Dr. Japaraj Robert Peter


Dr. Japaraj Robert Peter, a specialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) and Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynaecology, heads the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh, Malaysia. Apart from his consultation and administration, Dr. Japaraj is also engaged as a trainer for MFM subspecialty in Malaysia. He has published more than 30 local and international journals as well as various chapters in 3 medical books. He has been a Past president of Perinatal Society of Malaysia and Past Secretary of O&G Society of Malaysia. Dr. Japaraj has presented more than 120 oral and poster presentations in local and international scientific meetings. He also runs a Fetoscopic Laser Therapy service for the whole of Malaysia.

His special areas of interest are “Fetal therapy and management of complications of twin pregnancy” and “Research on the use of ultrasound in obstetric emergencies”.

Considering his remarkable contributions made in the field of reproductive medicine at a very young age, he has been awarded the Shan Ratnam Asia Oceania Young Gynecologist Award by the Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2005.