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Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang


Penang, Malaysia

Dr. Somaskandar Sivasuntharam

Dr. Somaskandar Sivasuntharam

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
at Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang
Speciality Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Languages English, Malay, Tamil
Graduated 1991 (25 years since graduation)
About Dr. Somas is able to handle most obstetrics & gynaecological conditions and his special interest is in Reproductive Medicine, particularly in the management of subfertility and in performing minimally invasive gynaecological surgeries. His practice welcomes all women seeking gynaecological care and provides obstetric care for all expectant mothers especially on Prenatal Diagnosis and 4D imaging of the Fetus.
Education - MBBS(Mang), Dip.Rep.Med(Mal), M.Med.[O&G](Mal)

- He was enrolled in Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India where he graduated as a doctor in 1991.
Professional Experience He commenced his training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1995 at Ipoh General Hospital and subsequently obtained his post graduate qualification from University Malaya in 2002.

He returned to Penang General Hospital in 2002 as a Clinical Specialist. He subsequently undertook further training in Gynaecologic Endoscopic Surgery at the Indian Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery Research & Training Centre-Coimbatore, India as well as in In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) at Bangalore Assisted Conception Centre and at National University Hospital, Singapore.

In 2007, Dr. Somas joined Penang Medical College as a Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and was responsible for teaching the 4th year Medical Students. He had conducted research projects with their twining colleges, RCSI, UCD and National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, which had been presented at international conferences as well as published in local and international journals. He is currently an Honorary Senior Lecturer and Examiner for medical students of Penang Medical College.
Memberships Dr. Somas is a member of the Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Malaysia, Malaysian Medical Association, Perinatal Society of Malaysia, Society for Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine Malaysia (SAAAMM) and World Endometriosis Society.

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