Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Prof Philip Wong En Hou

Adjunct Professor

Prof Philip Wong En Hou

Dr Philip Wong graduated as a medical doctor from the National University of Singapore in 1989 and completed a 2 year clinical and research fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1999-2001. He is currently a senior consultant cardiologist at the National Heart Center Singapore. His subspecialitiy is Interventional Cardiology and he has performed more than 2000 clinical cases of angioplasty and stenting. His research interests is in basic cardiovascular research, particularly in the field of stem cell repair of the heart, as well as medical devices such as stents and other intravascular imaging devices.

Dr Wong is credited with planning and setting up the Research & Development Unit, NHC's current basic research facility. This is a comprehensive 5,000 sq foot research lab focusing on molecular cardiovascular research and imaging.

In 2006, He spun off a medical device contract research lab (Innoheart PL) which is a 12,000 sq foot facilty in Singapore specializing in evaluation and validation of medical devices in animal models.
Research Interests
1. Cellular Therapy and devices used for cell transplantation
2. Implantable Medical Devices
3. In-vivo imaging of disease, particularly cardiovascular related
4. Materials used for implantable devices

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