Prof William Yip Chin Ling

Paediatrician
44 years of experience

Specialty

Paediatrics

Clinical Interest

Paediatric Cardiology

Qualifications

MBBS (S’pore) 1974, M.Med (Paediatrics) (S’pore) 1978, MRCP (UK) 1980, DCH (London) 1980, FAMS (S’pore) 1982, M.D. (S’pore) 1986, FRCP (Edinburgh) 1988

What I do

Prof William Yip provides clinic services such as:
* Heart condtions in baby and children
* ECG
* Echocardiography
* Foetal echocardiographic detection of structural heart defects and dysrhythmias
See more [ + ]* Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
* Paediatric sonography
* Management of congenital and structural heart disease

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Clinic Locations

International Child & Adolescent Clinic
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block #02-43
6A Napier Road, Singapore 258500

Paediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Clinic
726 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
Singapore 560726

Professional Statement

Prof William Yip Chin Ling has special fields of clinical and research interest in the following:
* Clinical paediatric cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac morphology, electrocardiography and interventional cardiology
* Management of adult congenital and structural heart disease
* General paediatric sonography
* Foetal echocardiographic detection of structural heart defects and dysrhythmias
* Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in children and adult with congenital and acquired heart disease & obesity
* Device closure of patent foramen ovale in adult with crptogenic stroke
* Natural history of common types of congenital heart disease
* Coronary risk factors in children with obesity
* Molecular genetics ... See more [ + ]in children with congenital heart disease
* Medical statistics and the application of computer technology in medical practise and research

Prof William Yip Chin Ling also has had a major contribution to paediatric cardiology in Singapore. He is responsible for the development of cardiac service in echocardiography, interventional cardiac procedures and research in the University Department of Paediatrics at Singapore General Hospital and National University of Singapore. Prof Yip pioneered the first series and introduced the service of balloon valvuloplasty and angioplasty, device occlusion of patent arterial ducts, secundum atrial septal defects and ventricular septal defects, foetal echocardiography and intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography in Singapore.

Prof William Yip is also responsible for teaching of paediatric cardiology to undergraduate and postgraduate students and proctoring paediatric cardiologists in transoesophageal echocardiography and interventional procedures, and teaching foetal echocardiography to paediatric cardiologists and obstetricians.

He is the supervisor of Master of Science, MD, and PhD candidates of the National University of Singapore and has published 191 research papers in international and regional medical journals, 254 conference papers and 14 books/ chapters/ thesis in cardiology and paediatric topics.

Has been frequently invited to lecture in international and regional medical seminars and conferences. For the recognition of contribution in the field of paediatric cardiology, was awarded the 2009 Singapore Cardiac Society Lectureship. Prof William Yip Chin Ling also represented Singapore as an active participant of Asia Pacific Society of Paediatric Cardiology under the Asia Pacific Congress of Cardiology in the past 20 years; was Chairman organising the 2004 Meeting in Singapore; and country representative of the newly founded Asia Pacific Society of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery in Bangkok since 2006.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Education

University of Singapore
See more [ + ] Royal Colleges of Physicians of United Kingdom
Royal Colleges of Physicians of London
Academy of Medicine Singapore
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
 

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Awards and Publications

St John Ambulance Brigade Service Medal, Singapore, 1981
10th Haridas Memorial Lecture Gold Medal, Singapore Paediatric Society, 1983
Listed in “Who’s Who in the World”, Marquis Who’s Who Publication, 13th Edition, USA, 1996
 

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former Lecturer in Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, National University of Singapore
Former Paediatrician, University Department of Paediatrics, Singapore General Hospital
Former Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, National University of Singapore
See more [ + ] Former Consultant Paediatrician and Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, University Department of Paediatrics, Singapore General Hospital, Ministry of Health, Singapore
Former Consultant Paediatrician and Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Division of Paediatric Cardiolofy, Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital, Singapore
Former Associate Professor of Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, National University of Singapore
Former Adjunct Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Former Head, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, National University Hospital
Former Member, Medical Advisory Board, Thomson Medical Centre, Singapore (1998-2008)
Consultant Paediatrician and Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Thomson Medical Care
Visiting Consultant Paediatrician & Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital
Chief and Head of Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adult, Gleneagles JPMC Cardiac Centre, Brunei Darussalam
Adjunct Professor, National University of Singapore
Director, International Child & Adolescent Clinic Pte Ltd
Editorial board member, ASEAN Heart Journal
Reviewer of scientific papers to Singapore Medical Journal, Singapore Paediatric Journal, Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals and ASEAN Heart Journal Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, London
Council member, American College of Cardiology
Member, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Member, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound
Member, Singapore Medical Association
Member & past Vice President, Singapore Paediatric Society
Member, Singapore Cardiac Society
Founder Member, Singapore Haematology Society
Member, the New York Academy of Sciences
International Member, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences
Founder Member, Medical Ultrasound Society of Singapore

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ]Parkway East Hospital
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Insurances Accepted

Health Articles by Prof William Yip Chin Ling

Heart Disease - Screening for Congenital Heart Disease: Implications and Strategies

Why is screening for CHD important? Congenital heart disease (CHD), with its incidence around 1 per...