Neonatology is a subspeciality of Paediatrics devoted to the care, development, and diseases of newborn infants especially ill or premature newborns who require special medical care due to a range of conditions including:

  • Prematurity
  • Low birth weight
  • Intrauterine growth retardation
  • Congenital malformations (birth defects)
  • Sepsis
  • Pulmonary hyperplasia
  • Birth asphyxias

This care often extends to providing support to the families of such patients. It is a hospital-based speciality (remove comma) and is usually practised (practiced change to practised) in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs).

Dr. Leong Jen Jen

Dr. Leong Jen Jen

Resident Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist

General Paediatrics, Neonatology
MD (USM), MRCPCH (UK), Fellowship in Neonatology (M’sia)
English, Bahasa Malaysia, Hokkien, Cantonese, Hakka
Level 1 – 123A

04-373 9191 (Ext. 5748)


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