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Dr. N. Vairavan A/L N.V.V.E Narayanan

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UNIVERSITY MALAYA

Dr Vairavan is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Neurosurgeon in University of Malaya. He graduated from the National University of Malaysia (UKM). He started his Neurosurgical training in UM in 2006 and completed his training in Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge in 2012. During this period, he acquired the FRCS (Neurosurgery) Fellowship from the Intercollegiate Board of Surgery in UK. He spent a further 6 months in 2012 doing an Honorary Fellowship in Epilepsy in University College London. He was recognised as a Malaysian National Specialist Registry (NSR) gazetted consultant Neurosurgeon in 2013.


His clinical interest lies in Neuro Oncology, Epilepsy and Skull Base Surgery. He works closely with the adult and paediatric Neurologists in UM and has built up a successful Epilepsy surgery Unit which screens an average of 50 patients a year, of whom about 20 undergo surgery. With his fellow neurosurgeons and neuro-oncologists, he also runs a dedicated Neuro Oncology Unit which provides the highest standards of care for brain tumour patients.

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