Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • HEAD OF UNIT, Department, 01/04/2022 to present
  • Contribution to the management and care of COVID-19 patients in the year of 2021, Faculty, 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021
  • Ketua Penyelaras Pegawai Perubatan Siswazah, Faculty, 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2021
  • Chief Trainer Coordinator, Faculty, 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • M Ortho Surg, SURGERI ORTOPEDIK, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • MBBS, PERUBATAN DAN PEMBEDAHAN, MANIPAL ACADEMY OF HIGHER EDUCATION (MAHE), INDIA
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Editorial Board of the Journal of Hand Surgery (Asia Pacific) Volume, Editorial Board, 2021 to present (International)
  • National Specialist Register, Member, 2018 to present (National)
  • Pembantu Penyelia Pegawai Perubatan Siswazah Gred UD41, Teaching and Training Linkage, Since 2017 (University)
  • Malaysian Society for Surgery of the Hand (MSSH), Member, Since 2018 (National)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa (Pegawai Perubatan Siswazah) Covid-19 Task Force, Member, 2021 to 2022 (University)
  • Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) Life Member, Member, Since 2009 (National)
  • Penyelaras Pegawai Perubatan Siswazah, Coordinator, 2020 to 2021 (University)
  • Pengawas bagi Peperiksaan Profesional (Tambahan dan Re-Assessment) Peringkat 3.2 MBBS Sesi 2018/2020, Examiner, 2020 to 2020 (University)
  • UM Basic Microsurgery Course, Organising Committee, 2020 to 2020 (University)
  • Pengawas bagi Peperiksaan Profesional MBBS Peringkat 3.2 MBBS Sesi 2018/2020, Examiner, 2020 to 2020 (University)
  • Ahli Pasukan Root Cause Analysis (RCA) PPUM, Member, 2020 to 2020 (University)
  • Koordinator IT @ IT User Champion PPUM, Coordinator, 2018 to 2020 (University)
  • Malaysia Society For Surgery of The Hand (MSSH), Members of The Association, 2020 to 2020 (National)
  • Fellowship Training Programme at the Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Fellowship, 2019 to 2019 (International)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Program Bright Spark (BS) PPUM dan Sarjana Klinikal, Member, 2016 to 2018 (University)
  • Section Head for Silent Mentor Unit for the Year 2018 / Coordinator (Orthopedic Surgery) - Undergraduate Clinical Skill Training, Coordinator, 2018 to 2018 (University)
  • UM Basic Microsurgery Course, Organising Committee, 2018 to 2018 (National)
  • Ahli Pasukan Root Cause Analysis (RCA) PPUM, Member, 2018 to 2018 (University)
  • Ahli Pasukan Root Cause Analysis (RCA) PPUM, Member, 2018 to 2018 (University)
  • Ahli Pasukan Root Cause Analysis (RCA) PPUM, Member, 2017 to 2017 (University)
  • Assistant for MBBS Exam Clinical Case, Others, 2012 to 2013 (University)
  • Pembantu Koordinator Klinikal Jabatan bagi Peperiksaan Akhir MBBS, Others, 2012 to 2012 (University)
  • Basic Science Examination (Orthopaedic Surgery), Others, 2010 to 2010 (National)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • ORTHOPAEDICS (Brachial plexus surgery, Tetraplegia nerve transfers)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • MIA 2001 - MBBS STAGE 1 AND STAGE 2, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 2 )
  • MIA 4001 - PRACTICE OF CLINICAL MEDICINE 2; STAGE 3.2, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 2 )
  • MGI7002B - SURGERI ORTOPEDIK AKHIR B, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • MGI7002A - SURGERI ORTOPEDIK AKHIR A, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • HOUSE OFFICERS TEACHING AND TRAINING, Post Graduate, UMMC (2019/2020 - )
  • Teaching Activity
  • MIA - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • - - MTB27500 - Advanced Clinical Training, Master, University Malaya (2021)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2020
    • Then, J. W., Shivdas, S., Yahaya, T., Ab Razak, N. I., & Choo, P. T. (2020). Gamification in rehabilitation of metacarpal fracture using cost-effective end-user device: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Hand Therapy, 33(2), 235-242. doi: 10.1016/j.jht.2020.03.029
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Then, J.W., Ahmad, T.S., Ab Razak, N.I., Shivdas, S., Choo, P.T. (2020). Gamification in rehabilitation of metacarpal fracture using cost effective end user device: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Hand Therapy, 33(2), 235-242. (WoS)
    2019
    • Shivdas, S., Mansor, A., Ahmad, T.S. (2019). Orthopaedic Clinical Quiz. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal, 13(3), 88-89. (SCOPUS)
    • Jayaletchumi, G., Chung, W.H., Sachin, S., Amir, S., Khoo, S.S., Chandran, P.A., Ahmad, T.S. (2019). Intraosseous lesion of phalanx: Two similar cases but not the same. JUMMEC, 22(2), 1-3. (SCOPUS)
    2018
    • Shivdas, S., Hashim, M.S., Ahmad T.S. (2018). A 3-Dimensional Virtual Morphometry study of the Sigmoid Notch of the Distal Radius. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 26(3), 1-8. (WoS)
    2017
    • Jayaletchumi Gunasagaran, Ee Soon Sean, Sachin Shivdas, Shams Amir, Tunku Sara Ahmad. (2017). Perceived comfort during minor hand surgeries with wide awake local anaesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) versus local anaesthesia (LA)/tourniquet. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 25(3), 1-4. doi: 10.1177/2309499017739499 (WoS)
    Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
    2021
    • Ahmad, T. S. (Director), Gunasagaran, J., Shivdas, S., Amir, S., Khoo, S. S., Ting, R. J. (2021). Examination of Median Nerve [Video]. Published by UM Hand Surgery. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4gCMrzvvnE
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Private Funding
  • Efficacy and safety of thermo-sensitive anti adhesive barrier gel for preventing adhesion after flexor tendon repair, Co-Researcher, 2018 - 2022, Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (International)
  • Nail Trephination Versus Nail Bed Repair In Subungual Haematoma : Does The Method Of Tretment Affect Outcome?, Co-Researcher, 01/08/2019 to 31/07/2022, TABUNG UMSC CA.R.E (University)
  • MOSTI
  • The Creation of and Trials on Clinical Prototype of a Fixator for Correction of Fixed Flexion Deformities of The Digits, Consultant, 2017 - 2018 (National)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Gamification in rehabilitation of metacarpal fracture using cost effective end user device: A randomized controlled trial, Dr Then Jun Wei, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Morphology of distal end radius, Dr Lim Tze Chwen, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, NICHOLAS SOONG JIN YIH, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Clinical trial of prototype external digit device for correction of digital flexion deformity, Dr Nicholas Soong Jin Yih, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Ongoing
    • -, RAM KUMAR RAO A/L ATHINARAYANA RAO, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Long Term Outcome following Syndactyly release in University Malaya Medical Centre, Dr Ram Kumar Rao A/L Athinarayana Rao, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, NUR DALILA BTE AHMAD KAMAL, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • , 2022
    PATENT/IPR
    (Product Name),(Type),(Level)
    • MICROTUBE AND THE MEHTOD OF PRODUCING THEREOF, Patent (National)
    • AN APPARATUS FOR FLEXION DEFORMITY CORRECTION OF A DIGIT, Patent (National)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Surgeon OT COVID-19 Team (Hand Team Representative), 17/04/2020 to 31/12/2020
    • Attended and completed online COVID-19 Preparedness module, 01/04/2020 to 31/12/2020
    • Volunteer service to Limbs for Life Prostheses Centre, 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020
    • Volunteer service to Limbs for Life Prostheses Centre , 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
    • Volunteer service to Limbs for Life Prostheses Centre, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
    • Volunteer service to Limbs for Life Prostheses Centre, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017
    • Volunteer service to Limbs for Life Prostheses Centre , 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016
    COURSE ATTENDED
    (Course Title),(Venue),(Duration),(Level)
    Internal / External Course
  • EMERALD TEACHING AND LEARNING 2021, Microsoft Teams, 17/02/2021 to 02/03/2021
  • THE COMBINED THAILAND-MALAYSIA-SINGAPORE HAND MEETING 2019, Cadaveric & Surgical Training Center, Chiang Mai University & The Empress Convention Centre, Chiang, 18/09/2019 to 21/09/2019
  • BASIC LIFE SUPPORT COURSE, Academic Unit, Ummc, 01/06/2019 to 01/06/2019
  • TRAINING THE TRAINERS, Um, 02/12/2018 to 02/12/2018
  • AOTRAUMA COUSE - BASIC PRINCIPLE OF FRACTURE MANAGEMENT, Ipoh, Malaysia, 26/03/2018 to 28/03/2018
  • 3RD BRACHIAL PLEXUS CADAVERIC DISSECTION COURSE 2018, Lerdsin Hospital and Siriraj Hospital, Thailand, 13/03/2018 to 14/03/2018
  • PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING (PBL) TUTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR UMMP, Medical Education and Research Development Unit (Merdu), Fom Um, 26/07/2017 to 27/07/2017
  • MEDICAL CERTIFICATE IN CLINICAL HYPNOSIS, Lcch & Noceral, 25/02/2017 to 07/05/2017
  • DEPUYSYNTHES ADVANCED TRAUMA UPPER LIMB CADAVERIC WORKSHOP, Aasac, Ukm Medical Centre, 25/11/2016 to 26/11/2016
  • ACUMED BIO SKILL AND WORKSHOP, Klsmc, 12/11/2016 to 12/11/2016
  • WRIST ARTHROSCOPY WORKSHOP, Um Anatomy Dissection Hall, 08/10/2016 to 08/10/2016
  • SINGAPORE WRIST ARTHROSCOPY COURSE, Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre, Nus, 27/02/2016 to 28/02/2016
  • NATIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC ONCOLOGY REVIEW COURSE, Auditorium Utama, Hkl, 12/09/2015 to 13/09/2015
  • SPINE INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE, Ummc, 04/04/2015 to 05/04/2015
  • 11TH SURVIVAL SKILLS COURSE IN ORTHOPAEDIC CLINICAL EXAMINATION, Penang General Hospital, 14/03/2015 to 15/03/2015
  • 10TH CONGRESS OF ASIAN PACIFIC FEDERATION OF SOCIETIES FOR SURGERY OF THE HAND, Hilton Kuala Lumpur Hotel, 02/10/2014 to 04/10/2014
  • REGIONAL ARTHROPLASTY SYMPOSIUM, ADVANCED 2-DAY LECTURE SERIES, Nexus, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur, 14/08/2014 to 15/08/2014
  • ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA COURSE (OTC), Faculty of Medicine, Um, 30/07/2012 to 02/08/2012
  • BASIC MICROSURGERY COURSE, Um, 11/07/2012 to 13/07/2012
  • BASIC PRINCIPLE OF FRACTURE MANAGEMENT COURSE, Ummc, 14/12/2011 to 15/12/2011
  • ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • Examiner for Postgraduate Orthopaedic Training (SPOT) OSCE 2022, 15/06/2022 to 15/06/2022, National, (Internal Examiner)
  • Pengawas bagi Required Summative Assessment 2 (RSA 2) Peringat 2 Sarjana Muda Perubatan dan Sarjana Muda Pembedahan (MBBS) Sesi 2021/2022 - Kertas OSCE 2, 08/06/2022 to 08/06/2022, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Chief Trainer Coordinator, 18/05/2022 to 20/05/2022, University, (Event Coordinator)
  • Lecturer/ Trainer, 18/05/2022 to 20/05/2022, University, (Course Facilitator)
  • Scientific Committee Section Head (Hand Section), 15/12/2021 to 11/06/2022, International, (Event Coordinator)
  • Speaker (Biology of tendon healing & Splinting and rehabilitation) and Facilitator for Practical Sessions: Kessler, Adelaide and Running epitendinous suture, 25/10/2021 to 25/10/2021, University, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • Speaker for Topic: Common lumps in the hand - OSCE, 25/03/2021 to 27/03/2021, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • Organising Committee and Facilitator for UM Basic Microsurgery Course, 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021, International, (Course Facilitator)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Collaborative Linkage with UMMC Rehabilitation Department (Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist), UMMC, 2020 (University)
  • Collaborative Linkage with Top Glove International (TGI), Top Glove International: MICROTUBE AND THE METHOD OF PRODUCING THEREOF, 2020 (National)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • UM Basic Microsurgery Course, Upper Limb and Reconstructive Microsurgery Unit, NOCERAL, 2020 - 2022 (Committee Member)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Penghargaan Khas: Perkhidmatan Cemerlang kepada PPUM dalam menangani pandemik Covid-19, Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya, 2021 (GENERAL ACHIEVEMENTS)
    • Top 5 Finalist for the Mahmood Merican Best Masters Research Award, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association/ ASEAN Orthopaedic Association, 2021 (BEST PRESENTATION)
    • Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya (PPUM), 2016 (SERVICES)
    • Best Poster Award, 10th Congress of Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, 2014 (OTHERS)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Orthopaedic Surgeon (Upper Limb and Reconstrutive Microsurgery), University Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC), 01/12/2020 to 01/12/2022 (National)
    • Orthopaedic Surgeon (Upper Limb and Reconstrutive Microsurgery), University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), 01/12/2020 to 01/12/2022 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • Fracture of distal radius, NOCERAL Trauma Course , 08/07/2019 to 10/07/2019, Traumatology Unit, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery (University)
  • Nerve grafting and nerve transfer, National Basic Nerve Repair Workshop 2019, 27/06/2019 to 28/06/2019, Hospital Serdang (National)
  • Instructor, 1st Borneo Basic Microsurgery Workshop , 27/08/2018 to 30/08/2018, Jabatan Ortopedik HQE, POKKS & UMS (National)
  • Fractures of distal radius, NOCERAL Trauma Course, 30/07/2018 to 01/08/2018, Traumatology Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (University)
  • Demonstrator, NOCERAL Basic Plastering and Traction Course, 21/11/2017 to 21/11/2017, NOCERAL (University)
  • Fractures of distal radius, Basic Principles of Fracture Management , 02/10/2017 to 03/10/2017, Traumatology Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, FOM UM (University)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, 13th Malaysian Society for Surgery of the Hand (MSSH) Annual Scientific Meeting, 16/09/2017 to 16/09/2017, Malaysian Society for Surgery of the Hand (MSSH) (National)
  • Fractures of distal radius, NOCERAL Trauma Course , 17/07/2017 to 19/07/2017, Traumatology Unit, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery (University)
  • Complications Of Plaster Of Paris (POP) Casting, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) Trauma & Infection Meeting 2017, 31/03/2017 to 02/04/2017, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association & Asia Pacific Trauma Society (International)
  • Overview of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ceramah bagi Pegawai Perubatan Sarjana Perubatan Keluarga , 28/03/2017 to 28/03/2017, Jabatan Perubatan Rawatan Utama PPUM (University)
  • Principles of Tension Band Wire, NOCERAL Trauma Course, 05/12/2016 to 07/12/2016, Traumatology Unit, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist, 16th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 05/10/2016 to 05/10/2016, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Cast complications, Basic Principles of Fracture Management, 18/07/2016 to 19/07/2016, Traumatology Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, FOM UM (University)
  • EVENT ORGANISER
  • Event Organiser, Hand and Microsurgery Workshop 2017, 06/10/2017 to 06/10/2017, Hand and Microsurgery Unit (University)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • ENCHONDROMA: AN INCIDENTAL FINDINGS ON IMAGE INTENSIFIER MACHINE, 50th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association (MOA) Annual Scientific Meeting 2021, incorporating 40th ASEAN Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Annual Congress 2021, 22/06/2021 to 26/06/2021, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association/ ASEAN Orthopaedic Association (International)
  • ADULT PREAXIAL POLYDACTYLY: A CASE SERIES, 50th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association (MOA) Annual Scientific Meeting 2021, incorporating 40th ASEAN Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Annual Congress 2021, 22/06/2021 to 26/06/2021, MOA & AOA (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • Case examination of patients, 12th Malaysian Society for Surgery of the Hand (MSSH) Annual Scientific Meeting & Wrist Arthroscopy Workshop, 06/10/2016 to 08/10/2016, Malaysian Society For Surgery of the Hand (MSSH) (National)
  • 3-Dimensional Morphometry of Sigmoid Notch of Radius - A Methodology, 10th Congress of Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of The Hand, 02/10/2014 to 04/10/2014, APFSSH, MSSH, APFSSHT (International)
  • OTHERS
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist , 30th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 12/08/2020 to 14/08/2020, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 30th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 12/08/2020 to 14/08/2020, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structure at the wrist, 29th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 10/01/2020 to 10/01/2020, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 29th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 08/01/2020 to 10/01/2020, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 28th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 09/10/2019 to 11/10/2019, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist , 27th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 12/07/2019 to 12/07/2019, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 27th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop , 10/07/2019 to 12/07/2019, Silent Mentor FOM UM (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist , 26th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 12/04/2019 to 12/04/2019, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist, 26th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 10/04/2019 to 12/04/2019, Silent Mentor FOM UM (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist, 25th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 18/01/2019 to 18/01/2019, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 25th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 16/01/2019 to 18/01/2019, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 24th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 24/10/2018 to 26/10/2018, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist , 24th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 24/10/2018 to 26/10/2018, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist , 23rd Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 02/08/2018 to 03/08/2018, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 23rd Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 01/08/2018 to 03/08/2018, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist, 22nd Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 20/04/2018 to 20/04/2018, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 22nd Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 18/04/2018 to 20/04/2018, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist, 21st Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 26/01/2018 to 26/01/2018, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching, 21st Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 24/01/2018 to 26/01/2018, Silent Mentor Programme (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist, 19th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop, 21/07/2017 to 21/07/2017, Silent Mentor, FOM UM (University)
  • Undergraduate teaching - Structures at the wrist, 18th Silent Mentor Medical Students Workshop (Workshop), 21/04/2017 to 21/04/2017, Silent Mentor, FOM UM (University)