Dr. Kavitha Uma Ratnalingam is a consultant rehabilitation physician at ReGen Rehab Hospital in Malaysia. She is the former head of Hospital Sungai Buloh’s rehabilitation medicine department. Her special interests lie in spinal cord rehabilitation, neuro-rehabilitation (traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury), and paediatric rehabilitation.
She completed her Doctor of Medicine (MD) at University Science Malaysia (USM) and Masters in Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Malaya. In 2011, she became a certified medical impairment assessor by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
She has been invited to speak at a number of national and regional medical meetings and conferences on topics that include musculoskeletal ultrasound and traumatic brain rehabilitation.
She is a member of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.