Biography Dr. Goh Ping Ping is a cardiologist and echocardiologist. She has experience in managing a broad spectrum of cardiovascular diseases for patients. She has worked as a cardiologist in various public institutions. In 2007, she was appointed Chief of the Department of Cardiology at Changi General Hospital. In particular, she was the key driver of the Acute Myocardial Infarction Programme which provides advanced and comprehensive care for heart attack patients. At the national level, she served on the National Standing Committee for Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Services from 2012 to 2014 and the National Resuscitation Council from 2008 to 2011.
She has been a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 1997, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) since 2004, Fellow of the ASEAN College of Cardiology since 2012, and member of the National Board of Echocardiography, USA since 1988. Dr. Goh is a strong advocate of preventive cardiology. This has led her to become a Clinical Exercise Specialist accredited by the American College of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Goh graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1988. She specialized in internal medicine, obtained her MRCP in 1992, and further specialized in cardiology at National Heart Centre, Singapore. Her subspecialty is echocardiography for which she completed a clinical fellowship in cardiac imaging at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in the United States.
Dr. Goh is an avid teacher for both undergraduate and postgraduate medical students giving them regular lectures and tutorials; as well as overseeing research projects. She was Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Yong Loo Lin Medical School, NUS and an examiner for the PACES examination held jointly with the Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom. She served as a member of the Cardiology Specialist Training Committee/Residency Accreditation Committee from 2007 to 2014.
Dr. Goh is actively involved in promoting the prevention of cardiovascular disease, particularly in raising the awareness of heart health in women. She was the official spokesperson of the Singapore Heart Foundation’s Go Red for Women campaign from its inauguration in 2006 to 2022.
Her specialty interests are transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, pharmacological and exercise stress echocardiography, hypertension, and preventive cardiology.