DEVELOPMENT OF PLASTIC SURGICAL SERVICES IN MALAYSIA

THE UNIVERSITIES

Dr Isa Hj Omar
Dr Somasundaram
Dr Abdul Jalil Jidon
Dr Mohd Nasir Zahari
UKM
UKM
UKM
UKM
April 1982 – July 1997
1996 - present
May 1987 – 1997
July 1997 – present

Dr David Cheah
Dr Leung Chin Meng
Dr George Varughese
Dr Sivaloganathan
Dr Godfrey Goh
Dr Steve Wong K S
Dr Kim K Tan
Dr Eileen Fong

UM
UM
UM
UM
UM
UM
UM
UM

1986 – 1991
Jan 1996 – Oct 1999
2000 – 2002
1969 – 1973
1976
1983 – 1985
July 1992 – July 1995
Aug 2000 – present


Dr Ahmad Sukhari Halim
USM
Sept 1997 – present

KUALA LUMPUR GENERAL HOSPITAL 

Dr S Kandiah
Dr Lal Kumar
Dr V Surendranathan
Dr Yusuf M Said
Dr Chandran Arianayagam
Dr Pathmanathan
(established Department of Hand & Microsurgery 1990)
Dr M Subramaniam
Dr R Gunasegran
Dr Lim Chai Leng
Dr E Charles R Lee
Dr Ahmad Ridzwan Arshad
Dr Benjamin George
Dr Lee Kim Siea
Dr Victor Cheong
Dr Mohd Roslan Johan
Dr Sergius Ajik
Dr Kuladeva Ratnam

1970 - 1978
1976 - 1980
1978 - 1979
1980 - 1996
1981 - 1987
1984 - 1986


1985
1986 - 1988
1986 - 1993
1987 - 1989
1987 - present
1993 - 1996
1996
1998 - 2002
1999 - 2000
2000
2000 - 2002


MINISTRY OF HEALTH PLASTIC SURGICAL DEPARTMENTS

KUALA TERENGGANU
Dr Subramaniam
Dr Tan Geok Puan
Dr Lee Kim Siea
Dr Lim Yang Kwang
Dr Mun Yoke Chin
Dr Najihah


Dec 1986 - Oct 1995
Oct 1995 - Dec 1 995
Dec 1996 - March 1998
Aug 1998 - Jan 2000
Aug 2000 - 2004
2004 - present

JOHOR BAHRU
Dr R Angamuthu
Dr Tan Geok Puan
Dr Najihah
Dr Mun Yoke Chin


April 1988 - Aug 1990
Dec 1995 - Jan 2000
June 2003 - 2004
2004 - present

KUCHING
Dr Peter Wong
Dr R Gunasegran


1987
Mar 1988 - Jul 1989

KOTA KINABALU
Dr Charles Lee
Dr Sergius Ajik


1989 – 1991
2001 - present

IPOH
Dr Subramaniam
Dr Lim Yang Kwang


Dec 1995 – May 1999
Feb 2000 – present

PENANG
Dr Lim Lay Hooi
Dr Lim Yang Kwang
Dr Regunathan Villanayer
Dr Mun Yoke Chin
Dr Salina Ibrahim


Feb 1995 – present
1998
2000
2000
Feb 2002 - present

ALOR SETAR
Dr Regunathan Villanayer


Sep 2000 - present

KOTA BAHRU
Dr Mohd Arif Kor Bin Abdullah


Jan 2000 - present

 


EXCERPTS FROM SUMMARY OF DEPARTMENT 1970 - 1975

history5a
Department Staffing 1975

 

history5b
Admission & Ward Staffing

 

history5c
Plan for one plastic surgeon to visit various hospitals for a period of
3 – 5 days.

 

history5d
Plan for further centres to be opened in 1975 according to demand & availability of more plastic surgeons.

 

history5e
Registration Certificate of MAPS 1985

 

 

Preamble
Introduction
Birth of Plastic Surgery Department and the early formative years (1970 - 1978)
Expansion of Plastic Surgical Services (1979 - 2003)
Development of Plastic Surgical Services in Malaysia

Written by: Lim Yang Kwang