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Clin Asst Prof Lee Chung Yin

Clin Asst Prof Lee Chung Yin

​MBBS, M MED (Int Med), FAMS

Senior Consultant

National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Echocardiography

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Chest Pain, Echocardiogram.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore


Clinical Assistant Professor Lee Chung Yin is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore.

Clin Asst Prof Lee’s sub-specialty interest is in echocardiography.


  • ​Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) from the National University of Singapore, 1992
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 1987

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Director of Training Education, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • ​Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, from 1994 
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School


  • National Heart Centre Singapore Service Quality Bronze Award, Oct–Dec 2009
  • SGH Service Quality Award Winner 2006

Research Interests

  • Cardiology


  • Percutaneous transcatheter aortic valve replacement: first transapical implant in Asia. Chao VTT, Chua YL, Chiam PTL, Lee CY, See Tho VY, Tan SY, Sin YK, Hwang NC, Lim ST, Koh TH. Singapore Med J 2010;51(1):69
  • Acquired right-to-left shunt through an atrial septal perforation with cyanosis after percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy. Masakazu Nakao, Jack Kian Ch’ng, Yoong Kong Kenny Sin, Yeow Leng Chua and Chung Yin Lee. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008; 135:690-691
  • A clinical approach to Medicine: Chapter 1 on Hypertension. Published by Singapore General Hospital/World Scientific. 2001
  • Accuracy of the automated assessment of left ventricular function with gated perfusion SPECT in the presence of perfusion defects and left ventricular dysfunction: correlation with equilibrium radionuclide ventriculography and echocardiography. T Chua, Lee CY, et al. J Nucl Cardiol 2000 Jul-Aug; 7(4): 301-11
  • Non-exercise stress transthoracic echocardiography: transesophageal atrial pacing versus dobutamine stress. CY Lee, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1999 Feb; 33(2): 506-11
  • Brief Report: Hypertensive response during dobutamine stress echocardiography.  Am J Cardiol. Oct 1997: 970-1
  • Technically demanding Inoue-balloon mitral commissurotomy: broadened indications for the procedure. KW Lau, ZP Ding, CY Lee, TH Koh, W Gao, A Johan. Singapore Med J 1996 Feb; 37(1): 34-8
  • Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty in mitral stenosis after previous surgical commissurotomy. CY Lee, KW Lau, ZP Ding, A Tan, TH Koh, S Quek, TS Chee, A Ng, A Johan. Singapore Med J 1995; Vol 36: 474-8
  • Acute Outcome of Percutaneous inoue-balloon mitral commissurotomy. KW Lau, CY Lee, ZP Ding, A Tan, C Chan, S Quek, A Johan. J Heart Valve Dis. 1994 Nov; 3 (6): 588-93.

Research Trials

  • ​Co-I for Protocol CL3-06593-006
  • PI - PARADIGM-HF (HF Trial) – trial completed 2014
  • Co-I for ARISTOTLE
  • Co-I for ADHF trial
  • Principal Investigator, Systolic Heart Failure Study
  • Co-Investigator for CSPA100A2306 (Hypertension) trial
  • Co-Investigator for PATENT Trial
  • Co-Investigator for Seraphin Study
  • Co-investigator, Altitude Study
  • Co-investigator, OASIS 7 trial
  • Co-investigator, SEPIA trial
  • Principal Investigator, International Study of Prediction of Intra Abdominal Adiposity and its Relationships with Cardiometabolic Risk (INSPIRE ME)
  • Co-investigator, Comprehensive Rimonabant Evaluation Study of Cardiovascular Endpoints and Outcomes (CRESCENDO), (Phase III trial) 
  • Co-investigator, Study on the local reference range for N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
  • Principal Investigator, Clinical Utility of Amlodipine/Atorvastatin to improve concomitant cardiovascular risk factors of hypertension and dyslipidaemia. (GEMINI trial)