Surgery is a major department of the University of Malaya and was set up in 1965. From a small department of several academicians, the number of lecturers and professors have increased whilst maintaining the standard of excellence. The department has always played an important role in the University of Malaya Medical Center (formerly known as The University Hospital) as a major referral center for Malaysia. Patients are referred from general practitioners and specialists both within the hospital and also from outstation. They also attend via the Accident and Emergency department and through our Walk In clinics.
Department of SurgeryFaculty of Medicine,University of Malaya,50603 Kuala Lumpur,MALAYSIA
Tel : +603-7949 2070Fax : +603-7958 6360
Surgical care shall include consultation, diagnosis, treatment, counseling, prevention and rehabilitation to all patients and if applicable, to their family members, relatives and friends. The department of surgery shall provide the following clinical services to all surgical patients. The services are open to all patients from new born to adult.
Inpatient service includes provision of a general and subspecialty wards.
Surgical Operation Services
Surgeries are performed as electives cases according to operating schedule or as an emergency.
Provide day care facilities for minor procedures and other procedures without the patients being admitted to the wards, as an example patient for Transrectal ultrasound biopsy of prostate, Extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), Trial without catheter (TWOC), Change of CBD catheter etc.
Daycare services are provided by Urology and Peadiatric surgery.
Day care surgery provides surgical operations services that require general and/or local anesthesia without hospital admission. These include: