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Dr. Ong Kheng Wah 王庆华医生
MBBS (KMC, MANIPAL), Masters Surgery (UM), AM (Malaya)
Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery (Korea)
Advanced Graduate Training in Bariatric Surgery (Bangkok)
Special Interest in Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Ong Kheng Wah graduated from the Kastuba Medical College, Manipal in 1995 and subsequently obtained his Master in Surgery from the University of Malaya. A surgeon with vast experience, he has worked at various hospitals including the Melaka General Hospital and the University of Malaya Medical Centre. Prior to joining the Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre, he was a Senior Surgical Lecturer with the University Putra Malaysia (UPM), working in the major tertiary referral centres like the General Hospital Kuala Lumpur and General Hospital Serdang. Upon gaining experiences in Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgery in HKL, he furthered his training in Laparoscopic Surgery at the Seoul National University in Korea, Bariatric Surgery in Chulalongkorn Hospital, Bangkok as well as Endoscopic Thyroidectomy in National Endocrinology Hospital, Hanoi.
What is the role of a General Surgeon?
A General Surgeon specializes in the treatment of all types of surgery, ranging from treatment of thyroid disorders, benign and cancerous diseases of the breast, gall bladder, stomach, intestine, appendix, colorectal and anal disorders as well as hernias. With special interest in Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery, he also treats the morbidly obese.
When do you need to see a General Surgeon?
You should always seek medical advice from a Surgeon if you experience:
- Any abnormal skin lumps or swellings on the body.
- Enlargements of the thyroid gland.
- When you find an abnormal lump in the breast or axilla.
- Frequent stomach pains or upper abdominal pain with indigestion ,vomiting or heartburn.
- Change in bowels habits like constipation, passage of abnormal mucous or blood in the stools and pain while defecating with abnormal weight loss.
- A sudden onset of abdominal pain with vomiting and fever.
- When you find a swelling over the groin or inguinal area.
- Passage of blood during passing motion.
- A severe and sharp burning pain in the anus during defecation.
- When a circumcision is required.
- In morbidly obese people who have tried and failed to lose weight.