PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. SHIREEN ANNE NAH HAN YIEN

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
 
  shireen.nah@um.edu.my
 Department of Surgery, Office of The Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Publons Link
  https://publons.com/researcher/1609645/shireen-anne-nah/
Scopus ID Link
  http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=36017262300

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Council, 2016 to 2020, (National)
  • Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Member, 2020 to 2020, (National)
  • College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Council, 2021 to 2024, (National)
  • British Association of Paediatric Surgeons, International Member, 2021 to 2022, (International)

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


  • Chairman, National, 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2022 (NATIONAL CONJOINED BOARD FOR PAEDIATRIC SURGERY)
  • Paediatric Surgery National Conjoined Board Member, National, 12/05/2020 to 30/09/2022 (National Conjoined Board Member - Paediatric Surgery)
  • Covid Training and Education , Faculty, 18/03/2020 to 09/06/2020 (Covid Training and Education Workforce)
  • Programme Coordinator, National, 18/03/2020 to 17/03/2022 (Master of Paediatric Surgery)
  • Head of Section, Faculty, 09/03/2020 to 30/09/2022 (Head, Division of Paediatric Surgery)
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 06/01/2020 to 30/09/2022 (Postgraduate Thesis Coordinator, Master of Paediatric Surgery)
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 06/01/2020 to 30/09/2022 (Deputy Chairman, Postgraduate Vetting Committee, Master of Paediatric Surgery )

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Surgery (Paediatric surgery, Neonatal surgery, Health services)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2011
  • Nah SA & Pierro A (2011). Malrotation. In Puri P (Ed) Newborn Surgery. Hodder Education Publishers. 
Article in Academic Journals

2021
  • Mahat N, Zubaidi SA, Soe HHK, Nah SA. Paediatric surgical response to an 'adult' COVID-19 pandemic. Med J Malaysia. 2021 May;76(3):284-290. PMID: 34031324. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • COVIDSurg Collaborative, GlobalSurg Collaborative (2021). Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2infection: and international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, doi: 10.1111/anae.15458 (early view) (ISI-Indexed)

2020
  • Sii KS Cornilia, Lee JA, Nah SA. Early experience with universal preoperative and pre-procedural screening for COVID-19 in low risk paediatric surgical patients requiring general anesthesia. Pediatr Surg Int. Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Dec;36(12):1407-1411. doi 10.1007/s00383-020-04760-7 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Othman MY, Blair S, Nah SA, et al. Pediatric Solid Tumor Care and Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards in Low- and Middle-Income Countries in Southeast Asia. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020;6:1328-1345. doi:10.1200/GO.20.00284 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sanmugam, A; Vythilingam, G; Singaravel, S; Nah, SA 2020. Assess, adapt and act: a paediatric surgery division's initial approach in a rapidly evolving pandemic. Pediatr Surg Int 2020 Aug;36(8):925-931. doi: 10.1007/s00383-020-04704-1. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hui, W.J., Pikkarainen, M., Nah, S.A., Nah, S.N.J., Pölkki, T., Wang, W. & He, H.G.* (2020). Parental Experiences While Waiting for Children Undergoing Surgery in Singapore. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. J Pediatr Nurs. 2020 May-Jun;52:e42-e50. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2020.01.004. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Home- Initiated-Programme-to-Prepare-for-Operation: evaluating the effect of an animation video on peri-operative anxiety in children - A randomised controlled trial. Tanuja Nair, Candy S.C. Choo, Nur S. Abdullah, SuMin Lee, Lois L.E. Teo, Yong Chen, Shireen A. Nah and Li W. Chiang. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2020;37:1-9. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chiang JJY, Angus MI, Nah SA, Jacobsen AS, Low Y, Choo CSC, Yap TL, Chen Y.Time course response of inflammatory markers in pediatric appendicitis. Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Apr;36(4):493-500. doi: 10.1007/s00383-020-04620-4. Epub 2020 Feb 22. (ISI-Indexed)
  • GYH Ng, SA Nah, OH Teoh, LY Ong. Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Children: Factors Predicting Recurrence and Contralateral Occurrence. Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Mar;36(3):383-389. doi: 10.1007/s00383-020-04619-x. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, Singaravel S, Sanmugam A. Do-It-Yourself surgical simulation kits: one academic centre’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia. Acad Med 2020. Online ahead of print. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lin Kyaw, Candy SC Choo, Lin Yin Ong, Te-Lu Yap, Harvey J Teo, Shireen Anne Nah. Management of acute testicular pain in children: changing trends with improvements in scrotal ultrasound over 18 years. Singapore Med J 2020. Accepted for publication. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Max Knaapen M, Nigel J Hall, Darcy Moulin, Johanna H. van der Lee, Nancy J Butcher, Peter C Minneci, Jan F Svensson, Shawn D St. Peter, Susan Adams, Shireen A Nah, Erik D Skarsgard, Augusto Zani, Sherif Emil, Janne S Suominen, Dayang A Aziz, Rambha Rai, Martin Offringa, Ernst W van Heurn, Roel Bakx, Ramon R Gorter. On behalf of the pediatric appendicitis COS development group. International Core Outcome Set for acute simple appendicitis in children: Results of a systematic review, Delphi study, and focus groups with young people. Ann Surg 2020. Accepted for publication. (ISI-Indexed)

2019
  • Wong SSM, Wong KPL, Angus MIL, Chen Y, Choo CSC, Nah SA. A pilot study comparing parent and adolescent online health information seeking behaviours in elective pediatric surgical situations. Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Feb;36(2):227-233 doi: 10.1007/s00383-019-04592-0. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lin Kyaw, Natalie Kate Pereira, Chen Xiang Ang, Candy S. C. Choo & Shireen Anne Nah. Parental preferences in treatment of acute uncomplicated appendicitis comparing surgery to conservative management with antibiotics and their views on research participation. Eur J Pediatr 2020 May;179(5):735-742. DOI 10.1007/s00431-019-03555-w (ISI-Indexed)
  • Knaapen M, Hall NJ, van der Lee JH, Butcher NJ, Offringa M, Van Heurn EWE, Bakx R, Gorter RR; Paediatric Appendicitis COS development group. (2019) Establishing a core outcome set for treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis in children: study protocol for an international Delphi survey. BMJ Open. 2019 May 22;9(5):e028861. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028861. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wee JJ, Park CJ, Lee YT, Cheong YL, Rai R, Nah SA. (2019) A simple classification of peritoneal contamination in perforated appendicitis predicts surgery-related complications. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020 Feb;56(2):272-275. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14591 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sim SKR, Nah SA, Loh AHP, Ong LY, Chen Y. (2019) Mechanical versus Chemical Pleurodesis after Bullectomy for Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2020 Dec;30(6):490-496 doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1697959 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wright NJ; Global PaedSurg Research Collaboration. (2019) Management and outcomes of gastrointestinal congenital anomalies in low, middle and high income countries: protocol for a multicentre, international, prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. Sep 3;9(8):e030452. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030452. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Loong S, Lian DWQ, Kuick CH, Lim TH, Nah SA, Wong KPL, Chang KTE. (2019) Novel TFG-RET Fusion in Spindle Cell Tumour with S100 and CD34 Co-Expresssion. Histopathology. 2020 Jan;76(2):333-336. doi: 10.1111/his.13971 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yap TL, Fan JD, Chen Y, Ho MF, Choo CS, Allen J, Low Y, Jacobsen AS, Nah SA. (2019) A novel noninvasive appendicitis score with a urine biomarker. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jan;54(1):91-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.10.025. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee LW, Chen YW, Choo CSC, Chen Y, Nah SA. (2019) Demographic factors affecting parental attitudes to clinical research in pediatric surgery: A pilot study. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 May;54(5):1019-1023. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Amuddhu SK, Chen Y, Nah SA. (2019) Inpatient Admission versus Emergency Department Management of Intussusception in Children: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis of Outcomes. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Feb;29(1):7-13. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • 9Nah SA, Ong CCP, Lie D, Marimuttu VJ, Hong J, Te-Lu Y, Low Y, Jacobsen AS.(2018) Understanding Experiences of Youth Growing Up with Anorectal Malformation or Hirschsprung's Disease to Inform Transition Care: A Qualitative In-Depth Interview Study. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Feb;28(1):67-74. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wong MKY, Sivasegaran D, Choo CSC, Nah SA. (2018) Parental Internet Use and Health Information Seeking Behavior Comparing Elective and Emergency Pediatric Surgical Situations. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Feb;28(1):89-95 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, Ong CCP, Saffari SE, Ong LY, Yap TL, Low Y, Jacobsen AS. (2018) Anorectal malformation & Hirschsprung's disease: A cross-sectional comparison of quality of life and bowel function to healthy controls. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Aug;53(8):1550-1554 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Lin YC, Lee YT, Feng JXY, Chiang LW, Nah SA. (2017) Prehospital Transport for Pediatric Trauma: A Comparison of Private Transport and Emergency Medical Services. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Dec;33(12):781-783 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yap BK, Nah SA, Chen Y, Low Y. (2017) Fundoplication with gastrostomy vs gastrostomy alone: a systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes and complications. Pediatr Surg Int. 2017 Feb;33(2):217-228. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chiang LW, Lee CY, Krishnaswamy G, Nah SA, Kader A, Ong C, Low Y, Phua KB. (2017) Seventeen years of Kasai portoenterostomy for biliary atresia in a single Southeast Asian paediatric centre. J Paediatr Child Health. 2017 Apr;53(4):412-415 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Singh RR, Nah SA, Roebuck DJ, Eaton S, Pierro A, Curry JI; PEG-RIG trial collaborators.(2017) Double-blind randomized clinical trial of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy versus radiologically inserted gastrostomy in children. Br J Surg. 2017 Nov;104(12):1620-1627 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, Ong SS, Lim WX, Amuddhu SK, Tang PH, Low Y. (2017) Clinical Relevance of the Nonvisualized Appendix on Ultrasonography of the Abdomen in Children. J Pediatr. 2017 Mar;182:164-169 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Yap TL, Chen Y, Nah SA, Ong CC, Jacobsen A, Low Y. (2016) STING versus HIT technique of endoscopic treatment for vesicoureteral reflux: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Dec;51(12):2015-2020. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lian BS, Ong CC, Chiang LW, Rai R, Nah SA. (2016) Factors Predicting Testicular Atrophy after Testicular Salvage following Torsion. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Feb;26(1):17-21 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Seow-En I, Loh AH, Lian DW, Nah SA. (2015) Thyroglossal duct cyst carcinoma: diagnostic and management considerations in a 15-year-old with a large submental mass. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jul 6;2015 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chen Y, Nah SA, Chiang L, Krishnaswamy G, Low Y. (2015) Postoperative steroid therapy for biliary atresia: Systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Sep;50(9):1590-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.05.016. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yap TL, Chen Y, Low WW, Ong CC, Nah SA, Jacobsen AS, Shen L, Low Y. (2015) A new 2-step risk-stratification clinical score for suspected appendicitis in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Dec;50(12):2051-5 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lim LY, Nah SA, Lakshmi NK, Yap TL, Jacobsen AS, Low Y, Ong CC. (2015) Undescended testis: Level of knowledge among potential referring health-care providers. J Paediatr Child Health. 2015 Nov;51(11):1109-14. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12911 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Feng XY, Nah SA, Lee YT, Lin YC, Chiang LW. (2015) Pedestrian injuries in children: who is most at risk? Singapore Med J. 2015 Nov;56(11):618-21 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Li FX, Nah SA, Low Y. (2014) Informed consent for emergency surgery--how much do parents truly remember? J Pediatr Surg. 2014 May;49(5):795-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.02.075. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, Yeo CS, How GY, Allen JC Jr, Lakshmi NK, Yap TL, Jacobsen AS, Low Y, Ong CC. (2014) Undescended testis: 513 patients' characteristics, age at orchidopexy and patterns of referral. Arch Dis Child. 2014 May;99(5):401-6. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-305225. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Chen Y, Nah SA, Laksmi NK, Ong CC, Chua JH, Jacobsen A, Low Y. (2013) Transanal endorectal pull-through versus transabdominal approach for Hirschsprung's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Mar;48(3):642-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.12.036 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan HL, Nah SA, Budianto II, Sehat S, Tamba R. (2012) The use of octyl cyanoacrylate (superglue) in hypospadias repair including its use as a fixator for urethral stents. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Dec;47(12):2294-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.09.022. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, Ong CC, Lakshmi NK, Yap TL, Jacobsen AS, Low Y. (2012) Anomalies associated with anorectal malformations according to the Krickenbeck anatomic classification. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Dec;47(12):2273-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.09.017. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, de Coppi P, Kiely EM, Curry JI, Drake DP, Cross K, Spitz L, Eaton S, Pierro A.(2012) Duhamel pull-through for Hirschsprung disease: a comparison of open and laparoscopic techniques. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb;47(2):308-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.11.025. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Pierro A, Nah SA. (2011) Surgical management of congenital hyperinsulinism of infancy. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2011 Feb;20(1):50-3. doi: 10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2010.10.009. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, Tan HL, Tamba RP, Aziz DA, Azzam N. (2011) Laparoscopic localization and microlaparotomy for focal isolated perforation in necrotizing enterocolitis: an alternative approach to a challenging problem. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Feb;46(2):424-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.11.045. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Bishay M, Giacomello L, Retrosi G, Thyoka M, Nah SA, McHoney M, De Coppi P, Brierley J, Scuplak S, Kiely EM, Curry JI, Drake DP, Cross KM, Eaton S, Pierro A. (2011) Decreased cerebral oxygen saturation during thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia and esophageal atresia in infants. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jan;46(1):47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.09.062 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, Giacomello L, Eaton S, de Coppi P, Curry JI, Drake DP, Kiely EM, Pierro A. (2011) Surgical repair of incarcerated inguinal hernia in children: laparoscopic or open? Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jan;21(1):8-11. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1262793. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Zani A, Nah SA, Ron O, Totonelli G, Ismail D, Smith VV, Ashworth M, Blankenstein O, Mohnike W, De Coppi P, Eaton S, Hussain K, Pierro A. (2011) The predictive value of preoperative fluorine-18-L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine positron emission tomography-computed tomography scans in children with congenital hyperinsulinism of infancy. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jan;46(1):204-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.09.093. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • McHoney M, Giacomello L, Nah SA, De Coppi P, Kiely EM, Curry JI, Drake DP, Eaton S, Pierro A. (2010) Thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: intraoperative ventilation and recurrence. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Feb;45(2):355-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2009.10.072. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nah SA, Narayanaswamy B, Eaton S, Coppi PD, Kiely EM, Curry JI, Drake DP, Barnacle AM, Roebuck DJ, Pierro A. (2010) Gastrostomy insertion in children: percutaneous endoscopic or percutaneous image-guided? J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun;45(6):1153-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.02.081. (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Anorectal Malformation And Hirschsprung's Disease: A Mixed Methods Population-based Study Of Functional Outcome And Quality Of Life, PI, 2020 - 2022, Private Funding, (National)
  • Analysis of The Cell Growth and Protein Secretion Capacity of Foreskin, Bladder and Ureter Cells With The Final Aim To Improve Medical Device Biocompatibility, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2022, International Funding, (International)
  • 178-CL-204, Phase 3, Double-blind, Randomized, Multicenter, Parallel Group, Placebo-controlled Sequential Dose Titration Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Mirabegron in Pediatric Subjects from 5 to, Co-Investigator, 2020 - 2022, High Impact Research (HIR), (International)
  • Evaluating the impact of COVID-19 on the psychosocial and mental well-being status of healthcare workers in paediatric services, Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2022, NONE, (International)
  • Paediatric tumour surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: an international, multicentre, observational cohort study (Global Health Research Group on Childhood Surgery and Injury (Global CSI) COVID Tumours), Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2021, NONE, (International)
  • Anorectal malformation & Hirschsprung's disease: a mixed methods population based study on functional outcome and quality of life, Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2022, UMSC Care Grant, (International)
  • Broad-based study on the impact of covid-19 on healthcare services for children, Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2025, NONE, (International)
  • Investigating the genetic basis of appendicitis by identifying associated germline sequences using genome-wide association analysis, Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2025, NONE, (International)
  • The influence of the COVID-19 paNdemic on the maNagement of pEdiatric appendiCiTis; an international multicenter cohort study (CONNECT Study), Co-Investigator, 2020 - 2021, NONE, (International)
  • Establishing a core outcome set for treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis in children: study protocol for an international Delphi survey., Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Management and outcomes of gastrointestinal congenital anomalies in low, middle and high income countries: protocol for a multicentre, international, prospective cohort study., Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2019, International Funding, (International)

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


  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University of Malaya, 2021, (University)

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


PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Paediatric Intestinal Failure, Paediatric Nutrition Therapy - Weekly Live Webinars, 2021-05-27 to 2021-06-24, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons & Fresenius Kabi, (National)
  • Acute Abdomen, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Teaching Course 2021,, 2021-08-05 to 2021-08-06, Paediatric Department and Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine UiTM., (National)
  • Transition Care for Adolescents and Young Adults With Anorectal Malformation and Hirschsprung Disease: Where Do They Go Next?, Asian Pacific Digestive Week 2021, 2021-08-19 to 2021-08-21, APDW Federation, (International)
  • Transcending Borders - The Growing Role of Virtual Managed Care Networks, 54th Annual Scientific Congress, College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 2021-08-27 to 2021-08-29, College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, (National)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • The Malaysian Perspective, PanSurg Webinar (Paediatric Surgery in the COVID-19 Pandemic), 2020-04-06 to 2020-04-06, Imperial College London, (International)
  • Teaching on the go, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, 2020-04-11 to 2020-04-05, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, (National)
  • Bowel management in children, Continence Care Workshop, 2020-11-25 to 2020-11-26, M&T Network, (Industry)
  • Children's Surgery: a global and national perspective, Incision Malaysia - Webinar on Global Surgery, 2020-11-28 to 2020-11-28, Incision Malayaia, (International)
  • Reflective practice, Department Supervisory Training Workshop, 2021-03-27 to 2021-03-27, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Short bowel syndrome in children Perioperative nutritional optimisation in children, Paediatric TPN Course, 2021-04-09 to 2021-04-09, Malaysian Medical Association (Perak branch), (National)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • "Management of Paediatric Constipation and Faecal Incontinence" with Dr Marc Levitt, Paediatric Surgical Webinar update, 2020-06-25 to 2020-06-25, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons and the Singapore Chapter of Paediatric Surgeons, (National)
  • Bowel management: a surgical team's perspective, Bowel management: a surgical team's perspective, 2020-08-27 to 2020-08-27, UMMC/Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons/Singapore Chapter of Paediatric Surgeons, (International)
  • Life as a specialist: What I wish I had known, Life as a specialist: What I wish I had known, 2021-06-05 to 2021-06-05, UMMC Division of Paediatric Surgery & Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, (National)
PRESENTER
  • PARENTAL PERCEPTIONS OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PAEDIATRIC SURGERY: A PILOT STUDY., European Association of Pediatric Surgeons Annual Congress, 2018-06-20 to 2018-06-25, European Association of Pediatric Surgeons, (International)
  • The combination of serum white blood cell count, neutrophil percentage and C-reaction protein in diagnosis of pediatric appendicitis, European Association of Pediatric Surgeons Annual Congress, 2018-06-20 to 2018-06-25, European Association of Pediatric Surgeons, (International)
  • Minimally invasive surgery versus conventional wide excision for pilonidal sinus: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual Congress, 2018-09-11 to 2018-09-15, Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, (International)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS AFFECTING PARENTAL ATTITUDES TO CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PAEDIATRIC SURGERY: A PILOT STUDY, Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual Congress, 2018-09-11 to 2018-09-15, Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, (International)
  • Management of acute testicular pain in children: changing trends with improvements in scrotal ultrasound over 18 years, Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons Annual Congress, 2019-03-13 to 2019-03-16, Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons, (International)
  • Post admission variables that increase time to scrotal exploration in the acute scrotum, Pacific Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual Congress, 2019-03-13 to 2019-03-16, Pacific Association of Paediatric Surgeons, (International)
  • HIPPO STUDY: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL TO EVALUATE USE OF HOME VIDEO TO PREPARE CHILDREN FOR SURGERY, World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgery 6th World Congress, 2019-11-01 to 2019-11-03, World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgery, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Country Lead Malaysia, Global Children's Non-Communicable Diseases Group, 2020, (International)
  • Speaker & collaborator, PanSurg, Imperial College London, 2020, (International)
  • International collaborator, Emma Childrens Hospital Amsterdam UMC, 2020, (International)
  • International collaborator, KK Women's and Children's Hospital & Duke-NUS Medical School, 2019, (International)
  • Speaker - Hari Motivasi, UKM Master of Paediatric Surgery, 2019, (University)

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


  • National Conjoined Board for Paediatric Surgery, National Conjoined Board for Paediatric Surgery, Chairman, 2021-2022, (National)
  • Education and Training Lead, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Committee Member, 2021-2022, (National)
  • Curriculum Restructuring for Master of Paediatric Surgery Programme, National Curriculum Project for Paediatric Surgery, Coordinator, 2021-2022, (National)
  • Deputy Chairman, National curriculum review, Master of Paediatric Surgery postgraduate programme, Universiti Malaya, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya, Committee Member, 2021-2022, (National)
  • National Conjoined Board Member for Paediatric Surgery, National Conjoined Board for Paediatric Surgery, Committee Member, 2021-2022, (National)

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


  • Evaluation committee for at-risk candidates ,  (2021 - 2021)
  • Interviewer for undergraduate applications, Faculty of Medicine, UM 2020/21, Undergraduate Intake Interviewer ,  (2020 - 2029)
  • Invited external examiner for the Master of Paediatric Surgery postgraduate programme, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia., Postgraduate Examinations ,  (2020 - 2029)
  • Examiner for the UMMP final year Barrier Assessment, Undergraduate Examiner ,  (2020 - 2029)
  • Thesis evaluation for Master of Paediatric Surgery postgraduate programme, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Thesis ,  (2020 - 2029)
  • Thesis evaluation, Master of Surgery (General) postgraduate programme, Universiti Malaya, Thesis ,  (2020 - 2029)
  • Reviewer for BMJ Case Reports, Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2023)
  • Postgraduate interviewer for Master of Paediatric Surgery - Conjoined UM/UKM, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2029)
  • Thesis evaluation, Master of Paediatric Surgery postgraduate training programme , Universiti Malaya, Thesis ,  (2019 - 2029)
  • Examiner for the Master of Paediatric Surgery postgraduate programme, Universiti Malaya, Postgraduate Examinations ,  (2019 - 2029)
  • Reviewer for the peer-reviewed journal Pediatric Surgery International, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2029)
  • Member of the Editorial Board for Pediatric Surgery International, one of the 3 top peer-reviewed journals in the subspecialty field of paediatric surgery. Duties include reviewing and providing feedback on journal submissions., Editorial Board ,  (2018 - 2029)
  • Editor for Pediatric Surgery International, a peer-reviewed ISI and Scopus indexed journal, Journail ,  (2018 - 2029)
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Surgery, the top peer-reviewed journal in the subspecialty of Paediatric Surgery, Article In Journal ,  (2012 - 2029)

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • MASTER DEGREE, Nooraini Mahat, -, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Mohd Khairulanuar Bin Shaari, -, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Mohd Zafran Bin Mohamad, -, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Chung Kuet Jun, Effectiveness of Table Salt in Treating Umbilical Granuloma: Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial in Malaysia, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Roshafiza Jaffar @ Harun, Anal dilatation in children with anorectal malformation after surgry: Daily versus weekly dilatation, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Sandhya Aruljoethy, -, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Carine Sun Chung Yine, Pneumatic reduction of intussusception: A single-center experience., 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Kuhaendran A/l Gunaseelan, Timing of Meconium Passage in Newborns, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Cheng Joo Qing, Correlation between anorectal manometry and clinical scoring systems in children with anorectal malformation after surgery, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Mohd Latiff Iqramie Bin Muhamad Zaki, -, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Gomalaadevee, -, 2018/2019
  • MASTER DEGREE, Kuhaendran Al Gunaseelan, -, 2018/2019
  • MASTER DEGREE, Cheng Joo Qing, -, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Carine Sun Chung Yine, -, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Roshafiza Jaffar @ Harun, -, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Roshafiza Jaffar @ Harun, -, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Ayna Nadia Binti Noor Aziz, -, 2016/2017

Completed
  • MASTER DEGREE, Muhammad Firdaus Bin Madzlan, Comparison of Infection Rate Between Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous and Open Surgical Insertion of Externalized Tunnelled Central Venous Catheter in Paediatric Oncology Patients., 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Lee Joo Ann, Laparoscopy assisted transanal pullthrough in Hirschsprung's disease: single centre experience and outcomes, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Muhammad Bin Che Yaacob, Efficacy of topical steroid application as an alternative to circumcision in children less than 5 years of age with physiological phimosis, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Rajiev A/l Sakaran, Evaluating electronic device as an adjunct therapy in pain management after unilateral herniotomy in children - a randomised controlled trial, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Muhammad Firdaus Bin Madzlan, -, 2016/2017
  • MASTER DEGREE, Rajiev A/l Raja Sakaran, -, 2015/2016
  • MASTER DEGREE, Muhammad Bin Che Yaacob, -, 2015/2016
  • MASTER DEGREE, Lee Joo Ann, -, 2014/2015

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


POST GRADUATE
  • Master of General Surgery, 2019/2020(1,2,3), 70,
  • Master of Paediatric Surgery, 2019/2020(1,2,3), 30,
FIRST DEGREE
  • CLINICAL ASSESSMENT, 2020/2021, 32, 10
  • CLINICAL ASSESSMENT, 2020/2021, 32, 4
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, 2019/2020(1,2,3), 600,
  • CLINICAL ASSESSMENT, 2019/2020, 16, 4
  • BARRIER ASSESSMENT CLINICAL (SURGICAL-BASED), 2019/2020, 16, 10