About MSS

  The Society || A Brief History of MSS || Formation of the Society

Purpose of the society

  • Strive to achieve development and progress in spine surgery through education, researches, training and ethical practice
  • Promoting the best service for the back-care management to the society and to the nation-building
  • To promote and inculcate the spirit of professionalism and fraternity between members and public
  • To provide aids and assistance to members and society

Office Bearers 2017-2019

President Prof Dr Sabarul Afian Mokhtar
Hon Secretary Prof Dr Kwan Mun Keong
Hon Treasurer Assoc Prof Dr Zamzuri Zakaria
Committee Members Dr K Parameshwaran
  Assoc Prof Dr Chris Chan Yin Wei
  Dr Chiu Chee Kidd
  Dr Mohd Hisam Muhamad Ariffin
  Dr Lee Chee Kean
  Dr Amir Fariz Zakaria
Hon Auditor Assoc Prof Dr Abdul Halim Yusof
  Dr Abdul Malik Hussein
Senior Advisor Prof Dato' Dr Mohamad Abdul Razak
  Dato' Dr K S Sivananthan
  Previous Office Bearers


  • Administrative & Good Governance - (Secretary & Treasurer)
  • Education & Training Committee - (Assoc Prof Kwan Mun Keong / Dr Saw Lim Beng / Dr Chris Chan Yin Wei)
  • Public Education & Media Committee - (Dr Nurul Azwa Mohd Noor / Dr Zairul Anuar Kamarul Bahrin)
  • Research Committee - (Asoc Prof Sabarul Alfian Mokhtar / Dato Azmi Baharudin)
  • Health Policy,Networking and Engagement - (Dr Abdul Malek Hussin /Dr Parameshwaran A/L Assipillai)

Regional Coordinators

  South: Dr Mazwar Sofiyan (Puteri Specialist Hospital)
North: Dr Parameshwaram A/L Assipilai (Penang Gleneagles)
East Coast: Dr Ahmad Tajuddin Abdullah (Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah)
Sabah: Dr LT Choong (Rafflesia Hospital)
Sarawak: Dr Wong Chung Chek (Kuching General Hospital)