Care at NUH

Doctor Details

Find a Doctor
Doctor Detail

A/Prof Ling Lieng Hsi

Photo of A/Prof Ling Lieng Hsi


  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MBBS (Malaya), MD (Singapore), FRCP (Edinburgh), FRCP (Glasgow), FAMS (Cardiology), Testamur (ASExAM)



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Cardiac Imaging (Echocardiography), Cardiology (Heart), General Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease

Special Interests:

Cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography), Heart valve disease, Pericardial disease

Contact Us:

Find Out More:


Associate Professor Ling Lieng Hsi is currently Senior Consultant at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS) and Associate Professor at the Department of Medicine of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

A/Prof Ling graduated from The University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in 1985. He did his general medical training in Malaysia from 1995 to 1990 and cardiology training at the National University Hospital, Singapore from 1990 to 1994. He further specialized in Cardiac Ultrasound during Fellowship training at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota from 1994 to 1995.

He was elected Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 1997, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh in 2000 and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow in 2001.

A/Prof Ling's interests include cardiovascular imaging, in particular cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography), heart valve disease and pericardial disease. He performs transesophageal and stress echocardiograms and runs the Heart Valve Clinic at NUHCS.

Journals & Publications

Selected Publications:

  1. Tan ESJ, Chan SP, Liew OW, Chong JPC, Leong GKT, Yeo DPS, Ong HY, Jaufeerally F, Yap J, Sim D, Ng TP, Ling LH, Lam CSP, Richards AM. Atrial Fibrillation and the Prognostic Performance of Biomarkers in Heart Failure. Clin Chem. 2020
  2. Iwataki M, Kim YJ, Park SW, Ling LH, Yu CM, Okura H, Ha JW, Hozumi T, Tanaka H, Izumi C, Yuasa T, Song JK, Otsuji Y, Sohn DW. Discrepancy of Aortic Valve Area Measurements by Doppler vs. Biplane Stroke Volume Measurements and Utility of Combining the Different Areas in Aortic Valve Stenosis - The Asian Valve Registry. Circ J. 2020
  3. Chan MY, Efthymios M, Tan SH, Pickering JW, Troughton R, Pemberton C, Ho HH, Prabath JF, Drum CL, Ling LH, Soo WM, Chai SC, Fong A, Oon YY, Loh JP, Lee CH, Foo RSY, Ackers-Johnson MA, Pilbrow A, Richards AM. Prioritizing Candidates of Post-Myocardial Infarction Heart Failure Using Plasma Proteomics and Single-Cell Transcriptomics. Circulation. 2020
  4. Ouwerkerk W, Tromp J, Jin X, Jaufeerally F, Yeo PSD, Leong KTG, Ong HY, Ling LH, Loh SY, Sim D, Lee S, Soon D, Chin C, Richards AM, Lam CSP. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction diagnostic scores in an Asian population. Eur J Heart Fail. 2020
  5. Yuan WL, Lin J, Kramer MS, Godfrey KM, Gluckman PD, Chong YS, Shek LP, Tan KH, Chan SY, Eriksson JG, Yap F5, Lee YS, Choo JTL, Ling LH. Maternal glycaemia during pregnancy and child carotid intima media thickness, pulse wave velocity and augmentation index. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020
  6. Aimo A, Januzzi JL Jr, Vergaro G, Richards AM, Lam CSP, Latini R, Anand IS, Cohn JN, Ueland T, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Brunner-La Rocca HP, Bayes-Genis A, Lupón J, de Boer RA, Takeishi Y, Egstrup M, Gustafsson I, Gaggin HK, Eggers KM, Huber K, Gamble GD, Ling LH, Leong KTG, Yeo PSD, Ong HY, Jaufeerally F, Ng TP, Troughton R, Doughty RN, Passino C, Emdin M. Circulating levels and prognostic value of soluble ST2 in heart failure are less influenced by age than N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and high-sensitivity troponin T. Eur J Heart Fail. 2020
  7. Heo R, Jin X, Oh JK, Kim YJ, Park SJ, Park SW, Ling LH, Fukuda S, Otsuji Y, Sohn DW, Song JK. Clinical Usefulness of Pressure Recovery Adjustment in Patients with Predominantly Severe Aortic Stenosis: Asian Valve Registry Data. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020
  8. Chandramouli C, Tay WT, Bamadhaj NS, Tromp J, Teng TK, Yap JJL, MacDonald MR, Hung CL, Streng K, Naik A, Wander GS, Sawhney J, Ling LH, Richards AM, Anand I, Voors AA, Lam CSP; ASIAN-HF Investigators. Association of obesity with heart failure outcomes in 11 Asian regions: A cohort study. PLoS Med. 2019
  9. Tromp J, Lim SL, Tay WT, Teng TK, Chandramouli C, Ouwerkerk W, Wander GS, Sawhney JPS, Yap J, MacDonald MR, Ling LH, Sattar N, McMurray JJV, Richards AM, Anand I, Lam CSP; ASIAN-HF Investigators. Microvascular Disease in Patients With Diabetes With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Versus Preserved Ejection Fraction. Diabetes Care. 2019
  10. Tan ESJ, Tay WT, Teng TK, Sim D, Leong KTG, Yeo PSD, Ong HY, Jaufeerally F, Ng TP, Poppe K, Lund M, Devlin G, Troughton RW, Ling LH, Richards AM, Doughty RN, Lam CSP. Ethnic differences in atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure from Asia-Pacific. Heart. 2019

Last updated on
Best viewed with Chrome 79.0, Edge 112.0, Firefox 61.0, Safari 11
National University Health System
  • National University Hospital
  • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital
  • Jurong Community Hospital
  • National University Polyclinics
  • Jurong Medical Centre
  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
  • NUHS Diagnostics
  • NUHS Pharmacy
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
Back to Top