Dr Jayaletchumi Gunasagaran

MS Ortho (Mal), MBBS (Mal)


Clinic Schedule and Appointment List

  • Mon 24/02
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  • Tue 25/02
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  • Wed 26/02
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  • Thu 27/02
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  • Fri 28/02
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  • Sat 29/02
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Enquiry and Contact Details


Graduated in 2006 with a MBBS from University of Malaya, she then returned to her alma mater and successfully completed her Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2016. Her passion for Hand and Microsurgery motivated her to train in Upper Limb and Reconstructive Microsurgery Unit under the flagship of Prof Dato Dr Tunku Sara Tunku Ahmad Yahaya.
Her subspecialties are in hand and microsurgery including nerve decompression (carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel release), tendon repair and reconstruction, fracture fixation (hand and wrist), peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery, excision biopsy of hand tumour, trigger finger release, deformity correction in congenital hand/ upper limb and creation of arteriovenous fistula.
Apart from being busy with her clinical responsibilities, she is a clinical lecturer, an examiner and a researcher who trains the undergraduates and Masters students in Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. She is a life member in Malaysian Orthopaedic Association (MOA) and Malaysian Society for Surgery of the Hand (MSSH).

Get to know me better : https://umexpert.um.edu.my/jayaletchumi.html


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Research and


  • 2018 Sim, SE., Gunasagaran, J., Goh, KJ., Ahmad TS. (2018) Short term clinical outcome of orthosis alone versus combination of orthosis, nerve and tendon gliding exercises, and ultrasound therapy for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. Journal of Hand Therapy. 1 - 5. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2017 Jayaletchumi Gunasagaran, Ee Soon Sean, Sachin Shivdas, Shams Amir, Tunku Sara Ahmad. (2017). Perceived comfort during minor hand surgeries with wide awake local anaesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) versus local anaesthesia (LA)/tourniquet. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 25(3), 1-4. doi: 10.1177/2309499017739499 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2015 Singh, V.A. Gunasagaran, J. & Pailoor, J. 2015. Granular cell tumour: malignant or benign? Singapore Med J 2015; 56(9): 513-517. (ISI-Indexed)


Fellowships, Memberships &

Professional Affiliations

  • Volunteer for Limbs for Life BUBS 2016, (National), 01/12/2016 until 01/12/2016


Awards and


  • Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Perak Darul Ridzuan, 2015, (Government)