Department of Medicine



VISION

The Vision of the Department is to become institution of excellence which provides leadership in the activities of education, training, research, new development, spread and the provision of service in the domain of general medicine and all the specialties associated with it.


MISSION

Undergradute

The Department views its mission at the undergraduate level as being charged with the responsibility, via the medical undergraduate instructional programme, of preparing the potential graduate to take up duties in the provision of medical care to the community throughout the nation and to be able to operate within the national health care service system effectively and efficiently.


Postgraduate

The Department views its mission at the postgraduate level, via its postgraduate medical training programme ( Masters in Medicine), to produce a physician who may be considered a professional and a specialist in the domain of General Medicine as well as in a particular chosen specialty within it.


DIVISIONS

Division list in Department of Medicine :

  • Dermatology
  • Endocrine
  • Geriatric
  • Haematology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neurology
  • Respiratory Medicine


HISTORY

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya was established in the year 1963. The Department of Medicine is one of the academic departments of the faculty with its clinical teaching facility at the University Malaya Medical Centre. The University Malaya Medical Centre which was officially opened in 1968. Since its inception, the Department has been instrumental in the development and evolution of the medical undergraduate course (MBBS) bearing the philosophy that the integration of basic and applied sciences should begin early and continue throughout.


The Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya was established in the year 1963. The Department of Medicine is one of the academic departments of the Faculty with its clinical teaching facility at the University Malaya Medical Centre.


The University Malaya Medical Centre which was officially opened in 1968 by His Majesty Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Dipertuan Agong Tuanku Ismail Nasarudin Shah Ibni Alharmahum Sultan Zainal Abidin.


Since its inception, the Department has been instrumental in the development and evolution of the medical undergraduate course (MBBS) bearing the philosophy that the integration of basic and applied sciences should begin early and continue throughout. The Department also conducts a four year Masters'' training program in Internal Medicine (MMED ) in keeping with the increasing prominence of postgraduate activity directed at professional training.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Department of Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,
MALAYSIA

Medical Care shall include consultation, diagnosis, treatment, counseling, prevention and rehabilitation to patients.

The Department of Medicine shall provide the following clinical services for patients :

  • Outpatient, Inpatient, Daycare services as detailed separately.
  • Subspecialty care as detailed separately.
  • Consultation services to other disciplines in the hospital as detailed separately,

Outpatient Service

The department provides outpatient care in the in Medical 1 and Medical II clinics  which is inclusive of general and subspecialty clinics as follows:

MEDICAL CLINIC I

  • Renal
  • CIHD
  • Rheumatic Heart
  • Skin
  • Chest
  • Internationalised Ratio (INR) Clinic
  • Palliative
  • Rheumatology
  • Asthmatic
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • SLE
  • Geriatric

MEDICAL CLINIC II

  • Endocrine
  • Neurology
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetic
  • Hematology
  • Adult Bone Marrow Transplant
  • IPL/Laser treatment
  • Osteoporosis

Inpatient Services

The inpatient general and subspecialty wards are as follows:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cardiology, Coronary Care Unit
  • Neuroscience
  • Hematology
  • Endocrine
  • Nephrology
  • Rheumatology
  • Dialysis Unit
  • General Medical
  • Dermatology
  • Respiratory
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric
  • Stroke and Rehabilitation

Day Care Services

Medical Subspecialties

  • Cardiology
    Provides comprehensive critical care to cardiac patients including acutely ill who require intensive treatment and close continuous monitoring.
  • Gastroenterology
    Provides facilities for the diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy which involving the use of local anaesthesia and sedation. The diagnostic and therapeutic procedures carried out are the ERCP, Colonoscopy, OGDS, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Bronchoscopy.
  • Nephrology
    Provide services to patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), Acute Renal Failure and other conditions that require dialysis support. Management of patient is according to the policy on Care of Patient with Dialysis.
  • Neurology
    Provides services for neurological diagnostic and therapeutic that is efficient and effective for both outpatients and inpatients with neurological disorders.
  • Other Specialities
    1. Infectious Disease
    2. Hematology
    3. Rheumatology
    4. Respiratory
    5. Endocrine
    6. Geriatric
    7. Dermatology



ADDRESS

  • Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya,
    Lembah Pantai ,
    59100 Kuala Lumpur

EMAIL

  • Email: ummc@ummc.edu.my

TEL

  • Phone No : 03-79494422
  • Fax: 03-79492030

WEBSITE

  • Website: www.ummc.edu.my