An MBBS Graduate from University of Medicine 2, Yangon, Myanmar with over six years of clinical experience and training in Jamaica; now, seeking opportunity to get into Residency training program (PGY-1 position) in the USA.
Graduated in February 2009
- Step 1 : passed on the first attempt
- Step 2 CK : passed on the first attempt
- Step 2 CS : passed on the first attempt
- ECFMG certified in October 2017
Shadow Dr. Swan at the Nephrology and Hypertension clinic, the Garden State kidney center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway and CareOne At Highlands, Subacute Rehabilitation Center in New Jersey
Clinical externship at Dr. Chokshi’s cardiology clinic Observed cardiac intervention techniques at Interfaith Medical Center
Full-time clinical rotation with day and night shifts covering Emergency Department of the Type C hospital (district hospital)
Outpatient care at the private clinic; managed a variety of patients and illness. Minor procedures such as suturing of minor lacerations, abscess drainage, and sample collection including vaginal swab and Pap smears were performed. Please visit their Facebook Page for more info
Carried out neonatal resuscitation, critical care of a newborn, and stabilization at the Neonatal Care Unit Performed bedside procedures including peripheral IV cannulation, intubation and assisted ventilation with CPAP. Health education and counseling to the parents of newly born patients, particularly with critically ill neonates and those born with hereditary defects.
Studied basics of diagnostic imaging techniques including X-ray, CT, MRI, and Ultrasound. Also assisted on reporting X-rays
Six months rotation in Urology Department and trained in both inpatient and outpatient settings Performed minor urological procedures including catheterization and suprapubic cystostomy
Carried out day and night duties including 24 hour-shifts in pediatric Ward Performed clinical assessment (detailed history, physical examination) and established care plan as supervised by Medical Officers and Senior Registrar. Performed various bedside procedures including lumbar puncture
Three months rotation in Surgical department at KPH Basic surgical procedures including but not limited to the application of local anesthesia and wound suturing, incision and drainage, digital amputation, and chest tube management.
Three months rotation in Obstetrics and Gynecology department at VJH Equally rotated labor ward and gynecological ward and carried out 24-hour duties for at least twice per week. Also attended the antenatal clinic and assisted on breastfeeding education and family planning sections. Labor management and normal vaginal deliveries including suturing of lacerations were performed
Three months rotation in the Department of Medicine at KPH Carried out detailed history taking and thorough physical examination to admitting patients and discussed the care plan with the seniors. Also performed minor procedures such as phlebotomy, peripheral IV cannulation, urethral catheterization, abdominal paracentesis and thoracentesis
On the floor (covering 13 patient rooms), performed complete history taking, thorough physical examination for all admitted patients. Then, a management plan was discussed with the senior attending physician and implemented to the patient. Included 24-hour duties, where all patient complaints and urgent response were addressed. Telephone consultation and/or referrals to specialists were carried out as required.
Primary health care at a private office owned by a senior medical doctor, who specialized in Infectious Diseases particularly Tuberculosis. The clinic is supported by WHO and able to assist the patients with a free supply of required medications. Also participated in family planning by providing counseling and IUD insertion.
24/7 Medical cover at Myanmar Treasure and Aureum Palace Resorts at Ngwesaung Beach for eight weeks Provided primary health care for hotel guests and the staff members
Training in major facilities including medicine, surgery, obstetric and gynecology and pediatric departments for three months in each department There were also short-term training (two weeks on average) at urology, gastroenterology and orthopedics wards Also participated in community health training program and carried out surveys on public health awareness
Providing medical check-ups, screening, counseling, and education to the community members around Brooklyn, New York as a clinician at AMPHS
Provided primary health care, check-up, screening and counseling to the patients at the charity clinic
Associated with the healthcare and donation team funded by MAMES, we provided primary health care and counseling to the survivors of the cyclone Nargis (killed 138,366 people in Myanmar in 2008) in Dedaye Township
A two-weeks camping visit to one of the damaged towns, Myaungmya, after the impact of cyclone Nargis. Primary health care, as well as health education, counseling and moral support, was provided to the survivors in the township
Extensive Skin Necrosis Ulcers and Systemic Vascular Insufficiency Syndrome with Calciphylaxis: A Case Report Click here to view the article.
Ref: Urol Nephrol Open Access J 5(4): 00180. DOI: 10.15406/unoaj.2017.05.00180
New Onset of Multi-drug Hypersensitivity Reactions after Successful Treatment of Hepatitis C with Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir in a patient with CKD
Here, Dr. Swan practiced himself and applied to many of his clients a Very Low Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet (VLCKD) and observed a great success in weight loss plus bonus reduction in cardiovascular risks and complications. The diet excludes dietary consumption of all carbohydrates (including dietary fiber) and suggests fat as the primary source of energy with sufficient amount of protein.
A case report on the role of ACTH injection to control proteinuria and hematuria in a patient with ANCA negative pauci-immune glomerulonephritis presented as a nephritic-nephrotic syndrome. Click here to view the article.
Ref: Urol Nephrol Open Access J 2018, 6(1): 00198
Award by Southeast Regional Health Authority (SERHA) in Jamaica in recognition and appreciation of 3 years of dedicated service to the Linstead Public Hospital
Certificate of Appreciation for 1 year of dedicated service to the Linstead Hospital from November 2013 to December 2014
Certificate was presented for dedication and support in humanitarian mission to the survivors of Cyclone Nargis during the period of August-November 2008
Myanmar American Medical Education Society, Inc. (MAMES)
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English : advanced/fluent
Burmese : native
Spanish : basic