Orchard Heart Specialist Clinic, which has another branch at Mount Alvernia Hospital, focuses on providing a comprehensive range of services for the prevention, treatment, and management of various heart conditions. These services include cardiac screening, pacemaker implantation, interventional cardiology, and treatment for sick sinus syndrome, heart attack, heart failure, and aortic stenosis, among others.
The clinic’s qualified cardiologists are Dr. Tan Kok Soon and Dr. Leslie Tay. Dr. Tan Kok Soon is an interventional cardiologist with over 30 years of experience. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Dr. Tay specialises in interventional cardiology and is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
<p>Dr. Leslie Tay's qualifications include: </p> <ul> <li>MB ChB, University of Leeds, United Kingdom</li> <li>Clinical Exercise Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine </li> <li>Singapore Specialist Accreditation Board (Cardiology)</li> <li>Cardiovascular CT level 2 accreditation, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography</li> <li>Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow</li> <li>Fellow, Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology</li> </ul> <p>Dr. Tay’s many contributions to his field of expertise include providing patients who require immediate cardiological assessment with rapid access to chest pain clinic as well as enhancing anticoagulation safety at the National Heart Centre and Changi General Hospital through the implementation of the inpatient warfarin prescription chart and guidelines.</p>
<p>Dr. Tan Kok Soon graduated from Trinity College Dublin where he completed his medical degree in 1985. He then pursued his postgraduate qualifications in cardiology and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (2003) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (2000). He also completed his interventional cardiology fellowship in San Diego, California (1996-1997). </p> <p>He is a member of the Singapore Cardiac Society, Singapore National Heart Association, and Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology.</p>