Qualifications

RECOGNIZED POSTGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS (MEDICINE)

ANAESTHESIA

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Anaesthesiology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
2 Master of Anaesthesiology, University Malaya
3 Master of Medicine (Anaesthesiology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Up to December, 2012
4 Doctor of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting from June, 2013
5 Master of Medicine (Anaesthesiology), National University of Singapore * must have at least 1 year experience in a recognized hospital after the qualification
6 Fellow of the Faculty of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons of England (FFARCS (Eng) replaced by Fellow of the College of Anaesthetists, England (FCA (Eng) from 1989
7 Fellow of the Faculty of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland (FFARCS (Ireland) / Fellow of the College of Anaesthetist , Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland)
8 Fellow of the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FFARACS) replaced by Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthesia (FANZA) from 1992
9 Diploma of the American Board of Anaesthesiology
10 Certificate of Specialisation in Anesthesiology, University of Ghent, Belgium

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Emergency Medicine) University Sains Malaysia
2 Master of Emergency Medicine, Universiti Malaya
3 Master of Medicine (Emergency Medicine), University Kebangsaan Malaysia Up to December, 2012
4 Doctor of Emergency Medicine, University Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting from June, 2013
5 Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Accident & Emergency) UK (up to year 2000)
6 Fellow of the College of Emergency Medicine, UK
7 Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM)

INTERNAL MEDICINE

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
2 Doctor of Internal Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting June 2013
3 Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Universiti Sains Malaysia
4 Master of Internal Medicine, Universiti Malaya
5 Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
6 Member Royal College of Physicians MRCP (UK)
7 Member Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Ireland
8 Member Royal College of Physicians, Canada
9 Fellow of the Royal College of Physician, Canada
10 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
11 Diplomate from the American Board of Internal Medicine
12 Certificate of Specialization in Internal Medicine, University of Ghent, Belgium

OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
2 Doctor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting June 2013
3 Master of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Universiti Malaya
4 Master of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
5 Master in Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology), International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM)
6 Member of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists UK (MRCOG UK)
7 Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG)

RADIOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Radiology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Recognised up to December 2012
2 Doctor of Radiology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting June 2013
3 Master of Medicine (Radiology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
4 Master of Radiology, University of Malaya
5 Master of Medicine (Radiology), Universiti Putra Malaysia From October 2014
6 Master of Medicine (Radiology), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) From June 2015
7 Master of Radiology, KPJ Healthcare University College (KPJUC) Starting from 1 December 2019
8 Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) UK
9 Fellowship of The Faculty of Radiologists of The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (FFRRCSI)
10 Fellowship of the Royal College of Australia and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR)

ONCOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Clinical Oncology), Universiti Malaya
2 Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
3 Fellow of the Faculty of Radiologists, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland (FFRRCS)
4 Diploma in Medical Radiology (DMRT) United Kingdom Before 1994

PAEDIATRICS

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Paediatrics), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
2 Doctor of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting June 2013
3 Master of Paediatrics, Universiti Malaya
4 Master of Medicine (Paediatrics), Universiti Sains Malaysia
5 Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) Universiti Putra Malaysia
6 Member of Royal College of Physicians MRCP (UK) Up to year 2000
7 Member of the Royal College of Physicians Ireland MRCP(I)
8 Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics (MRCPCH) by Royal College of Child Health UK
9 Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
10 Diplomate from the American Board of Paediatrics

PATHOLOGY

QUALIFICATIONS

No Qualification Remark
1 Member of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK (MRCPath)
2 Sarjana Patologi, Universiti Malaya
3 Sarjana Perubatan (Patologi), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
4 Sarjana Perubatan (Patologi), Universiti Sains Malaysia
5 Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA)
6 Board Certification in Pathology, (North America)
7 Diploma in Clinical Pathology, University of London Requires certification in 2 other modules after the DCP

ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Pathology, Universiti Malaya
2 Master of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
3 Master of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
4 Master of Pathology, Universiti Putra Malaysia
5 Member/Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK [(MRCPath, UK),( FRCPath, UK)]
6 Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia (FRCPA)
7 Diploma in Clinical Pathology, University of London (4 modules)

CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Pathology, Universiti Malaya
2 Master of Pathology (Chemical Pathology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
3 Doctor of Pathology (Chemical Pathology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Formerly known as Master of Pathology (Chemical Pathology), UKM
4 Master of Pathology (Chemical Pathology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
5 Master of Pathology, Universiti Putra Malaysia
6 Member/Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK
7 Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia
8 Diploma in Clinical Pathology, University of London (4 modules)

FORENSIC PATHOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Pathology (Forensic), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
2 Doctor of Pathology (Forensic), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia -Formerly known as M. Path. (Forensic), UKM -Starting from June 2012
3 Master of Pathology (Forensic), Universiti Malaya
4 Member/Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK [(MRCPath (ForensPath,UK)], [FRCPath (ForensPath, UK)]
5 Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia [(FRCPA (Forensic Medicine)]
6 Fellow Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences (Pathology, UK) [(FAFMS (ForensPath UK)]
7 Master of Science (Medical Science) in Forensic Medicine, Glasgow UK Must have at least 1 year experience in pathology in recognized hospital after the qualification
8 Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence (Path), Society of Apothecaries, London Must have at least 1 year experience in pathology in recognized hospital after the qualification

TRANSFUSION MEDICINE

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Transfusion Medicine), Universiti Sains Malaysia Starting November 2006

HAEMATOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Pathology, Universiti Malaya
2 Master of Pathology (Haematology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
3 Doctor of Pathology (Haematology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Formerly known as Master of Pathology (Haematology), UKM
4 Master of Pathology (Haematology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
5 Master of Pathology, Universiti Putra Malaysia
6 Member/Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK[(MRCPath, UK),( FRCPath, UK)]
7 Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia (FRCPA)
8 Diploma in Clinical Pathology, University of London (4 modules)

MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Pathology, Universiti Malaya
2 Master of Pathology (Medical Microbiology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
3 Doctor of Pathology (Medical Microbiology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Formerly known as Master of Pathology (Medical Microbiology), UKM
4 Master of Pathology (Medical Microbiology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
5 Master of Pathology, Universiti Putra Malaysia
6 Member/Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK[(MRCPath, UK),( FRCPath, UK)]
7 Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia (FRCPA)
8 Diploma in Clinical Pathology, University of London (4 modules)

PSYCHIATRY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) , Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
2 Doctor of Psychiatry, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting from Jun 2013
3 Master of Psychological Medicine, Universiti Malaya
4 Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) , Univesiti Sains Malaysia
5 Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) , Universiti Teknologi Mara
6 Master of Psychiatry, Universiti Putra Malaysia
7 Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) Must have at least 4 years experience in Psychiatry of which 1 year is after qualification in specified areas of Psychiatry before commencing pre-gazettement
8 Member/Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom [(MRCPsy, UK), (FRCPsy, UK)]

GENERAL SURGERY

No Qualificationth Remark
1 Master of Surgery, University Malaya
2 Master of Medicine (Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia
3 Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
4 Doctor of General Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting June 2013
5 Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
6 Diplomate from the American Board of Surgical Specialties
7 Certificate of Medical Specialist in Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
8 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England/Edinburgh/Glasgow Up to year 2000
9 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Up to year 2003
10 Intercollegiate Specialty Board in General Surgery, FRCS (Edin/Eng/Glasg/Ire) With CCST/CCT
11 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCS Canada)
12 Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
13 Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS)

CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Surgery, University Malaya Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
2 Master of Medicine (Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
3 Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
4 Doctor of General Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Starting June 2013) Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
5 Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
6 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (General Surgery) of England/Edinburgh/Glasgow/Ireland Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
7 Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
8 Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Canada Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
9 Diplomate American Board of Surgery Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
10 Fellow of the Intercollegiate Board in Cardiothoracic Surgery, UK
11 Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Cardiothoracic Surgery
12 Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in Cardiothoracic Surgery
13 Fellow of Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Glasgow in Cardiothoracic Surgery
14 Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in Cardiothoracic Surgery
15 Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Cardiothoracic Surgery
16 Diplomate American Board of Thoracic Surgery

NEUROSURGERY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Surgery, University Malaya Must have completed 3 years of recognized training in Neurosurgery in Malaysia and/or overseas centres after obtaining the Master of Surgery
2 Master of Medicine (Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia Must have completed 3 years of recognized training in Neurosurgery in Malaysia and/or overseas centres after obtaining the Master of Surgery
3 Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Must have completed 3 years of recognized training in Neurosurgery in Malaysia and/or overseas centres after obtaining the Master of Surgery
4 Doctor of General Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Starting June 2013) Must have completed 3 years of recognized training in Neurosurgery in Malaysia and/or overseas centres after obtaining the Master of Surgery
5 Master of Medicine (Neurosurgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia
6 Diplomate American Board of Neurosurgery (DABNS)
7 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Eng/Edin/Glas/Ire/Canada (General Surgery) Must have completed 3 years of recognized training in Neurosurgery in Malaysia and/or overseas centres after obtaining the FRCS/FRACS.
8 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, FRACS (General Surgery) Must have completed 3 years of recognized training in Neurosurgery in Malaysia and/or overseas centres after obtaining the FRCS/FRACS.
9 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Surgical Neurology, FRCS(SN)
10 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Neurosurgery) Intercollegiate Fellowship, United Kingdom and Ireland, FRCS (Neurosurgery)
11 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Neurosurgery, FRACS (Neurosurgery)
12 Certificate of Specialization in Neurosurgery, University of Leuven, Belgium
13 Certificate of Specialization in Neurosurgery, University of Ghent, Belgium
14 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Neurosurgery) Canada

PLASTIC SURGERY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Surgery, University Malaya Followed by a minimum of 3 years of recognised training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Malaysia or overseas, and passed the Examination & Certification by the Malaysian Board of Plastic Surgery*
2 Master of Medicine (Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia Followed by a minimum of 3 years of recognised training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Malaysia or overseas, and passed the Examination & Certification by the Malaysian Board of Plastic Surgery*
3 Master of Surgery (General Surgery),Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Followed by a minimum of 3 years of recognised training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Malaysia or overseas, and passed the Examination & Certification by the Malaysian Board of Plastic Surgery*
4 Doctor of General Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Starting June 2013) Followed by a minimum of 3 years of recognised training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Malaysia or overseas, and passed the Examination & Certification by the Malaysian Board of Plastic Surgery*
5 Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia Followed by a minimum of 3 years of recognised training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Malaysia or overseas, and passed the Examination & Certification by the Malaysian Board of Plastic Surgery*
6 Master of Medicine (Plastic Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia
7 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (General Surgery) of Eng/Edin/Glas/Ire/Canada Followed by a minimum of 3 years of recognised training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Malaysia or overseas, & Certification by the Malaysian Board of Plastic Surgery*
8 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (General Surgery) Followed by a minimum of 3 years of recognised training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Malaysia or overseas, & Certification by the Malaysian Board of Plastic Surgery*
9 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery)
10 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Intercollegiate Fellowship in Plastic Surgery, United Kingdom & Ireland)
11 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Plastic Surgery) from Royal College of Surgeon of England/Edinburgh/Glasgow/Ireland
12 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (Plastic Surgery)
13 Diplomate American Board of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
14 Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore (Plastic Surgery)
15 Fellow, Academy of Medicine Hong Kong (Plastic Surgery)

* Board Certification conducted under the auspicous of the Malaysian Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons.

UROLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 a) Master of Surgery, University Malaya
b) Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
c) Master of Medicine (Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia
d) FRACS or FRCS of England/Edinburgh/Glasgow/Ireland/Canada (General Surgery)
For those who completed training before 2000
Followed by 3 years of supervised training in Urology in a recognized hospital/centre
2 a) Master of Surgery, University Malaya Malaysia
b) Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
c) Master of Medicine (Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia
d) FRACS or FRCS of England/Edinburgh/Glasgow/Ireland/Canada (General Surgery)
For those who completed training from 2000-2005
Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Urology in a recognized hospital/centre under the Board of Urology, Malaysia
3 a) Master of Surgery, University Malaya
b) Master of Medicine (Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia
c) Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
d) Doctor of General Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Starting June 2013)
e) Master of Surgery (General Surgery), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
f) FRACS or FRCS of England/Edinburgh/Glasgow/Ireland/Canada (General Surgery)
From 2006 onwards
Followed by 4 years of supervised training in Urology in a recognized hospital/centre under the Board of Urology, Malaysia plus 2 years of post qualification experience in Urology in a government hospital or university hospital in Malaysia
4 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Urology) Must have 2 years post qualification experience in Urology in a government hospital or university hospital in Malaysia
5 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Urology) Must have 2 years post qualification experience in Urology in a government hospital or university hospital in Malaysia
6 Diplomate American Board of Urology Must have 2 years post qualification experience in Urology in a government hospital or university hospital in Malaysia

OPHTHALMOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Ophthalmology, Universiti Malaya
2 Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
3 Master of Surgery (Ophthalmology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Up to Year 2012
4 Doctor of Ophthalmology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting 2013
5 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh [FRCS (Edin) in Ophthalmology] Qualification obtained after 2008 and until May 2014 is considered for recognition on a case to case basis. Qualification obtained after May 2014 is not recognized
6 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland [FRCS (Ire) in Ophthalmology]
7 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow [FRCS (Glas) in Ophthalmology] Qualification obtained after 1999 and until May 2005 is considered for recognition on a case to case basis. Qualification obtained after May 2005 is not recognized
8 Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of UK (FRCOphth. UK)
9 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Ophthalmologists, (FRACOpth.)
10 Fellowship in Ophthalmology, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
11 Diplomate American Board of Ophthalmology
12 Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS, Ophthalmology)
13 Diploma in Ophthalmology (London) Qualification obtained after 31/12/1993 is not recognized
14 Diploma in Ophthalmology (Ireland) Qualification obtained after 31/12/1993 is not recognized

ORTHOPAEDICS SURGERY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Orthopaedic Surgery, Universiti Malaya
2 Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) Universiti Sains Malaysia
3 Master of Surgery (Orthopaedic), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
4 Doctor of Orthopaedic & Traumatology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting June 2013
5 Master of Orthopedic Surgery, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
6 Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
7 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons with Master in Orthopaedic Surgery, Liverpool
8 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic, Intercollegiate Fellowship from UK
9 Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in Orthopaedics
10 Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
11 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Must have at least 2 years experience in orthopaedics in approved hospitals after obtaining FRCS.
12 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Must have at least 2 years experience in orthopaedics in approved hospitals after obtaining FRCS.
13 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow Must have at least 2 years experience in orthopaedics in approved hospitals after obtaining FRCS.
14 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Must have at least 2 years experience in orthopaedics in approved hospitals after obtaining FRCS.

OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Otorhinolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery, Universiti Malaya
2 Master of Otorhinolaryngology, Universiti Malaya
3 Master of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia
4 Master of Surgery (Otorhinolaryngology –Head & Neck), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
5 Doctor of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting June 2013
6 Master of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, KPJ Healthcare University College (KPJUC) Starting 19 November 2019
7 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Otolaryngology
8 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow in Otolaryngology, FRCSGlas(ORL-HNS)
9 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (FRCS (Ire) in Laryngology)
10 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS (Eng) in Otolaryngology)
11 Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery)
12 Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology
13 Intercollegiate Fellowship [FRCS (ORL-HNS)]

FAMILY MEDICINE

No Qualification Remark
1 Sarjana Perubatan Keluarga, Universiti Malaya Master of Family Medicine, UM - Qualification obtained after the year 1996 (from 1997 onwards) only - Qualification obtained before the year 1997, will be considered on a case-to-case basis - Gazetted as Family Medicine Specialist by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, or - If not gazetted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, must undergo minimum 6 months period of credentialing, and - Minimum one (1) year (12 months) of postgraduate qualification experience
2 Sarjana Perubatan (Perubatan Keluarga), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Master of Medicine (Family Medicine), UKM or Doktor Pakar Perubatan Keluarga, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Doctor of Family Medicine (UKM) - Gazetted as Family Medicine Specialist by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, or - If not gazetted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, must undergo minimum 6 months period of credentialing, and - Minimum one (1) year (12 months) of postgraduate qualification experience
3 Sarjana Perubatan (Perubatan Keluarga), Universiti Sains Malaysia Master of Medicine (Family Medicine), USM - Gazetted as Family Medicine Specialist by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, or - If not gazetted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, must undergo minimum 6 months period of credentialing, and - Minimum one (1) year (12 months) of postgraduate qualification experience
4 Sarjana Perubatan (Perubatan Keluarga), Universiti Teknologi MARA Master of Medicine (Family Medicine), UiTM - Gazetted as Family Medicine Specialist by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, or - If not gazetted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, must undergo minimum 6 months period of credentialing, and - Minimum one (1) year (12 months) of postgraduate qualification experience
5 Sarjana Perubatan (Perubatan Keluarga), Universiti Putra Malaysia Master of Medicine (Family Medicine), UPM - Gazetted as Family Medicine Specialist by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, or - If not gazetted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, must undergo minimum 6 months period of credentialing, and - Minimum one (1) year (12 months) of postgraduate qualification experience
6 Sarjana Perubatan (Perubatan Keluarga), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM) Master of Medicine (Family Medicine), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) - Gazetted as Family Medicine Specialist by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, or - If not gazetted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, must undergo minimum 6 months period of credentialing, and - Minimum one (1) year (12 months) of postgraduate qualification experience
7 Conjoint MAFP/FRACGP (Membership of the Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia/Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners) formerly known as Membership of the College of General Practitioners, Malaysia (MCGP (Malaysia)) replaced by Membership of the Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia (MAFP) from 1995 - Qualification obtained before the year 2000, will be considered on a case-to-case basis - Application received starting from January 2017, if not gazetted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, must undergo minimum of 12 months period of credentialing.
8 Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) -Qualification obtained up to December 1999, will be considered on a case-to-case basis - Qualification obtained after the year January 2000 and onwards, must undergo minimum 18 months period of credentialing
9 Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners, United Kingdom (MRCGP (UK)) - Qualification obtained before the year 2007, will be considered on a case-to-case basis - Qualification obtained after the year 2006 (from 2007 onwards), must undergo minimum 18 months period of credentialing

PAEDIATRIC SURGERY

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Paediatric Surgery, Universiti Malaya
2 Doctor of Paediatric Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Starting June 2013
3 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of UK Colleges in Paediatric Surgery Intercollegiate Specialty (FRCS Paed. Surgery) Examination with Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) Must have at least 2 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery in approved centres after the qualification
4 American Board Certification in Paediatric Surgery Must have at least 2 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery in approved centres after the qualification
5 Fellowship of the European Board of Paediatric Surgery Must have at least 2 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery in approved centres after the qualification
6 Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in Paediatric Surgery, UK Must have at least 2 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery in approved centres after the qualification
7 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Paediatric Surgery Must have at least 2 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery in approved centres after the qualification
8 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Canada (FRCSC) in Paediatric Surgery Must have at least 2 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery in approved centres after the qualification
9 Master of Surgery, University Malaya Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification
10 Master of General Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification
11 Doctor of General Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification
12 Master of Medicine (Surgery), Universiti Sains Malaysia Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification
13 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Eng) Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification
14 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS Edin) Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification
15 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS Glas) Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification
16 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FRCS Ire) Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification
17 Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) in General Surgery Must have undergone 3 years of supervised training in Paediatric Surgery and to be followed by 2 years of working experience after the qualification

PUBLIC HEALTH

No Qualification Remark
  MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH OR EQUIVALENT  
1 Master of Public Health, Universiti Sains Malaysia  
2 Master of Community Health, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia  
3 Master of Public Health, Universiti Malaya  
4 Master of Public Health, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak  
5 Master of Public Health, Universiti Putra Malaysia  
6 Master of Medicine in Occupation Health/ M.Med. (Occ.Med), Singapore  
7 Master of Health Administration, University of New South Wales, Sydney.  
8 Master of Health Planning, University of New South Wales, Sydney.  
9 Master in Hospital and Health Services Administration, University of South Bank, London (Formerly known as Post Graduate Diploma, South Bank Polytechnic)  
10 Master of Hospital Administration, Institute of Public Health, University of Philippines, Philippines  
11

Master of Public Health from:

  • University of California, School of Public Health Earl Warren Hall, Berkeley, California, 94720
  • University of California at Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, 90024
  • Columbia University, School of Public Health and Administrative Medicine 600 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032
  • Harvard University, School of Public Health, 55 Shattuck Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
  • John Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205
  • University of Hawaii, School of Public Health, 2540 Mail Way, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.
  • Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, Loma Linda California 92354.
  • University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104.
  • University of Minnesota, School of Public Health,1235 Maye Memorial Building, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455.
  • University of North Caroline, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27575.
  • University of Oklahoma, School of Public Health, 800 Northeast Thirteenth Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104.
  • University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15213.
  • The University of Texas, School of Public Health of Houston, Texas Medical Centre, P.O. Box 20186, Astrodome Station Houston, Taxes 77025.
  • University of Toronto, School of Hygiene, Toronto 5, Ontario Canada.
  • Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112.
  • Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06510.
 
12 Master of Public Health, University of Philippines, Philippines  
13 Master of Public Health, Manila University  
14 Master of Science (Medical Demography) (London) In addition required to have M.B.B.S. / M.D.
15 M.Sc. in Community Medicine (Edinburgh)  
16 M.P.H. (Antwerp)  
17 M.Sc. in Community Health in Developing Countries (University of London)  
  DOCTOR IN PUBLIC HEALTH (DrPH)  
18 Doctor of Public Health, Universiti Malaya  
19 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak  
20 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia  
21 Doctor of Public Health, Universiti Sains Malaysia  
22 Doctor of Public Health, Universiti Putra Malaysia  
23 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London  
24 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health  
25 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), New York Medical College School of Public Health  
26 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), University of California, School of Public Health Berkeley, California  
27 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), John Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health  
28 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), University of North Caroline, School of public Health North Carolina  
29 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), Saint Louis University School of Public Health  
30 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine  
31 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), University of Sydney, Australia  
32 Doctor in Public Health (DrPH), Harvard School of Public Health  
  PHD (PUBLIC HEALTH)  
33 Philosophy  Doctor (PhD) in Public Health, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia  

NUCLEAR MEDICINE

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Medicine (Nuclear Medicine) (USM)
2 Recognised postgraduate qualifications in Internal Medicine Followed by 3 years of supervised training in Nuclear Medicine in recognised centres
3 Recognised postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Radiology Followed by 2 years of supervised training in Nuclear Medicine in recognised centres

REHABILITATION MEDICINE

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Rehabilitation Medicine, Universiti Malaya
2 American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
3 Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (RACP)
4 Diploma in Medical Rehabilitation (RCP London) Qualification obtained before 1997

SPORTS MEDICINE

No Qualification Remark
1 Master of Sports Medicine, Universiti Malaya
2 Master of Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine, Universiti Malaya Obtained before 2002
3 Fellow of the Australian College of Sports Physicians Obtained before 2002
4 Master of Sports Medicine (University of Canberra) Obtained before 2002
5 Master (MSc) in Sports Medicine (University of London) Obtained before 2002
6 Master in Sports & Exercise Medicine (National University of Ireland) Obtained before 2002
* Other degrees will be considered on a case-to-case basis.
Prepared By:
NSR / CAWANGAN PEMBANGUNAN PROFESYEN PERUBATAN BAHAGIAN PERKEMBANGAN PERUBATAN, KKM
November 2013 / Senarai Ijazah luar negara