Dr Stanley Chia is an interventional cardiologist and physician at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, Singapore.
He is experienced in managing complex coronary artery disease and a variety of other cardiovascular diseases and conditions. He also handles difficult coronary interventional procedures such as left main disease, chronic total occlusions, and calcified lesions.
He was awarded the British Heart Foundation Scholarship Scheme and Junior Research Fellowship to undertake cardiovascular medicine research in a doctoral programme at the University of Edinburgh from 2000 – 2002. He completed his cardiology advanced specialty training at the National Heart Centre Singapore, and has been certified as a specialist in cardiology since 2006.
Dr Chia was a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and an interventional cardiology fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA.
Prior to leaving for private practice, he was a senior consultant cardiologist and interventional cardiologist at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He was concurrently a clinical senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore’s faculty of medicine, and the director of the cardiology residency programme.
Dr Chia made significant contributions to cardiology education and training. Currently, he is the deputy chairman of the SingHealth Institution Research Ethics Committee, and previously also served as a member of the National Medical Research Council Scientific Review Panel.
He presented and published his research on advanced intravascular imaging techniques like optical coherence tomography to provide insight into the development of coronary artery disease. He further developed his clinical expertise in interventional cardiology and specialised in structural heart and coronary interventional procedures.
He has published extensively on cardiovascular research in international peer-reviewed journals. He continues to play a major role in organising and speaking at numerous international and local cardiology conferences.
Service Quality Gold Award, National Heart Centre Singapore
Service Quality Bronze Award, National Heart Centre Singapore