Dr Woo Jia Wei is an Internist and Cardiologist with Sunrise General Medical and Heart Services. He is also a Visiting Consultant Cardiologist to National University Heart Centre Singapore.
He received his medical training in Melbourne and worked as a doctor in Melbourne, Australia. During this time there, he was involved in aged care research in Melbourne’s Royal Park Campus where he was exposed to care of the aged. After a couple of years, Dr Woo Jia Wei decided to move back to Singapore to serve his home nation. He trained in adult internal medicine and cardiology with the National University Hospital. He was then accredited as a cardiologist.
He subsequently received subspecialty training in advanced cardiac imaging. He received formal training in cardiac CT with world renowned John Hopkins Hospital in America as well as with Harefield Hospital in the United Kingdom. He trained in adult echocardiography and advanced cardiac imaging techniques using trans-esophageal echocardiography and transthoracic echocardiography at the National University Heart Centre. He then received a diplomate in adult echocardiography from the American Society of Echocardiography. He also has experience in interventional echocardiography and use of 3D and 4D imaging techniques to guide minimally invasive cardiac procedures.
He had also presented in several International Cardiology and Medical Conferences as guest speaker and published in several International Peer-reviewed journals. He was also appointed to be a reviewer in several international journals.
His interests lie in advanced cardiac imaging using cardiac CT, echocardiography, adult general medicine, community and preventive cardiology. Due to the high burden of cardiovascular disease in the community, he firmly believes in proper lifestyle measures and management of cardiac risk factors to prevent cardiac events in the community.