Dr Hamizah Razlan

Primary Specialty:

Gastroenterology , General Medicine


Staff Attached:

Name : Zarith Sapinaz Binti Abdullah

About Dr Hamizah Razlan

Dr Hamizah started her practice at KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital in January 2016, and is the only female gastroenterologist in our hospital. She was an Associate Professor and Consultant Gastroenterologist at the National University of Malaysia where she worked for many years. She was the Head of Gastroenterology Unit there and was involved in research, teaching and clinical care.

Dr Hamizah graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1997 and later pursued her Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).She became a Lecturer in Medicine in 2004 in UKM Medical Centre and continued her subspecialty training in– Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She underwent her training in Selayang Hospital and also in University Malaya Medical Centre. She later became an Associate Professor in Medicine and Gastroenterology in 2009.

Education and Fellowship:

Dr Hamizah’s has accumulated vast experience in Gastroenterology and her interest is in managing chronic viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B and C) and fatty liver as well as diagnostic upper and lower endoscopy and in particular colorectal cancer screening. 

Dr. Hamizah is currently a member of the Academy of Medicine, Malaysia; committee member of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (MSGH) and reviewer for the Malaysian Medical Journal.


Research and Publications:


1.    Hamizah R, Norlinah MI, Tan HJ, Soehardy Z, Halim AG, Rohana AG, Hamidon BB, Kong NCT, Raymond AA. Case of Severe Refractory Myasthenia Gravis in HUKM. Med J Malaysia December 2006; Volume 61 No 5:633-635
2.    Hamizah R, Rohana AG, Anwar SA, Ong TZ, Hamzaini AH, Zulkarnaen AN. Splenic Tuberculosis Presenting As Pyrexia Of Unknown Origin – A Case Report. Med J Malaysia March 2007;62(1):70-71
3.    MI Norlinah, R Hamizah, SH Md Isa, WM Wan Nazaimoon, BAK Khalid. The Effects of Short Term, rapid glycaemic control on the peroneal nerve function and serum VCAM-1 and AGE in type 2 diabetic patients in Malaysia. Indian J Med Sci, April 2009; 63(4):131-138
4.    Sheikh Anwar, Aizan Hishamuddin, AJ Khairul, AJ Shamsul, Hamizah Razlan, Mohd Shahrir Mohamed Said. Sweet’s Syndrome in Crohn’s Colitis. BMJ Case Reports 2009 [doi:10.1136/bcr.01.2009.1438]
5.    KL Goh, Hamizah Razlan. Understanding and Diagnosing Fatty Liver. Medical Progress October 2009.

6.    Mei Ling Sharon Tai, Hamizah Razlan,  Khean-Lean Goh,  Siti Hawa Mohd Taib, Abdul Halim Mohd Huzaini, Sanjay Rampal, Sanjiv Mahadeva. Short term nasogastric versus oral feeding in hospitalized patients with advanced cirrhosis: A randomized trial. e-SPEN, the European e-Journal of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. doi:10.1016/j.eclnm.2011.10.001

7.    Hamizah Razlan, Nurhayaty Muhamad Marzuki, Mei Ling Sharon Tai, Azhar Shah Shamsul, Tze Zen Ong, Sanjiv Mahadeva. Diagnostic Value of 13C Methacetin Breath Test in Various Stages of Chronic Liver Disease. Gastroenterology Research and Practice. Volume 2011, Article ID 235796, 6 pages. doi: 10.1155/2011/235796

8.    Megat Razeem Abdul Razak, Hui Jan Tan, Hamizah Razlan, Norlinah MohamedIbrahim, Rosnah Sutan.Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori infection in epilepsy patients in a teaching hospital in Malaysia. Neurology Asia 2012; 17 (4):293-296

9.    Hanafiah Alfizah, Awang Hamat Rukman, Ahmad Norazah, Razlan Hamizah, Mohamed Ramelah. Ethnicity association of Helicobacter Pylori virulence genotype and metronidazole susceptibility. World Journal of Gastroenterology 2013 February 28; 19 (8): 1283-1291

10.    WY Nafisah, A Hamdi Najman, R Hamizah, S Azmin, R Rabani, SA Shah, MI Norlinah.High prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Malaysian Parkinson’s disease patient .Journal of Parkinsonism and Restless Legs Syndrome 2013:63-67
11.    Wah-Kheong Chan, Norhaniza Bahar, Hamizah Razlan, Anushya Vijayananthan, Pavai Sithaneshwar, Khean-Lee Goh. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a young multiracial Asian population - a worrying ethnic predilection in Malay and Indian males. Hepatology International 2014:8; 121-127. DOI.10.1007/12072-013-9510-8
12.    J Hanafiah Alfizah, Ahmad Norazah, Razlan Hamizah, and Mohamed Ramelah. Resistotype of Helicobacter pylori isolates: the impact on eradication outcome Journal of Medical Microbiology paper JMM/2013/069781

13.    Hasriza Hashim,Shahrul Azmin, Hamizah Razlan, Nafisah Wan Yahya, Hui Jan Tan, M Rizal Abdul Manaf,Norlinah Mohamed Ibrahim. Eradication of Helicobacter Pylori improves Levodopa action, Clinical Symptoms and Quality of Life in Patients with Parkinson’s disease. PLOS ONE, November 2014;9:11/e112330

14.    Goh KL, Razlan H, Hartono JL, Qua CS, Yoong BK, Koh PS, Abdullah BJ. Liver Cancer in Malaysia: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation in A Multiracial Asian Population. J Dig Dis 2014 Dec 16


Professional Memberships:

1.    Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
a.    Life member since 2005
b.    Committee member for 2013-2015; 2015-2017

2.    Member of Malaysian Medical Association since 2006.

3.    Member of Academy of Medicine since 2007

4.    Member National Specialist Registry since July 2009

5.    Member of the National Gastroenterology & Hepatology Training Committee Aug 2014- Jan 2015

6.    Member of National Coalition for the My Commitment to Cure Hepatitis C- since 2014



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