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A/ Prof. Ching Chi Keong

A/ Prof. Ching Chi Keong

Designation: Senior Consultant
Director, Electrophysiology

Specialization:
Cardiology

Language spoken: English, Mandarin

Hospital Affiliation:
National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS)


Clinic Address:
National Heart Centre Singapore
5 Hospital Drive
Singapore 169609

Operating Hours: Mon to Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat, Sun and PH: Closed


Adjunct Associate Professor Ching Chi Keong is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology and the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at the National Heart Centre Singapore.

Adj Assoc Prof Ching graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 1995. He subsequently obtained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2001 and the Certificate of Specialist Accreditation (Cardiology) in 2004.

Adj Assoc Prof Ching completed his clinical fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at the Cleveland Clinic, USA, in 2007. During the fellowship, he acquired competency to perform catheter ablation of complex arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation and tachycardia as well as ventricular tachycardia. He received in-depth training in implantation and the optimisation of pacemakers, internal defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices. Adj. Assoc Prof Ching is an expert in heart rhythm disorders, conditions requiring pacemakers, and electrophysiology treatment for palpitations and fainting attacks.

In recognition of his professional and research achievements, Adj Assoc Prof Ching was inducted as a Fellow of the ASEAN Society of Cardiology, Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore), and Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, USA. He also teaches at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School as an Adjunct Associate Professor.

A cardiologist with a composed demeanour, Adj Assoc Prof Ching exudes a sense of calmness and his patients feel reassured and safe under his care.

Professional Positions and Memberships:
Committee Member of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), 2012 - Present
Chairman of the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) subcommittee, National Resuscitation Council Singapore, 2011
Member of the National Resuscitation Council Singapore, 2011 - Present
Member of the Singapore Cardiac Society, 2010 -Present
Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (USA)
Fellow of the ASEAN Society of Cardiology, 2010 - Present
Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Arrhythmia, 2009 - Present
Reviewer of the Singapore Medical Journal, 2007 - Present

Education:
MBBS
MRCP(UK)
FAMS (Cardiology)
FHRS

Board Certifications:
Registered as a Specialist in Cardiology by the Singapore Medical Council

Awards and Publications
​Singapore Health Service Quality Award - Gold 2014, Silver 2012 and Bronze 2009
Singapore Medical Journal (SMJ) Best Research Paper Award - Second Prize, 2010
Second Prize (Poster Competition), American College of Cardiology - Ohio Chapter 16th Annual Meeting, 2006
​Human Manpower Development Fellowship Scholarship, Singapore, 2005

Wenckebach pattern in right bundle branch block - benign or not? Huang W, Lim PC, Ching CK. J Electrocardiol. 2017 Mar - Apr;50(2):223-226.

Remote magnetic catheter navigation versus conventional ablation in atrial fibrillation ablation: Fluoroscopy reduction. Lim PCY, Toh JJH, Loh JKXY, Lee ECY, Chong DTT, Tan BY, Ho KL, Ching CK, Teo WS. J Arrhythm. 2017 Jun;33(3):167-171. doi: 10.1016/j.joa.2016.08.007. Epub 2016 Nov 10

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