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Clin Asst Prof Ignasius Aditya Jappar

Clin Asst Prof Ignasius Aditya Jappar

MD (Duke-NUS), MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med)​


National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Clinical Interest: Echocardiography

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 Ignasius Aditya Jappar is a Consultant from Department of Cardiology at National Heart Centre Singapore.

He subspecialises in non-invasive cardiovascular imaging – echocardiography. Dr Ignasius has a special interest in echocardiography for the diagnosis and treatment of structural heart diseases.


  • ​Specialist Accreditation in Cardiology, January 2019
  • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), November 2014
  • Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom, June 2014
  • Doctor of Medicine, Duke-National University of Singapore, June 2012
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biological Sciences, June 2006

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, May 2021 - Present​
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, January 2022 - Present
  • Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, 2019 - April 2021
  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Faculty Scheme, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


  • ​Singapore Health Quality Service Awards, Silver Award, 2019
  • Associate in Education, Singhealth Academy, February 2019
  • Outstanding Resident Award (Cardiology), Singhealth Residency, 2017

Research Interests


  • ​Diagnosis of anomalous origin and course of coronary arteries using non-contrast cardiac CT scan and detection features. Jappar IA, Chua T, Htoo MM, Cheah FK, Allen JC, Tan SY. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012 Sep-Oct;6(5):335-45
  • Mycolic acids as diagnostic markers for tuberculosis case detection in humans and drug efficacy in mice. Shui G, Bendt AK, Jappar IA, Lim HM, Laneelle M, Hervé M, Via LE, Chua GH, Bratschi MW, Zainul Rahim SZ, Michelle AL, Hwang SH, Lee JS, Eum SY, Kwak HK, Daffé M, Dartois V, Michel G, Barry CE 3rd, Wenk MR.   EMBO Mol Med. 2012 Jan;4(1):27-37
  • Derivatization-independent cholesterol analysis in crude lipid extracts by liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry: applications to a rabbit model for atherosclerosis. Shui G, Cheong WF, Jappar IA, Hoi A, Xue Y, Fernandis AZ, Tan BK, Wenk MR. J Chromatogr A. 2011 Jul 15;1218(28):4357-65

Research Trials