Dr Syed Ahmad Faisal Syed Kamaruddin

Primary Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery


Malay, English

Staff Attached:

Name : Fadhilah Sulaiman

About Dr Syed Ahmad Faisal Syed Kamaruddin

A Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia graduate, Dr Syed Ahmad Faisal served as an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Lecturer in Hospital UKM’s Faculty of Medicine upon completing his Master Programme in 2005. He completed 2 years intensive surgical training in his sub-specialisation (Shoulder and Knee surgery) in Australia (Warringal Private Hospital, Melbourne and St. John of God Hospital, Perth), under a Fellowship Programme in 2010. A consultant in this sub-specialty, he was also Head of Hospital UKM Shoulder and Knee Unit, before joining KPJ Klang in 2013. His surgical skills include: General orthopaedic, Trauma, Shoulder and Knee surgery (Joint replacement and Arthroscopic surgery) and Sports injury.

Medical Doctor MD (UKM), 1997

Master of Surgery (Orthopaedic) (UKM), 2005

Fellowship in Shoulder & Knee Surgery (Australia), 2010

Shoulder, Knee and Ankle surgery (All arthroscopic or keyhole)

Knee joint replacement (TKR)

Sports Injury:

  • Knee (ACL,PCL,MCL,LCL,multi-ligament injury,patella dislocation, meniscus repair, cartilage injury, tendinitis)
  • Shoulder (dislocation, impingement syndrome, frozen shoulder, cuff tear, Bankart lesion, multi-directional instability, SLAP lesion, ACJ dislocation, long head biceps tendinitis)
  • Ankle (ATFL and CFL ligament tear, cartilage injury, Haglund disease, Achilles tendinosis and rupture, plantar fasciitis)
  • Stem cell treatment (PRP or platelet rich plasma)
  • Hyaluronic acid (HA) injection for knee osteoarthritis
  • Cartilage defect/injury management (microfracture, PRP injection, bone grafting or Hylofast)

Foot and Ankle (Haglund disease, Hallux valgus, flat foot, accessory navicular, in-grown toe nail)

General Orthopaedic and Trauma (diabetic foot, broken bones or fracture, lumps and bumps, carpal tunnel  syndrome, trigger finger, wound infection)

Research and Publications:

1.    Syed A. Faisal, Abdul Halim Abdul Rashid, Sharaf Ibrahim. Serial Casting and Posterior Release for a 7-year-old Child with Neglected Clubfeet. J Child Orthop (2007) 1:373–382

2.    Syed A. Faisal, Norazril SAH, Angela Ng MH, Santhana Raj L, Masbah O, Aminuddin BS, Ruszymah BHI. Do Hydroxyapatite and Tricalcium Phosphate Induce Chondrogenesis? Proceeding in Malaysia Orthopaedic Association (MOA) meeting 2006

3.    Abdul Kahir, Asri Ghafar, Syed A. Faisal. Quality of life measurement and functional outcome after arthroscopic anterior shoulder instability surgery
General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, UKM Medical Centre Kuala Lumpur

4.    Syed A. Faisal, Peter T. Campbell, Allan P. Skirving
Sequential Ipsilateral Gleno-humeral Arthrodesis and Scapulothoracic Fusion:  A case report. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Feb;21(2):e18-20.2012

5.    Syed A. Faisal, Peter T. Campbell, Allan P. Skirving
Glenoid rim fracture through the suture anchor insertion. A case series
Western Orthopaedic Clinic, Subiaco, Perth, WA

6.    Syed A. Faisal, Peter T. Campbell, Allan P. Skirving
The Latarjet procedure for the treatment of failed shoulder stabilization: A Retrospective Series of 62 Patients.
Western Orthopaedic Clinic, Subiaco, Perth, WA

7.    M. Kamal MAJ, Abdul Halim AR, Syed A Faisal, Johan Ahmad
An 11-year old girl presenting with chronic knee pain: A case report with diagnostic dilemma. Acta Medica Hradec Kralove Czech Republic. 2010;53(4):247–249

8.    Sharifah MI, Lee CL, Suraya A, Johan A, Syed AF, Tan SP.
Accuracy of MRI in the diagnosis of meniscal tears in patients with chronic ACL tears. Knee Surg Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy (KSSTA). Nov 17 2013.

9.    Vickness A, Sanusi M, Syed AF.
Single versus Double-Bundle Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Comparison in Functional Outcome 2 years Post-Reconstruction. General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, UKM Medical Centre Kuala Lumpur, 2012.      

Ongoing Research:

1.     Pre-operative ultrasound to predict hamstring graft size for anterior cruciate Ligament reconstruction (HUKM project code FF-328-2012)

2.      Silver medalist: Innovation/Invention/Design of "Fracture of Proximal Interphalangeal Joints of the Fingers: Faisal & Shariman Device" at IIDEX 2016 Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam. September 2016

Local/ International Presentation

  1. Oral presentation in Mahmood Merican Award in 36th Malaysia Orthopaedic Association (MOA) meeting Kuala Lumpur. Topic: Do Hydroxyapatite and Tricalcium phosphate induce chondrogenesis?’ June 2006
  2. The 16th Indonesian Surgeons Meeting, Makassar, Indonesia. Invited speaker in “Etiology and Pathogenesis of Clubfoot” July 2006
  3. Invited speaker in seminar and workshop on paediatric orthopaedic: “Management of clubfoot” IIUM city campus, Kuantan Hospital July 2006
  4. Oral presentation in “2nd Malaysia-Indonesia medical sciences conference” Topic: Do Hydroxyapatite and Tricalcium phosphate induce chondrogenesis? Jakarta August 2006
  5. Invited speaker in Indonesia Orthopaedic Association meeting Denpasar, Bali Topic: Pathoanatomy of clubfoot Sept 2006
  6. Speaker in 29th Annual Scientific Meeting at Singapore Orthopaedics Association Topic: Management of neglected clubfoot Singapore Nov 2006
  7. Speaker in 12th National Postgraduate Intensive course in Orthopaedics Topic: Fracture around the elbow in Children Kuala Lumpur April 2007
  8. Speaker in SICOT Meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco Sept 2007
  9. Speaker in 13th National Postgraduate Intensive course in Orthopaedics Kuala Lumpur April 2008
  10. Speaker in 14th National Postgraduate Intensive course in Orthopaedics Kuala Lumpur April 2009
  11. Speaker in 16th National Postgraduate Intensive course in Orthopaedics Topic: Management of irreparable cuff tear Kuala Lumpur March 2011
  12. Speaker in 3rd Prof. Quazi Iqbal Memorial Lecture and Knee Course. Topic: Anatomy of ACL Sept 2011
  13. Speaker in 17th National Postgraduate Intensive course in Orthopaedics. Topic: Choice of graft in ACL reconstruction Kuala Lumpur 2012
  14. Speaker in The 5th ConMed Linvatec Asia Arthroscopy Symposium. Topic: Primary and Secondary Latarjet: A comparative study of shoulder stabilization Penang, Malaysia. 2012
  15. Speaker in Intensive Course for postgraduate. Topic: Management of Bony Bankart Lesion Hospital UKM 2013
  16. Speaker in 1st Malaysian Advanced Cadaveric Shoulder Course. Topic: Management of Bony Bankart lesion. Faculty of Medicine, UPM 2013
  17. Speaker in 2nd Basic Knee Arthroscopy Workshop. Topic: Choice of graft in ACL reconstruction. Hospital KL 2013
  18. Speaker in Malaysia Orthopaedic Meeting (MOA).Topic: Shoulder Instability: Bony procedures, indications and technique. Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching 2013
  19. Invited speaker/ free paper and poster presenter/Scientific Chairman in 1st ASEAN Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Congress. Topic: Pathoanatomy and Pathophysiology of tendinitis and cuff tear arthropathy. Hilton KL 2013
  20. Invited speaker in 3rd Malaysia Arthroscopy Society Annual Scientific meeting. Topic: Management of proximal humerus fracture: Treatment options. Nexus Hotel KL 2015
  21. Invited speaker 23rd National Postgraduate Orthopedic Intensive Course February 2017 HUKM. Topic: Overview of Rotator cuff arthropathy Management



Professional Memberships:

Malaysia Medical Council (MMC): Certificate Number 34769
National Specialist Register (NSR): Certificate Number 128087
Malaysia Orthopaedic Association, Member
Malaysia Arthroscopic Society (MAS), Member
Malaysia Shoulder Interest Group (MSIG), Member
Asia-Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) Special Committee, Member
ASEAN Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Member



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