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  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, Alexandra Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MD (USA), ABIM (Internal Med, USA), ABVM (General & Endovascular, USA), RPVI, RVT, FACC



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Cardiology (Heart), General Cardiology, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Vascular Medicine, Vascular Surgery

Special Interests:

Cardiac Imaging, Endovasular Interventions, Vascular Medicine


Dr Peter Chang completed his undergraduate studies at University of Chicago and received his medical degree from the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, in U.S.A. He completed his internal medicine residency at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco and received American Board of Internal Medicine certification in 2007.

Prior to coming to Singapore, Dr. Chang was working as a hospital-based medical specialist and a basic science researcher on immunotherapy in University of California San Francisco. He completed his cardiology fellowship in National University Hospital of Singapore and was awarded the Academic Medicine Development Award in 2013 for further training in ACGME accredited Vascular Medicine fellowship in Stanford University. Most recently, he was awarded a sabbatical to train in peripheral vascular interventions in National Taiwan University Hospital.

Dr. Chang is passionate about diseases affecting blood vessels and therapeutics for peripheral artery disease. His area of expertise includes vascular medicine and endovascular treatment of critical limb ischemia and prevention of limb amputation. Currently his research focus involves topics related to recognition of peripheral artery disease and cardiovascular risks.

Journals & Publications

Selected Publications:

  1. Ghebermariam YT, Cooke JP, Khan F, Thakker RN, Chang P, Shah NH, Nead KT, Leeper NJ. Proton pump inhibitor and vascular function: A prospective cross-over pilot study. Vasc Med. 2015 Aug:20 (4):309-16
  2. Peter Chang, Kevin Nead, Jeffrey Olin, Jonathan Myers, John Cooke, Nicholas Leeper. Effect of Physical Activity Assessment on Prognostication for Peripheral Artery Disease and Mortality. Mayo Clin Proc 2015 Mar;90(3):339-45
  3. Jonathan Myers, Kevin Nead, Peter Chang, Joshua Abella, Peter Kokkinos, Nicholas Leeper. Improved Reclassification of Mortality Risk by Assessment of Physical Activity in Patients Referred for Exercise Testing. Am J Med 2015 Apr;128(4):396-402
  4. Peter Chang, Kevin Nead, Jeffrey Olin, John Cooke, Nicholas Leeper. Clinical and Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Unrecognized Peripheral Arterial Disease. Vascular Medicine 2014 May 28 Epub
  5. Peter Chang, Shaw Yang Chia, Ling Ling Sim, Fei Gao, Fong Ling Lee, Ping Chai, Raymond Wong, Swee Chong Seow, Gerard Leong, Daniel Yeo, David Sim, Terrance Chua, Bernard Kwok, Carolyn Lam. Impact of Sex on Clinical Characteristics and In-Hospital Outcomes in a Multi-Ethnic Southeast Asian Population of Patients Hospitalized for Acute Heart Failure. ASEAN Heart Journal 2014:22(1):8
  6. Arifputera A, Loo G, Chang P, Kojodjojo P. An unusual case of dysphonia and dysphagia. Singapore Med J. 2014Feb:55(2):e31-3
  7. Chong E, Tay E, Chang P, Gay M, Tan P, Tan GT, Leu UW, Poh KK. An echocardiogram image of massively dilated aortic root and ascending aortic aneurysm secondary to giant cell arteritis. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2012 Jul:41(7):311-2
  8. Markus D. Lacher, Marisa Shiina, Peter Chang, Debora Keller, Maa¬¬rit I. Tiirikainen, and W. Michael Korn. ZEB1 Limits Adenoviral Infectability by Transcriptionally Repressing the Coxackie Virus and Adenovirus Receptor. Cancer Cell International. Molecular Cancer 2011 10:91

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