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Tan Huay Cheem
Senior Consultant Cardiologist

Tan Huay Cheem

Professor Tan Huay Cheem graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1987 and obtained his Masters of Medicine in Internal Medicine and Membership of Royal College of Physician (United Kingdom) in 1992. He did his Interventional Cardiology fellowship at Duke University Medical Centre, North Carolina, USA in 1995. He received Fellowship of American College of Cardiology in 2001, Fellowship of Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention in 2002 and Fellowship of Royal College of Physician in 2004. He also received training in Vascular Ultrasonography at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia; and Carotid Stenting at Taiwan National University Hospital.
He is presently Senior Consultant Cardiologist at the National University Hospital and Professor of Medicine with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He was the past President of Singapore Cardiac Society and presently chairman of the Singapore Heart Foundation. He was awarded the National Day Award for Public Service Administration in 2016 and Ministry of Health, Singapore Distinguished Senior Clinician Award 2017.
He is the Immediate Past President of the Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (APSIC) and founding member of the Asia Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics (AICT). He is also Editor of AsiaIntervention, the official journal of APSIC.
Prof Tan is an active clinical researcher who has initated several multicentre, multinational randomised clinical trials, and more than 220 publications in local and international peer-reviewed journals. He is regularly invited as lecturer and faculty in many international cardiology meetings and is a Visiting Professor to 11 University-affiliated hospitals in China; and University of Mandalay in Myanmar. Prof Tan is bilingual and has a personal writing column in LianHe ZaoBao, Singapore’s largest Chinese newspaper.