Associate Professor Robert Penafort

Contact Details

Fax: +603 5514 6323
Email: robert.penafort@monash.edu

Profile Summary

Dr Robert Penafort is an associate professor at Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, with research interests in pediatric orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma. He did his undergraduate studies at Trivandrum Medical College in India and graduated with an MBBS degree in 1990. After working as a house officer in University Hospital, he served as a medical officer in Sarawak for three years before commencing his post graduate training in University Malaya Medical Center in 1994. He graduated with a Masters in Orthopedic Surgery in 1998 was awarded the Subramaniam Gold Medal for being the top student. Subsequent to this, he served as Orthopedic Specialist in Hospital Kuala Lumpur from 1998 to 2000. In the year 2000 he joined the University Malaya Medical Center as a lecturer in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery where he served until the year 2004. Since 2004, he has been a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon in Damansara Specialist Hospital. He has also been very active in the Malaysian Orthopedic Association for the past seven years and has served in different posts over the years. He is at present the President of the Malaysian Orthopedic Association. He has a very keen interest in teaching.

Qualifications

MBBS, Masters in Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Australian Orthopedic Association-S&N Fellow 1999
  • Illizarov Fellowship Kurgan 2003
  • Japanese Pediatric Orthopedic Fellow 2002
  • British Orthopedic Assoication-ASEAN Fellow 2005

Research Interests

Pediatric orthopedic surgery and also adult and pediatric orthopedic trauma

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