Our Specialist

Name : Prof. Khin Htwe
Department: Pediatric Department
Designation: Clinical Director
Education : MBBS (YANGON), DCH (YANGON), MMEDSC (PEDIATRICS), MRCP (UK), MRCPH (UK), FRCP (EDIN), DR. MEDSC(PEDIATRICS)
Language : MYANMAR, ENGLISH


Prof. Khin Htwe graduated in Medicine from the University of Medicine (1), Yangon in 1972 and thereafter she proceeded her postgraduate training in pediatrics in the University of Medicine (1), Yangon Children Hospital and the UK. Prof. Khin Htwe holds the certificate of higher studies in pediatrics including Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh and Doctorate of Medical Sciences in Pediatrics, University of Medicine (2), Yangon.

She sees children with all general pediatric problems. She has done research in Evaluation of Dengue Blot Test in Myanmar and Preliminary Study of Childhood Nephrosis in Yangon Children Hospital and has published many articles in journals in Myanmar. She also did international publications on diarrhea and dengue infection. She made many conference presentations of the studies related to dengue and other infectious diseases including bacterial meningitis, diarrhea and pneumococcal infection.

Prof. Khin Htwe was a Vice-president of the Pediatric Society of Myanmar Medical Association from 2004 to 2009. She was also a member of the Academic Committee of the Pediatric Section, Myanmar Medical Association and Editorial Board of the Myanmar Medical Journal from 1998 to 2004. She actively participated in Material Development of Integrated Management of Maternal and Childhood Illnesses (IMMCI) Programme and Women and Child Health Development (WCHD).

Moreover, Prof. KhinHtwe conducted refresher courses for Junior Pediatricians and General Practitioners. In addition, she attended various conferences both locally and internationally and participated as a speaker, facilitator and chairperson in local conferences and trainings in Myanmar.

From 1974 to 1976, Prof. KhinHtwe worked as Medical Officer of the Casualty Department and Pediatrics Wards in Divisional Hospital, Sittwe.

1976-1981, she worked in Yangon Children Hospital, Myanmar as an Assistant Pediatrician.

1981-1982, she worked in Divisional Hospital, Sittwe as Junior Pediatrician in charge of the Pediatric Ward.

February 1982 until October 1987, Prof. KhinHtwe was employed as an Assistant Pediatrician. Thereafter, she joined the Department of Child Health, University of Medicine (1) Yangon as an Assistant Lecturer teaching undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors and nurses.

Later Prof. KhinHtwe migrated to UK and worked as Senior House Officer at General Pediatrics and Neonatal Special Care Baby Unit in General Hospital Hartlepool from 1989 to 1991.

She returned to Myanmar in 1991 and since then she had been an Assistant Lecturer and Senior Registrar at the Department of Child Health in the University of Medicine (1) Yangon & Yangon Children Hospital. She was working continually in the same hospital as Lecturer and Consultant Pediatrician until 1994.

She moved to the Department of Child Health, University of Medicine (2) and North Okkalapa General Hospital as a Senior lecturer and Consultant Pediatrician in 1994.

In July 2002, she was appointed as a Professor and Consultant Pediatrician at the Department of Child Health in the University of Medicine (2) and North Okkalapa General Hospital. In 2003, she continued to work in the same position at the Department of Child Health, University of Medicine (1) and Yangon Children Hospital.

In 2004, she was promoted as Professor& Head of Department of Pediatrics and Consultant Pediatrician in the University of Medicine, Mandalay and Mandalay Children Hospital. She worked in the same position in the University of Medicine (2) and North Okkalapa General Hospital, and in the University of Medicine (1) and Yangon Children Hospital till 2009.

Since 2009 till 2014 Prof. KhinHtwe has been an Associate Professor of Pediatric Department, School of Medicine, Taylors’ University and UCSI University in Malaysia.

Over 39 years of practicing pediatrics in governmental and private hospitals and in Malaysia, Prof. KhinHtwe has accumulated rich and vast experience, and awarded several certificates of appreciation for participation in research and conference presentations.

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