MBBS (Lon), MRCP (Lon), BSc Honours (Lon), M Med (Int Med)
Sub-specialties: Cardiac Computed Tomography, Nuclear Cardiology
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Chest Pain, Coronary Artery Disease, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Management.
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.
For the most recent bibliography of Dr Baskaran's research work, please visit here.
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