Dr. Benjamin GEORGE Jr is the eldest son of Dr. Benjamin GEORGE Sr. He attended National University of Ireland (NUI), and was conferred his MB.BCh.BAO, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Obstetrics and simultaneously received his LRCP & SI, Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in Dublin in 1983. In 1990, he received his postgraduate degree at the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Edinburgh in Scotland, one of the oldest surgical fellowships founded in 1505 by King James IV that fosters the highest standard of surgical practice.
Dr. GEORGE Jr. started his illustrious career at the Birch Hill Hospital in Rochdale, England, initially as a House Officer in General, Vascular Surgery and later Renal Medicine. He went on to become the Senior House Officer at the internationally recognized Royal Preston Hospital, where he was a Doctor in General Surgery, Urology, Orthopedics and Cardiothoracic Surgery.
He is currently Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur and George Plastic Surgery Clinic. He is also a visiting Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Pantai Cheras Medical Centre. Armed with more than 30 years of experience as a doctor in various fields and more than 22 years specialising in plastic surgery, Dr. GEORGE Jr. is undoubtedly a well sought-after doctor, having served in many outstanding hospitals, both internationally and locally. Local television networks have on numerous occasions tapped on his expertise to speak on plastic surgery.
Dr. GEORGE Jr. was bestowed an Honorary Fellowship in 1995 at the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (AM/FAMM). He also obtained his Diploma in Psychology, specializing in counselling at the Lee Community College in Singapore, the Best Private College for Psychology and Counselling programmes cited by Edupoll.
Dr. Siti Aminah PAWANCHIK, graduated from University Sains Malaysia with a degree in Doctor of Medicine (MD). She holds a Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM). She is fully certified by the Malaysian Ministry of Health as an Aesthetic Medical Practitioner (Letter of Credentialing & Privileging) since 2018.
Dr Siti is a member of the Society of Anti-Aging, Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine Malaysia (SAAARMM), Malaysian Society of Aesthetic Medicine (MSAM), American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM). Well experienced in the aesthetic field, she had performed numerous aesthetic procedures such as dermal filler and botulinum toxin injection, lasers, light therapy, non-surgical facelift, hair treatment etc with great success. She had also undergone special training on body sculpturing surgery in Korea. Her special interest is in anti-aging and cell therapy.
Ms Lee is a genetic counsellor certified by Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA). As a pioneer genetic counsellor in Malaysia, she has taken on various roles that has contributed to the development of genetic counselling practice in Malaysia and across Southeast Asia. The experience gathered over the years has led her to start private practice in 2015 with the set-up of GCA. Apart from conducting genetic counselling sessions, she consults organizations that require training and genetic counselling support services.
Her pursuit to become a genetic counsellor began in 2002 after obtaining her Bachelors in Genetics from National University of Malaysia and completing her Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling at the University of Melbourne in 2003. In 2009, she graduated with Master of Counselling from University Malaya and is also a licensed counsellor with the Malaysian Board of Counsellors.
Ms Lee began practice in 2004 at University Malaya Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur as Medical Social Worker providing genetic counselling and support services to families affected with genetic conditions. She worked with Professor Dr M.K. Thong, the first clinical geneticist in Malaysia and has managed cases that ranged from paediatric genetics, inborn error metabolism, rare disease, reproductive genetics to hereditary cancer. In 2014, she joined the private industry as a genetic counsellor in a molecular diagnostics company offering the latest genetic tests in Southeast Asia. This role gave rise to opportunities for her to provide genetic counselling services across Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam.
Throughout her career, she has presented talks and published articles to promote the role of genetic counsellors, highlighting the need to develop a career pathway and to train more genetic counsellors in Malaysia. She is the Secretary of Genetic Counselling Society Malaysia and President of the Professional Society of Genetic Counselors in Asia (PSGCA).