Assistant Professor Wong Ching Chiew Raymond
MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS (Cardiology), FACC
Senior Consultant Department of Cardiology, NUHCS
Director Nuclear Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, NUHCS
Director Cardiac Rehabilitation, Department of Cardiology, NUHCS
Director Diagnostic Cardiovascular Laboratory, Department of Cardiology, NUHCS
Programme Director Heart Failure Programme, NUHCS
Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Assistant Professor Raymond Wong is currently a Senior Consultant in the Department of Cardiology of National University Heart Centre, Singapore. He also holds the appointment of Director for Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme as well as Programme Director for Heart Failure Programme in NUHCS.
Asst. Prof. Raymond Wong graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1997. He obtained the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 2002, and completed the Cardiology Advance Specialist training at the Cardiac Department of NUH in 2006. After that, Asst. Prof. Wong went on to the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio for advance fellowship in Heart Failure Transplantation, as well as Cardiac Imaging (Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology) in 2007-2008.
Asst. Prof. Wong has special research interests in the fields of heart failure and cardiomyopathy. In addition, he is involved in many quality improvement projects within the hospital.
Specializes in Diseases and Conditions:
Advanced Heart Failure
- Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity is associated with N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide level in patients with atrial fibrillation. Lin Y Chen, Bee C Tai, David C Foo, Raymond C Wong, A Selcuk Adabag, David G Benditt, Lieng H Ling. Heart Asia 2011;3:55-59
- Heart failure: a problem of our age. Richards AM, Lam C, Wong RC, Ping C. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2011 Sep;40(9):392-2.
- Ischemic changes on rubidium-82 positron emission tomography imaging are associated with left ventricular functional and volumetric change independent of metabolic properties and echocardiographic functional variables in ischemic cardiomyopathy. Wong RC, Cerqueira MD, Brunken RC. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Nov 11.
- Fatal vacuolar cardiomyopathy: clinicopathological correlate. Poh KK, Chai P, Wong RC, Tan KB. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 May 15;59(20):e39
- Growth Differentiation Factor 15, ST2, high sensitivity Troponin T and N-terminal pro-B-type Natriuretic Peptide in Heart Failure with Preserved versus Reduced Ejection Fraction. Santhanakrishnan R, Chong JP, Ng TP, Ling LH, Sim D, Leong KT, Yeo PS, Ong HY, Jaufeerally F, Wong R, Chai P, Low AF, Richards AM, Lam CS. Eur J Heart Fail. 2012 Aug 5.
- Noncompaction cardiomyopathy presenting with congestive cardiac failure during intercurrent dengue viral illmess: Importance of phenotypic recognition. HY Neo, Raymond CC Wong, KY Seto, JWL Yip, H Yang, LH Ling. Int J Cardiol. 2006 Feb 8;107(1):123-5.
- An unusual right-sided endocarditis: A case of eustachian valve endocarditis. RCC Wong, TC Yeo. Int J Cardiol. 2006 May 24;109(3):406-7.
- Office hour’ ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is sufficient for blood pressure diagnosis. RCC Wong, TC Yeo. J Hum Hypertens. 2006 Jun;20(6):440-3.
- Oral Sildenafil Therapy Improves Health-related Quality of Life and Functional Status in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. RCC Wong, PH Choong, GM Koh, JWL Yip. Int J Cardiol. 2007 Jul 31;119(3):400-2.
- Stroke-work loss underestimates hemodynamic significance of aortic stenosis in patients with hypertension. Echocardiography. 2007 Aug;24(7):673-6.
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- Best paper, Young Investigator’s Award, 18th Singapore Cardiac Society Meeting, 26th March 2006. NUH Sports Award, 2006
- 8th National Health Quality Improvement Poster Competition 2010, Finalist.
- AY1011 UMC Teaching Award - 3rd Year Dentistry Students
- Best moderated poster award ACRA 2012. Does improvement in 6 minute walk test (6mwt) improve quality of life (QOL) in patients who underwent cardiac rehabilitation (CR)?
- 1st runners up, Asian Hospital Management Awards 2012
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