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Clin Asst Prof Go Yun Yun

Clin Asst Prof Go Yun Yun



National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Echocardiography, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Transthoracic Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Stress Echocardiography (Dobutamine and Bicycle Ergometer), Cardio-Oncology

Clinical Appointments

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


Clinical Assistant Professor Go Yun Yun is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. Her subspecialty interests are in echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.

Clin Asst Prof Go specialises in multimodality cardiac imaging. She is board certified in transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and advanced intra-operative transesophageal echocardiography by the National Board of Echocardiography (USA) and the European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (Europe). She is also a Level III cardiac magnetic resonance reader, certified by the Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (USA) and the European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (Europe). She is both a fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) and the Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (FSCMR).

Clin Asst Prof Go was the recipient of the ASEAN Pre-university Scholarship in 1999 and the National Research Foundation-Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship in 2011. In 2015, Clin Asst Prof Go was awarded the Exxon Mobil-National University of Singapore Research Fellowship to pursue advanced cardiac imaging research under the mentorship of Professor Stuart Cook, director of National Heart Research Institute Singapore. In 2017, Clin Asst Prof Go was awarded the Healthcare Manpower Development Program Fellowship and she was trained in advanced stress echocardiography under Professor Patrizio Lancellotti, past president of the European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging.


  • FESC
  • FACC
  • MCI (Singapore)
  • MRCP (UK)​​
  • MBBS (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore 2017 - Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chien School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor, Duke-NUS School of Medicine
  • Instructor of Advanced Cardiac Life Support, National Resuscitation Council
  • Consultant, Echocardiography Core Laboratory, National Heart Research Institute Singapore.  
  • Member, European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB), 2017
  • Associate Member, European Society of Cardiac Radiology (ESCR), 2017
  • Fellow, European Society of Cardiology (ESC), 2015
  • Member, European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging- Echocardiography Section, 2015
  • Member, European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging- Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Section, 2015
  • Member, Singapore Cardiac Society, 2015
  • Member, Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2014
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography, 2013
  • Member, ASEAN Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, 2012


  • Healthcare Manpower Development Programme (HMDP), Ministry of Heath Singapore, March 2017 to March 2018
  • Exxon Mobil-National University of Singapore-Singapore Economic Development Board Research Fellowship 2015
  • Singhealth Service Quality Award 2014, 2015
  • National Heart Center Productivity Award 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • National Research Foundation-Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship, 2011-2012
  • Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Pre-University Scholarship, 1999- 2000
  • Young Investigator Award, Singapore Cardiac Society, 24th Annual Scientific Meeting

Research Interests

  • Heart failure outcomes
  • Stress assessment of valvular heart disease
  • Stress assessment of the pulmonary system
  • Cardio-oncology


  • Secondary tricuspid regurgitation in patients with left ventricular systolic function: cause for concern or innocent bystander? Lancellotti P, Fattouch K, Go YY. European Heart Journal. 2018 Oct 14;39(39):3593-3595 
  • Defining a ‘frequent admitter” phenotype among patients with repeat heart failure admissions. Go YY, Sellmair R, Allen JC, Sahlen A, Jaufeerally FR, Sim D, Loh SY, Chai P, Yap J, Lam CSP. Eur J Heart Fail. 2018. In press. 
  • Age and ejection fraction modify the impact of atrial fibrillation on acute heart failure outcomes. Go YY, Sugimoto T, Bulluck H, Acharyya S, Allen JC, Chia SY, Jaufeerally FR, Sim D, Lim TK, Liew R, Lam CSP. Eur J Heart Fail. 2018 April; 20(4):821-822. 
  • Predictors of mortality in acute heart failure: interaction between diabetes and impaired left ventricular ejection fraction. Go YY, Allen JC, Chia SY, Sim LL, Jaufeerally FR, Yap J, Ching CK, Sim D, Kwok B, Liew R. Eur J Heart Fail. 2014 Nov; 16(11):1183-9. 
  • Transthoracic Ultrasound Imaging of the Descending Thoracic Aorta: Could We, Should We, and Would We? Go YY, Lancellotti P. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2018 May;55(5):603-604
  • Exercise Doppler echocardiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension: renewed interest and evolving roles. Go YY, Dulgheru R, Sugimoto T, Marchetta S, Oury C, Lancellotti P. J Thorac Dis 2017. Sep; 9(9): 2856-2861. 
  • The conundrum of tricuspid regurgitation grading. Go YY, Dulgheru R, Lancellotti P. Frontier of Cardiovasc Med-Structural Interventional Cardiology. In press. 
  • Defining left ventricular remodeling following acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction using cardiovascular magnetic resonance. Bulluck H, Go YY, Crimi G, Ludman AJ, Rosmini S, Abdel-Gadir A, Bhuva AN, Treibel TA, Fontana M, Pica S, Raineri C, Sirker A, Herrey AS, Manisty C, Groves A, Moon JC, Hausenloy DJ. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2017 Mar 13; 19(1):26. 
  • Management of Asymptomatic Severe Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation, Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team, DOI: 10.1080/24748706.2017.1370565. Patrizio Lancellotti, Yun Yun Go, Raluca Dulgheru, Stella Marchetta, Marc Radermecker & Tadafumi Sugimoto (2017)
  • 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 Jan; 54(1):32-5. 
  • Stress echocardiography in patients with native valvular heart disease. Lancellotti P, Dulgheru R, Go YY, Sugimoto T, Marchetta S, Oury C, Garbi M. Heart. 2018 May; 104(10):807-813. pii: heartjnl-2017-311682. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311682 
  • Exercise Testing in Mitral Regurgitation. Dulgheru R, Marchetta S, Sugimoto T, Go YY, Girbea A, Oury C, Lancellotti P. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2017 Nov 8. pii: S0033-0620(17)30144-5. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2017.10.004.
  • Cardiac Structural Abnormalities Associated With IgG4-Related Coronary Periarteritis and Inflammation Revealed by Multimodality Imaging. Tong AK, Tan SY, Go YY, Lam WW. Can J Cardiol. 2014 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 24951253. 
  • Predictors of two-year mortality in Asian patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction. Yap J, Sim D, Lim CP, Chia SY, Go YY, Jaufeerally FR, Sim LL, Liew R, Ching CK. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Mar 15;183:33-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.01.063. 
  • What Does 3D Echocardiography Add to 2D Echocardiography in the Assessment of Mitral Regurgitation? Sugimoto T, Dulgheru R, Marchetta S, Ilardi F, Contu L, Go YY, Lancellotti P. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2017 Aug 24;19(10):90. doi: 10.1007/s11886-017-0901-7. 
  • Echocardiographic reference ranges for normal left ventricular 2D strain: results from the EACVI NORRE study. Sugimoto T, Dulgheru R, Bernard A, Ilardi F, Contu L, Addetia K, Caballero L, Akhaladze N, Athanassopoulos GD, Barone D, Baroni M, Cardim N, Hagendorff A, Hristova K, Lopez T, de la Morena G, Popescu BA, Moonen M, Penicka M, Ozyigit T, Rodrigo Carbonero JD, van de Veire N, von Bardeleben RS, Vinereanu D, Zamorano JL, Go YY, Rosca M, Calin A, Magne J, Cosyns B, Marchetta S, Donal E, Habib G, Galderisi M, Badano LP, Lang RM, Lancellotti P. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 May 1;18(8):833-840. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jex140. 
  • Echocardiographic reference ranges for normal left atrial function parameters: results from the EACVI NORRE study. Sugimoto T, Robinet S, Dulgheru R, Bernard A, Ilardi F, Contu L, Addetia K, Caballero L, Kacharava G, Athanassopoulos GD, Barone D, Baroni M, Cardim N, Hagendorff A, Hristova K, Lopez T, de la Morena G, Popescu BA, Penicka M, Ozyigit T, Rodrigo Carbonero JD, van de Veire N, Von Bardeleben RS, Vinereanu D, Zamorano JL, Go YY, Marchetta S, Nchimi A, Rosca M, Calin A, Moonen M, Cimino S, Magne J,  Cosyns B, Galli E, Donal E, Habib G, Esposito R, Galderisi M, Badano LP, Lang RM, Lancellotti P.  Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Feb 23.
  • The right Heart Pulmonary Circulation unit and left heart valve disease. Filippetti L, Voilliot D, Bellino M, Citro R, Go YY, Lancellotti P. Heart Fail Clin. 2018 Jul;14(3):431-422.

Research Trials

  • What are the mechanisms that increase the risk of sudden cardiac death following acute myocardial infarction among diabetics compared with non-diabetics? A prospective pilot study
  • Ongoing Heart Failure Outcome research collaboration with Mie Medical University, Japan
  • Ongoing research collaboration with my team in University of Liege, GIGA Cardiovascular Research Centre, Liege on stress assessment of valves