Yeong Yeh Lee MD, PhD, FACP, FRCP, FACG

Sub-Editor (Medical)

Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, MJMS

Location
Kota Bahru, Malaysia
Discipline
Medicine
Interests
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Helicobacter pylori, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Cancers, General Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Gastroenterology and internal medicine are my primary specialities. I have specialised interests in upper gastrointestinal tract disorders in areas including Helicobacter pylori, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, gastrointestinal cancers and functional gastrointestinal disorders.
ORCID - http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6486-7717
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Publications

  • Why do we still have Helicobacter pylori in our stomach?

    Talebi Bezmin Abadi A, Ierardi E, Lee Y

    Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences (2015)

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  • Burnout in physicians

    Lee Y, Medford A, Ahmad Sukari A

    J R Coll Physicians Edinb (2015)

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  • Relationship between cold pressor pain-sensitivity and sleep quality in opioid-dependent males on methadone treatment

    Zahari Z, Lee C, Choon Tan S, Mohamad N, Lee Y, Ismail R

    PeerJ (2015)

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  • In healthy volunteers, immunohistorchemistry supports squamous to columnar metaplasia as mechanism of expansion of cardia, aggravated by central obesity

    Derakhshan M, Robertson E, Lee Y, Harvey T, Ferrier R, Wirz A et al.

    Gut (2015)

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  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: duodenal aspiration vs glucose breath test

    Erdogan A, Rao S, Gulley D, Jacobs C, Lee Y, Badger C

    Neurogastroenterology & Motility (2015)

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  • What is obesity doing to your gut?

    Lee Y

    Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences (2015)

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  • The deadly ebola threat in the midst of an overwhelming dengue epidemic

    Alwi M, Siti Suraiya M, Lee Y

    Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences (2014)

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  • What is the JRCPE for?

    Bracewell R, Witham M, Medford A, Beveridge A, Lee Y, O'Mahony S

    The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (2014)

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  • Helicobacter pylori vacA as Marker for Gastric Cancer and Gastroduodenal Diseases: One but Not the Only Factor.

    Abadi A, Lee Y

    Journal of clinical microbiology (2014)

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  • Letter: inverse correlation between Helicobacter pylori and obesity - a conclusion too early?

    Talebi Bezmin Abadi A, Lee Y

    Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics (2014)

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  • Measuring movement and location in enclosed spaces using 3-axis anisotropic magnetoresistive sensor array

    Weir A, Lee Y, McColl K

    Biomedical Engineering / 817: Robotics Applications (BioMed 2014) (2014)

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  • How to perform and assess colonic manometry and barostat study in chronic constipation.

    Lee Y, Erdogan A, Rao S

    Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility (2014)

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  • Are we ready for combination therapy in moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis?

    Lee Y, Gangireddy V, Khurana S, Rao S

    Gastroenterology (2014)

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  • What's New in the Toolbox for Constipation and Fecal Incontinence?

    Lee Y

    Front Med (Lausanne) (2014)

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  • How to assess regional and whole gut transit time with wireless motility capsule

    Lee Y, Erdogan A, Rao S

    Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility (2014)

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  • Chronic functional constipation and dyssynergic defecation

    Rao S, Lee Y

    Practical Gastroenterology & Hepatology (2014)

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  • Approach to the patient with bloating and gas

    Rao S, Lee Y

    Yamada Textbook of Gastroenterology (2014)

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  • Disruption of the gastroesophageal junction by central obesity and waist belt: Role of raised intra-abdominal pressure

    Lee Y, Mccoll K

    Diseases of the Esophagus (2014)

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  • Bleeding outcome during a dengue outbreak in 2005 in the East-coast region of Peninsular Malaysia: a prospective study.

    Fariz-Safhan M, Tee H, Abu Dzarr G, Sapari S, Lee Y

    Tropical biomedicine (2014)

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  • Role of prophylactic antibiotics in cirrhotic patients with variceal bleeding

    Lee Y, Tee H, Mahadeva S

    World Journal of Gastroenterology (2014)

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  • Absence of Helicobacter pylori is not protective against peptic ulcer bleeding in elderly on offending agents: lessons from an exceptionally low prevalence population

    Lee Y, Noridah N, Syed Hassan S, Menon J

    PeerJ (2014)

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  • Dietary fiber and risk of inflammatory bowel disease: fact or hype?

    Lee Y, Yu S, Khurana S, Rao S

    Gastroenterology (2014)

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  • High Resolution and High Definition Anorectal Manometry and Pressure Topography: Diagnostic Advance or a New Kid on the Block?

    Lee Y, Erdogan A, Rao S

    Current gastroenterology reports (2013)

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  • Germline mutation and protein expression analysis of mismatch repair genes MSH6 and PMS2 in Malaysian Lynch syndrome patients.

    Zahary M, Kaur G, Hassan M, Sidek A, Singh H, Yeh L et al.

    International journal of colorectal disease (2013)

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  • Waist belt and central obesity cause partial hiatus hernia and short-segment acid reflux in asymptomatic volunteers.

    Lee Y, Wirz A, Whiting J, Robertson E, Smith D, Weir A et al.

    Gut (2014)

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  • Letter to Editor - Nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: is it all about comorbidities?

    Lee Y, Noridah N

    Gastroenterology (2013)

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  • An in-depth study on the movement and location of the gastro-oesophageal junction

    Lee Y

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  • Relevance of position and movement of the gastroesophageal junction in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

    Lee Y

    Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility (2013)

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  • Serum Ghrelin; A New Surrogate Marker of Gastric Mucosal Alterations in Upper Gastrointestinal Carcinogenesis.

    Sadjadi A, Yazdanbod A, Lee Y, Boreiri M, Samadi F, Alizadeh B et al.

    PloS one (2013)

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  • Pathophysiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

    Lee Y, McColl K

    Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology (2013)

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  • Central obesity in asymptomatic volunteers is associated with increased intrasphincteric Acid reflux and lengthening of the cardiac mucosa.

    Robertson E, Derakhshan M, Wirz A, Lee Y, Seenan J, Ballantyne S et al.

    Gastroenterology (2013)

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  • Role of Helicobacter pylori in Functional Dyspepsia: More Controversies Than Answers.

    Lee Y, Chua A

    Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility (2013)

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  • Environmental and Lifestyle Risk Factors of Gastric Cancer.

    Lee Y, Derakhshan M

    Archives of Iranian medicine (2013)

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  • Helicobacter pylori infection in a low prevalence population - what can we learn?

    Lee Y

    Microbial pathogens and strategies for combating them: science, technology and education Volume 3 (2013)

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  • What indigestion means to the malays?

    Lee Y, Chua A

    Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility (2013)

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  • A Rome III survey of functional dyspepsia among the ethnic Malays in a primary care setting (Highly accessed)

    Lee Y, Wahab N, Mustaffa N, Daud N, Mohd Noor N, Shaaban J et al.

    BMC gastroenterology (2013)

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  • Contribution of the MLH1 -93G>A Promoter Polymorphism in Modulating Susceptibility Risk in Malaysian Colorectal Cancer Patients

    Nizam Z, Abdul Aziz A, Kaur G, Abu Hassan M, Mohd Sidek A, Yeh L et al.

    Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP (2013)

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  • Gastric precancerous lesions are associated with gene variants in Helicobacter pylori-susceptible ethnic Malays

    Maran S, Lee Y, Xu S, Rajab N, Hasan N, Syed Abdul Aziz S et al.

    World journal of gastroenterology : WJG (2013)

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  • Value of CT pulmonary arteriography and venography in the evaluation of venous thromboembolism in a multiracial Asian population

    Lee Y, Zakaria R, Abdul Manaf H, Mohamed Z, Lee Y

    Chinese medical journal (2013)

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  • Helicobacter pylori Infection - A Boon or a Bane: Lessons from Studies in a Low-Prevalence Population.

    Lee Y, Mahendra Raj S, Graham D

    Helicobacter (2013)

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  • Hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in acute medical wards

    Hassan S, Rahman R, Huda N, Wan Bebakar W, Lee Y

    J R Coll Physicians Edinb (2013)

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  • Growth reduction among primary schoolchildren with light trichuriasis in Malaysia treated with albendazole

    Tee M, Lee Y, Majid N, Noori N, Raj S

    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health (2013)

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  • Towards understanding the low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in Malays: Genetic variants among Helicobacter pylori-negative ethnic Malays in the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia and Han Chinese and South Indians

    Maran S, Lee Y, Xu S, Raj M, Abdul Majid N, Choo K et al.

    Journal of digestive diseases (2013)

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  • Measuring movement and location of the gastroesophageal junction: research and clinical implications

    Lee Y, Whiting J, Robertson E, Derakhshan M, Smith D, McColl K

    Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology (2013)

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  • Rome III survey of irritable bowel syndrome among ethnic Malays

    Lee Y, Waid A, Tan H, Chua A, Whitehead W

    World journal of gastroenterology : WJG (2012)

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  • Towards minimally invasive monitoring for gastroenterology -An external Squamocolumnar Junction Locator

    Whiting J, Djennati N, Lee Y, Robertson E, Derakhshan M, Connolly P et al.

    Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference (2012)

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  • Gastric Cancer Prevention through Eradication of Helicobacter pylori Infection: Feasibility and Pitfalls

    Derakhshan M, Lee Y

    Archives of Iranian medicine (2012)

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  • Deleted in Colorectal Cancer (DCC) gene polymorphism is associated with H. pylori infection among susceptible Malays from the North-Eastern Region of Peninsular Malaysia

    Maran S, Lee Y, Xu S, Rajab N, Hasan N, Mustaffa N et al.

    Hepato-Gastroenterology (2013)

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  • Kinetics of transient hiatus hernia during transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations and swallows in healthy subjects

    Lee Y, Whiting J, Robertson E, Derakhshan M, Wirz A, Smith D et al.

    Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society (2012)

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  • Investigating functional dyspepsia in Asia.

    Lee Y, Chua A

    Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility (2012)

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  • Necrotizing enterocolitis with circulatory failure in an adolescent with dengue hemorrhagic fever: a case report

    Lee Y, Salleh H

    WebmedCentral.com (2011)

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  • Predominance of MLH1 -93G>A promoter polymorphism among Malaysian Lynch syndrome patients

    Zahary M, Kaur G, Hassan M, Singh H, Aziz S, Bhavaraju V et al.

    International Medical Journal (2011)

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  • Sociocultural and Dietary Practices Among Malay Subjects in the North-Eastern Region of Peninsular Malaysia: A Region of Low Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection

    Lee Y, Ismail A, Mustaffa N, Musa K, Majid N, Choo K et al.

    Helicobacter (2012)

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  • Acid reflux and magnetism

    Lee Y

    Glasgow Insight Into Science and Technology (2011)

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  • Why streptokinase failed in acute myocardial infarct ? A clinical study and in-depth review

    Lee Y

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  • A new paradigm in medicine : Genome wide association studies

    Maran S, Lee Y, Ba Z, Am N

    GENETIK: Officiial publication of Genetics Society of Malaysia (2009)

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  • A Survey on Medical Digital Imaging of Endoscopic Gastritis

    Yacob Y, Amylia H, Sakim M, Baharudin N, Yeh L, Ashidi N et al.

    IEEE TENCON 2009 : IEEE Region 10 Conference (2009)

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  • High-resolution esophageal manometry: addressing thermal drift of the manoscan system

    Robertson E, Lee Y, Derakhshan M, Wirz A, Whiting J, Seenan J et al.

    Neurogastroenterology & Motility (2012)

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  • An Unusual Association between Unilateral Intracranial Vessels Occlusion with Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Alpha-Thalassemia Trait: A Case Report

    Lee Y, Bhaskar S

    Case Reports in Medicine (2011)

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  • Influence of gut microbes on the brain-gut axis (gut 2011;60:307-317).

    Lee Y, Chua A

    Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility (2011)

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  • Validity and reliability of the Malay-language translation of the Rome III Diagnostic Questionnaire for irritable bowel syndrome

    Lee Y, Waid A, Tan H, Chua S, Whitehead W

    Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology (2012)

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  • Mechanism of association between BMI and dysfunction of the gastro-oesophageal barrier in patients with normal endoscopy

    Derakhshan M, Robertson E, Fletcher J, Jones G, Lee Y, Wirz A et al.

    Gut (2012)

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  • Development and validation of a probe allowing accurate and continuous monitoring of location of squamo-columnar junction

    Lee Y, Seenan J, Whiting J, Robertson E, Derakhshan M, Wirz A et al.

    Medical engineering & physics (2012)

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  • Barrett's Esophagus in an Area with an Exceptionally Low Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection

    Lee Y, Tuan Sharif S, Syed Abd Aziz S, Raj S

    ISRN gastroenterology (2011)

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  • Pardoprunox in early Parkinson's disease: Results from 2 large, randomized double-blind trials

    Sampaio C, Bronzova J, Hauser R, Lang A, Rascol O, van de Witte S et al.

    Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society (2011)

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  • An open-label pilot study to assess the efficacy and safety of virgin coconut oil in reducing visceral adiposity

    Liau K, Lee Y, Chen C, Rasool A

    ISRN pharmacology (2011)

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  • Evidence against Helicobacter pylori being related to childhood asthma

    Raj S, Choo K, Noorizan A, Lee Y, Graham D

    The Journal of Infectious Diseases (2009)

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  • Incidence of Esophageal Carcinoma Among Malays in North-Eastern Peninsular Malaysia: An Area with an Exceptionally Low Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection

    Lee Y, Raj S, Sharif S, Salleh R, Ayub M, Graham D

    Digestive diseases and sciences (2010)

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  • Adjunctive lamotrigine XR for primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in a randomized, placebo-controlled study

    Biton V, Di Memmo J, Shukla R, Lee Y, Poverennova I, Demchenko V et al.

    Epilepsy & behavior : E&B (2010)

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  • Helicobacter pylori infection among Aborigines (the Orang Asli) in the northeastern region of Peninsular Malaysia

    Rahim A, Lee Y, Majid N, Choo K, Raj S, Derakhshan M et al.

    The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene (2010)

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  • Chronic atrophic antral gastritis and risk of metaplasia and dysplasia in an area with low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori

    Yeh L, Raj M, Hassan S, Aziz S, Othman N, Mutum S et al.

    Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology (2009)

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  • Further observations in an area with an exceptionally low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection

    Raj S, Lee Y, Choo K, Noorizan A, Zulkifli A, Radzi M et al.

    Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2008)

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  • Persistent obscure gastrointestinal bleeding after jejunal resection of a bleeding jejunal angiodysplasia in a lady with multiple medical problems

    Lee Y, Abdul Rahim A, Syed Abd Aziz S

    Journal of Medical Sciences Research (2007)

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  • Thrombolytic failure with streptokinase in acute myocardial infarction using electrocardiogram criteria

    Lee Y, Tee M, Zurkurnai Y, Than W, Sapawi M, Suhairi I

    Singapore medical journal (2008)

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Professional experience

Sub-Editor (Medical)

Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, MJMS

July 2014 - Present

Associate Clinical Editor (International)

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

June 2014 - Present

Academic Editor

PeerJ

December 2013 - Present

Associate Editor

Frontiers

November 2013 - Present

Honorary Research Fellow

University of Glasgow

July 2009 - Present

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Physician, Scientist and Associate Professor of Medicine

Universiti Sains Malaysia

January 2002 - Present

Associate Editor

BMC Gastroenterology

Present

Editorial board member

World Journal of Hepatology

Present

Education history

University of Glasgow

PhD (Glasgow)

June 2013

Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK

MRCP (UK) Specialty Certificate in Gastroenterology

May 2013

Royal College of Physicians

DTM&H (London)

April 2012

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Master of Medicine (MMed) Internal Medicine

June 2002 - August 2006 (4 years 2 months)

Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK

MRCP (UK)

January 2001 - November 2005 (4 years 10 months)

Universiti Sains Malaysia

MD (USM)

June 1995 - July 2000 (5 years 1 month)