Prof Dato’ Dr Haron Ahmad
Specialization : General & Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgeon , Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery
Qualification : MD, MS (UKM), AM (Mal), FAMM (Mal)
Language : Malay, English
Phone : 03-7718 1000 Ext : 1326
Suite : Weight Management Centre
Biographical Sketch :
Dato’ Dr. Haron was one of the pioneer students to study medicine at the National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 1973. After graduating in 1979, he worked for the General Hospital before he was absorbed into the National University as a trainee lecturer in surgery. In 1983, Dato’ Dr Haron was in the first batch of postgraduate students to undertake the University’s first Master of Surgery programme and graduated in 1986.
After completing his Masters, he studied at Tokyo University hospital to specialize in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. He learned ERCP under prof. Fujita at Fujigaoka Hospital. He then received a scholarship to further his studies in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery at The Royal Postgraduate Medical School of London (Hammersmith Hospital) and at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from 1990 to 1992.
Dato’ Dr Haron Ahmad was a member of the Surgical Department of UKM from 1980 to 2002. He was also the Head of the Department of Surgery in the National University and the first Malaysian to promote laparoscopic surgery for the gall bladder procedure. Dato’ Dr. Haron was also one of the first Malaysian surgeons to bring the ERCP procedure to Malaysia and collaborate with Dr. Norman and Dr. Paul Wigman of Fort Lauderdale Florida, and an established centre at KPJ Damansara Specialist Hopspital.
Education and Fellowship :
National University of Malaysia
The Royal Postgraduate Medical School of London (Hammersmith Hospital)
Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Fort Lauderdale Hospital, Florida USA
General & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery