Dr. Norhafiza Mat Lazim is a consultant otorhinolaryngologist at Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia. She obtained her MBBS from The University of Queensland, Australia in 1999. She had completed her Master of Medicine in Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2012. Subsequently, she obtained her Clinical Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek – Netherland Cancer Institute (AVL-NKI), Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 2014.
Dr. Norhafiza Mat Lazim is one of the co-researcher for a multicentre clinical trial on carcinoma of the tongue that based in the United States. She has in total of 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and two book chapters. She has become a reviewer for multiple international journals. She also serves as an editorial board member to numerous international journals. She has presented both in oral and poster presentation internationally and locally. She is a member of the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS), European Head and Neck Society (EHNS) etc. She is currently an honorary secretary of Malaysia Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (MSOHNS). She has actively organized community-based events especially in relation to promoting awareness of head and neck cancer and a healthy lifestyle.