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Dr LIEW BOON WAH MATTHEW

MBBS, MRCP (UK), M.Med (Int Med), FAMS Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiologist Email: drliew.matthew@ahvc.com.sg Make an Appointment Areas of Specialty and Focus: Specialise in evaluation and management of coronary artery disease using both invasive and non-invasive techniques Experienced in performing coronary artery intervention procedures for treatment and assessment of complex coronary artery diseases as well as skilled in interpretation of intravascular imaging techniques Special interest in management of acute coronary artery disease as well as in primary and secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease Dr Liew graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2003. He obtained his postgraduate qualifications in Internal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP (United Kingdom)) and the National University of Singapore (Masters in Medicine, Internal Medicine) in 2008. He went on to his general cardiology training in Singapore under the Advanced Specialty Training and obtained his specialist qualification as a cardiologist in 2012. After his fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan) in 2015, he returned as a Consultant cardiologist at Changi General Hospital, Singapore. During his time in Changi General Hospital, he was the Director of the Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) program where he helmed the program which oversaw the planning, execution and coordination of a multi-disciplinary care for AMI patients. The AMI program was one of the 2 cardiology programs that received the JCI accreditation for condition specific clinical care pathways in Singapore. He was also appointed the Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation program where he oversaw the revamp of the program resulting in significantly higher participation rates for post-AMI patients. Dr Liew was appointed the Chief, Department of Cardiology, Changi General Hospital from January 2019 – 31 October 2023. During his years as the head of department, he had overseen the expansion of services such as the post-AMI clinic as well as the pulmonary hypertension and a dedicated Atrial Fibrillation clinic. Dr Liew was the clinical lead for the MOH Value Care program for AMI. He was also a member of the Residency Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health Singapore which oversees and ensures the high standards of the cardiology specialist training in Singapore. Dr Liew was also actively involved as a member on the board of clinical privileging and credentialing in Changi General Hospital. On the education front, Dr Liew was an adjunct Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, the DUKE-NUS School of Medicine as well as an adjunct clinical tutor with the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He was the Associate Program Director of the Singhealth Senior Residency (Cardiology) in 2013 and a core faculty from 2014 – 2018. He strongly believes in the importance of providing learning opportunities for future clinicians. Dr Liew is currently a fellow with the Academy of Medicine (Singapore), the American College of Cardiology as well as the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh). 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Dr Pipin Kojodjojo

DR PIPIN KOJODJOJO

MBBS, MRCP (UK), PhD Cardiologist, Electrophysiologist Email: drko.pipin@ahvc.com.sg Make an Appointment Areas of Specialty and Focus: Specialized in cardiac electrophysiology and management of heart rhythm disorders in both adolescents and adults. Skilled in catheter ablation for simple (SVT) and complex arrhythmias (VT, AF), implantation of cardiac implantable electronic devices such as pacemakers and ICDs, conduction system pacing, lead extraction, left atrial appendage occlusion for stroke prevention and pulmonary thrombectomy for pulmonary embolism. Experienced in managing patients with atrial fibrillation and unexplained blackouts (syncope). Dr Pipin Kojodjojo graduated from St. Bartholomew’s and Royal London Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1998 and has been a member of the Royal College of Physicians since 2001. He underwent training in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College London, UK and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. After practising in UK and USA for 14 years, he joined National University Heart Centre Singapore (NUHCS) in 2012 where he was a Senior Consultant and Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. During his decade long appointment at NUHCS, he was Director of Cardiology at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital between 2017 to 2021, led or participated in committees that had oversight over areas such as Telehealth, Quality Assurance, Anticoagulation Safety, Collaborative Prescribing and Outpatient Services. He is accredited by the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners as a Clinical Cardiac Devices Specialist and as a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, American College of Cardiology and European Society of Cardiology. His clinical expertise are atrial fibrillation and heart rhythm disorders in adolescents and adults and implantation of cardiac devices such as pacemakers and ICDs, catheter ablation of simple and complex arrhythmias, left atrial appendage occlusion for stroke prevention and pulmonary thrombectomy for acute pulmonary embolism. 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