Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
BIOGRAPHY

Graduate of University College Dublin (National University Ireland) in 2005, she obtained Intercollegiate MRCS 2008 and completed Irish Basic Surgical Training (CCBST) in Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 2009. Upon returning to Malaysia, she completed Master of Surgery in University of Malaya 2013, whilst serving as trainee lecturer to University Malaya Medical Programme. 

Upon appointment as specialist 2014 until today, she continues as full lecturer and Surgical Co-ordinator for 3.3 UMMP undergraduate Medical Programme and Trainee Examiner for Postgraduate Master of Surgery. She sub-specialises in Colorectal Surgery, training in UM, UKM and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. She is actively involved in national surgical training, spearheading surgical development of online E- portfolio as per National Curriculum NPMC. She is currently Co-Director of CCriSP Programme with College of Surgeons, local UM liason for co-ordination of RCSE's MRCS and JSCFE FRCS examinations and now Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in UMMC. 

She has a keen interest in advanced colorectal cancer surgery including Pelvic Exenteration, Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC as well as PIPAC and is Malaysian representative in PelvEx Collaborative. She has helped set up and continue the multidisciplinary team exenteration and extended resection teams for UMMC. 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Supervisor, University Malaya, 01/07/2018 to 10/01/2022
  • Supervisor, University Malaya, 01/06/2018 to 10/01/2022
  • Coordinator, International, 11/12/2021 to 12/12/2021
  • Supervisor, University Malaya, 01/02/2020 to present
  • Supervisor, University Malaya, 01/02/2020 to present
  • Pemeriksa Semasa , Faculty, 08/01/2020 to 08/01/2020
  • Houseman Co-ordinator, University Malaya, 01/01/2014 to 30/06/2016
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 30/11/2014 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • BACHELOR OF MEDICINE, BACHELOR OF SURGERY, BACHELOR OF OBSTETRICS, PERUBATAN DAN PEMBEDAHAN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND (NUI GALWAY)
  • FELLOWSHIP, COLORECTAL SURGERY, PUSAT PERUBATAN UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA (PPUKM)
  • FELLOWSHIP, COLORECTAL SURGERY, ROYAL PRINCE ALFRED HOSPITAL, SYDNEY
  • MSurg, SURGERY, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • COLORECTAL SURGERY
  • General Surgery
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • MTEJ2101 - BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE (DENTISTRY), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - )
  • MTEJ2101 - BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES (DENTISTRY), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - )
  • Problem Based Learning, Klang- The Groin Lump, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 2 )
  • Problem Based Learning Klang , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 1 )
  • Lecture: Interpreting GI and HPB Investigations , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • Introduction to Abdominal Examination , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Wong SW, Ling DY, Yeow RQ, Chong RW, Aziz MRA, Aziz N, Poh KS, Roslani AC. (2021). Clinicopathological Patterns and Survival Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer among Young Adults in Malaysia: An Institutional Cohort Study. SMJ 2021; doi: 10.11622/smedj.2021051 (online ahead of print) (WoS)
    • GlobalSurg Collaborative (2021). Global variation in postoperative mortality and complications after cancer surgery: a multicentre, prospective cohort study in 82 countries. The Lancet, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00001-5 (WoS)
    2020
    • Letter Open access The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Management of Locally Advanced Primary/Recurrent Rectal Cancer Chok, A.Y., Kontovounisios, C., Rasheed, S., ...Winter, D.C., Tekkis, P.P. British Journal of Surgery, 2020, 107(11), pp. e547 e548
    • GlobalSurg Collaborative. Surgical site infection after gastrointestinal surgery in children: an international, multicentre, prospective cohort study. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 Dec;5(12):e003429. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003429. PMID: 33272940 (WoS)
    2019
    • PelvEx Collaborative ( 2019). Palliative pelvic exenteration: A systematic review of patient-centered outcomes. European Journal Of Surgical Oncology 45(10), 1787-1795. (WoS)
    • GlobalSurg Collaborative, (2019). Global variation in anastomosis and end colostomy formation following left-sided colorectal resection. BJS Open, 3(3):403-414. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.50138. eCollection 2019 Jun (WoS)
    2018
    • GlobalSurg Collaborative. (2018). Surgical site infection after gastrointestinal surgery in high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries: a prospective, international, multicentre cohort study. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30101-4 (WoS)
    • GlobalSurg Collaborative (2018). Management and Outcomes Following Surgery for Gastrointestinal Typhoid: An International, Prospective, Multicentre Cohort Study. World J Surg. 2018 Oct; 42(10):3179-3188. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4624-8. (WoS)
    2013
    • Sow,YL,Nora Abdul Aziz,KL Ng.2013.Thyroid Rupture Secondary to Blunt Neck Trauma American Journal of Emergency Medicine (in press) DOI:10.1016/j.ajem.2012.12.005 (WoS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Pelvex
  • Pelvex Collaborative , Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2030, Pelvex (International)
  • SUPERVISION
    External Supervision
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Incidence of MSI/Deficient MMR Status in Colorectal Cancer Cases in Universiti Malaya Medical Centre, MGT 170005, University Malaya Medical Centre (Ummc) (Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya)(Ppum) (Post Graduate Student)
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • -, RANCHINI MURGAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, RISHIHARAN ANANDARAJ, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, RAJIV KAMALAGARAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, MOHD AERUAN BIN YUSOFF, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, RISHIHARAN ANANDARAJ, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, ASYRAF BIN MOHD ZUKI, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, THEIYALLEN AMBIKAPATHI, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Ongoing
    • Colorectal Admission Database, 2021
    • Concordance between MRI and CT scans in post-RAPIDO Trial Patients, 2021
    • Concordance of Pre and Post CCRT MRI in Rectal Cancer, 2021
    • Correlation of post adjuvant radiotherapy magnetic resonance imaging and histopathology in rectal cancer, 2021
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Colon Cancer Survivor Day , 13/12/2014 to 13/12/2014
    • Colon Cancer Awareness and Screening Programme EMPOWERED, 24/11/2012 to 24/01/2012
    • Breast Cancer Awareness and Screening programme EMPOWERED, 12/03/2011 to 12/03/2011
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • OBSERVER IN MASTER OF SURGERY EMXAMINATION, 20/11/2021 to 23/01/2022, University, (Participant)
  • Postgraduate Surgical Examiners Training Workshop, 11/11/2021 to 12/11/2021, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • MASTER OF SURGERY EXAMINATION 2021- EXAMINER OBSERVER, 27/10/2021 to 22/11/2021, National, (Internal Evaluator)
  • VACCINATION PROGRAMME RECRUITMENT FOR UMMC PATIENTS, 12/08/2021 to 10/01/2022, National, (Participant)
  • Final Proof Reading and Review of Barrier Examination MCQ Papers 2021, 03/06/2021 to 03/06/2021, University, (Internal Assessor)
  • FORMATION OF BEDSIDE SOP FOR CLINICAL SURGERY TRAINING, 01/03/2021 to 01/01/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  • COVID ERA MODIFICATION OF SURGICAL LOGBOOK REQUIREMENT, 14/01/2021 to 14/01/2021, University, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • REVISION OF SURGICAL POSTING FOR ON-SITE AND OFF-SITE TIMETABLE FOR COVID, 13/12/2020 to 11/07/2021, University, (Reviewer)
  • Eportfolio, 05/12/2020 to 10/01/2022, National, (Reviewer)
  • PRESENTATION ON HIPEC AND PIPAC, 04/03/2020 to 04/03/2020, National, (Participant)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Best Poster Award, ACOMOS, 2012 (SPECIAL)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    POSTER PRESENTER
  • Thyroid Rupture: Blunt Neck Trauma, 13th Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons Congress 2012, 26/03/2012 to 28/03/2012, The College of Surgeons, Singapore and The Academy of Medicine, Singapore (International)