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Clin Asst Prof Kang Ning

Clin Asst Prof Kang Ning

MB (Fudan), MRCPS, FRCSEd (CTh)


National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery

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

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Coronary Artery Disease, Lung Cancer, Lung Nodules, Valve Repair / Replacement, Valvular Heart Disease.

Clinical Appointments

  • Thoracic Surgeon SingHealth Duke-NUS Lung Centre
  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Transplant Centre
  • Consultant Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Consultant Thoracic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Instructor SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


Clinical Assistant Professor Kang Ning is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the National Heart Centre Singapore, specialising in both Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery. He has trained in Vancouver General Hospital and St Paul Hospital, Vancouver, Canada, and also did his second fellowship in Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai, China.


  • ​FRCSEd (CTh) 2016
  • MRCPS(Glasgow)  2011
  • MB (Fudan) 2001

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre Singapore, May 2019 - Present
  • ​Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre Singapore, 2016- May 2019
  • The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 2015 - present
  • JCI case notes review committee, 2012 - present
  • NHCS CTS Peer Review Learning Quality Assurance Committee, 2017-present


  • ​Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2014 – Silver
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2015- Gold
  • Singhealth best registrar award 2015 and 2016

Research Interests

  • ​Lung cancer


  • Abnormal Origin of Right Coronary Artery from Left Ventricle with Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis. Kang N, Tan SY, Ding ZP, Chua YL. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2013; 96:e43-5
  • Role of osteopontin in the development of neointimal hyperplasia in vein grafts. Kang N, Ng CSH, Hu J, Qiu ZB, Underwood MJ, Jeremy JY, Wan S.  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012;41:1384-1389
  • Periannular extension of infective endocarditis. Kang N, Wan S, Ng CSH, Underwood MJ.  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009;15:74-81
  • Surgical Repair of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation: An Old Issue Revisited. Hu J, Kang N, Wan S. Chin J Clin Thorac Cardiovasc Surgery 2010;17:494-498
  • Prevention of Late Vein Graft Failure: Next Breakthrough of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Wan S, Qiu ZB, Kang N.  Chin J Clin Thorac Cardiovasc Surgery 2008;24:209-212

Research Trials

  • ​Gene Therapy For The Prevention Of Vein Graft Failure (Supported by British Heart Foundation) 2007-2009