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Dr Lee Kang Hoe

Respiratory Physician
 
Asian American Liver Centre
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe #02-36A/36B/37
6A Napier Road, S 258500

Professional Statement

Dr Lee Kang Hoe is a respiratory physician practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and was a scholar at Jesus College, Cambridge. Dr Lee Kang Hoe also received support from the Kuok Foundation in Malaysia for his medical studies and underwent an internship with Professor Sir Roy Calne at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and finished his general medicine training at Cambridge before his return to Singapore.

After his returned to Singapore, Dr Lee Kang Hoe then started liver dialysis programme at National University Hospital before he joined Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore where he has expanded the liver dialysis programme to include other devices, and also helped set up the dedicated liver ICU where he has been active in the management of liver failure and liver transplant patients.

Dr Lee Kang Hoe was one of the founding members of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine and is currently still a member of the Specialist Training Committee for Intensive Care Medicine and has published extensively in the critical care and liver transplant areas. Dr Lee Kang Hoe has also been involved in various research protocols together with scientists at NUS and A*STAR in Singapore. 

What I do

Dr Lee Kang Hoe provides clinical services such as:
- Liver Transplantation
- Liver Failure Management
- Liver Cancer
- Fatty Liver
- Liver Cirrhosis
- Viral Hepatits
- Liver Dialysis
- Post Liver Transplant Care
- Pneumonia
- Severe Sepsis with Multi Organ Failure
- Ventilator Dependent Patients

Dr V P Nair

Cardiologist
 

Nair Cardiac & Medical Centre
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #16-08
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Nair Cardiac Medical Specilaist Centre
Mt E Novena Specialist Centre 
38 Irradwaddy Road #07-35
Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr V P Nair is a cardiologist practicing at Nair Cardiac & Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Orchard and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospitals & Medical Centres, Singapore. His work involves caring for patients through clinical cardiology, interventional cardiology and implantations of stents.

Upon his graduation (MBBS), Dr Nair attained his post-graduate degrees MRCGP UK, 1975, MRCP Ireland, 1977 and MRCP UK, 1979. He then underwent Cardiology Advanced Specialty Training in Singapore and England and was inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS, Cardiology) in 1981.

Dr V P Nair also became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP Edinburgh), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP Ireland) and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP London). Subsequently, he was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP UK), Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP USA), Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC USA) and Fellow European Society of Cardiology (FESC Paris), and Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (FSCAI USA). 

He then went on to train in interventional cardiology at Regional Cardio-Thoracic Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne in England, San Francisco Heart Institute in USA, Cleveland Clinic in USA and Broussais University Hospital in France.

Dr V P Nair is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam. He has received Most Outstanding Malayalee Award in 1994, PBM - Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Singapore) in 2009 and was awarded with Hind Rattan in 2001.

Dr Nair has published many scientific papers and has addressed many regional and International Cardiology conventions including the World Congress of Cardiology. He is involved in many Social, Cultural, Educational, Sports and Voluntary activities. He gives regular lectures to doctors and nurses in Singapore and many Asian countries. He has given talks and demonstrations on the new concept of cardio cerebral resuscitation, laughter aerobics, PTCA & Stenting as well as cardiobiomarkers to the medical community and the public in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh and many other Countries.

What I do

Dr V P Nair provides clinical services, such as:
* Specialist Consultation
* Cardiac & Medical Assessment
* Complete Health Screening
* 12-Lead Electrocardiogram (ECG)
* Heart Rhythm assessment / Pacemaker
* Echocardiography & Ultrasound of Heart
* Ambulatory ECG monitoring (Holter monitoring)
* Ambulatory Blood Pressure monitoring (ABP)
* Comprehensive range of blood/ urine investigations
* Treadmill Stress Test (TM / ETT)
* Myocardial perfusion Stress echo & PET Scan
* Coronary Calcium Score & CT Coronary Angiogram
* Coronary Angiogram, Angioplasty & Stenting (Radial & Femoral Route)
* Renal Artery stenting
* Carotid & Abdominal Ultrasound
* ABI (Ankle Brachial Index)

Dr Dinesh Nair

Cardiologist
 

Heart Matters @ Novena
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #07-30
38 Irradwaddy Road, S 329563

Heart Matters @ Orchard
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #16-08
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Dinesh Nair 's subspecialty within Cardiology is in Interventional Cardiology and he has a special interest in Percutaneous Valve therapies and Complex Angioplasty/ Stenting procedures. He worked as a Cardiologist in NHC before moving to Tan Tock Seng Hospital in 2006, where he was the Director of the Coronary Care unit.
Dr Nair was trained in Helios Heart Centre, Siegburg in Germany, in advanced Interventional Cardiology with Prof Eberhard Grube, one of the pioneers of Interventional Cardiology. The centre is one of the premiere centres worldwide for “first-in-man trials” of numerous cardiac devices and procedures, including percutaneous valve implantation, novel arterial stents and cutting-edge coronary imaging techniques.

What I do

Dr Dinesh Nair provides clinical services such as:

- Interventional Cardiology
- Coronary Angiogram
- Coronary Angioplasty
- Coronary Stenting
- Complete Cardiac Assessment
- Multimodality Imaging
- 2D Echo & Carotid Ultrasound
- Treadmill Stress test
- Cardiac Imaging -  PET Scan
- Cardiac Imaging -  CT Scan
- Cardiac Imaging -  MIBI
- Complete Health Screening

Dr Rohit Khurana

Cardiologist
 

The Harley Street Clinic Heart Specialists
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Blk #02-38/41
6A Napier Road, S 258500

The Harley Street Clinic Heart Specialists
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Ctr #07-41
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Rohit Khurana is a cardiologist practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He has special interests in coronary artery disease and resistant hypertension, and in treating these conditions by catheter based interventions. Dr Rohit Khurana is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital.

Dr Rohit Khurana completed his MB BCh from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom in 1996. He then underwent fellowship training in coronary intervention at Kings College Hospital, London, and Vancouver General Hospital, Canada. He is an accomplished interventionist, using mostly the transradial approach and routinely performing complex angioplasty, including chronic total occlusions, and adopting the latest innovations in interventional techniques. He was appointed as a consultant at the National Heart Centre of Singapore in 2009.

Dr Rohit Khurana has mentored many cardiologists in Singapore and ASEAN and proctored numerous workshops in regional hospitals, assisting in complex coronary angioplasty. In 2011, he pioneered renal denervation as a novel procedure to treat resistant hypertension in Singapore and was invited to proctor the first renal denervation procedures in Brunei and Vietnam.

Dr Rohit Khurana has won Young Investigator awards and has received the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship which funded 2 years of his research at Dartmouth College in the United States. He has over 35 publications in peer-reviewed journals and continues to be a regularly invited faculty member at many national and international meetings. He contributes time as a member of the research committee for the Singapore Heart Foundation.

What I do

Dr Rohit Khurana provides clinical services such as:
- Heart attacks/myocardial infarctions
- Angina
- Chest pains
- Shortness of breath
- Coronary artery disease/blockages
- Heart failure
- Heart muscle disorders
- Cardiomyopathy
- Valvular heart disease
- High blood pressure/hypertension
- Palpitations
- Atrial fibrillation
- Fainting/blackouts
- High cholesterol
- Diabetes
- Heart block
- Arrhythmias
- Pericardial disease

Dr Constance Lo Pau Lin

Respiratory Physician
 

Respiratory Medical Associates
Gleneagles Medical Centre #07-14
6 Napier Road, S 258499

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Professional Statement

Besides practicing Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Dr Constance Lo Pau Lin has an interest in sleep disorders and sleep related breathing disorders.  She has experience in ultrasound guided pleural drainage, diagnostic and therapeutic medical thoracoscopy. She also has a keen interest in the advancing technology of non-invasive ventilation. |

Dr Lo is often invited to teach in both local and regional meetings. For example, she was involved in the 1st Asia Pacific region conference of the International Union against TB and Lung Disease, 2007, 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Bronchology July 2007, Pleura and Pleuroscopy Workshop, 2010, and Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Congress, 2009.
 

What I do

Dr Constance Lo Pau Lin provides clinical services such as:
- Respiratory Medicine
- Intensive Care Medicine
- Interventional Pulmonology
- Medical Thoracoscopy
- Sleep Disorders

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien

Respiratory Physician
 

C T Yeo Respiratory & Medical Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #09-18
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien is a Respiratory Physician practicing at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He is also a Consultant Pulmonologist. 

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien returned from London to Singapore in 1991, and served as Consultant (Respiratory Medicine) at the Singapore General Hospital right till he left for Private Practice in 1993. He played a major role in setting up the Department of Respiratory Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital, training Postgraduate Doctors in the field of Respiratory Medicine. He started SGH Asthma Clinic and Education Centre (ACEC) in 1993 and he was also Founder Member of Asthma Association (Singapore) in 1993, and served actively in the association for 10 years. During this period, he had been President of the association in the years 1994/1995; 1999/2000 and 2000/2001.

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien is also a full member of the Academy of Medicine since 1990 and had been on the Academy of Medicine’s Roll of Specialists for Respiratory Medicine since 1993. He is bilingual, and speaks English and Mandarin.

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien sits on the Committee of Postgraduate Training and Education at the Singapore General Hospital from 1991 to 1993. He was also Advance Training Supervisor in Respiratory Medicine, Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 1992 and 1993.

Besides the Asthma Association, Dr Yeo Chor Tzien is also an active member of the Singapore Thoracic Society since 1988. He sits on the Organizing Committee on Seminar on Bronchial Asthma by the Singapore Thoracic Society in 1989. He also sits on the Organizing Committee for the Third Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Respirology in 1993, when the event was hosted in Singapore.

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien was a Steering Committee Member of ARIAP (Asthma Reality & Insights in Asia Pacific) Study. This is a major study of asthmatic trends in the Asia Pacific Region, and many papers from this study had been published in various International Journals in Respiratory Medicine.

Dr Yeo specializes in Airway Diseases and Lung Function Studies. He is particularly well known for the condition of Bronchial Asthma. He had published numerous articles, research studies and reports in peer-reviewed journals, and had lectured widely on the subject of Pulmonology and Airway Diseases at both local and at international conferences/seminars.

What I do

Dr Yeo Chor Tzien provides clinical services, such as:
* Medical care in the diagnosis and treatment for a full range of respiratory diseases
* Common diagnostic procedures include lung function testing (spirometry and diffusion
   studies, histamine challenge test, exercise induced asthma testing)
* Pleural aspiration (chest tap) and pleural biopsy
* Bronchoscopy and biopsy and sleep studies (to diagnose obstructive sleep apnoea)
* Chest X-rays
* CT Scan of the thorax
* PET (positron emission tomography) scans
*  Chest tap and chest tube insertion 
*  Pleurodesis (injection of chemicals into the pleural space to prevent
    re-accumulation of fluid)
* Insertion of various types of bronchial stents (to open up contricted airways or close up persistent air-leaks)

Dr Peter Yan

Cardiologist
 

Peter Yan Cardiology Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #04-10

6 Napier Road, S 258499

Peter Yan Cardiology Clinic
Mt E Medical Centre #06-01/ 02

3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Peter Yan graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) with Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 1976. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and obtained his master of  Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1981. He then went on completing his Fellowship in Cardiology at the Alfred Hospital Melbourne, Australia where he sub-specialised in the field of Coronary Intervention in 1986.

Dr Yan was an Associate Professor in Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiac Department of National University Hospital, Singapore. He is also a member of the American Heart Association (Clinical Cardiology, Cardiopulmonary Critical Care and Epidemiology). Dr Yan sits on numerous International Advisory Board on lipids, hypertension, anti-platelet and anti-coagulation therapy, coronary interventional devices and innovations.

What I do

Dr Peter Yan provides clinical services such as:
- Specialist Consultation
- Cardiovascular Screening Programs - including high risk cardiovascular assessment
- Coronary angiography
- Balloon angioplasty
- Coronary stenting
- Permanent Pacemaker Implantation
- Right and Left Heart Catheterisation
- Emergency Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for heart attack

Dr Reginald Liew

Cardiologist
 

The Harley Street Clinic Heart Specialists
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Blk #02-38/41
6A Napier Road, S 258500

The Harley Street Clinic Heart Specialists
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #07-41
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Reginald Liew is a Cardiologist practicing at Gleneagles Hospital. He is widely recognized both regionally and internationally in the field of heart rhythm problems and was involved in some of the early pioneering clinical studies in the UK validating the use of 3D-mapping systems to treat complex heart rhythm problems. He has mentored many cardiologists in the UK, Singapore and the surrounding region in performing cardiac electrophysiology (EP) procedures and regularly proctors EP cases in neighbouring countries.

Dr Reginald Liew received his UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2008 and was appointed consultant cardiologist at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) in 2008 and senior consultant in 2012. Dr Liew was elected Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) in 2010 and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) in 2012.

Dr Reginald Liew has a strong track record in both clinical and translational research and was formerly deputy director of the Research and Development Unit at NHCS. His research interests include atrial fibrillation, sudden cardiac death and the use of stem cells in cardiovascular disease. Dr Dr Reginald Liew was awarded the prestigious British Heart Foundation Junior Research Fellowship from 2000 to 2003 and obtained a PhD from Imperial College London for his research on the arrhythmic actions of oestrogens on the heart.

Dr Reginald Liew holds an academic position as assistant professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore where he continues to teach and mentor medical students. He is the course organizer for the cardiovascular component of the first-year normal body course. He has presented his research and been invited to be guest speaker at many national and international meetings and has published over 100 papers and abstracts in high impact peer-reviewed journals.

He is currently the Associate Editor for Heart and the ASEAN Heart Journal and is also a member of the Research Committee for the Singapore Heart Foundation and the Basic Science Committee of the Asian Pacific Heart Rhythm Society. He is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital. 

What I do

Dr Reginald Liew provides clinical services such as:
- ECG
- Coronary Angiography
- Stent Insertion
- Pacemaker Implantation
- Catheter Ablation
- Exercise Treadmill Test
- Cardiac Computed Tomography
- Electrophysiological (EP) Study
- Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
- Valve Replacement and Repair
- Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
- Aneurysm Repair
- Thoracic surgery
- Cardiac Screening

Dr Brian Khoo Chung Hoe

Cardiologist
 

Nobel Heart Centre
Mt. Alvernia Medical Centre
Block A #01-03
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

Professional Statement

Dr Brian Khoo is a Cardiologist at Nobel Heart Centre in Mount Alvernia Medical Centre A.

He completed his MB ChB in 1998 at the Queen’s University of Belfast, UK and MRCP in 2002 at the Royal College of Physicians, UK.

Dr Brian Khoo is a multilingual and speaks several languages such as English, Malay, Mandarin and  Cantonese.

His works involves Arrhythmia Evaluation and Management, CT Coronary Angiogram, Heart Failure Disease Management Program, Chest Pain Evaluation and Management and Preventative Cardiovascular Screening.

Dr Brian Khoo underwent Advanced Specialist Training in Cardiology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and obtained specialist accreditation in Cardiology from the Ministry of Health & Singapore Medical Council in 2006. He furthered his studies by spending a year in interventional cardiology, under Dr Neal Kleiman at the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Centre and Dr Ken Fujise at the University of Texas Medical Branch, USA. He is the only doctor in Singapore to have been accepted to the United States-based Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s sponsorship programme as an interventional cardiology fellow.

On his return, Dr Brian Khoo helped to set up the Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention service at the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. This 24-hour service has significantly improved survival rates in heart attack patients by reducing the “door to balloon” time – the period from the moment a patient comes in through the A&E to the time coronary blood flow is achieved – to below 90 minutes.

Dr  Brian Khoo has been actively involved in teaching undergraduates and post graduates medical and nursing students, and was a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, instructor for advance cardiac life support (ACLS) and Core Clinical Faculty member for cardiology in National Healthcare Group Cardiology Residency Programme.

He had also participated in numerous researches and was the principal investigator for the hospital in many international randomized controlled trials involving patients with cardiac disease.

What I do

Dr Brian Khoo provides clinical services such as:
- Preventative cardiovascular screening
- Screening for athletes and those wanting to participate in vigorous exercise
- Chest pain evaluation and management
- Arrhythmia evaluation and management
- Heart failure disease management
- Electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Carotid intima-media thickness
- Exercise treadmill test
- Transthoracic echocardiogram (2D Echo)
- Exercise stress echocardiogram
- Dobutamine stress echocardiogram
- 24-hour ECG monitoring
- 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring
- Cornoary calcium scan
- CT coronary angiogram
- Diagnostic invasive coronary angiogram
- Percutaneous coronary intervention (balloon angioplasty and stent implantation)

Dr Victor Lim Yen Teak

Cardiologist
 

Heart Partners Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #03-09
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Victor Lim Yen Teak obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (with Commendations) from the University of Glasgow, UK in 1993.  He became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK in 1997, a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (Cardiology) in 2003 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) in 2007.  His subspecialty is Interventional Cardiology (coronary angioplasty and stenting)

Dr Victor Lim underwent his Interventional Cardiology training at the National Heart Centre Singapore and did his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the Sieburg Heart Centre, Germany from 2004-2005.   

What I do

Dr Victor Lim Yen Teak provides clinical services such as:
- Interventional Cardiology
- General Cardiac Assessment & Screening
- General Health & Cardiac Health Blood Profile testing
- ECG, Treadmill stress testing, Echocardiography
- Carotid artery intima-media thickness scanning
- Diagnostic Coronary Angiography
- Coronary Angioplasty & Stenting

Dr Lee Yeow Hian

Respiratory Physician
 

Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre # 08-27

38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Lee Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Blk D #05-58
820 Thomson Road
Singapore 574623

Professional Statement

Dr. Lee Yeow Hian is a Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician, and Intensive Care Specialist currently practicing at the Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.

Dr Lee graduated with honours from the Faculty of Medicine at the Queen’s University of Belfast in 1997. He underwent his basic medical training in the United Kingdom and subsequently became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK). Following that, Dr Lee embarked upon his advanced training in Respiratory Medicine in Alexandra Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore.

Dr Lee was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program Award to pursue a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney where he trained under world leaders in Sleep Medicine such as Professor Ron Grunstein. He obtained his Masters degree in Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2007, where he worked with another doyen in field, Professor Colin Sullivan, the inventor of CPAP (Continuous Airway Pressure) therapy. This makes him one of the few Sleep Medicine Specialists in Singapore who are registered with the Singapore Medical Council.

Since returning to Singapore, Dr. Lee was appointed as the principle physician-in-charge of the sleep laboratory in Alexandra Hospital and subsequently in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Prior to setting up his private practice, Dr Lee was a Consultant in the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine in Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he was instrumental in developing its sleep services. He continues to be a visting consultant and helms the sleep services in both Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

Dr Lee is accredited as a specialist in intensive care medicine by the Ministry of Health in Singapore and was appointed as a trainer in intensive care medicine by the joint committee on specialist training.

Dr. Lee is recognised for his expertise in Sleep Medicine and has been invited to speak at major scientific conferences internationally as well as in the region, including the World Congress of Sleep Apnoea in Seoul in 2009. He is passionate about the education and professional development of Sleep Medicine Professionals and has been involved in the training of sleep physicians and technologists in Singapore as well as in the region.

What I do

Dr Lee Yeow Hian provides clinical services such as:
- Sleep Clinic
- Sleep Disorders
- Sleep - Breathing Disorders
- Airway Disorders
- Lung Disorders
- Respiratory Failure
- Occupational Lung diseases
- Intensive Care Medicine

Dr Kenneth Chan

Respiratory Physician
 

Respiratory Medical Associates
Gleneagles Medical Centre #07-14
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Respiratory Medical Associates
Mt. E Novena Specialist Ctr #04-33
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Kenneth Chan is a respiratory physician practicing at Gleneagles Medical Centre practicing at Gleneagles Medical Centre. He completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1995. He then obtained the Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and the MRCP (UK) in 1999. Dr Chan then went on to specialty training in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital.

In 2004, he holds the European Diploma in Intensive Care. Dr Kenneth Chan was also the President of the Singapore Thoracic Society in 2005 and 2006 and an active executive committee member till 2008. He is also currently the President of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Chan has a clinical interest in Evidence-based Medicine and has directed and conducted several courses in this area. He is also regularly invited to lecture and teach at the annual Asia-Pacific Evidence-based Medicine Conference and Workshop. He has done some research in the areas of intensive care, mechanical ventilation and acute respiratory distress syndrome and has published in international journals such as CHEST and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr Kenneth Chan provides clinical services such as: intensive care medicine and bronchoscopy. He is well-versed with many cutting-edge technologies, including high-frequency oscillatory ventilation, extra-corporeal 
membrane oxygenation and advanced bronchoscopic techniques such as endobronchial ultrasound.

What I do

Dr. Kenneth Chan provides clinical services such as:
- Diagnosis & management of respiratory conditions
- Respiratory Medicine
- Intensive Care Medicine
- Bronchoscopy
- Smoking Cessation

Dr Daniel Yeo Poh Shuan

Cardiologist
 

Apex Heart Clinic
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block Suite  #04-37
6A Napier Road, S 258500

Professional Statement

Dr Daniel Yeo Poh Shuan obtained his Medical Degree (MBBS) from the University of Western Australia in 1999.  He obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 2004 and completed Advanced Specialty Training in Cardiology in 2007.  In 2008, he was awarded the Ministry of Health, Singapore, Health Manpower Development Programme Scholarship to pursue a Fellowship in Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, which he completed in 2009.  He obtained Testamur status in the National Board of Echocardiography ASCeXAM in 2009, and obtained full certification as a Diplomate in the ASCeXAM in 2012. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, in 2011. He was elected a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology in 2013.
Dr Yeo has been Consultant and the Head of Heart Failure Service at Tan Tock Seng Hospital since 2008.   During the SARS outbreak in 2003, he was one of the doctors who cared for the SARS patients.  For his dedicated service, he was awarded a Courage Star Award by the Singapore Government.
Dr Yeo is one of the few cardiologists in Singapore who are specially trained in Heart Failure and certified by the USA National Board of Echocardiography. His passion is to understand the patient’s concerns and to care for the patient as a unique individual.  He practices evidence-based and collaborative medicine so as to achieve the best possible results for his patients, and ultimately achieve a healthy heart.

What I do

Dr Daniel Yeo Poh Shuan provides clinical services such as:
- General Cardiology
- Heart Failure
- Echocardiology

Dr Chuang Hsuan Hung

Cardiologist
 

Asian Heart & Vascular Centre
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#08-58/63
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Gleneagles Medical Centre #04-13
6 Napier Road
Singapore 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Chuang Hsuan Hung is a cardiologist practicing at Gleneagles and Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. His work involves heart failure and heart transplant intensive care, genetic heart diseases and sudden cardiac death.

He graduated with Bachelor of Medicine of Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 1994. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital, and subsequently obtained the Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine from the National University of Singapore in 2000. In the same year, he was admitted as Member to both the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom and of London. Dr Chuang Hsuan Hung is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Hokkien and Teochew. He is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Parkway East Hospital.

Dr Chuang Hsuan Hung is also a member of several organizations, such as: American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, American College of Chest Physicians, American Heart Association, and American College of Sports Medicine. 

What I do

Dr Chuang Hsuan Hung provides the treatment and diagnosis of:
- Congenital heart defects
- Coronary artery disease
- Valvular heart disease, electrophysiology
- Cardiovascular disease
- Cardiomyopathy
- Cardiac imaging
- Heart failure
- Heart transplant intensive care
- Genetic heart diseases

Dr Bernard Kwok

Cardiologist
 

Bernard Kwok Cardiology Clinic 
Farrer Park Medical Centre #07-18
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Professional Statement

Dr Bernard Kwok is a Cardiologist at Bernard Kwok Cardiology Clinic in Farrer Park Medical Centre.

He completed his MBBS IN 1990 at the National University of Singapore, MRCP (Int Med) in 1996 at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK and M Med (Int Med) in 1996 at the National University of Singapore.

Dr Bernard Kwok is effectively bilingual in English and Chinese and is conversant in spoken Bahasa. In addition, he speaks 3 dialects fluently (Cantonese, Hokkien & Teochew). His works involves Cardiac Stress Testing, Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription, Heart Health Screening, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY and CT Coronary Angiography and Calcium Scoring.

Dr Bernard Kwok established the Singapore's first multi-disciplinary Heart Failure Programme at the National Heart Centre of Singapore. He was the Director of the Programme, and continues to care for patients with advanced heart failure and heart transplant recipients as a Visiting Consultant at the National Heart Centre Singapore. With a strong interest in exercise physiology, he is an Exercise Specialist accredited by American College of Sports Medicine.

He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He is the current Governor of the Singapore Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, and a Past President of the Singapore Cardiac Society (2011-2013).

What I do

Dr Bernard Kwok provides clinical services such as:
* Cardiology consultation and heart health screening
* Echocardiography (trans-thoracic and trans-esophageal)
* Ambulatory ECG and blood pressure monitoring
* Exercise testing and exercise prescription
* Cardiac stress testing (echocardiographic and adionuclide)
* CT coronary angiography and calcium scoring
* Invasive coronary angiography and angioplasty (stenting)

Dr Jim Teo Yeow Kwan

Respiratory Physician
 

The Respiratory Practice
Lung Asthma Cough Allergy
Mt. Alvernia Medical Centre
Block D #06-56
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

The Respiratory Practice
Lung Asthma Cough Allergy
Parkway East Medical Centre
#03-05B
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989

Professional Statement

Dr Jim Teo Yeow Kwan graduated from the National University of Singapore with M.B.B.S.  He subsequently did his training in Internal Medicine and obtained the M.R.C.P (UK) and M.Med (Internal Medicine). He was further trained in Respiratory Medicine & Intensive Care Medicine in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). He is Fellow of Academy of Medicine (Chapter of Respiratory Physicians) and Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians.

Dr Jim Teo furthered his advanced training in intensive care medicine as a Fellow at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Australia under Professor Peter Vernon van Heerden, President of College of Intensive Care Medicine. Currently, he is a member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and had obtained his European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine (EDIC).

Prior to joining Mt Alvernia Hospital, he was a Consultant in the Department of Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine in TTSH. He managed patients in the medical intensive care unit (MICU), including critically ill cases from the recent outbreak of H1N1 and patients from Johns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Centre. He also initiated the first bedside percutaneous tracheostomy in the MICU.

Dr Jim Teo is an Intensive Care Medicine trainer appointed by the Specialist Training Committee in Singapore. He was an instructor for Intensive Care Medicine courses in various public hospitals. He was also a Clinical Teacher with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Currently, he is an instructor for courses such as Basic Cardiac Life Support Course, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course and Fundamental Critical Care Support Course.

For his achievements in the public sector, he was awarded Courage Star Award in 2003 for his contribution during the SARS outbreak. He was awarded TTSH Excellent Service Award in 2006 and TTSH 10 Year Long Service Award in 2009.

Dr Jim Teo is experienced in the clinical management of patients with lung tumours, pneumonia, asthma, chronic cough, interstitial lung disease, sleep disorders and non-invasive ventilation.

Currently, Dr Jim Teo sits in various medical committees in Mt Alvernia Hospital, including the Medical Advisory Board, Quality Assurance and Continuous Medical Education. He is also the chairman of the Critical Care Unit and the Operation Theatre Committee. He also sits on the Medical Advisory Board in Fortis Surgical Hospital and chairs the OT, ICU and Code Blue Committee.


What I do

Dr Jim Teo Yeow Kwan provides clinical services such as:
- Bronchoscopy and lung biopsy
- Pleural drain and biopsy
- Lung Function Test
- Exercised-induced asthma test 
- Exhaled nitric oxide assessment
- Allergy skin test
- Immunotherapy
- Lung cancer screening
- Smoking cessation
- Sleep studies
- Non-invasive ventilation
- Home ventilator management
- Intensive care (ICU)
- General Medicine
- Vaccination and Health screening

Dr Soon Chao Yang

Cardiologist
 

The Heart Doctors Clinic
Mt Alvernia Hospital Medical Centre
Block D #05-56
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

The Heart Doctors Clinic
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block #04-37
6A Napier Road
Singapore 258500

Professional Statement

Dr Soon Chao Yang graduated from University of Otago, New Zealand in 1997.  He has worked and trained extensively in New Zealand and United Kingdom before completing his training in the field of cardiology at National University Hospital Singapore, in 2004.

Dr Soon is one of a select few cardiologists to receive formal training in interventional cardiology, as well as peripheral vascular intervention at the prestigious Methodist DeBakey Heart Centre (Baylor College of Medicine) and Texas Heart Institute, Houston,United State of America. He is board eligible for interventional cardiology in the US.

Dr Soon is a fellow of American College of Cardiology, Royal College of Physician (UK), College of Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology and Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Prior to private practice, he has vast experience in the management of cardiac emergencies at various public hospital including National University Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He has also been an active investigator in several international trials in the last decade and has published on various cardiology topics in peer reviewed international journals. He is a regular invited faculty at both local and international cardiology meetings.

What I do

Dr Soon Chao Yang provides clinical services such as:
- Invasive Coronary Angiography and Stenting
- Coronary Heart Disease Management
- Valvular Disease Assessment and Management
- Vascular Disease Assessment and Management
- Abnormal Heart Rhythm Assessment and Management
- Cardiovascular Risk Factors Assessment and Management
- General Medicine
- Health Screening

Dr Jeremy Chow

Cardiologist
 

Asian Heart & Vascular Centre
Mt.  Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#10-54/55
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Asian Heart & Vascular Centre
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #17-08
3 Mt Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Asian Heart & Vascular Centre
Gleneagles Medical Centre #04-13
6 Napier Road
Singapore 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Jeremy Chow graduated with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 2001. He completed his basic specialist training in Internal Medicine and obtained the Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine from the National University of Singapore in 2006. In the same year, he was admitted as Member to both the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom and the Royal College of Physicians of London.

Dr Chow is a certified cardiologist since 2010 upon completion of his advanced specialist training in Cardiology at Changi General Hospital and National Heart Centre of Singapore. He was awarded a scholarship from the Ministry of Health, Singapore under the Health Manpower Development Plan for further specialisation in cardiac implantable electronic devices and electrophysiology in Germany. He completed his fellowship under the mentorship of Dr Johannes Sperzel, a leading cardiac electrophysiologist in Kerckhoff Klinik, Bad Nauheim. Dr Chow sub- specialized in complex cardiac device management including cardiac resynchronization therapy, complex lead management and extractions, electrophysiology and ablations including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. During his fellowship, he was involved in the research and application of numerous state-of- the-art device implantations and ablations.

Dr Chow is a highly skilled cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. He performed all his diagnostic coronary angiography via radial approach including complex coronary intervention. He has also performed numerous electrophysiology studies and ablations with both radiofrequency and cryotherapy including atrial fibrillation. He is also a very experienced implanter for cardiac implantable electronic devices. This includes all pacemakers and defibrillators (ICD) of which more than 120 were cardiac resynchronization therapy devices (CRT-D). In particular, Dr Chow has vast experience with implanting the state-of- the art multipolar left ventricular lead for cardiac resynchronization therapy and in managing complex cardiac device upgrades and lead extractions.

Prior to his current appointment as a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Gleneagles Hospital, Mt. Elizabeth Hospital and Mt.Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Dr Chow held the position of Consultant Cardiologist in Changi General Hospital and is a Visiting Consultant at the National Heart Centre, Singapore. He was also a Clinical Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore from 2006 till 2013. He is currently still a Visiting Consultant with National University Hospital Singapore.

Dr Chow has vested interest in clinical research and has made significant contributions to cardiology education and training. His publications and presentations ranged from interventional cardiology to cardiac electrophysiology and complex cardiac device management. He was the first Singaporean to be interviewed by theHeart.org, the leading clinical cardiology website, for his research on trans-radial coronary intervention in ST elevation myocardial infarction in Asian during the 32 nd Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) annual scientific meeting. He is also reviewer in numerous high impact cardiology journals and continues to share his experience and knowledge as speaker during numerous international and local cardiology meetings.

He is currently a member of the Singapore Medical Association, Singapore Cardiac Society, and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Chapter of Cardiologists. He is also a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and ASEAN College of Cardiology and an active member in numerous international associations including the Heart Rhythm Society, European Heart Rhythm Association and Asian-Pacific Heart Rhythm Association . He is currently a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) by the Heart Rhythm Society, USA.

Dr Chow also has special interest in the management of atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention and is participates actively as a member of Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation (SPAF) association. His other clinical interests include the management of supraventricular tachycardias and outflow tract ventricular tachycardias as well as cardiac device management for symptomatic bradycardias and sudden cardiac death prevention.

What I do

Dr Jeremy Chow provides clinical services such as:
- Implanting cardiac electronic devices – pacemakers & defibrillators
- Cardiac device management
- Manage atrial fibrillation and stoke prevention
- Manage arrhythmias
- Perform coronary angiography

Adjunct A/Prof Paul T L Chiam

Cardiologist
 

The Heart and Vascular Centre
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
#08-06
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Paul T L Chiam is a Cardiologist whose sub-specialization is in Interventional Cardiology. He was previously a Senior Consultant at the Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore and was also Adjunct Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

He graduated on the Dean’s List with the MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1996, and obtained MRCP (UK) in February 2001 and MMed (NUS) in June 2001, where he was awarded the Gordon Ransome Gold Medal.

Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Paul Chiam joined the Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore in 2002. In 2006 – 2008,he underwent an 18-month Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the Lenox Hill Heart And Vascular Institute of New York, specializing in complex coronary angioplasty, carotid artery stenting, peripheral artery angioplasty, and structural heart disease (heart valve) interventions, and spent a further three months training in intracranial angioplasty and stenting at the Department of Endovascular Neurosurgery, University of Buffalo, State University of New York.

Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Paul Chiam performed the first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) in Asia in 2009, and led the TAVR program at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He serves as a consultant and proctor to help train new Asian centres beginning their TAVR programs.

Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Paul Chiam has been invited as a Guest Faculty and Speaker to major international cardiovascular conferences and as a Case Operator to conduct workshops in various countries. He has also published widely in peer-reviewed journals.

Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Paul Chiam is currently the Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (APSIC). He is also a Member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Peripheral Vascular Disease Section Leadership Council.

What I do

Dr Paul T L Chiam provides clinical services such as:
General Cardiology
- Screening
- ECG
- Treadmill Stress Test
- Echocardiography
- Holter (24 hour ECG)
- 24 Hour Blood Pressure

Interventional Cardiology
- Transradial coronary artery angioplasty
- Complex percutaneous coronary artery angioplasty
- Heart valve disease interventions
- Peripheral artery disease interventions
- Carotid angioplasty & stenting
- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement/implant (TAVR/TAVI)

Dr Yap Wee See

Respiratory Physician / Internist
 

Yap Wee See Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#08-27
38 Irrawaddy Road Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Yap Wee See is a respiratory physician internist practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. He obtained his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and completed MRCP (Int Med) in the United Kingdom, then FAMS from Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2001. He has special interests in respiratory, intensive care and internal medicine.

Dr Yap Wee See was the Head of Department and Senior Consultant of the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), from 2011 to 2014, before he set up his practice in Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital in July 2014.

Dr Yap Wee was awarded The Commendation Medal by the Prime Minister's Office Singapore. The Medal is awarded to a person who has distinguished himself through commendable performance and conduct, or significant efficiency, competence and devotion to duty. He also received the Healthcare Award on 25 May 2009 from President S R Nathan.

In 2003, Dr Yap Wee See was at the front line, battling the SARS epidemic. As a Senior Consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, he worked in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) wards, courageously administering treatment to severely affected SARS patients.

Dr Yap Wee See speaks several languages, such as: English, Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien and Cantonese.

What I do

Dr Yap We See provides treatments for following conditions:
- Lung Cancer
- Snoring & Sleep Disorders
- Chronic Cough & Breathlessness
- Bronchial Asthma
- Smoking & COPD
- Pneumonia & Tuberculosis
- Abnormal Chest  X-ray
- Lung Function Assessment
- Laser, Stenting & Other Bronchoscopic  Intervention of Lung Disorders
- Intensive Care Medicine