Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1981.
Advanced surgical trainee Hospital Kuala Lumpur, 1983—1986, advanced pediatrics surgery fellow, 1987. Registrar in pediatrics surgery Children's Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 1988, Glasgow, 1989—1990. Consultant pediatrics surgeon Pediatrics Institute, Kuala Lumpur, 1991—1996, Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, since 1996.
Fellow: Royal College Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow, Scotland). Member: Malaysian Association Pediatrics Surgeons (vice president since 2003), Malaysian Pediatrics Association (life).
Married Siew Yoong Thian. Children: Yue Xian, Hui Xian, Xiu Xian.