Dr. Yap Yee Guan is one of the highly trained cardiologists at Prince Court Medical Centre. He graduated from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom in 1992 where he earned his BMedSci and MBBS degrees. He went on and completed his internship at the University of Hospital Nottingham and Southampton General Hospital before he became the resident cardiologist at Cardiothoracic Centre in Liverpool and St. George’s Hospital in London.
He completed his Higher Medical Training in Cardiology and General Medicine in 2005 and became a member of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of United Kingdom.
With his impressive educational background, he easily became a fully accredited and registered specialist at Consultant grade in the UK General Medical Council and a certified European Cardiologist by the European Board for the Specialty of Cardiology.
Dr. Yap Yee Guan specializes in interventional cardiology with keen interest in transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiograms. He is the recipient of several awards including the Vale of Trent Faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners Student Prize at the University of Nottingham. He also received two grants from the British Heart Foundation. In addition, he had published several books and articles in international medical journals, and is often asked to lecture at national and international meetings and interventional cardiology conferences in different countries.
Dr. Yap Yee Guan graduated from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom where he obtained his BMedsSci and MBBS degrees. He then completed his internship at the University Hospital Nottingham and Southampton General Hospital. This was followed by his internal medicine and cardiology training at the Cardiothoracic Centre at Liverpool and St. George’s Hospital in London. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine in Singapore (FAMS), Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh and London), European Society of Cardiology, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (United States), American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiologists. He is also a member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions and the British Medical Association. While attending the University of Nottingham, Dr. Yap was awarded the Vale of Trent Faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners Student Prize. He also received the prestigious British Heart Research Fellowship in 1997 and was the recipient of two grants from the British Heart Foundation. To date, he has published three books, 11 book chapters, 31 articles, and 90 abstracts on cardiology in international medical journals. Considered as an important figure in his field, he is often asked to lecture at national and international interventional cardiology conferences.