Prof. Choo practices Cardiology and Internal Medicine at Farrer Park Hospital and Medical Centre. He is currently Adjunct Professor with the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU and Imperial College). His subspecialty areas of focus are percutaneous coronary intervention, heart failure, valvular heart disease, lipid disorders and hypertension.
He completed his Residency in Cardiovascular Diseases at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. During his sabbatical year in 1995 as Consultant in the Cardiac Department at the Brompton Hospital in London, his fields of study were cardiac pathology and biomedical computing. For his doctoral studies leading to his MD (PhD), his thesis focused on Lp(a) and coronary angiographic disease. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Medicine of London, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
Prof. Choo was Founding Chief and Professor, Cardiac Department, National University Hospital, Singapore. While in the National University of Singapore, he was Professor of Medicine, Vice-Dean (Research), Chairman of the Medical Faculty Research Committee, Director of the National University Medical Institute, and Chairman for Master of Medicine Examination Organization Committee in the School of Postgraduate Medical Studies.
In the broader community, he was Chairman of the Review Committee for the National Neuroscience Institute, Member of the Ministry of Health’s Specialist Accreditation Board and the Joint Committee for Specialist Training, and Parliamentary Member, Advisory Council on the Disabled and Service Improvement Unit.