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Clin Asst Prof Chai Siang Chew

Dr Chai Siang Chew from Changi General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Chai Siang Chew

MBBS, MRCP(UK), FAMS (Cardiology)

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Echocardiography

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Cardiology Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Chai Siang Chew is a senior consultant cardiologist at Changi General Hospital (CGH) and the assistant programme director of the SingHealth Senior Residency (Cardiology) since 2013. Dr Chai graduated with MBBS in 2003 and received his specialist training with the Department of Cardiology at CGH. His research interest is in usage of advanced echocardiography in valvar heart disease and congestive cardiac failure.


  • MBBS
  • MRCP (UK)
  • Fellowship in Advanced Echocardiography (Alberta, Canada)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Assistant Programme Director - SingHealth Senior Residency (Cardiology) since 2013
  • Clinical Assistant Professor -Duke-NUS
  • Deputy Director - Cardiology Senior Residency Programme in CVS ACP
  • Instructor - ACLS
  • Member - FAMS
  • Member - Singapore Cardiac Society
  • Senior Clinical Tutor - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


  • FY13 Quarter 4 for the Quarterly Best Service Award CGH
  • 10 year Long Service Award 2014
  • 2016 Best Educator Award for Medical – Outstanding Educator Award from CGH.

Research Interests

  • Congestive Cardiac Failure
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Usage of Advanced Echocardiography in Valvar Heart Disease
  • Echocardiography


  1. Characteristics and Prognostic Impact of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on a Well Defined Multi-Ethnic Asian Clinical Heart Failure Population – A 3-Year Follow-Up Gerard K.T. Leong, Siang Chew Chai, Ping Ping Goh. Cardiology, Changi General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore. Journal of Cardiac Failure. August 2009. Volume 15, Issue 6, Supplement, Page S83.
  2. Transradial percutaneous coronary intervention in acute ST elevation myocardial infarction and high-risk patients: experience in a single centre without cardiothoracic surgical backup. Chow J, Tan CH, Ong SH, Goh YS, Gan HW, Tan VH, Chai SC Singapore Med J 2011; 52(4): 257-262
  3. Prognostic Factors After Index Hospitalization for Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction. Huang W1, Chai SC, Lee SGS, MacDonald MR, Leong KTG. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 15;119(12):2017-2020. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.03.032. Epub 2017 Mar 30

Research Trials