Jamie Kang KH


Dr Jamie Kang KH

Dr Jamie Kang KHDr Jamie Kang KH, MD
Assistant Professor & Clerkship Director – Surgery

Email: khkang@perdanauniversity.edu.my


Dr Jamie Kang, an American Board certified general surgeon, is the Director of Core Clerkship and the Clinical Site Director of Advanced Surgery at PUGSOM. She obtained her MD from Jefferson Medical College in USA. She then completed her 5-years training in General Surgery at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Health Science Center. During her training in New York, she worked as a clinical instructor for the medical students at SUNY Downstate Medical School. As the chief resident in her final year of training, she enjoyed teaching the junior trainees in improving their clinical management skills and surgical techniques. Secondary to her enthusiasm in pediatric surgery and intestinal rehabilitation, she did 2 years of research at Harvard University and served as a surgical fellow at Center of Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation of Boston Children’s Hospital. This experience had earned her few peer reviewed publications and podium presentations at regional and national meetings.

Dr Jamie Kang has a special interest in surgical education and clinical skill development. She looks forward to contribute more in Malaysia’s healthcare and training.

Gwendolyn MG, Kang KH, Jaksic T, Woo RK, Puapong DP, Kim HB and Johnson SM. First STEPs: Serial transverse enteroplasty as a primary procedure in neonates with congenital short bowel. J Pediatr Surg 2014; 49 (1)104-108.

Hull MA and Fisher JG, Gutierrez IM, Jones BA, Kang KH, Kenny M, Zurakowski D, Modi BP, Horbar JD, Jaksic T. Mortality and Management of Surgical Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Very Low Birth Weight Neonates: A Prospective Cohort Study. J Am Coll Surg 2013, Nov 27.

Fisher JG, Jones BA, Gutierrez IM, Hull MA, Kang KH, Kenny M, Zurakowski D, Modi BP, Horbar JD and Jaksic T. Mortality Associated with Laparotomy Confirmed Neonatal Spontaneous Intestinal Perforation: A Prospective 5-Year Multicenter Analysis,” Accepted Nov 2013 for publication in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Kang K, Gutierrez IM, Zurakowski D, DiPerna S, Buonomo C, Kim HB and Jaksic T. Bowel re-dilation following Serial Transverse Enteroplasty (STEP). Pediatr Surg Int 2012; 28(12) 1189-93.

Gutierrez IM, Kang K, Calvert CE, Johnson VM, Zurakowski D, Kamin D, Jaksic T, Duggan C. Risk Factors for Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth and Diagnostic Yield of Duodenal aspirates in Children with Intestinal Failure: A retrospective review. J Pediatr Surg 2012; 47(6)1150-4.

Gutierrez IM, Kang K and Jaksic T. Neonatal short bowel syndrome. Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 2011; 16(3): 157-163.

Liu V, Val S, Kang K, Velcek F. Case report: Actinomycosis of the appendix – an unusual cause of acute appendicitis in children. J Pediatr Surg 2010; 45(10): 2050-52.

Kaufman D, Kang K and Schwartzman A. Image of the Month: Portal venous gas. Arch Surg 2008; 143(8): 803-4.

Book chapters

Jaksic T, Gutierrez IM and Kang K. Short Bowel Syndrome. Pediatric Surgery, 7th Edition. Coran AG, Caldamone A, Adzick NS, Krummel TM, Laberge JM, Shamberger R. Philadelphia: Elsevier: Mosby: January 2012.

Jaksic T and Kang K. Special Nutrition of The Surgical Neonates. Gastroenterology and Nutrition: Neonatology Questions and Controversies, 2nd Edition. Neu J. Philadelphia: Elsevier: Saunders: 2012.

Kang K and Blackburn G. Clinical Assessment of Intestinal Failures in Adults. Clinical Management of Intestinal Failure, 1st Edition. Duggan C, Gura K and Jaksic T. New York: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis group: December 2011.