Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farrah Hani Imran

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farrah Hani Imran

Burn Care & Plastic Surgery

Mini Biography


Head of Plastic Surgery, Burns Unit & Wound Care Team,
Consultant Plastic Surgeon & Senior Lecturer,
UKM (National University of Malaysia)

Dr Farrah-Hani Imran is highly-regarded nationally and globally as a surgeon-sportsperson championing ethics, principles and integrity. She is currently the Head of Plastic Surgery, Burns Unit & Wound Care Team; Consultant Plastic Surgeon & Senior Lecturer in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC, National University of Malaysia). She balances the heavy trinity of academic, research and clinical public hospital workloads. She is currently voluntarily serves on the Chapter of Women Surgeons Committee, College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia.
She is the Academic, Clinical Coordinator and Head of Module for undergraduate Year 3 Medical Students and Year 3 Dental Students. She is heavily involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate surgical training.
She has published several academic and research book publications as author and editor; and extensively published on wounds, burns and plastic surgery.
She is the first Malaysian to be awarded the Association of Graduates Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland; Constable Fellowship Award, American Association of Plastic Surgeons; IWF-EY WABN Award, IWF Leadership Foundation; and Her World Youth Woman of the Year. She brought honour to Malaysia as a pioneer National Rhythmic Gymnast, blazing the trail for future generations by being the first Malaysian to reach World Championships. She tirelessly serves the nation through pro-bono volunteering as Vice President of the Malaysian Gymnastics Federation and Team Manager of the historic National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team at the 2017 SEA Games with a clean sweep of all gold and silver medals available and National Transformation 2050 Youth Ambassador, under the Ministry of Youth and Sports. Areas of interest:
Wounds, burns, clefts, plastic surgery, education, body image, self-esteem, mental health, sports, empowerment.

Step 1
Application through Secretariat of Postgraduate Studies (SPS) website/ link at HCTM website/ or direct communication with the Course Director *Application need to be made a minimum of 6 months before the date of admission
Required process:
  • Candidate Details and selected programmes
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
*First medical degree needs to be checked whether it is recognised by Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) (a mandatory requirement if the candidate will do rotation outside of HCTM) An offer letter will be issued (by PKP) to the candidate for the payment process Course Director
Step 2
Application will be reviewed by the Course Director
Step 3
  • Fill in and submit Application Form to International Affairs Unit (UPA)
  • Letter of Temporary Approval/ Letter of Rejection to applicants will be issued by SPS
  • For the accepted candidates, a copy of the Temporary Approval Letter will be sent to UKM Shape – for VISA’s application process
Step 4
Accepted candidates are required to complete the following documents:
  • Form 16 for Temporary Practicing Certificate application Click Here
  • Visa application (Professional Visit Pass (PVP)) Click Here

  • *Since Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysian Immigration will only issued Profesional Visit Pass (PVP) with Single Entry Visa for 1 Year. Candidate must go out from Malaysia before PVP expired and must re-apply new PVP from home country for next year's programme
    *All documents will be sent through the International Affairs Unit, Faculty of Medicine UKM
Step 5
Candidate enrolled and report to the Course Director
Step 6
An offer letter will be issued (by UKM Shape) to the candidate for the payment process
Step 7
Course Director will notify the candidate about privileging and credentialing to HCTM Credentialing Link
Step 8
ONE (1) month before programme ends, the Course Director are required to inform SPS and International Affairs Unit, Faculty of Medicine UKM
SPS will issue Certificate of Completion to the candidate

Flowchart of Credentialing and Privileging in HCTM for International Candidates


Credentialing: a process to set the standards and to do an evaluation for a person’s qualification in a field or procedure. It is recognition for the professional training done by a medical practitioner.

Privileges: the rights given by the hospital for a medical practitioner to give treatments or to do procedures on hospital patients based on the qualifications of the training, and the medical practitioner’s experience and expertise.

Step 1
Log in to this link: to apply for credentialing application.
*No payment needed for this application
Step 2
For new application, please fill in the details and update your profile.

* If you want to renew you application, please apply 6 months BEFORE your expiry date.
Step 3
Click Credentialing Form and complete all the required information.

*You need to fill in your Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) Registration Number, Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) Number and National Specialist Register (NSR) Number in the prerequisite field.
Step 4
Select Head of Department (HOD) to verify your application.
Step 5
Tick (√) and submit your application.
Step 6
Your Dashboard for the application status will appear. You can check the ongoing status by time to time.
Step 7
All applications will be reviewed in a meeting.

*The meeting will be conducted 4 times a year
Step 8
HCTM issue an Approval Letter (TWO weeks after the meeting)
HCTM issue Certificate of Credentialing (ONE month after)