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Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang


Penang, Malaysia

Mr. Nadesh Sithasanan

Mr. Nadesh Sithasanan

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon & Paediatric Urologist
at Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang
Speciality Paediatric Surgery & Paediatric Urology
Languages English
About Apart from performing the entire range of paediatric surgical procedures, he also performs advanced laparoscopic gastrointestinal & colorectal procedures, laparoscopic biopsies of tumours and laparoscopic appendicectomies. He is expert in dealing with intra-abdominal testis laparoscopically. He also has vast experience in dealing with infective conditions of the chest cavity (empyemas) thoracoscopically.

His expertise also extends to paediatric urology for which he has been formally trained overseas and deals extensively with the entire spectrum of this field, e.g. reconstructive procedures for vesico-ureteric reflux, pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction and hypospadias surgery with good results. His skill in endoscopic surgery of the urinary tract is commendable.
Education - MBBS(India), FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Paed. Surgery, UK)
Professional Experience Mr. Nadesh Sithasanan acquired most of his paediatric surgical training in tertiary centres of excellence overseas. His formative years were at the busy Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, Scotland, where he was exposed to advanced training in all branches of paediatric surgery and paediatric urology as well as intensive care of surgical neonates. He also spent valuable years in Nottingham, England, and successfully obtained his FRCS (Paediatric Surgery) qualification.

Mr. Nadesh has achieved an advanced Degree in Paediatric Surgery from the United Kingdom. He is also formally trained in advanced Laparoscopic Surgery , acquiring this experience after spending a year at The Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia.

A qualified General Surgeon with a FRCS (Edinburgh) he served as a Clinical Specialist in Alor Setar in 1996 before embarking on a career as a Paediatric Surgeon. He has a lot of surgical experience under his belt. He is now however a full-time dedicated Paediatric Surgeon and Paediatric Urologist.

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