Dr. Florence Bakon

Specialty: Paediatrics

Languages: Malay, English

Phone:
082-365777




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About Dr. Florence Bakon

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Florence Bakon earned her MD from the National University of Malaysia in 2001. She completed her Paediatric training at the University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre and Hospital Kuala Lumpur. She obtained her Masters in Paediatrics from the National University of Malaysia in 2012. Her special interests are in the field of Neonatology, Clinical Immunology as well as Allergy. In 2015, she underwent a fellowship in Clinical Immunology at UKM Medical Centre.   Prior to her appointment at Kuching Specialist Hospital, she underwent her housemanship at Sarawak General Hospital for 2 years from 2001 to 2002. Upon completion of her housemanship, she served as a Medical Officer at Miri Hospital under the Paediatrics Department and was subsequently stationed in Miri City Polyclinic and Maternal and Child Health from November 2005 to February 2008. After obtaining her Masters, Dr. Florence served as a Paediatrician at Sarawak General Hospital and is a Senior Medical Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak since June 2012.   Dr. Florence has published papers in local as well as international journals in the field of Neonatal Care and Primary Immunodeficiency. In year 2013, she was privileged with the 1st Young Investigator Award from Nestle Nutrition Institute of Research in Premature Feeding.   Dr. Florence was accepted as a Member of Academy of Medicine, Malaysia (College of Paediatrics) in 2015. She is also a founding member of the Asia Pacific Society of Primary Immunodeficiency (Hong Kong), a member of the Malaysia Society of Allergy and Immunology (MSAI), European Society of Immunodeficiency (ESID) and also a life member of Malaysian Paediatric Association and Malaysian Medical Association.   Dr. Florence has also participated in multiple healthcare missions with clubs and associations such as the Rotary Club and Mercy Malaysia. Besides that, she has been in numerous health education talks as an invited speaker and forum panel.

Education and Fellowship:

MD(UKM), MMed(Paeds)UKM, A.M(Mal)

Specialty Interests:

Neonatalogy, Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Research and Publications:

Dr. Florence has published papers in local as well as international journals in the field of Neonatal Care and Primary Immunodeficiency. In year 2013, she was privileged with the 1st Young Investigator Award from Nestle Nutrition Institute of Research in Premature Feeding.

Professional Memberships:

Member of Academy of Medicine, Malaysia (College of Paediatrics), Asia Pacific Society of Primary Immunodeficiency (Hong Kong), Malaysia Society of Allergy and Immunology (MSAI), European Society of Immunodeficiency (ESID) and Malaysian Paediatric Association and Malaysian Medical Association.

 

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