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Dr. Gerard Leong Kui Toh

Dr. Gerard Leong Kui Toh

Designation: Medical Director
Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Physician

Specialization:
Cardiology

Language spoken: English, Mandarin

Hospital Affiliation:
Thomson Medical Centre (TMC)


Clinic Address:
Thomson Cardiology Centre Pte Ltd
339 Thomson Road #05-05
Thomson Medical Centre Singapore 307677

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Sat: 08:30AM - 01:00PM

Tel: 67170008

Fax: 69200889


Dr Leong is a specialist in cardiology, subspecializing in advanced heart failure and transplant and echocardiography imaging in cardiology.

He is an experienced cardiologist with more than 10 years as cardiologist, and more than 15 years as a physician in public hospitals in Singapore. He was a senior consultant in the department of cardiology in Changi General Hospital (CGH) from 2012 and the Director of the CGH Heart Failure Program since its start in 2006 to 2017.

He graduated from National University of Singapore in 1994, obtained his Royal College of Physicians (UK) membership in 2001, and specialist accreditation in Cardiology in Singapore in 2005. Subsequently he underwent advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellowship training in Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, USA from Jul 2007- Jun 2008 on the Human Manpower Development Program (HMDP) scholarship from the Ministry of Health (MOH), Singapore. He obtained his Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) Fellowship in 2011. He further underwent clinical and hands-on training in renal sympathetic denervation in hypertension and heart failure in the Alfred, Melbourne, Australia in 2013 on a second HMDP scholarship from MOH, Singapore. He passed his ASCeXAM and obtained his Diplomate certification from the USA National Board of Echocardiography in June 2015.

He has numerous publications in heart failure, and renal denervation in resistant hypertension.

Professional Positions and Memberships:
2015 Singapore Medical Journal 2015 Reviewer Recognition Award

2015 Eastern Health Alliance Annual Scientific Meeting 2015 /Singapore Third Prize Nursing Poster
“Causes of Readmissions in Heart Failure at Changi General Hospital”

2013 Eastern Health Alliance/ Singapore Caring Awards, Silver

2009 Changi General Hospital Annual Scientific Meeting 2009 from Nov 13 to Nov 15 2009/Singapore Third Prize Medicine Poster Presentation Award “One-year Prognostic Significance of Electrocardiography Study in a Multi-Ethnic Asian Population with well-defined Clinical Heart Failure and contemporaneous Trans-thoracic Echocardiographic study” :

2009 SingHealth Quality Service Award/ Singapore Silver

2007 Singapore Medical Journal, Singapore Best Research Paper Award 2007, First Prize for “Heart Failure Cohort in Singapore with Defined Criteria: Clinical Characteristics and Prognosis in a Multi-ethnic Hospital Based Cohort in Singapore”

Education:
MBBS (SINGAPORE) National University of Singapore 1989-1994

Membership in the Royal College of Physicians( MRCP), UK 2001

Specialist in Cardiology qualification from Advanced Specialist Training Committee, MOH, Singapore
2005

Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (Cardiology) 2005

USMLE certificate from ECFMG 2007

Clinical and Research Fellowship in Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation in MGH, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, USA. (First HMDP award)
2007-08

Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), Edinburgh
2011
Renal sympathetic denervation in Hypertension and Heart failure in the Alfred, Melbourne, Australia.(Second HMDP award)
Feb to Jun 2013
Diplomate ( National Board of Echocardiography /USA)
2015

Board Certifications:
MBBS (SINGAPORE) National University of Singapore 1989-1994

Membership in the Royal College of Physicians( MRCP), UK 2001

Specialist in Cardiology qualification from Advanced Specialist Training Committee, MOH, Singapore
2005

Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (Cardiology) 2005

USMLE certificate from ECFMG 2007

Clinical and Research Fellowship in Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation in MGH, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, USA. (First HMDP award)
2007-08

Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), Edinburgh
2011
Renal sympathetic denervation in Hypertension and Heart failure in the Alfred, Melbourne, Australia.(Second HMDP award)
Feb to Jun 2013
Diplomate ( National Board of Echocardiography /USA)
2015

Awards and Publications
1 Comparison of Characteristics and Outcomes of Heart Failure Patients with Preserved Versus Reduced Ejection Fraction in a Multi-Ethnic South East Asian Cohort. Michael R MacDonald, Sheldon Lee, Pangping Wee, Khim Leng Tong, Kui Toh Gerard Leong. American Journal of Cardiology. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15;118(8):1233-1238
2 Ethnic Differences In The Association Of QRS-duration With Ejection Fraction And Outcome In Heart Failure. Crystel M. Gijsberts, Lina Benson, Ulf Dahlström, David Sim, P.S. Daniel Yeo, Hean Yee Ong, Fazlur Jaufeerally, Gerard K.T. Leong, Lieng H. Ling, A. Mark Richards, Dominique P.V. de Kleijn, Lars H. Lund, Carolyn S.P. Lam. Heart. Accepted Jun 11 2016

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