Dr Hsu Li Fern is a consultant cardiologist at the Novena Heart Centre. He is widely recognized as an expert in the field of heart rhythm problems.
Dr Hsu graduated from the National University of Singapore, and obtained his post-graduate degree, the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 1997.
He underwent advanced specialist training in Cardiology at the National Heart Centre, Singapore, from 1998 to 2001, followed by further training in the management of cardiac arrhythmias at the Hopital Cardiologique du Haut-Leveque, Bordeaux, France, from 2002 to 2004.
During this period, he obtained the Certificate of Specialist Training in Cardiology from the University of Bordeaux.
He was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and the Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, and is also a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology.
Dr Hsu has been invited to give talks at both regional and international scientific meetings, particularly on the topics of atrial arrhythmias.
He has also been invited to teach and demonstrate catheter ablation and device implantation techniques at various regional hospitals.
He has more than 70 papers published to date in prominent international scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and Circulation, and had won prizes for his research, including the Myer Sims prize of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2005. His specific interests include the evaluation and treatment of atrial fibrillation and flutter, and sudden cardiac death.