Events & Presentations - 2015
17th January 2015:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk about management of coronary artery disease
Events & Presentations - 2014
5th December to 7th December 2014:
Imaging & Physiology Summit 2014
Dr Eric Hong is invited as Faculty in Seoul, Korea
30th October to 1 November 2014:
Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2014
Dr Eric Hong participates in the Cardiac CT Skill-up Seminar in Kobe, Japan
27th September 2014:
PRESTIGE, Jakarta 2014
Dr Eric Hong is the invited faculty speaker with regional thought leaders to lecture on the role of Vitamin D: Is this the new D-Fence Against Cardiovascular diseases?
  
30th August to 3 September 2014:
European Society of Cardiology 2014
Dr Eric Hong attends annual European Society Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, Spain
27th August 2014:
Dr Eric Hong is the invited speaker to speak on Aging Gracefully with a Beating Heart
7th August 2014:
Dr Eric Hong Annual lecture at Mount Elizabeth Hospital about Sudden Cardiac Death
July to September 2014:
THIS Quarterly:
In this Health Dossier Men’s Matter, Dr Eric Hong discusses "Men at risk".
25th to 29th June 2014:
Endovascular Cardiac Complications
Dr Eric Hong attends and participates in the European International Workshop on Interventional on Complications during Cardiovascular intervention held in Dusseldorf, Germany
17th to 20th June 2014:
Chong Boon Secondary School, Healthcare Mentorship Programme:
Dr Eric Hong continue the tradition and hosted selected students from Chong Boon Secondary School as part of the Healthcare Mentorship Programme.
  
June 2014:
INSIDE 2014/2015
Dr Eric Hong is interviewed on living well "Take Heart"
June 2014:
Molecular Imaging Innovation
Dr Eric Hong write on use of Rubidium in PET CT Myocardial Perfusion and Blood Flow Evaluation in a Patients with Multi-vessel Disease and Impaired Ventricular Function
14th to 15th May 2014:
20th ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress 2014
Dr Eric Hong is awarded the FASCC and attends Convocation Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur with fellow cardiologist in the Asean region
  
2014:
Chinese Edition 2014/15 保健与生活时尚季刊:
In this article, Dr Eric Hong discusses about 存心养性.
4th to 7th May 2014:
World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2014
Dr Eric Hong participates in the world Congress in Melbourne, Australia
23rd to 25th April 2014:
19th Cardio-Vascular Summit-TCTAP 2014
Dr Eric Hong is an invited Faculty to share and participate with international cardiology peer group on live case demonstrations and cutting-edge clinical techniques in Interventional cardiology
8th to 9th March 2014:
Dr Eric Hong Servier Cardiometabolic Summit
January to March 2014:
THIS Quarterly
In this article, Dr Eric Hong writes on "Nuclear Cardiology Testing"
Events & Presentations - 2013
December 2013:
Dr Eric Hong performing complex hybrid procedures.
6th to 7th December 2013:
Dr Eric Hong has served as Faculty in the Imaging & Physiology Summit 2013 in Seoul, Korea
November 2013:
Dr Eric Hong catching up and discussing about modern technique with Dr Karl Chan & Dr Eugene Wu at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital. All who were previous Interventional Cardiology fellow at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston.
24th September 2013:
Dr Eric Hong is the invited speaker to give a health talk to Pepsico International Pte Ltd and he talks about Sudden cardiac death; Is there a reason to fear?
22nd September 2013:
Dr Eric Hong is the invited speaker in Hard Rock Hotel, Penang. He talks about Impact On Outcomes of Poor Compliance with Dual Anti-platelet Therapy.
11th September 2013:
Dr Eric Hong is the invited speaker to give a health talk to Great Eastern staff on Sudden Cardiac Death - How real is it
31st August to 4th September 2013:
Annual European Society of Cardiology Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands:
Dr Eric Hong attends Annual European Society of Cardiology Congress in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
22nd August 2013:
Berita Harian:
In this interview, Dr Eric Hong talks about fellow cardiology colleague, Dr Abdul Razak Jr and their series of successful community projects over the years.
    
20th August 2013:
Berita Harian Anugerah Jauhari 2013:
Celebrating Dr Razak JR Omar receiving the Prestigious Berita Harian Anugerah Jauhari 2013 award with fellow friends and colleagues.
17th August 2013:
Cardiologist Talk at AIA Singapore:
Dr Eric Hong is the invited speaker and he talks about Sudden Death & The Importance of Health Screening.
28th to 29th June 2013:
The Shonan TRI Maniac Conference:
Dr Eric Hong joins world pioneers of Trans-radial Coronary Intervention with Prof/Dr Shigeru Saito, Dr Kiemeneji and Dr Ives Louvard in Hamaya, Japan for a 2 days in-depth workshop.
  
4th to 7th June 2013:
Chong Boon Secondary School, Healthcare Mentorship Programme:
Dr Eric Hong hosted selected students from Chong Boon Secondary School as part of the Healthcare Mentorship Programme.
  
23rd to 25th April 2013:
The 18th Angioplasty Summit:
TCT-AP, Seoul. Dr Eric Hong is an invited faculty speaker to share and participate with international cardiology peer group invaluable scientific research and practice with audiences from all over the world.
19th April 2013:
ASSA 2013 Annual Scientific Sessions:
Dr Eric Hong is an invited faculty speaker to an international panel physicians and he lectures about Modern day of use of technology in Integration of Coronary Anatomy & Myocardial Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease.
    
April 2013:
Dr Eric Hong attended Complex Complete Total Occlusion (CTO) Workshop with Professor Masahiko Ochiai, who graduated from The University of Tokyo in 1984 and is now a Professor at the Division of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Showa University, Northern Yokohama Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan.
April 2013:
Simply Her Magazine:
In this article titled "The No. 1 Reason You Need Your Sleep", Dr Eric Hong talks about ways to prevent a heart attack.
April 2013:
Dr Jan Strauss, a co-fellow at the Brigham and Women Hospital Radiology and Nuclear program visiting Singapore and catching up over Singapore famous hawker food.
  
April 2013:
Dr Eric Hong sending off a couple from Boston who were patients and have become dear friends from Boston.
  
27th March 2013:
Dr Eric Hong gave a lecture to nurses and paramedic staff at Parkway college, Mount Elizabeth Hospital and he talks about PCI - Management of Heart Patients inpatient and post discharge care.
11th to 13th March 2013:
ACC, San Francisco:
Dr Eric Hong with one of his previous Brigham and Women Hospital Invasive Catheterization Lab Directors, Dr Frederic Resnic.
    
8th March 2013::
Cardiologist Talk at Deutsche Bank:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk and educate about Heart Disease in Women.
January 2013:
Dr Eric Hong attended Complex Complete Total Occlusion (CTO) Workshop with Professor Toshiya Muramatsu from Saiseikai Yokohoma City Eastern Hospital, Yokohama-shi, Japan.
Events & Presentations - 2012
14th July 2012:
PRESTIGE Summit: Conquering the Cardio-metabolic Continuum, Cebu, Philippines:
Dr Eric Hong is invited speaker and he talks about "New Strategies in Treatment of Hypertension"
  
July to September 2012:
THIS Quarterly
Dr Eric Hong talks about "Innovations in Treating Hypertension"
11th to 13th June 2012:
Dr Eric Hong spends some time with Dr Andrew Holden at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand's largest private angiography facility. Dr Andrew Holden is Director of Interventional Services at Auckland City Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Auckland University School of Medicine. He is one world's poineer in renal angioplasty and stenting. His clinical and research interests include advanced interventional techniques for endoluminal, renal and oncology applications as well as new CT and MR techniques.
5th to 8th June 2012:
Dr Eric Hong hosted students from Chong Boon Secondary School as part of the Healthcare Mentorship Programme.
2nd to 3rd June 2012:
Dr Eric Hong attends the Best of ACC 2012 (American College of Cardiology)
4th to 6th May 2012:
"Hot Topics in Medicine", Chengdu, China
Dr Eric Hong is invited panelist.
24th to 27th April 2012:
The 17th Angioplasty Summit - TCT-AP, Seoul
Dr Eric Hong is invited faculty and moderator in multimodality cardiac imaging sessions and live cases in interventional cardiology.
      
4th to 5th February 2012:
Surabaya, Indonesia
Dr Eric Hong talks about the latest in detection and management of coronary artery disease.
January to March 2012:
THIS Quarterly
Dr Eric Hong talks about sports cardiology in "Before the race"
6th to 7th January 2012:
Dr Eric Hong attends the Imaging & Physiology Summit and Chronic Total Occlusion Live 2012 in Seoul, Korea.
Events & Presentations - 2011
November 2011:
Dr Eric Hong is featured in Malaysia Newspaper "Lian He Ri Bao". He talks about heart diseases and treatment.
24th September 2011:
Dr Eric Hong attended CSI Focus Workshop TRenD Asia Pacific 2011 in Hong Kong to learn about transcatheter renal denervation. Renal denervation is a new catheter technique to treat severe arterial hypertension. The afferent and efferent renal nerves are interrupted by applying radiofrequency energy to the renal artery wall via an endovascular approach.
10th September 2011:
Dr Eric Hong talks about "Your First Defence Against Heart Attacks" in a Channel NewsAsia seminar " A Serious Matter of the Heart".
        
3rd September 2011:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk about "Combination therapy for dyslipidemia".
5th October 2011:
Dr Eric Hong attended the 1st UK symposium on Renal Denervation at the Royal College of Physicians, London hosted jointly by the British Hypertension Society and the Barts and the London NIHR cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit.
3rd to 4th October 2011:
Dr Eric Hong completed the Londom Symplicity RDN Programme at the London Chest Hospital, UK. This is a course about transcatheter renal denervation. Renal denervation is a new catheter technique to treat severe arterial hypertension. The afferent and efferent renal nerves are interrupted by applying radiofrequency energy to the renal artery wall via an endovascular approach.
Dr Eric Hong is featured in THIS Quarterly Oct 2011 issue. He talks about heart screening.
12th August 2011:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk about "Management of Heart Problems" at the Calmette Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
12th August 2011:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk about "Hearty Golfing " at the City Golf Club, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
23rd to 24th July 2011:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk about "Anti-hypertensive Combination Therapy: Who, When & Which? " in Bangkok
10th July 2011:
Dr Eric Hong attends The Lancet/JACC 1st Asia Pacific Cardiovascular Summit: Breakthroughs and Controversies, Hong Kong
9th July 2011:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk about “Challenges in management of modern day dyslipidemia" in Hong Kong Grand Hyatt
28th May 2011:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk about “Practical Aspects of Managing Ischaemic Heart Disease".
18th May 2011:
"Combination Therapy for Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Reduces 10-year Calculated Risk of Coronary Heart Disease, Fatal Cardiovascular Disease": Dr Eric Hong is interviewed for a press release.
15th May 2011:
Public Forum, Pekan Nanas, West Malaysia
Dr Eric Hong speaks in Mandarin and discusses "Treatment of Heart Problems".
      
April 2011:
Episode 5 , "The Specialist", Channel NewsAsia; Wed 20 April 2130--2200hrs, Thurs 21 April 1230--1300 hrs, Fri 22 April 1630--1700 hrs & Mon 25 April 1800--1830hrs. Dr. Eric Hong and his patient Anita Sam, together with the staff of Mt Elizabeth Hospital were featured in a medical documentary series "The Specialist" hosted by Channel NewsAsia television network. Filmed in the cath and nuclear lab, and EH Heart Specialist clinic, the documentary give in depth insights on coronary artery disease, imaging of the heart (nuclear and PET), angiogram and angioplasty.
In his discussion with Channel NewsAsia correspondent Genevieve Woo, Dr. Hong shares his expertise on cardiac imaging and interventional cardiology, and explains how these treatments are suited to more personal and individualized patient care.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feDfrDI3KMo
          
25th March 2011:
Dr Eric Hong is asked to chair the talk by Dr Caldwell Esselstyn of Cleveland (USA) Clinic and author of 'Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease’.
9th March 2011:
Gleneagles Hospital
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk to other specialists about "Recent Advances and Applications in Nuclear Cardiology".
February 2011:
Panay News, Philippines
27th February 2011:
Live TV Interview at Sarabia Hotel for TV Guesting, Iloilo City, Philippines
  
27th February 2011:
Live TV/Radio Interview at Hotel Del Rio, Iloilo City, Philippines
  
26th February 2011:
Hotel Del Rio, Molo, Iloilo City, Philippines
Dr Eric Hong talks about the latest in management of heart diseases.
  
29th January 2011:
Talk at Singapore Press Holdings "Treasure your Heart". The recent publicity given to the cases of sudden death in young people, while taking part in competitive sports, has made many people question the benefits of exercise. A balance has to be struck between making everyone do expensive and potentially harmful tests versus missing a preventable cause of death. Dr Eric Hong talks about signs and symptoms to look out for when one is having a heart attack and the modern day approach to treatment modalities in Singapore.
  
6th Jan 2011:
Dr Eric Hong talks about "atrial fibrillation: current myths & management" on Radio Station FM93.8.
Events & Presentations - (2005 - 2010)
18th December 2010:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk to General Practitioners about "Improving blood pressure control rates by optimizing combination antihypertensive therapy"
14th November 2010:
Mt Elizabeth Hospital Annual Seminar and Clinical Meeting 2010
Dr Eric Hong gives a workshop on reading ECG.
13th November 2010:
Parkway Public Symposium. Theme: Exercise for disease prevention"
Dr Eric Hong's talk is entitled "Regaining the Glory; Exercising to a new level of cardiac endurance"
10th October 2010:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk to Gastroenterology Specialists about "Advances and Innovations in Modern Day Non invasive Cardiac Imaging"
20th & 27th September 2010:
Radio interview FM 95.8
Dr Eric Hong talks about coronary artery disease.
本讲座将着重于诊断,调查和冠状动脉疾病治疗。这包括药物治疗和,支架治疗,和心脏的PET(正电子发射断层扫描)
7th September 2010:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk to scientific investigators about "Myocardial Infarct: risk factors, treatment and outcomes".
    
24th August 2010:
Public Forum, Jakarta, Indonesia
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk about "Update in Cardiology Diseases, 2010"
20th August 2010:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk to General Practitioners about "Improving Cholesterol Control by Optimizing Lipid Lowering Therapy".
6th June 2010:
Straits Times, The Sunday Times: "Young blood under pressure"
Dr Eric Hong talks about young people afflicted with high blood pressure, the rising prevalence and what can be done.
http://www.healthxchange.com.sg/News/Pages/Young-Blood-Under-Pressure.aspx
15th May 2010:
Dr Eric Hong speaks at a public forum at Suntec Concention Centre. His talk in Mandarin is entitled "Diagnosis and Optimal Management of Heart Failure"
  
28th to 30th April 2010:
The 15th Angioplasty Summit - TCT-AP, Seoul
Dr Eric Hong is invited faculty and moderator.
8th April 2010:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk to General Practitioners about "Strategies in BP Management: Can we accomplish more?"
26th March 2010:
Dr Eric Hong and Prof Theodore Feldman (Florida, USA) are invited to talk about "Achieving Comprehensive Lipid Management with Current Armamentarium".
  
24th October 2009:
Dr Eric Hong is invited to talk to General Practitioners about optimizing blood pressure control.
24 October 2009:
Straits Times, New Paper, October 2009
Dr Eric Hong's patient is featured.
9th & 10th May 2009:
Asia Pacific CVM Exchange Forum 2009 (II), Seoul, Korea
Dr Eric Hong is invited faculty at Asia Pacific CVM Exchange Forum 2009 (II) in Seoul, Korea . He leads the case study workshop entitled "Managing Hypertensive Patients to Prevent CVD".
24th February 2009:
Straits Times
Miss Irene Tan thanks Dr Eric Hong for saving her father's life by performing emergency angioplasty and stenting.
2nd July 2008:
Mind Your body, Straits Times
"How to control blood pressure". Dr Eric Hong answers a patient's queries.
http://www.nuh.com.sg/news/media-articles_964.html
July 2008:
Prime Time Morning, Channel NewsAsia (8:50am - 9:00am)
"Sudden Cardiac Arrest" - Dr Eric Hong and Dr Seow Swee Chong shared on the difference between heart attack and cardiac arrest, the causes, prevention and what to do to help those hit by it. Dr Eric Hong also demonstrated how CPR should be administered and pointed out the common mistakes in CPR.
June 30 2008:
Zao An Nin Hao 早安您好. Channel 8
"Sudden Cardiac Arrest" - Dr Eric Hong and Dr Seow Swee Chong shared on the difference between heart attack and cardiac arrest, the causes, prevention and what to do to help those hit by it. Dr Eric Hong also demonstrated how CPR should be administered and pointed out the common mistakes in CPR.
2007:
Dr Eric Hong represents Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School in an interview with Prof Ge Jun Bo from Shanghai (2007)
2007:
Dr Eric Hong is featured in 'The Hospital", a TV documentary on healthcare professionals who are passionate about their jobs.
(Pls click to view hyperlinked video)
August 2005:
Wan Bao 晚报
Patients worry that a cardiologist like Dr Eric Hong may be too tired out from the extremely heavy workload when he is on call.