Dr Mohammad Iqbal Mohammad Sarwar

Dr Mohammad Iqbal Mohammad Sarwar


Specialization : Paediatrician & Neonatologiest

Qualification :  BSc Med Sci (Hons), MBChB (Aberdeen), MRCPCH (UK), FRCPCH (UK), CCT in Paediatrics (UK), AM (Mal)

Language : Malay, English

Phone : 03-7718 1000 ext 1366

Suite Number : G-12


Biographical Sketch

Dr Mohammad Iqbal studied medicine at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland where he graduated with a double degree in Medicine/Surgery and Medical Sciences. From Aberdeen he started his paediatric training at the world famous Royal Hospital for sick children and the Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion in Edinburgh. He later continued his training with the North Yorkshire Paediatric Training Rotations based at the Royal Sheffield Children’s Hospital and Jessops Wing, Sheffield. He obtained his Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Paediatrics from the General Medical Council, UK in 2009 and was entered into the GMC UK specialists register soon after. He was admitted as a fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health United Kingdom in 2011.

Currently he is one of the few Malaysians registered as a specialist both with the General Medical Council United Kingdom and the National Specialist Register in Malaysia. Dr Mohammad Iqbal specialises in the field of Paediatrics and with a sub specialization in the field of Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care. In the field of Neonatal Intensive Care he has special interests in respiratory Care, Non-Invasive ventilation, Brain Cooling, Simultation Training, Neonatal HIV and Risk Management.

Prior to returning to Malaysia, Dr Mohammad Iqbal was appointed to the post as Consultant Neonatologist at the Regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom. The NICU at St Mary’s is one of the largest and most modern neonatal intensive care unit in the UK and looked after the sickest and most premature babies in the region. He also was actively involved in the training of medical students from the University of Manchester and was a regular examiner for the university. Currently he is working as resident Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist at KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital.

Education and Fellowship:

University of Aberdeen, Scotland, University Malaya Kuala Lumpur

Research and Publications:

Dr Mohammad Iqbal understands and value the importance research plays in the NHS. He had formal training as a specialist register in the North Trent Deanery in Critical Appraisal, Research Methodologies and Statistics. Listed below are research projects that he have been involved in thus far :

  • Continuous EEG monitoring for the preterm infant : Development of software for continuous electroencephalography monitoring in preterm newborn babies
  • A randomised controlled trial comparing two methods of ETT length estimation in premature babies
  • Elective project at the Department of Paediatrics, University Malaya Titled “The relationship between childhood asthma & maternal risk factors in an ethnically diverse population”.
  • Physical activity and bone mass development in children and adolescent
  • EXTUBATE trial – Extubation to nascal CPAP compared to bi-level pressure CPAP
  • ADEPT trial – early versus delayed enterenal feeding for babies born with absent or reversed end-diastolic flow and growth restriction
  • TOBY study – total body hypothermia in perinatal ashyxia
  • Randomised study comparing the efficacy of bolus vs. continous nasogistric feeding in the paediatric intensive care
  • INIS study – Immunoglobulin in neonatal sepsis
Day Time
Monday 09:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Tuesday 09:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Wednesday 09:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Thursday 09:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Friday 09:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Saturday 09:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00