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Dr Hong Rilong

Dr Hong Rilong

Dr Hong Rilong

​MBBS (Hons) (Australia), MMed (Int Med) (Singapore), MRCP (UK)

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Associate Consultant Cardiology Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


​Dr Hong Rilong is an Associate Consultant from the Department of Cardiology at National Heart Centre Singapore and Changi General Hospital. His subspecialty interest is in the management of heart failure. He also has a keen interest in cardiac imaging; specifically, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology.


  • Specialist Accreditation in Cardiology, Jan 2024
  • Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Jan 2019
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom, Oct 2018
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Hons), Monash University, Australia, Dec 2013

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, Feb 2024 - Present


  • National University of Singapore - Junior Doctor Teaching Award for outstanding teaching and mentoring of students in Academic Year 2021/2022
  • RISE Awards - Outstanding Resident Medicine ACP Education Awards (2018 and 2020)
  • Medicine ACP Education Awards Team Education (2019)
  • Service with a Heart Award (2014)

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • ​Outpatient Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Scan for a Low-Risk Chest Pain Cohort From the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Analysis. Tan WA, Hong R, Gao F, Chua SJT, Keng YJF, Koh CH. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2023 Mar;48(3):101517. Doi: 10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2022.101517.
  • Script concordance test to assess diagnostic and management reasoning in acute medicine. Letter to the Editor. Fong N, Hoe R, Huang D, Wong C, Kee J, Teng A, Hong R, Saffari S, Tan K, Tan K. Ann Acad Med Singap 2023;52:383-5.
  • Pericarditis and Myocarditis after mRNA-based COVID-19 Vaccination. Hong R, Yap J, Yeo KK. Journal of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology 2022;1:e17. Doi: 10.15420/japsc.2021.26.
  • Clinical presentation of cardiac myxoma in a Singapore national cardiac centre. Lee PT, Hong R, Pang PY, Chua YL, Ding ZP. Singapore Med J. 2020 Mar 31. Doi: 10.11622/smedj.2020041.

Research Trials

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