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Dr Ruan XuCong

Dr Ruan Xucong

Dr Ruan XuCong

​MD, MRCP (UK), MMed

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 Ruan XuCong is an Associate Consultant from the Department of Cardiology at National Heart Centre Singapore and Changi General Hospital. She received her medical training from Duke-NUS Medical School and graduated in 2017. She spent her initial years of training in SingHealth Internal Medicine Residency Programme, during which she obtained her Membership in the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom; 2019). She completed her Cardiology Senior Residency training in 2023 as Chief Resident and received her Specialist Accreditation in Cardiology in January 2024. Her clinical interest is in multi-modality cardiovascular imaging. 


  • ​Specialist Accreditation in Cardiology, January 2024
  • Membership of Royal College of Physicians – United Kingdom, Jun 2019
  • Duke-NUS Medical School, June 2017

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, February 2024 - Present
  • Chief Resident, Cardiology Senior Residency, National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore Health Services, July 2022 – June 2023 
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, 2020 – Present 
  • Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 2020 – Present 
  • SingHealth Associate in Education, SingHealth, 2020 – Present 


  • ​RiSE Outstanding Resident Award, Cardiology, SingHealth, 2023
  • Outstanding Chief Resident Award, SingHealth, 2023 
  • RiSE Outstanding Resident Award, Internal Medicine, SingHealth, 2020
  • RiSE Inspiring Resident Educator Award, Internal Medicine, SingHealth, 2019
  • Medicine ACP Junior Educator Award, Internal Medicine, SingHealth, 2019 

Research Interests

  • ​Cardiac imaging
  • Artificial intelligence applications in medicine

Publications and Research Trials

  • ​Chylopericardium causing cardiac tamponade in a patient with lymphangioleiomyomatosis, IJJ Fong, X Ruan, YS Keh, YH Tan.. Eur. J. Med. Case Rep. 2022.
  • Development of a Personalized Near-Peer Mentoring Programme for Final Year Medical Students with Residents as Mentors, AF Yap, WWS Fong, X Ruan. Proc. Singapore Healthc. 2021.
  • Conducting of Web-Based Workshops for Final Year Medical Students Preparing to Enter the Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic, JYL Kan, L Zhu, NJM Fong, X Ruan, AML Ong, G Lee, SAM Mattar, NL Woong, ML Kang. Med Sci Educ. 2020.

Research Trials

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