Associate Professor Dr Gan Chin Seng



Clinic Schedule and Appointment List

  • Mon 30/03
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  • Tue 31/03
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  • Wed 01/04
    17:00 - 19:30
  • Thu 02/04
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  • Fri 03/04
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  • Sat 04/04
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Dr. Gan Chin Seng is a consultant paediatrician, paediatric intensivist and an associate professor at Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (UM) and the University Of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). He is a life member of the Malaysian Medical Association, the Malaysian Paediatric Association, Malaysian Perinatal Society and Malaysian Society of Critical Care. Dr Gan started his career at the Sarawak General Hospital in 1998 before he was awarded the degree of master in paediatrics in University of Malaysia in 2005. He had served in Hospital Kuala Lumpur Institut Pediatrik and Hospital Ampang as a general paediatrician before he became a lecturer at UM in 2007. Since then Dr Gan has been treating various critical conditions of sick neonates and children in paediatric intensive care unit. He enriched his paediatric critical care medicine experience further by spending two years of fellowship in paediatric intensive care at Birmingham Children Hospital in the United Kingdom from 2012 to 2014. His areas of expertise are in general paediatrics and paediatric & neonatal critical care in both medical and surgical related conditions. He is also a national trainer of advanced paediatric life support (APLS). His research interest are in the following areas: congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE), persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN), meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS), congenital pneumonia, acute lung injury/ acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI/ARDS), hospital acquired infection (HAI), paediatric and neonatal resuscitation, upper airway obstruction, severe bronchial asthma, paediatric sepsis and dengue. He has been invited to speak and share on his key areas of expertise at various conferences and scientific meetings.

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  • 2015 Ng, Y. Y., Abdel-Latif, M. E. A., Gan, C. S., Siham, A., Zainol, H., Lum, L. C. S. 2015. Impact of infection control training for interns on PICU- acquired bloodstream infections in a middle-income country Singapore Medical Journal (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015 Rahman SU et al. Multicenter randomized controlled trial of therapeutic hypothermia plus magnesium sulfate versus therapeutic hypothermia plus placebo in the management of term and near-term infants with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (The Mag Cool study): A pilot study. J Clin Neonatol 2015; 4:158- 63. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  • 2014 Rosenthal, V. D., Maki, D. G., Mehta, Y., Leblebicioglu, H., Memish, Z. A., Al-Mousa, H. H., Balkhy, H., Hu, B. J., Alvarez-Moreno, C., Medeiros, E. A., Apisarnthanarak, A., Raka, L., Cuellar, L. E., Ahmed, A., Navoa-Ng, J. A., El-Kholy, A. A., Kanj, S. S., Bat-Erdene, I., Duszynska, W., Van Truong, N., Pazmino, L. N., See-Lum, L. C., Fernandez-Hidalgo, R., Di-Silvestre, G., Zand, F., Hlinkova, S., Belskiy, V., Al-Rahma, H., Luque- Torres, M. T., Bayraktar, N., et al. 2014. International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortiu (INICC) report, data summary of 43 countries for 2007-2012. Device-associated module American Journal of Infection Control. (Tier 3, Impact Factor = 2.326) (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2013 Gan, C. S., Chong, S. Y., Lum, L. C. S., Lee, W. S. 2013. Regular paracetamol in severe dengue: a lethal combination? Singapore Medical Journal. (Tier 3, Impact Factor = 0.630) (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2011 Lum, L. C. S., Abdel-Latif, M. E., de Bruyne, J. A., Nathan, A. M., Gan, C. S. 2011. Noninvasive ventilation in a tertiary pediatric intensive care unit in a middle-income country Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 2.672) (ISI-Cited Publication)


Fellowships, Memberships &

Professional Affiliations

  • International fellow of paediatric intensivist, BCH, UK.
  • Fellow of Medial Training Initiative of Paediatrics (RCPCH, UK).
  • Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Intensivist (NSR, Malaysia).
  • Mpaeds (UM).
  • Member of Medical Medical Association.
  • Fellow Of Academy Of General Education, Manipal, India.
  • Member of Karnataka Medical Association.
  • Life member of Malaysian Paediatric Association.
  • Life member of Malaysian Perinatal society.
  • Member of Malaysian Academy of Medicine
  • Member of Malaysian Society of Critical Care


Awards and


  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Teknikal Intensive Care Ventilator, PPUM, 2015, (PTJ)
  • Examiner Master Paediatrics Part1- theory, Paediatric Postgraduate Committee, 2015, (NATIONAL)
  • Fellow of Medical Training Initiative (Paediatrics) , Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2014, (INTERNATIONAL)
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine, Birmingham Children Hospital UK, 2014, (INTERNATIONAL)
  • MMED Ped Part 1 and Phase 2 Written examiner.pdf, Postgraduate Committee, 2015, (NATIONAL)
  • Pengerusi AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENILAIAN TEKNIKALJet ventilator.pdf, PPUM, 2015, (PTJ)
  • Pengerusi Ahli Jawatan Kuasa TEKNIKAL OSCILLATORY VENTILATOR.pdf, PPUM, 2015, (PTJ)
  • Pengerusi Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Teknikal iNO, PPUM, 2015, (PTJ)
  • Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Penilaian Teknikal Tawaran Bagi Membekal Bekalan Guna Habis Wad Kritikal, PPUM, 2015, (PTJ)
  • Young investigator award , 27th Annual Congress of Malaysian Paediatric Association, 2005, (INTERNATIONAL)