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Dr Khoo Siew Swan
Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Khoo gained her MBBS from University Malaya in 1991. She started her medical training in Hospital Kuala Lumpur and obtained her MRCP from Edinburgh University in March 1996. She then joined the Department of Dermatology Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) in May 1996 and completed her gazettement training under Dr. Ganesapillai and Datin Dr. Suraiya Hussein. She was gazetted as a Dermatologist by the Kementrian Kesihatan Malaysia in November 1997.

She worked as a Dermatologist in the Dermatology Department of HKL until December 1999 and later joined the Dermatology Department of Hospital Pulau Pinang.

In March 2000, she joined Hospital Lam Wah Ee as a Consultant Dermatologist and has been working there until she joined us at Penang Adventist Hospital.

Her experience in dermatosurgery and procedures includes:

  • Electrocautery / currettage of skin lesions
  • Cryosurgery
  • Intralesional injection
  • Chemical cauterisation
  • Skin biopsy - incision / excision / punch biopsies, both diagnostic and therapeutic
  • Chemical peeling

Dr Khoo is also a life member of the Malaysian Medical Association and a member of the Malaysian Dermatology Society.