Achievement and Accolades

Significant Current / Past Appointments

– Chairman / Member, National Committee for Cardiac Care, Ministry of Health, Singapore
– Chairman / Member, Specialist Training Committee for Cardiology, Ministry of Health, Singapore
– Chairman – Medical Fee Benchmarks Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health, Singapore
– Member, Specialist Accreditation Board, Ministry of Health, Singapore
– Member, Medicine Advisory Committee, Health Science Authority, Ministry of Health, Singapore
– Inaugural Governor, Singapore Chapter, American College of Cardiology
– Chairman, Risk Management Committee and Board Member, National University Health System
– Member, Governing Board of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
– Member, Development Committee, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
– Member, NUHS Board Audit and Risk Committee, Singapore
– President / First Vice-President / Second Vice-President / Board Member, Singapore Christian Home for the Aged
– Senior Management, National Healthcare Group and National University Hospital
– Chairman / Member, Medical Board and Chief, Cardiac Department, National University Hospital, Singapore
– Co-Director, The Heart Institute, National Healthcare Group
– Chairman / Committee Member, Asia Pacific Advisory Committee, European Society of Cardiology Congress in Asia Pacific
– Advisory Board Member, Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (APSIC)
– Deputy Editor, Heart Asia
– Editorial Advisor, MIMS Honorary Editorial Advisory Board
– International Advisory Board, South China Journal of Cardiology
– Honorary Advisor, Singapore Heart Foundation
– Chairman, Scientific Committee, 14th Asia-Pacific Congress of Cardiology (2004), and Asia-Pacific Heart Association Annual Scientific Meeting (2013)
– Chairman, Organizing Committee, Singapore Cardiac Society 12th Annual Scientific Meeting (1999)

Fellowship / Membership of Professional Society:

– Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Roll of Cardiologists on 17 September 1992
– Fellow, American College of Cardiology, USA
– Fellow, Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, USA
– Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
– Fellow, Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology
– Inaugural Fellow, College of The Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology
– Fellow, European Society of Cardiology
– Fellow, ASEAN Society of Cardiology
– Life Member, Singapore Medical Association
– Member, Singapore Cardiac Society

Awards / Honours

– Commendation Medal, 2003 National Day Awards for Overcoming SARS
– Courage Star Award 2003, The Courage Fund for Battle Against SARS
– Sixteenth Singapore Cardiac Society Lecturer (21st March 2004) – “From Q-wave Myocardial Infarction to ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction – New Wine in Old Bottle?”
– Best Case Award, TCT AP 2013 Cardiovascular Summit for “Thrombus-laden Right Coronary Artery – A Novel Therapeutic Approach”
– First Prize in Oral Presentation, Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics (CCT) 2001 for “Thrombectomy vs Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitor for Primary PCI in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction”. Principal investigator; Oral presentation by Dr Adrian Low
– CARE Award, National University Hospital – 1997, 1998. In-Good-Company Award (in place of CARE Award), National University Hospital – 1999. STAR Award National University Hospital – 2004, 2005, 2006
– Long Service Award – National University of Singapore, National University Hospital, Ministry of Health (for service at Medicine Advisory Committee, Health Science Authority of Singapore)