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EDUCATION BACKGROUND: 

Basic Degree:
MBBS KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE, INDIA 1988
Specialist Degree
DIP INTERNAL MEDICINE LONDON UNIVERSITY 1990
DIP CARDIOLOGY LONDON UNIVERSITY 1993
MRCP (UK) LONDON UNIVERSITY 1993
CARDIOLOGY GAZETTMENT MOH 1998
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Dr Chong Wei Min is the one of the few Interventional Cardiologist with training in GUCH (Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease), Jane Sommerville, Imperial College. MRCP ( Internal Medicine ) London 1993. He was elected to the Royal College of Paediattics - MRCPCH ( London ) in the subspeciality of Adult Congenital Heart Disease by Celia Oakley ( Imperial College ) in 1995. His book , Cardiology, a Socratic Approach published in 1997 Orient Longman has a chapter dedicated to GUCH

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I was advised to undergo EECP by my interventional Cardiologist, Dr Choo. I sought a second opinion from from Dr Chong Wei Min. He took a detailed cardiologcal history, reviewed my EKG, bloods and after a Doppler echocardiogram warned me against EECP as I have pulmonary hypertension, and may lead to on table death. Dr Chong has declined many patients reffered to him after his examination, coronary angiogram, nuclear scan and echocardiogram reveal valve problems, uncontrolled atrial fibrillation, certain phases of a cardiomyopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration and has refused to encourage ECP/ EECP in conditions where its unproven. Dr Chong has explained that EECP/ ECP is never an alternative to either Angioplasty with Stent deployment, coronary artery bypass grafting and explained that the exact mechanism of EECP has not been adequately explained. In his opinion, the mainstay of the treatment of coronary heart disease is PTCA / Stenting, Rotablation, CABG, cutting out edge cardiological molecular biological smart drugs, electronic cardiac monitoring devices, AICD and gene based intracoronary stem cells, Dr Chong contrasted the introduction with EECP / ECP in India, Hammersmith hospital ( Imperial College London ) and Hong Kong with Malaysia. In all these countries, EECP/ ECP Centres’s are started and run by dedicated, highly trained Interventionsl Cardiologist. Since the accurate diagnosis, the settings of the the EECP requires an expert knowledge and is operater dependent, KKM has always made it mandatory to have onsite Interventional Cardiological and Cardiothotlracic surgical standby. In the hands of the unskilled, EECP/ ECP may shortness of breath and death death. In this light, EECP/ ECP should be run and led by university based Interventional Cardiologists and certainly not General practitioner ( Family Physicisn ) who don’t have adequate training and exposure to Cardiological emergencies or the science of the cardiovascular hydraulics of the intracoronary blood flow, relationships to the pressure settings.

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