PERSONAL DETAIL


Associate Prof. Dr. Chaw May May @ Choo May May

Department of Ophthalmology
Faculty of Medicine
 
  mmchoo@um.edu.my
  Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
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BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  12
 Articles With Citation Data  5
 Sum of the Times Cited   35
 Average Citations per Article   7.00
 h-index   3
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
 This information is generated from http://researcherid.com

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Malaysian Medical Association, Life Member, 1991, (National)
  • Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, Member, 1996, (National)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Fellowship, 1999, (International)
  • Ophthalmic Society of Malaysia, Member, 1999, (National)
  • American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Member, 2003, (International)
  • JAWATANKUASA TEKNIKAL CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY, KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA., Committee Of Experts, 2005, (National)
  • JAWATANKUASA CONJOINT COMMITTEE FOR OPHTHALMOLOGY TRAINING IN MALAYSIA, Academic Committee Member, 2005, (National)
  • Strabismus Society of RANZCO, Member, 2007, (International)
  • Paediatric Special Interest Group - Royal Australia-New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Member, 2007, (International)
  • American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Member, 2008, (International)
  • NATIONAL SPECIALIST REGISTER, Member, 2009, (University)
  • Malaysian Universities Conjoint Committee for Ophthalmology (MUCCO), Chairperson, 2011 to 2011, (National)
  • Jawatankuasa Pemeriksa Ijazah Sarjana Oftalmologi (MUCCO), Chairman Of Scientific Sub-committee, 2011 to 2012, (National)
  • Training Committee for Ophthalmology National Specialist Registry, Committee, 2011, (National)
  • PERTUBUHAN KESELAMATAN SOSIAL, Consultant, 2011 to 2011, (University)
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Member, 2014 to 2015, (International)
  • American Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Oridinary Member, 2014 to 2015, (International)
  • Asia Pacific Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus , Active Member, 2016, (University)
  • Conjoint Masters of Ophthalmology, Examiner, 2017, (National)
  • Malaysia Society of Ophthalmologist, Life Membership, 2017, (National)

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


  • Committee Member Jawatankuasa Rayuan Ijazah Tinggi, University Malaya, 12/07/2016 to 31/07/2018 (Jawatankuasa Rayuan Sarjana Fakulti Perubatan Universiti Malaya.)
  • Secretary of Ppum Dept Trust Fund, University Malaya, 31/01/2016 to 31/12/2018 (Tabung Amanah Jabatan Oftalmologi Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya.)
  • Joint Coordinator for MBBS Ophthalmology Programme, University Malaya, 19/11/2014 (With Dr NorFadhilah)
  • Coordinator, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, 31/01/2011 to 31/12/2018 (Various duties)
  • Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/01/2011 to 31/12/2012 (Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Bersama Sarjana Oftalmologi (JBSP) Tahun 2011/2012)
  • Head of Level/Level Head, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, 23/08/2010 to 08/07/2011 (Head of Department of Ophthalmology)
  • Co-Coordinator of Stage Ii Masters of Ophthalmology Mqa, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/07/2009 to 31/12/2009 (Role passed to Dr Norlina Ramli)
  • Coordinator for Supervisors and Curriculum for Masters Ophthalmology Training in UM, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/01/2008 to 23/08/2010 (Role passed to Dr Azida Juana)
  • Secretary of Organizing Committee for 1st University Malaya Ophthalmic Symposium On Ocular Therapeutics, Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur 14 - 15th July, 2006, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, 14/07/2006 to 15/07/2006
  • Committee Member for Setting and Vetting Questions for Masters of Ophthalmology Exams in UM, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/01/2006

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Advanced Glaucoma Management - Uveitic , Neovascular, Paediatric and Juvenile Glaucoma
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology
  • Strabismology (Squint Surgery for Adults and Children)
  • Ophthalmology Including Cataract Surgery Including Phacoemulsification, Glaucoma Filtration Surgery, Laser for Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma, Retinal Breaks and Retinopathy of Prematurity, Treatment of Age Related Macular Degeneration


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2006
  • Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Joseph Alagaratnam, Choo MM, Choong YF, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline on Acute Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening. Edited: Sivalal M. Published by Ministry of Health of Malaysia. 2006. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Chapter in Book

2006
  • Acute Loss of Vision - a chapter in Book on Acute Care Medicine 2006 Vol.1 UM Chapter 39, Pg 341 - 349 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • Lim JJ, Ong YM, Zalina WMZ, Choo MM. Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus with Orbital Apex Syndrome - Difference in outcomes and literature review (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Li-Jing Peng1*, Syed Shoeb Ahmad2, Nor Haizura Bt Abd Rani3, May May Choo1, Shuaibah Abdul Ghani4 (2016). Masquerade syndrome: Retinoblastoma presenting as phacolytic glaucoma. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine. 2016;4(10)838-840 DOI 10.12980/jclm.4.2016J6-151 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Samsudin A, Isaacs N, Tai MLS, Ramli N, Mimiwati Z, Choo MM. Ocular perfusion pressure and ophthalmic artery flow in patients with normal tension glaucoma. BMC Ophthalmology 2016;16:39 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Ramli N, Supramaniam G, Samsudin A, Juana A, Zahari M, Choo MM. Ocular Surface Disease in Glaucoma: Effect of Polypharmacy and Preservatives. Optometry & Vision Science 2015;92(9):e222-6 (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Diurnal variation of corneal thickness in Patients with Fuchs' corneal dystrophy. TKW Soong, M Edwards, MM Choo, V Subrayan. International Journal of Ophthalmology (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Yong KS, Choo MM. Corneal indentation for laser iridotomy. Ophthalmology 118(8):1688-1688e1-2 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Annamalai T, Fong KC, Choo MM. Intravenous Fluconazole for bilateral Candida Endophthalmitis. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Feb;27(1):105-7. Epub 2011 Jan 16. Cited 3 times since publication (ISI-Indexed)
  • Adrian Choon Aun Koay, May May Choo, Anna Marie Nathan, Asma Omar, Chin Theam Lim. Combined low-dose oral propranolol and oral prednisolone as first-line treatment in Periocular Infantile Hemangiomas. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Accepted 2011 (ISI-Indexed)
  • May May Choo Eye Discuss - Ocular Times Sept-Oct 2011, Vol 01, Issue 06, pp 13-16 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2010
  • Choo MM, Prakash K, Samsudin A, Soong T, Ramli N, Kadir AJ. Corneal changes in type II diabetes mellitus in Malaysia. Int J Ophthalmol 2010;3(3):234-236 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Corneal diameter, intraocular pressures and keratometry in premature infants - A pilot study. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Gowri Supramaniam, S.E. Khor, M.M. Choo, Bethel I Livingstone. Predicting visual outcome after an open globe injury using ocular trauma score (OTS). (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Muiz Mahyudin, May May Choo, Norlina Mohd Ramli, Sharifah S Omar. Ocular tuberculosis initially presenting as central retinal vein occlusion. Case Reports in Ophthalmology(Karger). Case Rep Ophthalmol 2010;1:30-35. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Choo MM, Prakash K, Samsudin A, Soong T, Ramli N, Kadir AJ. Corneal changes in type II diabetes mellitus in Malaysia. Int J Ophthalmol 2010;3(3):234-236 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • UT Chan, MM Choo, SC Reddy. Compressive optic neuropathy in the contralateral eye secondary to ethmoid sinus carcinoma. Sudanese J Ophthalmology 2010;2:34-38. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Soong TK, Subrayan V, Choo MM. Treatment of macular oedema secondary to idiopathic retinitis, vasculitis, aneurysms, and neuroretinitis with intravitreal triamcinolone. Int J Ophthalmol (Guoji Yanke Zazhi) 2010;10(11):2058-2059. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2009
  • May May Choo, Frank Joseph Martin, Lim Chin Theam, Chan U- Teng. Retinopathy of prematurity in extremely low birth weight infants in Malaysia. J AAPOS 2009 Oct;13(5):446-9. cited 18 times (ISI-Indexed)
  • U T Chan, M M Choo, S C Reddy. Unilateral isolated ocular tuberculosis with no systemic involvement. Sudanese Journal of Ophthalmology 2009,1:91-94 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • MM Choo, MS Noram, SC Reddy, PN Sunita. Alterations of Tear function tests in patients with unilateral pterygium. Int J Ophthalmol (Guoji Yanke Zazhi) 2009;9(11):2060- 2062. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2008
  • Kamalden TA, Choo MM, Kadir K, Khaliddin N. Arterial occlusion following embolization of orbital arteriovenous malformation: A case report. Neuroradiology Journal Volume 21, Issue 6, December 2008, Pages 861-864 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Norlina Ramli, Mimiwati Zahari, May May Choo. Acute Multifocal Posterior Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy in Association with Erythema Nodosum and Group A Streptococcus Infection. Asian J Ophthalmol. 2008;Vol.10 No.2 159-162 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • MM Choo, SC Reddy, EPS Fong, A Sheena, FJ Martin Acquired corneal ulceration in a neonate with Goldenhar s syndrome managed by modified Cutler-Beard procedure International Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol 8, No.2, Feb 2008 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • MM Choo, UT Chan, Khalidin N, CT Lim. Retinopathy of prematurity in University of Malaya Medical Centre. International Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol.8, No.11, Nov 2008. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2006
  • Tengku Kamalden TA, Choo MM, Fauzi A. Grade IV hypertensive retinopathy as a rare first presentation of hypertension: A case report. JUMMEC 2006:9(2) pp 32- 34 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2003
  • The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction in ocular syphilis. Fathilah J, Choo MM. Med J Malaysia. 2003 Aug;58 (3):437-9. Article cited 20 times (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2002
  • Cauliflower ears in a patient with Uveitis, Choo MM., Fathilah J. Med Journal of Malaysia Vol 57 No 2 June 2002: 225-228. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Choo MM. Congenital anomalies of the orbit, Published in Medical Journal of Malaysia Vol 57 Supplement D, October 2002: 19. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

2010
  • Gowri Supramaniam, S.E. Khor, M.M. Choo, Bethel I Livingstone. Predicting visual outcome after an open globe injury using ocular trauma score (OTS). P-MO- 280. P35 Trauma, Proceedings of World Ophthalmology Congress 2010 ICC, Berlin, Germany June 2010; page: 411 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • May May Choo, U-teng Chan, Nurliza Khaliddin, Ayu Saad Mas. Structural and functional outcome of premature infants screened for retinopathy of prematurity in a tertiary-care hospital in Malaysia. P-TU-161. P42 Pediatric Ophthalmology & Genetics. Proceedings of World Ophthalmology Congress 2010 Germany. June 2010. page: 458 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Y. Yew, M. Choo, N. Ramli, T. Soong, A. Samsudin. Effect of Diabetes Mellitus on corneal endothelial morphology and central corneal thickness following phacoemulsification. Poster presentation Cataract Surgery Complications / Management. XXVIII Congress of the ESCRS. 4-8 September 2010. Page: 109. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • M. Choo, S. Somasundram,S. Karunakaran,J. Rahmat,J. Alagaratnam. Differentiating Coat\'s disease from Retinoblastoma - Case Report. E-poster presented at 10th Euretina Congress, 2-9th September 2010. Page 68. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • G. Supramaniam, M. Choo, F. Santiagu, A. Loo, K. Fong. The effect of preoperative counselling on visual perception during vitrectomy under local anaesthesia. E-poster at 10th Euretina Congress, 2-5th September 2010. Page: 73 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2009
  • Nandini V, Choo May May, Thong M. Catch-22: DiGeorge Syndrome ¿ Case Report. Program book for University of Malaya Ophthalmology Symposium 2009. 
  • A Rahman, Mimiwati Z, Choo MM. Agreement between Dynamic Contour Tonometery (DCT) and Goldmann Applanation Tonometery (GAT) in Healthy Malaysian Eyes. Abstract No. 636, Code: P144. World Glaucoma Congress Boston 2009. 
  • Nandini V, Helen Tan, Ong Yu Ming, Choo May May, Visvaraja S. Acute papilloedema causing rapid profound loss of vision ¿ A case report. Proceedings of APAO- AAO Joint Meeting Bali 2009. 
  • MM Choo, K Prakash, SS Loh. Dry Eye in Type II Diabetes Mellitus. Proceedings of APAO-AAO Congress of Ophthalmology Bali 2009. 
  • Nor Fadhilah Mohamad, MM Choo, Nurliza Khaliddin, Mary Marret, Priya Sathish Chandran. Shaken Baby Syndrome in Malaysia: Incidence and ocular outcome. Proceedings of APAO-AAO Joint Congress, Bali 2009. 
  • Terrence Soong, Amir Samsuddin, Hasliza A Hassan, May May Choo, Azida J Wan Abdul Kadir, Norlina Ramli. Effect of Uncomplicated Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery on the Corneal Endothelium between Diabetics and non-diabetics. Proceedings of APAO-AAO Joint Congress, Bali 2009 
  • Agreement between Dynamic Contour Tonometry (DCT) and Goldmann Applanation Tonometry (GAT) in Healthy Malaysian Eyes, proceeding, Abstract No. 636, Code: P144. World Glaucoma Congress Boston 2009 

2008
  • MM Choo, K Prakash, N Ramli, SS Loh. Corneal characteristics in Type II diabetes mellitus on Corneal Specular Microscopy. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology. Vol 36, Supplement 1, June 2008; A143. World Ophthalmology Congress 2008 Hong Kong (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • MM Choo, UT Chan, K Nurliza, CT Lim. Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity in Malaysia. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2008;36(Suppl 1):A385. World Ophthalmology Congress 2008 Hong Kong. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2007
  • Nga A, Liau KL, Anusiah S, Choo MM. Visual perimetry in diabetic mellitus without retinopathy. XXII Asia-Pacific Association of Ophthalmologists Congress, Lahore, Pakistan Feb 2007 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Sunita, Noram MS, Reddy SC, Choo MM. Tear function tests in unilateral pterygium. XXII Asia-Pacific Association of Ophthalmologists Congress, Lahore, Pakistan Feb 2007. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2006
  • Choo MM, Noram MS, Martin F, ¿Moebius Syndrome ¿ Surgery to Correct Esotropia¿ Proceedings of World Congress of Ophthalmology, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Feb 2006. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2003
  • Sheena, SC Reddy, Choo MM, E Fong, Goldenhar Syndrome with Corneal Ulcer in a Newborn , Proceedings of 21st Malaysia-Singapore Ophthalmic Congress 20th 22nd June 2003:75 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

1999
  • Ultrasound muscle mean reflectivity of Graves Disease Patients. Oral presentation at Joint Malaysian-Singapore Ophthalmic Congress (1999) Malacca. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

1998
  • Bullous central serous retinopathy, CY Loo, MM Choo, J Choon. Presented at 16th Joint Malaysian-Singapore Ophthalmic Congress (1998) Johor Baru (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

1995
  • MM Choo, SK Fang, S Anusiah Unusual presentations of orbital pseudotumour, prize winner in category of best oral presentation by trainee. Presented at 13th Joint Malaysian-Singapore Ophthalmic Congress (1995) Kuala Lumpur. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
List of Written Works That Have Not Been Published

2009
  • M M Choo, M S Noram, S C Reddy, P N Sunita. Tear function tests in unilateral pterygium.EJO 
  • MM Choo, P Rokiah, F Jaais. The use of Ultrasound to detect radioiodine-related activation of Graves\' ophthalmopathy. Clinical Experimental Ophthalmology 
  • Miswanudin Mahyudin, May May Choo, Norlina Ramli, Sharifah S Ramli. Ocular tuberculosis presenting as central retinal vein occlusion. JJO 

2008
  • TA Kamalden, Z Mimiwati, MM Choo, AM Bulgiba. Structure-function correlation in glaucoma. Journal of Glaucoma (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

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


  • Ophthalmic artery flow and ocular perfusion pressure in normal tension glaucoma patients, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2016, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation, (National)
  • Ophthalmic artery flow and ocular perfusion pressure in normal tension glaucoma, Consultant, 2015 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • PRE AND POST DILATATION INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE AND ANTERIOR CHAMBER PARAMETERS IN DIABETIC PATIENT., Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2016, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation, (National)
  • Ocular Changes in Thalassaemia Patients, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation, (National)
  • Inter- racial comparison of risk factors in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) progression in a multi-racial Asian community and identifying the predictive values of growth factors in the development of ROP., Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • COMPARISON BETWEEN BSS PLUS AND BSS ON CORNEAL ENDOTHELIAL CELL MORPHOLOGY AFTER PHACOEMULSIFICATION CATARACT SURGERY, , 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • VISUAL AND STRUCTURAL OUTCOME OF PREMATURE INFANTS SCREENED FOR RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY IN UNIVERSITY MALAYA MEDICAL CENTRE, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Retinopathy of prematurity Outcome Study, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2012, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Epidemiological Study of Eye Disease Among the Elderly in Nursing Homes, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2011, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Changes corneal specular microscopic findings in Malay, Chinese and Indian diabetic patients after cataract surgery, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (University)
  • CORNEAL CHARACTERISTICS AND CHANGES FOLLOWING CATARACT SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS AMONG MALAY, CHINESE AND INDIAN PATIENTS., Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2011, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • COMPARISON IN MEASUREMENT OF INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE BETWEEN DYNAMIC CONTOUR TONOMETER AND GOLDMAN APPLANATION TONOMETER CORRECTEC FOR CENTRAL CORNEAL THICKNESS, , 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME: OPHTHALMOLOGICAL FINDINGS, VISUAL AND STRUCTURAL OUTCOME, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2010, RU Geran, (National)
  • Changes in corneal endothelial cell counts and morphology in diabetic patients undergoing phacoemulsification surgery, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Ocular findings in non-accidental head injuries (Shaken Baby Syndrome), Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome In UMMC From 2000-2007, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • OCULAR BIOMETRY IN PREMATURE INFANTS - A STUDY OF CORNEAL DIAMETER, AXIAL LENGTH, ANTERIOR CHAMBER DEPTH AND LENS THICKNESS GROWTH IN RELATION TO BIRTH WEIGHT, BODY WEIGHT AND POST-CONCEPTUAL AGE., Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2008, RU Geran, (National)
  • Retinopathy of prematurity - 3 year retrospective study, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006 - 2006, Self financing, (University)
  • Ocular biometry in premature infants, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity - incidence in University Malaya, Principal Investigator(PI), 2005 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Blue -Yellow perimetry in diabetic patient, Co-Investigator, 2005 - 2007, , (National)
  • Ocular changes in patients on oral Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension, Co-Investigator, 2004 - 2006, Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company, (International)
  • Corneal characteristics in Type II diabetes mellitus on corneal specular microscopy, Principal Investigator(PI), 2004 - 2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Tear function tests in Pterygium patients, Co-Investigator, 2004 - 2007, , (University)
  • Optical Coherence Tomography in Glaucoma patients, Co-Investigator, 2004 - 2006, , (University)
  • Retinopathy of prematurity in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants, Principal Investigator(PI), 2003 - 2005, Self-financed, (National)
  • Ultrasound findings in Graves disease patients treated with radio-iodine therapy, Principal Investigator(PI), 1997 - 1999, , (University)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, 2012-2012, Combined Craniofacial Team
  • Pakar Perunding Oftalmologi, 2011-2011, PERKESO
  • Asia Coordinator for Paediatric Ophthalmology for APAO Congress Beijing 2010, 2009-2009, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, 2007-2007, University Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC)
  • Clinical Practice Guideline formulation for Management of Acute Retinopthy of Prematurity, 2006-2006, Ministry of Health
  • Jemaah doktor PERKESO, 2003-2003, PERKESO
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist (Pakar Perunding Mata), 2002-2002, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)

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


  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2016, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2012, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2011, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2008, (University)
  • Anjakan Gaji, Universiti Malaya, 2008, (University)
  • Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, University of Malaya, 2005, (University)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Invited speaker: Title: Retinopathy of prematurity in University of Malaya Medical Centre, Perinatal Society of Malaysia meeting ,   to  , Perinatal Society of Malaysia and Sarawak General Hospital, (National)
  • Invited speaker: Title: The use of Atropine in Myopia, University Malaya Ophthalmology Symposium on Ocular Therapeutics, 14 July 2007, Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.,   to  , UM, (National)
  • Invited speaker: Title: Is this squint neurological?, MM Choo Is This Squint Neurological? Lecture given at Neuro-ophthalmological Workshop , 15 July 2006, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur.,   to  , UM, (National)
  • Invited speaker: Title: Retinopathy of Prematurity in 750 grams and less Lecture given at THONEH s 21st Anniversary International Scientific Meeting, 1st Sept 2006, Shangri-la Hotel, Kuala Lumpur., Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital 21st Anniversary International Scientific Meeting,   to  , THONEH, (International)
  • Familial Retinoblastoma Ophthalmologist s role in management. , Regional Continuing Medical Education Seminar on Updates in Management of Retinoblastoma,   to  , University of Malaya, (National)
  • Invited speaker: Title: Congenital anomalies of orbit, Ophthalmology Symposium in Joint Academy of Medicine of Malaysia-Ministry of Health Annual Scientific Meeting, 2002-10-15 to  , Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and Ministry of Health Malaysia., (National)
  • Invited speaker: Title: Methotrexate-induced acute posterior leukoencephalopathy. Presented in 15 June 2007 in the Royal Australia New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists , Royal Australia New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Paediatric Special Interest Group Meeting Gold Coast Australia, 2007-06-15 to 2007-06-16, PSIG, RANZCO, (International)
  • Invited speaker: Title: The role of orbital decompression in Burkitt s lymphoma. , Royal Australia New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Paediatric Special Interest Group Meeting Gold Coast, Australia, 2007-06-15 to 2007-06-16, PSIG, RANZCO, (International)
  • Invited speaker: Title: Updates on Retinopathy of Prematurity, Paediatric Ophthalmology Symposium 2008 Ministry of Health of Malaysia, 2008-11-07 to  , Dept of Ophthalmology, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, (National)
  • Invited speaker: Title: Clinical approach to intermittent exotropia, Symposium on squint and orthoptics, 2009-03-07 to 2009-03-07, MMA Ophthalmological Society of Malaysia, (National)
  • Invited speaker: Title: Infectious uveitis in a child, Paediatric ophthalmology cases symposium, 2009-05-16 to 2009-06-16, Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologist and American Association of Ophthalmologist Joint Congress 2009, (International)
  • Squint Cases and Orthoptic Assessment, Orthoptic Workshop 2010 Hospital Kuala Lumpur., 2010-09-08 to 2010-10-08, Dept of Ophthalmology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur., (National)
  • The Child with Eyelid Coloboma , 25th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists (APAO) - A Joint Meeting of APAO/AAO (American Association of Ophthalmologists) 2010, 2010-09-16 to 2010-09-20, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists, (International)
  • Retinoblastoma cases in University Malaya Medical Centre, University of Malaya Eye Research Centre (UMERC) 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium, 2011-01-19 to 2011-01-19, UMERC, (University)
  • Management of Diabetes (I) Diabetic Retinopathy, Kursus Diploma Lanjutan Pengajar Diabetes Sessi 2011/2012, 2011-03-14 to 2011-03-14, College of Advanced Nursing Education, (University)
  • Invited Speaker: Management of Capillary Haemangioma, APAO Congress Sydney 2011 Paediatric Oculoplastics Symposium, 2011-03-23 to 2011-03-23, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists and International College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
  • What's New and Specific to Paediatric Cataract Surgery, 28th Singapore-Malaysia Ophthalmic Congress and 19th International Neuro-ophthalmic Symposium 2012, 2012-06-15 to 2012-06-16, Singapore Ophthalmic Society, SNEC, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, (International)
  • Problems specific to and what's new in paediatric cataract surgery, 28th Singapore - Malaysia Joint Ophthalmology Meeting, 2012-06-15 to 2012-06-16, National University of Singapore, (International)
  • Non-accidental injuries in children, 2nd Conjoint (MOH-UKM-USM- UM) Ophthalmology Scientific Conference - Paediatric Retina , 2012-09-14 to 2012-09-16, Ministry of Health - Conjoint Universities Committee, (National)
  • Preventative Ophthalmology "All About Eyes", Austrolasian Council of Chinese Medical Associations, 2014-10-04 to 2014-10-06, ACCMA, (International)
  • Vision 2020, KL International Neonatology Conference, 2015-11-13 to 2015-11-15, Dept of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, (National)
  • Benign intracranial hypertension in children - management approach, RANZCO Paediatric Special Interest Group Scientific Meeting, 2017-07-13 to 2017-07-15, Royal Australian New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Unusual presentations of orbital pseudotumour, MM Choo, SK Fang, S Anusiah prize winner in category of best oral presentation by trainee. , 13th Malaysian-Singapore Ophthalmic Congress, 1995-06-01 to  , Ophthalmic Society of Malaysia, (International)
  • Ultrasound muscle mean reflectivity if Graves' Disease Patients, Joint Malaysian-Singapore Ophthalmic Congress (1999) Malacca. , 1999-07-04 to  , Ophthalmic Society, Malaysia, (International)
POSTER
  • Sheena, SC Reddy, Choo MM, E Fong, Goldenhar Syndrome with Corneal Ulcer in a Newborn"., 21st Malaysia-Singapore Ophthalmic Congress,   to  , Ophthalmic Society, Malaysia, (International)
  • CY Loo, MM Choo, J Choon. Bullous central serous retinopathy. , 16th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Ophthalmology, 1998-06-01 to  , Singapore National Eye Centre, (International)
  • Choo MM, Noram MS, Martin F, Moebius Syndrome Surgery to Correct Esotropia World Congress of Ophthalmology, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Feb 2006., World Congress of Ophthalmology 2006 Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2006-02-12 to  , International Congress of Ophthalmologists (ICO), (International)
  • Nga A, Liau KL, Anusiah S, Choo MM.Visual perimetry in diabetic mellitus without retinopathy. , XXII Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologists Congress 2007 Lahore, Pakistan, 2007-02-09 to  , APAO, (International)
  • Sunita, Noram MS, Reddy SC, Choo MM. Tear function tests in unilateral pterygium. , XXII Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologists Congress 2007 Lahore, Pakistan, 2007-02-09 to  , APAO, (International)
  • Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity in Malaysia., World Ophthalmology Congress 2008 Hong Kong XXXI International Congress of Ophthalmology, 2008-06-28 to 2008-07-02, International Council of Ophthalmology, (International)
  • Corneal characteristics in Type II diabetes mellitus on Corneal Specular Microscopy., World Ophthalmology Congress 2008 Hong Kong XXXI International Congress of Ophthalmology, 2008-06-28 to 2008-07-02, International Council of Ophthalmology, (International)
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome in Malaysia, 2009 Joint Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologists (APAO) and American Association of Ophthalmologists (AAO) Conference, 2009-05-16 to 2009-05-17, APAO & AAO, (International)
  • Effect of Uncomplicated Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery on the Corneal Endothelium between Diabetics and non-diabetics - pilot study, APAO-AAO Joint Congress, Bali 2009, 2009-05-16 to 2009-05-22, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists and American Association of Ophthalmologists., (International)
  • A case report: Acute papilloedema causing rapid profound loss of vision., Joint Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologist (APAO) and American Association of Ophthalmologist (AAO) Congress, 2009-05-18 to 2009-05-19, APAO & AAO, (International)
  • Dry Eye in Type II Diabetes Mellitus, Joint Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologists (APAO) and American Association of Ophthalmologists (AAO) Congress, 2009-05-18 to 2009-05-19, APAO & AAO, (International)
  • Yong KS, Choo MM, Poh EP. Spontaneous re-canalization of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion, 8th UKM Symposium 2010 {6th UKM-USM-UM Meeting}, 2010-07-09 to 2010-07-11, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, (National)
  • Thirupathy A, Fong CS, Choo MM. Bilateral endogenous Candida Endophthalmitis - A high index of suspicion required. , 8th UKM Symposium 2010 {6th UKM-USM-UM Meeting}, 2010-07-09 to 2010-07-11, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia., (National)
  • Yong KS, Choo MM, Poh EP, Kogilavaani J, Vivian Gong HM. Outbreak of Toxic Anterior Syndrome After Cataract Surgery. , 8th UKM Symposium 2010 {6th UKM-USM-UM Meeting}, 2010-07-09 to 2010-07-11, University Kebangsaan Malaysia., (National)
  • Unexplained Visual Loss in a patient with HIV infection, 8th UKM Symposium 2010 {6th UKM-USM-UM Meeting}, 2010-07-09 to 2010-07-11, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, (National)
  • T. Law Ngo Hieng, T. Soong, C. May May. Axial length and average intraocular lens power for different races in East Malaysia. E-poster, XXVIII Congress of the ESCRS 2010, 2010-09-04 to 2010-11-08, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, (International)
  • T.Law Ngo Hieng, A.Shamsuddin, A.Rahman, V.Subrayan, C. May May. Toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS): a potentially-dreaded complication of phaco-emulsification. E-poster., XXVIII Congress of the ESCRS 2010, 2010-09-04 to 2010-09-08, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), (International)
  • Long term outcome of corneal morphology in diabetics following phacoemulsification, 25th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress (APAO)- A Joint Meeting of APAO & AAO (American Association of Ophthalmologists), 2010-09-16 to 2010-09-20, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists (APAO), (International)
  • Yen Harn Yew, John Mathen, May May Choo, Nurliza Khalidin, Lim Chin Theam. Corneal diameter, intraocular pressures and keratometry in premature infants - A pilot study., 25th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists - A Joint Meeting of APAO/AAO (American Association of Ophthalmologists), 2010-09-16 to 2010-09-20, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists (APAO)
  • Spontaneous Closure of a Full-thickness Macular Hole. Gowri Supramaniam, May May Choo, APAO Sydney Congress 2011, 2011-03-20 to 2011-03-24, APAO and ICO, (International)
  • Ocular Surface Disease Among Patients on Antiglaucoma Drops. Gowri Supramaniam, Azida Juana, N Ramli, Z Mimiwati, MM Choo, APAO Sydney 2011 Congress, 2011-03-20 to 2011-03-24, APAO, (International)
  • Congenital rubella syndrome in an infant despite maternal vaccination. Florence Santiagu, Choo May May, 27th Malaysia-singapore Ophthalmic Congress, 2011-06-24 to 2011-06-26, Malaysian Society of Ophthalmologists, (National)
  • Reversible Cortical Blindness from methotrexate induced reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy. Indira Nadras, May May Choo, TA Kamalden, Shanti Ramachandran, Hany Ariffin, 27th Malaysia-Singapore Ophthalmic Congress, 2011-06-24 to 2011-06-26, Malaysian Society of Ophthalmologists, (National)
ORAL
  • Post-operative endophthalmitis - management and incidence in UMMC, Wednesday Morning Hospital Presentation, 2008-10-29 to  , Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, (University)
  • Diabetes Mellitus - Ocular complications, PPUM Wednesday Morning Clinical Case Presentation, 2011-03-30 to 2011-03-30, Pejabat Dekan, Fakulti Perubatan, Universiti Malaya, (University)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • Scientific Organizing Committee - Coordinator for Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus for Asia, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists Congress Sydney 2011, 2011-03-20 to 2011-03-24, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologist (APAO) and International College of Ophthalmologists (ICO), (International)
  • Chairperson , APAO Sydney Congress Paediatric Oculoplastics Symposium, 2011-03-23 to 2011-03-23, Asia Pacific Academy of Medicine and International College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
INVITED SEMINAR
  • Invited speaker: Title: Acute posterior leukoencephalopathy - methotrexate toxicitiy, Joint Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologists (APAO) and American Association of Ophthalmologist (AAO) Congress, 2009-05-17 to 2009-05-17, American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmologists sponsored in conjunction with APAO-AAO joint meeting, (International)
  • Invited speaker: Title: Retinopathy of prematurity in a Middle-income country, Joint Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologist and AAO Congress 2009, 2009-05-18 to 2009-05-18, Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmologists (APAO)and American Association of Ophthalmologist (AAO), (International)
OTHERS
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology Seminar on Paediatric Orbit & Oculoplasty. Chairperson: A/Prof Dr May May Choo (Malaysia), Professor Dr David Taylor (London), 25th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists (APAO) Congress - A Joint Meeting of APAO/AAO (American Association of Ophthalmologists) 2010, 2010-09-16 to 2010-09-20, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists (APAO), (International)
  • Free Paper Session on Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, APAO Sydney 2011, 2011-03-24 to 2011-03-24, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists and International College of Ophthalmologist, (International)
  • Course conducted by AAO Chair Prof David Granet and Ms Cheryl McCarus, The Australian and New Zealand Strabismus Society Annual Scientific Meeting , 2014-03-07 to 2014-03-08, Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologist, (International)
  • Paediatric and Glaucoma Sessions, RANZCO New South Wales Branch Scientific Meeting, 2014-03-21 to 2014-03-22, Australian New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Implementation of the new UMMP Program for undergraduate medicine headed by MERDU, University of Malaya, Coordinator, 2016-2016, (University)
  • Lecturing for Diploma of Nursing Course - Advanced and Basic, Faculty of Nursing, UMMC, Consultant, 2015-2017, (University)

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


  • , Persidangan Jemaah Socso ,  ( )
  • Ministry of Health of Malaysia, Clinical Practice Guideline Formulation, Project ,  ( )
  • Exit Certification Examinations in Ophthalmology for National Specialist Registry under Ministry of Health of Malaysia and Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Project ,  ( )
  • MBBS Exams, Manipal Medical College, Project ,  ( )
  • Reviewer for Al Kulliyah, Article In Journal ,  (2017)
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Ophthalmology, Article In Journal ,  (2017)
  • Review manuscript for Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Masters of Ophthalmology Examination May 2016, Organised Venue And Questions And Examiners ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • MBBS (Final Examination), Osce Examiner ,  (2016 - 2017)
  • Examiner in "Conjoint Masters of Ophthalmology Examination" for May 2016 and November 2016, Internal Examiner ,  (2016 - 2017)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Public Service Session as Panelist and Lecturer for Public, Allied health staff in conjunction with World Prematurity Day on 13-15 Nov 2015 at Nexus Bangsar South and Lobby, PPUM, Kuala Lumpur, (National), 13/11/2015 until 15/11/2015
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology Sub-Speciality Training Committee for Ministry of Health, (National), 29/06/2012 until  
  • Public Service Lecture given in conjunction with World Sight Day organised by The International Association of Lions Club, (National), 16/10/2011 until 16/10/2011
  • Volunteer ophthalmologist for Eye Screening Examination in conjunction with World Sight Day at Mines Shopping Complex, organised by Rotary Club., (Community), 26/08/2006 until  
  • Techincal Committee for Formulation of Clinical Practice Guideline for Retinopathy of Prematurity., (National), 01/01/2006 until  

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Masters Degree, Dr Gowri A/p Supramaniam - Year 1, Incidence of ocular surface disorders among patients on antiglaucoma drops compared to normal patients who are not on any drops., 2007/2008
  • Masters Degree, Dr Thomas Law Ngo Hieng - Year 1, Axial length and average intraocular lens power for different races in East Malaysia., 2007/2008
  • Masters Degree, Dr John Mathen, Keratometry, intraocular pressure and corneal diameter in premature infants, 2007/2008
  • Masters Degree, Dr Noram Mat Saman, Tear function test in Pterygium patients
  • Masters Degree, Dr Norfathilah, Ocular outcome of non-accidental head trauma in UMMC
  • Masters Degree, Dr Prakash Kaliannan, Incidence of dry eyes in diabetic population in UMMC
  • Masters Degree, Dr Liau Kok Liang, Blue-yellow perimetry in diabetic patients
  • Masters Degree, Dr Chan U Teng Year 4, Ocular outcome in ROP screening program babies in UMMC
  • Masters Degree, Dr Ainur Rahman B Anuar - Year 3, Comparisons between cycloplegic refraction and non-cycloplegic refraction findings
  • Masters Degree, Dr Tengku Ain Fathlun, Correlation between retinal nerve fibre layer thickness and visual fields in glaucoma

Ongoing
  • Masters Degree, Dr Abhirami Devi Commenced 2012, Eyelids in Malaysian Adult Sample Population, 2015/2016
  • Masters Degree, Dr Alliya Binti Badaruddin, Pending - 1st Year, 2015/2016
  • Masters Degree, Dr Indira Nadras Commenced 2010, Ocular Changes in Transfusion Dependent Thalassaemia Patients on Iron Chelating Therapy, 2013/2014
  • Masters Degree, Adeline Sia Sien Bing Commenced 2011, Anterior Segment OCT ZAAP changes with pupillary dilatation in normal and diabetic patients, 2013/2014
  • Masters Degree, Dr Nadine Henry Commenced 2011, Diabetes mellitus - correlation between HBA1C levels and severity of diabetes in cohort of patients at Hospital Terengganu, 2013/2014

Terminated
  • Masters Degree, Dr Terrence Soong, Corneal specular microscopy in diabetes mellitus in various races in Malaysia, 2008/2009
  • Masters Degree, Dr Hasliza Bt Ahmad Hassan - Year 2, Student failed Clinical Part 2 after 4 attempts, 2007/2008
  • Masters Degree, Dr Meera Annadurai - Year 1, Student resigned from course, 2007/2008
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Ongoing
  • Muhamad Faris B Radzuan (MEM150057) UMMP, 2015/2016, 1

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


POST GRADUATE
  • Masters in Ophthalmology, 2015/2016, 45, 613
  • Masters in Ophthalmology, 2015/2016(1,2), 45, 613
  • Masters of Ophthalmology, 2007/2008, 48, 608
  • Masters of Ophthalmology, 2006/2007, 30, 608
  • Masters of Ophthalmology, 2005/2006, 26, 608
  • Masters of Ophthalmology, 2004/2005, 26, 608
  • Masters of Ophthalmology, 2003/2004, 20, 608
  • Masters of Ophthalmology, 2002/2003, 20, 608
FIRST DEGREE
  • MBBS , 2015/2016(1), 150, 59
  • MBBS Degree (UMMP Syllabus), 2015/2016(1), 150, 62
  • MBBS, 2007/2008, 160, 52
  • MBBS, 2006/2007, 160, 52
  • MBBS, 2005/2006, 160, 52
  • MBBS, 2004/2005, 160, 52
  • MBBS, 2003/2004, 160, 52
  • MBBS, 2002/2003, 160, 52
DIPLOMA (IF APPLICABLE)
  • Diploma of Advanced Nursing, 2015/2016(1), 15, 2