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Dr. Irene Cheah Guat Sim

Dr. Irene Cheah mempunyai pengalaman kerja selama 33 tahun dan merupakan Pakar Perunding Kanan Pediatrik, Hospital Kuala Lumpur.

Beliau telah menamatkan pengajian MBBS dari University of New South Wales, Sydney, MRCP dari Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, United Kingdom (UK) dan ditawarkan FRCPCh dari Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Dr. Irene Cheah merupakan ketua Unit Neonatal di Institut Pediatrik iaitu pusat rujukan kebangsaan di Malaysia. Beliau juga berkhidmat sebagai Pengerusi Kebangsaan Neonatal Registry dari tahun 2007 ke tahun 2017, terlibat dalam pembangunan program latihan resusitasi neonatal dan perkhidmatan neonatal lain. Dr. Irene Cheah juga merupakan jurulatih teras dan perunding rujukan agensi kesihatan bagi isu-isu perlindungan kanak-kanak.

Antara kertas-kertas kerja atau tesis yang telah dilakukan oleh beliau adalah:

Social Factors in Physical Abuse
Child Abuse and Neglect – the International Journal 1994 Vol 18(5), 401-407

Childhood Deaths from Physical Abuse
Mohd Sham Kasim, Irene Cheah
Child Abuse and Neglect – The International Journal 1995 Vol 19(7), 847-854

Neonatal Surfactant – First Local Experience
Medical Journal of Malaysia, 1994 Vol 49(1), 4-11

Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Non-Accidental Injury –
Problems in Diagnosis and Management
Medical Journal of Malaysia 1995, Vol 50(2),  170-175

A rare cause of congestive cardiac failure in a neonate
Malaysian Journal of Child Health 1994, Vol 6(2), 122-125

Group B haemolytic streptococcal infection and necrotising fasciitis
Malaysian Journal of Child Health 1995, Vol 7(1), 66-69

Vaginal discharge – a strong indicator of sexual abuse?
Medical Journal of Malaysia 1996, Vol 54(2)

Congenital Varicella Syndrome, a case report
Journal of Child Health, 1997,Vol 9(1), p97-101

Intracranial haemorrhage and child abuse
Annals of Tropical  Paediatrics, 1997; 14: 325-28

Critical incident monitoring – quality assurance, Focus in Paediatrics
KL Hospital Journal of Quality Improvement , 1997, Vol.1(1), p18-26

Breastmilk feeding status and weight gain of low birth weight infants in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Malaysian Journal of Medicine 2001, Vol 56(1) Mar

Patterns of Child Abuse and Neglect as seen at Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Asian-Oceanian Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health, 2002; 1: 65-73

Cost-effective analysis of Neonatal Intensive Care
Journal of Perinatology; 2005 Jan;25(1):47-53

Risk factors for pneumothorax in Malaysian NICU’s
Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health 2011