Dr. Chan Po Fun


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Dr Chan Po Fun is a Consultant Cardiologist with Cardiac Care Partners, and a visiting consultant with National University Heart Centre.

She graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2009. She completed her Internal Medicine Basic Specialist Training and attained her Master of Medicine (MMed) and Membership of the Royal College of Physician (MRCP) in 2012. She furthered her training in Cardiology as a Senior Resident at the National University Hospital, and was accredited as a Specialist in Cardiology by the Ministry of Health in 2017. She was subsequently granted the Health Manpower Development Programme Award by the Ministry of Health in 2020 and 2021. She received her testamur from The National Board of Echocardiography (America) in 2023, and was made fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore in 2024.

She was Clinical Lead for Heart Failure Services at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, where she established a multi-disciplinary Heart Failure Team that was awarded a top Quality Improvement Project award. She was also Director of Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory, with experience in developing and advancing value-driven services.

She is trained in echocardiography, is adept with the use of strain-imaging for detection of subclinical cardiac conditions, and is competent with 3D techniques for accurate assessment of structural heart problems.

She also has extensive experience in heart failure management, and is well-versed in haemodynamics-tailored therapy, iron-repletion, and the long-term care of heart failure patients. In addition, she is also special interests in female-centric heart conditions and cardio-oncology. She received certification of excellence in Lipidology in 2023.

Dr Chan’s friendly demeanour and sound knowledge has gained her respect and trust from many of her patients and colleagues; She was awarded the Service Ambassador Award (Silver) in 2018 and 2021.

She has also mentored medical students, junior doctors, nurses, and cardiac technicians, and was a Faculty Member of the Cardiology Senior Residency Programme at the National University Heart Centre.


Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

  • Consultant Cardiologist
  • Director, Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Clinical Lead, Heart Failure Services
  • Lead, Congestive Heart Failure Value-Driven Outcomes
  • Co-Chairperson Collaborative Prescribing Credentialing and Service Review Committees
  • Champion, Advanced Care Planning

Ministry of Health

  • Heart Failure Services Improvement Sub-Committee
  • Effect of Surgical Mask use on Peak Physical Performance During Exercise Treadmill Testing-A Real World, Crossover Study. Dalakoti M, Long C, Bains A, Djohan A, Ahmad I, Chan SP, Kua J, Chan PF, Yeo TJ. Front Physiol. 2022 May 24;13:913974. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.913974. eCollection 2022.
  • What is This Image; Apical Ventricular Septal Defect (Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports, April 2022)
  • Man with fever, cough and atypical chest pain. Koo CY, Chan PF, Ong HA, Kojodjojo P.J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2020 Apr 17;1(3):306–8. doi: 10.1002/emp2.12076.
  • Left atrial appendage mass. Chan PF, Kofidis T, Tan KB, Yip JW, Ling LH. Echocardiography. 2018 Dec;35(12):2106-2108.
  • What is This Image; Transverse Sinus fat (Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports, April 2018)
  • What is This Image; Right Coronary Artery aneurysm (Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports, June 2018)
  • Sleep Patterns and Dysfunctions in Children with Learning Problems. Aishworiya R, Chan PF, Kiing JS, Chong SC, Tay SK. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2016 Nov;45(11):507-512.
  • Optimal Body Mass Index Cut-offs for Identification of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease at High Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Chan PF, Tai BC, Loo G, Koo CY, Ong TH, Yeo TC, Lee CH. Heart Lung Circ. 2016 Aug;25(8):847-54.
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Events After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Lee CH, Sethi R, Li R, Ho HH, Hein T, Jim MH, Loo G, Koo CY, Gao XF, Chandra S, Yang XX, Furlan SF, Ge Z, Mundhekar A, Zhang WW, Uchôa CH, Kharwar RB, Chan PF, Chen SL, Chan MY, Richards AM, Tan HC, Ong TH, Roldan G, Tai BC, Drager LF, Zhang JJ. Circulation. 2016 May 24;133(21):2008-17.
  • Fever in a Patient with a Previous Gastrectomy. Seow DG, Chan PF, Chia BL, Loh JP. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2016 Mar;45(3):117-20.
  • Echocardiographic quantification of pulmonary artery systolic pressure in ventricular septal defect: Do calculations from Doppler interrogation across tricuspid regurgitation and ventricular septal defect correlate? Panday V, Tay EL, Chan PF, Yip JW, Poh KK. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 1;202:100-2.
  • Spontaneous adrenal haemorrhage after catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia. Kristanto W, Chan PF, Yeong SS, Kojodjojo P. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Sep 23;2015.
  • Specialist accreditation in Cardiology (Ministry of Health, Singapore)
  • MRCP (Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom)
  • MMED (Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore)
  • MBBS (Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore)
  • FAMS (Academy of Medicine, Singapore)
  • Heart Failure Society (Singapore)
  • Singapore Medical Association
  • Association of Women Doctor (Singapore)
Awards and Honours


Top 5 Quality Improvement Projects:

Nurse/pharmacist-led, Doctor-supervised, Multidisciplinary Team
Improves Outpatient Heart Failure Therapy

Service Quality Award (Silver)


Service Quality Award (Silver)

Fellowships and Accreditations

Mar 2024 The “Good”, The “Bad” and the “Ugly”– Managing LDL-C in ASCVD (Amgen)

Mar 2024 GP talk: Reshaping Heart Failure Landscape: the potential of SGLT2i (Boehringer Ingelheim)

Feb 2024 Parkway Shenton GP talk: Chronic Heart Disease and Heart Failure Management (Boehringer Ingelheim)

Nov 2023 Case sharing: Inclisiran use for lipid management (Novartis)

Oct 2023 Public Health Talk: Cracking the Cholesterol Code: Your Roadmap to Outsmart Hyperlipidaemia

Sept 2023 Walk the Talk in Chronic Heart Failure (Boehringer Ingelheim)

April 2023 NUP CME Talk: All hands on Deck in a Cardiorenal Multiverse – Rise of Primary Care (Astrazeneca)

Dec 2022 Lianbio SG Advisory Board Meeting – Exploring SG's Next Chapter in HCM

Nov 2022 Round Table Discussion: Vericiguat Real-world Insights

Sept 2022 Boehringer Ingelheim Singapore Heart Failure Advisory Board Meeting

Aug 2022 Advisory Board Meeting between NTFGH, NUH and NUP

July 2022 Talk to Clementi Polyclinic: ECG interpretation

July 2022 Talk to NUH Renal Department: Management of Heart Failure with Newer Therapies (Novartis)

April 2022 Recording – Opinions on EMPEROR-Preserved trial (Boehringer Ingelheim)

April 2022 Talk to NUH Geriatric Department: Management of Heart Failure with Newer Therapies (Novartis)

April 2022 ECHO Chapter Teaching: Coronary Anomalies on Echocardiogram

Feb 2022 Talk to GPs: Community Cardiology

Nov 2021 Otsuka’s 2 nd Samsca Heart Failure Advisory Board Discussion

Oct 2021 Guest Panelist for Lokelma Aniversary Event

Sept 2021 Boehringer Ingelheim Singapore Virtual Heart Failure Advisory Board Meeting

May 2021 ECHO Chapter Teaching: Pulmonary hypertension

Mar 2021 Otsuka’s 1 nd Samsca Heart Failure Adboard Discussion

Nov 2019 ECHO Chapter Teaching: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

July 2019 Talk to Clementi Polyclinic: Heart Failure – From Evidence to Clinical Care

  • An Iatrogenic Circumflex Coronary Occlusion Post-mitral Valve Surgery (Oral presentation, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2016)
  • The Conundrum of Managing a Giant Right Atria Thrombus (Poster presentation, American College of Cardiology 2016)
  • Optimal Body Mass Index Cut-offs for Identification of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease at High Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (Oral presentation, Singapore Cardiac Society Congress 2015)
  • When a Central Lesion presents as Vertigo (Poster presentation, World Congress of Neurology 2011)
  • The Effect of Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors in patients with Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (Oral presentation, Singapore Cardiac Society Congress 2009)
  • Sleep patterns and dysfunctions in children with learning disabilities (Poster presentation, National Scientific Congress 2009)