Respiratory & Chest Specialist Malaysia

Dr Nurul Yaqeen

Consultant Respiratory,
Internal Medicine Physician,
Sleep Disorders Specialist

Helping you breathe better for an independent, active & pain-free life.

Based at Sunway Velocity Medical Centre (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).

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About Dr. Nurul Yaqeen

Consultant Respiratory & Internal Medicine Physician. MBBS, MRCP, Respiratory Medicine Fellowship, International Sleep Disorders Specialist.

Dr Nurul Yaqeen did her undergraduate training in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and postgraduate training under the Royal College of Physician, London UK (RCP UK).

She completed her fellowship training in Respiratory Medicine under Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)-Hospital Selayang.

She was a Consultant Respiratory & Internal Medicine Physician in UiTM-Hospital Selayang until she decided to join Sunway Medical Centre Velocity, KL.

Here she is actively involved in treating patients with lung diseases and sleep disorders.

She also performs interventional procedures such as chest tube insertion, bronchoscopy and pleuroscopy, which are minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat lung problems.

The diagnostic yield from bronchoscopy and pleuroscopy are far superior than conventional methods especially in diagnosing Tuberculosis and lung cancer.

She is on the specialist register to practice Internal medicine, Respiratory medicine and Sleep Medicine in Malaysia.


MBBS International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

UK, MRCP (London, UK)

National Specialist Register Malaysia: No: 133926

Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) : No : 40812

(Internal Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Sleep Medicine)


  • ECG interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Bone marrow aspiration & trephine
  • Peritoneal tapping


Procedures performed:

  • Chest tube insertion & removal
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pleuroscopy
  • Pleural drainage


Conditions treated:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI)
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Hyperreactive airway
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary embolism


Sleep Disorders treated:

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
  • Central Sleep apnoea
  • Narcolepsy
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Restless leg syndrome (RLS) & Periodic Limb Movement Disorders (PLMD)

Fellowships, Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  1. Malaysian Thoracic Society (MTS), Spirometry Certification Course Committee

  2. American Thoracic Society, member

  3. British Thoracic Society, member

  4. European Respiratory Society, member

  5. Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, member

  6. Women in Interventional Pulmonology, founding member

  7. Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia (IMAM), member

  8. Malaysian Association of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology (MABIP), Member

  9. World Association of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology (WABIP), member

  10. World Sleep Society (WSS), member


  • Nur ‘Aini Eddy Warman, Nurul Yaqeen Mohd Esa, A Rare and challenging case of pulmonary mycobacterium genavense in an immunocompetent adult. Vol 3(1) (2018) 47-50 | jchsmedicine. | eISSN 0127-984X


  • Esa, Nurul Yaqeen Mohd, Rosdina Zamrud, Nor Salmah Bakar, Marfu’ah Nik Eezamuddeen, and Mohd Farhan Hamdan. “Is It Liver or Lung Cancer? An Intriguing Case of Lung Adenocarcinoma with Hepatoid Differentiation.” Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 27, no. 1 (March 2018): 55–58. Doi:10.1177/2010105817716185.


  • Zamrud, Rosdina, Nurul Yaqeen Mohd Esa, Mohammad Hanafiah Kreah and Nor Salmah Bakar. “Pulmonary actinomycosis masquerading as aspergilloma.” The Medical journal of Malaysia 72 (2017): 147-149.


  • NYM Esa, NAA Shabery, MA Mohd Zim, AI Ismail, MF Abdul Rani, An intriguing case of endometrial tuberculosis presenting as irregular menstrual bleeding. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 2017, 2010105817698492.


  • Nurul Yaqeen Esa, Mohammad Hanafiah, Marymol Koshy, Hilmi Abdullah, Ahmad Izuanuddin Ismail, Mohamed Fauzi Abdul Rani, A Rare Case of Tuberculous Prostatitis. Vol 1(2) (2016) 33-36 | jchsmedicine. | eISSN 0127-984X.


  • NY Mohd Esa, AA Mohd Radzi, NS Bakar, MS Mohd Khalid, AI Ismail, MF Abdul Rani, Cystic teratoma mimicking recurrent pleural effusion, complicated by Mycobacterium abscessus infection. Respirology Case Reports 2016, 4(3).


  • Nurul Yaqeen et al: Time-dependant Effect of Tocotrienol Supplementation on the Quality of Aging Mouse Embryo. Malaysian Journal of Microscopy 12/2014; Vol.10, 2014:6.

Dr. Nurul Yaqeen

Consultant Respiratory, Internal Medicine Physician, Sleep Disorders Specialist


Sunway Velocity Medical Centre, Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Hospital: +603-9772-9191
Clinic: +603-9772-9365
Direct: +603-9772 9364

Clinic Hours

Mon-Fri – 9am-5pm
Sat – 9am-1pm
(walk-in or appointment)

Languages Spoken

Bahasa Malaysia
Bahasa Indonesia

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Respiratory Clinic

Upon your first visit to the clinic we’ll conduct a thorough history taking, physical examination and lab investigation, to diagnose your actual lung disease quickly and accurately.



Choose the appropriate diagnostic plan and procedures such as Chest X Ray, CT scan, PET scan, Bronchoscopy, Pleuroscopy, Sleep study, TB, etc, to come to the correct diagnosis.


Treatment & Rehab

Working closely with my pharmacists, physiotherapists, or your personal physio, to suggest specific therapeutic options to allow the best and quickest relief from your condition.


Administer a customised treatment plan to suit your specific needs and effective recovery. Procedures may include: Anti-TB medications, inhalers, antibiotics, CPAP treatment, etc.

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