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A/Prof Yeo Tiong Cheng

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Group Chief, Cardiology, National University Health System 
Cardiology (Heart)
Cardiac Imaging (Echocardiography), General Cardiology
Special Interests:
Cardiac Imaging, General Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease


Associate Professor Yeo Tiong Cheng is presently the Deputy Director of the National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS). His concurrent appointments are Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, NUHCS and Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

Associate Professor Yeo graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1987 and obtained his membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 1992. He is also a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a specialist registered with the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

He did his echocardiography fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester USA in 1996 and is also trained in cardiac CT angiography.


  • ​NUH Postgraduate Teaching Excellence Award, 2016
  • NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Team Award, 2018

Journals & Publications

  1. ​Ngiam JN, Chew N, Tan YB, Sim HW, Sia CH, Low TT, Kong WKF, Tay EL, Kang GS, Yeo TC, Poh KK. An Asian Perspective on Gender Differences in Clinical Outcomes and Echocardiographic Profiles of Patients With Medically Managed Severe Aortic Stenosis. Heart Lung Circ. 2021 Jan;30(1):115-120.
  2. Chew NW, Sia CH, Wee HL, Benedict LJ, Rastogi S, Kojodjojo P, Chor WPD, Leong BS, Koh BC, Tam H, Quek LS, Sia WC, Saw KW, Tung BW, Ng ZZ, Ambhore A, Tay EL, Chan KH, Lee CH, Loh JP, Low AF, Chan MY, Yeo TC, Tan HC, Loh PH. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Door-to-Balloon Time for Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention- Results From the Singapore Western STEMI Network. Circ J. 2021 Jan 25;85(2):139-149.
  3. Soh RY, Sia CH, Lau RH, Ho PY, Timothy NY, Ho JS, Kaur H, Sim HW, Yeo TC, Tan HC, Chan MY, Loh JP. The impact of chronic kidney disease on long-term outcomes following semi-urgent and elective percutaneous coronary intervention. Coron Artery Dis. 2020 Nov 20.
  4. Leow AS, Sia CH, Tan BY, Kaur R, Yeo TC, Chan MY, Tay EL, Seet RC, Loh JP, Yeo LL. Characterisation of acute ischemic stroke in patients with left ventricular thrombi after myocardial infarction. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019 Jul;48(1):158-166.
  5. Sia CH, Ho JS, Chua JJ, Tan BY, Ngiam NJ, Chew N, Sim HW, Chen R, Lee CH, Yeo TC, Kong WK, Poh KK. Comparison of Clinical and Echocardiographic Features of Asymptomatic Patients With Stenotic Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valves. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Aug 1;128:210-215.
  6. Poh KK, Lee PSS, Djohan AH, Galupo MJ, Songco GG, Yeo TC, Tan HC, Richards AM, Ye L. Transplantation of Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Obese Diabetic Rats Following Myocardial Infarction: Role of Thymosin Beta-4. Cells. 2020 Apr 12;9(4):949.
  7. Koo CY, Chua AP, Kristanto W, Koh EH, Tan ES, Abd Rahman S, Abd Gani MB, Chong JP, Aung AT, Han TO, Chan SP, Low AF, Yeo TC, Chan MY, Kojodjojo P, Richards AM, Lee CH. Screening and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in acute coronary syndrome. A randomized clinical trial. Int J Cardiol. 2020 Jan 15;299:20-25. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.07.003. Epub 2019 Jul 3. PMID: 31307844
  8. Sia CH, Leow AS, Tan BY, Low CJ, Kaur R, Yeo TC, Chan MY, Tay EL, Yeo LL, Yap ES, Loh JP. The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-lymphocyte ratio predict left ventricular thrombus resolution in acute myocardial infarction without percutaneous coronary intervention. Thromb Res. 2020 Jun 3;194:16-20. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2020.06.003. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32559523
  9. Kong WKF, Vollema EM, Prevedello F, Perry R, Ng ACT, Poh KK, Almeida AG, González A, Shen M, Yeo TC, Shanks M, Popescu BA, Galian Gay L, Fijałkowski M, Liang M, Chen RW, Ajmone Marsan N, Selvanayagam J, Pinto F, Zamorano JL, Pibarot P, Evangelista A, Delgado V, Bax JJ. Prognostic implications of left ventricular global longitudinal strain in patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Jul 1;21(7):759-767.
  10. Ngiam JN, Chew NW, Tan BY, Sim HW, Kong WKF, Yeo TC, Chowdhury SM, Poh KK. Novel Echocardiography-Derived Left Ventricular Stiffness Index in Low-Flow Versus Normal-Flow Severe Aortic Stenosis with Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction. Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 3;10(1):9086

Professional Memberships

  • Cardiac Society, Singapore
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • American College of Cardiology, USA