prof. dr. cheah fook choe

pensyarah perubatan

jabatan pediatrik

 cheahfc@ppukm.ukm.edu.my

No. sambungan :  91455391

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Professor Dr. Cheah Fook Choe is currently the Head and Professor of Paediatrics and senior consultant neonatologist at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Medical Centre-Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz in Kuala Lumpur. He has been the consultant at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of UKM, for more than 10 years. He was also the director of this unit from 2009 before going away for a research sabbatical in 2014 at the USA and New Zealand. Prof. Cheah completed specialty training in general paediatrics and was awarded Masters in Medicine (Paeds) by UKM in 1997. His neonatology subspecialty training commenced in 1997 in the Mater Mothers’ Hospital in Brisbane, Australia and subsequently in the Maternity Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From 2000-2003, he was the Neonatal Fellow in the Christchurch Women’s Hospital, New Zealand, completing advanced neonatal paediatrics training while pursuing a PhD degree during that period. This successfully culminated in him receiving PhD (Otago) and the FRACP in 2003. He further received postdoctoral research experience as a visiting scientist in pulmonary and perinatal biology at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA between 2006 and 2008. Prof. Cheah is an accredited trainer in neonatology, and has trained many postgraduate trainees and neonatal fellows, both local and international, especially from Indonesia. He is currently the Chief of the Joint Programme in Paediatric Specialty training for Malaysia. Recently, he was appointed to the Neonatology Subspecialty Subcommittee on Medical Education of the Malaysian Medical Council. He is also examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, the Malaysian Conjoined Board Examinations in Paediatrics, and had been external examiner in paediatrics for the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons.

  • anushia swaminathan, kon ken wong, geok chin tan, yin ping wong, fook choe cheah.  (2021).  gardnerella vaginalis induced accelerated cell death of syncytiotrophoblasts in placenta may explain preterm births and fetal growth restriction.  - malaysian journal of pathology.  140. 

     

    poh kuan wong, fook choe cheah, saiful effendi syafruddin, m aiman mohtar, norazrina azmi, pei yuen ng, eng wee chua.  (2021).  crispr gene-editing models geared toward therapy for hereditary and developmental neurological disorders.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-15. 

     

    fook-choe cheah, pietro presicce, tian-lee tan, brenna c. carey and suhas g. kallapur.  (2021).  studying the effects of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor on fetal lung macrophages during the perinatal period using the mouse model.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-11. 

     

    fook-choe cheah, chee hoe lai, geok chin tan, anushia swaminathan, kon ken wong, yin ping wong and tian-lee tan.  (2021).  intrauterine gardnerella vaginalis infection results in fetal growth restriction and alveolar septal hypertrophy in a rabbit model.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-10. 

     

    wai kit chia, fook choe cheah, nor haslinda abdul aziz, nirmala chandralega kampan, salwati shuib, teck yee khong, geok chin tan, yin ping wong.  (2021).  a review of placenta and umbilical cord-derived stem cells and the immunomodulatory basis of their therapeutic potential in bronchopulmonary dysplasia.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-16. 

     

    fook-choe cheah, pietro presicce, tian-lee tan, brenna c. carey and suhas g. kallapur.  (2021).  studying the effects of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor on fetal lung macrophages during the perinatal period using the mouse model.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-11. 

     

    wai kit chia, fook choe cheah, nor haslinda abdul aziz, nirmala chandralega kampan, salwati shuib, teck yee khong, geok chin tan, yin ping wong.  (2021).  a review of placenta and umbilical cord-derived stem cells and the immunomodulatory basis of their therapeutic potential in bronchopulmonary dysplasia.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-16. 

     

    poh kuan wong, fook choe cheah, saiful effendi syafruddin, m aiman mohtar, norazrina azmi, pei yuen ng, eng wee chua.  (2021).  crispr gene-editing models geared toward therapy for hereditary and developmental neurological disorders.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-15. 

     

    pong kwai meng, jerrold tr teo, cheah fook choe.  (2021).  simulation-based education in the training of newborn care providers. a malaysian perspective.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-8. 

     

    fook-choe cheah, chee hoe lai, geok chin tan, anushia swaminathan, kon ken wong, yin ping wong and tian-lee tan.  (2021).  intrauterine gardnerella vaginalis infection results in fetal growth restriction and alveolar septal hypertrophy in a rabbit model.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-10. 

     

    anushia swaminathan, kon ken wong, geok chin tan, yin ping wong, fook choe cheah.  (2021).  gardnerella vaginalis induced accelerated cell death of syncytiotrophoblasts in placenta may explain preterm births and fetal growth restriction.  - malaysian journal of pathology.  140. 

     

    le ye lee, jiun lee, krishnamoorthy niduvaje, shirley s-y seah, raymond w atmawidjaja and fook-choe cheah.  (2020).  nutritional therapies in the neonatal intensive care unit and post-natal growth outcomes of preterm very low birthweight asian infants..  - journal of paediatrics and child health.  400-407. 

     

    teo jtr, abidin nh, cheah fc.  (2020).  severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 infection: a review of the clinical-pathological correlations of coronavirus disease-19 in children.  - malaysian journal of pathology.  349-361. 

     

    raja zahratul azma raja sabudin, alina md fauzi, darnina abdul jalil, azlin ithnin, hafiza alauddin, cheah fook-choe, najiah-ajlaa ayub, moh yusuf malisa, jalil norunaluwar & othman ainoon.  (2019).  updates on laboratory tests for diagnosis of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in malaysia.  - hemoglobin.  312. 

     

    dayang anita abdul aziz, marjmin osman, mohd fadli abdullah, felicia lim, rufinah teo, fook choe cheah, shareena ishak, rohana jaafar, swee fong tang, bilkis abdul aziz, hasniah abdul latif, zarina abdul latiff..  (2019).  port-less technique (plt) in pediatric video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (vats): a 10-year experience at national university of malaysia.  - open access surgery.  7-11. 

     

    cheah fook choe.  (2015).  penyakit paru-paru bayi pramatang dan kesan jangkitan dalam rahim.  - 76. 

     

    fook choe cheah.  (2018).  the lung disease of preterm infants and effects of intrauterine infection.  - 73. 

     

    fook-choe cheah.  (2017).  feeding the preterm infant - a practical handbook.  - 148. 

     

    cheah fook choe.  (2015).  penyakit paru-paru bayi pramatang dan kesan jangkitan dalam rahim.  - 76. 

     

    cheah fook choe.  (2020).  nutrition plays an integral role in immune development: breast milk provides unique immune benefits.  - human milk oligosaccharide (hmo) and its role in boosting immunity, growth and development during early childhood.  1. 

     

    cheah fook choe.  (2020).  is the european consensus guidelines on rds applicable to the local setting?.  - symphonic - symposium and workshop on neonatal intensive care: all about practice guides in neonatology.  7-9. 

     

    cheah fook choe.  (2019).  feeding preemies.  - the star epaper starhealth.  60. 

     

    cheah fook choe.  (2019).  nutrition for premature infants.  - positive parenting malaysia.  38-39. 

     

    wong yin ping;cheah fook choe;clarence ko ching huat;wong kon ken;tan geok chin;chia wai kit.  (2019).  a study on the effects of gardnerella vaginalis infection on various growth factor receptors in human trophoblast cell lines.  - 1-5.