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Dr. Eric Chong

Dr. Eric Chong

  • Specialty Cardiology Internal Medicine
  • Languages English Mandarin Malay

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Dr. Eric Chong is a cardiologist and sub-specialises and is accredited in interventional cardiology, cardiac pacing and electrophysiology procedures. He has conducted clinical and translational research in coronary angioplasty, coronary stents, protective kidney therapy during contrast procedure, heart rhythm disorders, atrial fibrillation and cardiac device management. Besides Cardiology, he is also a MOH/SMC accredited Internal Medicine Specialist.

His current research and clinical interest is in longevity enhancement treatment for patients with severe heart disease.

He is an adjunct assistant clinical professor of medicine at the National University of Singapore. He is elected fellow of several cardiology societies such as the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, European Society of Cardiology, American College of Cardiology, ASEAN Federation of Cardiology, Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology and Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions USA.

Dr. Chong holds level 2 certification of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) Cardiac Pacing and the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) certifications in both electrophysiology and cardiac device therapy. He also holds level 2 CT coronary angiography certification of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography USA and Diploma of Family Medicine Singapore. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, Heart Rhythm Society USA, European Heart Rhythm Association and Singapore Cardiac Society.

Dr. Chong underwent advanced subspecialty training under world famous cardiologists in internationally renowned cardiac centers in Singapore National University Hospital, Taiwan Veterans General Hospital and London St Thomas Hospital previously.

Dr. Chong's specialty interests are heart failure/cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation and heart rhythm disorders, cardiac pacing and ICD implant, complex coronary intervention and angioplasty and critical cardiovascular disease. 

Did you know?

While it is true that you should eat a diet low in saturated and trans fat if you have heart disease, other fats such as unsaturated fats in olive oil and nuts are actually beneficial. In fact, eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, twice a week can lower the risk of heart disease.

Learn more about ways to maintain your heart health here.