Wed, 24 May|
The Red Beanbag
IBU x THKD Health Chat #4: Common Surgeries in Children
Appendicitis, broken bones, hernia... few things hurt a parent's heart more than the thought of their child in pain. Come hear from THKD's Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Dato' Dr Zakaria Zahari about the common surgeries in children, as well as what to expect. See you there!
Time & Location
24 May 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Red Beanbag, G-2, Menara Mudajaya, 12A, Jln PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
About the event
Appendicitis, broken bones, hernia... few things hurt a parent's heart more than the thought of their child in pain. Come hear from Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara's (THKD) Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Dato' Dr Zakaria about the common surgeries in children, as well as what to expect. A high value, knowledge-packed session that shouldn't be missed - See you there!
10:00 – 10:15am Arrival
10:15 – 11:00am Introduction of THKD & Dato' Dr Zakaria. Commence Dr Zakaria’s sharing on common surgeries in children
11:00 – 11:15am Q&A
11:15 – 11:30am Photo & adjourn
Venue: Red Beanbag, Mutiara Damansara
Please RSVP and join the WhatsApp Chat for any last minute details, sent to you with the confirmation email.
About Dato' Dr Zakaria Zahari, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara:
Dato’ Dr Zakaria graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin in 1986. He commenced his surgical training in Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) in March 1989 and passed his Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in November 1991. He pursued training in paediatric surgery since 1993 and has worked in Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia in 1995. Subsequently, he was appointed as the Head of Paediatric Surgery, Hospital Kuala Lumpur in 2000 and retired in November 2021. Throughout his impressive career in the Ministry of Health, he has revolutionised the paediatric surgical landscape in Malaysia. He was the forefront in clinical excellence, research and academic teaching in Malaysia. Dr Zakaria's achievements in the medical field include being the leader of a surgical team that successfully separated a pair of conjoined, premature infants.
Note: This is a parents only workshop, however, if you need to bring your child along, you are more than welcome. The Red Beanbag opens its space for us, as well as the kids play area before their usual rush hours.