Welcome to Surgical Based Department of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. The Surgical Based Department has been establish since 2003 when we establish our medical faculty. It consist of 6 subunit which is General Surgery, Orthopedic, Ear Nose and Throat Surgery, Ophthalmology, Rehabilitation Medicine and Plastic Surgery. All together we have 38 doctors which include 10 professor, 4 clinical lecturer and 24 trainee lecturer under various surgical based specialty.

Our main objective is in line with our faculty aim to produce health professional who are competent and sensitive to the health needs of the community. Other than teaching medical, masters and PhD student, we also conduct our clinical consultations, researches and community service especially in rural area of Borneo and ect.

Although we are only 15 years of establishment to other surgical department, our passion, ambition and determination are not inferior. We aim to start our Master in General Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery in 2021.

We welcome students from all over the world to join us. We open for elective student attachment, clinical research and medical undergraduate program.

Our department located in Kota Kinabalu city, about 30min drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, near 1Borneo hypermall. Lastly, enjoy our facilities and hospitality, with a beautiful nature, beaches, mountain and rainforest, in the state of Sabah, the pearl of Borneo, the ‘Land Below the Wind’.


Mission & Vision

Our mission is to be the center of excellent in surgical field, the regional center for  surgical training for various level including undergraduate, masters as well as postdoctoral at the same time providing the best surgical care to the patient across all surgical subspeciality service.

Contact Us:

Phone: 088-320 000 ext. 611001 / 611010 / 611326
Fax: 088-321 377/ 088-321373