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Dr Chai Ping

  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 
Cardiology (Heart)
Cardiac Imaging (Echocardiography), Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Heart Disease, General Cardiology, Heart Failure, Hypertension, Pulmonary Hypertension


Assistant Professor Chai Ping was accredited as specialist in cardiology in 2002. Subsequently, he did his fellowship in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom from the period of 2004 to 2005. His specialty interest lies in heart failure and non-invasive cardiovascular imaging. He is heavily involved in medical and nursing education.

Journals & Publications

Selected Publications:

1. Wong, L. L., Zou, R., Zhou, L., Lim, J. Y., Phua, D. C. Y., Liu, C., . . . Richards, A. M. (2019). Combining Circulating MicroRNA and NT-proBNP to Detect and Categorize Heart Failure Subtypes. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 73(11), 1300-1313. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2018.11.060

2. Yap, J., Lim, F. Y., Chia, S. Y., Allen, J. C., Jaufeerally, F. R., Macdonald, M. R., . . . Lam, C. S. P. (2019). Prediction of Survival in Asian Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure: Validation of the OPTIMIZE-HF Risk Score. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC FAILURE, 25(7), 571-575. doi:10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.02.016

3. Ngiam, N., Chew, N., Chai, P., & Poh, K. K. (2019). Multimodality Cardiac Imaging in the Evaluation of a Patient with Near-Fatal Arrhythmia. ANNALS ACADEMY OF MEDICINE SINGAPORE, 48(1), 39-41. Retrieved from

4. Go, Y. Y., Sellmair, R., Allen, J. C., Sahlén, A., Bulluck, H., Sim, D., . . . Lam, C. S. P. (2019). Defining a ‘frequent admitter’ phenotype among patients with repeat heart failure admissions. European Journal of Heart Failure, 21(3), 311-318. doi:10.1002/ejhf.1348

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Singapore Medical Association
  • Member of the Singapore Cardiac Society
  • Member of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
  • Member of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Fellow of the Asean College of Cardiology