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Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department

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About
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The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of University of Malaya is a clinical department of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya and was formed in 1964. Since its inception the department has been actively involved in providing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as providing excellent health care services in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Over the years this department had become a major tertiary referral centre for the various Obstetrics & Gynaecological problem in Malaysia.

The department was formed in 1964 – one year after the founding of the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Malaya. The foundation chair was held by Professor Donald P.C Chan who held the post till 23rd May 1971. He was succeeded by Professor T.A Sinnathhuray who held the chair till his retirement on 15th January 1989. Since then the chair was held by Professor V.Sivanerasaratnam till March 2004. Subsequently, Professor Siti Zawiah was appointed to the Chair till today.

Ever since its formation, the department has been involved in teaching undergraduate medical course leading to the degree in Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). Since 1988 the postgraduate Masters in Obstetrics & Gynaecology was introduced and many young medical specialists in Obstetrics & Gynaecology had graduated and now serving the public and ensuring safer motherhood throughout Malaysia. The department also helps in providing lectures and supervision to basic and post basic nursing students.

At the moment, the department has 24 academic staffs (3 Professors, 3 Associate Professors, 12 Lecturers and 6 Trainee Lecturers) and 15 supporting staffs. It is also recognized by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as a training center for the membership examination

 
Staff
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PROFESSOR
Bil   Name Email Contact
1   Prof Dr. Jamiyah Hassan   jamiyah@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 2963
2   Prof Dr. Tan Peng Chiong   pctan@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 2464
3   Prof Dr. Woo Yin Ling   ylwoo@um.edu.my 03-7949 2052
4   Professor. Dato’ Dr. Wang Chew Yin    wangcy@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 7059
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Bil Name Email Contact
1   Assoc. Prof Dr. Lim Boon Kiong   bklim@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 2052
2   Assoc. Prof Dr. Eugene Leong Weng Kong   eugene@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 2052
3  Assoc. Prof Dr. Noor Azmi Mat Adenan  azmi@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 2069
SENIOR LECTURERS
Bil   Name Email Contact
1   Dr. Zaharuddin Rahmat @ Mohd Rawi   zaharuddin@um.edu.my 03-7950 2059
2   Dr. Nuguelis Razali   nuguelis@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 2470
3   Dr. Rahmah Saaid   rahasaaid@um.edu.my 03-7950 2049
4   Dr. Vallikkannu Narayanan   nvalli@um.edu.my 03-7949 2059
5   Dr. Revathy Natesan Subramaniam   revaty@um.edu.my 03-7949 2052
6   Dr. Rosy Jawan   rosy@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 2467
7   Dr. Si Lay Khaing   silay@um.edu.my 03-7949 2059
8   Dr. Sofiah Sulaiman   sofiah@um.edu.my 03-7949 2059
9   Dr. Tan Nugroho Cipto Riyanto   ncrtan@um.edu.my 03-7949 2059
LECTURERS
Bil Name Email Contact
1   Dr. Aizura Syafinaz Ahmad Adlan   syafinaz@ummc.edu.my 03-7949 2049
2   Dr. Mukhri Hamdan   mukhri@umedu.my 03-7949 2049
TRAINEE LECTURERS
1   Dr. Ezra Sophia Hj Mohd Yusop   ezrasophia@um.edu.my 03-7949 2052
2   Dr. Ida Lily Waty Md Latar   idalatar80@um.edu.my 03-7949 2052
3   Dr. Sharina Mohd Razali   sharinarazali@um.edu.my 03-7949 2052
4   Dr. Syeda Nureena Syed Jafer Hussain Zaidi   syedazaidi@um.edu.my 03-7949 2052
NON ACADEMIC
Bil   Name Email Contact
1   Kushalini Narasimhan    03-7949 2711
2   Nurul Syazwani Jalil   03-7949 2711
3   Norashikin Che Man   03-7949 2463
4   Normah Abd Manan    03-7949 2473
5   Siti Marlia Md. Hanif    03-7949 2473
6   Nizaruddin Abu Kassim   03-7949 2409
7   Lasminah Dul Siraj   03-7949 2473
 
Academic Programme
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The Department runs the following undergraduate programme:-

  1. 3 B Junior
  2. 3 B Senior
  3. 3 B Repeat
  4. 3 A

Number of students enrolled for the undergraduate programme

Programme No. of students enrolled No. of students graduated
2007/2008 181 151
2008/2009 181 130
2009/2010 181 155

The Postgraduate programme is Masters in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Number of students enrolled for postgraduate programme:-

Programme No. of students enrolled No. of students graduated
2007 /2008 13 13 ( 2 sessions)
2008/2009 22 7 (2 sessions)
2009/2010 12 2 ( 1 session)
 
Research
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No. Researcher Current research project
1 Prof. Dr Siti Zawiah Omar Principal investigator Randomised parallel group: Open label, active controlled multi-center phase III trial of Patipilone (EPO906) versus Pegylated Liposomal doxorubicin(Doxil@Caelyx@In Taxane/Platinum Refractory/Resistant patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, primary fallopian or primary peritoneal cancer
2 Prof Dr Siti Zawiah Principal investigator Circulating Angiogenic Factors and the risk of pre eclampsia in the Malaysian population
3 Prof Dr Siti Zawiah Omar Principal investigator Significance of oxidase stress in pre-eclampsia patients
4 Prof Dr Tan Peng Chiong Principal investigator Gamma-glutamytransferase, Alanine Transminase and Aspartate Transaminase: Utility in the screening, Diagnosis and evaluation of Gestational diabetes mellitus
5 Prof Dr PC Tan Principal investigator Metoclopramide vs Promethazine for hyperemesis gravidarum : a double blind randomized trial.
6 Assoc Prof Lim Boon Kiong Principal investigator A Phase IIIb, double blind, randomized controlled study to evaluate the Immunogenicity and safety of GSK Biologicals’ HPV – 16/18 VLP/ASO4 Vaccine Administered Intramuscularly. According to A 0,1,6 month schedule in healthy female subjects Age 18 -35 years
7 Assoc. Prof.Lim Boon Kiong Principal investigator A cross-sectional hospital-based epidemiological study on human papilloma virus (HPV) type distribution in adult women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer (ICC) and/or cervical intraepithethilial neoplasia (CIN) II and/or CIN III in Malaysia
8 Assoc. Prof Lim Boon Kiong Principal investigator Genetics Factors which contribute to Inherited risk of Ovarian Cancer in Malaysian women
9 Prof Madya Dr Noor Azmi Mat Adenan Principal investigator The prevalence and vertical transmission rates of parvovirus, cytomegalovirus, coxasackie virus, toxoplasma gondii, varicella virus and rubella virus in an unselected population of Malaysian births
10 Prof Madya Dr Noor Azmi Principal investigator Prospective randomized trial comparing neoadjuvant chemotherapy (Cisplatin and 5_FU) followed with radical surgery and primary radical surgery alone, in the management of clinical stage 1B2 and 2A cervical cancer
11 Prof Madya Dr Noor Azmi Mat Adenan Principal investigator Study on knowledge, use of contraception and opinion regarding related reproductive health issue in UMMC
12 Prof Madya Dr Noor Azmi Mat Adenan Principal investigator Study on Prevalence, risk factors and outcome of backache during pregnancy in UMMC
13 Dr Nuguelis Razali Principal investigator A double blind randomized comparison of Carbetocin and Oxytocin in prevention of uterine atony following emergency caesaereanc section
14 Dr Si Lay Khaing Principal investigator The pregnancy outcome of PCOS patients attending Reproductive clinic in UMMC
15 Dr Si Lay Khaing Principal Investigator Ectopic pregnancies in New Millennium: review cases in UMMC
16 Dr Vallikkannu Narayanan Principal investigator Transvaginal sonography of cervical length and Bishop score as predictors of successful induction of term labour : the effect of parity
17 Dr Revathy Natesan Subramaniam Principal investigator Comparison of Cord blood lactate levels with Acid-base balance in the umbilical artery with respect to the prediction of perinatal outcome
18 Dr Aizura Syafinaz Principal investigator 3-hourly versus 6-hourly dinoprostone vaginal tablet for labour induction in term Nulliparas with unfavourable cervices: a double blind randomized placebo controlled trial
19 Dr Zaharuddin bin Rahmat Principal investigator Prospective study on the prevalence of silent venous thromboembolism in patients with gynaecological malignancy undergoing major surgery
20 Dr Asmah bte Mastor Principal investigator Case-control study in determining the risk factors for the occurrence of Preterm birth in Malaysian Population
21 Dr Mukhri bin Hamdan Principal investigator Trial of GnRH analogue as an adjuvant treatment to uterine artery embolisation (UAE)
22 Dr Siti Aishah Principal investigator Concurrent vaginal djoprostone and oxytocin infusion vis oxytocin infusion for labour induction in term nulliparous of unfavourable cervix with pre-labour rupture of membranes : a randomised placebo controlled trial
 
Services
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  • Randomised parallel group: Open label, active controlled multi-center phase III trial of Patipilone (EPO906) versus Pegylated Liposomal doxorubicin(Doxil@Caelyx@In Taxane/Platinum Refractory/Resistant patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, primary fallopian or primary peritoneal cancer
  • Circulating Angiogenic Factors and the risk of pre eclampsia in the Malaysian population
  • Significance of oxidase stress in pre-eclampsia patients
  • Gamma-glutamytransferase, Alanine Transminase and Aspartate Transaminase: Utility in the screening, Diagnosis and evaluation of Gestational diabetes mellitus
  • Metoclopramide vs Promethazine for hyperemesis gravidarum : a double blind randomized trial.
  • A Phase IIIb, double blind, randomized controlled study to evaluate the Immunogenicity and safety of GSK Biologicals’ HPV – 16/18 VLP/ASO4 Vaccine Administered Intramuscularly. According to A 0,1,6 month schedule in healthy female subjects Age 18 -35 years
  • A cross-sectional hospital-based epidemiological study on human papilloma virus (HPV) type distribution in adult women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer (ICC) and/or cervical intraepithethilial neoplasia (CIN) II and/or CIN III in Malaysia
  • Genetics Factors which contribute to Inherited risk of Ovarian Cancer in Malaysian women
  • The prevalence and vertical transmission rates of parvovirus, cytomegalovirus, coxasackie virus, toxoplasma gondii, varicella virus and rubella virus in an unselected population of Malaysian births
  • Prospective randomized trial comparing neoadjuvant chemotherapy (Cisplatin and 5_FU) followed with radical surgery and primary radical surgery alone, in the management of clinical stage 1B2 and 2A cervical cancer
  • Study on knowledge, use of contraception and opinion regarding related reproductive health issue in UMMC
  • Study on Prevalence, risk factors and outcome of backache during pregnancy in UMMC

A double blind randomized comparison of Carbetocin and Oxytocin in prevention of uterine atony following emergency caesaereanc section

  • The pregnancy outcome of PCOS patients attending Reproductive clinic in UMMC
  • Ectopic pregnancies in New Millennium: review cases in UMMC

Transvaginal sonography of cervical length and Bishop score as predictors of successful induction of term labour : the effect of parity

Comparison of Cord blood lactate levels with Acid-base balance in the umbilical artery with respect to the prediction of perinatal outcome

3-hourly versus 6-hourly dinoprostone vaginal tablet for labour induction in term Nulliparas with unfavourable cervices: a double blind randomized placebo controlled trial

Last Updated: 25/10/2018