Dr Chow Yok Wai

Dr Chow is currently Consultant Nephrologist and Physician in Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh, Melaka, Malaysia. He is also an Associate Professor to the Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal University and Senior lecturer to the International Medical University, Malaysia.

In 2003, he obtained his membership into the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom after completing his Internal Medicine training in the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Dr Chow completed his fellowship in Nephrology in 2008 and pursued advance nephrology training in the field of vasculitis in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

His area of interest includes the role of biologics in renal vasculitis, diabetic nephropathy and Chronic Kidney Disease. He is also appointed an expert panel to the Malaysian Dialysis and Transplantation Registry (2011-2018) and Malaysian Renal Replacement Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines (2016-2018). As a result of Dr Chow’s contribution to the development of nephrology and internal medicine in Malaysia, he was conferred the Fellowship of College of Physicians of Edinburgh, United Kingdom in March 2012.

Dr Chow has also received many awards and this includes the Prime Minister’s National Science Award in 1993, Young Investigator Award (Asia Pacific Congress of Nephrology) and Dato Dr Zaki Morad Best Nephrology Fellow Award in 2008.