The Heart Clinic @ Farrer Park is an interventional cardiology clinic that offers advanced diagnostic tests and interventional therapies for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of various heart conditions. Established in 2015, the clinic is committed to delivering holistic and compassionate care using cutting-edge technology and evidence-based methods.
Staffed by a group of highly qualified and experienced interventional cardiologists, the clinic's main goal is to halt the progression of various heart conditions to achieve better prognosis and eliminate the need for risky and highly invasive surgical procedures in the future.
One of the clinic’s cardiologists is Dr. Ong Sea Hing, who specialises in coronary artery angioplasty and stenting, complex coronary interventions, and structural heart interventions. Following the completion of his MBBS degree from the University of Malaya, he pursued his post-graduate qualifications, which include MRCP (United Kingdom) and Masters degree in Internal Medicine. He then became an accredited cardiology specialist by the Singapore’s Ministry of Health. Dr. Ong was subsequently awarded an overseas training scholarship that sent him to the renowned Siegburg Heart Centre in Germany where he completed his one-year advanced cardiology training.
<p>Dr. Sivathasan Cumaraswamy is a consultant cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at the Heart, Lung, & Vascular Centre, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre Singapore. He is also the director of the National Heart Centre’s mechanical heart devices and heart/lung transplantation programmes as well as the president of the International Society for Mechanical Cardiac Support. </p> <p>He holds an MBBS degree and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England and Edinburgh) (FRCS) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). </p> <p>Dr. Cumaraswamy is a member of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant and International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps. He is also a member of the board of directors of Singapore Heart Foundation and an executive member of the chapter of cardiothoracic surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore. </p> <p>For his contributions to the field of cardiothoracic surgery, he was given the following awards: </p> <ul> <li>National Outstanding Clinician Award, National Medical Excellence Awards (2011), Ministry of Health, Singapore </li> <li>The Healthcare Humanity Award (2010) (awarded by the president, Singapore)</li> </ul>
<p>Dr. Ong Sea Hing graduated with an MBBS degree from the University of Malaya in 2000 and in 2004, he completed his Masters in Internal Medicine at the National University Singapore and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP, United Kingdom). From 2005-2008, Dr. Ong completed his advanced specialty training in cardiology at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and this was followed by a year-long training at the renowned Siegburg Heart Centre in Germany courtesy of the SingHealth Health Manpower Development Award. </p> <p>Dr. Ong worked at several hospitals in Singapore including Changi General Hospital where he headed the only JCI-accredited Acute <a href="https://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/myocardial-infarction">Myocardial Infarction</a> Program in Singapore from 2008 to 2015. He also served as a clinical senior lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and as a faculty member of the SingHealth Cardiology Senior Residency Program. He is also actively involved in research and has successfully published numerous articles in high impact journals. As a recognised expert in his field, he is often invited as a faculty member at several Asia-Pacific regional conferences. </p> <p>Dr. Ong, who is currently serving at The Heart Clinic @ Farrer Park and Baldev & Ong The Cardio Clinic, is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) and member of Singapore Cardiac Society.</p>