMP 3.1 - Ummp 3.1 Paediatric Surgery
Others
  1. (2018) MEE1003 - Advanced Diploma in Perioperative Nursing
  2. (2017) ADNS4005 - Advance Diploma in Perioperative Nursing

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Organiser - Updates in Paediatric Urology 2022, (22 Nov 2022 - 25 Dec 2022) (National)
  • Invited Speaker : "Step by Step Approach to Paediatric Parenteral Nutrition" Maps Fkm2021 : Optimising Paediatric Nutrition Therapy Weekly Live Webinars, (24 Jun 2021 - 24 Jun 2021)
  • Invited Speaker: Research Proposal Lecture Series "How to Deliver An Effective Presentation", (17 Jun 2021 - 17 Jun 2021)
  • "Life as a New Specialist - What I Wish I Had Known…" Forum : Trainer/ Junior Specialist Engagement Session Organised by Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgery, (05 Jun 2021 - 05 Jun 2021)
  • Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgery (Maps) - Complex Case Discussions (Presenter), (09 Mar 2021 - 09 Jun 2021)
  • Kkh Multidisciplinary Trauma Conference : Speaker, (08 Oct 2020 - 08 Oct 2020)
  • Co-Organiser : Bowel Management - a Surgical Team'S Perspective, (27 Aug 2020 - 27 Aug 2020)
  • Conceptualisation ,Planning and Chairing of Management Engagement and E-Townhall (Meet) Initiative for Healthcare Workers and Staff During Covid-19 Pandemic for Ummc Management, (14 Apr 2020 - 15 May 2020)
  • Member(Ordinary) Sri Subrahmanyam Temple, Jalan Kolam Ayer, Johor Bahru, (01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)