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Faisal Elagili

Academic Qualification

  • Master in Medical and Health Sciences - Clinical Medicine - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Fellowship - Certificate, Cleveland clinic

Faisal Elagili (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Teaching Responsibilities

ADVANCED GENERAL SURGERY POSTING 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
BASIC GENERAL SURGERY POSTING 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
GENERAL SURGERY 2018/2019 2017/2018
GENERAL SURGERY I 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
GENERAL SURGERY II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
SPECIALISED SURGICAL POSTING 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
SURGERY, TRAUMA AND CRITICAL CARE 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018

Research Projects

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2021 - Present System Delay of Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Patient attending SASMEC@IIUM
2021 - Present Evaluation of Microsatellite Instability (MSI) for Stage IV Colorectal Cancer



2023 Analysis of diagnosis and treatment interval of breast cancer patients attending Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre @IIUM. Medicine and Health, 18 (Suppl. 7) pp. 92-92
2023 Short-term outcomes of surgery in elderly patients with colorectal cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum (AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COLON AND RECTAL SURGEONS 2023 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING ABSTRACTS), 66 (6) pp. 377-378
2022 Complete colonic examination in symptomatic patients with incomplete colonoscopy: it is diagnosed as high-yield. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 65 (5) pp. 162-162
2022 KRAS mutation status is associated with distinct clinical and molecular features in Malaysian stage IV colorectal patients. Colorectal Disease, 24 (Suppl. 3) pp. 59-59
2021 Effects of pre-operative isolation on postoperative pulmonary complications after elective surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 76 (11) pp. 1454-1464
2021 Factors associated with incomplete colonoscopy in symptomatic patients scheduled for elective colonoscopy. Colorectal Disease, 23 (Supplement 2) pp. 54-55
2021 Immunohistochemical analysis of mismatch repair deficiency in colorectal cancer patients in Kuantan, Pahang. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 20 (2) pp. 53-58
2021 Incarcerated strangulated anal fibroepithelial polyp: a rare case of anorectal emergency. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 91 (12) pp. 2855-2856
2021 SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, () pp. 1-12
2021 SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study. British Journal of Surgery, () pp. 1-8
2021 Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 76 (6) pp. 748-758
2019 Colon cancer in patients younger than age 50 in Kuantan: case series. International Medical Journal of Malaysia, 18 (Supplementary) (Issue 2) pp. 55-55
2019 Synchronous Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) of the rectum and jejunum: a rare case report. International Medical Journal Malaysia, () pp. 59-59
2018 Perianal abscess caused by melioidosis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88 (Issue 7-8 (July/August)) pp. E638-E638
2016 Preoperative CEA as a predictor of response to neoadjuvant radiotherapy. Diseases Of The Colon & Rectum, 59 (5) pp. E232-E233
2015 Antibiotics alone instead of percutaneous drainage as initial treatment of large diverticular abscess. Techniques in Coloproctology, 19 (2) pp. 1-7
2015 Comparing perineal repairs for rectal prolapse: Delorme versus Altemeier. Techniques in Coloproctology, 19 (9) pp. 521-525
2015 Predictors of postoperative outcomes for patients with diverticular abscess initially treated with percutaneous drainage. The American Journal of Surgery, 209 (4) pp. 703-708
2015 Rectovaginal fistula secondary to an erosive pessary. Techniques in Coloproctology, 19 (8) pp. 491-492
2014 Comparing simultaneous versus staged resection in patients with synchronous colorectal liver metastases: case match study. Journal of The American College of Surgeons, 219 (4 Supplement) pp. e75-e76
2014 Impact of obesity on cost of rectal cancer surgery. Diseases Of The Colon & Rectum, 57 (5) pp. E308-E308
2014 Laparoscopic surgery for sigmoid diverticulitis complicated by vesical/vaginal fistulas. Gastroenterology, 146 (5 Supplement 1) pp. S-1057
2014 Management of asymptomatic stage IV rectal cancer: should the primary tumor be resected?. Colorectal Disease, 16 (S2) pp. 119-119
2014 Outcomes of percutaneous drainage without surgery for patients with diverticular abscess. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 57 (3) pp. 331-336
2014 Prognostic factors associated with locoregional recurrence in colon cancer. Colorectal Disease, 16 (S2) pp. 124-125
2013 Multimodality treatment in elderly patients with rectal cancer: are we overtreating or undertreating?. Diseases Of The Colon & Rectum, 56 (4) pp. E201-E202
2013 Pelvic exenteration for primary locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer: is it a balance between survival and quality of life?. Diseases Of The Colon & Rectum, 56 (4) pp. e274-e275
2007 Aspiration of breast abscess under ultrasound guidance: Outcome obtained and factors affecting success. Asian Journal of Surgery, 30 (1) pp. 40-44
Conference or Workshop Item

2023 Obstructed pedunculated jejunal gastrointestinal Stromal tumor disguise as pelvic mass - a case report. In: Coloproctology 2023,
2023 Principles of management of Perianal Disease. In: International Collaborative “Cyber Classroom” (2023),
2023 Rectoanal intussusception presenting as prolapsed anal mass. In: Coloproctology 2023,
2023 Terminal ileum herniation through the broad ligament as rare cause of small bowel perforation. In: Coloproctology 2023,
2022 Anal canal neuroendocrine tumour:: a rare case report. In: Coloproctology 2022,
2022 Bowel anastomoses for laparoscopic surgery. In: Laparoscopy workshop,
2022 Laparoscopic left hemicolectomy for colo-colonic intussusception caused by sigmoid colon cancer. In: Coloproctology 2022,
2022 Laser Hemorrhoidoplasty. In: Laser hemorrhoidoplasty,
2022 Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy: an alternative approach to recurrent sigmoid volvulus. In: European Society of Coloproctology Conference 2022,
2022 Perianal Merkel cell carcinoma - a rare case report. In: Coloproctology 2022,
2022 Prevalence and factors associated with augmented renal clearance after surgery. In: 23rd General Scientific Meeting of Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists,
2022 Role of Cystatin C in predicting acute kidney injury after surgery. In: 23rd General Scientific Meeting of Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists,
2021 Acute incarceration prolapsed solitary rectal ulcer: a rare case of anorectal emergency. In: Coloproctology 2021,
2021 Colonoscopy in the Elderly Symptomatic Patients: It is Safe and High Yield. In: Virtual Coloproctology 2021,
2021 Factors associated with Incomplete Colonoscopy in Symptomatic Elderly Patients. In: Virtual Coloproctology 2021,
2021 Methods In Colonoscopy insertion and Examination of lower GI Tract: Troubleshooting of common equipment problems. In: Basic GI Endoscopic Workshop 2021,
2021 Treatment and outcome of lower gastrointestinal bleeding: an observational multicentre study in East Coast region of Peninsular Malaysia. In: Coloproctology 2021,
2020 Altemeier Procedure (Perineal Rectosigmoidectomy) for Incarcerated and 41 Recurrent Rectal Prolapse. In: Coloproctology 2020,
2020 Colonoscopy indications. In: 10th East Coast Gastroenterology and Hepatology Update 2020,
2020 Large Bowel Obstruction as Unusual Presentation of Pancreatic Tail Cancer. In: Coloproctology 2020,
2020 Patient Delay for Colorectal Cancer Patients in International Islamic University Malaysia Medical Centre. In: Coloproctology 2020,
2019 Colonoscopy. In: IIUM Endoscopy Workshop 2019,