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Associate Professor Yip Wei Luen James



Senior Consultant Department of Cardiology, NUHCS

Associate Professor Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS  

Group Chief Medical Informatics Officer NUHS

Associate Professor James Yip is currently a Senior Consultant in Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore. He also holds the position of Group Chief Medical Informatics Officer in NUHS, and was previous Director for Congenital/ Structural Heart Disease.  


A/Prof James Yip graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1991 and has been a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore since 2001. He was trained in adult cardiology at the National University Hospital in Singapore from 1995 to 2001, and was a clinical fellow at Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults from 2001 to 2002.


He is currently the Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Programme at NUHCS in Singapore. His interests include pregnancy and heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, Marfan syndrome and medical informatics.


Specialty Interest(s):

  • Heart Disease in Pregnancy
  • Medical Informatics/ Analytics
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension


Specializes in Diseases and Conditions:

  • Marfan syndrome
  • Pulmonary Hypertension




  1. Tan GM, Tay EL, Tai BC, Yip JW  .Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension in Asians: a long-term study on clinical outcomes . Chest. 2015 Apr;147(4):e160-3. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-2919.
  2. Tay E, Muda N, Yap J, Muller DW, Santoso T, Walters DL, Liu X, Yamen E, Jansz P, Yip J, Zambahari R, Passage J, Ding ZP, Wang J, Scalia G, Soesanto AM, Yeo KK. The MitraClip Asia-Pacific registry: Differences in outcomes between functional and degenerative mitral regurgitation. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Oct 28. doi: 10.1002/ccd.26289.
  3. Tay EL, Poh KK, Yip J , Kong WK. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: from revolution to evolution. Singapore Med J. 2016 Jul;57(7):406-7. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2016122.

  4. Chew N, Hon JK, Yip WL, Chan SP, Poh KK, Kong WK, Teoh KL, Yeo TC, Tan HC, Tay EL. Mid-term study of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in an Asian population with severe aortic stenosis: two-year valve academic research consortium-2 outcomes. Singapore Med J. 2016 Aug 12
  5. Kong WK, Delgado V, Poh KK, Regeer MV, Ng AC, McCormack L, Yeo TC, Shanks M, Parent S, Enache R, Popescu BA, Liang M, Yip JW, Ma LC, Kamperidis V, van Rosendael PJ, van der Velde ET, Ajmone Marsan N, Bax JJ. Prognostic Implications of Raphe in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Anatomy. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Jan 4


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