Talk by Consultant Cardiologist Dr Wong Teck Wee 
Sat 2 June 2018, 10.30am
Organised by SeniorsAloud
Free. Pre-registration required.

The event will include a talk by Ms Leong Sik Wai on 'Caring with love'. Ms Leong is a nutritionist and a trainer for Alzheimer's Disease Foundation Malaysia (ADFM). She will be sharing on how to care for people with Alzheimer's Disease.

Here's more about Dr Wong:

DR. WONG TECK WEE was a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Physician at Hospital Serdang and an Associate Professor of Medicine at UPM before joining iHEAL Medical Centre as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Physician. He was also the previous head of cardiology unit at medical department, UPM. 

His passion is in early disease detection and prevention. His fields of interest are weight management, heart failure management; geriatric or aged care cardiology, interventional cardiology and cardiac multislice computed tomography. He is a proponent of preventive vaccinations in elderly and patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, kidney failure, heart failure and stroke. He was the scientific chairman of the World Congress of Healthy Ageing 2012 supported by WHO, the first of its kind incorporating mainstream and complementary medicine with the goal of holistic care. Currently, he is the EXCO member of Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society, an NGO championing preventive health for elderly.

He has spent more than 15 years overseas for his medical training and work. He graduated with MB, BS from University of Melbourne, under the Australian EMSS (Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme). Following his early training for 3 years in UK, he went on to obtain MRCP (Membership of the Royal College of Physician United Kingdom) in 1999, FRCP (Fellowship of Royal College of Physician Edinburgh). He completed Singapore Cardiology Advanced Specialist Training and was admitted as a fellow of the Academic Medicine of Singapore for Cardiology in Aug 2004. Here, he developed a major interest in heart failure disease management, where he championed a team at Tan Tock Seng Hospital that cared for more than 2000 patients. There, he cared for SARS patients during the worldwide SARS outbreak in 2003. Subsequently, he completed cardiovascular interventional fellowship at the National Heart Centre, Singapore. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

He is registered as a specialist in cardiology and internal medicine with NSR (National Specialist Register, Malaysia) and Singapore Ministry of Health. He was Research Investigator of many multinational clinical trials. With numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, he has been invited as faculty to lecture in regional/international Cardiology conferences.

He played a key role in establishing the weight management programme at Hospital Serdang. His interest in alternative therapy such as hypnotherapy complements his medical management. He has a Certificate and Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy from the London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH). He uses principles of hypnosis in managing patients with anxiety, stress and insomnia associated with heart diseases. 

Registration is on a first come basis due to limited seating capacity. To register for the above event, send a whatsapp message to 012-3068291 stating your full name and email address. The venue is at iHEAL Medical Centre, Menara IGB, MidValley, KL.

Footnote: Attendees will receive a complimentary issue of the latest The Senior magazine.


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