Tuesday, 11 January 2011

48. Dr Ariffin bin Ngah Marzuki (1925-2019)

















Dr Ariffin bin Ngah Marzuki (born 1925)
MBBS 1953 UM

Date of birth: 3 September 1925
Place of birth: Kampung Kota Lama Kiri, Kuala Kangsar, Perak

His village was approx. 2 miles from Kuala Kangsar.
He grew up in the village.

Deceased: 17 August 2019

Education

1933 - Malay School Kuala Kangsar, Standard 1-5.
1936 - Clifford School, Kuala Kangsar, 3 years
1939 - Anderson School (Science; Scouts), 2 years

1941- WW2 broke out; returned to Kuala Kangsar
1943 - Attended Ika Daigaku Japanese Medical College in Singapore (6 months)
1943-45 - The Medical College moved to Malacca General Hospital; he too moved

1945 - (post-war) returned to Clifford School, Kuala Kangsar
1946 - obtained Cambridge School Certificate
1947 - attended King Edward VII Medical College in Singapore
1953 - graduated from University of Malaya, Singapore with MBBS degree

Government Medical Service

1954 - Housemanship at Johor Bahru (1 year)
1955 - joined Government service in Johor Bahru
Served in Perak and Terengganu.
1955 - Taiping, Perak (6 months)
1956 - Besut, Terengganu as MOHO (5 months)
MOHO = Medical Officer and Health Officer
Resigned from Government service.

Postgraduate Studies

Studied O&G in England
1956-57 - Senior House Surgeon, Dept O&G, West Middlesex Hospital (WMH), London
July 1957-58 - Senior House Surgeon, Dept Surgery, WMH, London
1958 - Registrar, Dept O&G, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich (3 months)
1958-60 - Registrar, Dept O&G, City General Hospital, Carlisle, Cumberland
January 1960 - obtained MRCOG. He was the first Malay doctor with MRCOG.

Resumed Medical Service in Malaya

He returned to Malaya in May 1960.
1960-65 - appointed State O&G Perak at Ipoh General Hospital
1965-71; 1974-76 - Surgeon O&G under Ministry of Health, worked at Kuala Lumpur General Hospital.

1969 - on special study tour to USA; obtained FRCOG, London
1971-74 - seconded as VC of UKM
1974 - returned to GHKL as Senior Specialist O&G. Head of Dept O&G.

He retired in 1976.

Private Practice

He practised at Pantai Medical Centre, Jalan Pantai Baru and Klinik Wanita, Section 14, Petaling Jaya.

Family

Wife - Datin Mariam @ Margaret Williams
Daughter - Dr Shireen Ariffin, UK
Son - Dr Sharil Azlan Ariffin, UK
Daughter - Sarina Ariffin
Sister - Puan Zaharah Marzuki


Please refer to my book for more details - Biography of the Early Malay Doctors 1900-1957 Malaya and Singapore (Xlibris 2012)

3 comments:

Aznijar Ahmad-Yazid said...

https://www.geni.com/people/Prof-Datuk-Dr-Ariffin-Ngah-Marzuki/6000000001922953265

Lynnzul said...

Innalillahi wainna ilaihirrojiun.
Allahummagh firlahu warhamhu waa'fihi wa'fua'nhu.
Bisirril Fatehah buat Almarhum Prof Dato' Dr Arifffin bin Ngah..
Takziah buat family tersayang.
Semoga Allah mencucuri rahmat ke atas roh Almarhum dan menghimpunkannya bersama Auliya'hissolehin di Illiyyin.. Aamiiin Ya Mujib.
(17th August, 2019)

Faridah said...

Salam Lynnzul,
TQ for informing of Dato' Dr Ariffin bin Ngah Marzuki's demise.
Inna lillahi wainna ilaihirojiuun.