Dr Ting is a senior consultant cardiologist with special interest in non-invasive imaging and management of heart valve disorders and coronary artery disease. He plans structured lifestyle therapy programs for patients to reverse or slow the progression of coronary artery disease, and treat lifestyle related conditions such as hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity.
He studied medicine at the National University Singapore, graduating in 1999. He trained in internal medicine and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians UK in 2002. He underwent specialty training in general cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore, and received a scholarship in 2007 to pursue subspecialty training in preventive cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation at Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute (MAHI), one of the leading heart institutes in Canada. He was awarded a second fellowship to train in advanced adult echocardiography at MAHI in 2008.
Dr Ting also gained experience in the diagnosis and evaluation of valvular heart disorders using newer 3-D echocardiography techniques to aid planning and guiding of surgical and minimally invasive treatments. A er returning to National Heart Centre, he developed these skills by providing echo support for various valvular and structural procedures, and was part of the pioneering team of percutaneous mitraclip implantation in the treatment of mitral valve regurgitation.
His other achievements include a training grant in 2012 to pursue a Master in public health at Harvard University, where he practiced innovative ways to monitor health and deliver preventive and rehabilitative care to patients in the community using telemedicine. He is a certified clinical exercise specialist by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and is proficient in cardiopulmonary exercise testing for diagnosis and evaluation of cardiac conditions, and optimisation of fitness. He is also board certified in cardiovascular computed tomography (CBCCT U.S.A).
Dr Ting was Adjunct Assistant Professor with Duke-NUS graduate medical school, senior clinical tutor with Yong Loo Lin School of medicine, and core faculty for Singhealth cardiology residency program at Singapore General Hospital. He is a board member for Exercise Is Medicine Singapore, part of the global initiative by American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM). In recognition of his contributions he was conferred Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow of the Asean College of Cardiology, and Fellow Academy of Medicine Singapore.