Dr. Poh is a senior lecturer with the University of Malaya and Consultant Respiratory Physician at both UMMC and UMSC. Formerly a graduate of University of Malaya, he has worked both locally under the mentorship of distinguished professor Liam Chong Kin and abroad in Newcastle, UK being trained in areas of lung cancer amongst many other respiratory illnesses. He is skillful in pleural ultrasound, bronchoscopy and pleuroscopy.
Prior to his return to Malaysia, he successfully passed the Specialty Certificate Examination in Respiratory Medicine, awarded by the Royal College of Physicians UK and British Thoracic Society.
Dr Poh is a top ranked academic in the country and was awarded the prestigious best lecturer award by the University of Malaya in 2018. He is well respected and liked by peers and his students, both locally and internationally.
Dr Poh treats a variety of respiratory conditions and is recognized as an expert in lung cancer. He heads the special interest group for lung cancer at the Malaysian Thoracic Society. He is also affiliated to the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, European Society of Medical Oncology, Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, Malaysian Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians and Royal College of Physicians (UK). He is actively involved in global clinical research work.
As a doctor, he is known to be kind, sincere and empathic and is very popular amongst his patients.
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