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Yahia F. Hussein Al- Hadeethi

Academic Qualification

  • Master of Medicine - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • M.B.Ch.B - Bachelor Degree, Al Mustansiriya University

Yahia F. Hussein Al- Hadeethi (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


yahia@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


After graduation in 2002, Dr.Yahia worked in three teaching hospitals in Baghdad (namely Al-Yarmook,Al-Kindi and Ibn Alnafees) and did rotation in (general medicine, general surgery, pediatric, psychiatry, O&G, emergency, neuromedicine, ENT, Ophthalmology, ICU, NICU, orthopedic) for a period of two years. He spent one extra year in the A&E Department of Al-Yarmook Teaching Hospital due to the shortage of personnel and mass casualty suffered during that time (War and sectarian violence). In September 2005, he was posted to serve as a medical officer in Al-Anbar province, when he resigned and joined private practice. He worked in Al-Kaisar Private Hospital for two years as a resident medical officer in the surgical ward until 2007 when he joined the Master programme to obtain a master degree in ORL-HNS from University Science Malaysia (USM) in 2012.
He has had a passion for teaching since his undergraduate years and this passion grew over the years and he joined IIUM as an Assistant Professor at the Kulliyyah of Medicine ORL-HNS Department in 2012.Currently, he is teaching ORL-HNS-related topics in multiple Kulliyyahs within IIUM.
He conducted research on eosinophilic nasal polyposis during his Master's degree preparation and has a few publications to his credit. His main interest in research is neuro-otology and swallowing disorders.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Surgery


Teaching Responsibilities


BMS & GENERAL ORL-HNS ROTATION 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2019/2020
BMS and General ORL-HNS Rotation 2020/2021
BODY REACTIONS TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2022/2023 2021/2022
EAR, NOSE AND THROAT 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
GENERAL MEDICINE & GENERAL SURGERY 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
MEDICAL CONDITIONS 3 : SKIN & ENT 2015/2016
MULTIDISCIPLINARY & SUBSPECIALTIES ROTATION 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEMS 2022/2023
Otology 2022/2023 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
SUBSPECIALTIES ROTATION 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
THE LOCOMOTOR AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS 2019/2020


Supervision


Olfactory Function Post Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.
Master Completed 2023 Main Supervisor
Effects Of Age And Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction On Lateral And Vertical Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Gain Measured Using The Video Head Impulse Test (Vhit).
Master Completed 2022 Co-supervisor
Changes In Perception Of Dizziness & Quality Of Life Of Patients Who Received Care At Vestibular Clinic In Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre @Iium.
Master Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
Tbd.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
Evaluation Of Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex And Corrective Saccades In Patients With Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
Tbd.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
Otitis Media With Effusion And It’S Related Surgical Outcomes Among Children In Sasmec@Iium Kuantan.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2021 - 2023 Changes in Perception of Dizziness and Quality of Life of Patients Who Received Care at Vestibular Clinic at SASMEC@IIUM
2021 - 2022 Effects of Prochlorperazine and Betahistine Towards Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Gain, Vestibular Spinal Reflex Gain and Oculomotor Functions in Healthy Individuals
2017 - 2021 The Occurrence of Bad Splits Based on Epker Technique for Sagittal Split Ramus Osteotomy: A Cohort Cadaveric Study
On-Going
2021 - Present Changes in Perception of Dizziness and Quality of Life of Patients Who Received Care at Vestibular Clinic at SASMEC@IIUM
2016 - Present Identification of nano-formulated Thymoquinone effect on inflammatory response of Sino-Nasal cell linage RPMI 2650.


Publications


Article

2022 A cross-sectional study on the motion-induced dizziness and/or vertigo among Malaysian adults. International Journal of Disability and Human Development, 21 (3) pp. 245-251
2022 Balance disorders: a review of patients at a specialized vestibular clinic. International Medical Journal of Malaysia, 21 (2) pp. 121-127
2022 Effects of Betahistine on Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex in normal healthy adults: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Cureus, () pp. 1-8
2022 Perceived changes in symptoms and quality-of-life amongst patients with dizziness: a single-centre experience in Malaysia. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 77 (6) pp. 730-735
2021 Soft tissue lesion of the ear canal – now you see it, now you don’t. IIUM Journal of Orofacial and Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 62-66
2018 Knowledge and practices on i-Ta'aleem and other educational technologies among International Islamic University Malaysia Kulliyyah of Medicine lecturers. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (Supplementary Issue 1) pp. 47-47
2018 Proboscis lateralis: a case report of nasal aplasia with complete agenesis of maxilary and ethmoidal sinuses. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (2) pp. 125-128
2017 Prevalence of eosinophilic/non eosinophillic nasal polyps and analysis of their presentation in hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 16 (2) pp. 88-92
2012 Habitual non-traumatic cricothyroid joint dislocation: a rare case of rotated larynx. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 67 (1) pp. 113-115
2011 Tongue pyogenic granuloma excision by using ultrasonic scissors. Archives Of Orofacial Sciences, 6 (2) pp. 1-3
2011 Tongue pyogenic granuloma excision by using ultrasonic scissors. Archives of Orofacial Sciences, 6 (2) pp. 83-85
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Preliminary post findings in BPPV patients presenting with normal vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) gain and observable saccades using video head impulse test (vHIT). In: 3rd International Conference for Medical and Health Sciences,