|Name||:||Datuk Dr. Mahes Sithampalam|
|Qualifications||:||AM (Mal) MBBS FRCOG (Lond) Cert in Asst. Rep. (Aus)|
|Specialty||:||Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Clinical Hours||:||Mon-Fri: 9am -5pm; Sat: 9am-1pm|
|Contact Details||:||Ext: 733|
|About the doctor||:||
Datuk Dr. Maheswaran Sittampalam is the director of Damai Service Hospital (HQ) Sdn Bhd and resident consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist attached in the hospital since 1999.
Prior this, he was working as consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist in the General Hospital of Johor Bahru, Malaysia. He completed his post graduate training in Cardiff, U.K. where his special interest was infertility. Dr. Maheswaran Sithampalam underwent his subspecialty training in Assisted Reproduction at King Edward Memorial Hospital in Perth. He is now the lead consultant in the Assisted Reproduction Techniques Unit of Damai Service Hospital (HQ), Concept Fertility Centre (Malaysia).
In additional to his clinical and surgical duties in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, he was instrumental in initiating the IVF services in the hospital and he is currently the lead consultant for the department. He has paid particular attention and has been a keen advocate of safety for patients undergoing ovarian stimulation in assisted reproductive treatment. In April 2011, he was appointed by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia to be part of the inquiry panel for adverse events and mortality following IVF stimulation protocol. Further, he has been actively involved in organizing the Hospital's continuing Medical Education Programme and clinical training. He was also the Editorial Advisor for LIFE (Learning Initiatives for Fertility Experts) Journal in 2006.
He has been appointed as the Organizing Secretary for ASPIRE Conference to be held in KLCC in April 2017. This is an international conference drawing approximately 1200 fertility experts from the Asia Pacific region and it is the first time that Malaysia has been given the honor to host the event.