Dr Ramesh K Gurunathan

C-1-33, 1st Floor, Tower C


+603-7491 9191 (Ext. 21545)

Dr Ramesh K Gurunathan

General Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery
English, Bahasa Malaysia, Tamil
MBBS (Mang), M Surg (UKM), FRCS (Ire), AM (Mal)

Clinic Schedule

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

Clinical Focus

  • Benign and malignant upper gastrointestinal diseases
  • Gallstones (cholelithiasis)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Hernia
  • Obesity surgery

Procedure Focus

  • Esophageal surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal surgery)
  • Gastric bypass surgery
  • Gastric sleeve surgery
  • Gastroesophageal reflux surgery
  • Hernia repair surgery
  • Upper and lower endoscopy
  • Weight loss (bariatric) surgery
  • General surgical procedures

Postgraduate Training

  • Sub specialty training in upper gastrointestinal surgery from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute, India 2003
  • Training in general surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sabah 1994
  • Sub specialty in upper gastrointestinal surgery from Queen Alexandra Hospital in England 2005-2006
  • M.S (Master in Surgery) from National University of Malaysia 2000
  • Medical Officer and Registrar in General Surgery in Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia 1997-2000
  • Clinical fellow upper gastrointestinal surgery from Queen Alexandra Hospital in England 2005-2006
  • Sub specialty in upper gastrointestinal surgery from Tuanku Jaafar Hospital 2003-2005
  • General Surgeon in Malacca General Hospital 2000-2003
  • F.R.C.S., Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2002
  • Medical Officer in Surgery in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sabah 1994-1997
  • Consultant general and upper gastrointestinal surgeon, Tuanku Jaafar Hospital 2004-now
  • House officer, Hospital Kuala Lumpur 1993-1994

Medical School

  • MBBS, Kasturba Medical College (Mangalore University), India, 1992
  • Memberships and Associations National Chairman for Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Training Committee of the Ministry of Health since 2006
  • Founding member and chairman of the Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Club
  • Elected President of the Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society
  • Chairman of the Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Committee of the National Specialist Register, College of Surgeons, Malaysia
  • Founded the first Stomach Cancer Support Group in Malaysia


  • 1st prize winner film suture-Absorbable Synthetic Adhesive Tape (BBraun) Mahadevan Tata, Ramesh Gurunathan, P Kandasami 2008
  • Quality Convention 2007, 2nd prize winner N Sembilan level '' Rapid Access in Diagnosing Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers''
  • '' Quality Assurance Convention '' Malacca State level champions on 6th Sep on the topic '' Cancellation of OGDS in Day Care Unit '' 2002
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