Regional Work

Dr Chua travels extensively in the region to teach and proctor complex aortic stenting, peripheral vascular interventions and endovenous surgery. He is also regularly invited to sit on the faculty and speak at regional and international vascular conferences.

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Official Proctorships

June 2011 – Present
Covidien Inc, Key Opinion Leader and Regional Proctor for Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Veins.

July 2011- Present
Cook Medical Inc, Key opinion Leader and International Proctor for Advanced Endovascular Aortic Stent Grafting.

June 2012 – Present
Abbott Endovascular, Key Opinion Leader and International Proctor for Endovascular Techniques in Angioplasty and Stenting for Peripheral Vascular Disease of Lower Limbs.

Nov 2013 – Present
Medtronic Vascular, Key Opinion Leader for Aortic Repairs and Peripheral Interventions.

Live Case Demonstrations

15 Dec 2015
Principal Operator, Complex Thigh AVM embolization, Hanoi Heart Hospital , Hanoi, Vietnam

25 Nov 2015
Principal Proctor, Complex Branched Stent Graft repair for Type 4 TAA, Bumruingrad Hopsital, Bangkok, Thailand

17 – 18 Mar 2015
Invited Proctor, Cook Vista Advanced Proctor’s Course for T-Branch Stent Graft, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.

16 Feb 2015
Principal Proctor Surgeon, Malaysia’s first case of Aortic stenting using the new Trivascular Ovation Prime Stent Graft, HSC Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

11 Feb 2015
Principal Surgeon, Singapore and SE Asia’s first case of Aortic stenting with renal vent stent using the new Trivascular Ovation Prime Stent Graft, Singapore General Hospital.

14 Jan 2015
Principal Surgeon, Singapore and SE Asia’s first case of aortic stenting using the revolutionary Trivascular Ovation Prime Stent Graft, Singapore General Hospital.

18 Jul 2014
Asia Venous Insufficiency Forum, Singapore, Main Operator for 2 varicose vein case inclding SSV ablation using new RFA device.

8-11 May 2014
1st Asia-Pacific Vascular Symposium and 3rd SGH Foundation Endovascular Course, Singapore, Main Operator for 2 varicose veins, 2 complex aortic stenting and 3 peripheral lower limb interventions.

19 Mar 2014
LINC APAC 2014 Live Case Broadcast From Singapore General Hospital, Main Operator for Aortic Stenting with Bilateral Iliac Branched Device, Singapore.

19 Mar 2014
LINC APAC 2014 Live Case Broadcast From Singapore General Hospital, Main Operator for Iliac and Superficial Femoral CTO Angioplasty and Stenting, Singapore.

14 Oct 2014
Singapore and SE Asia’s First Case of Autologous Bone Marrow Harvested Stem Cell Injection for DM lower Limb Salvage, Singapore General Hospital.

6 Dec 2013
Live Case Demonstrator, 2 case of tibial angioplasty and plantar-pedal reconstruction, Advanced Lower Limb Peripheral Intervention Workshop, Chi Mei Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan ROC.

5 Dec 2013
Live Case Demonstrator, 3 cases of tibial angioplasty and plantar=pedal reconstruction, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan ROC, 5 Dec 2013.

29 Nov 2013
Inaugural Case of Radiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Veins, HSC Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

4 Mar 2013
4 vessel branched aortic stent graft case, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

27 Oct 2012
Percutaneous aortic chimney stent graft, Army Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

22 June 2012
Inaugural Cases (2) of lower limb arterial angioplasty and stenting, HSC Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

13 April 2012
Inaugural Case of Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Veins, University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

6 Mar 2012
Inaugural Case of Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Veins, Busan University Hospital Yang San Campus, Busan, South Korea.

5 Mar 2012
Inaugural Case of Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Veins, Daegu Catholic Medical Centre, Daegu, South Korea.

16 Feb 2012
India’s First Percutaneous Double Renal Chimney Aortic Stent Graft, Fortis Heart Institute, Bangalore, India.

15 Jan 2012
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, TEVAR procedure at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India.

23-25 June 2011
Radiofrequency Ablation of Great Saphenous Vein for Varicose Veins at Minh Van and Bien Danh Hospitals, Ho Chi Min City Vietnam, 2 patients.

Course Director & Expert Faculty

15 – 16 Oct 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “Long Segment SFA CTO: A Practical Approach” , Asean Federation of Cardiology Congress, Yangon, Myanmar.

9 – 12 Sep 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “When to use Fenestrated vs Parallel Grafts”, Taiwan Society For Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting , Taipei, Taiwan.

9 – 12 Sep 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “IBD for Complicated Cases: Tips and Tricks”, Taiwan Society For Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting , Taipei, Taiwan.

21 – 23 Aug 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “ Complex Aortic Stenting – Troubleshooting Strategies“ Cook Vista Workshop, PLA 301 Hospital, Beijing, China.

19 – 20 Aug 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “ Ruptured AAA – Current Concepts”, Academy of Medicine Malaysia (AMM) 50TH GOLDEN JUBILEE Annual Congress and 3RD AMM/AMS, HRAM Tripartite Congress , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

27 – 29 July 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “The Current Status of Endovascular Surgery In Asia” , Basic Endovascular Workshop, 8th Integrated Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery Congress, Palembang, Indonesia.

17 – 18 June 2016
Invited Faculty and Chair, “ Complex Aortic Stenting: Updates in Management’, Symposium on Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysm, No1 Defence Services General Hospital (1000 Beded), Yamgon , Myanmar.

12 – 14 May 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “ Current Evidence for Treatment of Small Aortic Aneurysms” College of Surgeon Malaysia Annual Scientific Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

31 Mar – 2 Apr 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “ Fenestrated Vs Chimney Stent Grafts – When to Choose what”, Aortic Asia 2016, Bangkok, Thailand.

17 – 19 Mar 2016
Invited Faculty and Speaker, Advances in Diabetic Lower Limb Salvage, 65th Anniversary Congress of the Central 108 Military Hospital Hanoi, Vietnam.

19 – 21 Nov 2015
Invited Faculty and Speaker Chair, “Fenestrated Vs Chimney Stent Grafts – When to Choose what”, Asian Society of Vascular Surgery Congress, Bangkok, Thailand.

19 – 21 Nov 2015
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “The Relevance of RFA for Varicose Veins in the age of non-thermal modalities”, Asian Society of Vascular Surgery Congress, Bangkok, Thailand.

14 – 16 Nov 2015
Invited Faculty and Live Case Demonstrator, “ Advances in SFA Stenting”, Taiwan Society of Cardiovascular Interventions Peripheral Live, Kaoshiung Taiwan.

18 – 19 Aug 2015
Invited Faculty and Instructor, “Abdominal Aortic and Peripheral Vascular Disease”, 20th National Congress of Indonesian Surgeons Associations (MABI XX 2015), Surabaya, Indonesia.

29 – 30 Jul 2015
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “Peripheral Vascular Disease”, Indonesian Vascular Conference (INAVASC) VI), Bekasi, Indonesia.

29 – 30 Jul 2015
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “Varicose Veins”, Indonesian Vascular Conference (INAVASC) VI), Bekasi, Indonesia.

30 May 2015
Plenary Speaker, “Modern Management of Chronic Venous Disease”, Colleague of Surgeons Malaysia Annual Meeting 2015.

28 May 2015
Invited Speaker and Proctor, “Principles of Endovenous Therapy, Covidien Varicose Vein Pre-Congress Workshop, Colleague of Surgeons Malaysia Annual Meeting 2015.

25-26 May 2015
Course Co-Director, Cook Vista Complicated AAA Management Workshop. 301 PLA General Hospital, Beijing China.

10 Apr 2015
Invited Faculty, “Risk Factors And Treatment Strategies For Type 1b Endoleaks”, 4th Aortic Asia, Singapore.

24 Jan 2015
Invited Faculty and Chair, “Peripheral Case Forum”, Asia PCR – SingLive 2015, Singapore.

24 Jan 2015
Invited Faculty and Chair, “Peripheral Intervention III – My Worst Nightmare: Case Presentation”, Asia PCR – SingLive 2015, Singapore.

23 Jan 2015
Invited Faculty and Chair, “Peripheral Interventions 1”, Asia PCR – SingLive 2015, Singapore.

30 Nov 2014
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “Strategies to Treat Post-EVAR Endoleaks,” China Endovascular Course (CEC) 2014, Beijing, China.

28 Nov 2014
Invited Speaker and Faculty, “Endovascular Treatment for Complex Aortic Pathologies”, 66th Congress of The Korean Surgical Society, Seoul, Korea.

18 Oct 2014
Invited Speaker and Faculty, “Treatment of Central Vein Occlusion’, Kuala Lumpur Vascular Access Conference.

12-13 Sep 2014
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “Troubleshooting Strategies During Complex Aortic Stenting”, Annual Congress and Scientific Meeting of the Taiwan Society for Vascular Surgery, Taipei, Taiwan.

7 Sep 2014
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “Autologous Bone Marrow Stem Cell Therapy in Peripheral Vascular Disease – A Pilot Clinical Service Study “, 14th Congress of the Asian Society of Vascular Surgery, Hong KONG SAR China.

7 Sep 2014
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “The Utility of Stents in Tibial Disease – From Bare Stents to Bioresorbable Scaffolds”, 14th Congress of the Asian Society of Vascular Surgery, Hong KONG SAR China.

6 Sep 2014
Invited Faculty and Speaker, “Troubleshooting Strategies During Complex Aortic Stenting”, 14th Congress of the Asian Society of Vascular Surgery, Hong KONG SAR China.

6 Sep 2014
Invited Speaker, Cook Lunch Symposium, “The Importance of Controlled and Precise Deployment During Aortic Stenting”, 14th Congress of the Asian Society of Vascular Surgery, Hong KONG SAR China.

6 Sep 2014
Invited Speaker, Covidien Venous Symposium, “Incompetant Perforator Veins : New Treatment Options With RFA”, 14th Congress of the Asian Society of Vascular Surgery, Hong KONG SAR China.

17-19 Jul 2014
Organizing Co-Chair and Course Dierctor, Asia Venous Insufficiency Forum, Singapore.

12-14 May 2014
Invited Expert, Certification of Centre of Excellence for Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Veins, Seoul, Korea.

8-11 May 2014
Organizing Chairman and Course Director, 1st Asia-Pacific Vascular Symposium and 3rd SGH Foundation Endovascular Course, Singapore.

26 Apr 2014
Invited Faulty and Speaker, “Iliac Aneurysms: Large Cuff or IBDs?”, Aortic Asia Symposum, Macau, China SAR.

18 Mar 2014
Invited Faculty and Speaker , Main Symposium, “Advancing SFA Treatment: The Evolution of Femoropopliteal Stenting”, LINC APAC 2014, Hong Kong, China.

18 Mar 2014
Invited Faculty and Speaker, Main Symposium, “The Utility of Tibial Stents – From SES to BVS”, LINC APAC 2014, Hong Kong, China.

21-23 Feb 2014
Invited Course Director and Lecturer, Abbott Shanghai BiAnnual CrossRoads Peripheral Interventions Course, Shanghai, China.

8 Feb 2014
Invited Course Director and Faculty, “1st National Workshop on Complex Aortic and Hybrid Interventions,” organized by Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi India.

7 Feb 2014
Invited Chairman and Faculty, “Vascular Malformations: State of The Art”, Venous Association of India Congress (VAICON) 2014, New Delhi India.

17 Jan 2014
Invited Expert Faculty and Panelist, “My Most Educational Case in Peripheral Intervention” SingLive Asia PCR 2014, Singapore.

17 Jan 2014
Invited Expert Faculty and Chairman, “Superficial Femoral Artery and Below Knee Intervention,” SingLive Asia PCR 2014, Singapore.

16 Jan 2014
Invited Expert Faculty and Moderator, “Carotid and Renal Artery Stenting and Takayasu Arteritis Interventions,” SingLive Asia PCR 2014, Singapore.

6 Dec 2013
Invited Course Director and Live Case Demonstrator, Advanced Lower Limb Peripheral Intervention Workshop, Chi Mei Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan ROC.

5 Dec 2013
Invited Course Director and Live Case Demonstrator, Advanced Lower Limb Peripheral Intervention Workshop, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan ROC.

22-24 Aug 2013
Invited Course Director and Moderator, Asian Venous Intervention Forum, Taipei, Taiwan.

16-18 Aug 2013
Invited Course Director and Lecturer, Abbott Shanghai CrossRoads Peripheral Interventions Course, Shanghai, China.

22 Jul 2013
Course Director, 1st SingHealth Surgical Congress and 19th Asian Surgical Association Meeting Post-Congress Live Workshop, ” Advanced Aortic Stenting”, Singapore.

18-19 Jul 2013
Course Director, 1st SingHealth Surgical Congress and 19th Asian Surgical Association Meeting Pre-Congress Live Workshop, ” Peripheral Interventions”, Singapore.

2 Sep 2012
Invited Expert Faculty, Percutaneous EVAR Workshop, organized by the Dept of Vascular Surgery, Chang Gung Linkou Hospital, Regent Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.

30 Aug – 1 Sep 2012
Expert Faculty, Asian Venous Insufficiency Forum, Seoul, Korea.

18-20 Mar 2013
Invited Faculty and Moderator, “Approach to BTK lesions”, LINC APAC Main Meeting, Hong Kong SAR, China.

4 Aug 2012
Invited Faculty, “Recent Advances in Aortic Stenting”, The College of Surgeons Singapore Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore.

19-21 May 2012
Guest Faculty and Lecturer, SFA Interventional Course, Abbott Crossroads Institute, Shanghai, China.

23-25 Nov 2011
Course Director, 1st SGH Foundation Course In Endovascular Surgery, organized by the Div of Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

15 Aug 2011
Course Director, “1st Singapore Regional Workshop in Advanced Aortic Endografts”, National University Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore.

Lectureship

24 Jan 2015
Invited Faculty and Chair, “Peripheral Case Forum”, Asia PCR – SingLive 2015, Singapore.

24 Jan 2015
Invited Faculty and Chair, “Peripheral Intervention III – My Worst Nightmare: Case Presentation”, Asia PCR – SingLive 2015, Singapore.

23 Jan 2015
Invited Faculty and Chair, “Peripheral Interventions 1”, Asia PCR – SingLive 2015, Singapore.

5 Apr 2014
Invited Speaker, Lunch Symposium, “Iliac Aneurysms: Large Cuff or IBDs?”, Charing Cross Vscular Symposium, London, UK.

17 Jan 2014
Invited Speaker, “Changing Paradigms in the No-Stent Zones: CFA and Popliteal Artery” SingLive Asia PCR, Singapore.

13 Oct 2013
Invited Speaker, “Endovascular Solutions for Iliac Aneurysms,” Annual Scientific Meeting of The College of Surgeons Singapore, Singapore.

22 Sep 2013
Invited Speaker, “Trouble Shooting Strategies During Advanced Aortic Stent Grafts”, Annual Meeting of The Taiwan Society of Vascular Surgery 2013, Taipei, Taiwan.

21 Sep 2013
Invited Speaker “Advances in Peripheral Interventions”, Annual Meeting of The Taiwan Society of Vascular Surgery 2013, Taipei, Taiwan.

21 Jul 2013
Invited Speaker, 1st SingHealth Surgical Congress and 19th Asian Surgical Association Meeting Aortic Symposium, ” Complex Aortic Stenting – The SGH Experience”, Singapore.

21 Jul 2013
Invited Speaker, 1st SingHealth Surgical Congress and 19th Asian Surgical Association Meeting Aortic Symposium, ” An Angioplasty First Approach for Complex Aorto-iliac CTOs”, Singapore.

1 Jun 2013
Invited Speaker, “Novel Technologies In Peripheral Interventions With The Use of Drug Eluting Balloons”, Special Lecture, 22nd Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Interventional Radiology, KwangYong, South Korea.

18-20 Mar 2013
Invited Speaker, “Iliac and SFA disease: The SGH approach and outcomes”, Abbott Vascular Symposium, LINC APAC Meeting, Hong Kong SAR, China.

26 Jan 2013
Invited Speaker, Fenestrated Aortic Stent Graft Case, SINGLIVE/ Asia PCR, Singapore.

22-23 Dec 2012
Invited Speaker, “Iliac Preservation in Complex Aortic Stent Grating”, Dalin Talent Expert Intervention Meeting, Buddhist Tzu-Chi Hospital, Dalin, Taiwan.

20-23 Oct 2012
Invited Speaker, “Complex Anatomy, Difficult Aneurysms: The SGH Experience with Chimney, Fenestrated and Sandwich Stent Grafts”, Aortic Symposium, Asian Society for Vascular Surgery/ ANZSVS Combined Meeting, Melbourne, Australia.

20-23 Oct 2012
Invited Speaker, “Iliac Preservation in Aortic Stent Grafting”, Closed Door Expert Symposium, Asian Society for Vascular Surgery/ ANZSVS Combined Meeting, Melbourne, Australia.

26-28 Sep 2012
Invited Speaker, “Iliac Preservation in Aortic Stent Grafting”, Lunch Symposium, 19th Vascular Society of India Congress (VSICON), Jaipur, India.

26-28 Sep 2012
Invited Speaker, “Complex Anatomy, Difficult Aneurysms: The SGH Experience with Chimney, Fenestrated and Sandwich Stent Grafts”, Aortic Symposium, 19th Vascular Society of India Congress (VSICON), Jaipur, India.

1-5 Aug 2012
Invited Speaker, “Percutaneous EVAR”, The 37th Annual Meeting of The Royal College Of Surgeons Of Thailand (in conjunction with The Royal College Of Surgeons Edinburgh), Pattaya, Thailand.

1-5 Aug 2012
Invited Speaker, “Iliac Preservation in Aortic Stenting”, The 37th Annual Meeting of The Royal College Of Surgeons Of Thailand (in conjunction with The Royal College Of Surgeons Edinburgh), Pattaya, Thailand.

13 Apr 2012
Invited Speaker, “VNUS ClosureFast for Varicose Veins: Pitfalls, Techniques and Outcomes,” VNUS ClosureFast Workshop, University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

7 Apr 2012
Invited Speaker, “VNUS ClosureFast for Varicose Veins: Early Results from An Asian Cohort,” Lunch Symposium, The Korea Association for Vascular Surgery Annual Spring Meeting, Busan, South Korea.

15 Mar 2012
Invited Speaker, “Endovascular Strategies and Techniques for Illio-Popliteal CTOs,” Lunch Symposium, Thai Vascular Association Annual Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand.

1-3 Feb 2012
Invited Speaker, “The Step-up Technique with BTK CTO Interventions – Our Wire Selection Algorithm,” LINC Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong SAR, China.

1-3 Feb 2012
Panelist, “Extreme BTK Interventions in CLI,” LINC Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong SAR, China.

1-3 Feb 2012
Panelist, “Alternative Access and Crossing Strategies for Femor-Popliteal CTOs,” LINC Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong SAR, China.

14-15 Jan 2012
Invited Speaker, “Post-EVAR Endoleaks: Endovascular Strategies in Management:, Advances in Vascular Anastomosis and Reconstruction, Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India.

14-15 Jan 2012
Invited Speaker, “Difficult Anatomy, Complex Aortic Aneurysms: The SGH Experience with Branched Grafts, Chimney Stents and Sandwich Stents,” Advances in Vascular Anastomosis and Reconstruction, Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India.

22 Oct 2011
Invited Speaker, “Optimal Imaging Techniques for Detecting Post-EVAR Endoleaks,” A*STAR-National Heart Centre Singapore Joint Symposium On Advanced Imaging Technology in Medicine, Singapore.

5-8 Oct 2011
Invited Speaker, “Difficult Anatomy, Complex EVARs: the SGH Experience with chimney grafts, sandwich stent grafts, fenestrated and branched devices,” 2nd Kuala Lumpur Interventional Course, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

5-8 Oct 2011
Invited Speaker, “Post-EVAR Endoleaks: Endovascular Strategies in Management,” 2nd Kuala Lumpur Interventional Course, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

21-24 Sep 2011
Invited Speaker, “Durable Outcomes for EVAR in Suboptimal Necks”, Pre-Congress Aortic Workshop, 1st IEVA Meeting, Sun Moon Lake, Nantou, Taiwan.

21-24 Sep 2011
Invited Speaker, “Endovascular Strategies for Complex Aorto-iliac/Aorto-popliteal Chronic Total Occlusions: the SGH Experience”, 1st IEVA Meeting, Sun Moon Lake, Nantou, Taiwan.

21-24 Sep 2011
Invited Speaker, “Complex Aortic Aneurysms: The SGH Experience with Chimney and Sandwich Aortic Stent Grafts”, 1st IEVA Meeting, Sun Moon Lake, Nantou, Taiwan.

1-3 Sep 2011
Invited Speaker, “Management of Vascular Ulcers”, 1st Asia-Pacific Joint wound Conference, Singapore.

23-25 Jun 2011
Procter, Radiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Veins, Minh Vanh Hospital and Bin Danh Hospital, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.

Apr 2011
Judge, Evidence Based Medicine Competition – Allied Health, 14th SGH Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore.

23 Feb 2011
Invited Speaker, Gleneagles Hospital Singapore CME Round, ” Recent Advances in Aortic Stent Graft Surgery”, Singapore.

17-18 Jun 2010
Invited Speaker, “Indications for IVC Filters”, 4th Asia-Pacific Venous Thromboembolism Training Programme, Singapore.

17-18 Jun 2010
Invited Speaker, “2008 ACCP VTE Guidelines”, 4th Asia-Pacific Venous Thromboembolism Training Programme, Singapore.

30 Oct 2008
Invited Speaker, “Combined Modalities of VTE Prophylaxis”, ASVS Venous Forum, 9th International Congress of The Asian Society For Vascular Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand.

30 Oct 2008
Invited Speaker, “Cost-effectiveness of VTE Prophylaxis”, ASVS Venous Forum, 9th International Congress of The Asian Society For Vascular Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand.

30 Oct 2008
Invited Speaker, “VTE in Singapore”, ASVS Venous Forum, 9th International Congress of The Asian Society For Vascular Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand.

18-19 Aug 2008
Lecturer, “Indications for IVC Filters”, 1st Asia-Pacific VTE Training Workshop, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital Singapore.

10-11 Aug 2008
Course Lecturer and Examiner, Advanced Trauma Life Support Course, organized by Trauma Service, Department of Surgery, Singapore General Hospital.

14-15 Feb 2008
Course Lecturer and Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support Course,organized by the School of Military Medicine, Singapore Armed Forces.

28 Jan 2008
Course Lecture: “Approach to critical appraisal of the medical literature and biostatistical concepts”, Inaugural Combined Basic Surgical Skills Foundation Course, organized by the Post-Graduate Medical Institute, Singapore General Hospital.

31-Aug – 2 Sep 2007
Chairman – 3rd Plenary Lecture, “Evidence-based Wound Care”, by Dr Laura Bolton, The 4th Meeting of the Wound Healing Society of Singapore.

3 Aug 2007
Course Lecturer: “Responsibilities of the Investigator”, The Singapore Good Clinical Practice Programme Refresher Course, organized by the organized by the SGCP Programme and National University of Singapore.

26-27 Nov 2006
Course Lecturer and Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support Course, inaugural course at Singapore General Hospital, organized by the Dept of Surgery and Experimental Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

14 Sep 2006
Course Lecturer: “The Informed Consent Process and Responsibilities of the Investigator”, The Singapore Good Clinical Practice Programme Course, organized by the SGCP Programme and National University of Singapore.

22 Jul 2006
Lecturer: “Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR): The Hype, The Facts, the Results”, Combined Surgical Meeting, Singapore General Hospital.

29 Jun 2006
Course Lecturer: “The Informed Consent Process and Responsibilities of the Investigator”, The Singapore Good Clinical Practice Programme Course, organized by the SGCP Programme and National University of Singapore.

19 May 2006
Course Lecturer: “Responsibilities of the Investigator”, The Singapore Good Clinical Practice Programme Refresher Course, organized by the organized by the SGCP Programme and National University of Singapore.

May 2006
Demonstrator, Basic Surgical Skills Course, organized by the Dept of Surgery and Dept of Experimental Surgery, Singapore General Hospital.

14 Feb 2006
Course Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support Course, Life Support Training Centre, School of Military Medicine, Singapore Armed Forces.

Jan 2006
Course Lecturer: “Fundamentals of Clinical Research”, a series of e-lectures on the clinical research process, organized by the SingHealth Research Directorate.

Sep 2005
Course Lecturer: “The Informed Consent Process”, The Singapore Good Clinical Practice Programme, organized by the Clinical Trials and Epidemiology Research Unit, Ministry of Health, Singapore.

2004-2005
Course Lecturer : SingHealth Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop, a series of 4 quarterly workshops organized by the SingHealth Research Directorate.

2003
Course Lecturer : “Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature”, a series of 2 lectures organized by the Post Graduate Medical Institute, Singapore General Hospital.

Oral Presentations

28 – 30 Oct 2008
B Chua, Yap WMQ, Siew C, Sebastin M, “Ruptured Superior Mesenteric Aneurysms – A proposed algorithm to reduce mortality.” 9th International Congress of the Asian Society For Vascular Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand.

23 – 25 May 2007
B Chua, M Sebastian, A Gogna, KH Tay, S Pasupathy, SG Tan, “A PTA- first strategy to manage symptomatic lower limb PVD: Results from an Asian cohort.” 35th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Vascular Surgery, Nagoya, Japan.

16 – 19 Aug 2006
B Chua, M Sebastian, A Gogna, KH Tay, S Pasupathy, SG Tan, “A PTA- first strategy to manage symptomatic lower limb PVD: Results from a single Asian institution”, 7th International Congress of the Asian Society of Vascular Surgeons (7th ICASVS), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Jul 2005
BSY Chua, “The NKF Singapore Partners for Prevention (P4P) Screening Programme: Our Experience and Early Results”, 3rd World Congress of Nephrology, Singapore.

Jul 2004
LSS Foo, BSY Chua, GT Chia, SB Tan, TS Howe, “Vacuum Assisted Closure vs moist gauze dressing in post-operative diabetic foot wounds: Early results from a randomized controlled trial.”, 2nd World Union of Wound Healing Societies Meeting, Paris, France.

Sep 2004
BSY Chua, J Tan, E Lee, D Louange, MK Wong, IS Rikhraj and TS Howe, “Hip Fractures in The Elderly: The Impact of Co-morbidities on Hospitalization Costs”, 1st Inaugural SingHealth Scientific Meeting, Hospital Oral Presentation Finalist.

Abstracts

Sep 2008
B Chua, W Yap, C Siew, M Sebastian, “Management of Ruptured SMA Aneurysms – A Proposed Algorithm to Reduce Mortality”, submitted for the 9th International Congress of The Asian Society of Vascular Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand.

Mar 2005
BSY Chua, J Tan, E Lee, D Louange, MK Wong, IS Rikhraj and TS Howe, “Hip Fractures in The Elderly: The Impact of Co-morbidities on Hospitalization Costs”, The 5th European Congress on Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, Rome Italy.

2003
BSY Chua, LA Szczech , DF Frankenfield,, TF Griffith, WF Owen and DN Reddan, “Peripheral vascular disease (PVD): Is it a risk factor for mortality in End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)? “, American Society of Nephrology 36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Exposition, San Diego, California, USA.

2002
B Chua, KS Prabhakar, WF Owen Jr, PS Klassen, J Coladonato, DN Reddan, KS Wong, MJ Lazarus, L Szczech “Comparative analysis of mortality predictors between a Singaporean and American population on haemodialysis”, American Society of Nephrology 35th Annual Meeting & Scientific Exposition, Philadelphia, Penn, USA.

2002
B Chua, KS Prabhakar, WF Owen Jr, PS Klassen, J Coladonato, DN Reddan, KS Wong, MJ Lazarus, L Szczech “Comparative analysis of mortality predictors between a Singaporean and American population with diabetes mellitus on haemodialysis”, American Society of Nephrology 35th Annual Meeting & Scientific Exposition, Philadelphia, Penn, USA.

2002
Todd F Griffith, Benjamin SY Chua, Joseph A Coladonato, Preston S Klassen, Lynda Szczech “ Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) as surrogates of depression in dialysis patients: Observations and trends’, American Society of Nephrology 35th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Philadelphia, Penn, USA.

2002
P Klassen, B Chua, J Coladonato, D Reddan, L Szczech, KS Prabhakar, KS Wong, M Lazarus, WF Owen Jr “Blood pressure and death risk: Comparing US and Asian HD populations”, American Society of Nephrology 35th Annual Meeting and Exposition, , Philadelphia, Penn, USA.

Participation Courses and Conferences

August 2017
SURGICAL & ANAESTHESIA CONGRESS 2017 (5 AUGUST 2017), (SINGHEALTH DUKE – NUS)

July 2017
ASIAN PACIFIC SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY CONGRESS (13-15 JULY 2017), SINGAPORE

May 2017
ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS (19 – 21 MAY 2017), KUCHING, MALAYSIA

April 2017
AORTIC ASIA 2017 (7 & 8 APRIL 2017), HONGKONG

March 2017
ASEAN EXPERT Forum (4 & 5 MARCH 2017), SINGAPORE

June 2014
Participant, Critical Issues Aortic Symposium, Malmo Sweden, 26-27 Jun 2014

Nov 2010
Participant, VEITH Symposium on Vascular Surgery, New York, USA, 17-21 Nov 2010

Apr 2009
Participant, 31st Charing Cross Vascular Meeting, London, UK, 4 – 7 April 2009

Feb 2009
Participant, 13th European Vascular Course, Maastricht, Netherlands, Feb 26 -28, 209

Oct 2008
Participant, 9th International Congress of the Asian Society For Vascular Surgery Cook EVAR/TEVAR Pre-Congress Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand 27 Oct 2008

Sep 2008
Invited Participant, 4th Endovascular Skills Course, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, 2-3 Sep 2008

May 2008
Invited participant, Endovascular Stent Graft Course and Workshop, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 23-25 May 2008.

Apr 2008
Participant in the Venous Preceptorship Workshop, organized by the Dept of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore, 15 – 16 Apr 2008

Mar 2008
Participant in the Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft Course, workshop organized by the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital Singapore, 16th Asian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery Meeting, 13 – 16 Mar.

Sep 2007
Participant in the 1st Singapore Venous Forum, organized by the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital, 20 – 22 Sep.

Dec 2006
Participant in Cochrane Workshop on Protocol Development and Statistical Analyses, 7 – 8 Dec, organized by the Australasian Cochrane Centre and the Children’s Hospital Westmead, Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Nov 2006
Participant in Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) Course, 6 – 7 Nov, organized by the TTSH-NNI Trauma Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Nov 2006
Participant in SingHealth Emerging Clinical Leadership Programme, 3 – 4 Nov, organized by Medical Manpower Department, SingHealth, conducted with the Singapore Management University, Singapore

Oct 2006
Participant in Workshop on Cochrane Systematic Reviews and Statistical Analyses, 12 – 13 Oct, organized by the Singapore Branch of the Australasian Cochrane Centre and the Clinical Trials and Epidemiologic Unit (CTERU), Ministry of Health, Singapore, at the National University of Singapore

Sep 2006
Participant in Basic Laparoscopic General Surgery Course, 25 – 26 Sep, organized by the Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre, The National University Hospital, Singapore

Aug 2006
Participant in Endovenous Laser Workshop, 16 Aug, pre-congress workshop as part of the 7th International Congress of the Asian Society for Vascular Surgery, Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

May 2006
Participant in 19th Basic Microsurgical Skills Course, 15 – 19 May, organized by the Post-Graduate Medical Institute and Dept of Experimental Surgery, Singapore General Hospital

Apr 2005
Instructor’s Course in Advanced Trauma Life Support, course conducted by the Singapore Armed Forces School of Military Medicine

Jun 2004
Recertification in Advanced Trauma Life Support, course conducted by the Singapore Armed Forces School of Military Medicine

Nov 2003
Participant in the Good Clinical Practice in Clinical Research Course organized by SingHealth Research Directorate

Nov 2003
Participant in Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Pressure Line Insertion course conducted by the Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital

August 2003
Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, course conducted by Singapore General Hospital Life Support Training Centre

Academic Activities

Jan 2009 – Present
Appointed Clinical Teacher, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, The National University of Singapore.

16 Aug 2014
Observer Examiner, Fellowship in General Surgery Exit Exams, Singapore.

Clinical Supervisor, Mr Yeow Siang Lin, 3rd Year PhD Candidate, Faculty of BioEngineering, National University of Singapore.

Sep 2011 – Sep 2012
Supervisor, Dr Kamal Al-Zoghby, Clinical Fellow in Vascular/ Endovascular Surgery, from Medina, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Aug – Oct 2011
Co-Supervisor, Dr Alvin Roxas, Clinical Fellow in Venous and Endovascular Surgery, From Cebu City Philippines.

12 Sep 2010
Assistant Convener, MBBS Supplementary Exam – Surgery Track, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

August 2008
Assistant Convener, FRCSEd Singapore Exit Examinations in General Surgery.

Jul 2006 – Dec 2008
Appointed Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, The National University of Singapore.

Mar 2008
Tutor: Elective Surgical Rotation for 4th Year Medical Students (2 Students), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

Feb 2008
Tutor: Elective Surgical Rotation for 4th Year Medical Students (3 Students), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

April 2007
Member, SAB Clinical Research Training Committee, Ministry of Health Singapore

22 March 2007
Convener, MBBS 2007 Surgery Track Examinations, Singapore General Hospital.

Aug – Oct 2006
Tutor: Surgical Rotation for 3rd year Medical Students (3 students), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

June – Aug 2006
Tutor: Surgical Rotation for 3rd year Medical Students (2 students), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

May – June 2006
Tutor : Clinical Skills Foundation Course for 2rd Year Medical Students ( 4 students), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

May – June 2005
Tutor : Clinical Skills Foundation Course for 2rd Year Medical Students ( 8 students), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

May – Dec 2005
Tutor : Foreign Elective Students (4 students).

Nov 2005
Preceptor : Master’s of Nursing Science Programme (3 students) , Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

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