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Department of Surgery

Dr. Aditya Hernowo
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Network theory of the brain
  • Morphometric and diffusion features in the brain
  • Multimodal imaging application in clinical setting
  • Machine learning in neuro-diagnosis
Dr. Ang Chin Wee
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Biomarkers in colorectal cancer
  • Clinical study to improve colorectal cancer treatment and outcome
Dr. Aung Kyaw Phyo
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Renal transplant
  • Laparoscopic surgery and minimally invasive surgery
Dr. Ganesh Vythilingam
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • The application of regenerative medicine in surgery.
  • Translation of tissue engineering innovations into commercial products.
Dr. Hoh Siew-Yep
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:

Recent advances in thyroid and parathyroid surgeries

Dr. Khong Tak Loon
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • To gain detailed and accurate data on the epidemiology and aetiology of CRC in the Malaysian population
  • Determine barriers preventing timely access to diagnostic tests and surgical care in CRC
  • Elucidating mechanisms underlying the development of CRC and the role of gut microbiome profiling as a predictive tool
Dr. Koh Peng Soon
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Liver, biliary and pancreas cancer especially hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in HPB Surgery
  • Liver transplantation in Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT)
Dr. Kong Chee Kwan
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:

Collaborating research on burns, skin tumours and soft tissue neoplasms

Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Proteonomics of thyroid cancer
  • Anti-oxidant status in thyroid diseases
  • Improving QoL in patients with parathyroid diseases
Dr. Retnagowri Rajandram
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Marker discovery in Renal Cell Carcinoma; such as TRAF1, NF-κB: Leptin and its receptor, ICAD, as well as clinical indicators
  • Establishment and characterization of Malaysian renal cell carcinoma cell lines
  • Molecular Profiling And Pathway Analysis Of Clinically Aggressive Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Translational crosstalk for Renal Cell Carcinoma for early detection and creating platform for treatment regimen for this disease