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Dr. Derek Yong

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Dr. Derek Yong is a consultant general and interventional cardiologist with over 10 years of practice experience. His areas of specialty include CT cardiac and CT coronary angiography.

Following the completion of his MBBS degree at the University of Adelaide in 2003, Dr. Yong pursued his advanced cardiology specialist training as well as his subspecialty training in invasive and interventional cardiology at Westmead Hospital, Heart Scan Institute, and the Australian Institute of Cardiovascular CT in Sydney, Australia. He then furthered his subspecialty training in interventional cardiology at the National Heart Centre, Singapore.

Dr. Yong is the medical director of Restore Heart Centre at Mount Alvernia Hospital Medical Centre. He also serves as a visiting general and interventional cardiologist consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Jurong Community Hospital, and the National University Heart Centre, Singapore.

Dr. Yong is also serving as a clinical lecturer as well as a physician core faculty member (cardiology senior residency program) at the National University Hospital, Singapore. He is also a member of Mt. Alvernia Hospital’s medical advisory board and chairman of its code blue committee.

Dr. Yong is a Fellow of the following medical organisations:

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
  • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS)
  • American College of Cardiology (FACC)

He is a CT coronary angiography specialist recognised by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology (RANZCR), Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ), and Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists (ANZAPNM).

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, The University of Adelaide, 2003
Medical training
  • Residency in internal medicine, Lyell McEwin Hospital, 2009
  • Residency in cardiology, Lyell McEwin Hospital, 2009
  • Fellowship in interventional cardiology, Westmead Hospital, 2012
  • Internship in internal medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 2005
Certifications
  • American College of Cardiology, 2015
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2012
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2013
Professional Memberships
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Languages spoken
  • Teochew
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Malay
  • Hokkien
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Restore Heart Centre
Restore Heart Centre['Cardiology', 'Interventional cardiology'] in Singapore
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Restore Heart Centre at Mount Alvernia Hospital is a general and interventional cardiology clinic helmed by Dr. Derek Yong, a consultant clinical and interventional cardiologist. The clinic, which provides comprehensive services for the early and accurate detection of heart disease, is fully equipped with cutting-edge technology and uses advanced methods and techniques in addressing patients’ cardiac health needs. Dr. Yong has 15 years of practice experience. He graduated from the University of Adelaide (Australia) in 2003 with his MBBS degree. He then pursued his postgraduate qualifications and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (2012), Academy of Medicine of Singapore (2013), and the American College of Cardiology (2015). Clinic Highlights * Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) * Coronary Angioplasty or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention * Stress Echocardiogram * Cardiac Event Monitor * Dobutamine Stress [Echocardiogram](https://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/echocardiogram) * Transesophageal Echocardiogram * Invasive Coronary Angiogram * Electrocardiograph (ECG) * Transthoracic Echocardiogram (ECHO) * CT Coronary Angiogram * Holter Monitor * Treadmill Stress Test * Tilt Table Test

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