Speciality

Cardiology

Gender

Male

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edinburgh), FAMS (Cardiology), Diplomate ASCeXAM (National Board of Echocardiography, USA), FACC (USA)

Profile
Dr Gerard Leong is a specialist in cardiology, subspecialising in advanced heart failure and transplant and echocardiography imaging in cardiology. Between 2017 to 2020, Dr Leong was Medical Director at Thomson Cardiology Centre before deciding to set up his own practice. Prior to this, Dr Leong was a senior consultant in the Department of Cardiology in Changi General Hospital (CGH) from 2012-2017 and the Director of the CGH Heart Failure Program since its start in 2006 to 2017.

Dr Leong is trained in the diagnosis and management of various heart related issues, and he has been with more than 15 years of professional experience specializing in heart diseases and treatments.

 

Education
He graduated from National University of Singapore in 1994, obtained his Royal College of Physicians (UK) membership in 2001, and specialist accreditation in Cardiology in Singapore in 2005. Subsequently, Dr Leong underwent advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellowship training in Massachusetts General Hospital, an affiliate hospital of Harvard Medical School, in Boston USA from Jul 2007 to Jun 2008 on the Human Manpower Development Program (HMDP) scholarship from the Ministry of Health (MOH), Singapore. He obtained his Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) Fellowship in 2011 and further underwent clinical and hands-on training in renal sympathetic denervation in hypertension and heart failure in the Alfred, Melbourne Australia in 2013 on a second HMDP scholarship from MOH, Singapore. Dr Leong passed his ASCeXAM and obtained his Diplomate certification from the USA National Board of Echocardiography in June 2015.

Dr Leong has published numerous papers and books in heart failure, and renal denervation in resistant hypertension.

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