Designation: Senior Consultant
Language spoken: English, Mandarin
National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS)
National Heart Centre Singapore
5 Hospital Drive
Mon to Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat, Sun and PH: Closed
Adjunct Associate Professor Chua Yeow Leng is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He also holds the appointment of Group Director, International Collaboration Office, SingHealth. His sub-specialty interest is in cardiac surgery (adult), thoracic & vascular surgery and robotic assist surgery. He has extensive experience in valve surgeries.
Adj Assoc Prof Chua was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy by Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore on 01 August 2012. In addition, he is a part-time academic staff with the Faculty of Medicine at National University of Singapore and Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore.
He graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1982 and his Masters of Medicine (Surgery) in 1987 from the National University of Singapore. Adj Assoc Prof Chua is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK since 1987; Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK since 1987; and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore since 1995.
Adj Assoc Prof Chua completed his 2 years fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, USA in 1992 and 6 months fellowship in Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Children’s Hospital, Boston, USA in 1996.
Besides his clinical and teaching commitments, Adj Assoc Prof Chua has published numerous papers and is actively involved in clinical trials and research work.
Professional Positions and Memberships:
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 1995
Fellow of the ASEAN College of Cardiology, 2010
FRCS (Glasg) (Gen Surg)
MMed (Gen Surg)
FRCSEd (Gen Surg)
Registered as a Specialist in Cardiothoracic Surgery by the Singapore Medical Council
Awards and Publications
Academic Mentor Development Fellowship (AMDF) FY2016-2017 AM-ETHOS
Distinguished Senior Clinician 2017
National Day Award 2013 – Long Service Medal (25 years of public service)
National Heart Centre Singapore - Long Service Award 2013 (30 years)
Healthcare Humanity Award 2012
National Heart Centre Singapore - Outstanding Teacher Award 2011
SingHealth Excellence Awards 2010 – Outstanding Clinician
SingHealth GCEO Excellence Award April 2008 – Clinical Service
National Heart Centre Singapore - Long Service Award 2003 (20 years)
Comparison of the Haemodynamic Parameters of Venous and Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Conduits.
Soon Jia Lin, Kenny Sin, Victor Chao, Tan Teing Ee, Mathew Jose Chakaramakkil, Chua Yeow Leng, Kang Ning
Published in Annals of Academy Medicine Singapore, August 2016, Vol 45 No 8.
An unusual presentation of aortic saddle embolus.
Aaron SL Wong, Chua Yeow Leng
Heart Asia (Editor, Prof Michael Lim’s email of 16 January 2014)