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- Dr Rahmat Omar, a Johor-born and UM/USA-educated ENT Surgeon who has been practicing Otolaryngology and Head & Surgery since 2001. He started his medical career with MBBS degree from University of Malaya in 1994 and then became a Trainee Lecturer in 1998 at Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. He obtained Masters Degree in Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery in 2001 and became a lecturer, followed by clinical specialist position. He pursued subspecialty fellowship in Laryngology at University of Pittsburgh in 2004 under supervisionship of Dr Clark Rosen and established the Laryngology & Voice Clinic at University of Malaya Medical Centre upon his return. His expertise areas are in general otorhinolaryngology (ENT), laryngology/voice surgery and voice care, head and neck laser surgery, airway reconstruction surgery, snoring and sleep apnoea (OSA) surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, and minimally invasive ENT surgery (including radiosurgery, harmonic surgery, and by using balloon technology) . He became an Associate Professor and Consultant Otolaryngologist in 2007. He is a member of various professional bodies including the Asean Sleep Surgical Society, Malaysian Society of Otorhinolaryngologist and Head and Neck Surgeons (MSO-HNS), Malaysian Society of Allergy and Immunology (MSAI), and Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) . He has authored Ear Nose Throat Colour Atlas and Synopsis, published by the University Malaya Press and Image Based ENT and Head & Neck Surgery by Jaypee Brothers. He has also published to many local and international academic journals and now working on another book publication on Laryngology & Voice Surgery. He owned few professional educational websites at http://www.otorhinolaryngologyportal.com and http://www.laryngologysurgery.com. He is currently a visiting Laryngologist at University Malaya Medical Centre and Hospital Sungai Buloh, Selangor. He is also regularly invited as a speaker for seminars and courses and has won over 20 awards from various key organizations. Currently, Dr. Rahmat Omar works at Pantai Hospital Cheras, Kuala Lumpur and holding the Head of Department position.