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Clin Asst Prof Lohendran Baskaran

Clin Asst Prof Lohendran Baskaran

MBBS (Lon), MRCP (Lon), BSc Honours (Lon), M Med (Int Med)

Senior Consultant

National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Clinical Interest: Cardiac Computed Tomography, Nuclear Cardiology

Clinical Appointments

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


Clinical Assistant Professor Lohendran Baskaran is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. His subspecialty interest is cardiac computed tomography (CT) and Nuclear Cardiology. He is deeply interested in artificial intelligence (AI) and research. He is an advocate of cardiac wellness, risk prediction and preventative cardiology.

As a clinician scientist, Dr Baskaran is an investigator in over 10 CT and AI trials at institutional, national and international levels, with grants totalling over $12M. He is the founding director of both the CVS.AI and the Cardiac CT Research cores. He has over 30 publications in risk prediction, CT and AI, and is the editor of the textbook “Machine Learning in Cardiovascular Medicine” (Elsevier, 2021).  He has contributed to international research and consensus guideline documents. At the cluster level, he is a member of the Singhealth AI Executive Committee.

Dr Baskaran graduated with an MBBS from University College, London with an additional BSc (1st Class Honours) in Medical Physics. He obtained his initial medical training and MRCP in London. He was an Assistant Professor in non-invasive imaging, risk prediction and AI at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York (2018-2020). He is the chair of the Fundraising Steering Committee, having helped raise over $2M actively for research and needy patients, and was co-chair of the inaugural NHCS Heart To Heart Gala.


  • Visiting fellowship, AI and CT, Weill Cornell Medicine 2015
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians London 2008
  • MBBS University College London 2005
  • BSc (1st Class Hons), Medical Physics, University College London 2002

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, from May 2022
  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, to April 2022
  • Chair, Fundraising Steering Committee, 2021 – Present
  • Scientific Lead, CardioVascular Systems Imaging and Artificial Intelligence (CVS.AI), NHRIS, 2021 - Present
  • Scientific Lead, Cardiac CT, NHRIS
  • Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine, 2018-2020
  • Member, Royal College of Physicians (London), 2008 - Present 
  • Member, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2005 - Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Faculty Member, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


Research Interests

  • Risk prediction
  • Prevention
  • Cardiac CT and nuclear imaging
  • Medtech innovation
  • Machine learning and image analysis
  • Artificial Intelligence


For the most recent bibliography of Dr Baskaran's research work, please visit here.

Research Trials