Dr. Alex Leow

Gastroenterologist (gut physician)

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Spoken Languages

Bahasa (Malay)
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Hokkien)
Chinese (Mandarin)
English

Qualifications & Awards

Biography

Dr Alex Leow was an Associate Professor of the Department of Medicine at the University of Malaya and Consultant physician, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist in University of Malaya Medical Centre and University of Malaya Specialist Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He obtained his basic degree in Biomedical Science in 1999 at University of Malaya before furthering his study in Medicine in University College Dublin/Penang Medical College. He graduated in 2004 and was awarded the Penang Medical Practitioner’s Society Best All Round Student Award. He obtained his Master Degree in Internal Medicine and was awarded the John Bosco Best Master Student Award upon graduation in 2012. His areas of interest are diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, Helicobacter pylori, viral hepatitis B and C and hepatocellular carcinoma. Having worked for numerous years as a lecturer and Consultant Physician, Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist in UMMC and UMSC, Dr Alex Leow ensured that his knowledge is always kept up-to-date and put strong emphasis on evidence-based medicine. He has authored and co-authored in numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented in both local and international conferences. He is a member and auditor to Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and he is registered as an Internal Medicine Physician, Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist in the National Specialist Register.

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Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur

KL 1191 IPD Pantai Jalan Pantai Baharu, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Monday

09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Tuesday

09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Wednesday

09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Thursday

09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Friday

09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Saturday

08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Contact

+60127072678


Colon related diseases

Colon cancer, Bleeding motion, prolonged diarrhoea.


Stomach related disease

Dyspepsia that includes abdominal pain, bloatedness, burning sensation to acid reflux disease.


PEG tube insertion

PEG stands for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, a procedure in which a flexible feeding tube is placed through the abdominal wall and into the stomach. PEG allows nutrition, fluids and/or medications to be put directly into the stomach, bypassing the mouth and esophagus


GI Endoscopy

Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy for examining our stomach and colon


ERCP

ERCP:- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, a procedure to examine and diagnose diseases of the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas. It is use for treatment of bile stones, bile duct cancer and pancreatic cancer


Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term for two conditions (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) that are characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. If treated early and optimally, it can change the quality of life of patients.


Helicobacter Pylori

All H.pylori should be eradicated to reduce the risk of gastric cancer and to achieve better symptoms control for patients with indigestion


Endoscopy Ultrasound

Minimally invasive procedure to assess digestive (gastrointestinal) and lung diseases. A special endoscope uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of your digestive tract and chest, nearby organs such as the pancreas and liver, and lymph nodes.