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Dr Chin Chee Yang from National Heart Centre Singapore

Adj Asst Prof Chin Chee Yang

MBChB, MRCP (UK), MSc in Clinical Education
ACSM Clinical Exercise Specialist


Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Cardiology.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Consultant NHCS Cardiology @ SKH Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


Adjunct Assistant Professor Chin Chee Yang is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. His clinical subspecialty interest is in Interventional Cardiology. His research interests are in intravascular imaging and physiology, and in medical education.


  • Fellow in Intravascular Imaging, Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, NY, United States of America, 2015 – 2016
  • Master of Science, MSc in Clinical Education, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Nov 2014
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom, MRCP (UK), Jul 2009
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBChB, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Jul 2006

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Lecturer and Co-Examiner, Diploma in Biomedical Science, Singapore Polytechnic
  • Module Coordinator, Cardiac Anatomy & Physiology, National Heart Centre Singapore Specialty Nursing Course
  • Clinical Core Faculty Member, Internal Medicine Residency Programme, SingHealth
  • Physician Faculty, Cardiology Senior Residency Programme, SingHealth
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


  • ​SingHealth Quality Service Award Silver 2014

Publications and Research Trials

  • Coronary Plaque Characteristics in Hemodialysis-Dependent Patients as Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography. Chin CY, Matsumura M, Maehara A, Zhang W, Lee CT, Yamamoto MH, Song L, Parviz Y, Jhalani NB, Mohan S, Ratner LE, Cohen DJ, Ben-Yehuda O, Stone GW, Shlofmitz RA, Kakuta T, Mintz GS, Ali ZA. Am J Cardiol. 2017; doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.01.022
  • Relation Between Renal Function and Coronary Plaque Morphology (From the ADAPT-DES Virtual Histology-Intravascular Ultrasound Substudy). Chin CY, Mintz GS, Saito S, Witzenbichler B, Metzger DC, Rinaldi MJ, Mazzaferri Jr EL, Duffy PL, Weisz G, Stuckey TD, Brodie BR, Litherland C, Kirtane AJ, Stone GW, Maehara A. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(2):217-224.
  • Characteristics of Early Versus Late In-Stent Restenosis in Second- Generation Drug-Eluting Stents: An Optical Coherence Tomography Study. Song L, Mintz GS, Yin D, Yamamoto MH, Chin CY, Matsumura M, Kirtane AJ, Parikh MA, Moses JW, Ali ZA, Shlofmitz RA, Maehara A. EuroIntervention. 2017 Mar 21. pii: EIJ-D-16-00787. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00787
  • Neoatherosclerosis assessed with optical coherence tomography in restenotic bare metal and first- and second-generation drug-eluting stents. Song L, Mintz GS, Yin D, Yamamoto MH, Chin CY, Matsumura M, Fall K, Kirtane AJ, Parikh MA, Moses JW, Ali ZA, Shlofmitz RA, Maehara A. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017. doi: 10.1007/s10554-017-1106-2
  • Imaging Comparisons of Coregistered Native and Stented Coronary Segments by High-Definition 60-MHz Intravascular Ultrasound and Optical Coherence Tomography. Chin CY, Maehara A, Fall K, Mintz GS, Ali ZA. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2016;9(12):1305-1306.
  • Utility of near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) for detection of thin-cap neoatherosclerosis. Roleder T, Galougahi KK, Chin CY, Bhatti N, Brilakis E, Nazif T, Kirtane A, Karmpaliotis D, Wojakowski W, Leon MB, Mintz GS, Maehara A, Stone GW, Ali ZA.Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016; doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jew198
  • Chest pain with a blue hand – simultaneous coronary and left subclavian artery thrombosis. Chin CY, Chin CWL, Chiam PTL, Tan RS. AsiaIntervention 2016;2(2):142.
  • Assessment of Arterial Elastance and Ventricular-Arterial Coupling in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Chin CWL, Le TT, Gao F, Ng MX, Chin CY, Huang FQ, Fong KY, Thumboo J, Tan RS. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 176(2):504-5.
  • Endothelial function is associated with myocardial diastolic function in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Chin CWL, Chin CY, Ng MX, Le TT, Huang FQ, Fong KY, Thumboo J, Tan RS. Rheumatol Int. 2014;34(9):1281-5.

Research Trials