Prof. Dr. See Mee-Hoong is an esteemed senior lecturer at the University of Malaya and a dedicated Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at the University Malaya Medical Center (UMMC). Graduating with her undergraduate medical degree from UPM in 2003, she continued her journey of academic excellence by earning her Master's Degree in Surgery (General) from the University of Malaya in May 2011.
Her profound commitment to medical education and practice led her to join the University Malaya Medical Faculty in 2012, where she specialized as a clinical lecturer with a focus on Breast Oncoplastic Surgery. Dr. See's pursuit of excellence extended internationally when she became an honorary fellow of Breast Oncoplastic Surgical Training at Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand in 2013. In 2016, she further honed her skills by completing advanced training in minimally invasive techniques and Cryoablation at Kameda Medical Centre, guided by the expertise of Dr. Eisuke Fukuma.
Dr. See holds a pivotal role as the clinical head of the Breast Surgery Unit at UMMC, leading a team dedicated to providing high-quality care to patients. Her passion for advancing medical knowledge has driven her to engage actively in a range of clinical research at the University of Malaya.
Her primary research interests encompass the realm of Clinical Breast Surgical Oncology, with a focus on pioneering techniques such as minimally invasive breast surgeries and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) in Breast Reconstruction. She has also played a critical role in developing Decision Aids in Breast Reconstruction and has been extensively involved in clinical trials centered on breast cancer oncological treatments, including Minimally Invasive and Breast Oncoplastic Surgery, Intraoperative Radiotherapy (TARGIT B Trial), and initiatives aimed at improving outcomes for breast conserving surgery and oncology treatment for breast cancer. Her extensive research portfolio extends to epidemiology, epigenetics, and biomarkers research for breast cancers.
Dr. See's commitment to medical leadership is demonstrated through her affiliations with esteemed organizations such as the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Breast Surgery International (BSI) under International Surgical Society, and the International Endoscopic and Robotic Surgery (IERBS) and International Breast Oncoplastic Society community. She has held positions as the vice chairman of the Breast and Endocrine Chapter, and she is a dedicated member of multiple surgical chapters, including Minimally Invasive Surgery, Breast and Endocrine Chapter, and Women in Surgery Chapter.
Currently, Dr. See serves as the deputy Head of Visibility Unit in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Malaya, where she continues to contribute to the enhancement of the university's reputation and impact. In addition, her visionary leadership is evident in her role as the head of the Asian Breast Surgery Forum (ABSF - an ECHO Project) in colaboration with the University of New Mexico’s Project ECHO®, heading the Asian Breast Surgery Forum which involved 12 Asian countries as spoke and expert teams, a collaboration involving 12 Asian countries as spoke and expert teams, aiming to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and expertise in breast surgery.