Dr. William Kristanto graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2010. He completed his Internal Residency Program at National University Hospital (NUH) for which he was Chief Resident, followed by his Cardiology Senior Resident program there. He pursued his training in interventional cardiology under the tutelage of Dr. Sidney Lo at Liverpool, New South Wales with the prestigious Ministry of Health Health Manpower Development Plan award.
His areas of interest include performing diagnostic coronary angiogram, complex coronary angioplasty, incorporating the latest in intracoronary imaging using intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT), as well as coronary physiology assessment using fractional flow reserve (FFR), index of microvascular resistance (IMR), coronary flow reserve (CFR), and resting full-cycle ration (RFR).
At Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH), he was Cardiac Rehabilitation Lead. His secondary appointment was Deputy Chief Medical Informatics Officer for which he was actively involved in the implementation of the Next Generation Electronic Medical Records system.
Throughout his years of training and work, he won numerous awards, notably Best Young Clinician at NTFGH (2016) and Service Ambassador (2017).
Dr. Kristanto is currently a visiting consultant cardiologist at the National University Heart Centre. He is also part of the Western ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Network of interventional cardiologists, performing out-of-office hours primary angioplasties for the western region of Singapore.
Dr. Kristanto is also heavily involved in clinical teaching and research. He is currently part of the Clinical Faculty Scheme at NUS and has mentored numerous Cardiology Fellows in training. He is also involved as an investigator in numerous ongoing clinical trials.
He is a member of the Singapore Cardiac Society as well as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore.