Associate Professor Dr Zubaidah Nor Hanipah
MD (UPM), Master Surgery (MS in General Surgery) (UKM), AM (M'sia), Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery (Taiwan, USA)
Associate Professor Dr Zubaidah Nor Hanipah is a former Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) medical student, graduated in 2002. She joined UPM as a surgical trainee lecturer after serving the Ministry of Health for 4 years. Currently, she works at the Department of Surgery as a Clinical Consultant in General Surgery, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. She is a member of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, Malaysia Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Society (MyMBS) and International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). At present she is the secretary of the Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery Malaysia (SELSMA).
Clinical research is vital in improving training as well as patient care and surgical outcomes. Throughout her academic years with UPM, she has endeavored to maintain a balance between the academic scholarly work and clinical practice. The majority of her research has focused on the outcome of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in patients with obesity and metabolic disorders. She also has a few book chapters’ publication on Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery.