MD(UKM) MS in General Surgery (UKM)
Dr Abu Bakar is a certified
National Specialist Registry (NSR) cardiothoracic surgeon. He got his Medical
Degree from University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1996 and then got himself a
master’s in general surgery in 2004, also from UKM. He started as a House
Officer in Kota Bahru General Hospital, Kelantan before coming over to Sabah,
to become a Medical Officer at Kudat district hospital. He then moved to become
a Senior Registrar at the General Surgery Department in Queen Elizabeth
Hospital and he subsequently became the MO in charge at Kudat Hospital.
Abu is very proficient in doing CABG including off pump CABG, mitral valve
replacement and mitral valve repair surgery, aortic valve surgery and aortic
root procedure. Dr Abu is proficient in managing critically ill cardiothoracic
patient and has assisted in a large number of simple to complex adult and
congenital heart surgeries. His main interest is in paediatric cardiac surgery.
He also likes to run, swim, cycle and travel.
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