Ravi Chandran is a candidate for the position of FIGO Regional Trustee Asia-Oceania 2021–2023.
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Malaysian Medical Council
General Medical Council UK
Member of the Royal College of O&G UK (MRCOG) 1988
Masters in O&G (MOG) 1989
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Ire (FRCPI) 1998
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia (FAMM) 1999
Fellow of the Royal College of O&G UK (FRCOG) 2001
Maternal – Fetal Medicine
Consultant OB/GYN Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur
1990 – 1991: Research Fellow King’s College London
1991 – 1992: Research Fellow University of Oxford
1992 – 1993: Lecturer National University of M’sia
1993 – 1996: Associate Professor National University of M’sia
Scientific Journals – 39
Congress Proceedings – 25
Puvan Memorial Lecture , Malaysia 1998
June Thapa Oration, Nepal 2017
NESOG Oration, Nepal 2018
Dr Bhanuben Nanavati Golden Jubilee Oration, India 2019
President O&G Society of M’sia 2005 – 2006
President M’sian Ultrasound Society 1997 – 2004
President Perinatal Society of M’sia 1998 – 1999
Council Member AFSUMB 1992 – 2006
Member AIUM since 1993
Fellow International College of Surgeons since 1994
Fellow American College of Surgeons since 1996
M’sian Representative Committee RCOG 1995 – 1998
Treasurer AOFOG 2009 – 2013
Vice-President AOFOG 2013 – 2015
President-Elect AOFOG 2015 – 2017
President AOFOG 2017 – 2019
Dr Ravi Chandran is currently Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the prestigious Gleneagles Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. He obtained his Membership of the RCOG UK in 1988 followed by sub-speciality training in Maternal Fetal Medicine at King’s College Hospital London and the John Radcliffe Hospital at Oxford University. He pursued an academic career at the National University of Malaysia and during his tenure as Associate Professor, was involved in research activities culminating in publications in leading peer reviewed journals. In 1998 he was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and in 2001 was elevated to the Fellowship of the RCOG UK.
Over the last 15 years, he has been actively involved in the AOFOG and joined the Executive Board as Treasurer in 2009 during which time he streamlined the application process for scientific workshop grants. As Vice-President from 2013 – 2015, he led the review of the AOFOG Constitution. In June 2017, he was elected as President of AOFOG. During his tenure, he made it his mission to make the AOFOG a more efficient and pro-active organisation and one that is relevant to all member National Societies. Under his leadership, the AOFOG has promoted more scientific activity in the less fortunate National Societies including Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Fiji and Papua New Guinea whilst tapping into the knowledge and expertise of our more developed National Societies from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and India. He has also been instrumental in fostering a better working relationship with both regional and international organisations such as the SAFOG, RCOG, ACOG and FIGO.
He is currently a member of the Strategic Planning Committee of FIGO and has played an active role in mapping the road ahead for FIGO. He is thus ideally placed to align the aspirations of both FIGO and AOFOG in an efficient and cost-effective manner for the betterment of women’s health in the Asia Oceania region.