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Biography

Associate Professor Kuljit Singh is a consultant interventional cardiologist and accredited TAVI practitioner with a special interest in complex structural heart and coronary interventions.

He is an academic interventional cardiologist with active clinical, leadership, teaching and research roles. He is working as a senior staff specialist interventional cardiologist at the Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast Private Hospital and Read More...

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterisation
  • Coronary Angiograms
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Graft Intervention
  • Coronary Imaging
  • General Cardiology
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Instravascular Ultrasound Imaging
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Percutaneous Aortic Valve Procedures
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
  • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Procedures
  • Percutaneous Structural Heart Intervention
  • Right Heart Catheterisation
  • Rotablator
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
Conditions Treated
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Complete Heart Block
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM)
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Tako-Tsubo Cardiomyopathy
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Senior Staff Specialist Interventional Cardiologist
    Gold Coast Health QLD Government 2016 - Present
  • Visiting Medical Officer Cardiologist
    Gold Coast Private Hospital and Pindara Private Hospital 2017 - Present
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
    Griffith University Gold Coast Campus 2017 - Present
  • Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
    Bond University 2017 - Present
  • Structural Interventional Cardiology Lead
    Gold Coast Health QLD Government 2017 - Present
  • Program Director Cardiology Advanced Training
    Gold Coast Health QLD Government 2019 - Present
  • Cardiology Internship Supervisor
    Gold Coast Health QLD Government 2018 - Present
  • Proctor for Transcatheter Portico TAVR
    Abbott Structural Heart 2019 - Present
  • Post doctoral Interventional Cardiology Fellow
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute 2014 - 2016
  • Staff Specialist Cardiologist
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA Health 2012 - 2014
  • Staff Specialist Cardiologist
    The Lyell McEwin Hospital, SA Health 2012 - 2014
  • Locum Interventional Cardiologist
    The Lyell McEwin Hospital, SA Health 2016
  • Visiting Medical Officer Cardiologist
    Ashford Private Hospital 2012 - 2016
  • Specialist Cardiologist
    SA Heart 2012 - 2014
  • Advanced Cardiology Trainee
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA Health 2010 - 2012
  • Basic Physician Trainee
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA Health 2007 - 2009
  • Internship
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA Health 2006

Memberships

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)

Awards
  • Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence for Outstanding Thesis Outcome

  • Doctoral Research Medal for Outstanding Research at the PhD Level

Research & Publications

1. Sarathy, Kiran & Wells, George & Singh, Kuljit & Couture, Etienne & Chong, Aun & Rubens, Fraser & Lordkipanidzé, Marie & Md, Jean-François & So, Derek. (2021). Platelet Quiescence in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Journal of the American Heart Association. 10. 10.1161/JAHA.120.016602.

2. Adams, Cobi & He, Maggie & Hughes, Ian & Singh, Kuljit. (2021). Mortality in spontaneous coronary artery dissection: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 10.1002/ccd.29488.

3. Mridha, Naim & Millhouse, James & Oldfield, Kieran & Adams, Cobi & Hughes, Ian & Singh, Kuljit. (2021). Systematic review and meta-analysis of the incidence of recurrence of spontaneous coronary artery dissection. Coronary Artery Disease. Publish Ahead of Print. 10.1097/MCA.0000000000001015.

4. Mridha, Naim & Millhouse, J. & Oldfield, K. & Adams, C. & Hughes, Ian & Singh, K.. (2020). 891 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Recurrence. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S437. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.898.

5. Singh, Kuljit & Tavella, Rosanna & Air, Tracy & Worthley, Matthew & Sinhal, Ajay & Arstall, Margaret & Zeitz, Christopher & Beltrame, John. (2020). Impact of Young Age and Gender on Outcomes of Transradial Versus Transfemoral Access Coronary Angiography. Angiology. 72. 3319720961940. 10.1177/0003319720961940.

6. Adams, Cobi & Singh, Kuljit. (2020). Geographic variation in the statin trials: Underrepresentation of Asian populations. International Journal of Cardiology. 316. 10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.07.015.

7. Jung, Richard & Parlow, Simon & Simard, Trevor & Chen, Christopher & Ghataura, Harshpreet & Kishore, Aditya & Perera, Aravinda & Moreland, Rob & Hughes, Ian & Tavella, Rosanna & Hibbert, Benjamin & Beltrame, John & Singh, Kuljit. (2020). Clinical features, sex differences and outcomes of myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries: a registry analysis. Coronary artery disease. Publish Ahead of Print. 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000903.

8. Carson, Verna & Smith, Brian & Peters, Matthew & Brinn, Malcolm & Ameer, Faisal & Singh, Kuljit & Fitridge, Robert & Koblar, Simon & Jannes, Jim & Veale, Antony & Goldsworthy, Sharon & Hnin, Khin & Esterman, Adrian. (2020). Two-year efficacy of varenicline tartrate and counselling for inpatient smoking cessation (STOP study): A randomized controlled clinical trial. PLOS ONE. 15. e0231095. 10.1371/journal.pone.0231095.

9. Rashid, Mohammed & Singh, Kuljit & Bernick, Jordan & Wells, George & Hibbert, Benjamin & Russo, Juan & So, Derek & May, Michel. (2019). Periprocedural Bivalirudin Versus Unfractionated Heparin During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Following Fibrinolysis for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. The Journal of invasive cardiology. 31. E387-E391.

10. Jung, Richard & Parlow, Simon & Simard, Trevor & Chen, Christopher & Ghataura, Harshpreet & Kishore, Aditya & Perera, Aravinda & Moreland, Robert & Hughes, Ian & Tavella, Rosanna & Hibbert, Benjamin & Beltrame, John & Singh, Kuljit. (2019). TCT-468 Clinical Features, Sex Differences, and Outcomes of Myocardial Infarction With Nonobstructive Coronary Arteries (MINOCA): A Multicenter, International, Registry Analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 74. B463. 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.560.

11. Subhaharan, Delo & Mridha, Naim & Singh, Kuljit. (2019). Clinical benefits of prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy following complex percutaneous coronary intervention. Coronary Artery Disease. 31. 1. 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000827.

12. Rashid, Mohammed & Sahami, Nazanin & Singh, Kuljit & Winter, Jose & Sheth, Tej & Jolly, Sanjit. (2019). Ultrasound Guidance in Femoral Artery Catheterization: A Systematic Review and a Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. The Journal of invasive cardiology. 31. E192-E198.

13. Subhaharan, Delo & Mridha, Naim & Singh, K.. (2019). Clinical Benefits of Prolonged DAPT Following Complex Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.592.

14. Hyasat, Kais & Singh, Kuljit. (2019). EARLY HOSPITAL DISCHARGE FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL REPERFUSION OF ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 73. 1216. 10.1016/S0735-1097(19)31823-6.

15. Saraswat, Avadhesh & Jayasinghe, Rohan & Hyasat, Kais & Singh, Kuljit. (2018). TCT-822 Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure compared to medical therapy for prevention of stroke recurrence in cryptogenic stroke population: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 72. B327-B328. 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.08.2060.

16. Singh, K & Subhaharan, Delo & Mridha, Naim. (2018). P5529A five-year follow-up of randomised studies comparing outcomes between bioabsorbable-polymer and durable-polymer drug-eluting stents: systematic review and meta-analysis. European Heart Journal. 39. 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy566.P5529.

17. Singh, K & Subhaharan, Delo & Mridha, Naim. (2018). P5525A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials to compare safety and efficacy of everolimus/sirolimus bioabsorbable polymer with second-generation durable-polymer drug eluting stents. European Heart Journal. 39. 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy566.P5525.

18. Mridha, Naim & Subhaharan, Delo & Niranjan, Selvanayagam & Rashid, Mohammed & Psaltis, Peter & Singh, Kuljit. (2018). A Meta-Analysis of Randomised-Controlled Trials to Compare Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Bioabsorbable-Polymer and Durable-Polymer Drug-Eluting Stents. European Heart Journal – Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes. 5. 10.1093/ehjqcco/qcy036.

19. Surikow, Sven & Nguyen, Thanh & Stafford, Irene & Chapman, Matthew & Chacko, Sujith & Singh, Kuljit & Licari, Giovanni & Raman, Betty & Kelly, Darren & Zhang, Yuan & Waddingham, Mark & Ngo, Doan & Bate, Alexander & Chua, Su Jen & Frenneaux, Michael & Horowitz, John. (2018). Nitrosative Stress as a Modulator of Inflammatory Change in a Model of Takotsubo Syndrome. JACC: Basic to Translational Science. 3. 10.1016/j.jacbts.2017.10.002.

20. Russo, Juan & James, Tyler & Ruel, Marc & Dupuis, Jean-Yves & Singh, Kuljit & Goubran, Daniel & Malhotra, Nikita & Rubens, Fraser & Chong, Aun-Yeong & Hibbert, Benjamin & Boland, Paul & Tran, Diem & Md, Jean-François & Lordkipanidzé, Marie & Perrault, Louis & Bourke, Michael & Chan, Vincent & So, Derek. (2018). Ischemic and bleeding outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting among patients initially treated with a P2Y12 receptor antagonist for acute coronary syndromes: Insights on timing of discontinuation of ticagrelor and clopidogrel prior to surgery. European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care. 8. 2048872617740832. 10.1177/2048872617740832.

21. Mridha, Naim & Singh, K. & Subhaharan, Delo. (2018). A Five-Year Follow-Up of Randomised Studies Comparing Outcomes Between Bioabsorbable-Polymer and Durable-Polymer Drug-Eluting Stents: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 27. S431. 10.1016/j.hlc.2018.06.876.

22. Subhaharan, Delo & Mridha, Naim & Singh, K.. (2018). A Meta-Analysis of Randomised Studies Comparing Two-Year Outcomes of Second-Generation Durable-Polymer and Everolimus and Sirolimus Bioabsorbable Polymer Drug-Eluting Stents. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 27. S431. 10.1016/j.hlc.2018.06.877.

23. Saraswat, Avadhesh & Rahman, Atifur & Singh, Kuljit. (2017). Invasive or Conservative Approach in Elderly Patients with Non-ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 34. 10.1016/j.cjca.2017.11.020.

24. Singh, Kuljit & Bhalla, Ajit & Qutub, Maher & Carson-Chahhoud, Kristin & Labinaz, Marino. (2017). Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis to Compare Outcomes Between Intermediate and High-Risk patients undergoing TAVI. European Heart Journal-Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes. 3. 10.1093/ehjqcco/qcx014.

25. Singh, Kuljit & Rashid, Mohammed & So, Derek & Glover, Christopher & Froeschl, Michael & Hibbert, Benjamin & Chong, Aun-Yeong & Dick, Alexander & Labinaz, Marino & May, Michel. (2017). Incidence, predictors, and clinical outcomes of early stent thrombosis in acute myocardial infarction patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary angioplasty (insights from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute STEMI registry): Early ST Following Primary Coronary Angioplasty. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 91. 10.1002/ccd.27215.

26. Singh, Kuljit & Carson-Chahhoud, Kristin & Rashid, Mohammed & Jayasinghe, Rohan & Alqahtani, Abdulrahman & Dick, Alexander & Glover, Christopher & Labinaz, Marino. (2017). Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Intermediate Surgical Risk Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 27. 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.02.032.

27. Singh, Kuljit & Carson-Chahhoud, Kristin & Ali, Onn & Jayasinghe, Rohan & Dick, Alexander & Glover, Christopher & Labinaz, Marino. (2017). Efficacy and Complications of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation With and Without Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty. J Heart Valve Dis. 26. 139-145.

28. Russo, J.J. & James, Tyler & Ruel, M. & Dupuis, J. & Singh, K. & Goubran, D. & Malhotra, N. & Chan, V. & Chong, A. & Hibbert, Benjamin & Tanguay, J. & Lordkipanidzé, Marie & Perrault, Louis & Wells, George & Bourke, Michael & Rubens, Fraser & So, Derek. (2016). Ischemic and bleeding outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting among patients initially treated with a P2Y12 receptor antagonist for acute coronary syndromes – insights on the use of ticagrelor versus clopidogrel prior to surgery. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 32. S118-9. 10.1016/j.cjca.2016.07.175.

29. Russo, J.J. & James, Tyler & Ruel, M. & Dupuis, J. & Singh, K. & Goubran, D. & Malhotra, N. & Chan, V. & Chong, A. & Hibbert, Benjamin & Tanguay, J. & Lordkipanidzé, Marie & Perrault, Louis & Wells, George & Bourke, Michael & Rubens, Fraser & So, Derek. (2016). Ischemic and bleeding outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting among patients initially treated with a P2Y12 receptor antagonist for acute coronary syndromes – insights on timing of discontinuation of ticagrelor and clopidogrel prior to surgery. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 32. S252. 10.1016/j.cjca.2016.07.407.

30. Singh, Kuljit & Akashi, Yoshihiro & Horowitz, John. (2016). Takotsubo Syndrome Therapy: Current Status and Future Directions. International Cardiovascular Forum Journal. 5. 10.17987/icfj.v5i0.223.

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