Dr Susan Quek is a consultant Cardiologist in private practice at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and Hospital. She is also the Visiting Consultant Cardiologist at the National Heart Centre and Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
Her special interest is in the field of cardiac ultrasound and she is one of the early pioneers of this subspecialty here in Singapore, having trained at the National Heart Centre in London and Stanford University and Mayo Clinic in the United States.
From the start, she headed the Cardiac Ultrasound division of the Department of Cardiology at the Singapore General Hospital and was Acting Head of Cardiology from 1994 till 1995 when she left for private practice at Mount Elizabeth Hospital. She accepted the latter's invitation to set up its Non-invasive Cardiac Laboratory catering to both in- and out-patients, and has continued to run it on a day-to-day basis as Director of Echocardiography since.
To date, she continues to teach and train doctors and cardiac technicians in this field and performs and oversees conventional transthoracic, transesophageal and exercise and pharmacological stress echocardiographic studies.
MMed (Int. Med)