Asim Shabbir

Dr Asim Shabbir                            

[Department Of Surgery, National University Hospital, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119228] [+65-67724296] | [cfsasim@nus.edu.sg]

[Singapore Medical Council Reg. no. 09368H (20-09-2008)]

  1. EDUCATION

 

[Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh]

[FRCS] [Nov 2007]

 

[College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan]

[FCPS] [April 2007]

[National University of Singapore]

[MMed]   [Aug 2003]

[Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh]

[MRCS] [Jan 2003]

 

[University Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan]

[MRCS] [May 1993]

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[Final Professional] [Jun 1996]

 

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[3rd Professional] [Dec 1994]

 

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[2nd Professional] [Oct 1993]

 

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[1st Professional] [Oct 1992]

 

[Allama Iqbal Medical College, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan]

[M.B.B.S] [1989]

 

[Govt. Islamia College, Civil lines Lahore, Pakistan]

[Intermediate (Equivalent to “A” Level]            [1987-1989]   

[Immaculate Conception School, Itak, Uyo, Nigeria]

[Cathedral School, 4-Church Rd.,Lahore, Pakistan]

[Secondary School (Equivalent to “O” level)]             [1982-1983]

 

[Holy Child International School, Cross River State, Nigeria]

[Primary School] [1978-1982]

 

  1. FELLOWSHIP

 

[Bariatric Surgery I-Shou University, Eda Hospital, Taiwan]        [Jan 2010] – [Jul 2010]

[Upper gastrointestinal Surgery Seoul National University Bundang Hospital] [Oct 2009] – [Dec 2009]

 

III. PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

 

[National University Hospital]

[Department of Surgery]

[Assistant Professor] [present]

[Post graduate education, NUH, Singapore]

[Department of Surgery]

[Director] [present]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Surgery]

[Senior Consultant] [01 Jan 2015] – [present]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Surgery]

[Consultant] [01 Jan 2010] – [31 Dec 2014]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Surgery]

[Associate Consultant] [01 Nov 2007] – [30 Dec 2009]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Surgery]

[Registrar] [01 Jan 2006] – [22 Oct 2007]

[Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Surgery]

[Registrar] [01 May 2006] – [30 Oct 2006]

[National University of Singapore]

[Clinical Tutor and M2 Coordinator] [22 Feb 2006] – [present]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Surgery]

[Registrar] [11 Nov 2004] – [30 Apr 2006]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of General Surgery]

[Medical Officer] [01 Jun 2006] – [30 Oct 2006]

[Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Orthopaedic Surgery]

[Medical Officer] [01 Dec 2002] – [30 May 2003]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of General Surgery]

[Medical Officer] [01 May 2003] – [30 Nov 2002]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery]

[Medical Officer] [01 Nov 2001] – [30 Apr 2002]

[National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Department of Emergency Medicine]

[Medical Officer] [23 Apr 2001] – [31 Oct 2001]

[Jinnah Hospital Lahore, Pakistan]

[Department of General Surgery]

[Medical Officer] [01 Apr 2001] – [22 Apr 2001]

[Services Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan]

[Department of Pediatric Surgery]

[Medical Officer] [01 Feb 2001] – [31 Mar 2001]

[Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan]

[Department of Urology]

[Medical Officer] [01 Feb 2000] – [30 Nov 2000]

[Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan]

[Department of General Surgery]

[Medical Officer] [01 Sep 1999] – [31 Mar 2001]

[Sports Medical and Research Centre, Brunei Darussalam]

[Department of Youth and Sports]

[Medical Officer] [15 Apr 1999] – [31 Aug 1999]

[Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan]

[Department of General Surgery]

[Medical Officer] [24 Dec 1998] – [11 Apr 1999]

[Pakistan Olympic Association Medical Commission]

     [Medical Officer, evening shift] [Jul 1996] – [May 1999]

[Polyclinic Gujrat, Pakistan]

     [Medical Officer] [16 Mar 1998] – [23 Dec 1998]

[Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan]

     [House Surgeon] [16 Sep 1997] – [15 Mar 1997]

[Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan]

     [House Physician] [15 Mar 1997] – [15 Sep 1998]

[Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital, Gujrat (D.H.Q)]

     [House Surgeon] [15 Nov 1997] – [14 Mar 1998]

 

  1. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

 

Current Titles

 

[Assistant Professor of Surgery, Yong Loo Ling School of Medicine, Singapore]

 

[Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital]

 

[Visiting Consultant for mentoring advancement of robotics surgery, Department of Surgery, Changi General Hospital]

 

[Director, Clinical Service, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital]

 

[Deputy Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre, National University Hospital]

 

[Director of Informatics, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital, 2016-2019]

 

[Adjunct Investigator in Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (“SICS”), Biomedical Sciences Institutes (“BMSI”) from 1st December 2014 till 30th November 2019

 

[Clinical Director for Medical Engineering Research and Commercialisation Initiative (MERCI), Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore]

 

[Postgraduate Medical Education Director, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital]

[Supervisor for the laparoscopic procedures in Upper GI and Bariatric, Changi General Hospital, May 2016- May 2017]

 

 

Responsibilities

 

[Operating Theater Committee member]

 

[Robotic Surgery Committee member]

 

[Department of Surgery Representative for Robotic Surgery development]

 

[Department of Surgery Representative for Endoscopy Centre]

 

[OMSSS President Elect]

 

Memberships and Service in Professional Organisations

 

[Member Pakistan Olympic association Medical Commission]

[Member Brunei Association of Sports Medicine]

[Member Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh UK]

[Member Asia-Pacific Hernia society]

[Singapore Medical council full registration since November 2008]

[International member of American Society of Metabolic Bariatric Surgery]

[Executive Member of Obesity metabolic and Surgery Society of Singapore]

[National University Cancer Institute, Singapore Affiliate Membership]

[Member of Robotic Accreditation, Process Improvement and Development Committee]

[Member of Society of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons of Pakistan]

 

Reviewer

[Editorial Board Member of the Asian Journal of Surgery] [01 July 2016]

[Editor Asian Journal of Surgery] [20 Apr 2016]

[Asian Journal of Endoscopy Surgery]

[Innovation and Technology Commission Hong Kong]

[Journal of Obesity Research and Clinical Practice]

[Singapore Medical Journal]

 

  1. TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS

 

[Advanced PowerPoint: The Master Class] [21 Feb 2017]

[Office of Safety, Health and Environment Course] [26 Apr 2016]

[Certificate: OSHE/2016/OSHBIO01/63798]

[Course on Essentials of Medical Law & Ethics] [19 May 2016]

[Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) Course

[by International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care]                             [10th-11th April 2014]                                                                                               

[da Vinci ® Robot System Training Program] [6-7 Sep 2012]

     [da Vinci® Surgical System Online Training Module]                                                    [27 June 2012]

[Recertification BCLS June 2006 and ACLS Dec 2006]                                                    [2006]

[Advanced Trauma Life Support Course 4th December 2002]      [2002]

     [Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Certificate Number A-01466]                [11 May 2001]

     [Basic Cardiac Life Support 26th April 2001 Certificate number B-02632]               [26 April 2001]

     [Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) Course]                     [27-30 January 2005]

 

  1. ADMINISTRATION

 

  • National University Health System Clinician Scientist Program-Residency (NCSP-R) Judging Panel on 17 August 2015
  • National University of Singapore Surgery Representative for Phase II Multi-Station Examination (MSE) from 1 July 2013 to 31 July 2014
  • Advanced Gastric Cancer Surgery Masterclass 2014, Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium, 21-22 July 2014
  • Examiner for the AY2013/2014 3rd Professional Examination for the Degrees of M.B.B.S., 10th May 2014, National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • NUS Phase II Surgery co-coordinator
  • Post Graduate Director (Department of Surgery, NUH)
  • Examiner of Undergraduate NUS (Final MBBS exam and Phase II and III)
  • Co-organiser at Asia Pacific Gastric Cancer Congress (2012)
  • ASTC workshops in master class of Sleeve Gastrectomy, 10th International Bariatric Workshop and Digestive diseases workshop
  • Organised Pioneer run in 2012 in Partnership with Pioneer CC
  • Executive member of Obesity, Metabolic and Surgery Society of Singapore
  • Member of Objective Assessment of Registrars and Allied Health Staff
  • Team Member of Resident Selection
  • In charge of CFSC NUH Surgery
  • Local Faculty and Organizer at Optimising GIST Management (GISTour 2011)
  • National Cadet course as Battalion Commander Govt. Islamic College Civil Lines, Lahore, Paki

VII. RESEARCH

Research Interest

     [Duodenojejunal bypass and endo sleeve for diabetes]

     [Collaborator in Gastric Cancer Stem cell studies & Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for gastric cancer]

     [Randomized study comparing Roux-en-Y and Gastrojejunostomy after subtotal radical gastrectomy]

 

Participation in Scientific and Professional Advisory Committees/ Organisations

      [Expert Panel Member of Ethicon-Endo Surgery Research Panel Meeting (Aug 2012)]

      [Expert panel at Asia Pacific Workshop, Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus]

      [External Reviewer for Innovation and Technology Commission Hong Kong]

 

Collaborations and Partnerships

 

     [Partner in founding ENTHERIA (GD chute project)]

     [Patents filled with GD chute project]

     [Active Collaborations in Obesity and Bariatric Surgery field]

[Local (A star, NUS faculties)]

              [International Organisations (Asian Diabetic Surgery Society (ADSS)]

              [Asian Consensus on Metabolic Surgery (ACMOS)]

     [Innovative Projects]

[Partner in founding ENTHERIA (GD chute project)]

[Patents filled with GD chute project]

 

Grants

 

[NHIC-I2D-1604109]-PI

-The Allevetixtm Reversible Roux-En-Y Device:Restricts Food Intake And Caloric Absorption In The Stomach And Duodenum In Obese And Diabetic Patients

[S$208,333] [01 Nov 2016 – 31 Oct 2017]

 

       [SMART-Ignition Grant, ING1510110-BIO (IGN)]-PI

             -Novel Device for Managing Esophageal Anastomotic Leaks

[S$50,000] [01 Apr 2016 -31 Mar 2017]

 

      [NUHS CG Seed Funding Programme 2]-PI

             - Understanding the link of Obesity and Breast Cancer through   function of macrophages

[S$50,000] [19 May 2015 -31 Mar 2017]

    

    [NMRC/CTGIITL/0001/2015]-Co-I

-Large Volume Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage as A Simple Intervention To Improve the Survival Of Gastric Cancer Patients - An International Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial

 

[S$1,600,000] [27 May 2015 – 29 May 2020]

 

[NMRC/BnB/0014c/2014]- Co-I

 

-Development of A Novel, Non-Invasive" Serum Microrna Test For Detection Of Gastric Cancer In A High Risk Population

 

[S$2,000,000] [01 Mar 2015 – 31 Mar 2018]

 

     [NMRC Cooperative Basic Research, CBRG]-PI                  

     [CBRG 11nov101] [10 Jul 2012 – 31 Jul 2015]

-Regulatory Mechanisms of MAPK Phosphatase 5 in metabolic disorders

           [$953,949.66]

     [SUTD-MIT International Design Centre (IDC) Grant] -PI [13 Feb 2012 – 12 Feb 2016]

           -Real-time Non-Invasive Magnetic Field-Based Localization of Nasogastric Tube

           [$589,400.00]

     [NUHS Clinician Research Grant FY13]-PI [1 May 2014 – 30 Oct 2015]

-Design and Development of a Device for External Gastric Restriction for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes      

           [$90,000.00]

     [NUHS Bench to Bedside to Product Grant]-PI [1 May 2013 – 30 Apr 2015]

-The effect of a novel gastroduodenal sleeve on weight loss and metabolic parameters in a chronic animal model

            [$100,000.00]

VIII. PUBLICATIONS

 

Research Publications

 

[2017]

 

Totally extra-peritoneal repair for acute incarcerated femoral hernia with intestinal obstruction.

Kim G, Yan So JB, Shabbir A. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;32:16-18. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.01.034. Epub 2017 Jan 17

 

Widespread intra-abdominal carcinomatosis from a rhabdoid meningioma after placement of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt: A case report and review of the literature

JJ NG, Teo KA, Shabbir A, Yeo TT - 2017 – Asian Journal of Neurosurgery [Epub ahead of print]

 

Chronic kidney disease and metabolic surgery in Asia. Teh JL, Shabbir A. 2017 2;2 (1). Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery.

[2016]

 

Conversion Surgery Post-Intraperitoneal Paclitaxel and Systemic Chemotherapy for Gastric Cancer Carcinomatosis Peritonei. Are We Ready? Chua DY, Syn NL, Yap R, Phua JN, Soh TI, Chee CE, Nga ME, Shabbir A, So JB. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27981493

 

Adipocyte Ceramides Regulate Subcutaneous Adipose Browning, Inflammation, and Metabolism. Chaurasia B, Kaddai VA, Lancaster VA, Velan SS, Bulchand S, Tsong TJ, Wang M, Siddique MM, Yuguang G, Sigmundsson K, Mellet NA, Weir JM, Meikle PJ, Bin M Yassin MS, Shabbir A, Shayman JA, Hirabayashi Y, Shiow ST, Sugii S, Summers SA. 2016 Dec 13; 24 (6): 820-834. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2016.10.002. PubMed PMID: 27818258 [Impact Factor 6.21]

 

Attitudes and Concerns of Diabetic Patients towards Bariatric Surgery as Treatment of Diabetes. Chua HW, Zhou HJ, Khoo CM, Shabbir A, Lomanto D, So JB. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2016 Nov; 45 (11): 495-506. PubMed PMID: 27922143

 

Extensive peritoneal lavage after curative gastrectomy for gastric cancer (EXPEL): study protocol of an international multicentre randomized controlled trial. Kim G, Chen E, Tay AY, Lee JS, Phua JN, Shabbir A, So JB, Tai BC. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2016 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27889694

 

Accumulation of CD11c+ CD163+ Adipose Tissue Macrophages through Upregulation of Intracellular 11β-HSD1 in Human Obesity. Nakajima S, Koh V, Kua LF, SO J, Davide L, Lim KS, Petersen SH, Yong WP, Shabbir A, Kono K. J Immunol. 2016 Nov 01. 197 (9): 3735 – 3745. PubMed PMID: 27698011

 

Intraperitoneal chemotherapy for gastric cancer with peritoneal disease: experience from Singapore and Japan. Kono K, Yong WP, Okayama H, Shabbir A, Momma T, Ohki S, Takenoshita S, So J. Gastric Cancer. 2016 Oct 20. Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27766496

 

Real-time sensor fault detection and compensation in a passive magnetic field-based localization system. Sun Z, Foong S, Marechal L, Tee HT, Tan UX, Shabbir A. AIM 2016 IEEE. 2016 Sep 29. doi: 10.1109/AIM.2016.7576907 INSPEC accession number: 16340609

 

Modular design of a real-time passive magnetic localization system for enhanced safety in nasogastric intubation. Sun Z, Chi KTS, Suthep U, Shabbir A, Foong S. BioRob IEEE. 2016 Jul 28. doi: 10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523647 INSPEC accession number: 16192638. ISSN: 2155-1782

 

Enterotomy closure using knotless and barbed suture in laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal surgeries. Bautista T, Shabbir A, Rao J, So J, Kono K, Durai P. Surg Endosc. 2016 Apr; 30 (4): 1699-703. doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4395-3. PubMed PMID: 26173547

[Impact factor: 2.67]

 

Investigation on the potential of Mueller matrix imaging for the digital staining. Wang W, Lim LG, Srivastava S, Bok-Yan So J, Shabbir A, Liu Q. J Biophotonics. 2016 Apr; 9(4): 364-75. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201500006. PubMed PMID: 25907856

[Impact factor: 2.86]

 

Inhibition of MMP activity can restore NKG2D ligand expression in gastric cancer, leading to improved NK cell susceptibility. Shiraishi K, Mimura K, Kua LF, Koh V, Siang LK, Nakajima S, Fujii H, Shabbir A, Yong WP, So J, Takenoshita S, Kono K. J Gastroenterol. 2016 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27002316

[Impact factor: 3.94]

 

Effect of weight loss after bariatric surgery on kidney function in a multiethnic Asian population. Ngoh CL, So JB, Tiong HY, Shabbir A, Teo BW. Surg Obes. Relat Dis. 2016 Mar-Apr; 12 (3): 600-5. doi: 1016/j.soard.2015.07.003. Pubmed PMID: 26522229

 

The transcription factor SOX6 contributes to the developmental origins of obesity by promoting adipogenesis. Leow SC, Poschmann J, Too PG, Yin J, Joseph R, McFarlane C, Dogra S, Shabbir A, Ingham PW, Prabhakar S, Leow MK, Lee YS, Ng KL, Chong YS, Gluckman PD, Stünkel W. Development. 2016 Mar 15; 143(6):950-61. doi: 10.1242/dev.131573. Epub 2016 Feb 18. PMID: 26893351

Goal-directed program after sleeve gastrectomy improves weight loss. Kim G, Tan CS, Ng JY, Cheng AK, Rao J, Soe KT, Kong LW, Naseer F, Er PS, Lomanto D, So JB, Shabbir A. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Mar-Apr;12(3):518-21. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.11.014. Epub 2015 Nov 19. PMID: 26944549

Retinoic Acid Mediates Visceral-Specific Adipogenic Defects of Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells.

Takeda K, Sriram S, Chan XH, Ong WK, Yeo CR, Tan B, Lee SA, Kong KV, Hoon S, Jiang H, Yuen JJ, Perumal J, Agrawal M, Vaz C, So J, Shabbir A, Blaner WS, Olivo M, Han W, Tanavde V, Toh SA, Sugii S.

Diabetes. 2016 May; 65(5):1164-78. doi: 10.2337/db15-1315. Epub 2016 Mar 2. PMID: 26936961

Early outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort. Ching SS, Cheng AK, Kong LW, Lomanto D, So JB, Shabbir A. Surg Obes. Relat Dis. 2016 Feb; 12 (2): 330-7. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.05.009. PubMed PMID: 26363715

ECM microenvironment unlocks brown adipogenic potential of adult human bone marrow-derived MSCs. Lee MH, Goralczyk AG, Kriszt R, Ang XM, Badowski C, Li Y, Summers SA, Toh SA, Yassin MS, Shabbir A, Sheppard A, Raghunath M. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 17;6:21173. doi: 10.1038/srep21173. PMID: 26883894

Is Elective Gastroscopy Prior to Bariatric Surgery in an Asian Cohort Worthwhile? Ng JY, Cheng AK, Kim G, Kong LW, Soe KT, Lomanto D, So JB, Shabbir A. Obes Surg. 2016 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26780361

A Rare Cause of Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Ng JJ, Lau JW, Shabbir A. Gastroenterology. 2016 Jan;150 (1):401.doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.09.046. Epub 2015 Nov 25. PMID: 26612187

 

[2015]

 

Effect of weight loss after bariatric surgery on kidney function in a multiethnic Asian population. Ngoh CL, So JB, Tiong HY, Shabbir A, Teo BW. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Jul 9. pii: S15507289( 15)002889. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.07.003. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26522229

 

Early outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a multiethnic Asian cohort. Ching SS, Cheng AK, Kong LW, Lomanto D, So JB, Shabbir A. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 May 22. pii: S15507289(15)001525. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.05.009. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26363715

 

Enterotomy closure using knotless and barbed suture in laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal surgeries.

Bautista T, Shabbir A, Rao J, So J, Kono K, Durai P. Surg Endosc. 2015 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 26173547

 

A Noninvasive Realtime Localization System for Enhanced Efficacy in Nasogastric Intubation.

Sun Z, Foong S, Maréchal L, Tan UX, Teo TH, Shabbir A. Ann Biomed Eng. 2015 Dec;43(12):294152. doi: 10.1007/s1043901513610. Epub 2015 Jun 25. PMID: 26108204

 

Removal of a large, 40mm, submucosal leiomyoma using submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection and extraction of specimen using a distal mucosal incision. Ng JJ, Chiu PW, Shabbir A, So JB. Endoscopy. 2015;47 Suppl 1 UCTN: E2323. doi: 10.1055/s00341391904. Epub 2015 Jun 12. No abstract available. PMID: 26069978

 

Investigation on the potential of Mueller matrix imaging for digital staining. Wang W, Lim LG, Srivastava S, Bok-Yan So J, Shabbir A, Liu Q. J Biophotonics. 2015 Apr 22; 9999(9999). doi: 10.1002/jbio.201500006. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25907856

 

The success of sleeve gastrectomy in the management of metabolic syndrome and obesity. Shabbir A, Dargan D. J Biomed Res. 2015 Apr; 29(2):937. doi: 10.7555/JBR.28.20140107. Epub 2014 Oct 4. Review. PMID: 25859262

 

[2014]

Inhibition of mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway can induce upregulation of human leukocyte antigen class I without PD-L1-upregulation in contrast to interferon-γ treatment. Mimura K, Kua LF, Shiraishi K, Kee Siang L, Shabbir A, Komachi M, Suzuki Y, Nakano T, Yong WP, So J, Kono K, Cancer Sci. 2014 Oct;105(10):1236-44. doi: 10.1111/cas.12503. Epub 2014 Sep 29

Laparoscopic Heller's cardiomyotomy and Roux-En-Y gastric bypass for missed achalasia diagnosed after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Oh HB, Tang SW, Shabbir A, Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Sep-Oct; 10(5):1002-4 doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.01.023. Epub 2014 Jan 29

Therapeutic potential of highly cytotoxic natural killer cells for gastric cancer. Mimura K, Kamiya T, Shiraishi K, Kua LF, Shabbir A, So J, Yong WP, Suzuki Y, Yoshimoto Y, Nakano T, Fujii H, Campana D, Kono K, Int J Cancer. 2014 Sep 15; 135(6):1390-8. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28780. Epub 2014 Feb 28

Longer Examination Time Improves Detection of Gastric Cancer During Diagnostic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Teh JL, Tan JR, Lau LJ, Saxena N, Salim A, Tay A, Shabbir A, Chung S, Hartman M, Bok-Yan So J, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Aug 10. pii: S1542-3565(14)01144-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.07.059. [Epub ahead of print]

Implications of morbid obesity and surgery for the obese. Loo LM, Shabbir A, So JB, Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2014 Jun; 43(6):328-30.

Advancement and benefit of energy sealing in minimally invasive surgery. Shabbir A, Dargan D, Asian J Endosc Surg. 2014 May; 7(2):95-101. doi: 10.1111/ases.12101. Review

Roles of linear and circular polarization properties and effect of wavelength choice on differentiation between ex vivo normal and cancerous gastric samples. Wang W, Lim LG, Srivastava S, Yan JS, Shabbir A, Liu Q. J Biomed Opt. 2014 Apr;19(4):046020. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.19.4.046020

CD44v8-10 is a cancer-specific marker for gastric cancer stem cells. Lau WM, Teng E, Chong HS, Lopez KA, Tay AY, Salto-Tellez M, Shabbir A, So JB, Chan SL, Cancer Res. 2014 May 1; 74(9):2630-41. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-2309. Epub 2014 Mar 11

Identification of specific cell-surface markers of adipose-derived stem cells from subcutaneous and visceral fat depots. Ong WK, Tan CS, Chan KL, Goesantoso GG, Chan XH, Chan E, Yin J, Yeo CR, Khoo CM, So JB, Shabbir A, Toh SA, Han W, Sugii S, Stem Cell Reports. 2014 Feb 6; 2(2):171-9. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2014.01.002. eCollection 2014 Feb 11

Fiberoptic confocal raman spectroscopy for real-time in vivo diagnosis of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus. Bergholt MS, Zheng W, Ho KY, Teh M, Yeoh KG, Yan So JB, Shabbir A, Huang Z, Gastroenterology. 2014 Jan; 146(1):27-32. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.11.002. Epub 2013 Nov 8. No abstract available

The success of sleeve gastrectomy in the management of metabolic syndrome and obesity. Shabbir A, Dargan D, J Biomed Res. 2014. Invited Review

 

[2013]

Gastric metastases of oral carcinoma resulting from percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement via the introducer technique. Teh JL, Wong RK, Gowans M, Shabbir A, Doshi B, Ong DE, Fan VT, Gastroenterol. Rep. 2013 1 (3): 211-213 first published online October 15, 2013 doi:10.1093/gastro/got027

Bariatric surgery in Singapore from 2005 to 2009. Goel R, Agarwal A, Shabbir A, So JB, Pasupathy S, Wong A, Cheng A, Lomanto D. Asian J Surg. 2013 Jan;36(1):36-9. doi: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2012.08.006. Epub 2012 Oct 4

Fiber-optic Raman spectroscopy probes gastric carcinogenesis in vivo at endoscopy. Bergholt MS1, Zheng W, Ho KY, Teh M, Yeoh KG, So JB, Shabbir A, Huang Z. J Biophotonics. 2013 Jan;6(1):49-59. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201200138. Epub 2012 Nov 29

Randomized controlled trial comparing three methods of liver retraction in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Goel R, Shabbir A, Tai CM, Eng A, Lin HY, Lee SL, Huang CK. Surg Endosc. 2013 Feb; 27(2):679-84

Perforated early gastric cancer: uncommon and easily missed a case report and review of literature. Lim RH, Tay CM, Wong B, Chong CS, Kono K, So JB, Shabbir A. J Gastric Cancer. 2013 Mar; 13(1):65-8. doi: 10.5230/jgc.2013.13.1.65. Epub 2013 Mar 31

[2012]

Connection tubing causing small bowel obstruction and colonic erosion as a rare complication after laparoscopic gastric banding: a case report. Tan LB, So JB, Shabbir A. J Med Case Rep. 2012 Jan 11; 6:9

Novel bariatric technology: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded   plication: technique and preliminary results. Huang CK, Lo CH, Shabbir A, Tai CM. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 Jan-Feb; 8(1):41-5. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2011.03.005. Epub 2011 Mar 24.

Bariatric surgery in Asia in the last 5 years (2005-2009). Lomanto D, Lee WJ, Goel R, Lee JJ, Shabbir A, So JB, Huang CK, Chowbey P, Lakdawala M, Sutedja B, Wong SK, Kitano S, Chin KF, Dineros HC, Wong A, Cheng A, Pasupathy S, Lee SK, Pongchairerks P, Giang TB. Obes Surg. 2012 Mar; 22(3):502-6

Laparoscopic excision of intrathoracic oesophageal duplication cyst in a Singaporean adult male. Lu J, Loo LM, So JB, Shabbir A. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2012 Mar; 41(3):129-31

Augmenting Weight Loss after LAGB by Laparoscopic Gastric Plication. Huang CK, Shabbir A, Lo CH.     Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2012 March-April; 7(2):235-236

Use of individual surgeon versus surgical team approach: surgical outcomes of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in an Asian Medical Center. Chen W, Chang CC, Chiu HC, Shabbir A, Perng DS, Huang CK. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 Mar-Apr; 8(2):214-9.

Real-time Raman spectroscopy for in vivo, online gastric cancer diagnosis during clinical endoscopic examination. Duraipandian S, Sylvest Bergholt M, Zheng W, Yu Ho K, Teh M, Guan Yeoh K, Bok Yan So J, Shabbir A, Huang Z. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Aug;17(8):081418.

Potential therapeutic significance of HER-family in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Kono K, Mimura K, Fujii H, Shabbir A, Yong WP, So JB . Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012; 18(6):506-13. Epub 2012 Nov 17

Single-incision transumbilical (SITU) surgery after SITU laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Huang CK, Goel R, Chang PC, Lo CH, Shabbir A. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2012 Oct; 22(8):764-7

[2011]

Cancer of the gastric cardia is rising in incidence in an Asian population and is associated with adverse outcome. Deans C, Yeo MS, Soe MY, Shabbir A, Ti TK, So JB. World J Surg. 2011 Mar; 35(3):617-24

Augmenting weight loss after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding by laparoscopic gastric placation. Huang CK, Shabbir A, Lo CH. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Mar-Apr;7(2):235-6

Closure of gastrotomy in natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a feasibility study using an ex vivo model comparing endoloop with endoclip. Shabbir A, Liang S, Lomanto D, Ho KY, So JB. Dig Endosc. 2011 Apr; 23(2):130-4

Closure of gastrotomy in NOTES: a feasibility study using an ex-vivo model comparing endoloop with endoclip. Shabbir A, Liang S, Lomanto D, Ho K Y, So JB, Dig Endosc. 2011 Apr 23(2): 130-4. Epub 2010 Dec 7

A novel technique for liver retraction in laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Huang CK, Lo CH, Shabbir A, Houng JY, Huang SF. Obes Surg. 2011 May; 21(5):676-9

Pseudodiverticulosis of the gastroesophageal junction mimicking a carcinoma. Ma. ntoo SK, So J, Shabbir A, Sun LY. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Jun; 73(6):1280-1

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for the treatment of type II diabetes mellitus in Chinese patients with body mass index of 25 -35. Huang CK, Shabbir A, Lo CH, Tai CM, Chen YS, Houng JY. Obes Surg. 2011 Sep; 21(9):1344-9

[2010]   

Laparoscopic appendectomy by residents: evaluating outcomes and learning curve. Lin YY, Shabbir A, So JB. Surg Endosc. 2010 Jan; 24(1):125-30 

Pancreatic tuberculous abscess diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration. Shabbir A, Manjari L, Kenneth MS, Alexander CR, Christopher K, Khek-Yu H. J Pak Med Assoc. 2010 Jun; 60(6):499-501

Endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric lesions by using a Master and Slave Transluminal Endoscopic Robot (MASTER). Ho KY, Phee SJ, Shabbir A, Low SC, Huynh VA, Kencana AP, Yang K, Lomanto D, So BY, Wong YY, Chung S. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  2010 Sep; 72 (3): 593-599

Combined suture retraction of the falciform ligament and the left lobe of the liverduring laparoscopic total gastrectomy. Shabbir A, Lee JH, Lee MS, Park do J, Kim HH. Surg Endosc. 2010 Dec; 24(12):3237-40

[2009]

Post radiation chylous ascites: a case report. Shelat VG, Pandya GJ, Shabbir A, Diddapur RK. Cases Journal 2009, 2:9393 

Is laparoscopic colectomy as cost beneficial as open colectomy. Shabbir A, Roslani AC, Wong KS, Tsang CB, Wong HB, Cheong WK. ANZ J Surg. 2009 Apr; 79(4):265-70

Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Gastric Lesions Using a Through-the-Scope Intuitively Controlled Robotics-Enhanced Manipulator system. Phee LS, Ho KY, Shabbir A, Low SC, Huynh VA, Kencana AP, Yang K, Lomanto D, So BY, Chung SC.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy April 2009; 69(5): AB163

Microbiological contamination during transgastric and transvaginal endoscopic techniques. Lomanto D, Chua HC, Myat MM, So J, Shabbir A, Ho L. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2009 Aug; 19(4):465-9

Surgical management of obesity - National University Hospital experience. Shabbir A, Loi TH, Lomanto D, Ti TK, So JB. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2009 Oct; 38(10):882-90

[2008]

Diagnostic laparoscopy in the evaluation of right lower abdominal pain: a one year    audit. Lim GH, Shabbir A, So JB. Singapore Med J 2008; 49(6):451-453

[2006]

Laparoscopic versus Open Ventral Hernia Mesh Repair: A Prospective Study. Lomanto D, Iyer SG, Shabbir A. Cheah WK. Surg Endosc 2006 20: 1030–1035

REVIEW OF SOLID-PSEUDOPAPILLARY TUMOUR OF THE PANCREAS WITH CASE ILLUSTRATION. SHABBIR A, TEO CHY, LEOW CK. SURGICAL PRACTICE NOV 2006 10(4): 148-153

[2000]

Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Female Breast a Rare Entity. Abbas MK, Qadir H, Shabbir A, Imran F, Rasool I, Yousuf NW. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak May 2000;10(5):185-6

Dissertation “Accuracy of Clinical Diagnosis in Acute Appendicitis” as a requirement for Fellowship examination of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

 

Book Publications

     [Bariatric Surgical Practice Guide –Preoperative Predictors of Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery]

[Deep Goel and Asim Shabbir]

[ISBN 978-981-10-2704-8, DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-2705-5]

[Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd 2017]        [2017]

     [Essentials and Controversies in Bariatric Surgery: A New Emerging procedure-Sleeve Gastrectomy]

[Co-authored with Jun Liang Teh] [October 2014]

[InTech, Croatia, 2014]

[Atlas of Complicated Abdominal Emergencies-Tips on Laparoscopic and Open Surgery, Therapeutic Endoscopy and Interventional Radiology: Management of Complications Following Bariatric Surgery]

[Co-authored with Chih-Kun Huang]

[World Scientific, Singapore, 2014] [2014]

 

  1. AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

 

[Long Service Award] [Dec 2016]

[In recognition of 5 years of invaluable voluntary service to Singapore Cancer Society]

[Conferred by the National Council of Social Service]

 

[Best Presentation Award] [21-23rd April 2016]

[KINGCA WEEK 2016 & 6th APGCC Korea]

[For Best Oral Presentation titled “Roux-en-Y Versus Billroth II Gastrojejunostomy After Radical Distal Gastrectomy For Gastric Cancer – A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial”

 

[Best Poster Award IFSO 2012 Delhi] [2012]

 

[International Award by American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery]   [Jun 2011]

[Florida]

[Paper titled “Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass for the treatment of Type II

Diabetes Mellitus in Chinese patients with Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25-35

[A prospective study”]

 

[Scholar Award for the best Free Paper at the KOSIS 2010] [19 Nov 2010]

[Best Free oral paper presentation APMBSS 2010] [22-23 Oct 2010]

[Sunny side up Award 2009] [2009]

     [NUHS Way Quest Merit Award (CPIP Category)]                                                          [2009]

     [NUHS Way Day 2009 celebration]

[Health Manpower Development Program FY 2009] [2009]

     [Round winner, Pitch of Funds Round, Yong Lin School of Medicine] [16 Mar 2009]

     [NUS leadership in Academic Medicine Program]

[Merit award. Young investigator award in clinical research] [7 -8 Nov 2008]

[NHG Annual Scientific Congress]         

[Merit award Pitch of Funds Round, Yong Lin School of Medicine] [15 Nov 2007]

[NUS leadership in Academic Medicine Program]

     [Long Service Award National University Hospital Singapore]       [16 May 2007]

[Courage Star] [Mar-May 2003]

[Certificate of Appreciation for Valour and selfless dedication during SARS]          

  1. PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES

CONFERENCES

[2016] [Invited speaker, presenter and attendee for Obesity Week, New Orleans, 31st October-4th November 2016]

[Organising President, OMSSS OBES Scientific Meeting in collaboration with Endocrine Society of Singapore and SASO. First of its kind collaboration in this field with 375 registered participants and 4 courses, 18th-19th November 2016, Singapore]

                          [Chairperson, Main symposium II and Speaker on “Re-Do Bariatric Surgery” (Mastery in Surgery Session), OBES Scientific Meeting on 18th-19th November 2016, Singapore]

[Guest Speaker: 5th Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society International Conference 2016, 8th -9th October 2016, Swiss Garden Hotel and Residence, Melaka, Malaysia.]

[Chairperson, Presenter and attendee; presented on   “Influence of Asian Ethnicity on Weight Loss 3 Years Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy”, 21st World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders”, 28th September -1st October 2016, Rio de Janeiro]

[Invited Speaker,”Will the sleeve gastrectomy be the dominant procedure for Asians?” Annual Congress of the Korean Society for the Study of Obesity, 1st-4th September 2016, Korea]

[Presenter “Surgery for Cancer of Gastric Cardia, Annual Combined Surgical Meeting (Mastery of Surgery), Singapore, 27th Aug 2016]

                          [Panelist for “Management of Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinomas: Esophagectomy or Gastrectomy” and “The Asean Integration: It’s Impact on Surgical Practice in the Philippines” 14th PSGS Surgical Forum, 4th – 6th August 2016, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Philippine]

[Speaker for “Fundamental Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery” and “Updates in the Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors” 14th PSGS Surgical Forum, 4th – 6th August 2016, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Philippine]

[NUH International Medical Seminar- Gastric Cancer HCMC, Vietnam, 28th-30th July 2016]

[Invited Speaker ACMOMS India “Criteria for inadequate quality of life improvement as an indicator for revisional surgery, 23rd-24th July 2016]

[Invited Speaker, “Ethnic differences in Outcome of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy”, IV International Forum for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, 6th-8th May 2017, China]

[Invited Speaker “Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: What’s New?” KINGCA WEEK 2016 & 6th APGCC, 21-23rd April 2016]

[Industry Sponsored Symposium-“Technological advancement: Laparoscopic Surgery with 3D imaging” KINGCA WEEK 2016 & 6th APGCC, 21-23rd April 2016]

[Invited Speaker- Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Training: 6th Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Congress 2016 (AMPBSS 2016), “Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Training” & “Robotic Bariatric Surgery”. 14th - 16th April 2016, College of Surgeons, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia]

[Industry-sponsored education-Robotic Bariatric Surgery-6th Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Congress 2016 (AMPBSS 2016), “Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Training” & “Robotic Bariatric Surgery”. 14th - 16th April 2016, College of Surgeons, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia]

 

[2015] [Speaker “Management of Post-op Micronutrients Deficiencies” 6th Asian Diabetes Surgery Summit, 18th July 2015, Taipei, Taiwan]

[3rd International Workshop in Basic Laparoscopic Surgical Skills & Suturing, 19th-20th June 2015, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka]

[Philippine Association of Laparoscopic & Endoscopic Surgeons, Inc., 9th-10th July 2015, Manila, Philippines]

[Video Symposium: IFSI-APC 2015: Endoscopic Management of Complications after Sleeve Gastrectomy, 9th-11th April 2015, KINTEX, Goyang, Korea

[Guest Speaker in the 14th Annual Surgery Research Day, 5th April 2015, The College of Medicine, King Saud University & King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia]

[Hot Topics in Children and Adolescents: Eye, ENT and obesity, 7th March 2015, Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore]

[6th Bariatric human soft-cadaver workshop-Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Meet the experts, 2nd February 2015, Chula Soft Cadaver Surgical Training Centre, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thailand]

[14th Middle East Surgery Conference 2015, “Impact of energy source in minimal access surgery” & “Bariatric Surgery using the 3D Imaging System”, invited speaker, 27th-29th January 2015, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai]

[2014] [Faculty: 4th ELSA Workshop-ELSA Outreach Program, NALES Laparoscopic Surgery and Advanced Suturing Course with Live Surgery. 1st-2nd December 2014]

[Invited speaker: 6th Annual Academic Sessions 2014-a Joint programme of the Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka and the Society for Endocrinology UK, invited speaker, 22nd-25th October 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka]

[International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), 26th-30th August 2014, Montreal, Canada]

[Invited speaker: 43rd annual academic sessions of the College for Surgeons of Sri Lanka (CSSL), 20th-23rd August 2014. Metabolic Surgery in Asia, Sri Lanka]

[Plenary Session on Future of MIS “Advance Imaging and Energy Source” invited speaker, 11th July 2014, Manila, Phillipines]

[MIS Acute Surgical Care “Incarcerated hernia: tips and tricks”, Invited speaker, 10th July 2014 Manila, Philippines]

[7th ACMOMS SUMMIT-Complications and Revisions in Bariatric Surgery “Sleeve gastrectomy pros and cons”, 21st-22nd June 2014, Udaipur, India]

[Faculty: Silent Mentor Laparoscopic Esophagus Gastric Cancer and Benign Bariatric Course Surgery Workshop, 29th May 2014, Malaysia]

[Invited speaker: Annual Scientific meeting of the College of Surgeons of Malaysia-Complications after sleeve gastrectomy. 23rd-25th May 2014, Sarawak, Malaysia]

[AGM/Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 23rd-25th May 2014. Pullman Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia]

[Robotic gastric cancer surgery, Fujita University, Japan]

[Cancer Institute Academy-Gastric Cancer Surgery at the Cancer Institute Ariake Hospital, 21st-23rd May 2014, Japan]

[Endoscopy Trainer in Singapore Hands-On Live Endoscopy Course, 30th-31st May 2014, Singapore]

[Invited speaker: International Education Federation Meeting –Evaluation and Selection for Metabolic Surgery. 10th-11th May 2014, Nanjing China]

[Faculty and Operating Surgeon “Annual Combined Surgical Meeting Singapore Autralasian Live Laparoscopic Surgery Symposium, Live Sleeve gastrectomy at TTSH, 4th-5th May 2014]

[1st Asia Minimally Invasive Surgery Training (AMIST) Symposium, 3rd -4th May 2014, E-Da Hospital, Taiwan]

[Asia Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society Congress, 24th-26th April 2014, Krabi, Thailand]

[International workshop on Advanced Digestive Surgery in Collaboration with ELSA Outreach Programme, 21-22 April 2014, Jinnah Hospital Lahore-Pakistan]

[12th International Congress on Obesity, IASO ICO2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

[International Surgical Conference-Perioperative Management of Upper GI Surgical Patients, 31st January-1st February 2014, Zurich]

 

[2013] [30th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS held at Obesity Week, 11th-16th November 2013, Georgia, USA]

[Annual Combined Surgical Meeting- The ASEAN Federation of Surgical Colleges, 2nd Summit Meeting, 11th October 2013, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore]

[SOLES 2013, International Laparoscopic Surgery Conference Lahore Pakistan, 31 Jan 2013]

 

[2012] [ELSA 2012, Riyadh, 12thDec 2012]

[3rd International Hands-on Workshop in Soft Cadaver on Bariatric Surgery, Chulalongkom University, Bangkok 4th Dec 2012]

[Annual Combined Surgical Meeting on “Bariatric Symposium”, 4th August 2012, Singapore]

[Minimally Invasive Surgery: The evolving OR nurse role 21st Jul 2012]

[Philippines Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery, 11th Jul 2012]

[2nd International Excellence Federation in Bariatric Surgery, Kaohsiung Taiwan 2012]

[Asia Pacific Workshop, Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 6th Feb 2012]

[International Excellent Federation in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. 2nd meeting held in Taiwan, Feb 2012]

 

[2011] [9th International Workshop on Obesity and Metabolic surgery Nov 2011]

[8th International workshop obesity and metabolic surgery Nov 2011]

[Faculty Asia Pacific Digestive Week, Singapore Oct 2011]

[10th Asia Pacific Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, 11th-13th August 2011, Singapore]

[Invited speaker and performed live surgeries at ELSA Singapore Aug 2011]

[Advanced Laparoscopic skills in Digestive Surgery, Philippines Aug 2011]

[9th International Gastric cancer Congress, 20th-23rd April 2011, Korea]

[Local faculty GISTour 2011 Singapore. Optimizing GIST management. 26th March 2011]

[Patient selection for laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Asim shabbir, Litang Chen, Raymond Lim, Jia-Yan Wee, Lifeng Zheng, Davide Lomanto, Jimmy BY So.  Oral presentation IFSO Asia Pacific Japan 2011]

[Guest Speaker for Critical Care Nursing Program. 22nd June 2011]

[Digestive Surgery 2011, Advanced Course. Bariatric Surgery May 2011]

[Live surgery During Bariatric workshop SURGICON 2011]

[Local Faculty and speaker at Optimizing GIST Management. GISTour 26th Mar 2011]

[Faculty and Chaired session at the international diabetic meeting: Asia Pacific workshop, metabolic surgery for Type II Diabetes, held by the Weill Medical College, Baker ID and A star]

[13th Biennial International Surgical Congress, 9th-13th March 2011, Lahore, Pakistan]

[Invited speaker opening ceremony I Shou University Minimally Invasive Centre Koashiung Taiwan.  “NOTES a futuristic Approach”]

[5th International Multidisciplinary Workshop on Single incision Laparascopic Surgery. SILS sleeve gastrectomy, Mar 2011]

[International Excellence Federation in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. 2nd meeting held in Taiwan, Feb 2011]

 

[2010] [Lectured for Bariatric workshop Eda Hospital Jan –July 2010]

[1st Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress, 12th-13th November 2010, Singapore]

 

[2009] [National Health Care Group. Clinical practice improvement program. Nov 2008- June 2009. To Reduce Inpatient admission for abscesses without increasing morbidity at NUH Surgery]

[Predictive factors for severe weight loss after radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer. 8th IGCC, June 10-13, 2009, Krakow, Poland & International Surgical Week ISW 2009, Adelaide, September 6–10, 2009]

[Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Syndrome Workshop, National University Hospital Singapore August 17 – 18, 2009]

[Essential Endoscopic Skills for Surgeons. ASTC, National University Hospital Singapore, 1st August 2009]

[Basic laparoscopic surgery course. Course Director & instructor. Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre. National University Hospital Singapore Jan, April, July & Oct. 2008 & July 2009]

[Oral Presentation. Outcome of surgical treatment for gastric cancer at the National University Hospital in Singapore. 8th IGCC, June 10-13, 2009, Krakow, Poland]

[Oral presentation. Detection of Pre-neoplastic gastric lesions in a high risk Chinese cohort using endoscopic autofluorescence imaging followed by narrow band imaging versus standard white light endoscopy- A prospective randomized study. 8th IGCC, June 10-13, 2009, Krakow, Poland]

[Oral presentation. Enteral Nutrition for surgical patients in Singapore. Symposium on “New Strategies in the nutritional management of postoperative patient”. Chapter of General Surgeons, College of Surgeons, Singapore. 27th March 2009]

[The Bariatric and Colorectal Workshops, 18th-19th February 2009, Brussels]

 

[2008] [Oral Presentation. Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery Our Experimental Experience. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 7th & 8th Nov. 2008]

[Poster Presentation. Microbial contamination of the peritoneum is common following Transgastric Endoscopic Surgery. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 7th & 8th Nov. 2008]

[Poster Presentation. Total Transvaginal Endoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair. A NOTES Survival study. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 7th & 8th Nov. 2008]

[Poster Presentation. Laparoscopic Resection of Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 7th & 8th Nov. 2008]

[Oral presentation Closure of Gastrotomy in NOTES: A randomized study using an Ex-vivo model comparing Endoloop with Endoclip. 11th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. 2nd -5th September 2008, Yokohama Japan]

     [Singapore gastric Cancer Consortium. 1st Annual Scientific Meeting. 17th *18th July 2008]

[Team Member and instructor Advanced Workshop in Digestive Surgery.  Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre. National University Hospital Singapore. July 2008]

[Poster presentation results of surgical treatment for adenocarcinomas of the gastroesophageal junction and distal stomach: a prospective analysis. College of Surgeons Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. 8th & 9th of May 2008]

[Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Conference. College of Surgeons Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. 8th & 9th of May 2008]

[2007] [Research Ethic Forum Workshop. National Health care Group 12th & 13th Nov 2007]

[3rd International Congress of the Asia – Pacific Hernia Society. Pre Congress Workshop “Abdominal Surgery”. 24th Oct 2007].

[International Symposium on gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. National University Hospital, Singapore. 13th Sept.2007]

 

[2006] [International Laparoscopic Workshop on Abdominal wall and Hernia Repair. National University Hospital, Singapore. 11th – 12th Dec 2006]

[1st Asia-Pacific Gastric Cancer Conference 20th – 22nd Nov 2006, Singapore]

[Oral presentation “Diagnostic laparoscopy for evaluating right sided lower abdominal pain”. ELSA Seoul 18th Oct – 21st Oct 2006]

[Oral presentation “comparison of totally extraperitoneal repair Vs open repair for bilateral inguinal hernia”. ELSA Seoul 18th Oct – 21st Oct 2006]

[Oral presentation “Prospective comparative study of open Vs laparoscopic ventral hernia”. ELSA Seoul 18th Oct – 21st Oct 2006]

[Oral presentation “Hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomies (HALC). How does it compare with standard laparoscopic (SLC) and conventional open colectomies (COC)” ELSA Seoul 18th Oct – 21st Oct 2006]

[Oral presentation “Standard laparoscopic elective colecctomy- A cost effective alternative to standard open elective colostomy”. ELSA Seoul 18th Oct – 21st Oct 2006]

[Oral presentation “endoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: A single centre experience”. ELSA Seoul 18th Oct – 21st Oct 2006]

[Oral presentation “Thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis is there a better way to do it”. ELSA Seoul 18th Oct – 21st Oct 2006]

[Oral presentation “Prospective comparative study of open Vs laparoscopic ventral hernia”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[Poster presentation. “Comparison of totally extraperitoneal repair Vs open repair for bilateral inguinal hernia”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[Poster presentation. “Primary umbilical hernia: open Vs laparoscopic repair”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[Poster presentation. “Endoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: A single centre experience”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[Poster presentation. “thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis – is there a better way to do it”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[Poster presentation. “T2 Vs T2-T3 vats sympathectomy for sweaty palms”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[Poster presentation. “Diagnostic laparoscopy for evaluating right sided lower abdominal pain”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[Poster presentation. “Hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomies (HALC). How does it compare with standard laparoscopic (SLC) and conventional open colectomies (COC)”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[Poster presentation. “Standard laparoscopic elective colectomy- A cost effective alternative to standard open elective colectomy”. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 30th Sept to 1st Oct 2006]

[The Next Technology, Cardiothoracic and vascular Surgery Seminar. 31st Mar. 2006. Endovascular stenting work shop]

[GIHep Singapore 2006, 24-25th Feb. 2006 TTSH, Singapore]

[4th National Endoscopy Workshop, Gastroenterological Society of Singapore And Chapter of Gastroenterologists College of Physicians, 25th February 2006, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore]

 

[2005] [The First Asia-Pacific Hernia Society Congress, 21-22 November 2005, Malaysia]

[Poster Presentation “Liver Transplant for HCC a Singapore Prespective. Combined Surgical meeting 4 -6th Nov. 2005, Singapore]

[Singapore Medical Association, Medical Ethics Course 14th July 2005, 11-12th Dec 2005, 5th Jan 2006. Ministry of Health Singapore]

[Oral Presentation 30th June 2005. “Liver Transplant for HCC a Singapore perspective”.  39th Singapore Malaya Congress Singapore]

[Oral Presentation 16th June 2005. “Peptic ulcer disease”. GP talk Clementi Polyclinic, Singapore]

[Oral Presentation 11th May 2005. “Non-invasive detection of massive acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding using multiphasic multidetector CT (MP-MDCT) scanner”. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Annual Scientific Congress 9 -13th May 2005]

[Fundamentals of Critical Care. Singapore General Hospital, 6th March 2005]

 

[Oral Presentation 4th March 2005. “Dyspepsia”. NHG Jurong Polyclinic, Singapore]

[Poster Presentation Oral Presentation 10th – 13th February 2005. “Chylous Ascites a Case report”. 8th Congress Asian Society of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Manila, Philippines]

[Co-author presentations: 8th Congress Asian Society of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Manila, Philippines]

[Oral presentation “Adult Choledochal Cyst: Our experience from 1995 – 2004”]

[Poster Presentation “Case Report Laparoscopic left hepatectomy”]

[Poster Presentation “Pylorus – preserving pancreatoduodenectomy – A case Report”]

[Oral Presentation 10th – 13th February 2005. “Pancreatic tuberculosis diagnosed by EUS-FNAC.” 8th Congress Asian Society of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Manila, Philippines]

[Oral Presentation 10th – 13th February 2005. “Liver Transplant for HCC”. 8th Congress Asian Society of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Manila, Philippines]

 

[2004] [Oral Presentation 28th December 2004. “All about nutrition in sports medicine”. Asian Federation of Sports Medicine Congress, Karachi, Pakistan]

[Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia Regional Meeting. 26 – 29th September 2004 Bali Indonesia]

[Paper Presentation 13th November 2004. “Liver Transplant for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.”  Society of Transplantation, Singapore. Annual Scientific meeting 2004]

[Poster Presentation 2nd Author, Different Endoscopic Approaches in Palmar Hyperhidosis: A Single Centre Experience. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 9-10th October 2004]

[Poster Presentation 2nd Author Multidetector CT in Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 9-10th October 2004]

[Poster Presentation Laparoscopic Versus Open Ventral Hernia Mesh Rapair: A Prospective Study. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 9-10th October 2004]

[Poster Presentation Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: An Overview of our Experience. NHG Annual Scientific Congress 9-10th October 2004.

  • Poster Presentation Endoscopic TEP Hernia Repair  A series of 300 repairs
  • . NHG Annual Scientific Congress 9-10th October 2004]

[Paper Presentation Laparoscopic Versus Open Ventral Hernia Mesh Repair: A Prospective Study. Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia Regional Meeting. 26 – 29th September 2004 Bali Indonesia]

[Poster Presentation Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: An Overview of our experience. Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia Regional Meeting. 26 – 29th September 2004 Bali Indonesia]

[Lectured in The 7th AFSM- BDNOC Sports Medicine Congress July 30 August, 2004. Brunei Darussalam on “All About Nutrition in Sports Medicine. Paper Presentation Laparoscopic Versus Open Ventral Hernia Mesh Repair: A Prospective Study.

  • 38th Singapore – Malaysia Congress of Medicine. 19 – 22 August 2004 Singapore.
  • Paper Presentation Endoscopic TEP Hernia Repair  A series of 280 repairs
  • 38th Singapore – Malaysia Congress of Medicine. 19 – 22 August 2004 Singapore]

[4th ISSF Sports Medicine and Anti-Doping Course. July 24-28, 2004. Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam]

[Ministry of Health. Mass Casualty Burns Training Course July 3rd 2004]

[Workshop on “Communication Skills” April 12-15, 2004 at WHO Collaboration Centre for research & training in educational development of health personnel” Lahore, Pakistan]

[Communication skills in clinical Practice 7th February 2004. NHG College]

 

[2002] [Workshop: SGH Vascular Surgery 28th April 2002 at Singapore General Hospital Post Graduate Medical Institute]

[Paper Presentation “Surgical Management of Thymic Tumors” at Singapore Cardiac Society 14th Annual Scientific Meeting 2nd to 3rd March 2002]

[2001] [Accuracy of clinical diagnosis in acute Appendicitis presented at 17th International Congress of Gastroenterology and GI Endoscopy Joint congress 2001 Islamabad 23-25th March 2001]

[Role of Ofloxacilin (Aminoqunolones) in the treatment of selected cases of Chronic Osteomyelitis study by Dr Shahid Saeed Khan]

[32nd Emergency Medicine Course 16th- 25th April 2001 at Singapore General Hospital, Singapore]

[8th Biennial International Surgical Conference Lahore, Pakistan by Society of Surgeons of Pakistan 2nd-3rd March 2001]

[Sports Medicine and Doping Control Course by Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation in Lahore Pakistan 20th -24th January 2001]

[2000] [1st AIMC/ APPNA International Medical Conference & 21st Annual APPNA Conference, Oct. 20th-23rd, 2000 as Organizer and Participant]

[Workshop on “Basic Surgical Skills”. June 19-20, 2000 at WHO Collaboration Centre for research & training in educational development of health personnel” Lahore, Pakistan]

[Grand Seminar on “Hyperlipidaemia, Hypertension and ARB’s” 17th June 2000, Lahore, Pakistan]

[National Surgical Conference, Society of Surgeons of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan 10th -11th March]

[Workshop on “Research Methodology, Biostatics and Dissertation Writing” June 5-10, 2000 at WHO Collaboration Centre for research & training in educational development of health personnel” Lahore, Pakistan]

 

[1999] [4th Biennial International Conference on Chest diseases and Tuberculosis, Lahore, Pakistan. 5th to 7th November 1999]

[International Surgical Conference Lahore, Pakistan. 13th March 1999]

[1998] [Team Physician and Medical team coordinator during Pakistan National Sports Championships April 21-27, 1998]

[14th Annual International Congress of Gastroenterology and GI Endoscopy Lahore, Pakistan March 6-8 1998]

[1996] [Second International Cancer Conference Oct. 11-13, 1996 Lahore, Pakistan]

[Intensive review Course in Oncology Oct. 9-11, 1996 Lahore, Pakistan]

 

LOCAL CONGRESS-CAMPUS/DEPARTMENTAL TALKS

[2017]                [Chairperson, 3rd POEM, Advanced Endoscopy & ANBIIG Workshop, 6-7    

                            June 2017, ASTC, National University Hospital]

                           [Speaker, 7th International Workshop on Advanced Digestive Surgery, on  “ Advances in

                           GERD Management” and “Advances in Endoscopic Management for Obesity” 27-28

                            February 2017, ASTC, National University Hospital]

                           [[Scientific Chairman, 7th International Workshop on Advanced Digestive Surgery, 27-28   

                            February 2017, ASTC, National University Hospital]

                           [Speaker, 7th International Workshop on Advanced Digestive Surgery, on  “ Advances in

                           GERD Management” and “Advances in Endoscopic Management for Obesity” 27-28

                            February 2017, ASTC, National University Hospital]             

[2016]    [Course director, chairperson and Instructor: International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) post-congress symposium and hands-on workshop on Minimally Invasive Therapy for Esophageal Cancer, 21 September 2016, ASTC, NUH, Singapore]

[Lecturer and Hands-On Demonstrator: HERNIA LIVE @ Singapore, 18th International Workshop, Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery & 3D Live Surgery on “Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia: How I Do It?”, “Managing Complication in VH” and “Hands-on Live Tissue in SMART Lab”. 5-6 September 2016, ASTC, National University Health System]

[Invited speaker, Annual combine surgical meeting-Surgery for Cancer of Gastric Cardia, 27th August 2016]

[Participated in 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Singapore gastric Cancer Consortium, 20th – 21st July, at National University Health System, Singapore]

[Chairperson: 2nd International Peroral Endoscopy Myotomy Workshop (POEM) and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Symposium & Hands-on Workshop, 29th April 2016, NUH Singapore]

[Invited Speaker, “Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery-What’s New” KINGCA Week 2016 and 6th APGCC meeting, 21st-23rd April 2016]

[Speaker, da Vinci Robotic Surgery CNE Programme- Robotic UGIT Surgery, 27th February 2016]

[NUH Flyer Talk, 27 February 2016]

[Invited Speaker, “Metabolic Surgery in Asia”, EMSS-MAYO Course in Advanced Endocrinology,  

24th-26th February 2016, Singapore]

[Scientific Chairman and Speaker, 6th International Workshop on Advanced Digestive Surgery,

22nd-23rd February 2016, NUH, Singapore]

[2015] [Course Director and Speaker: Postgraduate Course on Upper GI Surgery. Theme 2015: Advances in Gastric Cancer. 23rd October 2015, NUH Singapore]

[President: Asia Pacific Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Workshop-Video Clinics, 24-25 July 2015, NUH Singapore]

[Case Discussion: 8th Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium Scientific Meeting, 22-23 July 2015, NUH Singapore]

[EMD Residents talk NUH, “Identifying and managing complications of GI Surgery-Hernia in

general, 25th May 2016]

[Faculty: 1st Peroral Endoscopy Myotomy Workshop (POEM) and Novel Endoscopic Procedures Symposium & Hands-on Workshop, 17th April 2015, NUH Singapore]

[Faculty and Speaker: SG-INDIA Hernia Excellence Exchange presented on “Recurrence in Ventral Hernia: Causes, Prevention and Re-do Approach” 27th-28th March 2015, NUH ASTC & Vision Crest Commercial, Singapore]

[Talks at Health Education Hub, “Surgery for Obesity: How does it work?”6th February 2015, National University Hospital, Singapore]

[2014] [10TH IDF-WPR CONGRESS 2014/6th AASD SCIENTIFIC MEETING, Pre-congress Workshop Essential of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, 21-24 November 2014, National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore]

[Professor Uyema - development of robotic gastric cancer program in Singapore, 4th-7th November 2014]

[Open Communication Workshop National University Hospital, 31st October 2014, Singapore]

[Speaker: NUS-UHC wellness event. Doctrine of managing severe obesity. 13th August 2014. NUS Admin Building]

[Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium, 23rd-24th July 2014, Singapore]

[The Dawn of metabolic surgery- Lunch talk to Family Physicians, 20th February 2014, Singapore]

[Organiser: Perioperative Nutrition Support in Gastrointestinal Surgery-Charlene W Compher. 4th August 2014]

[2013] [Invited speaker and cadaveric lab instructor at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11th Oct 2013, Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Symposium]

[2012] [NUH periop Nursing Course Jul 2012]

[Advanced Critical Care Nursing Program May and September 2012]

[NUH nursing grand round Nov 2012]

[2011] [Lecturer Master Class for Bariatric surgery NUH, Oct 2010 & 2011. ASTC]

[Invited speaker, Grand Round in Advances in Management of Morbid Obesity, 28 January 2011, National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore]

[2010] [Moderate Sedation Course, Oct 2010, National University Hospital, Singapore]

[2009] [Video presentation Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding master class. Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Syndrome Workshop, August 17 - 18, 2009 KTP, ASTC. Singapore]

[Perfecting the art of OGD. Essential Endoscopic Skills for surgeons]

[Video presentation. Single port GIST and TAPP at the National University Hospital, Singapore. 3rd Asia-Pacific Workshop, “Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscope Surgery and Single Port Surgery. July 3-4, KTP, ASTC. Singapore. National University Hospital, Singapore. 1st August 2009]

[2007] [Grant Preparatory seminar. NUS-NUH General Clinical Research Centre & NHG Research & Development Office 15th Sept 2007]

 

[2006] [Oral presentation, evidence –based approach to acute appendicitis”. National University Hospital Grand round 2nd June 2006]

[Video presentation “Laparoscopic appendectomy”. 20-21st Jan 2006. National University Hospital]

[2005] [Oral Presentation 30th May 2005. “Anatomy of Inguinal Canal”. Abdominal wall and inguinal hernia repair. Advanced laparoscopic workshop National University hospital, Singapore]

[Oral Presentation 21st May 2005. “Laparoscopic anatomy of the inguinal canal.” GP talk National University Hospital, Singapore]

[2004] [Paper Presentation 13th – 14th December 2004. “Anatomy of Inguinal Canal”. Abdominal wall and inguinal hernia repair. Advanced laparoscopic workshop National University hospital, Singapore]

[Basic Laparoscopic course. 31st Jan, 28 Feb, 13th & 20th March 2004. Minimally Invasive Surgical Center. National University Hospital, Singapore]

[2003] [Workshop: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. Minimally Invasive Surgical Center, National University Hospital, Singapore. 17-18 November 2003]

[Workshop: Gastrointestinal Anastamosis 16th Aug. 2003, National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Workshop: X-Ray Reading 25th May 2002, National University Hospital, Singapore]

[2001] [Workshop: An Introduction to Evidence Based Medicine 6th October 2001 at Clinical Research Centre, National University of Singapore

 

  1. WORKSHOPS

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

[Course director of ELSA outreach programme and instructor on Basic Laparoscopic and Advanced Suturing Course. 16th June 2016, University Health Science, Phnom Penh, Cambodia]

[Invited speaker: Laparoscopic Workshop. 4th April 2015. College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia]

[Invited speaker: 6th International Conference and Live Workshop on Bariatric Surgery Theme: Missing Links in Bariatric. Why not a sleeve gastrectomy? 25th-26th October 2014. Laprofit 2014 Web Conference]

[Faculty: First basic laparoscopic surgery skills workshop. 17th May 2014, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka]

[Invited Speaker: Asia Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society Congress. 24th-26th April 2014, Krabi Thailand]

[Faculty: APMBSS Pre-congress 2014-International Hands-on Workshop, 4 procedures in Soft Cadaver. 22nd-23rd April 2014]

[Faculty: International workshop on Advanced Digestive Surgery in Collaboration with ELSA Outreach Programme. 21st-22nd April 2014, Jinnah Hospital Lahore-Pakistan]

[Faculty: 3rd ELSA-NALES Workshop “Laparoscopic Surgery and Advanced Suturing Course with Live Surgery”. 27th-28th March 2014, Bharatpur, Nepal]

[ELSA Outreach Programme- First Workshop-Basic Laparoscopic and Advanced Suturing Course. 28th   February 2015, University of Health Science, Phnom Penh, Cambodia]

    [ELSA Outreach Workshop, 3rd-4th October 2013, Nepal]

    [Organized bariatric workshop in conjunction with APMBSS meeting, Oct 2010]

    [Organized Asia Pacific metabolic bariatric Surgical Society meeting Oct 2010]

[Organized 1st APGCC. Local Committee member. 20th -22nd Nov 2006]

 

LOCAL

 

[Course director, Laparoscopic suturing workshop, ASTC, NUH, 17th September 2016]

[Endoscopy Trainer “Singapore Hands-On Live Endoscopy Course” 16th-17th January 2015, NUH, Singapore]

[Scientific Chairman “5th International Workshop on Advanced Digestive Surgery” 5th-6th February 2015, ASTC NUH, Singapore]

[Program Director for Multi-disciplinary Workshop on Energy Education and Safety in OR, 7th February 2015, ASTC NUH Singapore]

[Faculty “Singapore Live Hands-On Endoscopy Course 2015” 16th-17th January 2015, ASTC NUH, Singapore]

[Course director and lecturer: Multi-disciplinary workshop on energy and safety in OR. 16th August 2014, ASTC NUH]

[Course Director, lecturer and instructor: Bariatric surgery workshop. 6-7th June 2014, ASTC NUH. Muffazal Lakdawala and CK Huang]

[Organiser: “Sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity-New, popular, controversial and controversies”. Dr Jaime Ponce, lecture, 7th May 2014, NUH]

[Live surgery and lecture 8th International Bariatric Surgery Course 30th June and 1st July 2011, ASTC NUH Singapore]

     [Course Director for workshop on “Therapeutic Endoscopy” APDW 2011]

     [Course director “8th International bariatric surgery course” 30th June & 1st July 2011. ASTC NUH]

     [Organized “Digestive surgery 2011 Advance course with IASGO”. May 4-6, 2011. Speaker and co-coordinator]

     [Basic Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Workshop for Trainees. 19th Feb.2011, Advanced Surgical Training Centre, Level 2 Kent Ridge Wing]

     [NUH coordinator for CFSC]

[Course instructor. 1st Asia- Pacific workshop on Natural Orifice Trans luminal Surgery (N.O.T.E.S) Minimally   Invasive Surgical Centre. National University Hospital Singapore. 22nd & 23rd February 2008]

[Organized “Mastering the art of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy” workshop at NUH, ASTC training centre,   13th-14th September, 2013]

[Organized “Advanced digestive workshop” Oct 2009 at Advanced Surgical Training Centre, National  University Hospital, Singapore]

[Organized International Workshop on “Morbid Obesity and Metabolic Surgery” 17-18th August 2009 at   Advanced Surgical Training Centre, National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Organized 3rd Asia-Pacific Workshop “Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscope Surgery and Single Port Surgery” 3-4th July 2009 at Advanced Surgical Training Centre, National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Organized advanced digestive workshop at Minimally Invasive Surgical centre National University Hospital  2008]

[Organized Basic laparoscopic courses at Minimally Invasive Surgical centre National University Hospital 2008 and July 2009]

[Organized Bowel Anastomosis work shop 21st Nov 2006. NUH Singapore]

[Organized Bowel Anastomosis work shop 25th Feb.2006. NUH Singapore]

[Member Organizing Committee Laparoscopic Hepato-Biliary & Pancreatic Surgery. Advanced Workshop 31    May –1st June 2004]

[Member Organizing Committee Laparoscopic Ventral & Inguinal Hernia Repair. Advanced Workshop 12-13 January 2004]

 

XII. PUBLIC EDUCATIONS AND PUBLICITY

FORUM AND RADIO INTERVIEWS

 

[GP Forum, “Digestive Disease Updates 2017 on Non-Surgical Interventions for Weight related Issues”, 5th August 2017, NUH, Singapore]

[Queens Town Polyclinic. “A multipronged approach to morbid obesity and metabolic syndrome, 19th October 2016, Singapore]

[Clementi Polyclinic talk. “A multipronged approach to morbid obesity and metabolic syndrome, 16th September 2016, Singapore]

[Organiser and Speaker, Public Forum on Weight Loss-One Step Closer, Centre for Obesity Management and Surgery, 4th June 2016]

[UGIT GP Symposium, “Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery-an evidence based approach, 2nd April 2016]

[Severe Obesity –Beyond Weight Loss Public Forum, 13 December 2014, Singapore]

[Severe Obesity Public Forum Publicity on 938Live Radio, 9th December 2014, Singapore]

[Organiser and Speaker: Integrated approach to Diabesity: Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome. 15th November, Woodlands Library, Singapore]

[Family physician forum-GI Update 2014, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and Centre for Obesity Management and Surgery. 16th August 2014, Swiss Hotel Singapore]

[Speaker: Management of obesity lunch talk to family physicians. 8th May 2014]

[Berita Harian Health Forum- Curbing the epidemic of Obesity, 5th April 2014]

[Invited speaker at National University Hospital (NUH) Health Education Hub (HEH) on “Obesity, a disease worth treating”, 28th February 2014, Singapore]

[Polyclinic talk on obesity, 12th October 2013]

     [Medical Grapevine Nov 2012, Curbing the Diabetic Appetite]

     [Patient stories in local newspapers including Straits Times]

     [Gastric cancer, creative Technology]

     [GCAM talks]

     [Obesity Public Forum 2012 with Pioneer run 2012]

     [Health Education Hub talks]

     [Battle the Bulge (Cover Story on Today Newspaper)]

     [98.3 Live Interview on Obesity]

     [Gastric Cancer on Channel News Asia Interview]

     [Gastric Cancer Awareness month]

     [Fire in the Belly, Obesity a disease worth treating, NUH education Hub 29 Feb 2012]

     [Public Forum on “Successful weight loss for obese” at Woodland Library Oct 2011]

     [Televised Interview by Channel News Asia on Gastric Cancer, Obesity]

[Public education program on UGIT topics in 2008 including]

    • Lectures &CME talks
    • Interviews
    • Newsletters for health care magazines

 

HOSTED international faculty to deliver state of the art lectures in NUH

Prof. Gary Wittert. Current therapeutic approaches in weight management

Prof Michelle Gagner. Sleeve gastrectomy master class Prof Kazomuri Kasama

MEDIA ARTICLES

     

     [Tasting the difference after weight-loss surgery, The Straits Times, 10th June 2016]

     [Pakar ajak tangani masalah sakit perut ketika berpuasa, Berita Harian, 3rd June 2016]

     [Weight-loss surgery trial for obese diabetics, The Straits Times, 31st May 2016]

     [Chomping to win, The Sunday Times, 29th May 2016]

     [Weight Loss Plan. Finding your health, Lohas, ZaoBao, 7th January 2016]

     [Set Smart Goals for the New Year-Lose Weight and Exercise More, Mind & Body, The

     Straits Times, 29th December 2015]

     [The Perils of Obesity in Women-How Putting on Weight puts your health at risk, March 2015, Ezyhealth]

     [Perut dari bunat jadi kempis. Berita Harian, 29th November 2014]

     [Latest technology in healthcare is scheduled to be aired on 25th November, covering 3D laparoscopic

     Surgery, Google Glass and robotic surgery technology]

     [It’s a huge weight off their tummies. The New Paper, 28th May 2014]

     [Interest in weight loss on the rise, Today, 26th May 2014]

     [Individuals who want to lose weight succeed as number of mature operations increase. ZaoBao, 26th May  

     2014]

     [Ingin kuruskan badan? Sertai forum kesihatan BH. Berita Harian article, 25th March 2014]

  

XIII. CLINICAL ACHIEVEMENTS

 

[Implemented the bariatric surgery pathway to ensure safe peri-operative care of patients by the novice junior staff and an acceptable standard care of these patients]

[Increase in Bariatric outpatient and surgical workload and made it attractive so that fellows from abroad wish to join the program]

[Performing more advanced laparoscopic procedures such as laparoscopic total Gastrectomies, MIS Esophagectomies and Single Incision Surgeries]

 

XIV. ACADEMIC/TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Lectures

 

[Teaching for Advanced Diploma in Perioperative Nursing students on Bowel Resection (GIT), 25th June 2015, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore]

[Benign Gynaecology Modules, Optical Entry in Obese patients”, 23rd January 2015, National University Hospital, Singapore]

[Biomedicine and Singapore Society Seminar Teaching, 9th September 2014, Tembusu College, National University Singapore]

[Course director and instructor: Advanced Gastric Cancer Surgery Masterclass 2014, Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium, 21st-22nd July 2014]

[Lecturer and Examiner: Exit Examination Preparatory Course Advanced Surgical Trainees in General Surgery. 24th-27th June 2014, College of Surgeons of Singapore]

[Basic Laparoscopic Surgery and Advanced Suturing Course, 12th April 2014, ASTC, NUH]

[Surgery for gastric and GE junction cancer, primary, palliative: Where and when? Division if Gastoenterology Department of Medicine, NUH, 31st March 2014]

 

[Teaching for Advance Diploma in Nursing Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Health Science 24th Apr 2012]

     [Supervised Medical Student, in research projects in Gastric Cancer and Obesity]

     [Supervised Fellowship Program and Observer Scheme on Upper GI service]

     [Course director at Bariatric and Digestive Surgery held at ASTC NUH (2011)

     

 

     [Teaching across all undergraduate courses, residents and registrars postings]

     [Supervisor for medical students in Upper GI research projects]

     [Convener Repeat Final NUS MBBS Exam 16th September 2005]

     [Convener Final NUS MBBS Exam 19th March 2005]

     [Coaching NUS Medical Students, Registrars, MO and HO on call]

     [Supervision, Mentoring and Lecturing House officer posted to Department of Surgery]

 

[Developed syllabus and overall course structure]

[Organized Annual Function Quiz Society AIMC, Lahore, Pakistan, 6th Jan. 1996]

[General Secretary Quiz Society AIMC, Lahore, Pakistan, 1995-1996]

[Organized 4th Annual Class Function Students Session 1990-1995]

[Organizer Quiz Competition Students Week AIMC, Lahore, Pakistan 1993]

          [Weekly lab practicum, and administered all grades]

 

Contributions to Teaching Materials

     [Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia repair, A Monograph on Minimal Access Surgery, chapter 8 pages 38-44]

 

Allied health education

 

[Bariatric surgery an overview. Department of Physiotherapy. 14th November 2014, NUH]

[ACCNP 2014-Special Population in ICU: Bariatric Patients. 25th June 2014, NUH]

[25th Advanced Diploma in Perioperative nurses in Ngee Ann Polytechnic on topic of Bowel Resection (GIT). 12th June 2014]

[Perioperative course in Upper GI Surgery. 10th June 2014, Operating Room NUH]

[Teaching for Allied Health Staff in Critical Care Nursing Program]

     [Specific Population in the ICU-Bariatric patients (Jun 2011)]

     [Teaching on Perioperative nursing care for the obese at Ngee Ann Polytechnic]

     [In-House lectures on Obesity and Nurses at Ward 43, Ward 27 and Operating rooms]

 

XVII. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Literary

    • Sub Editor Punjabi AIMC Magazine SHAHEEN Session 1995-1996.
    • Active member and General Secretary Quiz Society, AIMC, Lahore, Pakistan 1992 –1993.

NGO

  • Active Member Patient Welfare Society AIMC Lahore, Pakistan 1991-1993.
  • Active member of National Polio Eradication Programme Lahore, Pakistan 1990 to 1994.
  • NGO working for “Environment Protection” with Green Wish and WWF for Nature Pakistan