Dr. Cham Weng Tarng
Location:

B-2-03, 2nd Floor, Tower B

Contact:

603-7491 9191 (Ext. 16421/11472)

Dr. Cham Weng Tarng

Speciality
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Paediatric Rheumatology, Paediatrics
Languages
:
English, Malay, Cantonese
Gender
:
Male
Qualifications
:
MBBS (Malaya), MRCPCH (UK), Fellowship Paediatric Rheumatology (Australia), CCFT (Malaysia)
Assistant
:
N/A

Clinic Schedule

Day Time
Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm

Note: Please call the individual clinics for appointments/enquiries.


Clinical Focus

 
  • General Paediatrics
  • Basic Neonatology
  • Autoimmune diseases such as Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (JSLE), Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP), Juvenile Systemic Sclerosis, Juvenile Polymyositis, Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM), Juvenile Polyarteritis Nodosa (JPAN), ANCA-associated vasculitis
  • Genetically-linked autoinflammatory and non-inflammatory rheumatological diseases such as Periodic Fever Syndromes, Cryopyrin associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS), Periodic Fever with Adenitis, Pharyngitis and Apthous stomatitis (PFAPA) and Progressive Pseudorheumatoid Arthropathy of Childhood (PPAC)
  • Chronic pain in children and adolescents such as Idiopathic Pain Syndrome, Juvenile Fibromyalgia and Pain Amplification Syndrome

Procedure Focus

 
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Paediatrics and Adolescents
  • Ultrasound guided procedures into soft tissue and joints
  • Intra-articular injections of medications under local anaesthesia or general anaesthesia
  • Initiation and commencement of advanced Biologic treatment
  • Planning Genetic testing for rheumatological disorders
  • Restrained Rehabilitative Treatment plan for children with chronic pain
  • Breastfeeding counselling
  • Vaccinations and counselling
  • General paediatric procedures and counselling
  • Basic Neonatology procedures and counselling

Postgraduate Training

 
  • MRCPCH (UK)
  • Fellow in Paediatric Rheumatology

Medical School

 
  • MBBS (Malaya)

Memberships

 
  • Member of Malaysian Medical Association
  • Member of Malaysian Paediatric Association
  • Member of Malaysian Society of Rheumatology
  • Member of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK)
  • Member of South Australian Rheumatology Association
  • Member of Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organization (PRINTO)
  • Member of Paediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS)

Awards

 
  • Best Civil Service Award (Anugerah Khidmat Cemerlang) in the Ministry of Health, Malaysia for the Years 2005, 2006 and 2012.
  • Best “Young Investigator Award” for oral paper presented in the 32nd Congress of Malaysian Paediatric Association 2010
  • Finalist for oral paper presented in Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Congress for Paediatric Research Society Australia and New Zealand (PRSANZ) Award in 2012
  • Honorary lecturer in Sheffield Medical College, Perak and later Royal College of Medicine, Perak between 2004 and 2008
  • Honorary lecturer in Technology University MARA (UiTM) between 2008 and 2016
  • Honorary lecturer in University of Adelaide, Australia (Women’s and Children’s Hospital) between 2011 and 2016
  • Contributor to MyHealth portal under the Ministry of Health, Malaysia

Board Certifications

 
  • Certified in General Paediatrician and Paediatric Rheumatologist by Ministry of Health, Malaysia
  • Certified in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Rheumatology by Malaysian National Specialist Register
  • Certified Paediatric Rheumatology Fellow by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Certified Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) provider by Advanced Life Support Group (UK)
  • Certified Breastfeeding Counselor by Breastfeeding Group Hospital Selayang

Additional Info

 
Presentations and Publications
  • Blood pressure values in healthy Malaysian children aged 6-12 years Weng Tarng Cham, P.W.Chan, B.Cheong, K.Nadarajan, B.F.Lai, K.K.Khoo, A.L.Latiffah, H.P.Lin Published in The Medical Journal of Malaysia 2001; 55(4):506-9.
  • Preventing High Risk Situations Of Needle Stick Injury Among Health Care Professionals  Weng Tarng Cham, Lim Kah Bee,Nor Lelawati MK, Noor Hasaniyah H, Aina Juana MA, Amar-Singh HSS Published in Medical Practice Hospital Ipoh, 2009; Vol 9 (1); 44
  • Chronic Pain in Children  Weng Tarng Cham  Presented in Malaysian Pain Society Workshop 2009
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: The Selayang Experience Weng Tarng Cham Published in Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2010 (Dec); Vol. 16; Supplementary 2 Young Investigator Award for the 32nd Annual Malaysia Paediatric Association Congress 2010
  • Chronic Relapsing Multifocal Osteomyelitis (CRMO) Weng Tarng Cham Presented in Clinicopathological Case, Selayang Hospital 2010
  • Peripheral neuropathy in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus: a case series. Weng Tarng Cham, Tang Swee Ping Presented in Ten Topics in Rheumatology Asia, 2010
  • Nutrient Drinks and Hepatic Impairment in Children: A Case Report. Weng Tarng Cham, Tang Swee Ping Published in Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2010 (Dec); Vol. 16; Supplementary 2
  • Atypical Presentation of Childhood Leukaemia Florence Wong, Grace Chow Kam Yoke, Tang Swee Ping, Weng Tarng Cham Published in Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2010 (Dec); Vol. 16; Supplementary 2
  • IV Immunoglobulin in Influenza A H1N1 associated acute necrotising encephalopathy: A case report.  Koh Lee Min, Tang Swee Ping, Lim Sern Chin, Weng Tarng Cham Published in Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2010 (Dec); Vol. 16; Supplementary 2
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa – A rare presentation (Case Report) Tina Sivalal, Soo Min Hong, Tang Swee Ping, Weng Tarng Cham Published in Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2010 (Dec); Vol. 16; Supplementary 2
  • Comparison of blood and synovial fluid Th17 and novel PI16 Treg cell subsets in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.  Weng Tarng Cham, H. Zola, R. Grose, I. Nicholson, C. Boros Published in Journal of Rheumatology, Vol 39, Oct 2012
  • Fatty Acid Profiling: Potential new Biomarkers in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Weng Tarng Cham, E. Ranieri, J. Fletcher, C. Boros Presented in Paediatric Research Society Australia and New Zealand Award in RACP Congress 2012.
  • Early onset Sarcoidosis Weng Tarng Cham Presented in Australian Rheumatology Association via Paediatric Satellite Symposium 2012
  • Fatty acid profiling: potential new biomarkers in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (pilot study) Weng Tarng Cham, E. Ranieri, J. Fletcher, C. Boros Published in Arthritis Rheum 2012; 64 Suppl 10:317
  • Arthritis in Childhood Weng Tarng Cham Presented in World Arthritis Day organised by Arthritis Foundation of Malaysia 2012
  • Fatty Acid Profiling In Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: The Balance between Pro-Inflammatory and Pro-Resolving Prostanoids Weng Tarng Cham, E. Ranieri, J. Fletcher, C. Boros Published in Arthritis Rheum 2013; 65 Suppl 10:2200
  • Generalised Lymphadenopathy as Main Presentation of Polyarteritis Nodosa Chew Joling, Weng Tarng Cham, Tam Pui Ying Presented in 37th Annual Malaysia Paediatric Association Congress, 2015.
  • First report of intrafamilial recurrence of Blau syndrome due to gonosomal NOD2 mosaicism. Weng Tarng Cham, Swee Ping Tang, Sern Chin Lim, Juan I. Aróstegui, Anna Mensa-Vilaro Published in Arthritis Rheum April 2016; Vol 68
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