Dato' Dr. Faridah Ismail

Dato' Dr. Faridah Ismail
Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur
Resident Consultant
Languages Spoken

Malay, English



Qualifications & Certifications

BSc (Medical Science) St Andrews, MB ChB Glasgow, MMed (Internal Medicine), UKM

Conditions Treated

In adults with:

1. Type 1/2/Gestational diabetes mellitus, Steroids induced diabetes

2. Diabetes insipidus

3. Hypothyroidism/Hyperthyroidism, Thyroiditis, Thyroid nodules/ Multinodular goitre/Hypokalaemia associated with thyroid disorders, Thyroid cancers

4. Cushing's syndrome - Pituitary or steroid induced

5. Pituitary disorders - hypopituitarism or overactive - Acromegaly, Micro/Macroprolactinoma, Hypogonadism, Empty sella syndrome

6. Adrenal disorders - adrenal adenomas, Conn's tumour, Phaeochromocytoma, Addison's disease, Partial/adrenal hyperplasia

7. Primary hyperparathyroidism, diseases associated with hyper/hypocalcaemia

8. Obesity with/without Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

9. Premature ovarian failure/premature menopause

10. Andropause

11. Premature osteoporosis/steroid induced osteoporosis

12. Chromosome linked sexual development - Turner's Syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome, Gonadal dysgenesis

13. Pancreatic tumours - insulinoma, glucagonoma

14. Management of patient pre/post bariatric surgery

In adolescent:

1. Weight management

2. Type 2 diabetes

3. Thyroid disorders

Procedures Performed

Water deprivation tests, Pituitary function tests, Short synacten test.

Doctor's Experience

Dato' Dr Faridah Ismail graduated with MB ChB from Glasgow University in 1990. She worked in Scotland for 2 years after graduating, following which she returned to Malaysia. She joined University Kebangsaan Malaysia and completed her Masters Degree in Internal Medicine in UKM in 1997. She then completed her Endocrinology training in the similar institute and continued as Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist and Clinical Lecturer in Medical Faculty UKM, practicing clinical medicine and Endocrinology in Hospital UKM.

Dato' Dr Faridah Ismail joined Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur in 2000. She sees and manages a wide range of Endocrine disorders. Diabetes and thyroid disorders are the commonest cases seen.

Clinic Hours
  09:00 - 16:00 09:00 - 13:00

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