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Dr. Sharmila Sachithanandan

Dr. Sharmila SachithanandanVerified

Doctor in Malaysia


Dr. Sharmila Sachithanandan is a senior consultant gastroenterologist at Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC) in Malaysia. Her special interests lie in interventional endoscopy and hepato-pancreato-biliary medicine. Her services include capsule endoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, oesophagogastric duodenoscopy (OGDS), and gastrointestinal endoscopy. She diagnoses, manages, and treats gastrointestinal stromal tumours, gastrointestinal diseases, liver and pancreatic diseases, and cancer of the liver and pancreas.

She graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in 1993. She then pursued her postgraduate qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia.

She is a member of the American Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy (ASGE), Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (MSGH), Malaysian Liver Foundation (MLF), and the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE).

  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Ireland, 1993
Medical training
  • Fellowship in gastroenterology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2002
  • Residency in gastroenterology, St. James's Hospital, 2000
  • Residency in internal medicine, University Hospital Waterford, 1997
  • Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 2001
Professional Memberships
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Languages spoken
  • Malay
  • English
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Allianz
  • Asia Assistance
  • Gibraltar BSN
  • International SOS
  • AIG
  • AA International Inc
  • Henner
  • PMCare
  • Manulife Insurance
  • AdMedika
  • AIA
  • MiCare
  • AXA
  • Mondial Assistance
  • Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad
  • MediExpress
  • William Russell
  • Liberty Insurance
  • Fullerton Health
  • Tokio Marine
  • Avrist
  • Lonpac Insurance Bhd
  • Etiqa Insurance
  • CompuMed
  • Global Assistance Partners (GAP)
  • Seven Corners Insurance
  • Medilink - Global
  • AIU Insurance Company
  • Tejani Emergency Assistance Malaysia (TEAM)
  • MSIG
  • Prestige International
  • MSH International
  • Great Eastern
  • IA International Assistance Sdn . Bhd.
  • Hong Leong Assurance / HLA
  • Emergency Assistance Japan
  • Am General Insurance Berhad
  • Cigna
  • IHM
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