Dr MAHADEVAN DEVA TATA

DR (MR) MAHADEVAN DEVA TATA ANS, PMC, MBBS(MAL), MSurg(MAL)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Former Head of services of Upper GI surgery, Ministry of Health of Malaysia

A highly dedicated general & upper GI surgeon with extensive experience in breast & Upper Gastrointestinal surgeries and clinical research

Born & bred in Seremban, and have been working in Negeri Sembilan since 2003. Well-known throughout the country, particularly Negeri Sembilan for massive contribution to the state as an outstanding surgeon, researcher & St John Ambulance state commander, & therefore was awarded by :-

1. Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan, The Royal Highness

✓ The Distinguished Citizen Award (Pingat Masyarakat Cemerlang) in 2010 ✓ The state medal Ahli Setia Negeri (ANS) in 2015

2. NS Jaycees International

✓ One of the NS Three Most Outstanding Young Person 2014
18 years of experience in conducting multiple successful Upper GI

surgeries in Negeri Sembilan

Founder of HOPE (Honour Your Patients’ Emotion) team for all cancer patients in Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital.

Created Anti reflux Tata stent, first flexible metallic stent spefically for cardioesophageal junction cancer, by MI tech, Korea

Sets up & coordinates national open access endoscope services in Malaysia ;

1. Champion in the National Quality Assurance convention in 2011 for the study on “Open Access Endoscopy Reduces Waiting Time and Increases Gastrointestinal Cancer Detection”

▪ Well-trained on magnifying endoscopy & early cancer detection in Japan

PROFILE

QUALIFICATIONS : PMC, MBBS (MAL), Msurg(MAL) ADDRESS

• HOME: 1077, Jalan TBK 4-2/6, Taman Bukit Kepayang, 70200 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

• WORK: Department of Surgery, Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital, Jalan Rasah, 70300 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

MOBILE NO.: +6012- 980 1585

E-MAIL: madheaven@gmail.com

NATIONALITY: Malaysian

 

CURRENT POSITION(S)

  • Upper GI And General Surgeon at NSCMH
  • Zircon Innovations, founder and director
  • Former Head of Service of Upper GI surgery in Ministry of Health of Malaysia
  • Adjunct senior clinical faculty of Perdana University – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (PU-RCSI)
  • Negeri Sembilan State Commander of St John Ambulance Association Malaysia (SJAM)
  • Founding member of Malaysia Upper GI Surgical Society (MUGIS)
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) member
  • International Gastric Cancer Association (IGCA) member

EDUCATIONS

Primary Education: Methodist English School ,Sepang

Secondary Education: St Paul’s Institution (SPI), Seremban

Tertiary Education [MBBS]: Faculty of Medicine, University Of West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago [1995-1998]: Medical Sciences – Basic Sciences

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur [1998- 2001] : Clinical school

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Set up

obesity & bariatric surgery clinics in Negeri Sembilan
open access endoscope services, which are replicated in other

sits as coordinator for national open access endoscope services

Post graduate study: University of Malaya [2006 – 2010]: Master in General Surgery

Subspecialty training: Upper Gastrointestinal surgery [2011-2014]

Clinical fellowship

Kawasaki Medical School Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan: Diagnostic endoscopy for Upper Gastrointestinal cancer & Upper Gastrointestinal cancer surgery

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand: Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)

No

Details

Hospital / University

Year

1

Intern

University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC

Jul 2001 – Feb 2003

2

Medical Officer in General Surgery

General Hospital, Seremban

Feb 2003 – Jul 2003

3

Medical Officer

Port Dickson District Hospital

Aug 2003 – Aug 2004

4

Senior Medical Officer & Surgical Registrar

Department of Surgery, Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital, Seremban

Aug 2004 – May 2006

5

Masters of Surgery

••

epartment of Surgery, Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital, Seremban


epartmentofSurgery, • University of Malaya Medical Centre

D
un 2006 – May 2008

D
un 2008 – May 2010

6

General surgeon

Department of Surgery, Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital, Seremban

From June 2010

7

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellow

Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital, Seremban

July 2011 – July 2013

8

Gastrointestinal endoscope & surgical fellowship

Kawasaki Medical University School

2012

9

Minimally invasive & Bariatric fellowship

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

2012

J

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PREVIOUS POSITION(S)

No

Position

Year

1

President of Association of Malaysian Medical Students (AMMS), Trinidad

1998 – 1998

2

President of University Malaya Medical Society

2000 – 2001

3

Student Representative to Malaysian Medical Association (MMA), Southern America

1997 – 1998

4

Editor of PACEMAKER Millennium Yearbook 2000 Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya

2000

5

Editor of PULSE monthly magazine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya

1999 – 2000

6

Secretary of the 1st Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal conference, Seremban

2008

7

Secretary of the 2nd Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal conference, Port Dickson

2009

8

Congress Secretary of 3rd Asia Pacific Gastric & oesophageal cancer congress [APGCC 2010], Kuala Lumpur

2010

9

Gastrointestinal nutrition workshop and D2 gastrectomy workshop coordinator for APGCC 2010, Kuala Lumpur

2010

10

Chairman of Surgical Nutritional Support team, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban

2010

11

WHO initiative team (Chairman) of Safe Surgery Saves Lives, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban

2009

12

Deputy Chairman of Clinical Research Centre (CRC), Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban

2009

13

Secretary of the 2nd Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Society (MUGIS) Conference

2010

14

Assistant Treasurer of Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Society (MUGIS)

2013

15

Workshop Coordinator of Clinical Research Methodology workshop

2013

16

Workshop Coordinator of Clinical Nutrition workshop

2012-

17

Deputy Chairman of Negeri Sembilan Research Day 2013

2013

18

Conference Secretary of Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Society (MUGIS) Conference 2013

2013

19

Course Director of Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscope workshop 2013

2013

20

Conference Secretary of Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Society Conference 2014

2014

21

Chairman of Nutrition Support Team, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban

2011 – present

22

Chairman of Save Surgery Saves Life committee

2009-

23

Scientific Committee of Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Society Congress in Krabi

2016

24

Organising Chairman of Negeri Sembilan Research Day 2014

2014

25

Head of Clinical Research Centre, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban

2014 – present

26

General Secretary of Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Society

2015

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP(S)

  • Member of International Gastric Cancer Society
  • Member of Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal surgical society [General Secretary]
  • Member of Malaysian Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Member of College of Surgeons, Malaysia

COMMUNITY SERVICES

No

Details

Year

1

St John Ambulance Association, Malaysia (SJAAM)

  • Negeri Sembilan Medical Officer
  • 2nd Negeri Sembilan Area Commander, Port Dickson

2004 – 2007 2008 – 2014 2011 – present

• 1st Negeri Sembilan Area Commander, Seremban

2. Emergency Rescue Services of Malaysia [National Director, Paramedic & Medical Division] 2004 – 2008

3. St John Ambulance Malaysia Baywatch [Founder] 2008

4. SCHOMOS (Standing Committee for House Officers, Medical Officers & Specialists) – Malaysian Medical Association [Chairman] 2011 – 2012

5. Timbalan Yang Dipertua PIBG, SK St Paul, Seremban. 2013 – 2015

6. Yang Dipertua PIBG, SK St Paul, Seremban. 2015 – present

INVITED SPEAKER

No

Details

Year

1

Japanese Society of Endoscopist and Gastroenterologist 2013 conference

2013

2

Symposium chairman at Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Society Conference 2014

2014

3

Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Society (MUGIS) meeting 2014

2014

4

NCCR 2014 (National Committee for Clinical Research) –

plenary speaker on surgical innovations

2014

5

Invited Speaker at Upper Gastrointestinal Society of Thailand conference, KhaoYai

2015

WORKSHOP(S) ORGANISED

No

Workshops

Total of workshop(s) done to date

1

Communication Skills in Operation Theater & Safe Surgery Saves Lives

8

2

Research Methodology workshop

15

3

Surgical Nutrition workshop

10

4

Getting The Research Ideas workshop

10

5

Systematic Search workshop

5

6

Clinical Audit

5

PROCEDURES & SKILLS

General surgical procedures

  • Excision of lumps
  • Inguinal hernia repair (open & laparoscopic)
  • Anterior abdominal wall hernia repair (open & laparoscopic)
  • Incisional hernia repair (open & laparoscopic)
  • Haemorhiodectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Laparotomy – common general surgery proceduresBreast and endocrine
  • Breast lump excisions
  • Mastectomy with axillary clearance
  • Breast conserving surgery for breast cancer
  • Minor oncoplastic surgery for breast
  • Thyroidectomy (total & hemi)Upper GI procedures
  • Laparoscopic fundoplication
  • Gastrectomy (Distal, subtotal & total) including D2 gastrectomy
  • Esophagectomy (thoracoscopic-assisted & open)
  • Laparoscopic gastrojejujnostomy
  • Laparoscopic perforated gastric ulcer repair
  • Laparoscopic staging
  • Laparoscopic feeding jejunostomy
  • Cholecyctectomy (laparoscopic & open)
  • Common bile duct surgery for calculi
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tube insertionBariatric and metabolic surgery
  • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss surgery
  • Gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity
  • Endoscopic gastric balloonEndoscope procedure
  • Diagnostic endoscope
  • Early Upper GI screening for stomach cancer
  • Chromoendoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic endoscope
  • Hybrid Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)Other skills
  • Wound care and special dressingAWARDS

No

Award

Year

1

Best Oral Presentation at 10th Malaysian Medical Students’ Conference

2000

2

Mr. Personality, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya

2000

3

Young Investigator ETHICON prize finalist in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific Meeting 2007

Early Detection of Upper GI cancers

using MARK’s Quadrant

2007

4

Young Investigator Award (YIA) finalist in GUT 2007

RAPID ACCESS endoscope services in

Negeri Sembilan

2007

5

National champion in Future Suture Competition 2008

2008

6

Represented Malaysia to Berlin for International Future Suture competition, Dec 2008 [Finalist]

2008

7

ST John Ambulance Malaysia Baywatch 2008 [Founder]

2008

8

Invited speaker at Malaysian International Medical Students’ conference 2009

• Disaster Care

2009

9

Disaster Management & workshop chief coordinator at Malaysian International Medical Students’ conference 2009

2009

10

ST John Ambulance National conference 2009

Invited speaker on ‘Creative thinking and

innovation’

2009

11

Beach First Aid seminar coordinator and speaker 2009

2009

12

Young investigator of the year ETHICON prize winner in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific Meeting 2009

2009

13

‘Film Suture’ Patent Owner 2010

2010

14

Founding member of Stomach Cancer Support Group in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

2010

15

Distinguished Citizen Award [Pingat Masyarakat Cemerlang, PMC] from Sultan Mukriz, Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan the ruler of the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan

2010

16

Young Investigator Award in the 9th International Gastric Cancer Conference (IGCC) 2011, Seoul, Korea

2011

17

Oral Presentation Champion of the National Quality Assurance 2011

Young investigator research Program Award by Japanese Society Of Gastroenterology 2012, Tokyo

2011

18

2012

19

Queen Victoria , Long serving medal, St John Ambulance Malaysia , 2012

2012

20

Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management

2014

(CAPAM) •

management) 2014

Semifinalist (Innovations in public health

21

3 Most Outstanding Young Person in Negeri Sembilan [3OYP NS] by

Jacyees

2015

22

State medal Ahli Setia Negeri (ANS) from Sultan Mukhriz, Yang di- Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan, the ruler of the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan

2015

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

PUBLICATIONS

1. Prevalence of Asthma related symptoms among school children in Trinidad

– West Indian Medical Journal, 1998:Vol 47(Suppl. 2),Pg 22
2. Laparoscopic Appendicectomy: An essential tool for Laparoscopic Skill

Training for Surgical Registrars.

– Asian Journal of Surgery, 2008: Vol. 31(2), 55-58

3. Adjunctive Use of Superoxidized Solution in Chest Wall Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection

– Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2009;87:1613– 4

4. Laparoscopic staging in gastric cancer: An essential step in its management

– Journal of Minimal Access Surgery, October-December 2010, Vol 6(4)

5. Open Access endoscopy reduces waiting time and increases gastrointestinal cancer detection

– Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, Vol. 11(Suppl. 5), 2011

6. Pre-emptive intraperitoneal local anaesthesia: An effective method inimmediate post-operative pain management and metabolic stress response in laparoscopic appendicectomy, a randomized,double- blinded, placebo-controlled study

– ANZ Journal Of Surgery, 2012
7. Delay in Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer: Whose fault is it?

– Malaysian Medical Journal; Vol 68 No 3, Jun 2013

8. MARK’s Quadrant scoring system: a symptom based targeted screening tool for gastric cancer

– Annals of Gastroenterology, Vol 26, 2013

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

  1. Hospital CME [Dec 2006] – RAPID ACCESS endoscope services in Negeri Sembilan, a move towards specialist care closer to people
    -venue: Tuanku Ja’afar hospital, Seremban
  2. Early detection of Stomach and esophageal cancers using MARK’s quadrantProspective study*ETHICON prize finalist in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific Meeting 2007
  3. A prospective comparative study of RAPID ACCESS endoscope service to the existing system in Negeri Sembilan: A move towards specialized health care closer to people*Young Investigator Award (YIA) finalist in GUT 2007 [also presented as poster presentation]
  4. Hospital CME – RAPID ACCESS endoscope services in Negeri Sembilan, a move towards specialist care closer to people [Road Show for RAPID ACCESS endoscope services]
    • Tengku Ampuan Najihah hospital, Kuala Pilah
    • Port Dickson hospital
    • State Health centres
  5. Diagnosis of early stomach cancer: Case discussion & the controversies Surgeon stands alone meeting, Penang. 2008. [Invited speaker]
  6. Effect of Pre-Emptive Intraperitoneal Local Anaesthesia on Immediate Post Operative Pain Control and Metabolic Stress Response in Laparoscopic Appendicectomy: A Randomised Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study*Young Investigator’s award – ETHICON prize winner in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific Meeting 2009, Langkawi
  7. Cost minimization analysis of Laparoscopic Anterior Fundoplication vs. Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy in Treatment of GERD: A Quasi

Experimental Design Free paper presentation in Annual Scientific Meeting College of Surgeons 2010

  1. Early Detection of Stomach Cancers And Its Precancerous Lesions Using MARK’s Quadrant (first Targeted Screening Scoring System in Malaysia): A Modelling pilot study*Young Investigator’s award – 9th International Gastric Cancer Conference (IGCC 2011), Seoul, Korea
  2. Open Access endoscopy reduces waiting time and increases gastrointestinal cancer detection*Champion, National Quality Assurance convention 2011, Perlis.

POSTERS
1. Biliary surgery in Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar – 12 year experiences

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in GUT 2006] 2. Diagnostic laparoscopy: An ideal procedure for females with right iliac

fossa pain

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2007]

3. Precancerous lesions of stomach and oesophagus in Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital: A new war against an old enemy

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2007]

4. Delay in OGDS among stomach and esophageal cancer patients: Whose fault is it?

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2007]

5. Laparoscopic Appendicectomy: A Useful Laparoscopic Training Skill for Surgical Registrars.

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2007]

6. Correlation of Barrett’s esophagus and the presence H. pylori to adenocarcinoma of esophagus

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in GUT 2007] 7. Laparoscopic Staging: An integral tool for staging gastric cancers

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in GUT 2007] 8. Diagnostic laparoscopy: An ideal procedure for females with right iliac

fossa pain

• Prospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in GUT 2007] 9. Variation of length of esophagus among different ethnic group

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in GUT 2007] 10.An audit of colonoscopy completion rate: A benchmark to assess the

quality of colonoscope service

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in GUT 2007] 11.Outcome of surgery among geriatric patients in Seremban hospital

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2008]

12.Alcohol related surgical problems in Tuanku Ja’afar hospital

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2008]

13.Descriptive case study on effectiveness of Control fistula in treatment in management of Intra- abdominal sepsis

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2008]

14.Gallbladder Empyema: 5 years’ experience in Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital

• GUT 2008
15.Patient characteristics of erosive oesophagitis and non-erosive reflux

disease in patients with hiatus hernia in Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital

• GUT 2008
16.Symptoms to endoscope delay in diagnosis of stomach and esophageal

cancers in moderate incidence area in Malaysia

• 2nd Asia-Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress [APGCC 2008] , Hong Kong

17.Correlation of Barrett’s esophagus and the H. pylori infection and adenocarcinoma of esophagus

• 2nd Asia-Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress [APGCC 2008] , Hong Kong

18.Targeted screening for stomach cancer in low incidence region: a preliminary report

• 2nd Asia-Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress [APGCC 2008] , Hong Kong

19.Surgical registrars’ appraisal on Appendicectomy in Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital

• Retrospective audit [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2009]

20.Management of Corrosive Esophageal Strictures: Does timing matter?

• Case series/Descriptive study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2009]

21.Trends in perforated gastric and duodenal ulcers in Tuanku Ja’afar hospital

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2009]

22.Patient Monitoring during Pre-Hospital Care for Trauma Patients: Is enough being done?

• Retrospective study [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2009]

23.Necrotizing soft tissue infection of the chest wall: A multidisciplinary approach

• Case report [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2009]

24.Rectal peritoneal mesothelioma: a diagnostic and therapeutic conundrum

• Case report [Presented as a poster presentation in College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific meeting 2009]

25.Symptom to endoscope delay in diagnosis of stomach and esophageal cancer patients: Whose fault is it?

• 3rd Asia-Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress [APGCC 2008], Malaysia

26.Variations of Carcinoma of esophagus in a multi ethnic population

• 3rd Asia-Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress [APGCC 2008], Malaysia

27.Comparative Pathological Features of Gastric Carcinoma In Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital Seremban

• 3rd Asia-Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress [APGCC 2008], Malaysia

28.Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in HTJS: 5-year case series

• 3rd Asia-Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress [APGCC 2008], Malaysia

29.Haemorrhoidectomy For Haemorrhoidal Crisis: Profiling Of Patient Characteristics

• Coloproctology 2011

30.Critical Analysis Of Malignant Polyps In Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital Seremban

• Coloproctology 2011
31.Progression of Anorectal abscess into fistula In Ano: A Case Series

• Coloproctology 2011

32.Predictors of ClinicoPathological Response In Rectal Cancers After NeoadjuvantChemoradiotherapy

• Coloproctology 2011
33.Retrospective study of Hartmann’s Procedure in Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital

• Coloproctology 2011
34.Pyogenic Liver Abscess: Klebsiella Pneumoniae as Primary Pathogen

  • College of Surgeons Malaysia 2012, Kuantan 35.
  • GUT 2012
    36.Esophageal Cancer in The Malaysian Population

Heller’s cardiomyotomy and Dor’s fundoplication for esophageal

achalasia – evaluation of patient satisfaction and disease specific Quality

of life

• GUT 2012
37.Colonoscopic yield Among patients above 50 years old in

HospitalTuanku Ja’afar, Seremban 2006 – 2010

• GUT 2012
38.Occlusive and non-occlusive vascular complications In acute

pancreatItIspatIents: A case series

• GUT 2012

39.Rare Case Report Of Gastric Outlet Obstruction Secondary To Hyperplastic Pedunculated Polyp With Early Malignant Change

• GUT 2013

40.Management of Upper GI bleed in HTJS: a single centre perspective

• Japanese Gastroenterology and endoscopic Society Meeting, Kyoto, Japan

41.Dyspepsia Symptoms of patients on Calcium Channel Blockers

• College of Surgeons, AMM, 2013
42.Abdominal circumference vs BMI in GERD symptoms

• MUGIS 2013
43.The diagnostic utility of narrow band imaging endoscopy in diagnosing

esophageal lesion

• NS Research day 2013
44.Clinical Efficacy of Generic Folfox compared to brand Folfiri regime for

advanced colorectal cancer in HTJS

• College of Surgeons, AMM, 2014

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