Anaesthesiology

 

Anesthesiology provides care for patients during operation theaters by helping them under go certain procedures and operations without pain and distress. This specialty also provides relief from chronic pain. Anaestheisa basically is a “reversible lack of awareness,” whether this is a total lack of awareness (e.g. a general anesthetic) or a lack of awareness of a part of the body such as a spinal anesthetic or another nerve block would cause. Anesthesia is a pharmacologically induced reversible state of amnesia, analgesia, loss of responsiveness, loss of skeletal muscle reflexes and decreased stress response.
Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Muhammad Fadhil Bin Mohamad Azzahari is our Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologist. He is born in 1969 in Perak, he received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1994 from University of Malaya.
He registered as full medical practitioner with the Malaysian Medical Council in 1995. His medical career started at University Hospital (UMMC) as house officer. He obtained his post-graduate qualification in Anaesthesiology (Masters of Medicine, Anaesthesiology) in 2001 from Universiti Sains Malaysia.
He served as the Clinical Specialist in Anesthesiology at Hospital Alor Star, Hospital Kangar and Sarawak General Hospital from 2001 to 2007.
In November 2007, he was accepted as a Fellow in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Transplantation at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom; the post he held for 2 years.
Upon returning to Malaysia in 2010, he continued his service at the Ministry of Health as a Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologist in Sarawak General Hospital Heart Centre.

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Biographical Sketch:

Dr. N. Kumarasamy is our Consultant Anaesthesiologist. He started his houseman rotation posting at Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) in 1987. Subsequently he has been serving as an Anaesthetist since 1991. He joined Bukit Mertajam Specialist Hospital ever since 1999. He is a very experienced Anaesthesiologist in field in hospital settings. Dr. Kumar has produced a clinical book on ICU Management for Bukit Mertajam Specialist Hospital.
His special interests are in Management of Acute Pain services and Epidural procedures. Dr. Kumar was the Chairman for Infectious Control Disease at Bukit Mertajam Specialst Hospital since 2003. He was actively involved in the Continuous Medical Education as one of the speaker to educate nurses and staff at Bukit Mertajam Specialist Hospital. He has produced a research paper on “Effect of Propofal and Methohexital in Electroconvulsive Patients (E.C.T) Neurology, HKL which was presented at the Asean Anaesthesiology Meeting in Bangkok in 1997.

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