History of Plastic Surgery in Malaysia

DEVELOPMENT OF PLASTIC SURGICAL SERVICES IN MALAYSIA
The Universities
Dr Isa Hj Omar UKM April 1982 – July 1997
Dr Somasundaram UKM 1996 - present
Dr Abdul Jalil Jidon UKM May 1987 – 1997
Dr Mohd Nasir Zahari UKM July 1997 – present
Dr David Cheah UM 1986 – 1991
Dr Leung Chin Meng UM Jan 1996 – Oct 1999
Dr George Varughese UM 2000 – 2002
Dr Sivaloganathan UM 1969 – 1973
Dr Godfrey Goh UM 1976
Dr Steve Wong K S UM 1983 – 1985
Dr Kim K Tan UM July 1992 – July 1995
Dr Eileen Fong UM Aug 2000 – present
Dr Ahmad Sukhari Halim USM Sept 1997 – present
Kuala Lumpur General Hospital
Dr S Kandiah 1970 - 1978
Dr Lal Kumar 1976 - 1980
Dr V Surendranathan 1978 - 1979
Dr Yusuf M Said 1980 - 1996
Dr Chandran Arianayagam 1981 - 1987
Dr Pathmanathan 1984 - 1986
(established Department of Hand & Microsurgery 1990)
Dr M Subramaniam 1985
Dr R Gunasegran 1986 - 1988
Dr Lim Chai Leng 1986 - 1993
Dr E Charles R Lee 1987 - 1989
Dr Ahmad Ridzwan Arshad 1987 - present
Dr Benjamin George 1993 - 1996
Dr Lee Kim Siea 1996
Dr Victor Cheong 1998 - 2002
Dr Mohd Roslan Johan 1999 - 2000
Dr Sergius Ajik 2000
Dr Kuladeva Ratnam 2000 - 2002
Ministry Of Health Plastic Surgical Departments
KUALA TERENGGANU
Dr Subramaniam Dec 1986 - Oct 1995
Dr Tan Geok Puan Oct 1995 - Dec 1995
Dr Lee Kim Siea Dec 1996 - March 1998
Dr Lim Yang Kwang Aug 1998 - Jan 2000
Dr Mun Yoke Chin Aug 2000 - 2004
Dr Najihah 2004 - present
JOHOR BAHRU
Dr R Angamuthu April 1988 - Aug 1990
Dr Tan Geok Puan Dec 1995 - Jan 2000
Dr Najihah June 2003 - 2004
Dr Mun Yoke Chin 2004 - present
KUCHING
Dr Peter Wong 1987
Dr R Gunasegran Mar 1988 - Jul 1989
IPOH
Dr Subramaniam Dec 1995 – May 1995
Dr Lim Yang Kwang Feb 2000 – present
PENANG
Dr Lim Lay Hooi Feb 1995 – present
Dr Lim Yang Kwang 1998
Dr Regunathan Villanayer 2000
Dr Mun Yoke Chin 2000
Dr Salina Ibrahim Feb 2002 - present
KOTA KINABALU
Dr Charles Lee 1989 – 1991
Dr Sergius Ajik 2001 - 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

Department Staffing 1975

Admission & Ward Staffing

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

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

Registration Certificate of MAPS 1985

Written by: Lim Yang Kwang

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