Up Close & Personal

Dr Sharifah Halimah Jaafar is a senior Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Regency Specialist Hospital. She believes every woman deserves a dedicated and compassionate doctor who is not only provide quality care and evidence based practice but also can be a friend to their patient.

Dr Sharifah is a mother of three children. She is married to Dr Lee Kim Seng, a Pediatrician at Fatimah Hospital, Ipoh.

Education, Experience & Qualification
She obtained a Medical Degree in Medicine (M.D) from University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia in 1991. She later specialized in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology . She passed MRCOG (UK) examination Part 1 in 1997 and later completed a Master Degree of Medicine in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (M.Med O&G) training from UKM in 2001. She is fully registered with Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) and accredited as Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology by the National Specialist Registry, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia. Dr Sharifah is also passionate about teaching that from 2006 to 2009 she joined a teaching faculty of the Royal College of Medicine, Perak as a senior clinical lecturer in O&G and had a sessional clinical practice at KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital. She admitted and privileged to practice KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital as a Resident Consultant O&G in 2009 until the present day.

Dr Sharifah believes that women’s health and beauty is inter-related. In order to give holistic care to her patients Dr Sharifah developed interest in the field of Aesthetic, Anti Ageing & Regenerative Medicine and has pursued and completed the training in the same field. She has been certified by the prestigious and world recognized American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine as a Board Certified Aesthetic & Anti-Ageing Physician in the year 2012.

Dr Sharifah’s Special Interest

  • Obstetric care and Childbirth
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Ovarian cyst & Endometriosis
  • Fertility & infertility
  • Uterine fibroid and abnormal period
  • Menopause and Hormonal therapy
  • Aesthetic & Anti-Ageing