PERSONAL DETAIL


PROF. DR. RAJA AMIN BIN RAJA MOKHTAR

Professor
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603-79492441
  +603-79586360
  ramin@um.edu.my
 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9539-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • National Specialist Register, Specialist Refer, 2016, (National)
  • Malaysian Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons, President, 2017, (National)
  • National Specialist Register, Advisor And Member, 2019 to 2021, (National)

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


  • Chairman, International, 20/09/2019 to 22/09/2019 (National, 20/09/2019 to 22/09/2019 (Scientific & Annual Scientific Meeting 20th MATCVS and 1st Biennial South East Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Congress))
  • Head of Unit, University Malaya, 08/09/2019 to 08/09/2019 (Coordinator, University Malaya, 08/09/2017 to 08/09/2017 (1st Heart and Lung Centre of Excellence Meeting))
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 06/08/2019 to 07/08/2019 (1st Malaysian Uniportal Master Class with Dr Diego Gonzales Rivas)
  • Programme Coordinator, International, 25/07/2019 to 28/07/2019 (2nd International KL Review Course)
  • Programme Coordinator, National, 24/06/2019 to 29/06/2019 (3rd National Aortic Symposium)
  • Training Section Manager, National, 05/04/2019 to 06/04/2019 (National Curriculum for Cardiothoracic Surgery)
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 27/03/2019 to 29/03/2019 (Examiner, Faculty, MBBS Barrier assessment 3.2)
  • Coordinator, International, 22/02/2019 to 23/02/2019 (Coordinator, International, 22/02/2019 to 23/02/2019 (International FRCS Cardiothoracic Intercollegiate Examination))
  • Head of Unit, International, 16/01/2019 to 16/01/2019 (Advisor for the Neurosurgical Team for the 1st International FRCS Examination, International, 16/01/2019 to 16/01/2019 (International FRCS Intercollegiate Exam for Neurosurgery))
  • Head of Level/Level Head, University Malaya, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019 (active committee member AJK UMMC Jawatankuasa Code Blue , University Malaya)
  • Head of Unit, University Malaya, 04/06/2017 to 23/04/2022 (Chairman ECMO programme University Malaya, University Malaya)
  • Head of Unit, National, 23/07/2016 to 23/04/2022 (Academic Supervisor for Malaysian Board of Cardiothocracic Surgery Fellowship, National, 23/07/2016 to 01/06/2022 (Academic Supervisor for Malaysian Board of Cardiothocracic Surgery Fellowship))
  • Head of Level/Level Head, University Malaya, 01/07/2015 to 31/12/2019 (active committee member AJK UMMC Jawatankuasa Subkepakaran- , University Malaya, 17/06/2015 to 27/12/2019 )
  • Head of Unit, University Malaya, 01/01/2015 to 18/06/2015 (Technical Evaluation committee member for acquiring Surgical atrial fibrillation ablation system, Renal replacement therapy machine for CICU.)
  • Head of Unit, University Malaya, 01/07/2014 to 30/06/2015 (Technical Evaluation committee members for acquiring ventilator, BIPAP, surgical headlight, Surgical Ultrasonic scalpel, 3D Surgical telescopic video system, Main operating theater table.)
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 02/10/2013 to 26/11/2015 (Committee member for construction of new Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (Technical advisor))
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 01/05/2013 to 01/05/2014 (Technical Evaluation committee members for acquiring Echocardiogram machine,cardiopulmonary bypass machine and video assisted thoracoscopic instruments.)
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 17/07/2012 to 23/04/2022
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 07/03/2012 to 13/08/2014 (Committee member for Cardiology Hybrid Catheter Laboratory/OT construction. (Technical advisor))
  • Head of Unit, University Malaya, 04/11/2011 to 05/11/2011 (Chairman, University Malaya, 05/11/2012 to 05/11/2012 (Organizing Chairman for Minimally invasive Mitral Valve Surgery - National Level in UMMC))
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 01/09/2009 to 23/04/2022 (Examiner, University Malaya, for Clinical Exam for Department of Surgery for Final MBBS examination)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Surgery (Lung & Mediastinal Tumour Surgery (Lung Cancer, Mediastinal Tumour Resection & Thymectomy))
  • Surgery (Surgery for Palmar Hyperhydrosis)
  • Surgery (Paediatrics Congenital Heart Surgery and Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease Surgery)
  • Surgery (Off pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
  • Surgery (Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair)
  • Surgery (Complex Aortic Surgery for Aortic Aneurysm & Dissection, Root enlargement & Valve Sparring Aortic Root Surgery)
  • Surgery (Redo CABG, Total Arterial CABG, MIDCAB)
  • Surgery (Minimally Invasive Aortic & Mitral Valve Surgery)
  • Surgery (MIRPE (Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum))
  • Surgery (CABG for Complex Coronary Artery Diseases)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Krishnasamy S. (2019). Obstructive sleep apnoea and open heart surgery : a review of its incidence and impact to patients. Journal of Thoracic Disease, td.2019.11.44 (ISI-Indexed) (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Hashim S, Amin MA, Nair A, Mokhtar RA, Krishnasamy S, Cheng K. A flowmeter technique to exclude internal mammary artery anastomosis error in an arrested heart. Heart, Lung Circulation (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Hashim S,Chin LY, Krishnasamy S , Sthaneswar P , Raja Mokhtar RA 2015. Effect of sternal closure with biological bone adhesive on pain visual analogue score and serum cytokine. Journal Cardiothoracic Surgery 2015 Mar 17;10:32 (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Nanotechnology for biomaterial in heart valve surgery, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2020, NONE
  • OPEN SAPHENOUS VEIN HARVEST VERSUS ENDOSCOPIC SAPHENOUS VEIN HARVEST IN UMMC: A HISTOLOGY AND IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STUDY COMPARISON, Consultant, 2015 - 2017, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • 3D Rapid Prototyping Cardiac Model As A Teaching Tool For Medical Students, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2015, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation, (National)
  • Impact Of Information Technology Application On Psychological Well-being Among Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery, Consultant, 2014 - 2015, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Vision Cardiac Surgery.vascular Events In Surgery Patients Cohort Evaluation-cardiac Surgery. A Large, Multicenter, International Cohort Study Evaluating Major Vascular Events In Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery, Consultant, 2014 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • Biologic bone cement enhanced sternal closure following sternotomy in open heart surgery patients: A randomized controlled trial, Consultant, 2012 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Unrecognized Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Cardiac Surgery Patients in the Asian Population, Consultant, 2012 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • EFFICACY IN CONTROLLING BLEEDING POST-CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY USING LOCAL APPLICATION OF TRANEXAMIC ACID AND INTRAVENOUS TRANEXAMIC COMPARED TO INTRAVENOUS TRANEXAMIC. A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL., Main Supervisor, 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)

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


  • Electrospinning of strengthened PTFE for tissue engineered biomaterial in medicine, Project ,  (2019 - 2020)

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


  • Advisor to Malaysian-Qatar Business Council on medical related opportunities , (International), 01/07/2019 until 30/06/2021
  • Presiden, Pertubuhan Memperkasa & Pembangunan Masyarakat (PMPM)- NGO to help to empower and develop communities & Society., (National), 01/01/2019 until 31/12/2021
  • CHAIRMAN, SUBCOMMITTEE FOR AMBULANCE, EMERGENCY SERVICES & ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS, MALAYSIAN RED CRESCENT SOCIETY, (National), 01/01/2019 until 31/12/2020
  • Jemputan sebagai penceramah bagi kursus "Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) 2017" ceramah bertajuk " , (Community), 01/11/2017 until 03/11/2017
  • Advisor & participant, FLOTTILA FOR MYANMAR - emergency food & supplies to the Rohingya refugees in Cox Bazaar, Bangladesh., (International), 03/02/2017 until 17/02/2017
  • Task Force Committee Member - Wrote protocol for PEARLS (Pilot Study for Early Lung Cancer Screening). National Screening for Early Lung Cancer., (National), 07/11/2015 until 07/11/2015
  • Penasihat & Sukarelawan untuk "UMMC Flood Relief Team" bagi Misi Bantuan Bencana Banjir di Kelantan pada fasa 1 (28 Disember 2014 - 02 Januari 2015), (National), 28/12/2014 until 02/01/2015

SUPERVISION


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

Completed
  • Master Degree, Ronald Siaw Yong Hong, Open Saphenus Vein Harvest Versus Endoscopic Saphenus Vein Harvest In UMMC: A Histology, Immunohistochemistry Study Comparison., 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Dr Bong Ye Chen, Is the manufacturer provided Effective Orifice Area Index (EOAi) chart useful in predicting Patient Prosthesis Mismatch after valve replacement surgery in Malaysian, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Leow Yeen Chin, BIOLOGIC BONE CEMENT ENHANCED STERNAL CLOSURE FOLLOWING STERNOTOMY IN OPEN HEART SURGERY PATIENTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Dr. Saidah, Prospective Review of Unrecognised Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Cardiac Patients,, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Voon Kelvin, Is Routine Mediatinal Drain Swab Culture Useful In Predicting Sternal Wound Infection After Open Heart Surgery? A Prospective Observational Study, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Ashraf Cardesa, Assessment of the native left internal mammary artery in patients in UMMC,, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Nanthini Ponnuvelu, 3D Rapid Prototyping Heart Model as a Visual Aid for Interventional Management, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Dr. Kiran Kaur A/p Amer Singh, Retrospective Review of Management of Aortic Regurgitation in the setting of VSD, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Theevashini Krishnasamy, Efficacy In Controlling Bleeding Post-Coronary Bypass Surgery Using Combination Of Local Application Of Tranexamic Acid And Intravenous Tranexamic Compared to Intravenous TranexamicAcid Alone. A Randomized Controlled Trial., 2009/2010

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Seng Kit Ling, Correlation of Syntax Score and Outcome After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Among Different Ethnicities in UMMC, 2019/2020
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Nurul Huda, Nanotechnology to create biomaterial for heart valve in medicine, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Lee Yeong Sing, The Comparison of Predictive Value of Pre-Operative And Immediate Post-Operative Proteinuria For Cardiac Surgery Associated Acute Kidney Injury, 2014/2015

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


POST GRADUATE
  • MBCTS Cardiothoarcic Masters Programme, (2), 4, 2, 2019/2020(2,3), 3, 60
  • Advanced Diploma Perioperative Nursing, 2018/2019, 20, 4, 2018/2019(1), 20, 4
FIRST DEGREE
  • UMMP 3 b clinical teaching, 2018/2019, 2018/2019(1,2), 80, 24
DIPLOMA (IF APPLICABLE)
  • Post Basic Critical Care Nursing Teaching, 2017/2018(1), 30, 2, 2018/2019(1), 30, 2
  • Nursing Critical Care, 2019/2020(2), 23, 2, , 23, 2