Dr. YAP, Yee Guan
clinic tel : +603-7491 9191 (Ext. 15532)
time :
Monday–Friday(9am-5pm)
Saturday (9am-1pm)
hospital tel :
+603-7491 9191 /
+603-5566 9191 (24 hrs)
location :


Sunway Medical Centre
5 Jalan Lagoon Selatan,
Bandar Sunway, 47500
Selangor, Malaysia
suite no/floor :
B-1-33,
1st Floor, Tower B
 
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Dr. YAP, Yee Guan
BMedSci(Nottm), MBBS(Nottm), MD(Lond), CCT(UK)(Cardiology & Int Medicine),
Eur Cardiol(Europe), AM, FAMS, FRCP(Glasg), FRCP(Edin), FRCP(Lond),
FESC(Europe), FSCAI(USA), FAHA(USA), FACC(USA)
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist Prince Court Medical Centre

 
 

About Dr. YAP, Yee Guan

A/Professor Dr. YAP, Yee Guan graduated with BMedSci(Hons) and MBBS degrees from the University of Nottingham, U.K. in 1992. Following his housemanship (internship) in University Hospital Nottingham and Southampton General Hospital, UK, he underwent cardiology and general medical training as a Senior House Officer (residency) in the Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool and St. George’s Hospital, London. He subsequently obtained the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of United Kingdom before gaining entry into the U.K. Higher Medical Training in Cardiology and General Medicine from 1997 to 2005. He received his postgraduate sub-speciality training in Cardiology and Internal Medicine at a large busy tertiary cardiac centre in St. George’s Hospital, London, U.K. with a sub-specialisation in interventional cardiology and complex pacemaker/ICD therapy. At the same time, he won the prestigious British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship and obtained his postgraduate Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University of London for his research thesis in cardiology on risk stratification for sudden cardiac death after myocardial infarction. Upon completion of his postgraduate training in cardiology and internal medicine, he was awarded the United Kingdom Postgraduate Medical Education & Training Board Certification in Cardiology and General (Internal) Medicine and the European Board for the Specialty of Cardiology Diploma of European Cardiologist.

He is a fully trained, accredited and registered specialist in interventional & general cardiology and internal medicine at Consultant grade with the U.K. General Medical Council and a certified European Cardiologist by the European Board for the Specialty of Cardiology. He is also on the National Specialist Register of Malaysia as a sub-specialist in cardiology and internal medicine. He returned to Malaysia in 2005 to head the Unit of Cardiology as an Associate Professor of Cardiology & Internal Medicine in University Putra Malaysia before being elevated to the position of Head of Department of Medicine in the same University a year later, a position that he held until recently. He was appointed as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist in Prince Court Medical Centre since August 2007.

His main clinical expertise are interventional cardiology particularly complex coronary intervention, device therapies including single and dual chamber pacemaker, biventricular pacemaker and ICD implantations as well as adult congenital heart disease. He also has a keen interest in transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiograms. He is a champion of preventative cardiology. His main research interest is on risk stratification of post-myocardial infarction patients who are at risk of sudden cardiac death for ICD implantation.

He won the Vale of Trent Faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners Student Prize in University of Nottingham, U.K. in 1992. He was a recipient of the prestigious British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship in 1997 and obtained two other grants from the British Heart Foundation. He has published extensively in cardiology including 31 articles, 3 books, 11 book chapters and 90 abstracts in international medical journals. He gives lectures widely in national and international meetings and interventional cardiology conferences. He is a regular referee for international medical journals. He was conferred prestigious fellowships from the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians of London, European Society of Cardiology, Society for the Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, USA, the American Heart Association, USA and the American College of Cardiology, USA.

 
 

Qualifications

 MEDICAL SCHOOLS
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1. University of Nottingham Medical School, United Kingdom (undergraduate)  
2. University of London, United Kingdom (postgraduate)  

 POSTGRADUATE CLINICAL TRAINING
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1. University Hospital Nottingham and Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom (Internship, 1992-1993)
2. The Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom (Residency, 1993-1994)
3. St. George’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom (Residency, 1994-1996)
4. St. George’s Hospital (South Thames Postgraduate Deanary), London and St. George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, United Kingdom (Specialty training in Cardiology with sub-specialisation in interventional cardiology & Internal Medicine, 1997-2005)

  Certifications
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1. Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) (BMedSci(Hons)), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.  
2. Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom View details
3. Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in Cardiology, University of London, United Kingdom View details
4. United Kingdom Postgraduate Medical Education & Training Board Certificate of Completion of Training in Cardiology & General (Internal) Medicine (CCT) (UK) View details
5. United Kingdom General Medical Council Specialist Register in General & Interventional Cardiology and General (Internal) Medicine View details
6. European Board for The Speciality of Cardiology Diploma of European Cardiologist View details
7. Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of United Kingdom (MRCP, UK) View details
8. Fellow of Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS)  
9. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCP(Glasg)) View details
10. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP(Edin)) View details
11. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London (FRCP(Lond))  
12. Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)  
13. Fellow of Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, USA (FSCAI) View details
14. Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) View details
15. Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC) View details
16. Malaysian Medical Council Registration View details
17. Malaysia National Specialist Register in Cardiology View details
18. Malaysia National Specialist Register in Internal Medicine View details
19. Putra University Malaysia Gazettment in Cardiology & Internal Medicine View details

 AWARDS
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1. 1992: United Kingdom Royal College of General Practitioner Student Prize
2. 1997: British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship

 PUBLICATIONS
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1. Books: 3
2. Book chapters: 11
3. Peer-reviewed original papers: 19
4. Review articles: 13
5. Editorials: 2
6. Scientific abstracts: 92
7. Research letter: 1

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