Breast Surgeon Specialist
Datuk Dr. Devanand is currently a Consultant Breast Surgeon at Life Care Medical Centre, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur. He has participated in numerous national and international conferences and maintained memberships of a number of international bodies, including the European School of Oncology. He received the Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia in the year 2000 and is now a practicing Breast Surgeon with interest in the new developments and treatment of breast cancer whilst enhancing education, awareness and supportive care.
He has been Chairman of the Wear it Pink Campaigns at Pantai Medical Centre from 2001 – 2006 and 2008, particularly involved in the promotion of better understanding of breast health, breast cancer and increasing awareness of the disease by way of public education at the corporate and individual levels, at the same time encouraging early screening. He is also involved in raising funds for charitable bodies that are engaged in the fight against this disease.
Datuk Dr. Dev is Founder and Chairman of Pink Ribbon Wellness (L) Foundation.
With the combined efforts of Breast Cancer Survivors and Volunteers, he successfully organized ‘A Pink Ribbon Ball’ at One World Hotel on 31st Oct 2009 and a second ‘Pink Ribbon Ball’ on 2nd Oct 2010; objectively to raise funds for the activities of 2010-2011. Annual Breast Cancer Survivors ‘Pink Ribbon – Wellness Camps’ were held; the first at Bukit Tinggi (2009) and the second at Awana Genting Hotel– titled ‘For a Better Life’ (Oct 2010).
The Committee planned and raised funds in March 2009 to take a delegation of 27 Breast Cancer Survivors to the 15th UICC Breast Cancer Support Conference, held from 12-15th May 2009 in Brisbane, Australia. 74 delegates were also sponsored to the 16th UICC Breast Cancer Support Conference in November 2011, held in Taipeh, Taiwan.
He was the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the ‘Life Beyond Breast Cancer – an International Symposium’; held on 18-20th Oct 2012, in Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
Level 2, Wisma Life Care,
5, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2241 5600