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Dr. James Wong Woon Wai

Dr. James Wong Woon WaiVerified

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Overview

Dr. James Woon Wai Wong is a US-trained consultant cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He completed his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at New York Medical Centre and his fellowship in arrhythmic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He is Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS).

His areas of subspecialty and services include mitral valve repair, off-pump and on-pump CABG, surgery for atrial fibrillation, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, open chest thoracic aortic surgery, and surgery for heart failure, among others.

Aside from his practice, he is also actively involved in training cardiothoracic surgeons in Japan, Thailand, Greater China, Australia, and Taiwan. He also often conducts workshops and lectures at professional conferences.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, Monash University, 1977
Medical training
  • Residency in cardiothoracic surgery, National University Hospital, 1983
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, New York Medical College, 1986
  • Residency in general surgery, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, 1980
  • Internship in general surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, 1978
Certifications
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1983
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • Indonesian
  • Mandarin
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • Malay
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
The Heart Lung and Vascular Centre Mount Elizabeth
The Heart Lung and Vascular Centre Mount Elizabeth['Cardiology', 'Cardiothoracic surgery'] in Singapore
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The Heart Lung and Vascular Centre at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre is a group practice formed by two highly experienced cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons: Dr. Sivathasan Cumaraswamy and Dr. Wong Woon Wai James. Dr. Cumaraswamy has over 45 years of practice experience. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). Aside from his private practice, he also serves as the director of the mechanical heart devices programme and co-director of heart/lung transplantation at the National Heart Centre. Dr. Wong Woon Wai James, on the other hand, has more than 40 years of practice experience. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (General Surgery) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (Thoracic Surgery). Together, they provide comprehensive services for the diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of all known cardiovascular conditions and disorders. Their services include [coronary artery bypass surgery](https://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/coronary-artery-bypass-graft-surgery-cabg), atrial fibrillation surgery, heart failure surgery, heart valve surgery and repair, aortic aneurysm surgery, endovascular stenting, and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for chest surgery.

The Heart Lung and Vascular Centre Mount Alvernia
The Heart Lung and Vascular Centre Mount Alvernia['Cardiology', 'Cardiothoracic surgery'] in Singapore
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The Heart Lung and Vascular Centre at Mount Alvernia Hospital provides comprehensive cardiothoracic services for both local and international patients. It is helmed by Dr. James Wong Woon Wai, a cardiothoracic surgeon with over 20 years of practice experience in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. His services include mitral valve repair, surgery for atrial fibrillation, open chest thoracic aortic surgery, endovascular aortic grafting, surgery for [heart failure](https://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/heart-failure), and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. Dr. Wong completed his MBBS degree in Australia in 1997. He then pursued his postgraduate qualifications and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1983) and the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (1990). Aside from his private practice, Dr. Wong is also actively involved in training cardiothoracic surgeons in different countries, including Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Greater China, especially in cardiac surgery and atrial fibrillation surgery. He also often conducts workshops and lectures at professional conferences.

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