- WONG TECK WEE is currently a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Physician at iHEAL Medical Centre. Prior to that, he was working as an Associate Professor of Medicine at UPM and Hospital Serdang. He was also the previous head of cardiology unit at medical department, UPM.
His passion is in early disease detection and prevention. His fields of interest are weight management, heart failure management; geriatric or aged care cardiology, interventional cardiology and cardiac multislice computed tomography. He is a proponent of preventive vaccinations in elderly and patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, kidney failure, heart failure and stroke. He was the scientific chairman of the World Congress of Healthy Ageing 2012 supported by WHO, the first of its kind incorporating mainstream and complementary medicine with the goal of holistic care. Currently, he is the President of Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society, an NGO championing preventive health for elderly.
He has spent more than 15 years overseas for his medical training and work. He graduated with MB, BS from University of Melbourne, under the Australian EMSS (Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme). Following his early training for 3 years in UK, he went on to obtain MRCP (Membership of the Royal College of Physician United Kingdom) in 1999, FRCP (Fellowship of Royal College of Physician Edinburgh). He completed Singapore Cardiology Advanced Specialist Training and was admitted as a fellow of the Academic Medicine of Singapore for Cardiology in Aug 2004. Here, he developed a major interest in heart failure disease management, where he championed a team at Tan Tock Seng Hospital that cared for more than 2000 patients. There, he cared for SARS patients during the worldwide SARS outbreak in 2003. Subsequently, he completed cardiovascular interventional fellowship at the National Heart Centre, Singapore. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
He is registered as a specialist in cardiology and internal medicine with NSR (National Specialist Register, Malaysia) and Singapore Ministry of Health. He was Research Investigator of many multinational clinical trials. With numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, he has been invited as faculty to lecture in regional and international Cardiology conferences.
He played a key role in establishing the weight management programme at Hospital Serdang. His interest in alternative therapy such as hypnotherapy complements his medical management. He has a Certificate and Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy from the London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH). He uses principles of hypnosis in managing patients with anxiety, stress and insomnia associated with heart diseases.