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Clin Assoc Prof Sahlén Anders Olof

Clin Assoc Prof Sahlén Anders Olof


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
  • Director, Echocardiography Core Laboratory National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore


Clinical Associate Professor Sahlén Anders is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology, and Director of Echocardiography Core Laboratory at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS). His subspecialty interest is in echocardiography.

Clin Assoc Prof Sahlén graduated from Medical School at Uppsala University in Sweden 2001 and did his postgraduate training in England where he obtained membership with Royal College of Physicians of London in 2005. From 2005 to 2010 he sub-specialised in Cardiology and echocardiography at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. He completed a PhD in Sports Cardiology and Exercise Physiology in November 2009. Clin Assoc Prof Sahlén has accreditation in transesophageal echocardiography awarded by the European Association of Echocardiography.

Clin Assoc Prof Sahlén has published extensively in areas such as cardiovascular physiology, sports cardiology, echocardiographic methodology and on antithrombotic therapy in myocardial infarction. He is a reviewer for a number of scientific journals including Heart, Am J Cardiology, J Appl Physiol, Med Sci Sports Exerc, PLOS One and J Clin Exp Cardiol. Clin Assoc Prof Sahlén is a regular reviewer for the European Society of Cardiology Congress, which is held every year.


  • FASE
  • FESC
  • ​MRCP (UK)
  • PhD
  • MD

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Associate Professor, Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden
  • ​Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Director of Echocardiography Core Laboratory, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Fellow, European Society of Cardiology, 2013
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography, 2012
  • Member, Royal College of Physicians of London, 2005
  • Member, Swedish Cardiac Society
  • Reviewer, Heart
  • Reviewer, Am J Cardiology
  • Reviewer, J Appl Physiol
  • Reviewer, Med Sci Sports Exerc
  • Reviewer, PLOS One 
  • Reviewer, J Clin Exp Cardiol. 
  • Abstract reviewer, European Society of Cardiology congress, Barcelona, Spain, 2014


  • Young Investigator's Award at the European Society of Cardiology congress in 2007 (Vienna, Austria)

Research Interests


Research Trials