Raffles Shield Panel Specialists

Asst Prof Kang Giap Swee

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinic Details


Clinic Address: 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road NUH Main Building Zone F Singapore 119074

Clinic Number: 6779 2777

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:30am to 5:30pm Sat, Sun & PH: Closed
Assistant Professor Kang Giap Swee is presently a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS). He is also an Assistant Professor and Clinical Tutor with the Department of Surgery at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS).
In 1997, Dr Kang Giap Swee graduated from the University of Malaya, after which, he completed his general surgery training in 2004 by obtaining MRCS (Ireland) & MRCS (Edinburgh). Subsequently, he received the Master of Surgery from the University of Malaya in 2005 & practised as a general surgeon in Malaysia for 2 years before he entered subspecialty training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at National University Hospital, Singapore in 2007. Later on, he obtained MMed in Surgery from NUS in 2008. In January 2011, he was accorded Specialist accreditation in Cardiothoracic Surgery by Ministry of Health of Singapore after being rewarded the FRCSEd in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Dr Kang is also member of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, The Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and the Singapore Cardiac Society.
Dr Kang’s interest and specialty lies in the Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.

MBBS (Malaya), Master of Surgery (Malaya), MMed in Surgery (Singapore), MRCS (Ireland), MRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS Cardiothoracic Surgery (Edinburgh)

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery