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21st PAH Annual Scientific Conference 2019

21st PAH Annual Scientific Conference 2019



21st PAH Annual Scientific Conference 2019 is organised by Penang Adventist Hospital. The conference will see medical experts from around the world coming together to discuss and share the latest developments in healthcare services concerning obesity.

Date:              9th September 2019 (Monday)

Time:             8.00am to 5.00pm

Venue:           G Hotel, Penang

Theme:          “Size Does Matter – Tackling Morbid Obesity


 Tentative faculties are:

Dr Shu-Ti Chiou (Taiwan)

Global Vice-President

for Capacity Building, Education and Training

International Union for Health Promotion & Education (IUHPE)


Dr Lynne Yong

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Penang Adventist Hospital


Dr Tan Pek Yong

Consultant Paediatrician

Penang Adventist Hospital


Dr Chew Ghee Kheng

Consultant Gynaecologist

Penang Adventist Hospital


Dr Sow Yih Liang

Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon

Penang Adventist Hospital


Ms Beatrice Goh


Penang Adventist Hospital

Dr Tang Weng Chong

Consultant Orthopaedic & Sports Injuries Surgeon

Penang Adventist Hospital


Dr Khaw Chong Hui

Consultant Diabetologist & Endocrinologist

Penang Adventist Hospital


Dr Lim Shang Yee

Consultant General & Upper GI Surgeon

Penang Adventist Hospital


Dr Ng Hian Chan

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Penang Adventist Hospital


Dr Goh Eng Leong

Cardiologist & Physician

Loh Guan Lye Specialists Centre



The tentative cases & topics likely to be presented are:

Ø Symposium 1 – Obesity and Morbidity

  • Obesity and Heart Diseases
  • Obesity and PCOS & Infertility
  • Obesity and Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Obesity and Sleep Apnea

Ø Symposium 2 – Surgical Therapies

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss
  • Large Volume Lipo Suction

Ø Symposium 3 – Obesity and Macro Environment/ Public Health Issues

  • Obesity Pathophysiology and Medical Therapy
  • Childhood Obesity

Ø Symposium 4 – Nutritional Therapy for Obesity

  • Psychology of Weight/ Obesity Management
  • Exercises in Weight/ Obesity Management


There is NO FEES for participation and registration. Pre-registration is required.

For enquiries and/or registration, please contact:

Ms. Wan Azlifah                                                                                 Ms. Junie Fong

Tel (DL):  04-222 7545                                                                     Tel (DL): 04-222 7551

Email: azlifah@pah.com.my                                                           Email: fongpuiling@pah.com.my