Professor Dr Azlina Amir Abbas's area of expertise is orthopaedics (hip and knee replacements, trauma and autologous chondrocyte transplantation). She is a member of numerous international and national professional bodies, including Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, Malaysian Association for the Study of Pain, ASEAN Arthroplasty Association, International Association for the Study of Pain and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. She started her career as a Medical Officer with the Ministry of Health, Malaysia, in 1998 and has completed a fellowship in hip surgery with Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital in South Korea in 2008. She has recently contributed to a number of books including “Hip Surgery: Instructive Case Collection and “Fracture Management: Basic Principles & Surgical Approaches. Her works have been published in various academic journals such as Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Journal of Arthroplasty, Journal of Orthopaedic Research and Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal. She is an active researcher in the field of orthopaedics, chondrocytes and stem cell research. She has won numerous awards including a Gold Medal, three Silver Medals, and a Special Award - Best in Cluster (Bioscience & Biotechnology) at Ekspo Penyelidikan Rekacipta dan Inovasi, Universiti Malaya 2009, and the ASEAN Orthopaedic Association Junior Traveling Fellowship in 2009. She has also received the Excellence in Service award by University Malaya. She regularly presents and speaks with regards to her area of expertise. She regularly volunteers her services through MERCY Malaysia, has hosted health clinics for Kajang prison women inmates, has taught English to Korean doctors in Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, and participates in community events with the Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and many others.
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