Dr. Chiu Chee Kidd is an Associate Professor in University of Malaya and a Consultant Spine Surgeon in University Malaya Specialist Centre. He specializes in spinal surgery for patients with disorders of the thoracic and lumbar spine with focus on degenerative, deformity and traumatic pathologies.
Dr. Chiu is an active member of numerous professional spine societies such as the Malaysian Spine Society (MSS), Asia Pacific Spine Society (APSS), AOSpine and Scoliosis Research Society (SRS).
Dr. Chiu’s expertise was grounded on his research on spinal disorders and had published his researches in both local and international journals. His master’s degree thesis won the “Singapore Medical Journal Best Published Article of the Year”. His researches also won several awards in local and international conferences. Amongst them were the International Minimal Invasive Surgery Spine Congress Best Oral Paper Presentation Award, 4th International MSS Scientific Congress Best Research Award, Bioeconomy Innovation Award, PECIPTA 2017 Gold Award, Asia Pacific Spine Society & Asian Spine Journal Best Clinical Research Award, 47th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research English Presentation Award, 1st Annual Meeting of the Singapore Spine Society First Prize Award, Malaysian Spine Society Presidential Best Research Award, 48th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research Gold Prize English Presentation Award and Korean Society of Spine Surgery Best Paper Award.
Dr. Chiu is a peer reviewer for several local and international journals such as Scientific Reports, PLoS ONE, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica, Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal, Journal of Orthoapedic Surgery, Asian Spine Journal, Journal of Investigative Surgery, Clinical Interventions in Aging, Current Medical Research & Opinion and Medical Devices Evidence and Research. He had been awarded as the “top ten reviewer” by Journal of Orthoapedic Surgery.