Dr Appasamy A/L Velu

Consultant Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon
Orthopaedic Surgery
Speciality:
Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinic:
Ara Damansara Medical Centre - ADMC, Subang Jaya Medical Centre - SJMC
Languages:
Bahasa Malaysia, English, Tamil, Hokkien
Qualification:
MD (UKM), FRCS (Edin), AM (Mal)
License Number:
MMC Registration No.27030
Core Speciality:
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
Procedure Focus:
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Team Based Approach with Special Emphasis on Safe Spine Surgery and Optimal Outcome
  • Spinal Microsurgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement & Cervical Fusion Surgery
  • Anterior & Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (MIS TLIF)
  • Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF), Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion (DLIF)
  • Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion (OLIF)
  • Laser Assisted Spine Surgery
  • Micro Endoscopic Discectomy
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery in the Elderly
Condition Treated:
Spinal Disorders, Cervical Spine Disc Disease, Fractures & Instability, Degenerative Disc Disease Including Disc Bulge, Annular Tear & Disc Herniation, Spinal Fractures, Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Scoliosis, Spondylolisthesis, Low Back Pain, Sciatica, Neck Pain & Radiculopathy
Memberships & Associations:
  • Malaysian Medical Association (MMA)
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery (SOLAS), San Diego
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), International Member
  • Arthroscopic Association of North America (AANA) International Member
  • Malaysian Orthopaedic Association (MOA)
Post Graduate Clinical Training:
  • Key Opinion Leader & Clinical Instructor to Spine Surgeons on OLIF, XLIF DLIF and MIS TLIF at International Forums
  • Clinical Specialist, Dept of Hand & Microsurgery, HKL, 1995
  • Clinical Specialist, Dept of Orthopaedic & Trauma, HTAR Klang & HKL, 1996
  • Specialist Registrar, Division of Shoulder Surgery, Stracathro Hospital, Scotland, 1997
  • Specialist Registrar, Division of Knee Surgery, Dundee Royal Infirmary, Scotland, 1997
  • Specialist Registrar, Division of Spinal Surgery, Stracathro Hospital, Scotland, 1998
  • Spinal Fellow, Prof. Jurgen Harms, Klinikum Karsbad-Langensteinbach, Germany, 2010
  • NuVasive Marquis Visit Programme, XLIF, University Hospital, Las Vegas, 2010
  • Spinal Microsurgery, Munich, Germany, 2011
  • NuVasive Marquis Visit Programme – Advanced, Christiana Hospital Delaware and New York, 2012, 2013 & 2017
  • SOLAS Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, 2010
  • International Minimal Invasive Spinal Surgery, Wooridul Spine Hospital, Seoul Korea, 2011
  • ISAKOS Congress, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 2013
  • ISAKOS Congress, Toronto Canada, 2014
  • International Society for the advancement of Spine Surgery, Miami Beach Florida, 2014
  • Visiting Surgeon, OLIF at The B.A.C.K Centre, Melbourne, Florida, 2015
  • Updates on Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion ( ALIF ) Wooridul Spine Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, 2015
  • Global Spine Congress, AOSpine Annual Congress, Buenos Aires Argentina, 2016
  • Spine Week, Singapore
Board Certification:
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom | Spinal Fellow, Prof. Jurgen Harms, Klinikum Karsbad-Langensteinbach, Germany
Medical School:
MD, National University of Malaysia (UKM)
Main Hospital:
Ara Damansara Medical Centre - ADMC

Clinic Hours

9.00-13.00 14.00-18.00 18.30-21.30
Monday SJMC
Tuesday
Wednesday ADMC SJMC
Thursday
Friday SJMC
Saturday
  • Subang Jaya Medical Centre
  • Ara Damansara Medical Centre
  • ParkCity Medical Centre

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