Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Staff Profile

Dr Vasantha Subramaniyam

Senior Clinical Lecturer




Skilled in interpreting and reporting various Imaging studies notable CT, MR and Nuclear PET-CT scans, Brain Spect Scans. Trained in advanced Imaging techniques including Uterine artery embolization, High intensity focused ultrasound treatment for uterine fibroids. Also trained in medical informatics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Minimally invasive surgeries (Laparoscopy).


  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery (M.B.B.S): August 1992 - January 1998. Government KilpaukMedicalCollege, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. Under The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, India.                     
  • Post graduate Diploma in Medical Informatics (PGDMI): July 2007 to Jan 2008 Apollo Med varsity, under Apollo Hospital, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
  • Fellowship in Minimally Accessive Surgery (F MAS): July 2008.Laparoscopic Hospital, New Delhi, India, Under Tagore University, India
  • Clinical and Research Graduate in Radiology (PhD): August 2008 – November 2011.Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan

Honors and Awards:

  • JASSO Honors scholarship for study and research in Japan

  • Gold Medal for Proficiency in Social and Preventive Medicine: 1996 from Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India,Under The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

  • First Certificate of Honour in Tamil Language from the Chennai Pulavar Mandram, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

  • Certificate of honor in Russian Language (First class): December 1999 from the Institute of the Russian Language, Soviet Cultural Centre, Chennai.


  • RSNA( Radiology society of North America)
  • Eurpoean society of Radiology
  • International contrast ultrasound society
  • Indian federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology



Authored and presented  a scientific article “ Renal artery aneurysms in Potential Kidney donors” at the Abdominal Radiology Congress( 2009), Seoul, South Korea


Co-authored the scientific article “Ilizarov for Pelvic fractures” Presented at the ASAMI 2006, Kyoto, Japan.


Co-authored the scientific article “ Management of Pelvic Fractures with Ilizarov method” presented at the International Online Medical Conference (IOMC) 2010


Conducted a study “Phoechromocytomas: Imaging, analysis and scoring based on dynamic CT features” at Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan. J Tokyo wom med Univ 81(4) 244-252 (2011).


Conducted a study on “Incidence of Renal artery aneurysms in Kidney donors” at the Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan- Presented at Abdominal Radiology Congress,  Seoul, 2009 and published in the conference journal.



Authored a scientific article “ Bilateral Multifocal Renal Oncocytomas” based on the research conducted at Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan- Awaiting publish.


Involved in clinical teaching at various hospitals for Undergraduate students.