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Dr Ivandito Kuntjoro

Designations:
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Qualifications:
MD, ABIM (Int.Med-USA), FAMS, FAPSIC
Specialties:
Cardiology (Heart)
Sub-Specialties:
Adult Congenital, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Heart Disease, General Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Pulmonary Hypertension, Structural Heart Disease & Transcatheter Interventions
Special Interests:
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), Valve In Valve (VIV), Mitraclip, Left Atrial Appendage Closure, PFO and ASD Closure, Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for CTEPH, Right Heart Catheterization and Hemodynamic Study

Biosketch

Dr. Ivandito Kuntjoro is presently a Senior Consultant Cardiologist and the Director of Structural Heart Program at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS). He obtained his basic medical degree from Airlangga University, Indonesia. Subsequently, he pursued his medical training in the United States. He was elected as a member of Kaplan Medical Honor Society in 2003 for his achievement in the US medical board examination and was awarded ECFMG certification in 2004 to practice medicine in USA.

Dr. Kuntjoro received both his internal medicine internship and residency training at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Ohio, USA.  He was certified and has been a member of American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) since 2009.  He worked as internal medicine attending physician at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, USA until 2012 before joining NUHCS for his advanced specialty training in cardiology. Upon completion of his cardiology training, he was awarded fellowship training in structural intervention at the Advanced Valve Center at University of Virginia (UVA) Medical Center, USA and trained under Scott Lim, MD who is one of the pioneer in structural heart intervention.

Currently, he is actively involved in the management of patient with complex valvular heart disease using percutaneous catheter approach. He also treating patient with congenital heart and pulmonary hypertension on top of treating patient with common cardiac condition. He performed transcatheter valve intervention such as TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation), mitraclip and other intervention for structural heart problem. He has authored or co-authored few papers in peer-reviewed journals and has written book chapters in Structural Intervention and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery textbook. He is frequently invited as speaker and faculty in the regional and international meeting for structural heart intervention.

Asst Prof Kuntjoro also actively involved in medical education for medical students and training for cardiology fellow in training. He is a core faculty member of the Cardiology Senior Residency Programme at NUHCS and the Program Director of Structural Heart Fellowship Program at NUHCS. 

Awards

  • ​2021 - Asian Hospital Management Award - Significant Cost Reduction of TAVI procedure
  • 2019 - Value Driven Outcome Excellent Award - Increasing Effectiveness and Reduction in Length of Stay of TAVI procedure at NUH

Journals & Publications

Selected Publications:

  1. Association of Shunt Size and Long-Term Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Cryptogenic Ischemic Stroke and Patent Foramen Ovale on Medical Management.

    Lim ICZY, Teo YH, Fang JT, Teo YN, Ho JSY, Lee YQ, Chen X, Ong KH, Leow AST, Ho AF, Lim Y, Low TT, Kuntjoro I, Yeo LLL, Sia CH, Sharma VK, Tan BYQ.J Clin Med. 2023 Jan 25;12(3):941. doi: 10.3390/jcm12030941. PMID: 36769589 

  2. Bayesian Meta-analysis of Direct Oral Anticoagulation Versus Vitamin K Antagonists With or Without Concomitant Antiplatelet After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients With Anticoagulation Indication.

    Lee GSJ, Tay HSE, Teo VXY, Goh RSJ, Chong B, Chan SP, Tay E, Lim Y, Yip J, Chew NWS, Kuntjoro I. Angiology. 2022 Nov 10:33197221121616. doi: 10.1177/00033197221121616. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36366730 

  3. Coronary Artery Disease in Patients Undergoing Transvalvular Aortic Valve Implantation.

    Lim Y, Tan KA, Kuntjoro I, Hon JK, Yip J, Tay E. Interv Cardiol. 2022 Sep 29;17:e13. doi: 10.15420/icr.2021.25. eCollection 2022 Jan.PMID: 36304067 

  4. The Impact of Cognitive Impairment on Clinical Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (from a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis).

    Sim JJL, Ling RR, Neo VSQ, Tan FL, Djohan AH, Yeo LLL, Chan KA, Lim Y, Tan BYQ, Yeo TC, Chan MY, Poh KK, Kong WKF, Yip JWL, Chong YF, Sharma VK, Kuntjoro I, Sia CH.Am J Cardiol. 2022 Dec 15;185:63-70. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2022.09.010. Epub 2022 Oct 11.PMID: 36241569

  5. A systematic review and meta-analysis of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants vs vitamin K antagonists after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with atrial fibrillation.

    Ooi AJQ, Wong C, Tan TWE, Ng TP, Teo YN, Teo YH, Syn NL, Djohan AH, Lim Y, Yeo LLL, Tan BYQ, Chan MY, Poh KK, Kong WKF, Chai P, Yeo TC, Yip JW, Kuntjoro I, Sia CH.Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2022 Oct;78(10):1589-1600. doi: 10.1007/s00228-022-03371-6. Epub 2022 Aug 9. PMID: 35941300 

  6. Cost-effectiveness of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis of intermediate surgical risk in Singapore.

    See-Toh RS, Wong XY, Mahboobani KSKH, Soon SS, Kearns B, Cooper K, Ho KW, Kuntjoro I, Ng K.BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Aug 4;22(1):994. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08369-5. PMID: 35927703 

  7. Prognostically Distinct Phenotypes of Metabolic Health Beyond Obesity in Aortic Stenosis.

    Chew NWS, Zhang A, Kong G, Lee KL, Ng CH, Chong B, Ngiam JN, Sia CH, Loh PH, Lim Y, Kuntjoro I, Wong RC, Kong WK, Yeo TC, Poh KK.Am J Cardiol. 2022 Sep 1;178:112-118. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2022.05.018. Epub 2022 Jun 25. PMID: 35764427

  8. Long-term Prognosis in Patients With Concomitant Acute Coronary Syndrome and Aortic Stenosis.

    Chew NWS, Zhang A, Ong J, Koh S, Kong G, Ho YJ, Lim O, Chin YH, Lin C, Djohan A, Kuntjoro I, Kong WKF, Hon J, Lee CH, Chan MY, Yeo TC, Tan HC, Poh KK, Loh PH.Can J Cardiol. 2022 Aug;38(8):1220-1227. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2022.03.010. Epub 2022 Mar 18.PMID: 35314337

  9. Prevalence, Risk Factors and Intervention for Depression and Anxiety in Pulmonary Hypertension: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

    Mai AS, Lim OZH, Ho YJ, Kong G, Lim GEH, Ng CH, Ho C, Ho R, Lim Y, Kuntjoro I, Tay E, Yip J, Chew NWS, Low TT.Front Med (Lausanne). 2022 Feb 17;9:765461. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2022.765461. eCollection 2022.PMID: 35252232

  10. Meta-Analysis Comparing Risk Factors, Incidence, and Outcomes of Patients With Versus Without Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.

    Lim OZH, Mai AS, Ng CH, Tang A, Chin YH, Kong G, Ho YJ, Ong J, Tay E, Kuntjoro I, Chew NW, Lim Y.Am J Cardiol. 2022 May 1;170:91-99. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2022.01.023. Epub 2022 Feb 19.PMID: 35193765

Complete list of publication in pubmed : kuntjoro, ivandito - Search Results - PubMed (nih.gov)

Professional Memberships

  • ​Singapore Cardiac Society
  • Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology


 

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