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Dr. Eugene Sim Kwang Wei

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Dr. Eugene Sim Kwang Wei is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre in Singapore.

He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) at the National University of Singapore in 1984 and was conferred Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow (FRCS) in 1989 and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) in 1993.

He has pioneered several procedures in the field of cardiac surgery. He is the first surgeon in Asia to perform off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting using the Octopus stabiliser and pure myoblast transplantation for the treatment of heart failure.

In addition, he is one of the first surgeons in Asia to perform thoracoscopic anterior release for scoliosis, minimally invasive direct coronary bypass grafting, robot-assisted bypass surgery, thoracoscopic ligation of a patent ductus arteriosus, and multivessel off pump coronary artery bypass grafting.

He was appointed to the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery’s board of directors in 2001.

Besides his clinical work, Dr. Sim also trains surgeons in the use of techniques that he pioneered and currently serves as director of two biotechnology companies. He also often advises international medical device companies and conduct trials on new surgical techniques and equipment.

His work on cell and myoblast transplant for heart failure has been presented at scientific sessions of the European Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery, American College of Cardiology, European Congress of Cardiology, and American Heart Association.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1984
Medical training
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, Texas Heart Institute, 1994
  • Internship in internal medicine, National University Hospital, 1985
  • Residency in cardiothoracic surgery, National University Heart Centre, 1991
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, Mayo Clinic, 1993
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, 1995
Certifications
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 1989
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1989
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 1993
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Mandarin
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