He was instrumental in establishing 94 Hatt Armed Forces Hospital, Terendak as a Training Hospital for FRCS Edinburgh Fellowship training. He also trained nine registrars for their Fellowship exams.


Surgeon at Arm for previous Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad, during the ASEAN summit in Manila, October 1987.


1995 until present, Datuk Senasi contributed to the growth of Putra Hospital in Malacca, being a key architect and pioneer of the hospital.

His Remarkable Journey From Humble Beginnings

Datuk Senasi was born and raised in Bukit Asahan Estate, Malacca. His parents were rubber tappers; and his maternal grandparents were brought to Malaya as indentured labourers. Datuk Senasi's father, born in Srirangam, India was kidnapped and eventually escaped from Sumatra to Singapore, Majidee Camp, subsequently settling in Malacca. Early education started at Jasin Primary & Secondary English School. Datuk Senasi's tertiary education was in India on a cultural exchange programme, based in Thanjavur Medical College in Tamil Nadu. Datuk Senasi obtained his MBBS in June 1973.


In 1976, Datuk Senasi enlisted in the Army for National Service and his first posting after military training in Kinrara Camp was to the front line with the 3 Ranger Battalion during the communist insurgencu. He was subsequently posted to 2 Brigade Ipoh and the Malay Regiment. He saw active combat and was in the line of fire three times. His patriotism to his King and Country is unquestionable.


In December 1981, Datuk Senasi was posted to 94 Hospital Angkatan Terendak as the Senior Armed Forces Surgeon. Datuk Senasi succeeded in having 94 HATT as the first military hospital to be recognised for surgical training by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Nine surgeons who were trained under Datuk Senasi succeeded and qualified between 1985 till 1988.

In 1985, under the sponsorship of the Malaysian Armed Forces, Datuk Senasi was sent for endoscopic training in Jutendo University, Tokyo, Japan. Datuk Senasi was also the Surgeon at Arm for then premier Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad during the ASEAN meet in Manila.

1995 - Present

From 1995 until present, Datuk Senasi contributed to the growth of Putra Hospital, being one of the architect and pioneers of the hospital. Datuk Senasi is also a robotic surgeon, using the Freehand Robotic solution and did the first Freehand laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Malaysia and South East Asia in 2022.

The Legacy Continues

Datuk Senasi is married to Datin Padmani Devi Sharma and have 4 children. Datin Padmani is an excellent home keeper and had been a mother & teacher in raising their children. Datuk Senasi’s eldest son, Dr Ramdas Senasi now continues his legacy as a Paediatric Radiologist in the United Kingdom and is also involved in the MedTech industry.

Datuk Senasi is heavily involved in spiritual work and supports charities for all religion and races. He has no reservation except in his belief of “Empathy, Knowledge and Humility” to offer.

Education & Experience


House Surgeons

Medicine / Surgery General Hospital Johor Baru, Malaysia (Known as Sultanah Aminah Hospital) from February 1974 to 1975

Medical Officer

Surgery Ipoh General Hospital from 1975 to 1976

Regimental M.O

  • 3rd Rangers (1976-1977)
  • 4th R.M Regiment (1977-1978)
  • 2nd Brigade Ipoh (1978)


Senior House

Located at Horton General Hospital, Banbury, UK covering General Surgery & Trauma and Orthopaedic from 1979 to 1980.

General Surgery cum Vascular

Located at West Norwich General Hospital, UK. Also appointed Junior Registrar from 1980 to 1981.



Jasin Primary School.


Jasin Secondary English School (Now known as SMK Datuk Bendahara).


Jamal Mohamad College
Tirchy, South India.


Thanjavur Medical College in TamilNadu, June 1967-1973.

Professional Education & Award


Awardship by Melaka Governor


ASEAN Surgeon at Arm

1967 – 1973

Thanjavuir Medical College, Nadras, South India

1978 – 1981

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (FRCS)


Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Malaysia (FAMM)

Positions Subspecialisation Courses Attended

1978 – 1981

Gastro Entorology
University of Jutendo, Tokyo

Titullage of Professor Hayashida


Singapore General Hospital


Vascular Surgery​
West Norwick Hospital, UK​