Dr Sofian Dr Hj Johar is the current Medical Superintendent (MS) of Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah Hospital in Tutong (2016). He specializes in cardiology and has many experience in practicing his trade both in and outside the country. Before his appointment to MS, he was a Consultant Cardiologist in RIPAS Hospital and Gleneagles JPMC Cardiac Centre since 2012 and became Head of RIPAS Hospital Cardiology Centre in 2014. His other work placements covers a spectrum of practices in the field of cardiology at several well-known hospitals such as Royal Brompton Hospital Sydney Street, London, UK (2010-2012) and Kings College Hospital Denmark Hill, London, UK.
Sofian was very active and have made many achievements throughout his career including awards and accreditations, to name a few are the BJCA-Cordis International Research Awards – Finalist (2005), British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation in TTE (2009) and EHRA Accreditation in Cardiac Devices Level 2 (2015). He produced a number of publications and contributed chapters in books that were published internationally. He is also an advisor to the RIPAS Hospital Resuscitation Committee.
He has BA(Hons) in Neuroscience Class: II.1 from the University of Cambridge (1996) and completed his MB BChir from the University of Cambridge. In 2001 he obtained MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians London and in 2007 he received his PhD in Cardiovascular Medicine from the Kings College London, UK. Complementing his academic background, Sofian also has a Certificate of Completion of Training in Cardiology, UK (2012) and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow (2014).