Raffles Shield Panel Specialists

Assoc Prof Yip Wei Luen, James

National University Heart Centre
Clinic Details

National University Heart Centre

NUH Main Building Zone F
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road Singapore 119074 | Opening Hours
Mon – Fri: 8:30am to 5:30pm. Sat, Sun & PH: Closed

Associate Professor James Yip is presently the Director of National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS); Senior Consultant in Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore. He graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1991 and has been a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore since 2001. He was trained in adult cardiology at the National University Hospital, Singapore from 1995 to 2001, and was a clinical fellow at Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults from 2001 to 2002, where he trained in Adult Congenital Heart disease and pulmonary hypertenstion. He developed the Cardiology Information System which is in use in 4 public hospitals in Singapore.

He has been the Principle Investigator for many international trials in pulmonary hypertension and was in charge of developing the structural heart disease program in NUHS from 2003-2017. He has 4 patents on occlusion devices for closing anatomic cardiac defects and has contributed to numerous peer reviewed journals and 3 book chapters in cardiology and information technology. He has been conferred the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2018 and the Distinguished Senior Clinician Award in 2019. He is also the current Director Designate of the National University Heart Centre, Singapore.