Dr Muhammad Dzafir Ismail

FNHAM, MMed (Mal), MBBS (Mal)


Clinic Schedule and Appointment List

  • Mon 06/04
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  • Tue 07/04
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  • Wed 08/04
  • Thu 09/04
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  • Fri 10/04
  • Sat 11/04
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Dr Dzafir is currently a Consultant in Internal Medicine and Cardiology in University Malaya Medical Centre and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine University of Malaya. Born in Alor Star Kedah, he is an example of true University of Malaya products. He has spent 15 years of his life in this blessed institution from his undergraduate until sub-specialty training. In the year 2015, he successfully qualified as registered Cardiologist with the National Specialist Register. Despite being heavily involved with clinical services and teachings, he is also actively involved with activities of National Heart Association of Malaysia. He has keen interest in interventional cardiology and endovascular treatment for peripheral arterial diseases and published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.

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


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Research and


  • 2017 Alexander Loch, Jan Philipp Bewersdorf, Daniel Kofink, Dzafir Ismail, Imran Zainal Abidin, Ramesh Singh Veriah. Generic atorvastatin is as effective as the brand‑name drug (LIPITOR®) in lowering cholesterol levels: a cross‑sectional retrospective cohort study. BMC Res Notes 2017;10 :291 DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2617-6 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2016 Muhammad Dzafir Ismail, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Matthias Leschke, Matthias Waliszewski, Michael Boxberger, Imran Zainal Abidin, Ahmad Syadi Mahmood Zuhdi. The outcomes of patients with very small coronary artery disease treated with thin strut cobalt chromium bare metal stents: an observational study. SpringerPlus 2016; 5: 1668. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2016 Ahmad Syadi Mahmood Zuhdi, Uwe Zeymer, Matthias Waliszewski, Martin Spiecker, Muhammad Dzafir Ismail, Michael Boxberger, Marcus Ferrari, Imran Zainal Abidin, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad. The use of paclitaxel coated balloon in acute coronary syndrome of small vessel de novo lesions: an analysis of a prospective 'real-world' registry. SpringerPlus 2016; 5: 373. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2016 Muhammad Dzafir Ismail, Chee Kok Han, Alexander Loch. Dislodgement of the MGuard Prime MicroNet During Primary PCI. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2016;39(5):785-787. doi:10.1007/s00270-015-1290-1 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2015 Megha Prasad, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Renan Sukmawan, Edward- Bengie L. Magsombol, Andrew Cassar, Yuri Vinshtok, Muhammad Dzafir Ismail, Ahmad Syadi Mahmood Zuhdi, Sue Ann Locnen, Rodney Jimenez, Homobono Callleja, Amir Lerman. Extracorporeal shockwave myocardial therapy is efficacious in improving symptoms in patients with refractory angina pectoris - a multicenter study. Coron Artery Dis 2015; 26: 194-200. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 2015 Ahmad Syadi Mahmood Zuhdi, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki, Jeevitha Mariapun, Rosli Mohd Ali, Norashikin Md Sari, Muhammad Dzafir Ismail, Sim Kui Hian. The elderly in acute coronary syndrome: the Malaysian National Cardiovascular Database-Acute Coronary Syndrome (NCVD-ACS) Registry. Singapore Med J 2015; 1-19. (ISI-Indexed)


Fellowships, Memberships &

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellowship of National Heart Association of Malaysia
  • British Society of Endovascular Therapy, Member, 2016, (International)
  • European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), Member, 2017 to 2018, (International)
  • National Heart Association of Malaysia, Ordinary Member, 2012 to 2014, (National)