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. Ong Sea Hing is a cardiologist with subspecialty training in interventional cardiology. He is currently practicing at The Heart Clinic at Farrer Park and Baldev & Ong The Cardio Clinic at Parkway East Hospital. He has more than 15 years of specialist practice experience. </p> <p>He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Malaya (Malaysia) in 2000 and Masters in Internal Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 2004. He then joined Singapore and Changi General Hospitals and National Heart Centre Singapore for his training in internal medicine, general cardiology, and interventional cardiology. </p> <p>Dr. Ong subsequently obtained his membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP). He then went on and completed his advanced specialty training in cardiology and one-year training in interventional cardiology at the renowned Siegburg Heart Centre in Germany courtesy of the SingHealth Manpower Development Programme scholarship. </p> <p>Dr. Ong worked at several hospitals in Singapore, including Changi General Hospital where he headed the only JCI-accredited Acute Myocardial Infarction Programme in Singapore (2008-2015). He also served as a clinical senior lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and faculty member of the SingHealth Cardiology Senior Residency Programme. He is also actively involved in research and has published numerous articles in high-impact local and international medical journals. He is often invited as a faculty member at several Asia-Pacific regional conferences. </p> <p>Dr. Ong is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) and member of Singapore Cardiac Society.</p>
<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>