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Myocardial Ischemia

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Dr Dinesh Nair

Cardiologist
21 years of experience

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
21 years of experience

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 Daniel Yeo Poh Shuan

Cardiologist
18 years of experience

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 Peter Yan

Cardiologist
31 years of experience

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
20 years of experience

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 Victor Lim Yen Teak

Cardiologist
24 years of experience

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 Brian Khoo Chung Hoe

Cardiologist
19 years of experience

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)

Adjunct A/Prof Paul T L Chiam

Cardiologist
21 years of experience

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 V P Nair

Cardiologist
51 years of experience

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 The Nair Cair & medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospitals, Singapore. His work involves caring for patients through interventional cardiology and implantations of stents.

Upon his graduation (MBBS, 1966), 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 (Cardiology) in 1981.

Dr V P Nair also became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Ireland) and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London). In the years following he was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK), Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (USA), Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (USA) and Fellow European Society of Cardiology (Europe).

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

Dr V P Nair is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam. He has received Most Outstanding Malayalee Award in 1994, PBM - Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Singapore) 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 Jeremy Chow

Cardiologist
16 years of experience

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

Dr Soon Chao Yang

Cardiologist
20 years of experience

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 Wong Wui Min

Cardiologist
26 years of experience

W M Wong Cardiac & Medical Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #10-10
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Wong Wui Min is a Cardiologist, practicing at The W M Wong Cardiac & Medical Clinic, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He has a special interest in Interventional Cardiology.

Dr Wong Wui Min completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore. He was also inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physician and a Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He was a Senior Consultant Cardiologist at The Cardiac Department of the National University Hospital, Singapore from February 1991 to July 1993.

Dr Wong Wui Min is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital. He is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Dialects, and Malay.Dr Wong Wui Min has a special interest in Interventional Cardiology.

What I do

Dr Wong Wui Min provides clinical services such as:
* Heart failure
* Chest pains
* Shortness of breath
* Cardiology Consultation
* Cardiology Emergency Treatment
* Cardiology Follow up
* Cardiovascular Screening Visit
* Chest Pain Treatment
* Cardiac Health Screening
* Cardiography

Dr Stanley Chia

Cardiologist
19 years of experience

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

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

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

Professional Statement

Dr Stanley Chia is an experienced interventional cardiologist and physician with expertise in managing complex coronary artery disease and a variety of cardiovascular conditions. Dr Chia currently runs his clinical practice at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre and Gleneagles Medical Centre. He is a visiting consultant at National Heart Centre Singapore, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital.

Dr Chia was awarded the British Heart Foundation Scholarship Scheme and Junior Research Fellowship to undertake cardiovascular medicine research in a Doctorate program at the University of Edinburgh from 2000 – 2002 under the supervision of Professor Keith Fox and Professor David Newby. He completed his cardiology advanced specialty training at the National Heart Centre Singapore and has been certified as a Specialist in Cardiology since 2006.

Dr Chia was a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and interventional cardiology fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, United States. During this period, he worked with eminent researchers and pioneers in interventional cardiology such as Harvard professors, Dr Igor Palacios and Dr Ik-Kyung Jang. He presented and published his research on advanced intravascular imaging techniques such as optical coherence tomography that provided insight into the development of coronary artery disease. He further developed his clinical expertise in interventional cardiology and specialized in structural heart and coronary interventional procedures.

Prior to leaving for private practice, he was a senior consultant cardiologist and interventional cardiologist at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He was concurrently clinical senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine and Program Director of the Cardiology Residency Program.

He is a highly skilled interventional cardiologist who has performed more than 3000 invasive coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures. He is experienced in managing complex cardiovascular disease and difficult coronary interventional procedures, such as left main disease, chronic total occlusions and calcified lesions. He specializes in performing coronary angiography and intervention using both the radial artery and femoral approach. He is an expert in using intravascular imaging, optical coherence tomography imaging, rotablation and complex bifurcation intervention techniques.

Dr Chia made significant contributions to cardiology education and training. Currently, he is the deputy chairman of the SingHealth Institution Research Ethics Committee, and previously also served as a member of the National Medical Research Council Scientific Review Panel. He has published extensively on cardiovascular research in international peer-reviewed journals. He continues to play a major role in organizing and speaking at numerous international and local cardiology conferences.

What I do

Dr Stanley Chia provides clinical services such as:
- General cardiology
- Interventional Cardiology
- Cardiac Investigations
- Implantable Devices

Dr Chuang Hsuan Hung

Cardiologist
23 years of experience

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
27 years of experience

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 Koo Chee Choong

Cardiologist
41 years of experience

Koo Cardiac Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #02-15
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Koo Chee Choong is a Cardiologist practicing at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He completed his MB BCh from the University of Belfast, United Kingdom in 1976. He was previously a Consultant Cardiologist in Singapore General Hospital and a Project Advisor to Ngee Ann Technological Institute for development of ECG Devices (1994).

He has received several awards, such as: Allison Prize for Neurology in 1976, HMDP Scholarship training for pacing in Melbourne (1985-1986), HMDP Scholarship training for electrophysiology in Westmead, Sydney (1986-1987), and D.P.M.B (DATO) Brunei in 1984.

Dr Koo Chee Chong is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Malay, Hakka, Hokkien, and Cantonese. He is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. Dr Koo Chee Chong is a member of Critical Care Community in Gleneagles Hospital. 

What I do

Dr Koo Chee Chong provides the treatment and diagnosis of:
-  Congenital heart defects
- Coronary artery disease
- Valvular heart disease, electrophysiology
- Cardiovascular disease
- Cardiomyopathy
- Cardiac imaging

Dr Shwe Tin

Cardiologist
 

Myat Saydanar Medical Center
Excelsior Hotel & Shopping Centre #02-24
5 Coleman Street
Singapore 179805

Professional Statement

Dr Shwe Tin is a Cardiologist practicing at the Myat Saydanar Medical Center, in the Excelsior Hotel & Shopping Centre. He is trilingual and speaks English, Burmese, and Mandarin. 

Dr Shwe Tin completed his MBBS from the University of Rangoon, Myanmar in 1958, MRCP - Internal Medicine from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdom in 1964 and MRCP - Internal Medicine from Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, United Kingdom in 1965.

His clinic services involve ECG, Exercise ECG, Chest Xray, All Xrays, Angiograms, PET Scans, and MRIs, amongst others.

What I do

Dr Shwe Tin provides clinical services such as:

* ECG
* Exercise ECG
* Health Screenings (X-Rays)
* Angiogram
* PET Scan
* MRI

Dr Lim Ing Haan

Cardiologist
22 years of experience

Lim Ing Haan Cardiology Clinic
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre #04-02
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Lim Ing Haan obtained her MBBS degree in National University of Singapore in 1995. After completing her basic specialist training in Internal Medicine at TTSH and NUH, Dr Lim became Member of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) in 2001, and proceeded to advanced specialist training in Cardiology in 2001. Her general cardiology fellowship was completed in Tan Tock Seng Hospital between 2001-4. This was followed by training in Interventional cardiology in National University Hospital in 2004 and in Duke University Medical Centre in 2005-6 under the HMDP scholarship from Ministry of Health.

She attained board eligibility in ACGME ( Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ) accredited Interventional Cardiology centres in USA in 2006. In recognition of her professional and research achievements, Dr Lim was inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine ( Cardiology), Fellow of Medicine in Cardiology (Singapore), Royal College of Physicians (UK), Fellow of American
College of Cardiology in 2009 and Fellow of The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (USA) in 2010. Duke University Medical Centre, where she received training in the latest advances in the field including Excimer Laser Atherectomy, Rotational Atherectomy, Percutaneous valve repairs was ranked amongst the top 3 Best Hospitals for Cardiology in USA. There she was involved in performing angioplasty and stenting for high risk and complex cases transferred to Duke from 11 referral hospitals in North Carolina, USA.  Dr Lim mostly practice radial angioplasty where the access is the radial artery in the wrist rather than the femoral artery. This technique cuts down bleeding risk almost to nil and is only practiced in 1.3% of all angioplasties in US and in Singapore. She was the Director of the Cardiac Interventional Laboratories in TTSH in 2008-9 and helped set up the 24 hour, 7 days a week acute heart attack Interventional service together with the busiest Emergency Department in Singapore in 2008.

Her cardiology experience spanned more than 10 years. Besides complex coronary intervention, including treatment of chronic total occlusion and saphenous vein grafts, Dr Lim's interests include peripheral intervention of lower limb and renal arteries, sports cardiology, preventive cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation, as well as non-invasive and invasive multimodality cardiac imaging. Dr Lim also offers percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty to patients who have severe rheumatic mitral stenosis.

Dr Lim maintains a keen interest in research and teaching. She was the Commissioning Editor of HeartAsia, published by BMJ, in 2009. She is still heavily involved in both undergraduate and post graduate teaching. Currently she is an Adjunct Faculty with the Duke–NUS School of Medicine and is still involved in weekly post graduate subspecialty training in Interventional Cardiology in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Dr Lim has published many research papers in internationally recognised scientific journals. She is an active member of the SCAI (The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions) based in Washington, which develops quality standards and guidelines for credentialing, safety and quality in interventional cardiology worldwide.

Dr Lim Ing Haan travels frequently to Myanmar, Vietnam, China and Indonesia to give talks to patients and cardiologists on the topics in cardiology.

Dr Lim Ing Haan is accredited to admit patients and perform angioplasty and stenting in Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Raffles Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital and National University Hospital. Dr Lim Ing Haan's achievements are recognised both locally and internationally. She has been invited as faculty to participate in many local and international interventional cardiology meetings, including AsiaPCR/SingLive, AICT and Kamakura Course in Japan.
  

What I do

Dr Lim Ing Haan provides clinical services such as:
Procedure Focus:
- Cardiac catheterization
- Coronary imaging –Intravascular ultrasound, OCT, OFDI
- Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting , including rotablation and insertion of BVS (Bioabsorbable Vascular Scaffold)
- Peripheral Intervention
- Renal Denervation

Dr Lim Tai Tian

Cardiologist
31 years of experience

Dr TT Lim Cardiology Clinic
Paragon #17-10
290 Orchard Road, S 238859

Professional Statement

Dr. Lim Tai Tian’s subspecialty within cardiology is in the field of interventional cardiology. He has a special interest in complex angioplasty/stenting procedures.

What I do

Dr. Lim Tai Tian provides clinical services such as:
- General Cardiology
- Interventional Cardiology
- Complex angioplasty procedures
- Complex stenting procedures

Dr Eric Hong Cho Tek

Cardiologist
21 years of experience

EH Heart Specialist Private Limited
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #03-09
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Eric Hong Cho Tek is a Cardiologist practicing at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore. He completed his MB BCh from the National University of Ireland, Ireland in 1996. He has special interests in interventional cardiology (femoral and radial access), sports cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation and nuclear cardiology / non-invasive cardiac imaging including cardiac CT angiography, PET/SPECT imaging.

Dr Eric Hong Cho Tek has received several awards, such as: Health Manpower Development Plan award in cardiology from Ministry of Health, Singapore, NHG Pillar Award Oct in 2008, Clinical Excellence (EXSA) Star 2008, Gold 2007, Hospital Superstar award Feb 2006, Hospital Superstar award in June 2006, Hospital Superstar award in August 2005. He was also awarded with COURAGE award in 2003.

Dr Eric Hong Cho Tek is bilingual and speaks both English and Mandarin. He is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital. He was also a member of Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh. 

What I do

Dr Eric Hong Cho Tek provides clinical services such as:
- Non-invasive cardiac imaging (including cardiac CT angiography, PET/SPECT imaging)
- Interventional cardiology (femoral and radial access)
- Sports cardiology
- Cardiac rehabilitation and nuclear cardiology