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Dr. Yap Yee Guan

Dr. Yap Yee GuanVerified

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Overview

Dr. Yap Yee Guan is a cardiologist with a special interest in interventional cardiology.

He graduated from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS). He completed his internship at the University Hospital Nottingham and Southampton General Hospital and training in internal medicine and cardiology at the Cardiothoracic Centre in Liverpool and St. George’s Hospital in London.

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS), Royal Colleges of Physicians of Edinburgh and London (FRCP), European Society of Cardiology, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (USA), American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiologists. He is also a member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions, and British Medical Association.

Dr. Yap was the recipient of the prestigious British Heart Research Fellowship in 1997 and 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 local and international medical journals. He is often asked to lecture at national and international interventional cardiology meetings and conferences.

Education
  • Doctor of medicine, University of London, 2005
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, University of Nottingham, 1992
Medical training
  • Residency in cardiology, Ashford Hospital, 1996
  • Fellowship in cardiology, St George's Hospital, 2000
  • Residency in cardiology, St George's Hospital, 2003
  • Fellowship in interventional cardiology, St George's Hospital, 2005
Certifications
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2006
  • American College of Cardiology, 2008
  • Royal College of Physicians, 1996
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2006
  • Royal College of Physicians, 2008
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2006
Professional Memberships
  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
  • British Medical Association
  • European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • The Malaysian Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Malay
  • English
  • Hokkien
Insurance
  • MSH International
  • Cigna
  • GMC
  • Good Health TPA
  • Gouda International
  • Nisshin Fire & Marine Insurance
  • Ace Insurance
  • IHM
  • International SOS
  • GeoBlue
  • HEALTH CONNECT
  • Hong Leong Assurance / HLA
  • Bupa
  • Allianz
  • Tokio Marine
  • Aviva
  • PMCare
  • Tejani Emergency Assistance Malaysia (TEAM)
  • MediExpress
  • CEGA Group
  • First Assistance
  • Manulife Insurance
  • MiCare
  • MMS (Insurance Brokers) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Etiqa Insurance
  • William Russell
  • Aetna
  • AIG
  • Global Benefits Group (GBG)
  • Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad
  • Europ Assistance
  • Great Eastern
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Euro-Center
  • Kurnia Insurance
  • Asia Assistance
  • Assist America
  • Bajaj Allianz
  • HTH Worlwide
  • Prudential
  • Seven Corners Insurance
  • CompuMed
  • Global Health
  • RHB Insurance Berhad
  • Mondial Assistance
  • Fullerton Health
  • IA International Assistance Sdn . Bhd.
  • AA International Inc
  • Prestige International
  • Vanbreda International
  • AIA
  • AXA
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Dr. YAP, Yee Guan Heart Reference Centre
Dr. YAP, Yee Guan Heart Reference Centre['Cardiology', 'Interventional cardiology'] in Malaysia
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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.

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