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DR. WONG TECK WEE 心脏内科医生

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Physician

MBBS (Melb),  FRCP (Edin), FAMS (Cardiology, Singapore), MRCP (UK), AM (Mal), FSCAI (USA), FNHAM

 

DR. WONG TECK WEE was a Clinical Consultant at Hospital Serdang and an Associate Professor of Medicine at UPM before joining iHEAL Medical Centre. He was also the head of cardiology unit at medical department, UPM.

 

His passion is in early disease detection and prevention. His fields of interest are lifestyle  management, heart failure; geriatric or aged care cardiology, interventional cardiology and cardiac multislice computed tomography. He is a proponent of preventive vaccinations in elderly and patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, kidney failure, heart failure and stroke. He was the scientific chairman of the World Congress of Healthy Ageing 2012 supported by WHO, the first of its kind incorporating mainstream and complementary medicine with the goal of holistic care. Currently, he is the President and EXCO member of Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society, an NGO championing preventive health for elderly.

He has spent more than 15 years overseas for his medical training and work. He graduated with MB, BS from University of Melbourne, under the Australian EMSS (Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme). Following his early training for 3 years in UK, he went on to obtain MRCP (Membership of the Royal College of Physician United Kingdom) in 1999, FRCP (Fellowship of Royal College of Physician Edinburgh). He completed Singapore Cardiology Advanced Specialist Training and was admitted as a fellow of the Academic Medicine of Singapore for Cardiology in Aug 2004. Here, he developed a major interest in heart failure disease management, where he championed a team at Tan Tock Seng Hospital that cared for more than 2000 patients. He was directly involved in caring for SARS patients during the worldwide SARS outbreak in 2003. Subsequently, he completed cardiovascular interventional fellowship at the National Heart Centre, Singapore. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

 

He is registered as a specialist in cardiology and internal medicine with NSR (National Specialist Register, Malaysia) and Singapore Ministry of Health. He was Research Investigator of many multinational clinical trials. With numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, he has been invited as faculty to lecture in regional/international Cardiology conferences.

 

He played a key role in establishing the weight management programme at Hospital Serdang. His interest in alternative therapy such as hypnotherapy complements his medical management. He has a Certificate and Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy from the London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH). He uses principles of hypnosis in managing patients with anxiety, stress and insomnia associated with heart diseases.

 

SERVICES

At iHeal Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, he provides comprehensive evaluation of the heart and its function, including 12-Lead Electrocardiography, Treadmill Stress Test, Echocardiography, stress echocardiography, Trans-Oesophageal Echocardiography 24-Hour Holter ECG and ambulatory Blood Pressure nonitoring, and Cardiac CT. This is in addition to standard Cardiology procedures offered such as Coronary Angiography, Angioplasty and Percutaneous Intervention. Dr Wong practices radial angioplasty in 99% of his cases where the access is the radial artery in the wrist rather than the femoral artery. Radial approach has lower bleeding and local complication rates. He also sees patient for risk assessment of ischemic heart disease, sudden cardiac death, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, heart failure, arrthymia (Atrial fibrillation, SVT etc), bacterial endocarditis and valvular heart disease.

 

He works with experienced cardiac surgeons and other cardiology subspecialties to bring his patients the best results when they require surgery, including Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Mitral Valve Repair, Mitral Valve Replacement, Aortic Valve Replacement, Aortic Root Replacement, Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Tricuspid Valve Repair, Tricuspid Valve Replacement, Pulmonary Valve Surgery, Pulmonary Embolectomy, Pneumonectomy, Lung Cancer Surgery, Pericardial Effusion Drainage and Surgery, Pericardiectomy, Left Ventricular Remodeling Surgery, GUCH-grown up congenital heart disease (ASD, VSD, PDA etc) and Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.

 

He practices evidence-based and collaborative medicine to achieve the best outcome for his patients. His motto is “Longevity with good quality of life at the lowest cost”.  As a qualified internal physician, he is well versed in managing all the common risk factors for heart disease such as hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, smoking and sedentary lifestyle. Therefore, patient can save the cost of seeing multiple specialist with varying medications that may cause the problem of polypharmacy.

Dr. David Khoo is the founder and Chairman of iHEAL Health Sdn Bhd. He also heads IHEAL’s flagship hospital, Iheal Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur as the Medical Director. Dr David Khoo began his medical career in...Read More

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