Dr. Chia Wee Yan is a senior consultant paediatric surgeon at Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur. He has a special interest in reconstructive urology and extensive experience in the management of sex development disorders.
His services include open inguinal hernia repair, bowel anastomoses, central venous line placement, proctectomy with the pull-through procedure, colostomy creation, posterior sagittal anorectoplasty, orchiopexy, and suprapubic catheterisation.
He graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 1981. He completed his training in general surgery at Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh General Hospitals and training in paediatric surgery at Yorkhill Children’s Hospital in the United Kingdom and Sydney Children’s Hospital in Australia.
He was conferred Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1986, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (FAMM) in 1994, and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2008.
He previously served at the Gold Coast University Hospital and Wollongong and Sydney Children Hospital as a senior staff specialist in paediatric surgery and Royal Children’s Hospital (Melbourne, Australia) as a paediatric surgeon. Besides his private practice, he also holds a teaching position at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.