Dr. Chin Kel Vin

Specialty: Ophthalmology

Languages: Malay, English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hakka


Suite 2-06, Level 2, KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital, Lot No 2, Off Jalan Damai, Luyang, 88300 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

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About Dr. Chin Kel Vin

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Chin is currently a consultant ophthalmologist and vitreo-retinal surgeon at KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital. Dr. Chin obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta in 1999. He subsequently completed his postgraduate training in Ophthalmology at the National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 2008. He then did his subspeciality training in vitreo-retinal surgery at Hospital Selayang and Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia. Upon his return to Malaysia in 2014, he was awarded the Malaysian Certificate of Completion in Fellowship Training (CCFT) in vitreo-retinal surgery by the Malaysian Ministry of Health.

Education and Fellowship:

• Doctor of Medicine (MD) , University of Alberta, Canada. – 1999
• Masters of Surgery (Ophthalmology) (MS) , Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia – 2008
• Fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery, Westmead Hospital, Australia – 2013
• Certificate of Completion of Fellowship Training (CCFT), Ministry of Health - 2014

Specialty Interests:

• General ophthalmology
• Advanced cataract surgery ( including the use of scleral fixated IOL)
• VItreo-retinal diseases (including macula hole, epiretinal membrane & retinal detachement)
• Medical retina diseases (including age related macular degeneration & diabetic macular edema)

Professional Memberships:

• Gazetted by the Ministry of Health , Malaysia
• Registered on the National Specialist Register (NSR : 127704)
• Malaysian Medical Association , member
• Malaysian Society of Ophthalmology, member
• American Academy of Ophthalmology, member

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