Here at ABA we have taken all the uncertainty out of selecting the best surgeons and services staff for you.  All of our surgical teams are highly qualified, leading specialists in their chosen field and hold all of the required registrations and affiliations within their profession, internationally and locally.

All of our amazing surgeons

Our surgical teams are known for their kindness and personal care ensuring your safety, comfort and support while you are away and for when you return home.  Compassionate, sensitive and professional…

Professor Dato Nik Ritza

In our aim to raise the bar in weightloss surgery, ABA has been lucky enough to have one of Malaysia’s most senior and highly awarded bariatric surgeons come on board and we proudly welcome Professor Dato Dr Nik Ritza Kosai Nik Mahmood.

Professor Nik – as we often refer to him is a kind and gentle surgeon with a wicked sense of humour and fabulous bedside manner.  He graduated from University of St. Andrews, Scotland with Bsc Med Sci and MBChB from Manchester University. He underwent Basic and Higher Specialist Surgical training in the North West of England Deanery rotation leading to FRCS Gen Surgery.

In January 2011, he joined Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia) and is currently the Head of Upper Gastrointestinal, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical unit at the Faculty of Medicine.   Since then, he has established the UGI and Bariatrics unit at Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, PPUKM making it the country premier and main referral centre for treatment for Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers and Obesity Disorder. This centre has performed the most Bariatric and Metabolic surgeries in Malaysia.

Professor Nik continues to be very active in research particular obesity, Upper GI cancers and Helicobacter Pylori including international collaborations to which he has published over 100 peer reviewed publications, book chapters, expert opinion catalogues, magazines and newspapers articles on these subjects.

Professor Dato Dr Nik holds several notable positions within various specialty organisations. He is the current President of the Malaysian Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Society, Vice president of Malaysian Upper GI Society and President of Malaysia chapter of IFSO (International Federation of Surgery for Obesity). He sits on the committee for the Subspecialty Upper GI training in Malaysia and the national Guidelines for Bariatric surgery and the National Obesity Guidelines. He is also the examiner for the MRCS (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), Conjoint Master of Surgery and External Examiner at Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Being one of the key opinion leaders in his field, Prof Nik has been invited as a speaker and faculty at numerous national and international conferences and surgical workshops. He has even made several appearances on Radio and Television shows and is one of Malaysia’s most popular and sought after weightloss surgeons.

Professor Nik – as we often refer to him is a kind and gentle surgeon with a wicked sense of humour and fabulous bedside manner.  He graduated from University of St. Andrews, Scotland with Bsc Med Sci and MBChB from Manchester University. He underwent Basic and Higher Specialist Surgical training in the North West of England Deanery rotation leading to FRCS Gen Surgery.

Dr Yap Lok Huei

Dr Yap Lok Huei has had a long association with ABA and has assisted in many different and often complex surgeries for our patients. Dr Yap is a quietly spoken surgeon who is extremely thorough and leaves no stone unturned to ensure you understand all of the treatment you will undergo.  Warm kind and exceptionally generous of his time and commitment to his patients care..

 

Dr. Yap is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon with interests in complex reconstructions of the head, neck, nose, ear and eyes graduated with honours MB BCh BAO from the National University of Ireland, 1991. After general surgical training in Hong Kong and Ireland, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1995, then obtained the UK Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Plastic Surgery (Intercollegiate) in 2003.  He is also a  recipient of the British Journal of Plastic Surgery Prize, the Ethicon Foundation Fund Scholarship and the British Association of Plastic Surgeons Travelling Bursary. 

 

Dr. Yap has successfully completed a Clinical Fellowship in Aesthetic and

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at the Wellington Hospital, London, UK; and Clinical Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery at Great Ormond St Children’s Hospital, London, England. He was awarded a year-long Plastic Surgery Fellowship (Microvascular Surgery) at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, USA, and most recently completed a Clinical Fellowship in Autologous Ear Reconstruction in Tokyo, Japan.

 

Dr. Yap was appointed Consultant Plastic Surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, England, in 2003, and has actively participated in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. As well as developing an independent cosmetic surgery practice, he has run a reconstructive service for complex microsurgical, facial and ear defects for the past six years.

 

Dr. Yap provides a comprehensive range of plastic and cosmetic procedures, including surgery of the forehead and brow, mesotherapy, chemical and laser facial resurfacing, facelifts, eyelid surgery, breast augmentation and reduction, liposuction/liposculpture, rhinoplasty /nasal reshaping.

 

Dr Yap has a keen interest in assisting patients with the skin recovery process after weightloss surgery to assist patients gain mobility, confidence and return to a normal body shape and he is committed to providing his international-level service, tailored to the specific reconstructive and aesthetic needs of each patient he cares for.

Dr Andrea Ooi

Dr. Andrea Ooi, is a bubbly kind and friendly surgeon, who  has over 17 years of experience in surgical field and was named one of the first Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons in Malaysia. After serving 2 years in E-Da Hospital (Taiwan); Dr. Andrea decided to return to her hometown of Malaysia in view of the arising obesity problem that affects not only adult but children equally. Her enthusiasm in fighting obesity has driven her to dedicate most of her time in consulting and helping people who are suffering from the sad disease of obesity.

Dr Andrea as she is affectionately known, holds qualifications as Consultant Bariatric Surgeon MBBS (MAHE), MS (UKM), Dip. Laparoscopic Surgery (India), Fellow in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (Taiwan), MBBS (MAHE), MS (UKM)  & Dip. Laparoscopic Surgery (India), Fellow in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (Taiwan).

Her speciality is in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Apronectomy – post bariatric weightloss.

Patients of Dr Andrea follow a strict Clinical Nutrition program post surgery which allows for strict and close monitoring to achieve a high rate of weightloss success – be prepared to be accountable !!

Dr Andrea is proficient in English, Malay/Indonesian, Chinese (Mandarin,Cantonese & Hokkien)

Dr Arlena Philip Lee

To me there is no greater satisfaction than to be able to give people the gift of a beautiful smile through means of Orthodontics for those who has teeth , and for those who don’t have, by means of restorative procedures that allows them to regain their confidence again.

Dr Nasir

is a well known and popular surgeon who has a speciality in long difficult surgeries or with clients who need several procedures done at the same time. He is a quick efficient and friendly surgeon who will attend to you at the famous Prince Court medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur.