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Prof Koh Tian Hai from National Heart Centre Singapore

Prof Koh Tian Hai

​MBBS, M.MED (Int. Med)

Emeritus Consultant & Senior Consultant

National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Interventional Cardiology

Clinical Appointments

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

Academic Appointments

  • Senior Advisor SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


​Professor Koh Tian Hai is an Emeritus and Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS).

His subspecialty interest is in interventional cardiology. Prof Koh has extensive experience in interventional techniques, including the use of atherectomy and valvuloplasty procedures with a special interest in acute myocardial infarction interventions.


​Professor Koh graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1976, and his Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1982 from the National University of Singapore.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

Prof Koh is currently an Emeritus Consultant, SingHealth, and a Senior Consultant of NHCS. From September 1995 to June 2019, he was the Head of Cardiology in Singapore General Hospital (SGH)/NHCS and subsequently took on the role of Deputy Medical Director, followed by Medical Director, to Senior Advisor.

He is the course director for the Singapore LIVE Course since 2003. This flagship event of NHCS, is an international cardiology conference showcasing the latest interventional techniques in cardiac and peripheral procedures. The Singapore LIVE Course attracts a large number of medical professionals from Singapore and around the world, year after year. 

Prof Koh is also a faculty member for most major Asia-Pacific interventional meetings, regularly delivering lectures and/or performing live angioplasty demonstrations in countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan and Australia. 

He is also a Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School.


Publications and Research Trials

Research Trials