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Prof Dato Dr Lokman Saim

Prof Dato Dr Lokman Saim

Vice Chancellor of KPJ Healthcare University College and the Dean, School of Medicine


He is an ENT surgeon, with sub-specialization in Otology and Neurotology. He was formerly Professor of Otorhinolaryngology and Dean Faculty of Medicine and Director of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medial Center.

He started the specialist training programme at KPJ University College (KPJUC), in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2012.  The Master programme (medical specialist programme) at KPJUC and KPJ Specialist Hospitals is the first private specialist training programme in the country. Four programmes that are accredited by MQA, being conducted at KPJUC are the Master of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Master of Radiology, Master of Orthopedics and Master of General Surgery. Prof Dato’ Dr Lokman Saim is Past President  of the ASEAN Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Federation (1997 -1998). He is also an the Editorial Board of ASEAN Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery from 1996 and served as journal reviewer (ORL) for the Medical Journal of Malaysia since 1992. He is a member of College of Surgeons and Fellow of Academy of Medicine of Malaysia since 1995. He was President Malaysian Society of ORL – Head & Neck Surgeon in the year 1995 and President of Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia, 1994-1996. Throughout his career, he has won numerous awards for his clinical work and academic leadership. Amongst others are the Anugerah Dekan Fakultas Kedokteran, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Padjajaran, Bandung Indonesia in 2010, International Public Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation in 2016, Honorary Fellow, Philippines Society of  Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgeons 2016 and National Outstanding Educator Award (University Category) Private Education Excellence Award 2018 .

He received his Medical Degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1984 and his Master of Surgery (ORL) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1991. He obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons Edinburgh in 1989 . He also obtained his Diploma in Islamic Studies from Kulliyah of Revealed Knowledge, International Islamic University in 1993. He undertook the  Research Fellowship in Otology and Neuro-otology at Harvard Medical School, Boston USA in 1993-1994. He was appointed Clinical Professor at the School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University Sydney 2010- 2013.

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