Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Malaya, Malaysia
Postgraduate training in Nephrology – Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom – Guys Hospital, London, United Kingdom – General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Member of the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom
Fellow of the Royal College of Physician of United Kingdom
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
Position on the Board
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Working Experience and Occupation
Dato’ Dr. Zaki Morad graduated from the University of Malaya in 1975 and, after obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) from the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom (“UK”), trained in Nephrology in both the UK and Malaysia. He joined the Department of Nephrology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur as a consultant in 1982 and became its head in 1987 until his retirement from government service in 2006. He was appointed as the National Advisor and Head of Service for Nephrology, Ministry of Health (“MoH”) Malaysia, for the same period. In addition, he served as Director of the Clinical Research Unit of MoH from 2000 to 2006.
Dato’ Dr. Zaki Morad was President of the Malaysian Society of Nephrology from 1990 to 1992. During his tenure, he initiated and developed the Malaysian Dialysis and Transplant Registry and the Malaysian Registry of Renal Biopsy, which later became National Renal Registry of which he was Chair for the years 2008 to 2010. He was one of the editors of the first two editions of Renal Replacement Therapy: Clinical Practise Guidelines, Ministry of Health. He ensured all general hospitals and district hospitals in the country were equipped with haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis facilities prior to his retirement.
Dato’ Dr. Zaki Morad lent his expertise in organising many prestigious conferences such as the 12th Asian Colloquium in Nephrology 1998, 8th Congress of Asian Society of Nephrology 2003, 11th Asia Pacific Congress of Nephrology 2008 and 14th Congress of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) 2012. He has trained many prominent nephrologists, having initiated the development of a more structured training programme.
Following his retirement, he maintains his interest in nephrology through work with the National Kidney Foundation where he is Chairman of the Board of Directors. Concurrently, he practices as a Resident Consultant Nephrologist at KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital, Selangor.
He is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM).