MOHAMED RIFDY MOHIDEEN

Designation/Title: Professor
Department: Internal Medicine, Clinical School, Batu Pahat, Johor
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Education and Training

FRACP (Hon) 2008
FCCP Sri Lanka 2002
FRCP London 1997
MRCP UK 1987
MD Colombo 1984
MBBS University of Colombo 1967

 

Research interests:

  • Cardiovascular Epidemiology
  • Hypertension
  • Health Literacy

 

Research projects/grants:

  • With Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford through a grant by the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland under the program "Links with developing countries". Under this grant, a study on rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease was established with a view to characterize the genetic predisposition to rheumatic fever.
  • Grant from the Welcome Trust Centre for Genetic Studies was obtained for establishing a hypertension register in preparation for genetic analysis.
  • Grant from the IDRC / Ministry of Health on a Health Service Research projects for the project "Establishment of a register of rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease patients among clinic attendees, General Hospital, Galle".
  • Grant from School of Medicine, University of Durham on "Social Deprivation, markers of CV risk factors in young people in deprived communities"

 

Supervision of Postgraduates (PhD)

  • Supervisor of higher degree candidate: Dr Chandima Wickramatilake for PhD on "The Association of Testosterone and High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein with the severity of coronary artery disease among male patients"

 

Supervision of Postgraduates (MD)

  • Supervised over 40 MD (Medicine) Registrars and Senior Registrars between 1987-2014

 

Professional affiliations:

Life Member

  • Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Sri Lanka Heart Association
  • Galle Medical Association
  • Ceylon College of Physicians (Fellow)
  • Royal College of Physicians, London (Fellow)
  • Founder Member, Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka
  • Founder Member, Sri Lanka Hypertension Society of Sri Lanka
  • Member, World Action against Salt in Hypertension (WASH)

 

Academic Awards:

  • Ten Outstanding Young Person Award (TOYP) for Professional Achievement by Sri Lankan Jaycees for 1993.
  • 5 Prizes for research presentations at local meetings (SLMA, GMA, CCP)
  • 4 Orations delivered (GMA, CCP)

 

Recent publications
(last 5 years – 2010-2014)

Books

Editorial work

  • Sivalingam Nalliah, Mohamed Rifdy Mohideen, Sachchithanantham & Kavitha Nagandla (Eds.) (2012). Excellence in Clinical Presentation in Medicine. 51+ Examination Cases Illustrated. ISBN 9789671101803. 714 pages.
  • Mohideen M R. (Ed.) (2012) Festschrift for Prof PL Ariyananda, pages 68

Book Chapters - Excellence in Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and ENT. First Edition, Book 2

  • Mohideen M R. (2014). Angina: Explaining and obtaining consent for an exercise electrocardiogram, Excellence in Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and ENT 55-58
  • Mohideen M R. (2014). Palpitation: Atrial Fibrillation. Excellence in Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and ENT, 59-64
  • Mohideen M R. (2014). Young hypertensive: renal artery stenosis. Excellence in Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and ENT, 65-69
  • Mohideen M R. (2014). Syncope: Complete Heart block. Excellence in Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and ENT, 70-74
  • Mohideen M R. (2014). Shortness of breath on exertion: Congestive Heart Failure. Excellence in Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and ENT, 75-78

Book Chapters - Excellence in Clinical Presentation in Medicine. 51+ Examination Cases Illustrated.

  • Mohideen M R. (2012). Systemic Hypertension with complications. Excellence in Clinical Presentation in Medicine, 200-209
  • Mohideen M R. (2012). Valvular heart disease. Excellence in Clinical Presentation in Medicine, 327-336
  • Mohideen M R. (2012). Acute nephritic syndrome. Excellence in Clinical Presentation in Medicine, 396-405
  • Mohideen M R. (2012). Nephrotic syndrome. Excellence in Clinical Presentation in Medicine, 406-416

Book Chapters - 150+ MEQs Modified Essay Questions for Medical Undergraduates & House Officers.

  • Mohideen M R. (2011). Acute coronary syndrome. 150+ MEQs Modified Essay Questions for Medical Undergraduates & House Officers, 513-520
  • Mohideen M R. (2011). Hypertension. 150+ MEQs Modified Essay Questions for Medical Undergraduates & House Officers, 521-526
  • Mohideen M R. (2011). Atrial fibrillation. 150+ MEQs Modified Essay Questions for Medical Undergraduates & House Officers .527-533
  • Mohideen M R. (2011). Diabetes mellitus. 150+ MEQs Modified Essay Questions for Medical Undergraduates & House Officers. 608-616
  • Mohideen M R. (2011). Infective endocarditis. 150+ MEQs Modified Essay Questions for Medical Undergraduates & House Officers, 540-548

Books for medical students and postgraduates

  • Sivalingam Nalliah, Mohamed Rifdy Mohideen, Sachchithanantham & Kavitha Nagandla (Eds.) (2012). Excellence in Clinical Presentation in Medicine. 51+ Examination Cases Illustrated. ISBN 9789671101803. 714 pages.

Books for the public on heart disease and hypertension

  • Cholesterol – Good, Bad and the Unhealthy.  101 questions answered. (ISBN 978-955-955 96513-9-0), Feb 2011
  • High Blood Pressure – 101 Questions Answered (ISBN 978-955-965 13-8-3) Published in May-2010

Papers

  • Wickramatilake CM, Mohideen MR, Pathirana C. Testosterone: a promising adjuvant for a failing heart? Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2011; 42: 28-32.
  • Mohideen M R. Journal clubs – an educational tool in need of strengthening, innovation and evaluation. Festschrift for Prof PL Ariyananda, 28 Nov 2012, p 18-23.
  • CM Wickramatilake, MR Mohideen, C Pathirana. Fluctuations of testosterone in acute coronary syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism 2013; 3: 8-11
  • Wickramatilake CM, Mohideen MR, Pathirana C. Association of serum testosterone with lipid abnormalities in patients with angiographically proven coronary artery disease. Indian J Endocr Metab 2013; 17:1061-5.
  • R. B. Singh, K. Hristova, V. V. Muthusamy, S. S. Rastogi, T. K. Basu, E. Toda, T. Takahashi, J. Fedacko, D. Pella, F. De Meester, D. W. Wilson, R. N. Mondal, M. Ishaq, M. R. Mohideen. The Adverse Effects of Wealth on Cardiovascular Health: A Scientific Statement of the International College of Cardiology. Cardiology and Angiology: An International Journal 1(1): 9-22, 2013.
  • Wickramatilake CM, Mohideen MR, Pathirana C. Fluctuations of high sensitivity C-reactive protein in acute coronary syndrome. Galle Medical Journal 2014; 19 (1): 11-15.
  • Wickramatilake CM, Mohideen MR, Withanawasam BP, Pathirana C. Testosterone and high-sensitive C-reactive protein in coronary artery disease patients awaiting coronary artery bypass graft. Andrologia. 2014 May 9. doi: 10.1111/and.12290
  • Wickramatilake CM, Mohideen MR, Pathirana C. Premature coronary artery disease and testosterone in Sri Lankan men. Sri Lanka Journal of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism 2014; 4: 17-21
  • Gayani GGA, Muhunthan S, Perera A, Bodinayake CK, Mohideen MR. A Case of Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis complicated by Corpulmonale. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2013, 44, 40-41.
  • Gayani GGA, Pathirana KD, Weerarathne TP, Mohideen MR , Lekamwasam S. Different presentations of CADASIL; importance of a detailed history. Galle Medical Journal. 2014; 19 (2): 12-17: 32
  • Gayani GGA, Ediriweera HMA, Deshapriya K, Weerakoon U, Herath HMM, Weerarathne TP, Mohideen MR, Lekamwasam S. A retinal change that can mimic many conditions in a young patient with PUO. Galle Medical Journal 2014; 19 (2): 12-17: 27
  • Wickramatilake CM, Withanawasam BP, Mohideen MR. Cardiovascular risk factors, socioeconomic determinants and angiographic severity of coronary artery disease in patients awaiting coronary artery bypass graft in a provincial hospital of Sri Lanka. Galle Medical Journal 2014; 19 (2): 12-17
  • Ediriweera HMA, Wanniarachci CG, Sabapathipillai S, Mohideen MR, Herath HMMH. A case of systemic lupus erythematosus in a male presenting as chronic headache. Galle Medical Journal 2014; 19 (2): 30-31
  • Gayani GGA, Dilhani PDW, Pathirana KD, Weeraratna TP, Mohideen MR. Ataxic autonomic sensory neuropathy with dorsal root ganglionitis; a rare association with primary SjÖgren syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology, 2014, 3, 20-21
 

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