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Clin Asst Prof Ng Choon Ta

Dr Ng Choon Ta from National Heart Centre Singapore

Clin Asst Prof Ng Choon Ta

​MBBS, M Med (Singapore), MRCP (UK)


National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Heart Failure, Echocardiography

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Consultant NHCS Cardiology @ SKH Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


Clinical Assistant Professor Ng Choon Ta is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. His subspecialty interests include advanced heart failure, echocardiography and cardiac oncology.

In addition to his clinical interests, he is actively involved in teaching and research. He is a clinical tutor with the DUKE-NUS, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Lee Kong Chian medical school. Clin Asst Prof Ng is also an investigator for many global clinical trials.


  • Joint Committee on Specialist Training Singapore - Certificate in Specialist Accreditation (Cardiology) 2017
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) 2012
  • Master in Medicine (Singapore) 2012
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) National University of Singapore 2007

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore May 2019 – Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, September 2020 – Present
  • Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore 2017 – May 2019
  • Member, Singapore Cardiac Society 2017 – Present
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association 2007 – Present
  • Member, European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Association 2017 – Present
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography 2017 – Present
  • Clinical Tutor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor, Alice Lee School of Nursing


  • European Society of Cardiology Challenging Clinical Case Award, 2012
  • National Youth Acheivement Award – Gold, 2004

Research Interests


  • Low Prevalence of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a young South East Asian population: Results from the SAFE programme. Choon Ta NG, Devinder SINGH, Tek Siong CHEE, Chi Keong CHING, Terrance CHUA, Christopher CHEOK, Hean Yee ONG Europace. 2011 Jun; 13(6): 883-8 
  • Prevalence of Electrocardiogram and Transthoracic Echocardiogram abnormalities in a young multi-ethnic population: Results from SAFE programme. Choon Ta NG, Hean Yee ONG, Christopher CHEOK, Terrance CHUA, Chi Keong CHING Europace. 2012 Jul;14(7):1018-24. 
  • Syphilitic coronary ostial stenosis presenting with acute myocardial infarction. CT Ng, CT Chin, CK Ching HEART 2012 Oct 19.
  • Coronary arteriovenous malformation presenting as acute myocardial infarction. CT Ng, A Wong, FK Cheah, CK Ching. Heart Asia 2013;5:15.
  • Successful placement of a deflectable decapolar catheter via the right femoral vein approach in a patient with coronary sinus atresia and persistent left superior vena cava. CT Ng, J See, CW Lee, CK, Ching Heart Asia 2014;6:128-129

Research Trials