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  • Dato Dr. (Mrs) ST Kew

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

    Senior Consultant, 50 years of experience , , , Sunway Medical Centre, Selangor  Highlights
    • Dato Dr. (Mrs) ST Kew is a well-known Medical Gastroenterologist with a Hepatology subspecialty. 
    • She has more than 50 years of experience and countless awards to her credit.
    • He was awarded the Young Clinician Award-DDW Thailand 1999 by Asia-Pacific America Gastroenterological Association.
    • She specializes in Colon cancer, Gastroenterological disorders, Hepatological disorders, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD - Inflammatory Bowel Disease), Colonoscopy and Gastroscopy.
    • She is the Past Master of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Past President of the College of Physicians, as well as Past President of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 
    • Currently, she is the International Advisor of the Royal College of Physicians of London. She sits in the Conjoint Coordinating Committee for MRCP (UK) and MRCPCH Examination Malaysia. 
    • Dato Dr. (Mrs) ST Kew is also a member of the Preliminary Inquiry Committee of the Malaysian Medical Council.
    • She has done MBBS (1969) from the University of Singapore, Singapore.
    • She has obtained MRCP (1975) from the Royal College of Physicians, UK.
    • He then obtained FRCP (1987) from the Royal College of Physicians of London, UK and FRCP (1996) the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK.
    • Dato Dr. (Mrs) ST Kew is well-versed in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien and Bahasa Malaysia.

  • Dr. Anand Bhupalan

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Consultant, 37 years of experience , , , Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala Lumpur  Highlights
    • Dr. Anand Bhupalan is one of the reputed and well-known Gastroenterologists in Kuala Lumpur.
    • He holds 37 years of extensive experience in his field.
    • He completed his medical degree in 1984 from the University of Liverpool, MRCP in 1988, and FRCP in 2006 from the Royal College of Physicians.
    • He has membership of The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society of Malaysia.
    • He speaks Bahasa Indonesia, English, and Malay.

  • Dr. Syed Mohd Redha Bin Syed Nasir

    Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon, Cheras, Malaysia

    Consultant, 20 years of experience , Pantai Hospital Cheras  Highlights
    • Syed Mohd Redha Syed Nasir is one of the best Hepatologists having more than 20 years of experience in this field.
    • His expertise are in the areas of hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, liver cancers, and end stage liver diseases.
    • He is associated with the Hepato- Pancreato-Biliary Network and Liver Cancer Group.
    • He worked in The Ministry of Health Malaysia from 2008-2012.
    • After completing MBBS (1997), he has done MRCP (2006) from the United Kingdom.

  • Datuk Dr. Chan Fook Kow

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Consultant, 34 years of experience , , Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala Lumpur  Highlights
    • Datuk Dr. Chan Fook Kow is a highly skilled and knowledgeable Gastroenterologist.
    • He has been practicing for the past 34 years in his field.
    • He provides services such as Hepatology (liver problems), Gastric Acid Disease (GERD), Endoscopy for therapy & diagnostics, including gastroscopy & colonoscopy.
    • He did MBBS from Malaysia, MRCP from Ireland, and MRCP from the United Kingdom.
    • He aims to provide the best medical treatment to every patient.

  • Dr. Jason Chin Kuet Tze

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Consultant, 33 years of experience , , , Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala Lumpur  Highlights
    • Dr. Jason Chin Kuet Tze is an expert Gastroenterologist in Kuala Lumpur.
    • He has 33 years of rich experience in treating patients with gastric issues.
    • He is the President of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and one of the Founding members of the Malaysian Liver Foundation.
    • He completed his MBChB in 1985 from Liverpool Medical School, MRCP in 1988 from the United Kingdom, and FRCP from London. 

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  • Dr. Dharmendran Ratnasingam

    Surgical Gastroenterologist, Shah Alam, Malaysia

    Consultant, 22 years of experience , , , Columbia Asia Extended Care Hospital Shah Alam  Highlights
    • Dr. Dharmendran Ratnasingam is one of the experienced consultants in the field of Gastroenterology.
    • He constantly upgrades himself to deliver the medical treatment to his patients and is often looked up to solve complex cases of Gastroenterology.
    • His areas of expertise are Biliary Pancreato Disease and Hepatology.
    • The doctor completed MBBS from Manipal University, India in 1996, MS (GenSurg) from University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia in 2003 and MRCS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the United Kingdom in 2007.
    • He treats his patients with the utmost diligence and patience.
    • His area of clinical interest is digestive diseases like heartburn, acidity, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea, obesity, Anemia, Piles, liver diseases like jaundice, acute viral hepatitis, chronic hepatitis B & C, acute and chronic pancreatitis, celiac disease, children with pain abdomen, failure to grow, constipation, Pancreato-Biliary Diseases and Hepatology etc.

  • Dr. Seenivasagam Theruvenkidan Pillai

    Colo-Rectal Surgeon, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Consultant, 24 years of experience , , , Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur  Highlights
    • Dr. Seenivasagam Theruvenkidan Pillai is a senior Colorectal Surgeon with +24 years of experience in the field of general surgery.
    • He did his MBBS in 1997 from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and then he also did PG and Masters. He also did his fellowship in Singapore in 2009. 
    • Dr. Pillai is particularly interested in colon and rectal surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy/appendectomy/ventral hernia repair/colectomies.  Some of the other procedures he performs are, colonic stenting, polypectomy and endoscopic mucosal resection.
    • He is well-known for stapler and open haemorrhoidectomy and haemorroidal artery ligation.

  • Dr. Jaxinthe Ong

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

    Consultant, 28 years of experience , , Sunway Medical Centre, Selangor  Highlights
    • Dr. Jaxinthe Ong, Medical Gastroenterologist practising in Petaling Jaya for over 28 years of experience. 
    • He was awarded the Young Clinician Award-DDW Thailand 1999 by Asia-Pacific America Gastroenterological Association.
    • She specializes in Capsule endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Colorectal surgery, Endoscopic stenting and Gastroscopy.
    • She is a member of the Malaysian Medical Council.
    • She has done MBBS (1992) from the University College Dublin, Ireland.
    • She has obtained MRCP (1996) from the Royal College of Physicians, UK.
    • Dr. Jaxinthe Ong is well-versed in English, Cantonese and Bahasa Malaysia.

  • Dato' Dr. Mazlam Mohd Zawawi

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Ampang, Malaysia

    Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon Consultant, 28 years of experience , , , KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital, Ampang  Highlights
    • Dr. Mazlam Mohd Zawawi is a Gastroenterologist having an experience of 28 years.
    • He has expertise in luminal gastroenterology and liver diseases.
    • He held the post of Professor of Medicine, Head of the Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology Unit, National University of Malaysia (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)).
    • He held the post of President of Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
    • He is member of various Associations which include: Asian Pacific Association, Malaysian society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 
    • He completed Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB CHB BAO) from National University of Ireland (1982) and was a fellow of the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London and was awarded Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in 1993.

  • Dr. Ramesh K Gurunathan

    Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Surgeon, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

    Consultant, 28 years of experience , , , Sunway Medical Centre, Selangor  Highlights
    • Dr. Ramesh K Gurunathan is a skilled and experienced Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Surgeon in Malaysia. 
    • He has won numerous accolades during his 28 years long medical career. 
    • He specializes in performing procedures of Esophageal Surgery, Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal surgery), Gastric bypass surgery, Gastric sleeve surgery, Gastroesophageal reflux surgery, Hernia repair surgery, Upper and lower endoscopy, Weight loss (bariatric) surgery, general surgery.
    • He founded the first Stomach Cancer Support Group in Malaysia.
    • He is a member of the Malaysian Medical Council, the Academy of Medicine, Malaysia, the Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Club, the Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society and the Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Committee.
    • Dr. Ramesh K Gurunathan has completed an MBBS (1994) from Mangalore University, India.
    • He did MS (2000) from the National University of Malaysia, Malaysia.
    • He obtained FRCS (2002) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Ireland.
    • Dr. Ramesh K Gurunathan is well-versed in English, Tamil and Bahasa Malaysia.

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Gastroenterology is the area of medicine that deals with stomach and intestine problems, sometimes known as the gastrointestinal tract. Some gastrointestinal illnesses are malignant in origin and may necessitate surgery. A gastroenterologist is a doctor who treats such illnesses.

 

When do you make an appointment with a gastroenterologist?

Patients are referred to a gastroenterologist by their general practitioners if they develop symptoms of the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract issues or require a colon cancer screening. When you have difficulties with your gastrointestinal system and they are as follows:

  • Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are examples of inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Problems with the liver, such as hepatitis or cirrhosis.

  • Tumours that are malignant or non-cancerous, such as stomach or colon cancer.

  • The gastrointestinal system is bleeding or there is considerable stomach discomfort.

  • Oesophagitis, peptic ulcer, gastritis, and duodenal ulcer are some of the other disorders.

 

To know more about Gastrointestinal Diseases, click here.

 

What medical treatments does a gastroenterologist perform?

Medications are typically used in treatment. If surgery is required, you will be referred to a surgical gastroenterologist, who may perform:

  • Biopsy

  • Endoscopy

  • Colonoscopy

 

When should you consult a doctor if you have gastrointestinal problems?

Bowel disorders are fairly widespread as a result of physical inactivity, excessive junk food consumption, and extended working hours. However, it should be taken into account if you have:

  • Abdominal discomfort that is severe before or after eating

  • Bloating

  • A sense of completeness

  • Heartburn

  • Appetite loss

  • Unexpected weight reduction

 

How should you be ready for your first Gastroenterology appointment?

On your initial visit to Gastroenterology, the doctor will almost certainly inquire about:

The relevant symptoms you have been experiencing Duration, how long have you been suffering such symptoms.

  • Concerning past testing and treatments, if any.

  • There are risk considerations involved.

  • Other medical issues

  • If you have taken any medications, please list them.

  • Any type of allergy.

  • If there is a family history, please provide it.

As a result, you should be prepared to answer such questions so that your gastroenterologist can correctly treat you.

 

What tests does a gastroenterologist perform?

If your gastroenterologist notices any relevant indications or symptoms, he will confirm it with testing such as:

  1. Examinations of the blood

  2. Biopsy of the liver

  3. Endoscopy

  4. Colonoscopy

  5. Serology of Helicobacter

  6. Iron screenings

  7. The presence of Hepatitis

 

Who are some of the best gastroenterologists in Malaysia?

There are many highly-skilled and well-experienced gastroenterologists in Malaysia.Dr Jaideep Singh, Dr Mohan Raj Nagendram, Dr Mazlam Mohd Zawawi, Dr C K Ranjeev Prabhakeran, Dr. Ganesalingam Kanagasabai are a few of them.

Recommended: Best Gastroenterology Hospitals in Malaysia

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