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Dr Chua Hoe Chin

Dr Chua Hoe Chin from National Neuroscience Institute

Dr Chua Hoe Chin

​MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (United Kingdom), FRCP (Edinburgh)

Senior Consultant

National Neuroscience Institute

Specialty: Neurology

Sub-specialties: Stroke, Neuro-Intensive Care

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Neurology, Neurointensive Care, Stroke.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Neurology National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute


​Dr Chua is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute. His subspecialty interests are Stroke and Neurointensive Care. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1987. He received his specialist training in Tan Tock Seng Hospital and did a fellowship in Neurocritical Care and Stroke in Johns Hopkins Hospital 1997-1998. He is passionate about developing the Neurocritical Care and Stroke Services in NNI and has several publications and research interests in this area.


  • FRCP (Edinburgh), 2007
  • MRCP (United Kingdom), 1993
  • MBBS (Singapore), 1987

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute (TTSH Campus)
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Instructor BCLS, ACLS, eAED


Research Interests


  • ​Brain Death: The Asian Perspective. Chua HC, Kwek TK. Semin Neurol 2015;35:152-161.
  • Free-floating thrombus of the carotid artery detected on carotid ultrasound in patients with cerebral ischemia: a 10-year study.  Chua HC, Lim T, Teo BC, Phua Z, Eng J. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2012:41:420-4
  • Brain attack: needing resuscitation. Venketasubramanian N, Chan B P L, Chang H M, Chua H C, Gan R N, Hui F, et al. SMJ 2011;52:620-30.
  • Detection of internal carotid artery stenosis with duplex velocity criteria using receiver operating characteristic analysis. HC Chua,  Sitoh YY, Earnest A, Venketasubramanian N. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007;36:247-52.
  • Neurology. In: DYH Tai, TWK Lew, Loo Shi, eds. 2nd edition Bedside ICU Handbook. 2007:278-305.

Research Trials

  • ​Co-Investigator, Gloria AF: Global registry on long-term oral anti-thrombotic treatment in pats with atrial fibrillation (phase II/III).
  • Co-Investigator, 2014/00387 Determinants of Outcome for Stroke and TIA (retrospective study).
  • Co-Investigator, a Pilot Study evaluating the safety of a New Oral Anticoagulant (NOAC) in symptomatic Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease (ICAD).
  • Co-Investigator, Determinants of outcome of stroke and TIA (prospective study)
  • Co-Investigator: South Asian Vascular Epidemiology (SAVE) Study: A sub-study of the Stroke Family and Genetics study in Singapore.