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Consultant Orthopaedic and Traumalogy Surgeon
Regency Specialist Hospital


Dr Lau Kai Poh is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Traumatology Surgeon of Regency Specialist Hospital since its inception on 15th November,2008. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in 1993 and completed his housemanship in Hospital Sultanah Aminah. He obtained his Post Graduate Diploma of Medicine in Sports Medicine from Edith Cowan University, Australia in1999. He further his study in Master of Surgery (Orthopaedic) at National University of Malaysia (UKM) and graduated in 2002. He is also a Certified Independent Medical Assessor (CIMA) which he obtained in 2005.

In 15 years of service with the government, he had served in the various hospitals which include Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Hospital Batu Pahat and Hospital Sultanah Aminah. He also had an attachment in Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland in 2004. Over there he actively took part in operation theatre, ward rounds and daily meetings especially cases involved in joint replacement. He has special interest in joint replacement apart from well versed in trauma and diabetic foot care. He also active organizing CME and frequently giving talks to health care professionals.


Consultant Orthopaedic, and Trauma Surgeon
Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital


Dr Dharmalingam Muthiah received his MBBS degree from University of Malaya and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

He began his career as a house officer in Penang General Hospital. After completing district postings, he was transferred to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kota Kinabalu. Dr Dharma became a Clinical Specialist in 2000 at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. He received Excellence in Service Award for the year 2000 from the Ministry of Health. Subsequently he got his AO International Fellowship in Traumatology at the Department of Traumalogy, University of Basel, Switzerland and Fellowship in Knee and Upper Limb Surgeries from the Australian Institute of Musculo-Skeletal research based in Sydney.

Dr Dharma has a special interest in Hand and Microsurgery, Upper Limb surgeries, Arthroscopic Surgeries of Upper and Lower Limbs, Trauma and Hip and Knee Joint Arthroplasty.

He is currently a Resident Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Gleneagles Medical Centre, Kota Kinabalu