Dr. Jeyanthi Kulasegarah is a Specialist Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgeon with a special interest in Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology and Otology and Implantation. She has 14 years of experience practicing Otorhinolaryngology in Ireland. She returned home to Malaysia in November 2017.
She completed her medical degree from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in 2001. Following basic surgical training (2002-2004) and higher surgical training in Otorhinolaryngology (2008-2015) in RCSI, she successfully obtained FRCS in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in 2015.
During her tenure in Ireland, she was also a lecturer in University College Dublin (2007) and Trinity College Dublin (2012). Apart from teaching, she has done clinical and lab-based research where she has obtained clinical research grant from Research Foundation, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital to pursue a higher degree. She was awarded Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Medicine) MD in 2016. She has successfully published in peer review journals and written books chapters in her field. Throughout her carrier she has presented at numerous National and International Conferences and also facilitated Paediatric Airway Courses and Otology Courses. She has received seven awards among which are Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland (RAMI) Prize (2015), Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) Best Dissection Award (2014), Temporal Bone Best Dissection Award (2014), Research Foundation Clinical Award (2013), Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland (RAMI) Prize (2013), Facial Plastics Surgical Skills Award (2008) and St. Luke’s Surgical Presentation Award (2002).
Upon completing her training in Ireland, Dr. Jeyanthi traveled to Birmingham, United Kingdom to complete a year fellowship in Neurotology/Otology/Implantation (2015-2016) and subsequently travel to Auckland, New Zealand for a second fellowship in Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (2016-2017). She obtained Ethicon Foundation Travel Grant from RCSI to complete her fellowship in Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland.
Since joining University Malaya in November 2017, Dr. Jeyanthi is involved in General Otorhinolaryngology with a special interest in Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology and Otology and Implantation. Apart from this, she is part of the following specialized clinics: Combined Oro-Craniomaxillofacial Clinic, Combined Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, Otology Implant Clinic (Cochlear Implant, BAHA, Bonebridge, VSB), and Congenital Tracheal Stenosis Group. She is part of the National Cochlear Implant Programme in Malaysia. Her academic duties in University Malaya include coordinator for the Masters of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Programme, she is part of the Research and Innovation Team to develop new innovations in the field of ENT and she is the clinical and non-clinical research supervisor for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
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