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Dr. Ambikai Balan Sothinathan

Dr. Ambikai Balan SothinathanVerified

Doctor in Malaysia

Overview

Dr. Ambikai Balan Sothinathan is a fellowship-trained consultant urologist at Pantai Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has over 10 years of specialist practice experience specialising in stone diseases, prostatic and genital function disorders, urinary incontinence, and urological malignancy. He pioneered an advanced procedure called Holmium Laser Enucleating of the Prostate in Malaysia.

He graduated from Manipal University (India) with an MBBS degree and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with his Masters in Surgery. After winning the prestigious Pfizer Book Award for his research on benign prostate diseases, Dr. Balan pursued his subspecialty training in uro-oncology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Australia.

Dr. Balan is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS).

Education
  • Master of science, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2005
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, 1976
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, Manipal University, 1995
Medical training
  • Residency in general surgery, Hospital Pakar Sultanah Fatimah, 2001
  • Fellowship in urology, Sarawak General Hospital, 2009
  • Internship in internal medicine, Hospital Melaka, 1998
  • Residency in general surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2005
  • Residency in general surgery, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, 2006
Certifications
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2001
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Tamil
Insurance
  • MediExpress
  • Etiqa Insurance
  • Metronic iCares Sdn Bhd
  • Great Eastern
  • CompuMed
  • PMCare
  • Prudential
  • AIA
  • Asia Assistance
Affiliated Hospital
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