Dato’ Dr Yap Yee Guan
Location:

B-1-46, 1st Floor, Tower B

Contact:

+603-7491 9191 (Ext. 15532)

Dato’ Dr Yap Yee Guan

Specialty
:
Cardiology
Languages
:
English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese
Gender
:
Male
Qualifications
:
DIMP, BMedSci (Hons) (Nottm), MBBS (Nottm), MD (Lond), CCT (UK) (Cardiology & Int Medicine), Eur Cardiol (Europe), AM, FAMS (S’pore), FRCP (Glasg), FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Lond), FESC (Europe), FSCAI (USA), FAHA( USA), FACC (USA)
Assistant
:
N/A

Clinic Schedule

Day Time
Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00pm

Clinical Focus

 
  • Coronary artery disease screening and treatment
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Arrhythmia
  • Sudden Cardiac death
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Resistant hypertension
  • Preventive cardiology

Procedure Focus

 
  • Complex percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty & stenting)
  • Diagnostic right and left heart cardiac catheterisations (trans-femoral & trans-radial)
  • Percutaneous device closure of atrial septal defect (ASD)
  • Percutaneous device closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO)
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) implantation
  • Single, dual-chamber and biventricular pacemaker implantations
  • Loop recorder implantation
  • Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) pressure wire study
  • Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) coronary imaging
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT) coronary imaging
  • Percutaneous embolisation of coronary arterio-venous fistula
  • Percutaneous transvenous mitral valvuloplasty
  • Renal denervation
  • Renal artery angiogram and stenting
  • Inferior Vena Cava filter insertion
  • Pericardiocenteses
  • D/C cardioversion
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump insertion
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram
  • Transoesophageal echocardiogram
  • Multi-slice coronary CT scan
  • Non-invasive cardiac investigations: Electrocardiogram Holter recordings, treadmill and pharmacological stress tests, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, tilt-table testing, metabolic exercise testing, heart-rate variability study

Postgraduate Training

 
  • St. George’s Hospital (South-West Thames Deanery), London, United Kingdom
  • St. Georges’ Hospital Medical School, University of London, United Kingdom
  • British Heart Foundation, United Kingdom
  • Doctorate of Medicine (Cardiology), University of London, United Kingdom
  • United Kingdom Postgraduate Medical Education & Training Board Certification of Completion of Training (C.C.T.) in General & Interventional Cardiology and General (Internal) Medicine

Medical School

 
  • Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) (Nottingham, U.K.)
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Nottingham, U.K.)

Memberships

 
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association, U.S.A.
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, U.S.A.
  • Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions, U.S.A.
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, Europe
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, U.K.
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, U.K.
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow, U.K.
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Cardiology), Singapore
  • Fellow of the National Heart Association of Malaysia
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (U.K.)
  • Member of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia

Awards

 
  • Conferment of Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang which carries the title “Dato” by Sultanate of Pahang Kydman Sultan Pahang, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-musta’in Billah Ibni Al-marhum Sultan Abu Bakar Ri’ayatuddin Al-mu’adzam Shah
  • British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship, London, U.K.
  • British Heart Foundation Research Grants, London, U.K.
  • Vale of Trent Faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners Student Prize, University of Nottingham, U.K.

Board Certifications

 
  • United Kingdom Postgraduate Medical Education & Training Board Certificates of Completion in Training (CCT) in Cardiology and General (Internal) Medicine
  • United Kingdom General Medical Council full registration with Specialist Register (Consultant grade) in Cardiology & General (Internal) Medicine (no: SR3664533)
  • European Board for the Specialty of Cardiology Diploma of European Cardiologist
  • Malaysian Medical Council full registration (no: 41845)
  • Ministry of Health and Academy of Medicine of Malaysia National Specialist Register in Cardiology and Internal Medicine (NSR no: 123898)
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