Dr Chan Lee Chin

Consultant Dermatologist
MMC Reg. No: 27091
NSR Reg No: 134308

Specialty: Dermatology

Qualification & Training

  1. M.D. (USM), M. Int. Med. (USM)  
  2. Fellow of Dermatology Specialist training (MOH) 2003
  3. MCGP /FRACGP  (Member of College of General Practitioners  Malaysia conjoint with College of General Practitioners Australia) 1996
  4. Stiefel Laboratories and National Skin Centre (Singapore) Dermatology Fellowship 1996
  5. Practice course on Therapy and Prevention of Leprosy, JICA Fellowship,Japan 2003
  6. 3rd Ramathibodi Training Course in Cosmetic Dermatology 2013


  1. President of Malaysian Dermatological Society
  2. Penang Psoriasis Association, Malaysia (Advisor)
  3. Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advisory Board Member
  4. Psoriasis Advisory Board Member
  5. Urticaria Advisory Board Member


  1. Persatuan Dermatologi Malaysia (Life member)
  2. Fellow Asian Academy of Venereology and Dermatology (FAAVD)
  3. International fellow American Association of Dermatology (AAD)
  4. Malaysia Medical Association (Life member)
  5. Fellow of Academy of Family Physician Malaysia (FAFPM)
  6. Malaysia Leprosy Relief Association (Life member)

Editorial Board member: Malaysian Journal of Dermatology (MJD), Persatuan Dermatologi Malaysia (PDM)

Reviewer of Journals: Medical Journal of Malaysia, Australasian Journal of Dermatology, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, British Association Dermatology, International Journal of Dermatology and European Medical Journal

Post Held

  1. Consultant Dermatologist and Head of Dermatology Department, Penang Hospital, Malaysia (2009- November 2017 (retired))               
  2. Supervisor /trainer for Advanced Master of Dermatology) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University Malaysia) (2010 – 2017)
  3. Honorary Senior Lecturer, Penang Medical College, Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine, Ipoh, Perak                                   
  4. Clinical supervisor: Master of Family Medicine (USM, UKM, UM) , Master of internal Medicine (USM, UKM, UM)
  5. Members of South East Asia Acne Study Alliance (SASA) 2014
  6. Debra (Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association) Malaysia (EXCO member)
  7. External examiner for the Advanced Master of Dermatology, UKM Nov 2016 examination

Publications: 39 local and international journals

Contribution to chapter in book and technical reports

  1. Dermatology Chapter of books: The Medical Short Case and Pacing the Paces. Tips for Pacing MRCP and Final MBBS
  2. Contribution to chapter of books: When you encounter these 10 severe skin conditions…? and Atlas of Paediatric Infections
  3. Member of guidelines development group for National Manual of Leprosy Management.
  4. Member of guidelines development group for Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) Malaysia: Management of Psoriasis Vulgaris.


  1. Effect of calcitriol and calcium supplementation in the prevention of glucocorticoid osteoporosis among systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients
  2. QAP Reducing Non-attendance at Dermatology Clinic Hospital Ipoh
  3. An open-labeled, multi-centre (Phase IV) trial. The efficacy and safety  of tacrolimus ointment in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis
  4. Cost-effectiveness analysis of Psoriasis Treatment Modalities Research, multicenter study.


  1. A multi-centre, Chronic Urticaria Treatment Evaluation Trial (CUTE) study
  2. A Study to Evaluate Ustekinumab in Clinical Practice in Patients With Plaque Psoriasis in Asia-Pacific Countries. MarcoPolo trial
  3. Phase III trial: Efficacy & safety of Safinamide in patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease with motor fluctuations
  4. A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, multicenter study of subcutaneous secukinumab, to demonstrate efficacy after twelve weeks of treatment and to assess safety, tolerability and long-term efficacy up to one year in subjects with moderate to severe chronic plaque-type psoriasis with or without psoriatic arthritis comorbidity