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Cardiologists in Singapore You Can Consider

Cardiologists in Singapore

In 2020, cardiovascular diseases were the second most common causes of death in Singapore accounting for 31.7% of total deaths, according to the Singapore Heart Foundation. This works out to almost 1 out of 3 deaths in Singapore is due to stroke or heart diseases. Cancer remains the no.1 killer disease in Singapore.

Many cardiac conditions can be hereditary. It is very important to keep your heart healthy, so if you have a family member who has suffered from or passed away due to heart disease, you should make it a priority to consult a cardiologist.

What is a Cardiologist?

Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the cardiovascular system. They diagnose and treat conditions to do with the heart and blood vessels. They can also specialise in particular fields, such as heart failure, congenital heart defects, or abnormal heart rhythms.

Here are some experienced Cardiologists in Singapore that might help you care for your heart health and other cardiovascular conditions.

Looking for a Cardiologist in Singapore? Here Are Some to Consider

(Note: This list is in no particular order. All information on the doctors are compiled from open source information as of 30 Jun 2022)

Dr Eric Hong Cho Tek 

Introduction 

Dr Eric Hong is one of the very few cardiologists who is formally trained in double clinical fellowships of nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr Eric Hong is one of the longest serving cardiologists in Singapore. Providing medical services for several decades, Dr Eric Hong Cho Tek is widely renowned in the field. His clinic offers a full range of treatments for all hear disease including heart failure, heart disease, and an inclusive rehabilitation for long-term treatment. Dr Hong is an expert in managing several heart-related conditions like cardiac rehabilitation, hypertension, diabetes, and more.

Type of Services 

He has special interests in interventional cardiology (Femoral and Radial access), sports cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation and advanced non- invasive multi-modality cardiac imaging. He is also accredited to perform renal denervation procedure, an emerging therapy for hypertension.

Clinic Details 
EH Heart Specialist Private Limited
3 Mount Elizabeth
#03-09, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Singapore 228510
Tel 6736 1068

Dr Lee Chee Wan 

Introduction 

Dr Lee Chee Wan is a cardiologist practising in Singapore at the Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. Dr Lee is one of the few cardiologists in Singapore with both medical and doctorate degrees. He studied medicine at the University of Sydney under the John Crawford Scholarship Scheme and graduated in 1998 with first class honours. He later completed his postgraduate medical training at the University of Oxford and specialist cardiology training at the University of Cambridge, and also received his Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Cardiology. 

Type of Services 

He is highly experienced in performing implantation of cardiac devices (eg. loop recorder, pacemaker, and defibrillator), catheter ablation, and coronary angiograms (imaging tests that use x-rays to see the body’s blood vessels).

Clinic Details 
Cardiac Centre International
3 Mount Elizabeth
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, #07-04
Singapore 228510
Tel 62531000 

Dr Gerard Leong Kui Toh 

Introduction 

Dr Gerard Leong is a specialist in cardiology trained in the diagnosis and management of various heart related issues. Between 2017 to 2020, Dr Leong was Medical Director at Thomson Cardiology Centre before deciding to set up his own practice. Prior to this, Dr Leong was a senior consultant in the Department of Cardiology in Changi General Hospital (CGH) from 2012-2017 and the Director of the CGH Heart Failure Program since its start in 2006 to 2017. He has more than 15 years of professional experience specializing in heart diseases and treatments.

Type of Services 

He sub-specializes in echocardiography imaging, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy, including cardio-oncology care and resistant hypertension care. He also has a specialty interest in ischemic heart disease, especially appropriate use of stenting or bypass surgery and strategies to reduce the risk of stroke and dementia.

Clinic Details 
Gerard Leong Cardiology Clinic
339 Thomson Road
#05-05, Thomson Medical Centre
Singapore 307677
Tel 67170008

Dr Joshua Loh 

Introduction 

Dr Joshua Loh is the Medical Director at Capital Heart Centre. He is a Senior Consultant Cardiologist and an experienced Interventional Cardiologist. Prior to starting his own practice, Dr Joshua Loh served almost two decades in the public sector. He was a Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Assistant Professor at the National University Heart Centre, and Visiting Consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. Dr Loh’s vast experience ranges from non-invasive cardiac investigations to complex forms of cardiac treatment, and his speciality lies in complex coronary interventional procedures. He received advanced training in Interventional Cardiology and clinical research from the pioneers in the field of Interventional Cardiology at the MedStar Washington Hospital Centre, MedStar Heart Research Institute, and Georgetown University Hospital at Washington, DC, USA.

Type of Services 

He specializes in interventional cardiology and in the treatment of complex coronary artery diseases. He is experienced with coronary physiology and imaging, as well as calcified vessel treatment with atherectomy and lithotripsy. He is also familiar with the use of drug-coated balloons, bioresorbable and drug-eluting stents.

Clinic Details 
Capital Heart Centre Pte Ltd
38 Irrawaddy Road
#06-48/49 Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
Singapore 329563
Tel 6681 5677

Dr Wong Siong Sung 

Introduction 

Dr Wong Siong Sung is the Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Medical Director of Healthy Heart Specialist Centre (HHSC) and Somerset Imaging Centre (SIC) in Singapore. Prior to embarking in his private practice at HHSC, while he was at NUH, he strengthened and took the level of CT coronary angiogram and radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging services to a higher level. He is one of the pioneer in the establishment of the novel technique of the quantification of myocardial blood flow and coronary flow reserve with an innovative Tc-99m sestamibi dynamic single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) technique in Singapore.

Type of Services 

His areas of interest in Cardiology include cardiovascular computed tomography, cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, coronary angiography and coronary artery stenting.

Clinic Details 
Healthy Heart Specialist Centre
111 Somerset Road, #03-21 to #03-24,
Tripleone Somerset, Singapore 238164
Tel 67970220

This article is informative only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and should never be relied upon for specific medical advice. This article is also not intended to be used for verifying the credentials, qualifications, or abilities of any doctor. Inclusion in, or omission from, the list does not imply endorsement nor disapproval respectively.