History of the Society and Objectives

The idea to establish an upper GI surgical society was mooted on the 23rd September 2012 and on the 27th of March 2013, the society was formally registered.

With the aim of bringing together Upper GI Consultants and General Surgeons who have an interest in Upper GI Surgery practising in Malaysia, the society had the following objectives:

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  1. To disseminate and advance knoweldge of upper GI surgery
  2. To organize and facilitate training courses and opportunities for surgeons, doctors and allied health personal interested in upper GI surgery
  3. To expose surgeons, doctors, allied health and the public to the advances in upper GI surgery and related diseases in Malaysia
  4. To promote and facilitate research, training and encourage publications on upper GI diseases to advance the management of such conditions.
  5. To encourage and foster cooperative efforts with international bodies and agencies involved with upper GI surgery by sharing local knowledge and expertise.

All surgeons, doctors and allied health personnel with interests in upper GI surgery are welcome to join the society. Activities and updates are made available to members regularly.

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3rd Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Conference 2013 Photo Gallery.
Date: 27th-29th September 2013
Venue: Port Dickson Avillion Resort

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Associated Societies

MUGIS is officially associated with The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE)

Upcoming Event

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2016 Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society Conference
Date: 7th to 9th October 2016,
Venue: Swiss Garden, Malacca

Pre Congress workshop
7 October 2016

Precongress Workshop 7th October 2016


Past Event


2015 Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society Conference

Date: 11th to 13th September 2015 
Venue: Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur