YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Md Isham Bin Haji Jaafar

YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Md Isham Bin Haji Jaafar
Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgeon

About The Doctor

Length of Work: 

MBHCB (DUNDEE), MRCS (Edin), FRCS (Edin), CSST (CTh), FRCP (Edin), FAscc, FACC, FESC

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Education: University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

Board Certification and Affiliation

  • Completion of Specialist Training in Cardiothoracic Surgery (IJN, Malaysia)
  • Fellowship Cardiothoracic Surgery, Papworth, Cambridge, England
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physician of Edinburgh
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of ASEAN College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of European Society of Cardiology

General Information

His main interests are:

  • Coronary CABG
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Heart Failure Surgery
  • Mechanical Assist Device (LVAD)
  • ECMO
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Thoracic Sympathetic
  • AVF Creation
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Surgery

Dato Dr Isham graduated from Dundee University, Scotland in 1995. Following his housemanship in Dundee, he worked at Glasgow University as a lecturer, teaching Anatomy. Then, he proceeded to do his surgical rotation in England before returning to Brunei. From his vast experience in General Surgery, he later specialized in Cardiothoracic Surgery in the biggest cardiac hospital in region, Institute Jantung Negara (IJN). Following that he did his Fellowship at Papworth Hospital Cambridge, United Kingdom. He has been a consultant in Brunei since 2005.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and most of the racquet sports (badminton, tennis, and table tennis). 

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