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Associate Professor Dr Mazlina Mazlan

Associate Professor Dr Mazlina Mazlan
Fellowship ACQ Brain Injury Rehabilitation, CMIA (NIOSH), MRehab (UM), MBBS (Mal)

Associate Professor Dr Mazlina Mazlan is a consultant Rehabilitation Physician and registered in the Malaysian National Specialist Registry (NSR). Her clinical interest lies in Acquired Brain Injury rehabilitation, Neurorehabilitation and Vestibular Rehabilitation. She qualified as a Rehabilitation Physician from University of Malaya in 2007 and did her elective training in SGH and Ang Mo Kio Hospital, Singapore. She is one of the first two physicians in the country with Fellowship training in Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation. She completed the training in 2014 from Epworth Monash Rehabilitation Medicine Unit, Melbourne, Australia; focusing on the comprehensive rehabilitation care from the acute to community after brain injury. While undergoing her training in Australia, she has also completed Level Two training in Community rehabilitation for acquired brain injury organised by Monash University.
She is currently heading the Acquired Brain Injury rehabilitation program which provides highest standards of rehabilitation care for brain injured patients including traumatic cases, young stroke and brain tumour patients. As part of the rehabilitation program, Dr Mazlina facilitates patient’s return to work or return to school/university process after any injury with a group of multidisciplinary team members.  She has been invited as an expert medical witness in the past, for cases requiring rehabilitation medicine care and functional evaluation. She is also actively involved in academic teaching and supervision of post graduate Masters and PhD students. Dr Mazlina is a member of various National and International organisations and currently the Chairman for Acquired brain injury-Special Interest Group, Malaysian Association of Rehabilitation Physicians.

Expert Areas (Procedures)
  • Rehabilitation Medicine including disability and function assessment and management
  • Spasticity management
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Cognitive rehabilitation for neurological disorders
  • Botulinum toxin injection

Expert Areas (Clinical Conditions)
  • Disability and deconditioning arising from any condition that arises from birth or acquired through injury or illness
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Amputation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Young Stroke
  • Brain Tumours
Clinic Availability

Red - Fully Booked, Green - Available, Yellow - Limited

Research and Publications:
  • Mat S, Ng CT, Tan PJ, Ramli N, Fadzli F, Rozaili FI, Mazlan M, Hill KD, Tan MP. Effect of Modified Otago Exercises on Postural Balance, Fear of Falling, and Fall Risk in Older Fallers With Knee Osteoarthritis and Impaired Gait and Balance: A Secondary Analysis. PM R. 2017 Aug 18. pii: S1934-1482(17)30007-2. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2017.08.405.[Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Indexed)
  • Muhammad Hafiz H. Mazlina M. Oral Theophylline for the treatment of hyposmia after severe traumatic brain injury. International Medical Journal 2017,24:1-2 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Mazatulfazura Salim, Mazlina Mazlan, Nazirah Hasnan. Intracerebral haemorrhage following uncontrolled autonomic dysreflexia post suprapubic catheter placement surgery. Spinal Cord Ser Cases (2017) 3, 17043; doi: 10.1038/scsandc2017.43 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Modified Otago Exercises Prevent Grip Strength Deterioration Among Older Fallers in the Malaysian Falls Assessment and Intervention Trial (MyFAIT). Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 2017 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nadarajah M, Mazlan M, Abdul-Latif L, Goh HT. Test-retest reliability, internal consistency and concurrent validity of Fatigue Severity Scale in measuring post-stroke fatigue.Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. doi: 10.23736/S1973-9087.16.04388-4. 2016 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Indexed)
  • M Mazlan, SZ Ghani, KF Tan, P Subramanian. Life satisfaction and strain among informal caregivers of patients with traumatic brain injury in Malaysia. Disabil Rehabil. 2016 Jan 5:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hamzah NH, Bahari MA, Abdullah SJF, Mazlan M. Incidence and predictors of early ankle contracture in adults with acquired brain injury. Neurology Asia 2015;20(1): 49-58 (ISI-Indexed)
  • M Mazlan, S Rajasegaran, JP Engkasan, O Nawawi, KJ Goh, SJ Freddy. A double-blind randomized controlled trial investigating the most efficacious dose of Botulinum Toxin-A for sialorrhea treatment in Asian adults with neurological diseases. Toxins 2015, 7, 3758-3770; doi:10.3390/toxins7093758 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Seyed Majid Akhavan Hejazi,Mazlina Mazlan, Saini Jeffery Freddy Abdullah, Julia Patrick Engkasan. Cost of post- stroke outpatient care in Malaysia. Singapore Med J 2015; 56(2): 116-119. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2015025 (ISI-Indexed)

Fellowships, Memberships & Professional Affiliations:
  • Clinical and Research Fellowship in Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Epworth, Australia
  • Chairman, Acquired Brain Injury-Special Interest Group, Malaysian Association of Rehabilitation Physicians, 2017 - present
  • Member, Malaysian Association of Rehabilitation Physicians, present
  • Member, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 2016- present
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Health Campus, University Sains Malaysia, 2015
  • Elsevier Recognized Reviewer Status Award, Q1 Journal for Rehabilitation Medicine, 2015

Awards and Recognitions:
  • Certificate of Appreciation , Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia, 2017, (National)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Contribution in Student Field Attachment from Mahidol University, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 2016, (International)
  • Elsevier Recognized Reviewer Status Award, Journal of Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Q1 Journal for Rehabilitation Medicine, 2015, (International)
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Health Campus University Sains Malaysia, 2015, (National)
  • Level Two, Community Based Rehabilitation for Acquired Brain Injury, Monash University, Australia, 2014, (International)
  • Panel of Jury (Judge) for Oral Presentation Session in The 3rd Singapore Rehabilitation Conference, Sgh Postgraduate Medical Institute, 2014, (International)