prof. madya dr. shalimar binti abdullah

pensyarah perubatan

jabatan ortopedik & traumatologi

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555

   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Dr. Shalimar Abdullah currently works as a Hand Surgeon and Senior Lecturer in the Hand & Microsurgery Unit, Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Nottingham, England, UK and completed her orthopaedic training in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2005. In 2007, she began training in hand surgery and received her Fellowship in Hand Surgery from the prestigious Kleinert Institute, Louisville, USA in 2010. She also received the Diploma of Hand Surgery (FESSH European Boards exams) in 2012. Her interest is in Nerve, Tissue Engineering, Brachial Plexus, and WALANT. She is part of the Nerve Team in UKM’s Tissue Engineering Center and is in a project to produce the perfect nerve conduit. She is also a proponent of WALANT surgery both in soft tissues and bony fixation. She is a committee member for the Malaysian Society for Surgery of the Hand (MSSH). She has published up to 50 articles to date. She is also active with a humanitarian NGO named Mercy Malaysia holding the post of Vice-President III and has responded to many humanitarian crisis.

  • mohd hazim abd hamid, shalimar abdullah, amir adham ahmad, parminder singh gill narin singh, elaine zi fan soh, chian yong liu, jamari sapuan.  (2021).  a randomized controlled trial comparing wide-awake local anesthesia with no tourniquet (walant) to general anesthesia in plating of distal radius fractures with pain and anxiety level perception.  - cureus.  1-12. 


    shalimar abdullah , lim chia hua , lau sheau yun , alexander samuel thavamany devapitchai , amir adham ahmad , parminder singh gill narin singh , jamari sapuan.  (2021).  a review of 1073 cases of wide-awake-local-anaesthesia-no-tourniquet (walant) in finger and hand surgeries in an urban hospital in malaysia.  - cureus.  1-8. 


    alexander st., shalimar abdullah, parminder singh gns, adzim poh yw, jamari s.  (2021).  coverage of a firecracker blast injury of the right hand with a chest wall flap under wide awake local anaesthesia no tourniquet technique.  - cureus.  1-15. 


    mohamed-haflah nh, abdullah s, abdul-rani r.  (2021).  coordinating a postgraduate orthopaedic exam during the covid-19 pandemic.  - malaysian orthopaedic journal.  16-20. 


    wan assanul afzan wan ali, elaine zi fan soh, shalimar abdullah, parminder singh gill narin singh, amir adham ahmad, jamari sapuan.  (2021).  pain perception during the phases of manual reduction of distal end radius fracture with a periosteal block.  - cureus.  1-9. 


    amir adham ahmad, muhammad abu ubaidah mustapha kamal, shairil rahayu ruslan, shalimar abdullah, abdul rauf ahmad.  (2020).  plating of clavicle fracture using the wide-awake technique.  - journal of shoulder and elbow surgery.  2319-2325. 


    aa ahmad, khairunnisa, s abdullah, nhm haflah, o htwe, rbh idrus, anm hwei, as naicker.  (2015).  enhancement of nerve regeneration using muscle-stuffed veins seeded with human neural-differentiated mesenchymal stem cells (smsv) as a nerve conduit in a rat model.  - the journal of hand surgery (eur). 


    r. khairunnisa, a. a. amir, i. gashim, h. ohnmar, mh hazla, zk law, h shariful, as naicker, b azmi, hi ruszymah, a shalimar, mh ng..  (2015).  neural differentiated marrow derived stromal cells seeded on a biological conduit promotes axon myelination during peripheral nerve regeneration.  - tissue engineering: part a.  S279-280. 


    yogeswaran lokanathan, min-hwei ng, shariful hasan, anuar ali, mazzre mahmod, ohnmar htwe, sharifah ahmad roohi, ruszymah bt hj idrus, shalimar abdullah, amaramalar selvi naicker.  (2014).  olfactory ensheathing cells seeded muscle-stuffed vein as nerve conduit for peripheral nerve repair: a nerve conduction study.  - journal of bioscience and bioengineering.  118(2):231-234. 


    nur hidayah hassan, ahmad fadzli sulong, min hwei ng, othmar htwe, ruszymah b. h. idrus, sharifah roohi, amaramalar s. naicker, shalimar abdullah.  (2012).  neural-differentiated mesenchymal stem cells incorporated into muscle stuffed vein scaffold forms a stable living nerve conduit.  - journal of orthopaedic research.  30(10) : 1674-1681. 


    shalimar abdullah, azammuddin alias, nor hazla mohamed-haflah, roohi ahmad, parminder singh gill, nur azuatul akmal kamaludin, jamari sapuan.  (2019).  functional outcome after successful revascularisation and replantation surgery of the fingers, wrist, forearm and arm.  - journal of clinical and diagnostic research.  RC01-RC04. 


    leong jf, levin kb, rajkumar v, abdullah s, jamari s.  (2019).  cavernous lymphangioma of the digits: a rare cause of macrodactyly.  - medicine & health.  261-265. 


    nur azuatul akma kamaludin, nur azree ferdaus kamudin, shalimar abdullah, jamari sapuan.  (2019).  ipsilateral proximal and distal radius fractures with unstable elbow joint: which should we address first?.  - chinese journal of traumatology.  59-62. 


    khairunnisa ramli, aminath ifasha g, amir adham ahmad, ohnmar htwe, nor hazla mohamed haflah, zhe kang law, shariful hasan, amaramalar selvi naicker, sabarul afian mokhtar, mohd hisam ma, azmi baharudin, geok chin tan, ruszymah bhi, shalimar a, mh ng mh.  (2019).  efficacy of human cell-seeded muscle-stuffed vein conduit in rat sciatic nerve repair.  - tissue engineering-part a.  1438-1455. 


    benny e, parminder gs, nur azuatul ak, tan ja, ahmad suparno b, jamari s, shalimar a.  (2019).  anatomical variations of the lumbrical muscles causing carpal tunnel syndrome.  - medicine & health.  197-202. 


    dr shalimar abdullah.  (2020).  a doctor for all.  - the star focus.  1-3. 


    wong soon kuen, sharifa ezat wan puteh, masniza mustaffa, shalimar abdullah.  (2019).  an analysis of the common disease seen in two rohingya refugee camps in cox's bazar by mercy malaysia.  - 2019 international humanitarian conference.  1. 


    brenda s yuliawiratman, wazir a maw, vinayagi s, farah h ms, sharah e, nurul jannah z, ohnmar htwe, amaramalar selvi ns, jamari sapuan, shalimar abdullah, manimalar selvi ns.  (2019).  mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome: does pulsed shortwave diathermy have better efficacy than transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation?.  - 13th international society of physical and rehabilitation medicine world congress.  1. 


    juzaily fekry leong, parminder singh gill, shalimar abdullah, jamari sapuan.  (2018).  severe lung function does not preclude an intercostal nerve transfer in brachial plexus injury.  - 48th malaysian orthopaedic association-annual general meeting/ annual scientific meeting 2018. 


    yusof mhm, jf leong, belani lk, abdullah s, sapuan j.  (2018).  deadly hair strand: the hair thread tourniquet syndrome.  - 48th malaysian orthopaedic association-annual general meeting/ annual scientific meeting 2018.