Dr. G Ruslan Nazaruddin

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages: Malay, English

603-4026 7777 Ext: 5026

Suite No. 12, Level 5, KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital

About Dr. G Ruslan Nazaruddin

Biographical Sketch:

Dr G Ruslan Nazaruddin, a senior surgeon in joint replacement surgery, comes across as a very dedicated doctor who is continuously updating himself to the latest practices and technology in orthopaedic with a vision eventually to establish a dedicated Joint Replacement Centre of Excellence in Malaysia. He participates as a speaker regularly in conferences around the world and is also much sought after in the KPJ group of hospitals and often consulted on his expertise. He enjoyed travelling on the job and travel often to performed surgeries in other KPJ hospitals in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Dr G Ruslan believes in using technology as an important tool in his daily practice and for bringing the best outcome for the patient. Establishing the Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics at KPKJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital was his baby that finally materialised when KPJ Tawakkal moved into a new building in 2010.

He request for a special state-of-the-art operating theatre, which is a digital operating theatre with a navigation system and was among the first in the country. He also has visited many operating theatres around the world and wanted one that would be the best for the patient as well for the doctors.

Current Post

President of ASEAN Arthroplasty Society 2016 - 2017

Consultant Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

Head of Orthopaedic Service

KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital

Suite No. 12, Level 5,

No. 1 Jalan Pahang Barat,

53000 Kuala Lumpur.


Previous Post

Jan 1995 – July 2000

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Institute of Orthopaedic and Traumatology

Hospital Kuala Lumpur

June 1996 – July 2000

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Head of Joint Replacement Unit and Bone Bank

Institute of Orthopaedic and Traumatology

Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Jan 2010 till 2014

Medical Director of KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital

Further Training

June 1996 – July 2000

March 1997 – March 1998

Sabbatical leave for further training in “Joint Replacement and Reconstructive Surgery” in USA

1. Fellowship in Joint Replacement Surgery (1st June – 15th Feb 1998) Under Dr W.E.Mikhail MD, FACS Medical College of Ohio Toledo, USA

2. Visiting Fellowship in Total Joint Replacement Surgery (1st March – 14th April 1997) Under Dr W.J Maloney MD Washington University School of Medicine St Louis, USA

3. Visiting Fellowship in Knee Reconstruction Surgery (20th April – 31st May 1997) Under Dr John Insall MD (Director) Insall – Scott – Kelly Institute for Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Beth Israel Medical Centre, New York, USA

4. Visiting Fellowship in Hip Surgery (24th Feb – 14th March 1998) Mr G.A Gie FRCS, FRCS (Orth) Prince Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital, Exeter, England

Education and Fellowship:


M.D (1985)

M.S Orthopaedic (1984)

A.M (1996)

FAMM (2006)

Malaysia Medical Counsel: Full registration

Specialty Interests:

Hip and Knee Surgery

Hip……Direct Anterior Approach and Hip Arthroscopy

Professional Memberships:


1. Malaysian Orthopaedic Association (MOA)

• Life Member

• President (May 2005 – May 2006)

• Conjoint Board of Orthopaedic Examination (Faculty)

• Examiner for Fellowship MOH (Arthroplasty)

2. College of Surgeon of Malaysia (CSM) – Member

3. Academy of Medicine Malaysia – Fellow

4. Asian Association for Dynamic Osteosynthesis (AADO) – Member

5. Malaysia Society of Transplantation (MST) – Treasurer (1999 – 2000)

6. American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) – International Fellow

7. Asian John Insall Club – Founding member since 2001

8. Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA)

• Hip Section – Honorary Secretary (1999 – 2002)

• Life Membership

9. Founder and Chairman of Arthroplasty Interest Group (since 2004 – 2010)

10. International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine ISAKOS–Member

11. European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy ESSKA - Member


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