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Dato Dr. Patrick Tan Seow Koon

Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

Dr Patrick Tan Seow Koon graduated MBBS from the Royal London Hospital (London University) in 1980, as an anaesthesiologist from the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 1986. He was also a fellow in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (1996) and as intensivist (EDIC) in 1999. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia, a medical advisor to the Medical Protection Society, a member of the World Health Organization World Alliance for Patient Safety, founder member of the Acute Kidney Injury Network, former president of the College of Anaesthesiologists, and has served as Secretary, Vice-President and President of the Asia Pacific Association of Critical Care Medicine. He is an active researcher and his journal contribution on the Nipah virus was recognized as the most cited publication in University in 2007.

Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist
EDIC, FRCA (UK), FANZCA, MBBS (Lond)
Languages
English, Malay and Chinese
Specialisation
Intensive Care Medicine (Ventilation, Infectious Diseases, Outcomes), Anaesthesiology (Paediatric Anaesthesia, Transplantation Anaesthesia, Hepatobiliary Anaesthesia), Medical Ethics and Medical Informatics.
Awards & Achievements
- DPMP Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Perak
- Excellent Service Award, University of Malaya, 2005 and 2008.
- Excellent Service Certificate, University of Malaya, 2003 and 2004.
- Most cited publication in University: Chua K B, Goh K Jm Wong K T, Kamarulzaman A, Tan P S K, Ksiazek T G, Zaki S R, Paul G, Lam S K, Tan C T. Clinical features of Nipah virus among pig farmers in Malaysia. 1999, Lancet 354: 1256-9., University of Malaya, 2007.
Memberships & Associations
- Fellowship In Critical Care Medicine University Of Pittsburgh USA
- FRCA Fellow of the Royal College Of Anaesthetists UK
- FCAI Fellow of the College Of Anaesthetists of Ireland
- FANZCA Fellow of Australian New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
- FAMM Fellow of the Academy Of Medicine Malaysia