Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
 Department of Surgery, Office of The Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Paediatric surgeon with interest in general and paediatric urology; Research involvement in urethral tissue engineering and genetic studies in Hirschsprung's disease 

(Qualification), (Institution).

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

  • Academy of medicine Of Malaysia, Fellow Member, 2008, (University)

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

  • Chairman, National, 01/05/2020 to 31/12/2021 (Malaysian Medical Council Speciality subcommittee education - Paediatric surgery )
  • Chairman, National, 01/06/2019 to 31/08/2021 (National Postgraduate Medical Curriculum (NPMC) Project for Paediatric Surgery Writing Group )
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 01/12/2018 to 31/12/2020 (Acting head and programme coordinator )
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 01/12/2018 to 31/12/2020 (Master of Paediatric surgery program)
  • Member, University Malaya, 01/09/2017 to 31/12/2020 (Member of clincial quality committee of UMMC representing paediatric surgery unit)
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 11/08/2017 to 30/11/2020 (Exam Questions preparation and vetting Master of Paediatric surgery examination (Parts I and II and Entrance examination Master of paediatric surgery course )
  • Supervisor, Faculty, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2019 (Supervising postgraduates in paediatric surgery with provision of reports (academic and clinical) )
  • Member, Conjoint Board paediatric surgery, National, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2019 (The conjoint board membership has been continuing)
  • Member examination board, Master of Paediatric surgery examination part I and II, Faculty, 01/01/2016 to 31/01/2020 (Examinations held twice a year)
  • Committee memmber, Conjoint board paediatric surgery, , National, 24/02/2013 to 31/12/2019
  • Board of examiners member for paediatric surgery part I and part II examinations. Board of examiners member Part I & II examination general surgery , University Malaya, 01/05/2008 to 31/12/2019
  • Member interview selection committee for paediatric surgery postgraduates , Faculty, 01/04/2007 to 09/01/2015


  • Surgery (Paediatric Surgery )



  • Ramakrishnan, MS,Varma,KK, Dayalan N, Ravikumar KS, Thambidorai CR eds. 1996. Textbook of Paediatric Surgery: New Delhi,India: JAYPEE publishers. 
Chapter in Book

  • CR Thambi dorai 2007. Handbook of Perinatal medicine- Malaysian Association of maternal and neonatal health.- Neonatal surgical problems- pp 122-143. 
Article in Academic Journals

  • Aruljoethy, S., Ahmad, N.F., & Dorai, C.R. (2020). Pseudomonas aeruginosa septicemia with intestinal necrosis in an infant - Shanghai fever. Journal of paediatrics and child health. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Shung K. Tan, Anand Sanmugam, Mahmoud Danaee, Tindivanam M. Ramanujam, Mohan A. Nallusamy, Zakaria Zahari, Thambidorai R. Rao (2019) Transition of Care in Paediatric Surgery: Current practices and perspectives of paediatric surgeons in Malaysia (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Thambidorai CR (2018); The Need and Scope for Stem Cell Based Therapy in Hirschsprung Disease. Journal of Embryology & Stem Cell Research, 2(1): 000106. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Thambidorai CR (2018) Hypospadias Revisited. JSM Pediatr Surg 2(2): 1014. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Susana N. Biasutto, Jack Stern, C. R. Thambi Dorai, Nabil Eid, Julio Cárdenas Valenzuela, Guillermo D. Prat, Richar Paredes Orué, Eduardo Olivera, Oscar P. David: (2018) Theme debate: Part II: Argentine and Latinamerican universities situation in relation to the cadaveric material for Anatomy teaching; J clinical anatomy; 10(3): 120-124. DOI: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • HM Larsson, G Vythilingam, K Pinnagoda, E Vardar, EM Engelhardt, S Sothilingam, RC Thambidorai, T Kamarul, JA Hubbell & P Frey. (2018) Fiber density of collagen grafts impacts rabbit urethral regeneration. Scientific Report. 8, Article number: 10057 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Nor Azian Abdul Murad, 2Sue-Mian Then, Mohd Ridhwan Abdul Razak, Conjeevaram Rajendrarao Thambidorai, Sri Noraima Othman, Rosniza Mohamad Hussain, Mohan Nallusamy,Syed Zulkifli Syed Zakaria, Isa Mohamed Rose, Zarina Latiff, rahman Jamal (2017) Preliminary study shows novel variant detected in the screening of RET gene in Malaysian patients with Hirschsprung’s disease; Asia-Pacific Journal of Mol. Medicine 2017, 7(1):2 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Vythilingam G., Larsson, H.M.Pinnagoda K.Vardar E., Balet E-M., Thambidorai R., Kamarul T. ,Hubbell J., Frey P. Off the shelf tissue-engineered material for urethral reconstruction Eur Urol Suppl 2017; 16(3);e1787-1788 (ISI-Indexed)
  • .... Vythilingam, G, Larsson, HM,Pinnagoda, K Vardar, E, Balet, EM Thambidorai, R Sothilingam, S Kamarul, T Hubbell J, Frey, P., (2017). Tissue engineered graft for urethral reconstruction. BJU International. (120) 4:5-37. doi: 10.1111/bju.14029 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Kalitha Pinnagoda , Hans M. Larsson , Ganesh Vythilingam , Elif Vardar , Eva-Maria Engelhardt , Rajendrarao C. Thambidorai , Jeffrey A. Hubbell , Peter Frey (2016) Engineered acellular collagen scaffold for endogenous cell guidance, a novel approach in urethral regeneration Acta Biomaterialia 43 (2016) 208 217 (ISI-Indexed)
  • HM Larsson, G Vythilingam, K Pinnagoda, E Vardar1, EM Balet, CR Thambidorai, JA, Hubbell, and P Frey. Off-the shelf scaffolds: the future of urethroplasty,. European Cells and Materials 31:1; 2016; DOI:10.22203/eCM (ISI-Indexed)

  • Koong JK, Vythialingam V, Rozalli FI, Thambidorai CR.2015. Midgut volvulus: a rare cause of intestinal obstruction in adults. ANZ J surg. DOI: 10.1111/ans.13343 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thambidorai CR, Tammy HQ eoh T, Zulfiqar A, 2014. Spontaneous resolution of antenatally diagnosed ureterocele. J Ind Assoc Paed surgeons (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • CR Thambi dorai; 2013; An empty scrotum; e medici, Paediatric surgery module, online (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Abdominal pain and vomiting in a neonate, 2013, Parandeep Singh, CR Thambi dorai, emedici (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • CR Thambi dorai; 2013; An infant with a scrotal swelling; e medici: Paediatric surgery module online (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Edward Gibson, Thambidorai CR, 2013, An�infant�with�vomiting�and�bleeding�per rectum, Emedic, Paedaitric surgery module online (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Conjeevaram R Thambidorai, Srihari S, 2012. Use of urodynamics in children, ANZ journal of surgery, 82(1):124 (ISI-Indexed)
  • G Sivalingam, Abdullah MY, CR Thamidorai et al, 2012. Use of Alexis WPAR as silo in the management of Gastroschisis: Our early experience, ANZ journal of surgery, 82(1):118 (ISI-Indexed)
  • C.R. Thambi dorai, K. Hazlina, T. Sakti, P.L. Cheah and S. Subapriya, 2012, Jejunal stricture from compression by fallopian tube associated with autoamputation of an ovarian cyst: An unusual cause of neonatal intestinal obstruction. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, DOI 10.3233/NPM-2012-57011 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • CR Thambi dorai, 2012, A groin swelling in a 4 year old boy; e medici, Paediatric surgery module online (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Z. Rozman, C.R. Thambidorai, A.M. Zaleha, Z. Zakaria, M.A. Zulfiqar.2011. Lymphangioma: Is intralesional bleomycin sclerotherapy effective? Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal 7(3):1-8. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Faizah M.Z, Kanaheswari Y, Thambidorai C.R. Zulfiqar M.A. 2011. Echocontrast cystosonography versus micturating cystourethrography in the detection of vesicoureteric reflux. Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal. Volume 7, Issue 1 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Conjeevaram Rajendrarao Thambidorai, Zulfiqar Anuar Magnetic resonance urography in duplex kidney with ectopic ureteral insertion Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Year 2011, Volume 16, Issue 3 [p. 115-117] (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Thambi Dorai CR, Hamzaini H, Rohana R. 2010. Right heterotaxy with Hirschsprung's disease - a new association Clin Anat.23(4):455-9. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • CR Thambidorai, Latif K.E Adbel, A Zulfiqar.2010. Currarino's triad: Intraoperative ultrasound image- guided surgery. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Year 2010, Volume 15, Issue 4 [p. 137-138]DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.72438 PMID: 21170197 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • C R Thambi Dorai, H. Arief, Noor, MS Afidah. 2009. Ileal perforation in segmental intestinal dilatation associated with omphalocoele. Sing Med J 50(12):e412-4. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • C.R. Thambidorai,R. Raghu, A. Zulfiqar. 2008. Magnetic resonance imaging in anterior ectopic anus. Pediatric Surgery International 24(2):161-165. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Goh EH, Zarina AL, Thambidorai CR, Maizaton AA, Siti AM, Somasundram S. 2008. Amelanotic spitzoid melanoma in a prepubescent boy. Pediatric Surgery International 24(4):447-9. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • CR Thambidorai, A Wahab, AH Hamzaini Solitary mesenteric vascular anomaly presenting as acute abdomen Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Year 2008, Volume 13, Issue 3 [p. 115-117] DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.43820 PMID: 20011488 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thambidorai C R, Khaleed A. 2008.Transverse testicular ectopia: Correlation of embryology with laparoscopic findings. Pediatric Surgery International 24:3; 371-4. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • CR Thambi Dorai, Aman F. 2008. Laparoscopy for complicated appendicitis in Malaysian children. Singapore Med J 49 (12): 994-7. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • S Praveen, CR Thambidorai. 2007. Transmesenteric hernia with bowel ischemia in unusual site. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Volume 12, Issue 4 [p. 224-225], DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.40841 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Haritharan T, Islah M, Zulfiqar A, Thambi Dorai CR. 2006. Solitary vascular malformation of the clitoris. Med J Malaysia 61(2):258-9 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • CR Thambidorai, A Zulfiqar, J Rohana, S Venayagamurthy. 2006.IMAGES: MRI in central diaphragmatic hernia with intrapericardial herniation. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Volume 11, Issue 1 [p. 51-52] DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.24641 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Zulfiqar MA, Noryati M, Hamzaini AH, Thambidorai CR. 2006. Pneumatic reduction of intussusception using equipment readily available in the hospital. Med J Malaysia 61(2):199-203. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Rohana J, Latinah M, Thambi dorai CR, Kaur B.2005. Cholestasis in very low birth weight infants who received parenteral nutrition, Mal J Paeds & Child Health 14 (1&2) 21-26. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Thambi dorai CR, Imtiaz A, Nafiqudeen.2005.Torsion of a wandering spleen with `whorl sign¿ on CT scan- Case report and review of the pediatric literature Med J Malaysia 60(5):653-4. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • CR Thambi dorai, M.A. Quereshi, J. Shukri, A. Zulfiqar. 2005. Anorectal anomalies in adult females corrected by posterior sagittal anorectoplasty Med. J. Malaysia.60(2):226-228 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • M.S. Ismail, I. Sharaf, C.R. Thambidorai, A. Zainal, S. Somasundaram, S. Adeeb, M.Y. Sajjad, B. Bilkis, L.S.K. Felicia. 2005. Cardiopulmonary bypass in surgery for complex-combined vascular malformation of the lower limb- Case report Paeds surg. Intern.21(5):392-395 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Neo EN, Haritharan T, Thambidorai CR, Suresh V. 2005. Pseudomonas necrotizing fasciitis in an immunocompetent infant. Pediatr Infect Dis J 24(10):942-3. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Khairil OA, Zulfiqar A, Thambidorai CR, Nizam JM, Ahmad JT, Jamil MA. 2005. Ultrasound measurement of corporeal (penile) length in newborns. Med J Malaysia 60(4):469-74. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ramzisham AKM,Thambidorai CR. 2005. Perineal hamartoma with accessory scrotum, anorectal anomaly and hypospadias- a rare association with embryological significance Paed Surg Intern 21(6):478-81. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Hamidah A, Thambidorai CR, Jamal R.2005. Prolonged remission after splenectomy for refractory Evans syndrome--a case report and literature review. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36(3):762-4. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lew YS, Thambi Dorai CR,Phyu PT. 2005. A case of supercarbia following pneumoperitoneum in an infant Paediatric anaesthesia 15(4):346-9. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • C.R. Thambidorai, S. Ismail, K.Y. Chan, A. Haron; A. Zulfiqar. 2004. Spontaneous closure of a persistent post-traumatic pancreatic fistula in a child: incidental therapeutic effect of ERCP. Medical journal of Malaysia 59(1):120-122. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • C. R. Thambidorai, I. Muin, J. Razman, A. Zulfiqar. 2003. Currarino Triad with Dual Pathology in the Presacral Mass. Dis Colon Rectum 46(7):974-7. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Selvalingam S,Mahmud MN, Thambidorai,CR,Zakaria Z,Mohan, N, Isa, Sheila M.2002. Jaundice Clearance and Cholangitis in the First Year Following Portoenterostomy for Biliary Atresia. Medical Journal of Malaysia,57 (1). pp. 92-96. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • C.R. Thambi Dorai, A. Azmi, A.J. Rahman, S. Subathra, A.R. Hayati, A. Zulfiqar. 2001.Spermatic cord metastasis from a medulloblastoma Pediatric Surgery International 17(8):654-656. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Thambi Dorai CR. 2000. Umbilical evagination of the bladder with omphalocele minor. Pediatric surgery international 16(1-2):128-9. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Thambi dorai CR, Muthu Alagi V, Ng CE, Zulkifli I, Azhari Y. 1998. Mediastinal teratoma in a newborn -a case report Paed.Surg.International14(1-2):84-5. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Thambi Dorai CR, Smith AJ, Dewan PA. 1997. Mullerian Duct Cyst with a posteriorly prolapsing verumontanum.Aust.NZ J Surg 67(1):63-65. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Thambi Dorai CR, Shyamala J, Rajajee S, Vatsala BR, Thamilisai S. 1995, Acute acalculous Cholecystitis associated with enteric fever in children, Paed. Inf.dis. J 14(9): 812 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Thambi Dorai CR, Sparnon AL, Little KET, Bourne AJ, Byard RW (1994). Vascular thrombosis and recanalisation : a useful additional marker for testicular regression syndrome. Paed. Surg. Int. 9: 274-276. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Thambi Dorai CR, Dewan PA, Boucat HAP, Erlich J. (1994) Urolithiasis in Australian aboriginal children. Aust. NZ J Surg. 64:2: 99-102 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Thambi Dorai CR, Boucat HAP, Le Quensne GW, Toogood IRG, Bourne AJ, Byard RW. (1994) Unilateral Cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma with bilateral nephroblastomatosis - Paed. Surg.Int.9:2: 137-140. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Thambi Dorai CR, Smith AJ, Dewan PA. 1994. Adrenal Haemorrhage: presenting as acute scrotal swelling in a neonate.J. Paeds. & Ch. Health 30(1):72-3. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Thambi Dorai CR, Dewan PA, Boucat HAP. 1993. Urethral injuries in girls with pelvic trauma Eur. Urol 24(3):371-4 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Thambi Dorai CR, Kareem BA. Overlapping dislocation of pubic symphysis. The Br J Accid Surg 1991;2(4):329-330. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Thambi Dorai CR, Viswanathan R, McAll GLG (1991) Type IVA Choledochal cysts: Surgical management and literature review. Aust. N Z.J. Surg.61(7):505-10 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Thambi Dorai CR, Harun ZB (1991) Colonic tuberculosis with colonic carcinoma - A rare association. Postgrad. Med. J. 67(789):698 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Thambi Dorai CR, Kandasami P (1991) - Fournier's gangrene: Its aetiology and management. Aust. N. Z. J. Surg. 61(5):370-372. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Pillay RB, Thambi Dorai CR, Sharma K, Yap SK (1990) - Solitary thyroid nodule -An evaluation by fine needle aspiration - Malaysian family physician. 2(2&3):33-35. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Thambi Dorai CR.1988. Ileosigmoid Knot- A case report. Sing.Med.J.29(4):413- 415 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thambi Dorai CR. 1988. Leiomyoma of Duodenum - A case Report.Med.J.Malaysia 43(1):87-89. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thambi Dorai CR. 1988. Solitary thyroid nodule - Experience in a District Hospital. Med. J. Malaysia. 43(1):55-58. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thambi Dorai CR.1988.Obturator hernia- Review of three cases. Sing. Med.J.29(2): 179-181. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Thambi Dorai CR. 1987. Intestinal obstruction in infancy due to mesenteric cyst.Case report. Sing.Med.J. 28(2): 566-568. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thambi Dorai CR.1987.Limy bile- A case report. Med.J.Malaysia.42 (2): 119-121. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Thambi Dorai CR. 1986. Giant inguinoscrotal hernia. A case report. Singapore Med.J. 27(2): 177-179. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thambi Dorai CR. 1986.Ischaemic gangrene of leg due to ring constriction: A case report. Med.J.Malaysia, 41(2): 173-176. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thambi Dorai CR.1986.Biliary ascariasis. Singapore. Med. J. 27(5):439- 441 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
Extended Abstract

  • Kalitha Pinnagoda, Ganesh Vythilingam, Elif Vardar b, EvaMaria Ballet b , CR Tambidorai, Peter Frey b & Hans Mattias Larsson (2018) Latest Progress in Tissue Engineered Urethral Regeneration: From Rabbit to Dog, a Step from Human Clinical Trial for Surgical Treatment of VSD (Variation of Sex Development): 89 RFC8.5 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Vythilingam G., Larsson H.M., Pinnagoda K., Vardar E, Balet E-M., Thambidorai R., et al; (2017) Tissue engineered grafe for urethral reconstruction, 26th Malaysia Urology conference, 2017 pp 112 (ISI-Indexed)

  • HM Larsson, G Vythilingam, K Pinnagoda, E Vardar, EM Balet, CR Thambidorai, JA Hubbell, P Frey Off-the shelf scaffolds: the future of urethroplasty (ISI-Indexed)

  • Rabbit Model For Urethral Tissue Engineering.2014.Thambidorai CR, Ganesh V., Ramamnujam TM, Haryanti A, Peter Frey, Kaltha Pinagoda.5th Malaysian Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Society Meeting. Abstract in Proceedings Page 73 - 73. 

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

  • Bioengineered collagen scaffold as an alternative to conventional buccal mucosa for substitution urethroplasty of distal urethral strictures? A pilot study, Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2021, Private Funding
  • A 24-week Randomized open-label study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Fesoterodine in subjects aged 6-17 years with symptoms of Detrusor over activity associated with a Neurological condition (Neurogenic detrusor over activity), Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, Private Funding
  • Acellular collagen tubular matrix for long urethraL regeneration in the dog- A preclinical pilot study, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
  • Functional reconstruction of urethra using acellular compressed FDA approved bovine collagen graft, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
  • Functional; Urethral Reconstruction By Acellular Compressed Collagen-fibrin By Hybrid Grafts In The Rabbit, PI, 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • FUNCTIONAL; URETHRAL RECONSTRUCTION BY ACELLULAR COMPRESSED COLLAGEN-FIBRIN BY HYBRID GRAFTS IN THE RABBIT, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Defecation pattern in primary school children in Urban Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014, NONE, (University)
  • Use of Microbial Cell Preparation (Probiotic) supplementation In treatment of idiopathic chronic Constipation in children- A Randomised Controlled Trial comparing Lactulose with microbial cell preparation., Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, NONE, (University)
  • RET gene mutation, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006 - 2011, UMBI, (University)

(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).

  • Reviewer- resource person, Resource Person, 2018-2021, Dove Medical press
  • Panel of judges, Resource Person, 2018-2018, University Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Editorial board member, Committee Member, 2017-2020, Journal of stem cell and embryology
  • Editorial board member, Editor And Reviewer, 2017-2021, Prits Kristine JSciMed Central- JSM Pediatric Surgery
  • AAPS Publication committee member, Reviewer And Editorial Activity, 2014-2020, Asian Association of Paediatric surgeons
  • Senior consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Clinical Consultant, 2010-2020, UMSC Sdn Bhd
  • Senior consultant, Clinical Consultant, 2009-2020, UMMC
  • Senior consultant paediatric surgeon, Clinical Consultant, 2009-2020, University Malaya Medical centre and University Malaysa specialsit center

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

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Cumulative Outstanding Contribution as a Reviewer, Malaysian Medical Association , 2019, (National)
  • Examiner , Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh , 2019, (International)
  • Certificate of Appreciation Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (Atls) Based On American College of Surgeons Committee On Trauma, College of Surgeons and Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 2018, (International)
  • Judge for Students Surgical Aptitude Skills -National) , College of Surgeons of Malaysia , 2018, (National)
  • Invited Faculty Mrcs Preparatory Course , Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh , 2017, (International)
  • Examiner Mrcs Part B Osce, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, 2016, (International)
  • Instructor, Atls Course, Atls Committtee, 2016, (International)
  • Life Time Contribution to Paediatric Surgery and Children Award, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2016, (National)
  • Examiner Mrcs (Osce) Intercollegiate Examination (Uk, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2015, (International)
  • Examiner Mrcs (Osce) Examination Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Surgeons of Ediniburgh, 2014, (International)
  • Appreciation as Reviewer, Medial Journal of Malaysia, 2013, (National)
  • Member Publication Committee Psi-Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2012, (International)
  • Appointed Vice-Chairman Publications Committee, Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2012, (International)
  • Certificate of Appreciation:Distinction as Reviewer by Medical Journal of Malaysia, Medical Journal of Malaysia, 2012, (National)
  • Instructor Certificate for Atls Course, Advanced Trauma Life Support Committee, American College of Surgeons, 2012, (International)
  • Appointed Co-Editor (Paediatric Surgery Section) E-Medici International Online Journal, E-Medici Journal Editorial Board, 2011, (International)
  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, Academy of Medicine Malaysia, 2008, (National)

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

  • Paediatric surgical symposium , 22 nd Asian Congress of surgery , 2019-08-02 to 2019-08-04, College of Surgeons of Malaysia , (International)
  • Principles in assessment: Postgraduate examination , Examiner's training course , 2013-11-06 to 2013-11-06, University Malaya , (University)
  • Groin lesions in children what is right!, Postgraduate update series , 2013-11-23 to 2013-11-23, Institute Paediatrics, Kuala Lumpur & Ministry of Health, Malaysia , (National)
  • Clues to pass clinical examination in paediatric surgery, Postgraduate update , 2013-11-23 to 2013-11-23, Institute Paediatrics & Ministry of health, Malaysia, (National)
  • Principles of Assessment, Miller's and Bloom's Taxonomy, EXAMINER'S TRAINING COURSE, 2014-03-15 to 2014-03-15, University Malaya , (National)
  • Neonatal tumours, NATIONAL PAEDIATRIC SURGICAL UPDATE 2014, 2014-03-22 to 2014-03-23, Malaysian association of paedaitric surgery,UKM, KKM and UM, (National)
  • Principles of evaluating higher order, EXAMINERS TRAINING COURSE, 2014-11-07 to 2014-11-07, University Malaya , (National)
  • Higher order thinking in assessment in postgradaute examinations, Examiners' training course, 2016-05-06 to 2016-05-06, Department of surgery and MERDU, (National)
  • Anorectal malformations in females, Masterclass in paediatric surgery, 2016-06-11 to 2016-06-12, Malaysian Assoxiation of paediatric surgeons, (National)
  • Anorectal Malformations: Definitions and Management Approaches, Paediatric Surgery Postgraduate Update, 2018-04-14 to 2018-04-15, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgery, (National)
  • Mock viva expert panel lecture , Mock viva session , 2018-04-15 to 2018-04-15, Malaysian Association of Paediatric Surgery, (National)
  • Thermal injuries, Trauma in extremes of Age: Paediatric Trauma: Total three lectures, ATLS provider course, 2018-08-14 to 2018-08-16, Academy of Medicine and College of Surgeons of Malaysia, ATLS association Malaysia, (International)
  • RET gene study , 22 Congress of Asian Assoc. Paed.surgeons, 2010-02-22 to 2010-02-24, Asian Assoc. Paediatric surgeons, (International)
  • Use of urodynamics in children, 81 st Annual scientific congress of RACS, 2012-05-08 to 2012-05-10, Royal Australasian College of surgeons, (International)
  • Off-the shelf scaffolds: the future of urethroplasty, TERMIS-EU 2016 Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2016-06-28 to 2016-07-01, TERMIS-EU, (International)
  • Off the shelf tissue-engineered material for urethral reconstruction, 32nd Annual EAU Congress London, 2017-03-25 to 2017-03-27, European Association of Urology, (International)
  • Tissue engineered graft for urethral reconstruction, Malaysian Urolgoy conference 2017, 2017-11-24 to 2017-11-26, Malaysian Urology assocaition, (National)
  • The efficacy of prednisolone therapy after Kasai portoenterostomy in improving early post operative outcomes, 14th Congress of ASEAN Society of Pediatric Surgeons (ASPS) congress , Vietnamese Society of Pediatric Surgeons (VSPS) Congress, 2019-09-25 to 2019-09-27, ASEAN Society of Pediatric Surgeons (ASPS), Vietnamese Society of Pediatric Surgeons (VSPS) , (International)
  • Currarino triad revisited, 23 rd Congress of the Asian association of paediatric surgeons , 2012-10-08 to 2012-10-10, Asian association of paediatric surgeons, (International)
  • Meatal stenosis in TIP urethroplasty, 23 rd Congress of the Asian association of paediatric surgeons , 2012-10-08 to 2012-10-10, Asian association of paediatric surgeons , (International)
  • Rabbit model for tissue engineering , 5th MALAYSIA TISSUE ENGINEERING REGENERATIVE MEDICINE SCINETIFIC (MTERMS) MEETING 2014, 2014-09-17 to 2014-09-19, Malaysian tissue engineering society , (National)
  • Do and Don t in writing a manuscript, Scientific Writing Workshop , 2019-12-14 to 2019-12-14, Dept of Surgery, (University)
  • Poster session-Trends in paediatric surgery, Asian Association of paediatric surgeons congress, 2016-05-22 to 2016-05-26, Asian Association of paediatric surgeons, (International)
  • A century of cancer research in Malaysia & what is to come, Stem cell and cancer symposium , 2018-10-17 to 2018-10-18, University Malaya , (International)

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

  • Honorary Editor, Journal of embryology and stemcell research, 2017, 24, (International)
  • Editor (Editorial board), International journal of surgical science , 2017, 24, (International)
  • Honorary Publications committee member of AAPS for Paediatric surgery International, Asian Association of Paediatric surgeons, 2012, 84, (International)
  • Vice Chairman, Publications committee, Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2012, 24, (International)

(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).

  • Panel of judges in judging technical skills in national level medical graduates, Advanced surgical skill section, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Clinical Consultant, 2018-2018, (National)
  • Coordinatot Master of Paediatric surgery course, University Malaya, Coordinator, 2018-2019, (University)
  • Curriculum stucturing, National curiiculum project of postgraduate studies, University Malaya, Committee Member, 2017-2020, (National)

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

  • Reviewer article. JUMMEC Faculty of Medicine University of Malaya, Article In Journal ,  (2021 - 2021)
  • Reviewer medical journal of Malaysia, Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2021)
  • Editorial board member for Emedici journal - creation of educative modules online for residents and postgraduate students - International publication Recenlty contributed a module on theuse of sedation in paediatric surgical practice in the "outside theatre environment" in May 2021, Online Journal For Postgraduate Education ,  (2020 - 2022)
  • Medical journal of Malaysia, Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • JSM Journal of Paediatric surgery, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2020)
  • Journal of Stem cell and embryology, Medwin publishers, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2020)
  • Collagen Tubular Matrix For Long Urethral Regeneration: In Canine Model, Project ,  (2017 - 2018)
  • Use of alginate as a potential chondrogenic differentiator in mesenchymal stromal cells and its application: PhD thesis, Thesis ,  (2014 - 2014)

(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

  • Educative lyrics publication in Tamil daily on Corona virus prevention , (National), 06/06/2021 until 06/06/2021
  • Lecture and motivation talk to spina bifida association: Spina bifida and urological care, (National), 13/10/2018 until 13/10/2018
  • Written lyrics in Tamil on health awareness to general public and launched an audio CD. Currently under consideration by RTM for broadcast, (National), 06/09/2016 until 30/09/2017
  • Writing lyrics in Tamil Newspapers on social issues and reforms, (National), 15/10/2015 until 30/04/2018
  • Medical attendant for certifying OKU certificate for handicapped children in Kelana jaya (Taman Megah Handicapped & Disabled Chidren's home), (Local), 03/02/2012 until 31/12/2017


(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

  • MASTER DEGREE, Liew Yew Chai, A retrospective, wound closure for Paediatric laparoscopic hernia repair (Skin adhesive versus subcuticular suture), 2020/2021
  • MASTER DEGREE, Pigeneswaren Yoganathan, The prevalence of malnutrition among preoperative children, 2020/2021
  • MASTER DEGREE, Tharisinidevi Kunasekaran, Applying PPPS (Pediatric Penile Perception Score): evaluating patient s satisfaction on penile appearance post hypospadias repair a single centre review, 2020/2021
  • MASTER DEGREE, John Emanuel, Paediatric surgeons' and trainees'views on utilization of day care surgery and factors influencing it in Malaysia, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Shung Ken Tan, Survey of Paediatric Surgeons Practice and Perspective on Transition of Care of Adolescents with Complex Surgical Conditions, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Ganesh Vythialingam, Functional reconstruction of urethra with tiisue substitute, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Nur Akmal, The efficacy of prednisolone therapy following Kasai portoenterostomy on jaundice clearance and incidence of cholangitis in patients with Biliary atresia: A prospective study., 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Elango Thambusamy, The role of intra-abdominal pressure measurement in preventing abdominal compartment syndrome, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Alia Maisyah, Clavien-Dindo Classification Applied To Neonatal Surgeries In Local Setting : An Observational Multicenter Study, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Kumaran, Incidence and demography of anorectal malformation using Krinkenbeck classification. and outcome of urological malformations, 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Praveena Raj, Validating the BIPS scoring system (bowel injury prediction score) in trauma, 2016/2017
  • MASTER DEGREE, Pavin Kaur, Use of single suction rectal biopsy specimen for diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease, 2016/2017
  • MASTER DEGREE, Dr.razim, Diuretiic renography in children-Redefining diagnostic criteria, 2012/2013
  • MASTER DEGREE, Gowri Sivalingam, Sutured vs sutureless closure using (commercially available) Plastic wrap in gastroschisis management, 2011/2012

  • MASTER DEGREE, Rahilla Razak, Sacrococcygeal teratoma review in a tertiary surgical centre, 2015/2016

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

  • Master of General Surgery, 2021/2022(1,2,3), 8, 54
  • Master of Paediatric surgery, 2020/2021(1,2,3), 8, 68
  • General surgery (MGD), 2013/2014(1,2,3), 7, 90
  • Paediatric surgery (MGU), 2013/2014(1,2,3), 8, 290
  • Master of Paediatric surgery, 2013/2014(1,2,3), 8, 290
  • Master of General Surgery , 2013/2014(1,2,3), 7, 80
  • UMMP 3.1 3.2, 2021/2022(1,2,3), 30, 54
  • Fasa 3A and 3B, 2016/2017(1,2), 8, 40
  • CLINICAL TEACHING PRACTICUM, 2013/2014(1,2,3), 15, 80