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Dr Hardip Singh



Consultant Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS


Dr Hardip Singh is a Consultant at the Department Of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS). He underwent his Cardiothoracic Surgery training at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore. Dr Singh was awarded the FRCSEd (Cardiothoracic Surgery) and FAMS (Cardiothoracic Surgery) upon completion of this training.


In the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, he participated in the E SVS (External Support Saphenous Vein Support) and Off-Pump CABG research projects. He specializes in adult cardiac thoracic surgery. His interest lies in the field of Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO, VADS) and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.


Dr Hardip completed his advanced training in heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support at the world renowned St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

Dr Hardip is also a regular presenter at international cardiothoracic surgery meetings.


Specialty Interest(s)


  • Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO, VADS)
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Heart Failure and Transplantation


Awards & Honours


  • Young Malaysian Cardiothoracic Surgery Investigator Award
  • Gold Medal in The Conjoint FRCSEd CTh and FAMS CTh exams organised by The Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh , UK


Professional Memberships


  • European Association Of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS)
  • International Society Of Heart And Lung Transplantation(ISHLT)
  • International Society Of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS)
  • Heart Valve Society Of America / Society Of Heart Valve Disease (HVSA/SHVD)
  • Heart Failure Society Of America (HFSA)


International Presentations


  • The World Society Of Cardiothoracic Surgery Annual Meeting , Kos Island , Greece
  • The Asian Society Of Cardiac , Thoracic & Vascular Surgery , Singapore
  • The Heart Valve Society of America / Society Of Heart Valve Disease Meeting , New York , USA
  • 1st Euro ELSO ECMO Meeting Rome , Italy




  1. The Heart Surgery Forum Volume 11 , Supplement 1 April 2008
  2. The minimized extracorporeal circulation system causes less inflammation and organ damage . Perfusion, May 2008; vol. 23, 3: pp. 147-151. Kofidis T, Baraki H, Singh H, Woitek F, Haverich A.