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Assistant Professor Kang Giap Swee

MBBS (Malaya), Master of Surgery (Malaya), MMed in Surgery (Singapore) MRCS (Ireland), MRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS CTh (Edinburgh)


Consultant Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS

Assistant Professor Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS


Assistant Professor Kang Giap Swee is presently a Consultant with the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at National University Heart Centre of Singapore. He is also a Clinical Tutor with the Department of Surgery at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.


In 1997, Asst. Prof. Kang Giap Swee graduated from the University of Malaya, after which, he completed his general surgery training in 2004 by obtaining MRCS (Ireland) & MRCS (Edinburgh). Subsequently, he received the Master of Surgery from the University of Malaya in 2005 & practised as a general surgeon in Malaysia for 2 years before he entered subspecialty training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at National University Hospital, Singapore in 2007. Later on, he obtained MMed in Surgery from NUS in 2008. In January 2011, he was accorded Specialist accreditation in Cardiothoracic Surgery by Ministry of Health of Singapore after being rewarded the FRCSEd in Cardiothoracic Surgery.


Asst. Prof. Kang is also the member of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, The Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery & the Singapore Cardiac Society.


Asst. Prof. Kang’s interest and specialty lies in the Adult Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery & Cardiothoracic Intensive Care.


Specialty Interest(s):


  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
  • Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Valvular heart surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Aortic surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Lung and Pleura Surgeries
  • Ventricular Assist Device and Extracorporeal life support
  • Cardiothoracic Intensive Care


Selected Publications


  1. Five- year experience with congenital cardiac surgery National University Heart Centre , Singapore ( 2010 ). Kang GS , Soh YF , Kofidis T , Lee CN. Singapore Med J. 2010 Jul;51(7):570-5.
  2. Abberant Origin of Right Coronary Artery from Left Coronary Sinus with Ascending Aneurysm in an adult female ( 2010 ). Hannan MA, Kang GS , Kofidis T , Lee CN


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