Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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(Qualification), (Institution).

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

  • National Specialist Registry - Neurosurgery , Member, 2012 to 2015, (University)

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

  • Pengarah Financial Planning and Business Development Centre, Faculty, 11/01/2021 to 10/01/2023
  • Election Committee, Faculty, 15/05/2019 to 30/04/2021
  • Head of Department, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, 01/08/2016 to 31/01/2017
  • Head of Department, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, 01/08/2014 to 31/07/2016
  • Member of Faculty Research Advisory Committee, Faculty, 01/06/2013
  • UMSC-UMMC Harmonization Committee - Chairman, University Malaya, 01/01/2011
  • University Malaya Specialist Centre Medical Advisory Committee - Surgical Representives, University Malaya, 01/01/2006
  • UMSC Medical Advisory Committee Surgical Representative, University Malaya, 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2016
  • Committee Member of the Minimally Invasive Procedures Group , Faculty, 01/01/2005
  • UMMC Theatre Users Committee Member , University Malaya, 01/01/2005
  • Organizing Chairman - Surgery for Parkinson's Disease Workshop and Lectures , International, 22/11/2004 to 28/11/2004
  • Scientific Committee & Organizing Committee Chairman- The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Teaching Course, International, 04/06/2004 to 06/06/2004
  • Organising Chairman and Demonstrator - Complex Spinal Surgery, International, 01/07/2003


  • Applied Sciences and Technologies,  (Information Technology and Virtual Reality in Neurosurgical Training)
  • Central Nervous System (Medico-Legal and Personal Accident Claims)
  • Neurosurgery (Brain Tumors, Base of Skull Surgery and Neurosurgical Endoscopy)



  • Vickneswaran CM, Chan Yoo Kuen & Ng Kwee (eds). 2006. Management Aspects of Acute Care:Traumatic Brain Injury,Chapter 13. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. 
  • Waran V, Chew NK, Chong SH, Pang YK, Sanjeev JV(eds), 2006.OSCE for undergraduate medicine:Neurosurgery cases.Kuala Lumpur:University of Malaya Press 
Chapter in Book

  • 3D Printing in Medicine: A Practical guide for Medical Professionals 

  • Vickneswaran CM, \"Management Aspects of Acute Care\" Chan Yoo Kuen & Ng Kwee Peng(eds), Traumatic Brain Injury, University of Malaya Press. Kuala Lumpur 2006 Chapter 13 
  • Waran V \"OSCE for undergraduate medicine\" Chew NK, Chong SH, Pang YK, Sanjeev JV (eds), Neurosurgical cases-contributor, University of Malaya Press. Kuala Lumpur 2006 
Article in Academic Journals

  • Roethlisberger, M; Jayapalan, RR; Hostettler, IC; Kadir, KAB; Mun, KS; Brand, Y; Mariani, L; Prepageran, N; Waran, V 2020. Evolving Strategies for Resection of Sellar/Parasellar Synchronous Tumors via Endoscopic Endonasal Approach: A Technical Case Report and Systematic Review of the Literature. WORLD NEUROSURGERY.  (Tier 3, Impact Factor = 1.723) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mehbodniya, A., Moghavvemi, M., Narayanan, V., Muthusamy, K. A., Hamdi, M., & Waran, V. (2020). Identifying the sources of error when using 3-dimensional printed head models with surgical navigation. World Neurosurgery, 134, e379-e386. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Clark, D., Joannides, A., Abdallah, O. I., Adeleye, A. O., Bajamal, A. H., Bashford, T., ... & Cherian, I. (2020). Management and outcomes following emergency surgery for traumatic brain injury–A multi-centre, international, prospective cohort study (the Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study). International journal of surgery protocols. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Roethlisberger, M., Jayapalan, R. R., Hostettler, I. C., Abd Kadir, K. A. B., Mun, K. S., Brand, Y., ... & Waran, V. (2020). Evolving Strategies for Resection of Sellar/Parasellar Synchronous Tumors via Endoscopic Endonasal Approach: A Technical Case Report and Systematic Review of the Literature. World neurosurgery, 133, 381-391. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mehbodniya, A; Moghavvemi, M; Narayanan, V; Muthusamy, KA; Hamdi, M; Waran, V 2020. Identifying the Sources of Error When Using 3-Dimensional Printed Head Models with Surgical Navigation. WORLD NEUROSURGERY (ISI-Indexed)

  • Mehbodniya, A. H., Moghavvemi, M., Narayanan, V., & Waran, V. (2019). Frequency and Causes of Line of Sight Issues During Neurosurgical Procedures Using Optical Image-Guided Systems. World neurosurgery, 122, e449-e454. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hutchinson, PJ; Kolias, AG; Tajsic, T; Adeleye, A; Aklilu, AT; Apriawan, T; Bajamal, AH; Barthelemy, EJ; Devi, BI; Bhat, D; Bulters, D; Chesnut, R; Citerio, G; Cooper, DJ; Czosnyka, M; Edem, I; El-Ghandour, NMF; Figaji, A; Fountas, KN; Gallagher, C; Hawryluk, GWJ; Iaccarino, C; Joseph, M; Khan, T; Laeke, T; Levchenko, O; Liu, BY; Liu, WM; Maas, A; Manley, GT; Manson, P; Mazzeo, AT; Menon, DK; Michael, DB; Muehlschlegel, S; Okonkwo, DO; Park, KB; Rosenfeld, JV; Rosseau, G; Rubiano, AM; Shabani, HK; Stocchetti, N; Timmons, SD; Timofeev, I; Uff, C; Ullman, JS; Valadka, A; Waran, V; Wells, A; Wilson, MH; Servadei, F 2019. Consensus statement from the International Consensus Meeting on the Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury: Consensus statement. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA.  (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 1.929) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mehbodniya, AH; Moghavvemi, M; Narayanan, V; Waran, V 2019. Frequency and Causes of Line of Sight Issues During Neurosurgical Procedures Using Optical Image-Guided Systems. WORLD NEUROSURGERY.  (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 1.924) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hutchinson, P. J., Kolias, A. G., Tajsic, T., Adeleye, A., Aklilu, A. T., Apriawan, T., ... & Bulters, D. (2019). Consensus statement from the International Consensus Meeting on the role of decompressive craniectomy in the management of traumatic brain injury. Acta neurochirurgica, 161(7), 1261-1274. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Kong Yew Liew,Prepageran Narayanan, Vicknes Waran. Transsphenoidal Resection of Craniopharyngioma. Skull Base: Operative Videos. J Neurol Surg B 2018;79(suppl S2):S203–S204. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Amritpal Sidhu, Trushna Murgahayah, Vairavan Narayanan, Hari Chandran, Vicknes Waran . (2017). Electroacupuncture-Assisted Craniotomy on an Awake Patient. J Acupunct Meridian Stud (ISI-Indexed)
  • Veeramuthu, V., Narayanan, V., Ramli, N., Hernowo, A., Waran, V., Bondi, M. W., ... & Ganesan, D. (2017). Neuropsychological Outcomes in Patients with Complicated Versus Uncomplicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: 6-Month Follow-Up. World neurosurgery, 97, 416-423. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ponnampalam, S. N., Kamaluddin, N. R., Zakaria, Z., Matheneswaran, V., Ganesan, D., Haspani, M. S., ... & Hardy, J. A. (2017). A blood-based gene expression and signaling pathway analysis to differentiate between high and low grade gliomas. Oncology Reports, 37(1), 10-22. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Brand, Y., Narayanan, V., Prepageran, N., & Waran, V. (2016). A Cost-Effective Delivery System for FloSeal During Endoscopic and Microscopic Brain Surgery. World neurosurgery, 90, 492-495. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Narayanan, V., Veeramuthu, V., Ahmad-Annuar, A., Ramli, N., Waran, V., Chinna, K., ... & Ganesan, D. (2016). Missense mutation of brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) alters neurocognitive performance in patients with mild traumatic brain injury: A longitudinal study. PloS one, 11(7), e0158838. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Neurosurgical Endoscopic Training via a Realistic 3-Dimensional Model With Pathology. Simul Healthc Simul Healthc 2015 Feb;10(1):43-8 Vicknes Waran, Vairavan Narayanan, Ravindran Karuppiah, Hari Chandran Thambynayagam, Kalai Arasu Muthusamy, Zainal Ariff Abdul Rahman, Ramez Wadie Kirollos (ISI-Indexed)
  • Veeramuthu, V., Narayanan, V., Kuo, T. L., Delano-Wood, L., Chinna, K., Bondi, M. W., ... & Ramli, N. (2015). Diffusion tensor imaging parameters in mild traumatic brain injury and its correlation with early neuropsychological impairment: a longitudinal study. Journal of neurotrauma, 32(19), 1497-1509. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, S. H., Mun, K. S., Chandran, P. A., Manuel, A. M., Prepageran, N., Waran, V., & Ganesan, D. (2015). Combined transnasal and transoral endoscopic approach to a transsphenoidal encephalocele in an infant. Child's Nervous System, 31(7), 1165-1169. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Neurol India. 2015 Sep-Oct;63(5):673-80. doi: 10.4103/0028- 3886.166539. Endoscopic transnasal approach to anterior and middle cranial base lesions. Tan SH, Brand Y, Prepageran N1, Waran V. (ISI-Indexed)
  • J Laryngol Otol. 2015 Dec;129(12):1243-7. doi: 10.1017/S0022215115002601. Epub 2015 Sep 28. Endoscopic transpterygoidal repair of a large cranial defect with cerebrospinal fluid leak in a patient with extensive osteoradionecrosis of the skull base: case report and technical note. Brand Y1, Lim E1, Waran V2, Prepageran N1. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Front Surg. 2015 Jul 21;2:32. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2015.00032. eCollection 2015. Integrated Anterior, Central, and Posterior Skull Base Unit - A New Perspective. Brand Y1, Waran V2, Zulkiflee AB1, Lim E1, Prepageran N1. (ISI-Indexed)

  • 2.Waran V, Narayanan V, Karuppiah R, Pancharatnam D, Chandran H, Raman R, Rahman ZA, Owen SL, Aziz TZ (2014) Injecting realism in surgical training- Initial simulation experience with custom 3D models. J Surg Educ 71(2): 193-7 (ISI-Cited Publication) (ISI-Indexed)
  • 1.Waran V, Narayanan V, Karuppiah R, Owen SL, Aziz T (2014) Utility of multi-material 3D printers in creating models with pathology to enhance training experience of neurosurgeons. J Neurosurg 120(2):489-92 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tang IP, Chai CK, Kumar G, Prepageran N, Waran V (2014). Intrasellar pituitary mucocele: diagnostic dilemma. Br J Neurosurg 28(3): 390-2 (ISI- Cited Publication) (ISI-Indexed)

  • Waran,V., Ing, P.T., Karuppiah,R., Abd Kadir,K.A., Chandran,H.,Muthusamy, K.A. & Prepageran, N.2013. A new modified speculum guided single nostril technique for endoscopic transnasal transsphenoidal surgery: an analysis of nasal complications.British Journal of Neurosurgery, 2013; Early Online: 1-5 DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.791667 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Waran V, Pancharatnam D, Thambinayagam HC, Raman R, Rathinam AK, Balakrishnan YK, Tung TS, Rahman ZA. The Utilization of Cranial Models Created Using Rapid Prototyping Techniques in the Development of Models for Navigation Training.J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013 Jan 11. (ISI-Indexed)
  • V. Waran,H. Chandran, P.Devaraj,K. Ravindran, A.K. Rathinam, Y. K. Balakrishnan, T. S.Tung.2013. Neuronavigation With Universal Probe to Access Intracranial Targets. J Neurol Surg A 2013;00:1 5. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nair SR, Rahmat K, Alhabshi SM, Ramli N, Seong MK, Waran V.Mural nodules in multiple cavernous haemangioma. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 115 (2013) 1150-53 e pub print- Sep 29 2012 . (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sabarisah Hashim,Vickenswaran Mathaneswaran, Khatijah Lim Abdullah , Aniza Abd Aziz (2013) Factors affecting adaptation outcome in post intracerebral haemorrhage patients : A preliminary study. International Journal of Education and Research Vo1(6)1-12. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Vicknes Waran, Nor Faisal Ahmad Bahuri, Vairavan N., D Ganesan, Khairul Azmi Abd Kadir.Video-clip transfer of radiological images using a mobile telephone in emergency neurosurgical consultations (3GMulti-Media Messaging Service) British Journal of Neurosurgery 2012;26(2):199-201. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Waran V, Menon R, Pancharatnam D, Rathinam AK, Balakrishnan YK, Tung TS, Raman R, Prepageran N, Chandran H, Rahman ZA.The creation and verification of cranial models using three-dimensional rapid prototyping technology in field of transnasal sphenoid endoscopy.Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2012 Sep-Oct;26(5):e132- 6. doi: 10.2500/ajra.2012.26.3808. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vicknes Waran, R Raman, Alwin Kumar Rathinam, Tan Su Tung, Yuwaraj Kumar Balakrishnan, P Devaraj,T Hari Chandran, Kalai Arasu Muthusamy, Z A A Rahman.2012.Three-dimensional anatomical accuracy of cranial models created by rapid prototyping techniques validated using a neuronavigation station.Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 19(4):574-7. (ISI-Indexed)
  • KA Muthusamy, LH Lian, N Vairavan, KH Chua, V Waran.2012 Genetic polymorphisms of EGF 5'-UTR and NAT2 857G/A associated with glioma in a case control study of Malaysian patients. Gen Mol Res 11(AOP) (ISI-Indexed)
  • R Balachandran, N Prepagaran, O Rahmat, A B Zulkiflee and K S Hufaida,2012.Effects of Bluetooth device electromagnetic field on hearing: pilot study. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology 126(4:)345-348 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Waran, V., Bahuri, N. F. A., Narayanan, V., Ganesan, D., Kadir, K. A. A. 2012. Video clip transfer of radiological images using a mobile telephone in emergency neurosurgical consultations (3G Multi-Media Messaging Service). British Journal of Neurosurgery.  (Tier 3, Impact Factor = 0.884) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Waran, V., Menon, R., Pancharatnam, D., Rathinam, A. K., Balakrishnan, Y. K., Tung, T. S., Raman, R., Prepageran, N., Chandran, H., Rahman, Z. A. A. 2012. The creation and verification of cranial models using three-dimensional rapid prototyping technology in field of transnasal sphenoid endoscopy. American Journal of Rhinology Allergy.  (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 2.302) (ISI-Indexed)

  • Vicknes Waran, Kevin Sek, Nor Faisal Bahuri , Prepageran Narayanan, Hari Chandran T. A Haemostatic Agent Delivery System For Endoscopic Neurosurgical Procedures (ISI-Indexed)
  • Waran, V., Sek, K., Bahuri, N. F., Narayanan, P., Chandran, H. 2011. A Haemostatic Agent Delivery System for Endoscopic Neurosurgical Procedures. Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery.  (Tier 3, Impact Factor = 0.835) (ISI-Indexed)

  • S.Sheaufung, Taufiq, A; Nawawi, O; M.S., Naicker; V, Waran. 2009 Neurenteric cyst of cervicothoracic junction: A rare cause of paraparesis in paediatric patient.Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 16: 579-581 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Vicknes Waran, Narayanan Vairavan, Sheau Fung Sia, Basri Abdullah. 2009. A new expandable cannula system for endoscopic evacuation of intraparenchymal hemorrhages. J Neurosurg 111:1127¿1130 (ISI-Indexed)
  • N. Vairavan, I. Tajunisah,V. Subrayan, V. Waran. 2009. Minimally Invasive Image-Guided Removal of Retrobulbar Intraconal Foreign Body. J Orbit 28 (6);442-443. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Waran, V., Vairavan, N., Fung, S., Abdullah, B. 2009. A new expandable cannula system for endoscopic evacuation of intraparenchymal hemorrhages Technical note. Journal of Neurosurgery.  (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 2.124) (ISI-Indexed)
  • 15. Philip R, Prepageran N, Raman R, Jennifer LP, Waran V. Surgical management of large acoustic neuromas: a review. Med J Malaysia. 2009 Dec;64(4):294-7. Review. (ISI-Indexed)

  • K M Leong, A. Vijayananthan, S F Sia, V Waran Pneumocephalus: An uncommon finding in trauma Med J Malaysia 2008; 63(3); 256-258 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Muthusamy, K. A., Azmi, K., Narayanan, P., Rajagopalan, R., Rahman, N. A., Waran, V. 2008. Bilateral temporal bone xanthoma. Journal of Neurosurgery.  (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 1.990) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Muthusamy KA, Azmi K, Narayanan P, Rajagopalan R, Raman NA & Waran V.2008.Bilateral Temporal Bone Xanthoma-case report. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 108(2):361-4 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Sia SF, Tan KS, V Waran. Primary intracerebral haemorrhage in Malaysia: In hospital mortality and outcome in patients from a hospital based registry. Med J Malaysia 2007;62(4); 275-279 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kalai Arasu M, Puthucheary SC, Waran V.2007.Spectrum of Central Nervous System Meliodosis.Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 14(12):1213-5. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Al-Rawi PG,Ng I, Waran V,Kirkpatrick PJ.2006.A Randomised Trial of Synthetic Patch Versus Direct Primary Closure In Carotid Endarterectomy.Journal of Neurosurgery.59(4):822-8 

  • Kalai Arasu M,Khairul AnwaR & Waran V.2005.Neurocysticercosis an uncommon intra-cerebral infection in Malaysia-Review of cases.The Medical Journal of Malaysia.60(4):514-6 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Waran V. Image guided neuroendoscopy in paediatric patients- the Malaysian experience. Child�s Nervous System, June 2005; vol21(6): 493- 520 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Ganesan, D., Puthucheary, S. D., & Waran, V. (2003). Melioidosis presenting as spinal epidural abscess. British journal of neurosurgery, 17(6), 568-571. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan Sook Pei, Basri JJ Abdullah, Waran V.2003.Rupture of the lateral ventricle secondary to a fourth ventricle tumour resulting in an indirect nontraumatic csf fistula.Nerorad.45(1):53-5. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Hutchinson PJ,Waran V,Hutchinson E,Laing RJ.2001.Assesing outcome in lumbar disc surgery using patient controlled measures. British Journal of Neurosurgery:14(3)195-9. 
  • V Waran, DK Menon.2000.Multimodality monitoring and the diagnosis of traumatic caroticocavernous fistula following head injury.British Journal of Neurosurgery:14(5):469-71. 

  • Waran V, Al Rawi PG, Kirkpatrick PJ. Microemboli detection in patients with symptomatic carotid artery disease. British Journal of Neurosurgery 1999;13(1):101-108 (ISI-Indexed)

  • V Waran, S Yamada & Takada.1997.Growth hormone secreting adenoma with a Rathkes cleft cyst. Journal of Clinical Neurosciences 4(4):502-505 
  • BM Selladurai,Vickneswaran.1997.Coagulopathy in acute head injuries.British Journal of Neurosurgery.11(5)398- 404 
  • Hutchinson PJ, Waran V, Laing RJ. Outcome in redo lumbar surgery. Presented at the SBNS Cambridge 1997. British Journal of Neurosurgery 1997 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Philip R, Prepageran N, Raman R, Jennifer LP, Waran V. Surgical management of large acoustic neuromas: a review. Med J Malaysia. 2009 Dec;64(4):294-7. Review. (ISI-Indexed)
Extended Abstract

  • N Ramli , V. V., V Narayanan , L K Tan , L Delano-Wood , M W Bondi , K China , V M Waran , D Ganesan. Diffusion Tensor Imaging as a Potential Biomarker in Neuropsychological Outcome of Mild Brain Trauma Injury. NEURORADIOLOGY (2015) 57 (SUPPL 1): S81 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Narayanan, V, Veeramuthu, V, Ramli, N, Waran, V, Bondi, M.W, Ganesan, D. Attention, memory and executive function deficits in patients with complicated vs un- complicated mild traumatic brain injury.Conference: 32nd Annual National Neurotrauma Symposium Location: San Francisco, CA Date: JUN 29-JUL 02, 2014 JOURNAL OF NEUROTRAUMA Volume: 31 Issue: 12 Pages: A51-A51 Meeting Abstract: B1-20 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Veeramuthu, V, Tan, L.K, Narayanan, V, Waran, V, Ramli, N, Ganesan, D. Diffused tensor imaging metrics in acute mild traumatic brain injury and its correlation with early neuropsychological impairment. Conference: 32nd Annual National Neurotrauma Symposium Location: San Francisco, CA Date: JUN 29-JUL 02, 2014 JOURNAL OF NEUROTRAUMA Volume: 31 Issue: 12 Pages: A33-A33 Meeting Abstract: A2-25 (ISI-Indexed)

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

  • Inlay Implants For Cranioplasty, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2019, RU Geran - UMCIC, (National)
  • Development Of A Robotic Navigation System For Neurology And Spine Surgery, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2020, MOSTI-Science Fund, (National)
  • Haemostatic Agent Delivery System, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, RU Geran, (National)
  • Neurosurgery Movement Disorder & Operative Device Development Research, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 2, (National)
  • Precommercialization of Surgical Heads, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2012, University Cradel Investment Program- MOF, (National)
  • Neurosurgery Movement Disorder & Operative Device Development Research, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Design and Development of Robotic Arm for Neurosurgical Endoscopic Surgery, Co-Investigator, 2010 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HAND HELD MEDICAL IMAGE COMMUNICATION DEVICE 'TELEMEDICINE IN YOUR HAND', Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Development of Hand Held Image Communication Device (Telemedicine in Your Hand), Co-Investigator, 2008 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • 3G Technology in managing acute neurosurgical trauma, Co-Investigator, 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • 3D printing in Medicine
  • Long distance communication in Medicine
  • Cranial Base Surgery
  • Neurosurgery Trauma

(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).

  • Medical Director, Advisor, 2017-2020, University Malaya Specialist Center
  • Private Public Partnership for the development of the Centre for Image Guided and Minimally Invasive Therapy University Malaya, Consultant, 2011-2020, Private and Public Partnership
  • Director, Expert Advisor, 2010-2020, Centre for Biomedical and Technology Integration
  • National Specialist Registry Neurosurgical Accreditation Committee for Specialist and Sub-Speciality Registry, Consultant, 2009-2015, Neurosurgical Accreditation Committee for Specialist and Sub-Speciality Registry
  • Neurosurgical Consultant, Clinical Consultant, 2002-2021, UMSC

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

  • Surgical Heads, International Exposition of Research & Invention of Institutions of Higher Learning 2009 Pecipta, 2013, (National)
  • Litchfield Lecturer, Surgical Grand Rounds, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, Uk, 2011, (International)
  • Medcom Central, International Exposition of Research & Invention of Institutions of Higher Learning 2009 Pecipta, 2011, (National)
  • Haemostatic Delivery System for Endoscopic Procedures, International Federation of Neurosurgical Endoscopist, 2010, (International)
  • Rapid Manufacturing of Customized Cranioplasty Plates and Maxillofacial Reconstruction, Malaysia Technology Expo (Mte), 2010, (National)
  • Guided Expandable Neuroendoscopic Port (Igenp), Ekspo Penyelidikan Dan Ciptaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Antarabangsa (Pecipta), 2009, (International)
  • The Design, Development and Fabrication of Custom Made Reconstruction and Implants for Medical Application, Bio Malaysia, 2009, (National)
  • The Design, Development and Fabrication of Custom Made Reconstruction and Implants for Medical Application, International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (Itex), 2009, (International)
  • Execellent Service Award, University of Malaya , Ministry of Education, 2005, (University)
  • Computer Aided Cranio-Orbital Reconstruction, The International Exhibition of Invention, New Techniques and Products, Geneva Switzerland, 2005, (International)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2004, (University)
  • Best Free Paper- Use of Frame Based Stereotaxy (Stx) With Stereoplan Assistance in Biopsy of Deep Seated Lessions At Ummc:Review of Cases and Complications, Asean Congress of Neurosurgeons and Acns, Aasns Ans Wfns, 2004, (International)
  • Bronze Medal-Designing and Fabrication Maxillofacial Implants Using Cad Models, University Malaya, 2004, (University)
  • Excellent Service Award, General Hospital, Kl, Moh, 1994, (National)
  • Top Candidate for Frcs(Edinburgh)Final Examination, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1994, (International)
  • Final MBBS- Silver Medal, King Edward The Vii, College of Medicine, 1990, (International)
  • Final MBBS - Gold Medal(With Distinction), University Malaya, 1990, (University)

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

  • Intracranial Aneurysms: Surgical Management and Outcome Microsurgical Resection of Brain AVM's , Ist Endovascular and Interventional Neuroradiology, 2002-05-22 to 2002-05-25, Subang Jaya Medical Centre and College of Radiology and Malaysian Neuroscience Society, (National)
  • ISCAT in the Practice of Aneurysmal Haemorrhages in M'sia, 11th Asian-Australasian Congress of Neurosurgical Surgery, 2003-11-22 to 2003-11-26, (International)
  • ICP in the Management of Head -Injured Patient , 11th Symposium on Shock and Critical Care, 2004-08-13 to 2004-09-15, (International)
  • Neurosurgical Training-the UM Perspective and The Surgical Management of Parkinsons Disease , The Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 2005-06-10 to 2005-06-12, (National)
  • The Surgical Management of Parkinsons Disease, Asia Pacific Geriatric Conference , 2006-04-07 to 2009-04-09, (International)
  • Surgical Grand Rounds , Litchfield Lectureship, 2011-03-25 to 2011-03-25, University of Oxford, UK, (International)
  • International Rhinology Innovative Symposium, International Rhinology Innovative Symposium, 2012-08-16 to 2012-08-18, Chinese University of Hong Kong, (International)
  • Intellectual Property and Commercialisation of Health Innovations, Intellectual Property and Commercialisation of Health Innovations, 2012-12-08 to 2012-12-08, University of Malaya, (National)
  • Neurosurgical Lectures Neurosurgical Trauma, Neurosurgical Lectures Neurosurgical Trauma, 2012-12-25 to 2012-12-25, National University of Singapore, (International)
  • 2nd Annual conference of Neurological Surgeons Society of India, 2nd Annual conference of Neurological Surgeons Society of India, 2013-03-01 to 2013-03-03, Neurological Surgeons Society of India, (International)
  • Simulate Endoscopic Neurosurgical Procedures with 3D Printing Surgical Guides, Singapore Medical Association, 2014-05-30 to 2014-05-30, Singapore Medical Association, (International)
  • 3D Modelling in Surgical Training, The 1st Sir Charles Balance Lecture, 2014-09-17 to 2014-09-17, The Society of British Neurological Surgeons, (International)
  • Innovating in Surgery in Malaysia, Inaugural Lecture, 2013-02-26 to 2013-02-26, (University)
  • Central nervous system meliodisis:Three cases from the University of Malaya Medical Centre., 5th Biennial ASEAN Neurological Association (ASNA) and 25th Philipines Neurological Association (PNA)annual convention , 2003-11-29 to 2003-12-02, ASEAN Neurosurgical Association (ASNA), (International)
  • The selective use of the programmable valve in the management of difficult cases of hydrocephalus. , College of Surgeons of Malaysia Annual Meeting, Kota Kinabalu Malaysia, 2003-12-01 to 2003-12-03, College of Surgeons of Malaysia, (National)
  • CT-guided Hook Wire Localisation for single Level Laminectomy., 12th ASEAN Association for Radiology Congress , 2004-09-02 to 2004-09-04, Malaysian Radiology Association , (International)
  • Image Guided Neuroendoscopy in Paediatric Patients-the Malaysian Experience, Third World Conference of the International Study Group on Neuroendoscopy (ISGNE), 2005-06-15 to 2005-06-18, (International)

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

  • Cooperation in human resource and scientific development, Oxford Movement Disorder Group, 2009, 60, (International)
  • Neurosurgical Training, Department of Neurosurgery University of Cambridge-Addenbrookes NHS Trust, 2005, 96, (International)

(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).

  • Ketua Pusat Penyelidikan Bagi Virtual Reality Centre, Virtual Reality Centre, Chairman, 2013-2016, (University)

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

  • Neurology Asia (ISSN 1823-6138) Editor in Chief: Dr. CT Tan, Reviewer For Neurosurgical And Related Submissions ,  ( )

(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

  • Medical Student Forum for Training, (International), 20/11/2020 until 20/11/2020
  • 5G and Telemedicine, (Country), 01/09/2020 until 31/01/2021
  • International Medical Industry , (International), 14/03/2019 until 17/03/2019
  • Invited Consultant, (International), 25/09/2017 until 25/09/2017
  • ISO13485 Application., (National), 01/12/2016 until 31/01/2017
  • Official Launching of MEDCOM in PPUM, (University), 01/12/2016 until 01/12/2016
  • Introduction of the 3D printing school program to Pengarah Bahagian Teknik dan Vokasional KPM, (Community), 01/11/2016 until 01/11/2016
  • Construction and completion of 3D printing hub/laboratory in SMK(P) Bandaraya, KL, (Community), 01/11/2016 until 01/11/2016
  • Career talk program at Festival Kerjaya & Keusahawanan 2016 anjuran Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, at International Youth Centre, KL, (Community), 01/10/2016 until 01/10/2016
  • Participation as Exhibitor at Sonovision Open Day 2016 (June) for Babymodz (product), (National), 01/06/2016 until 04/06/2016
  • 3D models in training of Neurosurgeons, (International), 01/04/2014 until 13/01/2014
  • Training of Neurosurgeons Internationally using research in 3D printing, (International), 10/11/2013 until 23/11/2013

(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).

  • Rapid Manufacturing Of Customized Cranioplasty Plates Using Additive Technology, PATENT, PT/3490/UM/10,  , (UNIVERSITY)
  • A Haemostatic Agent Delivery System, PATENT, PT/3455/UM/10, 23/12/2010, (UNIVERSITY)
  • Grey Level Isotropic Transfer Function To Produce Volumetric Biomodels, PATENT, PT/3454/UM/10,  , (UNIVERSITY)
  • Surgical Volumetric Biomodels of Human Anatomy, PATENT, PT/3457/UM/10,  , (UNIVERSITY)
  • Multipoint Stamping For Fabrication Of Medical Implants, PATENT, PT/3458/UM/10,  , (UNIVERSITY)
  • The Universal Navigation Probe, PATENT, PT/3456/UM/10, 01/03/2011, (UNIVERSITY)
  • Medical Communications Centre Integration Console, PATENT, PT/3490/UM/10, 15/08/2011, (UNIVERSITY)
  • An Apparatus For Surgery, PATENT, PT/3038/UM/09, 26/03/2009, (UNIVERSITY)
  • An Improved Expandable Cannula for Endoscopy Surgery Use, PATENT, IP 20055800, 12/12/2005


(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

  • Master Degree, Catherin Wanjiu Irungu, Clinical Fellow, 2020/2021
  • Master Degree, Yahya Ahmeed Fageeh, Fellowship, 2019/2020
  • Master Degree, Asiye Kamber Zaidi, Fellowship, 2019/2020
  • Master Degree, Micheal Roethlisberger, Fellowship, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Hasan Muteran Aljedani, Fellowship, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Dr Saif Al-zahid, Fellowship, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Malik Ibrahim Malik Alamin, Fellowship, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Liew Kong Yew, Clinical Fellowship, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Khalid Hakimi, Fellowship, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Revadi Govindaraju, Fellowship, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Yves Brand, Fellowship, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Mogammad Sauliegh Kamedien, Fellowship, 2014/2015
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Amirhossein Mehbodniya, Design And Development Of Robotic Arm For Neurosurgical Endoscopic Surgery, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Tang Ing Ping, Fellowship, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Dr Ravindran Karuppiah, Single nostril approach in excising pituitary tumors endoscopically using an expandable nasal port - A single centre review of surgical outcome and nasal soft tissue complication, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Thrimourthi A/l Subramoniam, S100b in mild head injury, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Ong Eng Chai, Fellowship, 2009/2010
  • Master Degree, Dr. Devaraj A/l Pancharatnam, Prospective Evaluation of the Value of Repeat Cranial CT Scan in Patients with Severe Traumatic Head Injury, 2009/2010
  • Master Degree, Assoc Prof Nur Faizal Ahamd Bahuri, Neurosurgery sub-speciality training UM, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Dr Khang Nan Chuang, Epidemiology of Operated Central NervousTumor in UMMC 2003 to 2007, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Dr Nur Faizal Ahmad Bahuri, Teleconferencing Using Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) for Long-Range Consultation of Patients with Neurosurgical Problems in an Acute Situation, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Dr Roshni Menon, he creation and verification of cranial models using 3D rapid prototyping technology in field of trans-nasal sphenoid endoscopy, 2007/2008
  • Master Degree, Philip Rajan, Clinical Rellowship, 2006/2007
  • Master Degree, Vairavan Narayanan, Neurosurgery Sub-specialty Training, 2006/2007
  • Master Degree, Khang Nan Chuang, Epidemiology of Primary and metastatic central nervous system tumours in UMMC, 2005/2006
  • Master Degree, Dr. Sek Weng Yew, Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury in UMMC 2007, 2005/2006
  • Master Degree, Assoc Prof Sia Sheau Fung, Neurosurgery sub-speciality training UM, 2005/2006
  • Master Degree, Manimaran Sinnathamby, ervical canal diameters from C2 to C7 in patients who are asymptomatic and with normal cervical spine CT scan in UMMC,, 2004/2005
  • Master Degree, Sia Sheau Fung, Primary intracerebral haemorrhage in Malaysia: In hospital mortality and outcome in patients from a hospital based registry, 2004/2005
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Kalai Arasu Muthusamy@kamal Azrin, The Pedunculopontine Nucleus and its Connections in the Primate Central Nervous System: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Neural-Tracer Anatomical Study, 2002/2003
  • Master Degree, Dharmendra Ganesan, Neurosurgery Sub-specialty Training, 2002/2003

  • Master Degree, Ronie Romelean A/l Jayapalan, Neurosurgery Trainee- UM, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Gireesh A/l Balasubramaniyam, Endoscopy, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Dr. Edwin See Un Hean, Quality of Life in Patients with Metatastic Brain Tumor Posts Surgical Intervention, 2006/2007

(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).

  • , 160, 2