Dr. Angela Loo Voon Pei

MBBS (Queensland), M.S Ophthalmology (UK), FRCS (IRELAND), FRCOphth (HK), FHKAM (HK), AM (Mal)

English, Malay, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, Various Chinese dialects (Hokkien, Cantonese, Hakka)

Areas of Expertise
Ophthalmology & Vitreoretinal Surgery

Academic Qualification

  • FCOphth (HK), College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
  • FHKAM (Hong Kong Academy of Medicine), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
  • FRCSI(Opth)(UK)(1997), Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • MRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • MBBS, University Of Queensland, Australia

Areas of Expertise

  • Ophthalmology (Diabetic Eye Diseases, Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Ophthalmology (Vitreoretinal Surgery)
  • Ophthalmology (Medical Retina, Age-related Macular Degeneration)
  • Ophthalmology (Advanced and Complicated Cataract Surgery)

Clinical Focus

  • Retinal
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Cataracts
  • Refractive errors
  • Astigmatism
  • Complex eye problems
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal diseases
  • Eye infections
  • Eye injury
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic retinopathy

Procedure Focus

  • Retinal laser surgery
  • Retinal detachment surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitreoretinal surgery
  • Scleral buckling surgery
  • Phacoemulsification cataract surgery with toric & multifocal lens implant
  • Pterygium excision
  • Intravitreal injection
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Laser photocoagulation
  • Cryotherapy

Administrative Duties

  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 01/06/2012 to 31/12/2014 (Coordinator and supervisor for Master Students in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine)
  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 01/05/2012 to 31/12/2014 (Coordinator for Placement and Assessor for both local and overseas elective students)
  • Panelist for Retinal Symposium, University Malaya Eye Research Centre, Faculty, 27/07/2009
  • Treasurer of Organizing Committee for 2nd UM Ophthalmic Symposium, University Malaya, 18/07/2009 to 19/07/2009
  • Examiner for Master of Ophthalmology Examinations, Faculty, 01/01/2009 to 31/12/2009
  • Treasurer of Organizing Committee for 1st UM Ophthalmic Symposium 2006, University Malaya, 15/07/2006 to 16/07/2006
  • Organiser for Phacoemulsification technique workshop, Faculty, 01/09/2004
  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 01/01/2004 to 31/12/2020 (Coordinator for UMSC – Ophthalmology)
  • Advisor for purchasing retinal instruments, Faculty, 02/09/2003 to 12/12/2015
  • Coordinator for Surgical wetlab, Faculty, 03/06/2003
  • Examiner for MBBS Ophthalmology OSKE, Faculty, 06/01/2003 to 31/12/2015

Memberships & Associations

  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Fellow Member
  • College of Ophthalmologists, Hong Kong, Fellow Member
  • Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Fellow Member
  • Malaysia Medical Association (MMA), Member
  • Malaysian Ophthalmology Society, Member
  • Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Fellow Member
  • National Specialist Register NSR, Member
  • American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), Member
  • American Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Member
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, Member
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Reviewer
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia, External Examiner
  • EURETINA (European Society of Retina Specialists), Member
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Examiner
  • Universiti of Malaya, Examiner
  • ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Member
  • Ministry Of Health Malaysia, Reviewer

Invited Speaker

  • Surgical excision of recurrent choroidal neovascular membranes, Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium, 1999, Hong Kong College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
  • Intraocular foreign bodies, Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium, 2000, Hong Kong College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
  • Pars plana vitrectomy for the management of combined rhegmatogenous retinal and choroidal detachments , Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium, 2001, Hong Kong Ophthalmology Society, HK College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
  • Common eye diseases in Malaysia, Eye health awareness programme, 2004, Duopharma, (National)
  • Combined pars plana vitrectomy & primary scleral fixated intraocular lens, The XXX Congress of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, 2005, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, (International)
  • Ocular Emergency, Workshop & Seminar for General Practitioner, 2005, University of Sabah, (National)
  • Common Eye Diseases in Malaysia, Health Awareness for the Elderly, 2006, Senior Citizen Association, (National)
  • Common Eye Diseases in South East Asia, Public Health Awareness, 2006, Susanto School Association, (International)
  • Anti-angiogenesis Agents, University Malaya Ophthalmology Symposium on Ocular Therapeutics, 2006, UM Ophthalmology Department, (National)
  • Surgical Management of Retinopathy of Prematurity, University Malaya Ophthalmology Symposium on Pediatric Ophthalmology, 2009, UM Ophthalmology Department, (University)
  • Controversies in Endophthalmitis Management – do EVS guidelines still hold-up?, 3rd Conjoint UM-UKM-USM-KKM Ophthalmology Congress, 2013, Department of Ophthalmology, UM, (National)
  • Awareness of Eyes and Medical Treatment, GEMS Cluster Group Meeting, 2015, Great Eastern Life Assurance

Awards & Recognition

  • Pemeriksa Peperiksaan Bersama Sarjana Surgeri (Oftalmologi), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2014, (University)
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Penang Chinese Girls’ High School Alumni Selangor, 2014, (Private)
  • World Sight Day 2014, Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur & Focus Point, 2014, (International)
  • Social Committee for 3rd Conjoint UM-Ukm-Usm-Kkm Ophthalmology Congress, Department of Ophthalmology, UM, 2013, (National)
  • First Prize for Audit Competition, Mid-Kent Healthcare Trust, Uk, 1995, (National)
  • Second Prize for Best Poster Presentation for Ophthalmic Registrars, Royal Society of Medicine, London, 1995, (National)