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Dr Li Yue

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  • Consultant, Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Heart Centre, Singapore


M.D. (PUMC), MRCS (Ire), FRCS CTh (Edin)


Cardiothoracic Surgery

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart), Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Lung Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Special Interests:

Lung Cancer, Mediastinal Tumor, Minimally Invasive Pectus Repair, Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Uniportal VATS (Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery)

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Dr Li Yue is a Consultant of the Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS).

Dr Li Yue obtained his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree in 2010 from the 8-year clinical medicine program in Peking Union Medical College (北京协和医学院), Tsinghua University (清华大学) in Beijing, China. He completed his cadiothoracic residency training in 2020 from National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2021. He was accredited by the Specialists Accreditation Board as a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery by the Ministry of Health of Singapore. His main interest is in minimally invasive lung and mediastinal surgery, including uniportal VATS and Robotic approach, Thymectomy for myasthenia gravis and thymoma, surgery for chest wall tumor or trauma, congenital chest wall deformity correction surgery, Thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis or sweaty palms.

Journals & Publications

Selected Publications:

  1. Vickneson K, Chan SP, Li Y, Bin Abdul Aziz MN, Luo HD, Kang GS, Caleb MG, Sorokin V. Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with low ejection fraction: what are the risk factors? J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2019 Jun;60(3):396-405. doi: 10.23736/S0021-9509.19.10670-2. Epub 2019 Mar 25.
  2. LI Yue, Ong Kingsfield, Sazzad Md Faizud, Kang Giap Swee (2019). Life Threatening Aortoesophageal Fistula Following Modified Hemiarch Repair and Aortic Valve Replacement in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection. Journal of Vascular Medicine & Surgery 07 (01)
  3. Oo S, Chia RHX, Li Y, Sampath HK, Ang SBL, Paranjothy S, Tam JKC, Lee CCM. Bronchial rupture following endobronchial blocker placement: a case report of a rare, unfortunate complication. BMC Anesthesiol. 2021 Aug 30;21(1):208.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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