Dr Nordiana Nordin

Internal Medicine (General)
Geriatric Medicine

KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital

Location: 1-08
Type: Resident Doctor
Dr Nordiana Nordin acquired her medical degree at University of Malaya, followed by a further training in Internal Medicine with a Membership ofthe Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP,UK).

Subsequently she completed her Clinical Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine with MOH and Royal Bournemouth Hospital, UK. There, she received formal training as a specialist registrar in Medicine for the Elderly subspecializing in Falls, Syncope and Tilt Table Testing.

She heads the Geriatric Unit in Hospital Sungai Buloh (HsgB), where she pioneered the first local Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST). During the tenure, she also sits in the “Falls : Patient and Safety Goal” committee for which she developed the
Falls Intervention Team (FIT). She has also initiated
the Geriatric Teleconference Visit (GTV) Clinic,
a virtual clinic during the Covid-19 Pandemic 2020.

She has presented in numerous National and International Scientific Conferences, and published papers on geriatric related topics. Dr Nordiana has also co-written in several books and guidelines; including The Position Statement in Delirium (2017)
and Falls Guideline for Hospitalized Older Adults
in the Ministry of Health Malaysia (2019).

Education & Fellowship

Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) London, UK
Member of the British Geriatric Society (BGS)
Member of the Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine (MSGM)

Specialty Interests

1. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
2. Geriatric Syndromes:
a. Dementia and Memory Impairment, Delirium
b. Depression and anxiety disorders in elderly
c. Falls and Syncope
d. Immobility and Instability
e. Iotrogenicity (polypharmacy)
f. Infections in elderly
g. Incontinence in elderly
  1. 3. Pain and Palliation in Elderly
  1. 4. Parkinson’s Disease in Elderly
  2. 5. Osteoarthritis
  3. 6. Stroke Rehabilitation in Elderly
  4. 7. Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST)
  5. 8. Internal Medicine (Both Acute and Chronic Medical Illnesses)


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