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Dr Ivandito Kuntjoro

MD, ABIM (Int.Med-USA), FAMS (Cardiology)

 

Consultant Department of Cardiology, NUHCS

 

Dr. Ivandito Kuntjoro is presently a Consultant Cardiologist at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore. He obtained his basic medical degree from Airlangga University, Indonesia. Subsequently, he pursued his medical training in the United States. He was elected as a member of Kaplan Medical Honor Society in 2003 for his achievement in the US medical board examination and was awarded ECFMG certification in 2004 to practice medicine in USA.

 

Dr. Kuntjoro received both his internal medicine internship and residency training at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Ohio, USA.  He was certified and has been a member of American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) since 2009.  He worked as internal medicine attending physician at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, USA until 2012 before joining NUHCS for his advanced specialty training in cardiology. Upon completion of his cardiology training, he was awarded fellowship training in structural intervention at the Advanced Valve Center at University of Virginia (UVA) Medical Center, USA. He was trained under Scott Lim, MD who is one of the pioneers and world leaders in the field.

 

Currently, he is actively involved in the management of patient with complex valvular heart disease, congenital heart and pulmonary hypertension on top of treating patient with common cardiac condition. He is also a member of Heart Team who performed transcatheter valve intervention such as TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation), mitraclip and other intervention for structural heart problem. He has authored or co-authored few papers in peer-reviewed journals and has written a book chapter in Structural Intervention.

 

Dr. Kuntjoro is actively involved in medical education and is a core faculty member of the Cardiology Senior Residency Programme at NUHCS.

  

Specialty Interest(s):

 

  • Structural Intervention
  • Congenital Heart Disease Intervention
  • Transcatheter Valve Replacement
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • General Cardiology

 

Awards:


  • Best Free Paper Session in 26th Singapore Cardiac Society Meeting (April 2014)

 

Publications:

 

  1. Percutaneous mitral valve repair with the MitraClip: early results from the MitraClip Asia-Pacific Registry (MARS). Yeo KK, Yap J, Yamen E, Muda N, Tay E, Walters DL, Santoso T, Liu X, Jansz P, Yip J, Zambahari R, Passage J, Koh TH, Wang J, Scalia G, Kuntjoro I, Soesanto AM, Muller D. EuroIntervention. 2014 Sep;10(5):620-5.  
     
  2. Electrocardiography series. Non-ischaemic causes of ST segment elevation. Kuntjoro I, Teo SG, Poh KK. Singapore Med J. 2012 Jun;53(6):367-70; quiz 371
     
  3. Abnormal ECGs secondary to electrolyte abnormalities. Kuntjoro I, Teo SG, Poh KK. Singapore Med J. 2012 Mar;53(3):152-5; quiz 156.
     
  4. Predicting changes in flow category in patients with severe aortic stenosis and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction on medical therapy. Ngiam JN, Kuntjoro I, Tan BYQ, Sim HW, Kong WKF, Yeo TC, Poh KK Echocardiography. 2017 Nov;34(11):1568-1574.
     
  5. 6-Minute walk test predicts prolonged hospitalization in patients undergoing transcatheter mitral valve repair by MitraClipSaji M, Katz MR, Ailawadi G, Welch TS, Fowler DE, Kennedy JLW, Bergin JD, Kuntjoro I, Dent JM, Ragosta M, Lim DS. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Sep 1;92(3):566-573
     
  6. Panday VB, Kuntjoro I, Low TT, Yip JWL, Tay Lik Wui E. Pharmacoinvasive strategy as rescue treatment for acute right ventricular failure from chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. QJM. 2018 Jul 16.
     
  7. Pulmonary arterial hypertension in a multi-ethnic Asian population: Characteristics, survival and mortality predictors from a 14-year follow-up study. Lim Y, Low TT, Chan SP, Teo TW, Jang JJ, Yip N, Kuntjoro I, Tay EL, Yip JW. Respirology. 2018 Sep 4. doi: 10.1111/resp.1339
 

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