Designation: Deputy Medical Director and Senior Consultant
Language spoken: English, Bahasa Melayu, Hokkien
National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS)
National Heart Centre Singapore
5 Hospital Drive
Mon to Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat, Sun and PH: Closed
Associate Professor Kenny Sin is Deputy Medical Director and Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS). He is also Chairman for Healthcare Performance Office of NHCS, Academic Vice Chair, Clinical Services in the Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme, and the current President of the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology since 2012.
Assoc Prof Sin performs adult cardiac surgery, including Coronary Artery Bypass, Valve Replacement and Repair. His sub-specialty interest is in Aortic Aneurysm Surgery, which includes complex open reconstruction of the aorta as well as minimally invasive endovascular stent graft surgery.
He is Clinical Associate Professor with the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and Adjunct Associate Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School. He is also a part-time academic staff with the Faculty of Medicine at NUS and Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore.
Assoc Prof Sin graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1989. He did his fellowships at the Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, UK from 1998-2000 and at the University of Texas-Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital, USA from 2000-2001. Assoc Prof Sin is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, since 1993 and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, since 2001. He has co-authored numerous papers, abstracts and participated in various research projects and clinical trials.
A skilful and yet humble doctor, Assoc Prof Sin is very attentive and reassuring to patients, offering them with the necessary information and advice before and after a surgery.
Professional Positions and Memberships:
President of the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology, 2012 - 2014
President of the Singapore Cardiac Society, 2009 - 2012
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, 2010 - Present
Fellow of the ASEAN College of Cardiology, 2008 – Present
Director of the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology College, 2016 - present
Member of the Advisory Board of Singapore Perfusion Society, 2010 - Present
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, 2001 - Present
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, 1993 - Present
Member of the Academic Medicine Education Institution (AM.EI), 2013
Fellow of the Academic Medicine Research Institute (AMRI), 2014
FRCSEd (Gen Surg)
Registered as a Specialist in Cardiothoracic Surgery by the Singapore Medical Council
Awards and Publications
Outstanding Clinician Award (Special Mention), SingHealth GCEO Excellence Award 2013
PS21 ExCel Award 2013, Innovative Champion category – Silver
Singapore Health Quality Service Award - STAR 2012
Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Medical Education 2011 - Duke-NUS Medical School
Surgical StaR Inspiring Teacher Award 2010
Outstanding Innovator Awards 2009, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
NHCS Service Quality Award - Silver 2005, Bronze 2003,2004
Excellent Service Award (EXSA) 2008
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.