Assistant Professor Ooi Yau Wei graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1999 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 2004.
He completed his Advanced Specialty Training in Cardiology in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore in 2008. He was then inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) in 2009.
In 2010, Assistant Professor Ooi was awarded the Human Manpower Development Program (HMDP) scholarship by MOH and completed a one-year clinical fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
In 2012, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh elected him to be a Fellow of the College.
Assistant Professor Ooi has worked in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) since 1999 and became Consultant in 2010. He received the SARS Courage Star award from MOH in 2003 and a 10-year long service award from TTSH in 2009. He is currently a certified Consultant Interventional cardiologist providing 24/7 primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) support in TTSH.
His passion is in teaching medical undergraduates, advanced cardiology trainees, nurses and allied health professionals. He is concurrently the Head of Cardiology Postgraduate Education in the Department of Cardiology, Program director of the National Healthcare Group (NHG)-Cardiology senior residency program, Core faculty member of the Internal Medicine residency program, Clinical senior lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and adjunct assistant professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He is also actively involved in clinical research and was the co-investigator in numerous international clinical trials like PLATO and IMPROVE-IT.