MBBS (HK), MRCP (UK), FAMS, DIP (CBCCT, United States)
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Dr. Cliff Wong Chun Pong graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong in 2002. He specialized in Internal Medicine, and attained his Membership of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 2008. He underwent further training in Cardiology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. In 2017, he was awarded the Human Manpower Development Program (HMDP) scholarship from the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Singapore to pursue his training in Advanced Cardiac Imaging as a Fellow at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA, the no. 1 ranked in Cardiology center of USA. Then he obtained his board certification in Echocardiography (ASCeXAM) by the National Board of Echocardiography, USA and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CBCCT) by the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, USA. He is also a Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation since 2018.
Dr. Wong was formerly a Senior Consultant and lead for Cardiac Rehabilitation at the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) of Singapore. During his work at KTPH, he provided extensive echocardiographic service. Moreover, he started the streamline management of young stroke from the point of screening by transthoracic echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography to the arrangement of closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) at the National University Heart Centre Singapore. He was also involved in the cardio-oncology echocardiographic service.
He actively teaches and was the Core Clinical Faculty Member for the Cardiology Senior Residency Program in National Healthcare Group, as well as a member of the Cardiology Resident Advisory Committee under MOH Singapore. He was conferred the Teaching Excellence Award (Postgraduates) in 2022. Dr. Wong was also active in research which he published numerous peer-reviewed research articles in international journals and authored book chapter.
Dr Wong is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2014. In recognition of his numerous publications and contributions towards the advancement in echocardiography, he has been awarded the Fellowship of the American Society of Echocardiography in 2020.
His clinical expertise are cardiomyopathy, heart failure, valvular heart diseases and cardio-oncology. He is skilled in performing 2D and 3D transthoracic echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, pharmacological and exercise stress echocardiography.