Paediatrics (Children)

Paediatrics (Children)

After more than 23 years in service, Timberland Medical Centre is among the leading private hospitals and medical centres in the region (Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, Kalimantan) to specialize in Paediatrics; assisting in the healing of the sick so they may enjoy a better quality of life.

Paediatrics is the branch of medicine that aims to treat infants (babies), children and adolescents (young people) up to the age of 21 years. Paediatricians (medical doctor who specializes in paediatrics) determine particular health issues, diseases and disorders related to the stages of growth and development in this young group of patients.

Diagnostic tools may include blood tests, X-rays, MRI, CT scan, and electrocardiogram (ECG). Paediatricians may also need to work with the patient’s family / guardian for better diagnosis (from their observations) towards the welfare of the child.

Area of paediatrics include:

i) General Paediatric – treats children from birth to adolescence

ii) Neonatology – specialise in looking after newly born and premature babies

iii) Community Paediatrics – treats children with physical disabilities, developmental, social or behavioural problems

iv) Other sub-speciality e.g. Paediatric Cardiology – treating children with cardiac (heart) conditions, gastroenterology, haematology, oncology, rheumatology.

Doctors working within Paediatrics (Children):

Dr. Alison Ting Yih Hua

MBChB (Edinburgh) MRCP (UK) MRCPCH (UK) FRCPCH (UK) FRCP Edinburgh (UK) National Specialist Register No. 130599 Qualifications : MBChB (Univerity…

Dr. Sim Hui Ling

MD (UKM) MRCPCH (UK) National Specialist Register : 131445 Qualifications : MD (National University of Malaysia) 2004, MRCPCH (Royal College of Paediatrics…

Dr. Wee Thian Yew

MBBS (Mal) DCH (London) MRCP (UK) National Specialist Register No : 123615  

Dr. Chieng Siik Kwong

MD (USM) MRCPCH (UK) MRCPI (Ireland) MMED Paediatrics (Singapore) Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology NSR Certified Paediatric Neurologist National Specialist Register…