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Clin Asst Prof Ng Choon Ta

Clin Asst Prof Ng Choon Ta

​MBBS, M Med (Singapore), MRCP (UK)


National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Heart Failure, Echocardiography, Cardiomyopathy, Cardio-Oncology

Clinical Appointments

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


Clin Asst Prof Ng Choon Ta is an consultant from the Department of Cardiology at National Heart Centre Singapore, with subspecialty interests in cardiomyopathy, heart failure, echocardiography and cardio-oncology. In addition to managing complex patients with advanced heart failure, he collaborates closely with oncologists to optimise the cardiovascular health of cancer patients undergoing treatment.

Apart from his clinical duties, Clin Asst Prof Ng Choon Ta is also actively involved in research and education. He is a co-investigator for many international clinical trials, and has published extensively in international peer-reviewed publications. He is an invited speaker at regional conferences, and has also presented extensively in international cardiology conferences.

He also strongly believes in mentoring future generations of medical doctors and allied health professionals, and is a clinical tutor with Duke-NUS School of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.


  • International Cardio-Oncology Society (ICOS) Board Certified Cardio-Oncologist 2021
  • ASCeXAM (American Society of Echocardiography) certification 2018
  • EACVI (European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging) certification 2018
  • Specialist Accreditation Board accredited Cardiologist 2017
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) 2012
  • Master in Medicine (Singapore) 2012
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) National University of Singapore 2007

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, May 2019 – Present
  • Executive Committee, Heart Failure Society of Singapore 2021 – Present
  • Clinical Tutor, Duke-NUS School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Lecturer, Alice Lee School of Nursing
  • Member, Singhealth Residency Committee
  • Member, Singapore Cardiac Society 2018 – Present
  • Member, European Society of Cardiology 2018 – Present
  • Member, American College of Cardiology 2018 – Present
  • Member, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer – 2021 - Present
  • Member, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Committee 2019 – Present
  • Singhealth Cardiology Senior Residency 2019 – Present
  • Member, Cardio Oncology Workgroup 2020 - Present


  • Singhealth Outstanding Faculty Award 2020
  • Singhealth Long Service Award 2018
  • European Society of Cardiology Outstanding Challenging Clinical Case Report 2012
  • National Youth Achievement Award – Gold Level 2004

Research Interests



  • Myocarditis following COVID-19 Vaccination: A systematic review. Heart Lung Circulation 2022 Feb (22); Lee ASY, Balakrishnan IDD, Khoo CY, NG CT et al.
  • Repeated Remote Ischaemic Conditioning Protects Against Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity. JACC CardioOncol. 2020 March; 2(1): 53-55 Derek J Hansenloy, Ng CT, Chong JH.
  • The role of multimodality imaging in diagnosing acute perimyocarditis secondary to Crohn’s disease. BMC Cardiovasc Disorders 2021; 21(1): 427. Prameswari HS, NG CT.
  • Cardiovascular Toxicities of Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Asian Men with Localised Prostate Cancer after Curative Radiotherapy: A registry based observational study. Cardio-Oncol 2022 [in print]. Li YQ, et al. CT NG, J Tuan.
  • Low Prevalence of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a young South East Asian population: Results from the SAFE programme Europace. 2011 Jun; 13(6): 883-8 Choon Ta NG, Devinder SINGH, Tek Siong CHEE, Chi Keong CHING, Terrance CHUA, Christopher CHEOK, Hean Yee ONG
  • Prevalence of Electrocardiogram and Transthoracic Echocardiogram abnormalities in a young multi-ethnic population: Results from SAFE programme. Europace. 2012 Jul;14(7):1018-24. Choon Ta NG, Hean Yee ONG, Christopher CHEOK, Terrance CHUA, Chi Keong CHING
  • Syphilitic coronary ostial stenosis presenting with acute myocardial infarction. HEART 2012 Oct 19. CT Ng, CT Chin, CK Ching
  • Coronary arteriovenous malformation presenting as acute myocardial infarction. Heart Asia 2013;5:15. CT Ng, A Wong, FK Cheah, CK Ching
  • An unusual case of fulminant leptospiral myocarditis. Euroepan Heart Journal Case Report 2019. CY Khoo, CT Ng, S Zheng, LY Teo.
  • Successful placement of a deflectable decapolar catheter via the right femoral vein approach in a patient with coronary sinus atresia and persistent left superior vena cava. Heart Asia 2014;6:128-129 CT Ng, J See, CW Lee, CK, Ching
  • Successful Extracorporeal Liver Dialysis for Trimethoprim-Sulfamethaxole-Induced Fulminant Hepatic Failure in a 17-year-old boy. Singapore Med J 2013; 54(5): e113-e116L. Choon Ta NG, Chee Kiat TAN, Choon Chiat OH, Jason CHANG
  • Public Trust in Primary Care Doctors, the Medical Profession and the Healthcare system among Redhill citizens in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2007 Aug; 36 (8); 655-7. Yi Lee, Choon Ta Ng, M Siti Aishah, Ju Ngiam, Bee Tai, Meng Lim, Kenneth Hughes
  • Leiomyoma of the oesophagus managed by thoracoscopic enucleation. Singapore Med J. 2006 Oct 47(10): 901-3. YC Tay, CT Ng, D Lomanto, T K Ti
  • Fish Bone Induced Hepatic Abscess: Medical Treatment. Singapore Med J. 2011 Mar 52(3): e56-8 CT Ng, MM Htoo, SY Tan

Research Trials


  • DAPA shuttle
  • Biovitals HF
  • Previous clinical trials: VICTORIA, PARAGON-HF, PARADISE MI, EMPEROR-Preserved and AFFIRM-AHF