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What is Whipple Surgery?

Whipples surgery is a intricate operation to remove the head of the pancreas, the first part of the small intestine (duodenum), the gallbladder and the bile duct.

Who is the Right Doctor for Whipple Surgery?

Surgical gastroenterologist performs this procedure.If needed Surgical oncologists also helps in this type of surgery

How is the Procedure Performed?

A Whipple procedure may be a treatment option for people whose pancreas, duodenum or bile duct is affected by cancer or other disorder.Its basically done in three ways i.e open surgery ,laparoscopic surgery or robotic assisted which is minimal invasive and there is less blood loss and quick recovery.

Recovery takes around 4-5 weeks, chances of long-term survival after a Whipple procedure depend on your particular situation. For most tumors and cancers of the pancreas, the Whipple procedure is the only known remedy.

What is Whipple Surgery?

Whipple's surgery or procedure is a treatment for disorders and cancers of pancreas, bile duct, intestine and gall bladder. most commonly done for tumourous growth at pancreatic head. it is a difficult procedure in general and can have severe risk related to it. But in cases of cancer it is life saving for people. Also known by the name of pancreaticoduodenectomy as the head of pancreas is removed.

How is the Procedure Performed?

in this procedure a team of specialised surgeons work together and plans the treatment duration, extend and organs involved. in general the head of the pancreas,initial part of the small intestine also known as duodenum, the gallbladder and the bile duct are removed. In some situations, this procedure may also involve removing a portion of the stomach and the nearby lymph nodes. Post resection, then reconnection of the remaining parts of your pancreas, stomach and intestines is done in order to allow you to digest food normally.

Who is the Right Doctor for Whipple Surgery?

the right doctor for performing Whipple's surgery is a surgical oncologist with gastroenterologist.

What is the Usual Success Rate for this Procedure?

the five-year survival rate for Whipple's procedure is 25-35%, for case where lymph nodes are not involved. But in case of lymph node involvement the survival chances are very less.

What is Whipple Surgery?

Whipple Surgery, also known as pancreaticoduodenectomy, is a major surgical procedure for treating tumors and disorders of the pancreas, intestine, and bile duct.

How is the Procedure Performed?

Whipple Surgery involves the removal of the head of the pancreas, the first part of the intestine, the gallbladder, and the bile duct. Afterward, the remaining organs are re-attached for the normal functioning of food digestion.

Who is the Right Doctor for Whipple Surgery?

A Gastroenterologist who is trained in performing surgeries is the right doctor for Whipple Surgery.

What is the Usual Success Rate for this Procedure?

The five-year survival rate of Whipple Surgery is about 20-25% as there are possibilities of cancerous cells still left inside even after complete removal of the tumor.

As Whipple Surgery is about the removal of multiple organs, it takes about four hours for the surgery to take place.

Whipple Surgery in Malaysia

Popular Cities in Malaysia for Whipple Surgery are:

Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Selangor

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Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala Lumpur
  • Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala Lumpur is one of the leading hospitals in Malaysia accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the highest international quality accreditation in terms of patient safety and health care services. 
  • Established in 1996, the hospital is delivering healthcare and excellence for over 25 years.
  • The Hospital is particularly known for its Cardiology, Oncology, and Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery.
  • It provides comprehensive medical and surgical procedures such as Bariatric Surgery, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, ENT, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Neurosurgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Surgery to mention a few.
  • Gleneagles Hospital has one of the most advanced technologies like Gamma Knife and Da Vinci Si Surgery System.
  • A well-equipped Imaging Department like Ultrasound Examination, Computed Tomography Scan (C.T. Scan), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Fluoroscopy, Angiography, Non-vascular Interventional Radiology, Mammography, Bone Mineral Densitometry, and General Radiography.
  • The Hospital also received several awards namely, the 'International Hospital of the Year,' and 'Highly Commended for Excellence in Customer Service' award from the prestigious International Medical Travel Journal in 2018. It also received the 'Best Health Screening Provider in Asia Pacific' by the Global Health and Travel Awards 2019.
  • Several services are provided for international patients such as Visa, flight booking, airport transfer, accommodation, air evacuation & repatriation, doctor referral and appointment, cost estimation, emergency care, and sightseeing.
Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur
  • Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur is a premier healthcare hospital that has been serving people from all over the world for 47 years.
  • It is a one-stop integrated healthcare provider that specialises particularly in Oncology, Cardiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, and Paediatrics.
  • Besides this, it has many medical and surgical departments like Gastroenterology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology & Interventional Radiology, Urology, Fertility Services – IVF, and Cranio-Facial Surgery.
  • It is supported by cutting-edge technologies like Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computerised Tomography (CT) scan, PET-CT, Mammography, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, Image intensifier, Bone densitometry, Orthopantomography and other interventional procedures.
  • It has the prestigious JCI accreditation along with a certification by the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH). It is also a certified Baby-Friendly Hospital. 
  • The International Patient Centre (IPC) is available to assist international patients from admission to discharge along with airport transfers.
Pantai Hospital Penang
  • Pantai Hospital Penang is one of the many hospitals owned by the Pantai Group, a leading healthcare services provider in Malaysia.

  • The Hospital specialises in Neurology and Cardiology besides having excellent medical and patient care in departments like Oncology, ENT, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Paediatrics, Renal Medicines, Urology and others.

  • It has three Centres of Excellence namely, the Cancer Centre, Heart Centre, and Stroke Centre.

  • It is accredited by the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) that is under the Ministry of Health.

  • It is supported by cutting edge medical and surgical technologies like 160-Slice CT Scan, 64-Slice CT Scan, Bone Densitometer (DEXA), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammography, Ultrasonography to mention a few.

  • The Hospital also has an International Patient Centre that will assist international patients from appointment to discharge along with complimentary chauffeured services to hotels or accommodations in Penang.

  • It also offers a choice of Health Screening Packages for both men and women.

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Doctors for Whipple Surgery in Malaysia

Mr. Shaun Khoo

Mr. Shaun Khoo

Surgical Oncologist

Consultant, 20 years of experience
Location Gleneagles Hospital, Penang
  • Mr. Shaun Khoo has 20 years of expertise as a Surgical Oncologist in Penang.  
  • His expertise includes neoadjuvant radio-chemotherapy, sentinel node biopsies, nodal basin dissection, laparoscopic resections, intra-operative regional chemo-perfusion, and palliative surgery for thyroid, breast, soft tissue sarcoma, colon, and rectal cancers, as well as multi-modality treatment and oncological resections. 
  • He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Mr. Shaun Khoo has several publications, journals, and articles to his name.  
  • He has completed an MD (2001) from Western University, London, Canada.
  • He has General Surgery training (2006) at Michigan State University, the USA.
  • He has a Fellowship (Surgical Oncology) at the University of Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Mr. Shaun Khoo is well-versed in English, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia and Hokkien.
Surgical Oncology and General Surgery.
Dato Dr. (Mrs) ST Kew

Dato Dr. (Mrs) ST Kew

Medical Gastroenterologist

Senior Consultant, 50 years of experience
Location Sunway Medical Centre, Selangor
  • 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.
Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Internal Medicine
Dr Tan Soon Seng

Dr Tan Soon Seng

Medical Gastroenterologist

Senior Consultant, 30 years of experience
Location Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Subang Jaya
  • Dr Tan Soon Seng is a licensed Medical Gastroenterologist with 30 years of experience working in Malaysia.
  • He focuses on treating Upper GI Endoscopy (OGDS), Capsule Endoscopy, Colonoscopy / FUSE, Euteroscopy (Single / Double Ballon), ERCP, Fibroscan and Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG).
  • He is a member of the Medical Council of Malaysia, the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
  • Dr Tan Soon Seng achieved his MBBS (1987) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.
  • He is a member of MRCP (UK) in 1993. 
  • Dr Tan Soon Seng graduated from the Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands in May 1997 as a Fellow in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy.


Gastrointestinal Diseases, Liver and Pancreatobiliary Disease, Hepatology, Fibroscan.

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