Associate Professor Naganathan a/l Kathiresan Pillai

Associate Professor (Practice)

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Email: naganathan.pillai@monash.edu
Tel: +603-5515 9767
Office: Monash Medical Precinct, Segamat

 

Profile Summary

Dr Naganathan Pillai is an associate professor (practice) at Monash Medical Precinct, Segamat, Monash University Malaysia.

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Awarded ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) Scholarship by the government of Singapore to study Medicine in King Edward College of Medicine, University of Singapore
  • “ASEAN SCHOLAR” IN MEDICINE, University Of Singapore, 1973 – 1978
  • MBBS, University of Singapore, 1978
  • MRCP (IRELAND) 1992
  • FRCP (IRELAND), 2013
  • Admitted to Academy Of Medicine (Malaysia), 2002
  • Member of American College of Physicians since 2015

Previous Appointments

  • Housemanship in Medicine, O & G, Surgery in Singapore General Hospital and Alexandra Hospital from 1978 to 1979
  • Medical Officer, Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 1979 till 1979
  • Medical Officer, A & E, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore 1979 till 1980
  • Medical Officer, Medicine, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore May 1980 till 1981
    Worked with an outstanding endocrinologist Dr.B.Y. TAN in Alexandra Hospital then.
  • Opthalmology, Alor Setar General Hospital, 1981
  • Malaysian Armed Forces, Captain Doctor, 1982 till 1984
  • Family Practice, Kangar and Penang, 1984 till 1988

Experience in the UK

  • SHO, Geriatric Medicine, St. Luke’s Hospital, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield HD 4 5 RQ, England, 1991
  • Registrar,  General Medicine / Geriatric Medicine, St. Luke’s Hospital / Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, England, 1991 till 1992
  • Registrar/SHO, General Medicine / Geriatric Medicine / Rheumatology, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital Norwich, England, 1992 till 1993

Subsequent Appointments

  • Clinical Specialist in the Hospital University, Kuala Lumpur from 1993 till 1994
  • Joined the Gastroenterology Centre, Clinic Panir, AG-3(Ground Floor), Plaza Pekeliling, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400, KL
  • Specialised in Gastroenterology under the guidance of Dr Pannir Chelvam, the pioneer gastroenterologist in this country for the next three years
  • Joined the Damai Specialist Service Hospital, Kuala Lumpur in 1998 as a physician/gastroenterologist in 1997 till 2011
  • Joined Jefferey Cheah School of Medicine, Monash University, Malaysia in 2012 as Associate Professor Clinical Practice till now

Current Projects

  • Evidence Based Case Presentations in the district hospital by medical students and response.
  • Rural Medicine learning experience among medical students and its outcome.
  • Bronchial Asthma study in the Malaysian Health Care System

Publications

AN EXTRAORDINARY CASE OF IDIOPATHIC CHYLOTHORAX IN A RURAL SETTING. OALib Journal 2018, Vol 5, e4924.

In Healthcare Simulation Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice, edited by Debra Nestel et al., Wiley Blackwell.

CHAPTER 26: TRANSPORT OF THE CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT: DEVELOPING SAFE PRACTICES. Rafidah et al., 2018,

MANAGEMENT OF AIDS RELATED CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS MENINGITIS IN A RURAL HOSPITAL SETTING. American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, 2015, vol. 3.

RE-EMERGENCE OF MALARIA IN MALAYSIA: A REVIEW ARTTICLE. OA Lib Journal 2018.

TRANSPORT OF CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT FOR PRE-INTERNS: A SIMULATION –BASED MODULE.  Loaded in Youtube: An educational video of 10 minutes’ duration each.

A RARE PRESENTATION OF HEPATIC HYDROTHORAX IN A PATIENT WITH ALCOHOL INDUCED LIVER CIRRHOSIS. American Journal of Case Reports, 2017.

PREDICTORS OF RE-EMERGING TUBERCULOSIS: A REVIEW. OA Library Journal, 2016.

UNUSUAL PRESENTATIONS OF TUBERCULOSIS: A CASE SERIES. OA Library Journal, 2016.

PREDICTORS OF TUBERCULOSIS TREATMENT OUTCOME IN AN URBAN SETTING: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY. American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, 2016, Vol 4, No 1.

CHOICE OF MANAGEMENT IN A RARE CASE OF SYMPTOMATIC WOLFF-PARKINSON-WHITE (WPW) SYNDROME TYPE B. OA Library Journal. 2015.

CULTURE NEGATIVE ABCESSES AT MULTIPLE SITES: A DIAGNOSTIC AND MANAGEMENT DILEMMA IN A DISTRICT HOSPITAL. American Journal of Infectious diseases and Microbiology, 2015, Vol 3, No 5.

METHYLPREDNISOLONE-RESPONSIVE LEPTOSPIRAL ACUTE PULMONARY SYNDROME; A CASE REPORT. The International Journal of Medical Students. 2015.

MULTIFACETED PRESENTATIONS OF DENGUE VIRUS INFECTION AND ITS MANAGEMENT: A CASE SERIES. American Journal of epidemiology and Infectious Disease 2015 Vol 3, no 5.

CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS-A REPORT OF 27 CASES SEEN AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-TROPICAL DOCTOR, THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE Vol 28 1997.

GASTRIC POLYPS IN MALAYSIANS-Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Vol 2 supplement 1996.Poster Presentation.

BENIGN GASTRIC ULCERS IN MALAYSIANS-7-year review. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Vol supplement 1996. Conference Presentation.

UPPER GIT HAEMORRHAGE-CHAPTER 9 in the book MANAGEMENT OF COMMON GASTRENTEROLOGICAL PROBLEMS 2nd edition Editors: Richard Guan

HIV INFECTION IN MALAYSIA-A REPORT OF CASES SEEN AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL. -The Medical Journal of Malaysia Vol 50 Dec 1995.

HERPES GESTATIONIS-ONE OF THE RARE SKIN LESIONS IN PREGNANCY-The Medical Journal of Malaysia Vol 49 Dec 1994.

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