Background and Introduction of the Urology Department
The Department of Urology is previously known as Urology Unit, under the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM. The Unit started its operation in year 2003 and started its clinical services at Hospital Serdang in year 2015, under the leadership of Associate Professor Dato’ Dr Khairul Asri Mohd Ghani. Under his leadership, the unit was given ‘department’ status by the University in year 2020. The Department or Urology UPM is also the first urological department established among the public universities in Malaysia.
The department takes an active role in teaching and clinical training of the medical students enrolled under the Doctor of Medicine (MD) undergraduate program at UPM. The clinical teachings mainly take place at UPM Teaching Hospital and Serdang Hospital. Other than that, Urology UPM is also one of the urology training centre, through the parallel training pathway (for medical officer) and post-master pathway (sub-specialty training for general surgeon), under the Malaysian Board of Urology. Urologists will obtain the FRCS diploma from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow UK and Malaysian Board of Urology Certification, upon completion of the training.
Up to the date of writing, 3 urologists have completed their training under Assoc. Prof. Dato’ Dr Khairul Asri Mohd Ghani - Dr Syed Hasanul Hadi, Dr Christopher Lee and Assoc. Prof. Dr Omar Fahmy.
Other than undergraduate teaching, specialty training, clinical services dan community services, our department’s staffs also involved in teaching and supervision of postgraduate students.
Updated:: 04/09/2021 [mfairuz.ms]
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