Location: Level 3, Suite 3-17, KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital, 39B Jalan Abdul Samad, 80100 Johor Bahru
Tel: 07-2253000 Ext: 123
Dr Yap Yoke Yeow completed his medical training in Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1997 and his Masters in ORL & Head and Neck Surgery in USM in 2004. He was also the first ENT Surgeon to obtain the RPSGT (Registered Polysomnographic Technologist) certificate from USA in 2013. He originated the first ASEAN Sleep Congress held in Kuala Lumpur in 2012 as President of the Malaysian Society of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head & Neck Surgeons. He has also conducted numerous courses and training locally and internationally on Sleep Apnea, Sleep Diagnostics, Sleep Surgery, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma and Surgery for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. He also coordinated the Malaysian Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Program from 2009 to 2012 under MSOHNS. Currently he sits on the Subspecialty Committee for the National Specialist Registry for ORL in Malaysia, of which he was the chairman in 2012-2013. Among his notable awards are, the Gold Medal at the 33rd International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products at Geneva-Palexpo(patronage of Swiss Government, 2005),the WIPO Award for Best Inventorfor the invention of EZEBV Amp at the ITEX (WorldIntellectual Property Organisaion & MINDS, 2004), MAKNA Cancer Research Award (National Cancer Council, 2005) and National Scientist of Excellence Award (Ministry of Higher Education, 2005). Dr Yap also led the formation of the ASEAN Sleep Federation which was adopted in the 2nd ASEAN Sleep Congress in Bangkok in 2013. He recently co-authored the Global Council on Brain Health Recommendations on Sleep and Brain Health in 2016.
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