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Adj Assoc Prof Chua Yeow Leng from National Heart Centre Singapore

Clin Assoc Prof Chua Yeow Leng

​MBBS, FRCSGlasg(Gen.Surg), MMed (Gen Surg), FRCSEd (Gen Surg)

Senior Consultant

National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Cardiac Surgery(Adult), Robotic Surgery, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore


Clinical Associate Professor Chua Yeow Leng is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He also holds the appointment of Group Director, International Collaboration Office, SingHealth.

Clin Assoc Prof Chua has been appointed Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy by Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore on 01 August 2012.

In addition, he is a part-time academic staff with the Faculty of Medicine at National University of Singapore and Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore.

His sub-specialty interest is in cardiac surgery (adult), thoracic & vascular surgery and robotic assist surgery. He has extensive experience in valve surgeries.


  • FRCSEd (Gen Surg)
  • MMed (Gen Surg),  1987
  • ​FRCSGlasg(Gen.Surg)
  • MBBS, 1982

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK since 1987; Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK since 1987; and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore since 1995.

Clin Assoc Prof Chua completed his fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, USA in 1992 and Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Children’s Hospital, Boston, USA in 1996.


Research Interests


​Besides his clinical and teaching commitments, Clin Assoc Prof Chua has published numerous papers and is actively involved in clinical trials and research work.

Research Trials