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Adj Assoc Prof Yeo Khung Keong

Adj Assoc Prof Yeo Khung Keong

Designation: Senior Consultant


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

Adj Associate Professor Yeo Khung Keong is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore.

He is also Academic Vice-Chair of Training & Education and Director, Cardiology Senior Residency Programme in the Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme.

Adj Assoc Prof Yeo graduated in 1997 from the National University of Singapore where he obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. He subsequently trained in the United States of America and obtained his American Board of Internal Medicine Certifications in Internal Medicine (University of Hawaii), Cardiovascular Medicine (University of California, Davis), Interventional Cardiology (University of California, Davis). He is also Board-Certified by the American Board of Vascular Medicine in Vascular Medicine and in Endovascular procedures.

A caring and dedicated doctor, Adj Assoc Prof Yeo is knowledgeable in the treatment options available and would thoroughly explain procedures to patients. He specialises in coronary interventions (balloon angioplasty and stenting, including rotational atherectomy), especially in high-risk patients. Adj Assoc Prof Yeo also subspecialises in MitraClip, a minimally invasive procedure to repair mitral regurgitation or leaky mitral valve. He led the first Asia's MitraClip procedure at National Heart Centre Singapore.

Professional Positions and Memberships:
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, 2013
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, 2012
Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2012
Member of the American Heart Association, 2012
Ordinary Member of the Singapore Cardiac Society, 2012
Full membership of the Academic Medicine Education Institute, 10/2012
Chair of the Chapter of Cardiologists, Academy of Medicine, May 2017 – current
Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology, 2015 - current

ABIM (Int Med) (US)
ABIM (Cardiology) (US)
ABIM (Interventional Cardiology) (US)
ABVM (Endovascular) (US)
ABVM (Vascular) (US)

Board Certifications:
Registered as a Specialist in Cardiology by the Singapore Medical Council
Board Cert (Int Med) (ABIM, United States)
Board Cert (Cardiovascular Disease) (ABIM, United States)
Board Cert (Interventional Cardiology) (ABIM, United States)
ABVM (Endovascular Medicine) (Vascular Medicine, United States)
ABVM (Vascular Medicine) (Vascular Medicine, United States)

Awards and Publications
SingHealth Excellence Awards 2016 – Outstanding Educator
SingHealth Service Quality Silver Award 2013
NHCS Service Quality Bronze Award 2013
Winner, 2008 Cardiovascular Research Award, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California
Best resident, Nephrology, 2005, Internal Medicine Residency Program University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
Best resident, Cardiology, 2005, Internal Medicine Residency Program University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
Best Internal Medicine Resident 2005, Queens Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

Clinical Outcomes of Bioresorbable Scaffold in Coronary Artery Disease: A Systematic Literature Review. Keh YS, Yap J, Yeo KK, Koh TH, Eeckhout E. J Interv Cardiol. 2016 Jan 5. doi: 10.1111/joic.12260. [Epub ahead of print]

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