Dr Chong Yu Eric Silvio

Dr Chong Yu Eric Silvio
Dr Chong Yu Eric Silvio
  • Specialty

    • Cardiology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Physicians, UK
    • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
    • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Cardiology)
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Mandarin

Background

  • Dr Eric Chong is a cardiologist at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore.
  • His subspecialty interests include coronary intervention, invasive coronary imaging, complex coronary angioplasty involving chronic occlusion intervention and rotablation, as well as cardiac devices implantation.
  • He has over 19 years of medical practice, and is experienced in the areas of interventional / invasive cardiology, including the radial and bi-femoral approach, intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) use in left main intervention, and bifurcation intervention.
  • Prior to starting private practice, Dr Chong was a senior consultant cardiologist at National University Hospital and Ng Teng Fong Hospital.
  • At Ng Teng Fong Hospital, he was actively involved in the planning of the set-up of the cardiac catheterisation lab and coronary angioplasty service, and also served as the acting director of the cardiology service from 2015 – 2017.
  • He was also the former director of the cardiac catherisation lab in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, and director of the cardiology service in Alexandra Hospital.
  • He set up the cardiology intervention service at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in 2010, and the cardiac catheterisation lab at Alexandra Hospital in 2011, where he also started the emergency coronary angioplasty service.
  • In 2013, Dr Chong set up the cardiac rehabilitation programme for post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients in Alexandra Hospital, and was also the clinical cardiology programme trainer for cardiology senior residents.
  • He is an interventional cardiology trainer for interventional cardiology fellows at the National University Hospital, Singapore.
  • Dr Chong was the national committee member of the acute myocardial infarction and coronary stent usage committee in the Ministry of Health, Singapore. He was also actively involved in the national strategic planning of coronary angioplasty service provision for patients with acute myocardial infarction.
  • He is a journal reviewer for several publications including the Singapore Medical Journal and the ANNALS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
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