Heart Palpitations: Are They Always Abnormal?
Wednesday, July 29th, 2020, 6:00:00 PM
Ask Dr Teck Kee Ang about:
- When are heart palpitations a cause for concern?
- Can I stop taking medications for my irregular heartbeat if I feel better?
Dr Ang Teck Kee is a Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist with more than 15 years of clinical experience. He graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2004 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS). He obtained his post-graduate Internal Medicine degree, Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 2010. Dr Ang underwent his Cardiology Advanced Specialty Training in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH), Singapore from 2011-2014 and was accredited by Singapore Medical Council (SMC) and Ministry of Health Singapore (MOHS) as a specialist in Cardiology in 2014. He subsequently returned to Singapore in 2017, working as a Certified Senior Interventional Cardiologist, providing 24/7 acute heart attack interventional service in KTPH. He has since taught and mentored up and coming Interventional Cardiology fellows rotating through KTPH Cardiology in his role as an Interventional Cardiologist in KTPH. To date, he has performed more than 3,000 invasive coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures, mostly through the less invasive radial (wrist) artery approach. He is very well versed in the use of ultrasound guided puncture of artery, which is extremely useful in certain subset of patients with difficult to access arterial system.
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