MBBS, MMed (Int Med), FRCP (Lond), CBNC (USA), FACC (USA)
Sub-specialties: Nuclear Cardiology
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Chest Pain, Coronary Artery Disease, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Management, Nuclear Cardiology.
Clinical Professor Terrance Chua is the Chief Executive Officer and a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS). He is also the Academic Chair of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme and Group Chairman, Medical Board at SingHealth. Additionally, Clin Prof Chua is the Chairman of the Residency Advisory Committee for Cardiology, Ministry of Health, Singapore. His sub-specialty interest is Nuclear Cardiology. He has special interests in cardiac imaging and has certification in Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree and Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) from the National University of Singapore. Prof Terrance Chua is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology, the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh, and the Royal College of Physicians in London, as well as the Academy of Medicine, Cardiology, Singapore. Clin Prof Chua contributes to research with a special interest in cardiac imaging. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. He has a interest in promoting training in cardiology and started the Cardiology Update and Cardiology PACES courses at NHCS. He has an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. Clin Prof Chua has received numerous awards and he was conferred the National Outstanding Clinician Award at the National Medical Excellence Awards in 2013 for his contributions to the development of nuclear cardiology in Singapore.He is also the immediate past chairman and current board member of the Singapore Heart Foundation, a charity whose goals are to promote heart health in Singapore and educate the public on heart disease.
Clin Prof Chua graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1983 and his Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1987 from the National University of Singapore.
Clin Prof Chua has received numerous awards and he was conferred the National Outstanding Clinician Award at the National Medical Excellence Awards in 2013. The prestigious award recognises healthcare professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the fields of research, knowledge translation, clinical practice and healthcare delivery.
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