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Medical Oncologist

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MBBS, MRCP, Diploma, FRCP,

Penang, Malaysia

30 years of experience

About Dr. Leong Kin Wah


  • Dr. Leong Kin Wah is a renowned Medical Oncologist in Penang, practising for over 30 years. 
  • He specializes in treating cancers and blood disorders with a keen interest in breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, lymphomas and leukaemias.
  • Dr Leong Kin Wah started bone marrow/stem cell transplantation in Gleneagles Penang in 2004.
  • He is a member of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (AMM) and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists.
  • Dr. Leong Kin Wah has several publications, journals, and articles to his name.  
  • He has completed an MBBS (1988) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.
  • He obtained his Diploma (1997) in Haematology from the Royal College of Pathologists, UK. 
  • He obtained MRCP (1991) from the Royal College of Physicians, UK and FRCP (2000) from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK.
  • Dr. Leong Kin Wah is well-versed in English, Bahasa Melayu, Hokkien and Cantonese.


Location Location

Penang, Malaysia

Special Interest

Haematology, Oncology and General Medicine.

List Of Treatments

  • Chemotherapy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia - ALL in Adults
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Thalassemia Treatment
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia - HCL
  • Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Haplogenic Bone Marrow Transplant

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Work Experience of Dr. Leong Kin Wah

Associate Professor, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Dr. Leong Kin Wah's

  • MBBS, 1988, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • MRCP, 1991, Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • Diploma, 1997, Royal College of Pathologists, UK
  • FRCP, 2000, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK

  • Cancer In Children
  • Breast Self-Examination – What You Need To Know
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • 5 Myths of Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Dengue
  • Chikungunya
  • Nose Cancer


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Dr. Leong Kin Wah practices at Gleneagles Hospital, Penang

Dr. Leong Kin Wah specialty is Medical Oncologist

Dr. Leong Kin Wah is Medical Oncologist with 30 years of experience.

More About Medical Oncologist

A medical oncologist treats cancer using chemotherapy or other medications such as targeted therapy or immunotherapy.

There may be Change in bowel or bladder habit, sore that does not heal, Unusual bleeding or discharge, Thickening or lump in the breast or elsewhere, Indigestion or difficulty in swallowing, Obvious change in a wart or mole and hoarseness in voice.

Tests like Biopsy, Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy, Bone Scan, Breast MRI, Colonoscopy, Computed Tomography (CT) Scan, Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) etc are performed.

Chemotherapy session varies in length and frequency, it depends on the individual treatment plan prescribed by the doctor. Some last as long as three or four hours, while others may only take an half-hour.

A medical oncologist treats cancer using chemotherapy or other medications, such as targeted therapy or immunotherapy wheras the surgical oncologist removes the tumor and nearby tissue during surgery.

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