Short Curriculum Vitae : Dr Sunita Bavanandan

Current Head of the Department of Nephrology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur and National Head of Nephrology Services Ministry of Health Malaysia.  

Deputy Chair for ISN OSEA Region  

Past President, Malaysian Society of Nephrology. 

Undergraduate Training:  

  • MBBS  – University of Queensland Australia, 1991 
  • Housemanship  – Princess Alexandra Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane. 

Postgraduate qualifications: 

  • Membership of  Royal College of Physicians United Kingdom, 1997 
  • Nephrology subspecialty training (Malaysia) + 1 year further training at  Leicester General Hospital, United Kingdom.
  • Fellow of  Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh since 2007.  

Special interests:

Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Diabetic Kidney Disease and Peritoneal  Dialysis. Has been involved in setting up the PROMISE registry, a regional ASEAN PD registry and serves as a PD Chapter co-editor  for the Malaysian Dialysis & Transplant Registry.