Curriculum Vitae

PROF. DR. DHARMENDRA A/L GANESAN

Professor
  • Department of Surgery
    Faculty of Medicine

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • MEDICOLEGAL EXPERT IN NEUROSURGERY
    MEDICOLEGAL
  • PAEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY
  • SPINAL NEUROSURGERY

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • FRCS (NEUROSURGERY), (Neurosurgery)
    Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Neurosurgery, United Kingdom
  • MSURG, (Surgery)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • FRCS (EDINBURGH), (Surgery)
    Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • FRCS (IRELAND), (Surgery)
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • MBBS, (Perubatan dan Pembedahan)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHI JAWATANKUASA ETIKA PENYELIDIKAN PERUBATAN, PUSAT PERUBATAN UNIVERSITI MALAYA
    01 Oct 2023 - 30 Sep 2025 (University Malaya)
  • PELANTIKAN JAWATANKUASA ETIKA KLINIKAL PUSAT PERUBATAN UNIVERSITI MALAYA
    01 Aug 2023 - 31 Jul 2025 (University Malaya)
  • PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHLI JAWATANKUASA CLINICAL QUALITY ASSURANCE (CQA) PUSAT PERUBATAN UNIVERSITI MALAYA
    01 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2024 (Department)
  • Committee Members
    01 Jul 2021 - 30 Jun 2024 (University Malaya)
  • UMMC-MREC COMMITTEE MEMBERS
    01 Sep 2021 - present (University Malaya)
  • Committee Members
    21 Jan 2022 - 21 Jan 2024 (National)
  • EXAMINER
    17 Nov 2020 - 19 Nov 2020 (National)
  • Committee member of the Clinical Quality Assurance of University of Malaya Medical Centre
    01 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2019 (Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Anggota 'POOL" Pasukan Penyiasat University Malaya
    01 Sep 2017 - 01 Sep 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Committee of Clinical Ethics of UMMC
    17 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Committee member of the Clinical Quality Assurance of University of Malaya Medical Centre
    02 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2018 (Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Division Chairman
    07 Aug 2014 - 31 Dec 2017 (University Malaya)
  • Treasurer for Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM)
    25 Jul 2011 - 25 Jul 2014 (National)
  • Committee member of the Health and Safety of Workers in the Faculty of Medicine
    01 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2011 (Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • LIFE MEMBERSHIP OF THE MEDICO-LEGAL SOCIETY OF MALAYSIA, MEMBER
    Since 2022 (National)
  • INTERNATIONAL FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS (IFAANS) , MEMBER
    2021 to present (International)
  • FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, MEMBER
    Since 2021 (International)
  • INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY, MEMBER
    Since 2018 (International)
  • FELLOW OF ACADEMY OF MEDICINE OF MALAYSIA (FAMM), COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2009 to 2024 (National)
  • INTERNATIONAL FELLOW OF AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS, FELLOW
    Since 2021 (International)
  • FELLOW OF AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, FELLOW
    Since 2021 (International)
  • COMMITTEE MEMBER, MEMBER
    2021 to 2023 (University)
  • FELLOW OF THE ROYAL COLLEGEOF SURGEONS IN ENGLAND , MEMBER
    2021 to 2022 (International)
  • FELLOW OF AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS , MEMBER
    2020 to 2021 (International)
  • INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY , MEMBER
    2020 to present (International)
  • NATIONAL SPECIALIST REGISTRY FOR NEUROSURGERY, MEMBER
    2020 to present (National)
  • FELLOW OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND , FELLOW
    2009 to present (International)
  • FELLOW OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF EDINBURGH , FELLOW
    2009 to present (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • CORRELATION BETWEEN VOLUME AND PRESSURE OF INTRACRANIAL SPACE WITH CRANIECTOMY SURFACE AREA AND BRAIN HERNIATION : A PHANTOM BASED STUDY
    Asian Journal of Neurosurgery., 2023 (International)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2016 (University)
  • Outstanding award for oral presentation at Arumugasamy Award for young Malaysian trainee
    International Society of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (ISMINS) educational meeting and 15th Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) Annual Scientific Meeting, 2015 (International)
  • Best presenter in oral presentation
    International Conference of Innovative Dentistry,, 2015 (International)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Resident Award for"Randomised controlled trial of the use of drains versus no drains after burr hole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma"
    Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2009 (International)
  • Best oral presentation award for "Randomised controlled trial of the use of drains versus no drains after burr hole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma"
    Society of British Neurological Surgeons, 2009 (International)
  • Best poster award for Cambridge Chronic Subdural Haematoma Trial: Does temporary post-operative subdural drainage reduce the recurrence rate? - Ganesan D, Santarius T, Chia L, Tsang K, Price SJ, Kirollos RW, Kirkpatrick PJ, Hutchinson PJ
    British Neurosurgical Research Group, 2006 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Tan, Bih Huei; Sockalingam, Sutharshan; Ganesan, Dharmendra (2023). The use of intraoperative CT navigation for posterior cervical spine foraminotomy, BRITISH JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY. . doi:10.1080/02688697.2023.2225611
  2. Goo, Zhen Qiang; Sockalingam, Sutharshan; Cham, Chun Yoong; Azman, Raja Rizal; Aman, Bin Raja; Veerakumaran, Jeyaganesh; Ganesan, Dharmendra (2022). The sequelae of a neglected thoracolumbar cystic spinal lesion, NEUROLOGY ASIA. 27(1), 215-220. doi:10.54029/2022yzd
  3. Foo, J. C., Jawin, V., Yap, T. Y., Bahuri, N. F. A., Ganesan, D., Mun, K. S., . . . Rajagopal, R. (2021). Conduct of neuro-oncology multidisciplinary team meetings and closing the "gaps" in the clinical management of childhood central nervous system tumors in a middle-income country. Childs Nervous System, 37(5), 1573-1580. doi: 10.1007/s00381-021-05080-4
  4. Hariri, F., Abdullah, M. F., Adam, K. B. C., Bahuri, N. F. A., Kulasegarah, J., Nathan, A. M., . . . Rahman, Z. A. A. (2021). Analysis of complications following multidisciplinary functional intervention in paediatric craniomaxillofacial deformities. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 50(4), 457-462. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2020.08.002
  5. Rajagopal, R., Leong, S. H., Jawin, V., Foo, J. C., Bahuri, N. F. A., Mun, K. S., . . . Ganesan, D. (2021). Challenges in the Management of Childhood Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors in Middle-Income Countries: A 20-Year Retrospective Review From a Single Tertiary Center in Malaysia. Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, 43(7), E913-E923. doi: 10.1097/mph.0000000000002116
  6. Chen, K. S., Bridges, C. R., Lynton, Z., Lim, J. W. C., Stringer, B. W., Rajagopal, R., . . . Bunt, J. (2020). Transcription factors NFIA and NFIB induce cellular differentiation in high-grade astrocytoma. Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 146(1), 41-53. doi: 10.1007/s11060-019-03352-3
  7. Fadzli, F., Ramli, N. M., Rahmat, K., Ganesan, D. (2013). Neonatal post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus resulting in foraminal septae-radiological technique and surgical implications, Childs Nervous System. 29(1), 159-162
  8. Leong, B. K., Mazlan, M., Abd Rahim, R. B., Ganesan, D. (2013). Concomitant injuries and its influence on functional outcome after traumatic brain injury, Disability and Rehabilitation. 35(18), 1546-1551
  9. Narverud, S. F., Ramli, N. B. M., Chandran, H., Ganesan, D. (2013). Calcified pseudomeningocele of the lumbar spine: a review, European Spine Journal. 22, S443-S449
ESCI
  1. Chong, Song Ying; Danaee, Mahmoud; Ganesan, Dharmendra (2023). Development of a Novel Retrospective Instrument to Gauge the General Well-Being Index and Lumbar-Specific Disability Index Post-intervention in Lumbar Degenerative Disease, ASIAN SPINE JOURNAL. . doi:10.31616/asj.2022.0293
  2. Rajagopal, Revathi; Abd-Ghalar, Sayyidatul; Ganesan, Dharmendra; Zarina, Anita; Mainudin, Bustam; Kum Thong Wong; Ramli, Norlisah; Jawin, Vida; Su Han Lum; Yap, Tsiao Yi; Bouffet, Eric; Qaddoumi, Ibrahim; Krishnan, Shekhar; Ariffin, Hany; Abdullah, Wan Ariffin (2017). Challenges of Treating Childhood Medulloblastoma in a Country With Limited Resources: 20 Years of Experience at a Single Tertiary Center in Malaysia, JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ONCOLOGY. 3(2), 143-156. doi:10.1200/JGO.2015.002659
Scopus
  1. Chong S.Y., Danaee M., Ganesan D. (2023). Development of a Novel Retrospective Instrument to Gauge the General Well-Being Index and Lumbar-Specific Disability Index Post-intervention in Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Asian Spine Journal. 17(3), 538-548. doi:10.31616/asj.2022.0293
  2. Tan B.H., Sockalingam S., Ganesan D. (2023). The use of intraoperative CT navigation for posterior cervical spine foraminotomy, British Journal of Neurosurgery. . doi:10.1080/02688697.2023.2225611
  3. Goo Z.Q., Sockalingam S., Cham C.Y., Raja Aman R.R.A.B., Veerakumaran J., Ganesan D. (2022). The sequelae of a neglected thoracolumbar cystic spinal lesion, Neurology Asia. 27(1), 215-220. doi:10.54029/2022yzd
  4. Nisheljeet S., Azizi A.B., Palaniandy K., Ganesan D., Ong T.A., Alias A., Rajamanickam R., Atroosh W.M., Mohd-Zin S.W., Lee-Shamsuddin A., Nivrenjeet S., Lo W., Abdul-Aziz N.M. (2022). Survey on Untethering of the Spinal Cord and Urological Manifestations among Spina Bifida Patients in Malaysia, Children. 9(7). doi:10.3390/children9071090
Others
  1. Development of a Novel Retrospective Instrument to Gauge the General Well-Being Index and Lumbar-Specific Disability Index Post-intervention in Lumbar Degenerative Disease
  2. Unilateral Thrombosis of Dominant Internal Jugular Vein Presenting with Benign Intracranial Hypertension
  3. Thiynesvaran Ramachandran, Vijayan Valayatham, Dharmendra Ganesan
  4. Chen, K. S., Bridges, C. R., Lynton, Z., Lim, J. W., Stringer, B. W., Rajagopal, R., ... & Richards, L. J. (2020). Transcription factors NFIA and NFIB induce cellular differentiation in high-grade astrocytoma. Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 146(1), 41-53.
  5. Jaweed, M., Ganesan, D., Yasin, M. A., Liew, B. S., & Rosman, A. K. B. (2020). Acute spontaneous cervical spinal epidural haematoma a very rare presentation mimicking of carotid dissection during sleep. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery, 15(2), 455.
  6. Moreira, D. C., Rajagopal, R., Navarro-Martin Del Campo, R. M., Polanco, A. C., Alcasabas, A. P., Arredondo-Navarro, L. A., ... & Ganesan, D. (2020). Bridging the Gap in Access to Care for Children With CNS Tumors Worldwide. JCO Global Oncology, 6, 583-584.
  7. Hariri, F., Abdullah, M. F., Adam, K. B. C., Bahuri, N. F. A., Kulasegarah, J., Nathan, A. M., ... & Keong, T. M. (2020). Analysis of complications following multidisciplinary functional intervention in paediatric craniomaxillofacial deformities. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  8. Abdullah, N. L., Gunasekaran, R., Mohd-Zin, S. W., Lim, B. H., Maniam, P., Mohd-Salleh, A. S., Thong M.K., Chik. Z., Nordin N., Omar Z.,Engkasan, J. P., Ganesan D., Aiezzah Z. N., Annuar A.A., & Abdul Aziz N. M. (2018). Cranial neural tube defect after trimethoprim exposure. BMC Research Notes, 11(1), 475.
  9. Anada R, Wong KT, Jayapalan JJ, Hashim OH, Ganesan D. Panel of serum protein biomarkers to grade the severity of traumatic brain injury. Electrophoresis. 2018. Doi: 10.1002/elps.201700407
  10. Hariri, F., Rahman, Z. A. A., Bahuri, N. F. A., Azmi, M. N., Abdullah, N. A., & Ganesan, D. (2018). Crouzon syndrome: a case series of craniomaxillofacial distraction osteogenesis for functional rehabilitation. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 76(3), 646-e1.
  11. Foo, L. L., Chaw, S. H., Chan, L., Ganesan, D., & Karuppiah, R. (2017). Intractable intraoperative brain herniation secondary to tension pneumocephalus: a rare life-threatening complication during drainage of subdural empyema. Revista brasileira de anestesiologia, 67(6), 655-658.
  12. 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.
  13. Sahmat, A., Gunasekaran, R., Mohd-Zin, S. W., Balachandran, L., Thong, M. K., Engkasan, J. P., ... & Abdul-Aziz, N. M. (2017). The prevalence and distribution of Spina bifida in a single major referral Center in Malaysia. Frontiers in pediatrics, 5, 237.
  14. 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.
  15. Hariri F, Cheung LK, Rahman ZA, Mathaneswaran V, Ganesan D. (2016). Monobloc Le Fort III Distraction Osteogenesis for Correction of Severe Fronto-orbital and Midface Hypoplasia in Pediatric Crouzon Syndrome. Cleft Palate Craniofac J, 53(1),118-25.
  16. Hutchinson, P. J., Kolias, A. G., Timofeev, I. S., Corteen, E. A., Czosnyka, M., Timothy, J., ... & Wadley, J. (2016). Trial of decompressive craniectomy for traumatic intracranial hypertension. New England Journal of Medicine, 375(12), 1119-1130.
  17. 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.
  18. Norlisah Ramli, Azua Mohd Khairy, Pohchoo Seow, Li Kuo Tan, Jeannie Hsiu Ding Wong, Dharmendra Ganesan, Kartini Rahmat. Novel application of chemical shift gradient echo in- and opposed-phase sequences in 3 T MRI for the detection of H-MRS visible lipids and grading of glioma. Eur Radiol DOI 10.1007/s00330-015-4045-0
  19. Rajagopal, R., Abd-Ghafar, S., Ganesan, D., Bustam Mainudin, A. Z., Wong, K. T., Ramli, N., ... & Qaddoumi, I. (2017). Challenges of treating childhood medulloblastoma in a country with limited resources: 20 years of experience at a single tertiary center in Malaysia. Journal of global oncology, 3(2), 143-156.
  20. Veeramuthu, V., Hariri, F., Narayanan, V., Kuo, T. L., Ramli, N., & Ganesan, D. (2016). Microstructural Change and Cognitive Alteration in Maxillofacial Trauma and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  21. Hariri F, Cheung LK, Rahman ZA, Ramasamy SN, Ganesan D. (2015). A rare orbital complication of eye exodeviation with limited abduction during monobloc Le Fort III distraction osteogenesis. Cleft Palate Craniofac J, 52(4),489-93.
  22. Hariri, F., Rahman, Z. A. A., Mahdah, S., Mathaneswaran, V., & Ganesan, D. (2015). A Novel Technique Using Customized Headgear for Fixation of Rigid External Distraction Device in an Infant With Crouzon Syndrome. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 26(8), e740-e744.
  23. Tan, S. H., Ganesan, D., Rusydi, W. Z., Chandran, H., Prepageran, N., & Waran, V. (2015). Combined endoscopic transnasal and transoral approach for extensive upper cervical osteoradionecrosis. European Spine Journal, 24(12), 2776-2780.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Tan, S. H., Ganesan, D., Prepageran, N., & Waran, V. (2014). A minimally invasive endoscopic transnasal approach to the craniovertebral junction in the paediatric population. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, 271(11), 3101-3105.
  27. Veeramuthu, V., Pancharatnam, D., Poovindran, A. R., Musthapha, N. A., Thong, W. K., Mazlan, M., Waran, V., Ganesan, D. 2014. Cognitive impairments in mild traumatic brain injury and genetic polymorphism of apolipoprotein E: A preliminary study in a Level I trauma center. Neurology Asia
  28. Fadzli, F., Ramli, N. M., Rahmat, K., & Ganesan, D. (2013). Neonatal post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus resulting in foraminal septae radiological technique and surgical implications. Child's Nervous System, 29(1), 159-162.
  29. Ganesan, D., Sia, S. F., Narayanan, V., Kumar, G., Lum, L., Chan, L., ... & Waran, V. (2013). Multicompartmental congenital intracranial immature teratoma. Neurol Asia, 18, 117-21.
  30. Guan, T. K., Pancharatnam, D., Chandran, H., Hooi, T. K., Kumar, G., & Ganesan, D. (2013). Infratentorial benign cystic meningioma mimicking a hemangioblastoma radiologically and a pilocytic astrocytoma intraoperatively: a case report. Journal of medical case reports, 7(1), 87.
  31. Leong, B. K., Mazlan, M., Rahim, R. B. A., & Ganesan, D. (2013). Concomitant injuries and its influence on functional outcome after traumatic brain injury. Disability and rehabilitation, 35(18), 1546-1551.
  32. Narverud, S. F., Ramli, N. B., Chandran, H., & Ganesan, D. (2013). Calcified pseudomeningocele of the lumbar spine: a review. European Spine Journal, 22(3), 443-449.
  33. Poovindran Anada, R., Ganesan, D., Ramahsamay, N., & Wong, K. T. (2012). A prevalence study of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the promoter of the apolipoprotein E gene in different ethnic groups in Malaysia. Neurology Asia, 17(4).
  34. S. Narverud , P.A. Chandran , N.B.M. Ramli , D. Ganesan: Idiopathic Hypertrophic Spinal Pachymeningitis: A Rare Entity. The Internet Journal of Neurosurgery. 2012 Volume 8 Number 1.
  35. Mukari, S. A. M., Ramli, N., Al-Edrus, S. A., Noordin, M., Rahmat, K., Looi, L. M., ... & Tan, C. T. (2011). Central nervous system intravascular lymphoma in a Malaysian. Neurology Asia, 16(1).
  36. Mukari, S. A., Ganesan, D., & Ramli, N. (2011). Ossified lumbar pseudomeningocele: imaging findings. surgery, 1, 5.
  37. 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, 26(2), 199-201.
  38. K Rahmat, S Kaur, N Ramli, PA Chandran, KT Wong, S Abdullah, S Faridah, D Ganesan, CT Tan. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy limited to the posterior fossa. Neurology Asia. Dec 2010
  39. Ganesan, D., Hayward, R. D., & Thompson, D. N. (2009). Evolution of tonsillar ectopia associated with frontal encephalocoele. Child's Nervous System, 25(7), 889-893.
  40. Santarius, T., Kirkpatrick, P. J., Ganesan, D., Chia, H. L., Jalloh, I., Smielewski, P., Richards, H. K., Marcus, H., Parker, R. A., Price, S. J., Kirollos, R. W., Pickard, J. D., & Hutchinson, P. J. (2009). Use of drains versus no drains after burr-hole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet (London, England), 374(9695), 1067 1073.
  41. Ganesan, D., Dean, A. F., Antoun, N., & Kirollos, R. W. (2008). A second biopsy? Tandem lesion. Acta Neurochirurgica, 150(5), 501-503.
  42. Ganesan, D., Higgins, J. N. P., Harrower, T., Burnet, N. G., Sarkies, N. J., Manford, M., & Pickard, J. D. (2008). Stent placement for management of a small parasagittal meningioma. Journal of neurosurgery, 108(2), 377-381.
  43. Aliyu, SH., Ganesan, D., Enoch, D., Lever, A., & Watts, C. (2007). A combination of immunomodulation and CSF diversion can facilitate treatment. Inf Dis J Pak, 16, 22-24.
  44. Guilfoyle, M. R., Ganesan, D., Seeley, H., & Laing, R. J. (2007). Prospective study of outcomes in lumbar discectomy. British journal of neurosurgery, 21(4), 389-395.
  45. RJ Walker, D.Ganesan, PJ Kirkpatrick.2006.The diagnosis and management of subarachnoid haemorrhage in an elderly population.CME Journal Geriatric Medicine.vol. 8, No. 3: 121-128
  46. Ganesan, D., Puthucheary, S. D., & Waran, V. (2003). Melioidosis presenting as spinal epidural abscess. British journal of neurosurgery, 17(6), 568-571.
Other Publications
  1. Singh Nisheljeet, Abu Bakar Azizi, Kamalanathan Palaniandy, Dharmendra Ganesan, Teng Aik Ong, Azmi Alias, Ramalinggam Rajamanickam, Wahib M.Atroosh, Siti Waheeda Mohd-Zin, Andrea Lee-Shamsuddin, Singh Nivrenjeet, Wareen Lo and Noraishah Mydin Abdul-Aziz - Framework
  2. 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 - Extended Abstract
  3. N. Ramli , A. K., PC Seow , LK Tan , JHD Wong , D Ganesan. Chemical Shift Gradient Echo In- and Opposed-Phase Sequences in 3 T MRI for the Detection of H-MRS Visible Lipids and Grading of Gliomas. NEURORADIOLOGY (2015) 57 (SUPPL 1): S119 - Extended Abstract
  4. 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 - Extended Abstract
  5. 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 - Extended Abstract
  6. Veeramuthu, V., Narayanan, V., Pancharatnam. D., Ahmad- Anuar, A & Ganesan, D , (2013) BDNF Genetic Polymorphism in Traumatic Brain Injury: Neurocognitive and Neurobehavioral Aftermath, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, USA (in press) - Extended Abstract
  7. D Ganesan, NFA Bahuri, BJJ Abdullah, V. Waran. 2010. Decompression of craniopharyngioma cyst causing obstructive hydrocephalus using microsurgical technique with the expandable port and endoscope aided by electromagnetic neuronavigation. J Childs Nerv Syst. 26:1435-1476 - Extended Abstract
  8. M.Y.S. Chong, Z.A. Rahman, D. Ganesan, V. Waran. 2009. Rare cause of airway obstruction in neonate. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 38(5); 549 - Extended Abstract
  9. Santarius, Thomas; Kirkpatrick, Peter J.; Ganesan Dharmendra, Chia, Hui Ling, Jalloh, Ibrahim, Marcus, Hani, Smielewski, Peter, Price, Stephen J, Kirollos, Ramez W., Hutchinson, Peter .2009. Randomized Controlled Trial of the Use of Drains Versus No Drains after Burr Hole Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematoma. J Neurosurgery 65(2):401 - Extended Abstract
  10. T Santarius, PJ Krikpatrick, D Ganesan, et al. 2009. Randomised controlled trial of the use of drains versus no drains after burr hole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma. British Journal of Neurosurgery 23 (2):125. - Extended Abstract
  11. V Waran, N Vairavan, NFA Bahuri, D Ganesan,BJJ Abdullah.2009. A new expandable brain cannula for the treatment of intracranial pathologies using endoscopes.Child s Nervous System 25; 758. - Extended Abstract
  12. V Waran, N vairavan, NFA Bahuri, D Ganesan, BJJ Abdullah. 2009. A new navigation guided expandable brain cannula for neuroendoscopy. Child s Nervous System 25; 757. - Extended Abstract
  13. Stent placement for management of a small parasagittal meningioma Technical note Dharmendra Ganesan, J. Nicholas P. Higgins, Timothy Harrower, Neil G. Burnet, Nicholas J. C. Sarkies, Mark Manford, John D. Pickard, Journal of Neurosurgery , February 2008: vol. 108 , No. 2: 377 - 381 - Technical Report
  14. MR Guilfoyle, D Ganesan, H Seeley, RJ Laing.2007. Prospective study of outcomes in lumbar discectomy British Journal of Neurosurgery 21(1): 61 - Extended Abstract
  15. Central nervous system melioidosis: Three cases from University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur Kalai Arasu M, Dharmendra.G, Ramli MN, Puthucheary SD, Waran.V; The Phillipine Journal of Neurology, Nov. 2003; vol. 7 (2): 81. - Extended Abstract
  16. Acute necrotizing amoebic appendicitis with abscess and amoebic enterocolitis in a neonate Ramanujam TM, Dharmendra G, Nazarina M, Goh DW, Khairul Anuar Abdullah; Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery; May 2002, vol.72 supp. - Extended Abstract

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2012 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR)
    Neurosurgery Movement Disorder & Operative Device Development Research ( Consultant)
  2. 2012 - 2015, ScienceFund
    identify oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes involved in the pathogenesis of oligodendrogliomas and glioblastoma multiforme. ( Consultant)
  3. 2009 - 2013, NONE
    Randomised Evaluation of Surgery with Craniectomy for Uncontrollable Elevation of Intra-Cranial Pressure, University of Cambridge,UK ( Consultant)
  4. 2008 - 2010, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Predictive value of the apolipoprotein E4 allele in the functional outcome after traumatic brain injury in the Malaysian population ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  5. 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
    Moderate and severe trumatic brain injury: concomitant injuries and its influence on functional outcome ( Consultant)
International
  1. 2012 - 2013, NONE
    SyNAPSe: A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo- Controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Progesterone in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury,Sub Investigator(SI), 2012- 2013, BHR PHARMA LLC., - Multicenter Clinical Trial, Phase III ( Consultant)
  2. 2005 - 2005, Addenbrooke s NHS Trust
    Prospective, randomized, double blind clinical trial on the benefits of clazosentan infusion in the prevention of vasospasm related to subarachnoid haemorrhage in Addenbrooke s NHS Trust ( Consultant)
University
  1. 2004 - 2007
    Prospective randomized trial on the treatment of chronic subdural haemorrhage with and without subdural drain in Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom ( Consultant)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Consultant Providing Training and Education Services Concerning Cervical Disc Replacement Using Zimvie Product Mobi-C, ZIM VIE, Professional Consultant (Ir., Ar., Sr., Ts., dsbnya)
    01 Jun 2022 - 31 Dec 2023 (International)
  • Medical Negligence Expert, VARIOUS LAW FIRMS , Consultant
    01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (National)
  • Expert Witness for Medicolegal Cases for Accidents, Judiciary Malaysia , Professional Consultant (Ir., Ar., Sr., Ts., dsbnya)
    01 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec 2021 (National)
  • Medical Expert for Malaysian Medical Council Pertaining to One Case, MALAYSIAN MEDICAL COUNCIL
    01 Sep 2020 - 01 Sep 2020 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


PLENARY SPEAKER
  1. THE ADVENT AND UTILITY OF IMAGE GUIDANCE & INTRA-OPERATIVE IMAGING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PAEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOURS , Annual Scientific Meeting & Annual General Meeting JOINT MEETING OF 27th MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF NEUROSCIENCES (MSN) 17th NEUROSURGICAL ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA (NAM) , MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF NEUROSCIENCES (MSN) (National) (11 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017)
  2. Neurospine, NAM Neurospine Congress 2016, Neurosurgical Association Malaysia (National) (06 Oct 2016 - 08 Oct 2016)
  3. Neuropsychological Deficits and Neurobehavioral Alteration in Patients with Cerebrovascular Diseases: Comprehensive Case Series, 15th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Academy of Filipino Neurosurgeons Inc (International) (07 Mar 2013 - 09 Mar 2013)
INVITED SEMINAR
  1. St. Jude Global Academy: Neuro-Oncology Training Seminar, St. Jude Global Academy: Neuro-Oncology Training Seminar, Department of Global Pediatric Medicine, St. Jude Children s Research Hospital. (International) (28 Oct 2019 - 02 Nov 2019)
  2. Challenges in the management of Hemorrhage and CSF leak in spinal surgery , 6th International Malaysian Spine Society Scientific Congress 2018, Malaysian Spine Society  (International) (04 Aug 2018 - 04 Aug 2018)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Traumatic Brain Injury, UMMC Neuro Surgical Nursing Conference "Patients Centered Nursing", Department of Nursing & Business Development of UMMC (National) (19 May 2023 - 20 May 2023)
  2. Spinal tumour - intra and extrameduall;ry tumour, Masterclass in Neurosurgery 3, Universiti Sains Malaysia (National) (18 Mar 2023 - 18 Mar 2023)
  3. Neurological issues & management in CF patients, Paediatric Craniofacial Workshop 2022, Department of oral & maxillofacial clinical sciences (University) (17 Dec 2022 - 17 Dec 2022)
  4. Neurosurgical related issue in craniofacial syndrome , Paediatric Craniofacial Workshop 2022 , Department of Maxillofacial UM (National) (17 Dec 2022 - 17 Dec 2022)
  5. Hemorrhagic stroke in the pediatric population, 1st Neurosurgery Hospital Kuala Lumpur Hemorrhagic Stroke Awareness Campaign 2022, Neurosurgery Hospital Kuala Lumpur (National) (25 Jun 2022 - 26 Jun 2022)
  6. Case Sharing from APAC Experience: Advanced Degeneration, Asia Pacific Spine - Cervical Arthroplasty Masterclass 2022, ZimVie (International) (23 Jun 2022 - 23 Jun 2022)
  7. Cervical arthroplasty: nuances and scope, 4th MSS Webinar 2021, Malaysia spine society (National) (19 Dec 2021 - 19 Dec 2021)
  8. Joint AASNS Educational Course & 2nd KL Neurosurgical Emergencies Webinar, Joint AASNS Educational Course & 2nd KL Neurosurgical Emergencies Webinar, Joint AASNS Educational Course & 2nd KL Neurosurgical Emergencies Webinar (International) (13 Nov 2021 - 14 Nov 2021)
  9. Landscape of paediatric neurosurgery for brain tumour in Malaysia, Second Pakistan Pediatric Neuro-oncology Symposium, oncology department of age khan university (International) (12 Nov 2021 - 13 Nov 2021)
  10. Asia Pacific spine- cervical arthroplasty masterclass 2021, Asia Pacific spine- cervical arthroplasty masterclass 2021, zimmer biomet institute (International) (12 Jul 2021 - 12 Jul 2021)
  11. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MIS) with The Viper Prime My Clinical Experience with Viper Prime Navigation, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MIS) with The Viper Prime My Clinical Experience with Viper Prime Navigation, Depuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson (International) (10 Jul 2021 - 10 Jul 2021)
  12. Intraoperative MRI In Managing Paediatric Cranial Neuro-oncology - Our Experience, 19th Congress of the ASEAN Neurosurgical Society, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (International) (05 Jun 2021 - 07 Jun 2021)
  13. A Single Centre Experience of Using Intraoperative MRI in Managing Paediatric Cranial Neuro-Oncology Cases, 19th International Symposium of Paediatric Neuro-oncology (ISPNO), ISPNO (International) (13 Dec 2020 - 16 Dec 2020)
  14. Paediatric Neurospine Practices, Neurospine Course, Hospital Kuala Lumpur (Government Sector/public Institution) (19 Sep 2020 - 20 Sep 2020)
  15. Meet the expert (Advanced) with Prof Steib from France, Teaching Module 4- Meet the expert (Advanced) , Zimmer Biomet (International) (20 Aug 2020 - 20 Aug 2020)
  16. Decision Making in Spinal AVM Surgery., NAM SYMPOSIUM ON VASCULAR MALFORMATION 2019, NEUROSURGICAL ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA (National) (20 Nov 2019 - 21 Nov 2019)
  17. Neurosurgical conditions in the neonate. When is urgent consult and intervention necessary?, ANNUAL PAEDIATRIC UPDATE: NEONATAL EMERGENCIES, Persatuan Pediatrik Hospital Ampang (Government Sector/public Institution) (17 Oct 2019 - 17 Oct 2019)
  18. Unstable Odontoid Fracture, 7 th International MSS Scientific Congress, Malaysia Spine Society (International) (02 Aug 2019 - 04 Aug 2019)
  19. The managemenf of basilar invagination with ventral brainstem compression , World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) symposium 2018 , Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia  (International) (16 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018)
  20. Iatrogenic dural injury: Prevention and management , 6th International Malaysian Spine Society Scientific Congress 2018 , Malaysian Spine Society  (International) (05 Aug 2018 - 05 Aug 2018)
  21. Neurosurgical Symposium : Paediatric craniofacial management on 12th May 2018 , Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons, Ipoh Perak , College of Surgeons & Academy of Medicine  (National) (11 May 2018 - 13 May 2018)
  22. ANTERIOR CERVICAL MICRODISCECTOMY - "HOW I WILL DO IT", 8TH INTERNATIONAL SPINE CONFERENCE & SCIENTIFIC SEMINAR IN BANLGLADESH, BANGLADESH SPINE SOCIETY (BSS) (International) (18 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017)
  23. INTRAOPERATIVE CT USE IN SPINAL SURGERY, 8TH INTERNATIONAL SPINA CONFERENCE & SCIENTIFIC SEMINAR, BANGLADESH SPINE SOCIETY (BSS) (International) (18 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017)
  24. Invitation for 8th International Conference & Scientific Seminar of BangladeshSpine Society (BSS), 8th International Conference & Scientific Seminar of Bangladesh Spine Society (BSS), Bangladesh Spine Society (BSS) (International) (18 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017)
  25. ADVANCED SURGICAL SKILL CENTRE, 2nd INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY EDUCATION COURSE - (RE) SHAPING THE LANDSCAPE OF YOUR MIND, INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY (ISPN), HKL, AESCULAP ACADEMY (International) (09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017)
  26. PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY UPDATE, 27th Malaysian Society of Neurosciences (MSN) & 17th Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia(NAM). Paediatric Neurology Update 2017 & 4th Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS) Symposium, USM, KUBANG KERIAN , KELANTAN (National) (11 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017)
  27. MEET-THE EXPERTS : CASE DISCUSSION, 5TH INTERNATIONAL MSS SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS - MANAGEMENT AND CONTROVERSIES IN SPINE SURGERY, SPINE SOCIETY MALAYSIA (International) (04 Aug 2017 - 06 Aug 2017)
  28. Intraoperative MRI, International Society of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (ISMINS) educational meeting and 15th Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (ISMINS) (International) (01 Oct 2015 - 05 Oct 2015)
  29. Refining management in head trauma ., AGM / Annual Scientific Meeting of College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia  (National) (29 May 2015 - 31 May 2015)
  30. Current and Future Research of Neurotrauma, KL International Neurotrauma Workshop, UKMMC (National) (22 May 2015 - 22 May 2015)
  31. Management of Head Injury, Post basic diploma course for nursing at College of Nursing, Assunta Hospital (31 Jul 2012)
  32. Intraoperative spinal neuro monitoring, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Annual Scientific Congress (International) (06 May 2012 - 10 May 2012)
  33. Management of neural tube defects in children, 19th Annual Congress of the Perinatal Society of Malaysia (14 Apr 2012)
  34. Management of head injury at intensive care unit, Seminar with postgraduate nurses at Assunta Hospital (08 Dec 2011)
  35. Paediatric head injury, International neurotrauma conference (International) (07 Dec 2011 - 09 Dec 2011)
  36. Pathophysiology of intracranial hypertension and treatment, Annual Scientific Meeting of Intensive Care (ASMIC) (15 Jul 2011 - 17 Jul 2011)
  37. Paediatric Neurosurgical Emergencies, Paediatric Nurses: Seminar (21 Jun 2011)
  38. Seizure in neurosurgical Practice, Meeting with Glaxo Smith & Kline (GSK) (21 Jun 2011)
  39. Paediatric Neurosurgical Emergency , Borneo Neurosurgery Conference 2010 (29 Jul 2010 - 31 Jul 2010)
  40. Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury and Management, Postgraduate course in Paediatric Neurology (20 May 2010 - 21 May 2010)
  41. Management of posthaemorrhagic hydrocephalus in the newborn, 17th Annual Congress of Perinatal Society of Malaysia (18 Mar 2010 - 21 Mar 2010)
  42. Management of congenital hydrocephalus and spina bifida, 17th Annual Congress of Perinatal Society of Malaysia (18 Mar 2010 - 21 Mar 2010)
  43. Classification of spinal fractures, 1st Borneo Neurotrauma Conference (05 Nov 2009 - 07 Nov 2009)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. cervical spine fractures, UM SPINE INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE 2024, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (National) (14 Jan 2024 - 15 Jan 2024)
  2. A Retrospective One-Year Study On the Use of Prophylaxis Antibiotics For Elective Neurosurgical Cases In the Neurosurgical Unit of A Single Tertiary Hospital, 21st Annual Scientific Meeting Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (National) (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  3. SURVEY ON SATISFACTION FOR VIRTUAL DISCUSSION OF NEUROSURGICAL PATIENT CONDITION WITH NEXT OF KIN, 21st ASM of the Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) 2023, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) (National) (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  4. A Retrospective One-Year Study on The Use of Prophylaxis Antibiotics For Elective Neurosurgical Cases in the Neurosurgical Unit of A Single Tertiary Hospital, 21st ASM of the Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) 2023, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (National) (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  5. Technical Report: The Use of Intraoperative CT Navigation for Posterior Cervical Spine Foraminotomy, Penang Neurosurgical International Congress, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (International) (26 Aug 2022 - 27 Aug 2022)
  6. Use of drains versus no drains after burr hole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma: A randomised Controlled Trial, 8th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (International) (22 Nov 2012 - 24 Nov 2012)
  7. Survey of the management of certain neurosurgical conditions among Asian neurosurgeons, 9th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons  (International) (02 Sep 2012 - 05 Sep 2012)
  8. Management of Lumbar Disc Disease, 8th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) (International) (22 Nov 2010 - 24 Nov 2010)
  9. Electromagnetic Navigation in the management of intracranial lesions in infants, 8th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons  (International) (22 Nov 2010 - 24 Nov 2010)
  10. The use of an expandable endoscopic port with electromagnetic navigation for treating intraventricular lesions in neonates and infants, 8th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) (International) (22 Nov 2010 - 24 Nov 2010)
  11. Management of Cystic Brain lesions in paediatrics using the endoscope , 8th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) (International) (22 Nov 2010 - 24 Nov 2010)
  12. An expendable cannula system for endoscopic excision of intraparenchymal brain lesions, 5th Congress of the International Federation of Neuroendoscopy (International) (31 May 2009 - 03 Jun 2009)
  13. An Expandable Cannula System for Endoscopic Excision of Intraparenchymal Brain Lesions, 5th Congress of the International federation of Neuroendoscopy (International) (31 May 2009 - 03 Jun 2009)
  14. Electromagnetic neuronavigation assisted excision of multicompartmental congenital intracranial tumour, Conjoint Meeting of Asian Australasian Society and Chinese Society of Streotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (International) (08 Jan 2009 - 10 Jan 2009)
  15. A new navigation guided expendable brain cannula for neurosurgery, Conjoint Meeting of Asian Australasian Society and Chinese Society of Streotactic and Functional Neurosurgery  (International) (08 Jan 2009 - 10 Jan 2009)
  16. Propspective study of outcomes in lumbar discectomy, 149th SBNS Meeting (International) (06 Sep 2006 - 08 Sep 2006)
  17. A combination of immunomodulation and CSF diversion can facilitate treatment of tuberculous meningitis with hydrocephalus Ganesan D, Aliyu.S, Antoun N, Keong N, Lever AML, Watts C, 13th World Congress of Neurological Surgery  (International) (19 May 2005 - 24 May 2005)
  18. Retrospective analysis of cases of intracranial tumour that required excision utilising approaches involving the anterior skull base in University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Dharmendra.G, Gopala Krishnan and V.Waran, 14 th Biennial Congress of Asian Surgical Association together with Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (International) (04 Dec 2003 - 07 Dec 2003)
  19. Central Nervous system melioidosis: Three cases from University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 5th Biennial ASEAN Neurological Association (ASNA) convention and 25th Philippine Neurological Association (PNA) annual Convention (International) (29 Nov 2003 - 02 Dec 2003)
  20. Retrospective analysis of cases of intracranial tumour that required excision utilising approaches involving the anterior skull base in University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. , 11th Asian-Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgery (International) (22 Nov 2003 - 26 Nov 2003)
  21. Computed tomography angiogram (CTA) as an imaging modality in the planning of the management of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage in University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. , Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences 2003 (National) (05 Apr 2003)
  22. A preliminary report on the use of Computed Tomogram Angiography (CTA) in the surgical management of patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage at the University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. , 10 th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgery (International) (12 Dec 2002 - 18 Dec 2002)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Multidisciplinary perioperative care for high-risk TEK gene mutation child with Acquired Torticollis secondary to Acute Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation (AARS), 21st ASM of the Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) 2023, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) (National) (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Dec 2023)
  2. The Invisible Culprit: A Case Of Unexplained Communicating Hydrocephalus In A Toddler As The First Presentation Of An Intracranial Teratoma, 21st ASM of the Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) 2023, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) (National) (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  3. Multidisciplinary perioperative care for high-risk TEK gene mutation child with Acquired Torticollis secondary to Acute Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation (AARS), 21st ASM of the Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) 2023, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) (National) (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  4. The Invisible Culprit: A Case Of Unexplained Communicating Hydrocephalus In A Toddler As The First Presentation Of An Intracranial Teratoma, 21st ASM of the Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) 2023, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) (National) (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Dec 2023)
  5. SURVEY OF SATISFACTION ON VIRTUAL DISCUSSION OF NEUROSURGICAL PATIENT CONDITION WITH NEXT OF KIN, 21st ASM of the Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) 2023, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) (National) (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  6. BDNF Genetic Polymorphism in Traumatic Brain Injury : Neurocognitive and Neurobehavioral Aftermath , 121st American Psychological Convention, American Psychological Association (International) (03 Aug 2013 - 03 May 2013)
  7. Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) e4 allele Genotype, Cognitive Impairments and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, 121st American Psychological Association Congress, American Psycological Association (International) (01 Aug 2013 - 01 Aug 2013)
  8. Neuroendocrine bladder carcinoma with metastasis to the brain, Annual College of Surgeons Meeting (International) (12 May 2011)
  9. Decompression of craniopharyngioma cyst causing obstructive hydrocephalus using microsurgical technique with the expandable port and endoscope aided by electromagnetic neuronavigation, Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) (International) (22 Nov 2010 - 24 Nov 2010)
  10. Decompression of craniopharyngioma cyst causing obstructive hydrocephalus using microsurgical technique with the expandable port and endoscope aided by electromagnetic neuronavigation, 38th Annual meeting of the International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN) (International) (30 Oct 2010 - 04 Nov 2010)
  11. Paediatric Craniofacial Team- Spectrum of cases, Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (National) (29 May 2009 - 31 May 2009)
  12. A rare cause of airway obstruction in neonate, 19th International conference of oral and maxillofacial surgery  (International) (24 May 2009 - 27 May 2009)
  13. Cambridge Chronic Subdural Haematoma Trial: Does temporary post-operative subdural drainage reduce the recurrence rate? Ganesan D, Santarius T, Chia L, Tsang K, Price SJ, Kirollos RW, Kirkpatrick PJ, Hutchinson PJ, British Neurosurgical Research Group Annual Meeting 2006 (International) (02 Mar 2006 - 03 Mar 2006)
  14. Stenting in the management of intra superior sagittal sinus meningioma - Ganesan D, Higgins JNP, Harrower T, Burnet NG, Sarkies NJC, Manford M, Pickard JD , 13th World Congress of Neurological Surgery (International) (19 Jun 2005 - 24 Jun 2005)
  15. Stenting in the management of intra superior sagittal sinus meningioma, 13th World Congress of Neurological Surgery (International) (19 Jun 2005 - 24 Jun 2005)
  16. Acute necrotizing amoebic appendicitis with abscess and amoebic enterocolitis in a neonate, Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons (National) (16 May 2002 - 18 May 2002)
  17. Acute necrotizing amoebic appendicitis with abscess and amoebic enterocolitis in a neonate Dharmendra G, Nazarina M, Ramanujam TM, Goh DW, Khairul Anuar Abdullah, Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (National) (16 May 2002 - 18 May 2002)
PRESENTER
  1. CONSERVATIVE SPINE SURGERY: THE TRUE "MINIMALLY INVASIVE" SPINE SURGERY , SYARAHAN PERDANA , FACULTY OF MEDICINE  (National) (03 Sep 2020 - 03 Sep 2020)
  2. Live Surgery Workshop: The advances of Intraoperative Radiotherapy (IORT) in Brain Cancer , World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) symposium 2018 , Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) with Zeiss  (International) (16 Aug 2018 - 16 Aug 2018)
OTHERS
  1. Fetal in-utero microsurgical management of spina bifida by Dr Sameer K Elbabaa, Chief of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, Florida, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia virtual update, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (International) (18 Jul 2020 - 18 Jul 2020)
  2. Teaching module 2 on cervical disc arthroplasty(MOBI-C) with Prof Joseph Lam from Hong Kong, Teaching module 2 on cervical disc arthroplasty(MOBI-C) , Zimmer Biomet (International) (29 May 2020 - 29 May 2020)
  3. WORKSHOP ON MENTORING WITH PROF. GORDON H. WILLIAMS, WORKSHOP ON MENTORING WITH PROF. GORDON H. WILLIAMS, MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT UNIT (MERDU), FACULTY OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (University) (08 Nov 2019 - 08 Nov 2019)
  4. hemical Shift Gradient Echo In- and Opposed-Phase Sequences in 3 T MRI for the Detection of H-MRS Visible Lipids and Grading of Gliomas, ESNR European Society of Neuroradiology, ESNR European Society of Neuroradiology (International) (17 Sep 2015 - 20 Sep 2015)
  5. Diffusion Tensor Imaging as a Potential Biomarker in Neuropsychological Outcome of Mild Brain Trauma Injury, ESNR European Society of Neuroradiology, ESNR European Society of Neuroradiology, (International) (17 Sep 2015 - 20 Sep 2015)
  6. Microsurgical Course Zurich in Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Zurich by Prof K Frei, Prof Yonekawa, A Fluck and R Frick., Microsurgical Course Zurich, University Hospital, Zurich  (International) (26 Nov 2007 - 30 Nov 2007)
  7. Cleveland Spine Review Hands-on 2007 organised by Cleveland Clinic, course directors Edward C Benzel, Marc E Eichler, Doug Orr and Gregory R Trost , Cleveland Spine Review Hands-on 2007 , Cleveland Clinic (International) (18 Jul 2007 - 24 Jul 2007)
  8. European postgraduate course in paediatric neurosurgery 2nd year of the 7th cycle. Topics of discussion were spinal diseases, spinal dysraphism, sellar and suprasellar lesions, craniosynostosis, craniofacial syndromes, tumour of skull, myelomeningocoele and vascular malformation, European postgraduate course in paediatric neurosurgery (International) (24 Apr 2007 - 27 Apr 2007)
  9. Lumbar degenerative spine instructional course, Department of Human Anatomy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (International) (08 Mar 2007 - 09 Mar 2007)
  10. Approaches to the cervical spine by Mr Ben Taylor and Mr Rodney Laing in the Royal College of Surgeons of England., The Royal College of Surgeons of England (International) (06 Dec 2006 - 07 Dec 2006)
  11. European advanced course in paediatric neurosurgery 1st year of the 7th cycle, Si fok, Hungary. Topics of discussion were hydrocephalus, tumour and trauma., European advanced course in paediatric neurosurgery  (International) (02 May 2006 - 07 May 2006)
  12. Surgical approaches to pituitary lesions (cadaveric workshop) , The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London. Conducted by Michael Powell, Edward Laws, Tony Cheesman and Paolo Cappabianca.  (International) (08 Feb 2006)
  13. Cerebral sulci and gyri: neuroanatomy cadaveric dissection of brain , Course. Lecturers were Evandro de Oliveira, Ugur Ture and Guilherme C Ribas. (International) (14 Nov 2005 - 18 Nov 2005)
  14. Approaches to intracranial aneurysm (cadaveric workshop), Leeds, United Kingdom, Approaches to intracranial aneurysm  (International) (19 Sep 2005 - 21 Sep 2005)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2024) Pemeriksa Luar/Penilai Bebas Bagi Menilai Calon Yang Akan Dipertimbangkan Untuk Dilantik Sebagai Profesor Madya Di Universiti Putra Malaysia, National, (External Examiner)
  2. (2023) Ummp Stage 3.1 Kohort 2020 Surgeri (Posting D), University, (Internal Evaluator)
  3. (2023) Pelantikan Pemeriksa dan Pembantu Pengawas Bagi Peperiksaan End of Posting (Eop) dan Remedial Eop, Posting D (Osce) Ummp Stage 3.1 (Kohort 2020), University, (Internal Examiner)
  4. (2023) Memeriksa Tahap Kesihatan Pesakit Berhubung Cuti Sakit Lanjutan, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  5. (2021) Pemeriksa Klinikalbagi Peperiksaan Akhir Bersama Ijazah Sarjana Surgeri Sesi November 2021, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  6. (2021) Pemeriksa Peperiksaan Klinikal Bagi Ijazah Sarjana Neurosurgeri November 2021, University, (Internal Assessor)
  7. (2021) Penemuduga Bagi Proses Kemasukan Ke Program MBBS Untuk Sesi 2021/2022, University, (Internal Examiner)
  8. (2021) Ummp End of Posting Stage 3.1 Posting B, University, (Internal Examiner)
  9. (2021) Eop Examination (Osce) Surgery Posting Stage 3.1 Ummp Posting B, University, (Internal Examiner)
  10. (2021) Final Master of Surgery Examination UM Centre May 2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  11. (2021) Supervisor for Master of Medical Science Candidate, University, (Internal Assessor)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2012) The "Low back pain" public forum and exhibition, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur
  2. (2011) The "Low back pain" public forum and exhibition, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur
  3. (2010) The "Cervical spine cadaveric workshop" in conjunction with the Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) 2010, Aesculap Academy
  4. (2010) The "Low back pain" public forum and exhibition, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur
  5. (2009) The "Low back pain" public forum and exhibition, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur
  6. (2003) Neurosurgical spinal workshop on the 10 to 11th March 2003 in University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. It was conducted by Mr.RJC Laing from Addenbrookes Hospital, University of Cambridge. It involved lectures and case discussions with demonstration on cadaveric dissection and identification of landmarks with practice of instrumentation on vertebral shaped saw bones, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Contribution to event
  1. (2023) Making The Right Choice for a Patient Past or Upcoming Cases With Hesitation Between Acdf or Cda, International, (Course Facilitator)
  2. (2023) Spinal Tumours - Intra and Extramedullary Tumours, National, (Course Facilitator)
  3. (2022) Panelist At The Medical Disability Seminar, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  4. (2021) The 54th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine in Conjunction With The Annual Scientific Congress of The College of Surgeons, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  5. (2021) Fmf Webinar Course in Fetal Medicine, International, (Participant)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2015) Neuropsychological Sequelae in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Study of White Matter Tracts Alteration and The Influence of Genetic Polymorphisms of Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor, VIGNESWARAN A/L VEERAMUTHU
  2. (2014) TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: STUDIES ON SERUM BIOMARKERS FOR DIAGNOSIS AND SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS TO PREDICT OUTCOME, ANADA RAJ A/L POOVINDRAN
  3. (2012) Traumatic Brain Injury: Serum Biomarker Predicting Severity and Genetic Marker Predicting Outcome, Anada Raj a/l Poovindran
  4. (2012) Neuropsychological sequelae and impairment predictors in traumatic brain injuries : A multifactorial approach of neuropsychology, neurosurgery, neuroimaging and neurogenetics, Vigneswaran a/l Veeramuthu
  5. (2011) identify oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes involved in the pathogenesis of oligodendrogliomas and glioblastoma multiforme., Stephen Ponnampalam (U0401136)
Master
  1. (2023) Rescue of mouse neural tube defects in a chemical and genetic model of spina bifida and its implication on human spina bifida pathophysiology, NISHELJEET SINGH A/L JOGINDER SINGH
  2. (2021) -, ANUSHYA A/P JAYENDRAN
  3. (2021) -, MUHAMMAD ANAS KAMARUDIN
  4. (2020) -, ASYRAF BIN MOHD ZUKI
  5. (2020) -, TAN BIH HUEI
  6. (2020) -, ERINA NATASHA BINTI ZAKARIA
  7. (2020) The Use of Conox to Guide Opioid Free Anaesthesia For Elective Craniotimies For Supratentoriol Lesions, MEI YEEN CHU
  8. (2018) Should we discontinue PPI as a stress ulcer prophylaxis once enteral feeding is commenced in severe head injury ?, Devanraj Selvam
  9. (2016) -, DEVANRAJ A/L SELVAM
  10. (2013) Study of progressive changes in Diffusion Tensor Imaging & its clinical correlation among Non-accidental Injury patients in pediatric age group, Thanesh Kumar Maiyauen
  11. (2010) Endocrine dysfunction after traumatic brain injury in children admitted to University of Malaya Medical Centre ., Lalitha Pillay
  12. (2009) Significant concominttant injury double the risk of disabilities in amongst traumatic brain injury patients, Leong Bi Kim
  13. (2009) A retrospective analysis of the utilization of temporary cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion at University of Malaya Medical Centre between 2006 to 2010, Chong Shun Siang
  14. (2009) -, Tiong Vun-e
  15. (2009) -, Yap Park Kung
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2010) The use of stereolithic model in the planning of paediatric craniofacial surgery

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2023) MSA17830 - Final Examination
  2. (2022) MSA17830 - Final Examination
  3. (2022) MSA17009 - Neurology
  4. (2022) MSA17200 - Basic Neuro
  5. (2022) MSA17300 - Advanced Neuro
  6. (2022) MSA1781A - Research Report
  7. (2022) MIA - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  8. (2022) MGD - Clinical Teaching
  9. (2022) MGD - Surgical Skill
  10. (2022) MSA17230 - Part I Examination
  11. (2021) MS - Masters in Neurosurgery
  12. (2019) MS - Masters in Surgery
  13. (2018) MS - Masters in Surgery
  14. (2018) MS - Masters in Surgery
  15. (2012) Masters Surgery Neurosurgical Teaching
  16. (2011) Masters Surgery Neurosurgical Teaching
  17. (2009) Masters Surgery Neurosurgical Teaching
  18. (2008) Masters Surgery Neurosurgical Teaching
  19. (2008) UM Neurosurgical Registrar Teaching
  20. (2008) UM-UKM Neurosurgical Registrar Teaching
Bachelor
  1. (2022) MGD - Basic Neuroscience
  2. (2020) SURG - Medical Students
  3. (2018) SURG - Medical Students
  4. (2018) SURG - Medical Students
  5. (2012) Medical Student
  6. (2011) Medical Student
  7. (2010) Medical Student
  8. (2009) Medical Student
  9. (2008) Neurosurgical Tutorial Phase Iiib in Klang
  10. (2008) Surgical and Neurosurgical Bedside Teaching

PATENT/IPR


  • A method to confirm the presence of traumatic brain injury in patient with polytrauma
    PATENT
  • A Method to Distinguish and Grade the Severity of Traumatic Brain Injury to Mild, Moderate or Severe
    PATENT
  • Serum biomarkers to confirm the presence of traumatic brain injury in patient with polytrauma.
    PATENT
  • Panel of serum biomarkers to distinguish and grade the severity of traumatic brain injury to either mild, moderate or severe.
    PATENT

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Organiser of The Event ; Moderator; Sponsored by Academy of Medicine Malaysia, (19 Aug 2023 - 19 Aug 2023) (National)
  • As a Speaker and Health Education for Public; Bfm Talk : Health and Living On Neck Pain, (16 Aug 2023 - 16 Aug 2023) (National)
  • Spine Surgery Charity, (13 Jul 2022 - 13 Jul 2022) (University)
  • Specialist Medico Legal Talk On Head Injury, (25 May 2022 - 25 May 2022) (University)
  • Spine Surgery Charity, (20 Jan 2022 - 20 Jan 2022) (University)
  • Malaysia Neural Tube Defect Day 2021, (07 Aug 2021 - 08 Aug 2021) (University)
  • Panel Member of Yayasan Hydrocephalus Negara, (19 Jul 2019 - 20 Jul 2019)
  • Neural Tube Defects, (16 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017)
  • Doctor in The House: Spina Bifida Dr Noraishah Mydin Abdul Aziz, Developmental Neurobiologist | Dr Dharmendra Ganesan, Neurosurgeon, (07 Jul 2017 - 07 Jul 2017)
  • 6th Asia Congress of Misst Combined With 3rd Asean Misst and Cadaveric Workshop, (01 Jul 2017 - 02 Jul 2017)
  • Noras or Head Holder & Head Coil Application Training, (10 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015)
  • Completed Training At University Malaya Medical Centre for Curvecm & Buzzplatform Cranialairict/ Iplancraniali Cranianl Avigation Spine& Traumaictnavigation Cranialairimrl& Cranialnavigation, (01 Jul 2015 - 01 Sep 2015)
  • Completed Training At University Malaya Medical Centre for Curvecm & Buzzplatform Cranial Air ICT/ Iplan Cranial Navigation Spine & Trauma ICT Navigation Cranial Air Imrl & Cranial Navigation, (01 Jul 2015 - 01 Sep 2015)
  • Radiostation Bfm Revisiting Low Back Pain and Management 17th July 2012, (17 Jul 2012 - 17 Jul 2012)
  • Organised The �Low Back Pain� Public Forum and Exhibition At University of Malaya Medical Malaya, Kuala Lumpur On The 7th July 2012, (07 Jul 2012 - 07 Jul 2012)
  • Radiostation Bfm On Spine Trauma and Rahabilitation Together With Rehabilitation Physician, Dr Mazlina On The 20th March 2012, (20 Mar 2012 - 20 Mar 2012)
  • Treasurer of The Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia, (25 Jul 2011 - 25 Jul 2013)
  • Organised The "Low Back Pain" Public Forum and Exhibition At University of Malaya Medical Malaya, Kuala Lumpur On The 9th July 2011, (09 Jul 2011 - 09 Jul 2011)
  • Radio Station Bfm On Low Back Pain Diagnosis and Management 8th July 2011, (08 Jul 2011 - 08 Jul 2011)
  • Organised The Low Back Pain Public Forum and Exhibition At University of Malaya Medical Malaya, Kuala Lumpur On The 21st August 2010, (21 Aug 2010 - 21 Aug 2010)
  • Organised The Low Back Pain Public Forum and Exhibition At University of Malaya Medical Malaya, Kuala Lumpur On The 8th August 2009., (08 Aug 2009 - 08 Aug 2009)
  • Public Forum On Low Back Pain 2009, (08 Aug 2009 - 08 Aug 2009)
  • Talk Show On Selamat Pagi Malaysia (Rtm) On Low Back Pain On The 1st August 2009., (01 Aug 2009 - 01 Aug 2009)

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
CONFERENCE
  1. 3RD INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PEADIATRIC NEUROSURGERY (ISPN) EDUCATION COURSE KUALA LUMPUR, Auditorium, Hospital Tunku Azizah, Kuala Lumpur (20 Jul 2023 - 22 Jul 2023)
External Course
INTERNATIONAL
  1. APAC Spine Webinar for Cervical Arthroplasty Meet the Expert Discussio, Online (23 Sep 2021 - 23 Sep 2021)
  2. CITI Program Course: Basic/Refresher Course - Human Subjects Research, Online (31 Aug 2021 - 30 Aug 2024)
  3. Endoscopic Cadaveric Spine Course AO Spine Bangkok, Bangkok (14 Sep 2023 - 15 Sep 2023)
  4. AO Spine Asia Pacific Advanced Level Regional Anatomical Specimen Course, Bangkok, Thailand (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Nov 2023)
  5. Endoscopic Spine Cadaveric Course, Bangkok (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  6. Endoscopic Spine Cadaveric Course, Bangkok (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  7. AO Spine Asia Pacific Advanced Level Regional Anatomical Specimen Course, Bangkok, Thailand (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  8. AO Spine Asia Pacific Advanced Level Regional Anatomical Specimen Course, Ao Spine Asia Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  9. Endoscopic Spine Cadaveric Course, AO Spine, Bangkok, Bangkok Thailand (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
  10. Endoscopic Spine Cadaveric Course AO Spine Bangkok, Bangkok Thailand (16 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023)
NATIONAL
  1. TRAINING THE TRAINERS (TOT S) PROGRAM SARJANA SURGERI (NEUROSURGERI), Tingkat 9, Blok B, Hospital Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur (18 Mar 2023 - 19 Mar 2023)
  2. Bengkel Latihan Panel Penilai Akreditasi Program Kepakaran Perubatan Bil.1 untuk sesi 2023, Fakulti Perubatan, Universiti Malaya (06 Jan 2023 - 07 Jan 2023)
  3. Annual Scientific Congress of the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia 25th to 27th August 2023, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur (25 Aug 2023 - 27 Aug 2023)
  4. 3RD ISPN EDUCATION COURSE KUALA LUMPUR, Hospital Kuala Lumpur (21 Jul 2023 - 22 Jul 2023)
  5. Annual Scientific Congress of the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia 25' to 27'" August 2023, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur (26 Aug 2023 - 26 Aug 2023)