Zamzil Amin Bin Asha'Ari
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Dr. Zamzil Amin started his housemanship training at Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah (then Hospital Kuala Terengganu) in 1999 after completing undergraduate studies in Medicine at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. From 2000, he served at the same hospital as a medical officer in Anaesthesiology (2 years) and General Surgery (1 year) before being transferred to serve as a Medical and Health Officer in Klinik Kesihatan Gong Medang, Besut for one year. In June 2003, he enrolled for the Master of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery programme (MMed. ORL-HNS) with the Faculty of Medicine, Uni ... show more

  • M.Med in ORL-HNS - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • MBChB, BOA - Bachelor Degree, University of Dublin, Ireland
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Otolaryngology - ENT surgery
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Surgery - Paediatric airway Disorder and management
  • 2008 - 2035 , Malaysian Society of Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon life member
  • 2010 - 2032 , National Specialist Registry (Otolaryngologist)
  • 2015 - 2015 , Jacobs Publishers, Austin, Texas
  • 2014 - 2015 , Austin Publishing group
  • 2010 - 2015 , Kulliyyah of Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia official publication
BMS and General ORL-HNS Rotation 2020/2021
EAR, NOSE AND THROAT 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
OTOLOGY 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
PAEDIATRICS AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
2012 - 2015 Predictors of peri-operative complications following single or combination nasal-palatopharyngeal surgery for severe obstructive sleep apnea
2010 - 2011 Contrecoup Injury in Traumatic Temporal Bone Fracture
2010 - 2012 Reliability and Validity of Malay version LPR HR-QOL Questionnaire.
2008 - 2011 Assorciation between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Young Hypertension: A Prospective Study
30 November 2014 Bronze medal in i-Inova 14 Ekspo Inovasi Islam 1436H. Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation - National level.
15 Mei 2013 Silver medal best presenter award. Asian Paediatric Otolaryngology Society - International level.
01 Mei 2013 IIUM Quality Research Awards- Health and Sciences category. IIUM - University level.
2020 Prevalence of high risk for obstructive sleep apnoea and its risk factors among adults attending government primary health clinics in Kuantan. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia , 20 (1) pp.83-89
2018 Pott’s puffy tumour secondary to frontal sinusitis. Pediatria i Medycyna Rodzinna” (Pediatr Med Rodz) , 14 (3) pp.327-330
2018 Editorial: Obstructive sleep apnea: the 'noisy' killer. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 17 (3) pp.1-2
2018 Obstructive sleep apnea: the ‘noisy’ killer. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 17 (3) pp.1-2
2017 Association between severity of obstructive sleep apnea and number and sites of upper airway operations with surgery complications. JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery , 143 (3) pp.239-246
2017 Bezold’s abscess: a rare complication of acute otitis media. Malaysian Family Physician , 12 (2) pp.26-68
2017 Penetrating large retro-orbital foreign body -fishing sinker: removal via endoscopic transnasal approach. International Medical Journal , 24 (4) pp.352-353
2017 Recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma with a rare presentation of anterior chest wall swelling. International Medical Journal , 24 (4) pp.354-355
2017 Bilateral sinonasal inverted papilloma: case report and literature review. International Medical Journal , 24 (5) pp.422-424
2016 Technical considerations in the surgical management of external laryngotracheal: surgical outcomes. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 15 (2) pp.7-12
2016 Thoracic wall metastases from nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a teenage boy: a case report. Egyptian Journal of Ear, Nose, Throat and Allied Sciences
2015 The yield of flexible airway endoscopy in infants and children with severe airway problems under a physician–surgeon combined-care setting: Our experience from 121 procedures. Clinical Otolaryngology , 40 (1) pp.52-56
2015 Dangers of obstructive sleep apnea . New Straits Times
2014 A simple, safe and effective surgical technique for the treatment of post-traumatic parotid sialocoele. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 21 (1) pp.72-74
2014 Pilomatrixoma: a diagnostic pitfall on fine-needle aspiration cytology of benign ‘neck metastases’. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 13 (2) pp.63-66
2014 An outcome of surgically treated head and neck cancer in one of the tertiary referral center in the East Coast of Malaysia: a 6-year retrospective analysis. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 21 (4) pp.28-36
2013 Relapsing polychondritis: A rare cause of sudden severe sensorineural hearing loss . Brunei International Medical Journal , 9 (3) pp.185-190
2013 Ingestion of honey improves the symptoms of allergic rhinitis: Evidence from a randomized placebo-controlled trial in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Annals of Saudi Medicine , 33 (5) pp.469-475
2012 The Association Between Sleep Apnea and Young Adults With Hypertension. Laryngoscope , 122 (10) pp.2337-2342
2012 Surgery for massive paediatric head and neck Neurofibroma: two case reports. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 11 (2) pp.54-57
2012 ENT primary care update 2012, Pahang. Berita MMA , 42 (2) pp.36
2012 Luc’s Abscess: a reminder of a potential complication of otitis media. Brunei International Medical Journal , 8 (5) pp.261-264
2012 Infant with a sudden, large, post-extubation subglottic cyst. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 19 (4) pp.85-88
2012 Patterns of intracranial hemorrhage in petrous temporal bone fracture. Auris Nasus Larynx , 39 (2) pp.151-155
2011 Comparison of serum specific IgE with skin prick test in the diagnosis of allergy in Malaysia. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 66 (3) pp.202-206
2011 Contrecoup injury in patients with traumatic temporal bone fracture. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology , 125 (8) pp.781-785
2010 Predicting safe tonsillectomy for ambulatory surgery. Auris Nasus Larynx , 37 (2) pp.185-189
2010 Head and neck follicular dendritic cell sarcoma: disease associations and treatment review. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 65 (1) pp.77-79
2010 Phonophobia and hyperacusis: practical points from a case report. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 17 (1) pp.49-51
2010 Kuantan biggest morning tea: a charity event to support the hearing impaired society . Berita MMA , 40 (9) pp.42
2010 Bilateral vocal cord palsy as a sole presentation of acquired syphilis. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 17 (2) pp.56-60
2010 Management of severe subglottic stenosis secondary to trauma: case to case comparison of resection anastomosis versus cartilage augmentation. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 65 (2) pp.157-159
2010 Clinical features of allergic rhinitis and skin prick test analysis based on the ARIA classification: a preliminary study in Malaysia. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore , 39 (8) pp.619-624
2008 Removal of extensive maxillary dentigerous cyst via a Caldwell-Luc procedure. Archives of Orofacial Sciences , 3 (2) pp.48-51
2008 Paediatric airway reconstruction: a preliminary study. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 63 (5) pp.369-372
2008 Head injury with temporal bone fracture: one year review of case incidence, causes, clinical features and outcome. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 63 (5) pp.373-376
2008 Prevalence of snoring and craniofacial features in Malaysian children from hospital-based medical clinic population. Sleep and Breathing , 12 (3) pp.269-274
2007 Transnasal endoscopic medial maxillectomy: changing trend in the management of sinonasal inverted papilloma, report of two cases. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 6 (1) pp.(1-7)
2007 Isolated facial palsy due to intra-aural tick (ixodoidea) infestation. Archives of Orofacial Sciences , 2 (1) pp.51-53

Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Prevalence of risks for obstructive sleep apnoea and its risk factors among adults attending government primary health clinics in Kuantan. In: Medical Research Symposium 2019
2016 Predictors of perioperative complications following single or combination nasal palatopharyngeal surgery for severe obstructive apnea. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016
2016 Roles of benzydamine and cetylpyridinium in acute tonsillitis and acute pharyngitis: the optimum aproach. In: Optimising Patient Outcomes in Primary Care: Respiratory and Infectious Disease
2015 Common paediatric neck mass. In: Head & Neck Workshop 2015
2015 Endoscopic pathology of the larynx. In: The First Pahang Upper Airway Endoscopic Workshop for General Practitioners
2015 Paediatric ENT- Upper respiratory tract disorder. In: 5th Annual Scientific Meeting and Regional Medical Updates
2015 Factors affecting perioperative complications in upper airway surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. In: 16th Asean ORL-HNS Congress
2015 Perioperative complications following single or combination upper airway surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. In: Worldsleep 2015-The 7th World congress of The World Sleep Federation
2015 Paediatric tracheostomy. In: Tracheostomy Care Course
2014 Outcome from the combined physician-surgeon diagnostic flexible airway endoscopy protocol for paediatric patients with severe airway problems. In: 12th International Congress of the European Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology
2013 Inventing and validating questionnaires Muslim Doctor Questionnaire (MDQ) & Muslim Medical Student Questionnaire (MMSQ) among the population of muslim doctors and students in Malaysia. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Research Exhibition 2013
2013 Diagnostic flexible airway endoscopy in paediatric intensive care setting : an analysis of 109 examinations in HTAA, Kuantan. In: 4th Asian Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology Congress 2013
2012 Functional anatomy of the airway. In: 2nd IIUM Airway Management Scientific Meeting 2012
2012 How to write part 1: writing title, abstract, introduction . In: Annual Scientific Writing Workshop for Healthcare Practitioners 2012
2012 Infant with sudden, large, post-extubation subglottic cyst. In: Laryngology2012: Cutting edge laryngology for 21st century
2012 Getting started in research: developing research ideas & how to do literature search. In: CRC HTAA Monthly Talk On Research
2012 Screening for sleep apnea in the young hypertensive: evidence from a case-control study in Malaysia. In: 4th Malaysian International ORL-HNS Congress & Inaugural ASEAN Sleep Congress
2012 The association between sleep apnea and young adult with hypertension: a case-control study in Malaysia. In: X World Congress on Sleep Apnea (ROMA 2012)
2011 Contrecoup injury in traumatic temporal bone fracture . In: The 14th Asean ORL- Head & Neck congress,
2010 Intracranial Hemorrhage in traumatic temporal bone fracture: a single institutional study in Malaysia. In: MSO-HNS 30th AGM and 2nd International Otorhinolaryngology Head And Neck Conference,
2009 Prevalence of snoring in Malaysian children and their craniofacial features from cephalometric study. In: 9th World Congress on Sleep Apnea (WCSA2009), Seoul, Korea
2008 Paediatric airway reconstruction: experience from seven cases. In: 7th European Laryngological Society Congress 2008


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