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Clin Asst Prof Ng Choon Ta

Dr Ng Choon Ta from National Heart Centre Singapore

Clin Asst Prof Ng Choon Ta

​MBBS, M Med (Singapore), MRCP (UK)

Consultant

National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Heart Failure, Echocardiography

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiomyopathy, Cholesterol Management, Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Heart Failure, Hypertension.

Clinical Appointments

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

Profile

Clinical Assistant Professor Ng Choon Ta is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He sub-specialises in heart failure and echocardiography. In additional to his clinical interests, he is also actively involved in teaching and research. He is also a co-investigator for many clinical trials.

Education

  • Joint Committee on Specialist Training Singapore - Certificate in Specialist Accreditation (Cardiology) 2017
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) 2012
  • Master in Medicine (Singapore) 2012
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) National University of Singapore 2007

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore May 2019 – Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, September 2020 – Present
  • Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore 2017 – May 2019
  • Member, Singapore Cardiac Society 2017 – Present
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association 2007 – Present
  • Member, European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Association 2017 – Present
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography 2017 – Present
  • Clinical Tutor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor, Alice Lee School of Nursing

Awards

  • European Society of Cardiology Challenging Clinical Case Award, 2012
  • National Youth Acheivement Award – Gold, 2004

Research Interests

Publications

  • Low Prevalence of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a young South East Asian population: Results from the SAFE programme. Choon Ta NG, Devinder SINGH, Tek Siong CHEE, Chi Keong CHING, Terrance CHUA, Christopher CHEOK, Hean Yee ONG Europace. 2011 Jun; 13(6): 883-8 
  • Prevalence of Electrocardiogram and Transthoracic Echocardiogram abnormalities in a young multi-ethnic population: Results from SAFE programme. Choon Ta NG, Hean Yee ONG, Christopher CHEOK, Terrance CHUA, Chi Keong CHING Europace. 2012 Jul;14(7):1018-24. 
  • Syphilitic coronary ostial stenosis presenting with acute myocardial infarction. CT Ng, CT Chin, CK Ching HEART 2012 Oct 19.
  • Coronary arteriovenous malformation presenting as acute myocardial infarction. CT Ng, A Wong, FK Cheah, CK Ching. Heart Asia 2013;5:15.
  • Successful placement of a deflectable decapolar catheter via the right femoral vein approach in a patient with coronary sinus atresia and persistent left superior vena cava. CT Ng, J See, CW Lee, CK, Ching Heart Asia 2014;6:128-129

Research Trials