Clinical Professor Terrance Chua is Medical Director and a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He is also the Academic Chair of the Cardiovascular Academic Clinical Program and Deputy Group Director, Medical Board, at SingHealth. His subspecialty interest is Nuclear Cardiology.
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships:
- Chairman, Board of Directors, Singapore Heart Foundation
- Member, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
- Fellow, American College of Cardiology
- Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
- Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London
Clinical Professor Chua has received numerous awards and he was conferred the National Outstanding Clinician Award at the National Medical Excellence Awards in 2013. The prestigious award recognises healthcare professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the fields of research, knowledge translation, clinical practice and healthcare delivery.
Pilot prospective study of therapeutic hypothermia for treatment of post-cardiac arrest patients. Ng M, Wong AS, Chew HC, Shahidah N, Pek PP, Poh J, Chin CT, Chua TS, Ong ME. Int J Cardiol. 2014 May 15;173(3):612-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.03.132. Epub 2014 Mar 21.
de Carvalho LP, Gao F, Chen Q, Hartman M, Sim LL, Koh TH, Foo D, Chin CT, Ong HY, Tong KL, Tan HC, Yeo TC, Yew CK, Richards
AM, Peterson ED, Chua T, Chan MY. Differences in late cardiovascular mortality following acute myocardial infarction in three major Asian ethnic groups. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2014 Mar 5.
Zhang JM, Luo T, Huo Y, Wan M, Chua T, Tan RS, Kassab GS, Tan SY, Zhong L. Area stenosis associated with non-invasive fractional flow reserve obtained from coronary CT images. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2013;2013:3865-8. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2013.6610388.
The Asia-Pacific Evaluation of Cardiovascular Therapies (ASPECT) Collaboration – Improving the quality of cardiovascular care in the Asia Pacific Region. Reid CM, Yan B, Wan Ahmad WA, Bang LH, Hian SK, Chua T, Chan M, Beltrame J, Duffy SJ, Brennan A, Ajani A. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Dec 22. pii: S0167-5273(13)02240-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.12.030. [Epub ahead of print].
Area stenosis associated with non-invasive fractional flow reserve obtained from coronary CT images. Zhang JM, Luo T, Huo Y, Wan M, Chua T, Tan RS, Kassab GS, Tan SY, Zhong L. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2013;2013:3865-8. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2013.6610388
Leadership positions / roles in Education:
As Chairman of the Specialist Training Committee for Cardiology, Adjunct Professor Terrance Chua instituted a National Training Program for Cardiology with regular teaching sessions for all Singapore AST trainees rotating through different hospitals and focusing on different topics.