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Clin Prof Chua Siang Jin Terrance

Prof Chua Siang Jin Terrance from National Heart Centre Singapore

Clin Prof Chua Siang Jin Terrance

​MBBS, MMed (Int Med), FRCP (Lond), CBNC (USA), FACC (USA)

Medical Director and Senior Consultant

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Nuclear Cardiology

Clinical Appointments

  • Medical Director and Senior Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Group Chairman Medical Board SingHealthSingHealth

Academic Appointments

  • Academic Chair SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme

Profile

​Clinical Professor Terrance Chua is Medical Director and a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He is also the Academic Chair of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme and Group Chairman Medical Board at SingHealth. 

His sub-specialty interest is Nuclear Cardiology.

Languages Spoken


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Malay
  • Hokkien

Education

​Clin Prof Chua graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1983 and his Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1987 from the National University of Singapore.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Medical Director and Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Group Chairman Medical Board, SingHealth, from March 2016 to Present
  • Deputy Group Director, Medical, SingHealth, to February 2016
  • Member, Board of Directors, Singapore Heart Foundation
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Singapore Heart Foundation, to 2 September 2019
  • Member, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
  • Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

Awards

​Clin Prof Chua has received numerous awards and he was conferred the National Outstanding Clinician Award at the National Medical Excellence Awards in 2013. The prestigious award recognises healthcare professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the fields of research, knowledge translation, clinical practice and healthcare delivery.

Research Interests

  • Cardiac imaging
  • Coronary artery disease

Publications and Research Trials

  • Pilot prospective study of therapeutic hypothermia for treatment of post-cardiac arrest patients. Ng M, Wong AS, Chew HC, Shahidah N, Pek PP, Poh J, Chin CT, Chua TS, Ong ME. Int J Cardiol. 2014 May 15;173(3):612-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.03.132. Epub 2014 Mar 21.
  • de Carvalho LP, Gao F, Chen Q, Hartman M, Sim LL, Koh TH, Foo D, Chin CT, Ong HY, Tong KL, Tan HC, Yeo TC, Yew CK, Richards AM, Peterson ED, Chua T, Chan MY. Differences in late cardiovascular mortality following acute myocardial infarction in three major Asian ethnic groups. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2014 Mar 5. 
  • Zhang JM, Luo T, Huo Y, Wan M, Chua T, Tan RS, Kassab GS, Tan SY, Zhong L. Area stenosis associated with non-invasive fractional flow reserve obtained from coronary CT images. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2013;2013:3865-8. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2013.6610388. 
  • The Asia-Pacific Evaluation of Cardiovascular Therapies (ASPECT) Collaboration – Improving the quality of cardiovascular care in the Asia Pacific Region. Reid CM, Yan B, Wan Ahmad WA, Bang LH, Hian SK, Chua T, Chan M, Beltrame J, Duffy SJ, Brennan A, Ajani A. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Dec 22. pii: S0167-5273(13)02240-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.12.030. [Epub ahead of print]. 
  • Area stenosis associated with non-invasive fractional flow reserve obtained from coronary CT images. Zhang JM, Luo T, Huo Y, Wan M, Chua T, Tan RS, Kassab GS, Tan SY, Zhong L. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2013;2013:3865-8. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2013.6610388
  • Stress myocardial perfusion imaging for the evaluation and triage of chest pain in the emergency department: A randomized controlled trial. Lim SH, Venkataraman A, Sundram F, Chan ESY, Ang ES, Yo SL, Jacob EJ, Goh A, Tan SB, Chua T. J Nucl Cardiol 2013;20:1002–12.
  • Lifetime cost-effectiveness analysis of ticagrelor in patients with acute coronary syndromes based on the PLATO trial: a Singapore healthcare perspective. Chin CT, Mellstrom C, Chua T, Matchar D. Singapore Med J 2013;54:169-75
  • Public perceptions, knowledge and awareness of cholesterol management in Singapore: a prospective pilot study. Aung TH, Go YY, Low LP, Chua T. Singapore Med J 2013; 54(1): 32–35
  • Myocardial contractile dysfunction associated with increased 3-month and 1-year mortality in hospitalized patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction. Zhong L, Ng KK, Sim LL, Allen JC, Lau YH, Sim DK, Lee RK, Poh KK, Chua TS, Kwok BW, Tan RS. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jan 18doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.12.084. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Critical path in cardiac stem cell therapy: an update on cell delivery. Shim W, Mehta A, Wong P, Chua T, Koh TH. Cytotherapy. 2013 Jan 4. doi:pii: S1465-3249(12)00032-1. 10.1016/j.jcyt.2012.11.003. Epub ahead of print]

Research Trials