Surgery is an extremely articulate procedure which is required in many medical conditions. Whether it is a minor or major surgery, you will need to engage a specialist in the medical area in order to carry out the procedure for you to ensure proper recovery.
Most medical centres in Malaysia have their own general surgeons who are able to diagnose common medical problems and offer advice on the next steps. On top of that, there are surgeons who subspecialize in other medical areas as well for problems that are more intricate.
In most cases, general surgery involves the areas like abdomen, digestive trait and the torso parts of the body where the doctors in this field are highly capable of treating them. General surgeons are those who would be able to treat you and carry out any medical procedures related to the stomach, intestines, bowel, colon, pancreas, gallbladder and thyroid gland. Besides that, they are involved in surgery on the breast, hernias and skin which can all be carried out using both invasive and non-invasive processes.
General surgeons will usually be able to perform procedures like thyroid removal, gallbladder removal, hemorrhoid surgery and lumpectomy where required. Some are more focused where they can carry out surgery to avoid breast cancer, spleen removal, endocrine and vascular surgery. Among the surgeons who offer these services include:
Dr. Ong Kee Thiam
Dr Ong is attached with the Subang Jaya Medical Centre. He has previously treated patients with thyroid cancer, gallstones, hernia, anal and rectal diseases in which he is experienced in carrying out procedures like cancer surgery, Appendectomy, Colorectal surgery, Hemorrhoid removal surgery and others. He is a member of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and registered under General Surgery in the Malaysian National Specialist Register as well as under Colorectal Surgery.
Dr. Foo Kin Keong
Dr Foo is another General Surgeon with Subang Jaya Medical Centre. He treats patients who have liver tumors, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, hernia and appendicitis where he has carried out procedures like Endoscopy, Hepatobiliary surgery and general surgery. Dr Foo is a member of the Malaysian College of Surgeons, the Academy of Medicine Malaysia the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and a life member with the Malaysia Medical Association and the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Among his achievements include receiving the Excellent Service Award from the Malacca State Department of Health and Medical Service in 1995.
Dr. Tan Yan Liang
Dr Tan is attached with ParkCity Medical Centre who treats patients with problems like hernia and hemorrhoids. He is an experienced surgeon who has previously performed medical procedures like hemorrhoid removal, hernia repair, breast lump excision and other general surgeries.
Dr. Francis Weng Keong Yip
Dr Francis is a general surgeon with the Mahkota Medical Centre who treats patients with gastrointestinal disorders, thyroid problems, hyperthyroidism, breast diseases, hernia and hemorrhoids. A member of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Dr Francis has previously carried out procedures like stomach colonic resection, breast surgery, hernia repair procedures and others.
Dr. Robert Patrick Jalleh
Attached with Sunway Medical Centre, Dr Robert Patrick treats patients with liver and gastroenterological problems where he has performed general surgery, breast surgery and gastrointestinal surgery, among others. Dr Robert Patrick is an experienced doctor who was the former president of the College of Surgeons of Malaysia between 1997 and 1999. He was the Founding Vice-President Association of Specialists in Private Medical Practice, Malaysia where he is the chair of several high profile committees in the medical sector.