Dr Chua graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London, now part of Imperial College of Science, technology and Medicine. He obtained first class honours in the intercalated BSc programme and graduated with the MBBS degree in 1987. He took up cardiology speciality training in various London teaching hospitals, including St Bartholomew’s, Royal Free, Royal Brompton and National Heart and Hammersmith Hospital. He was also a British Heart Foundation Research Fellow, researching into heart failure and obtained his MD degree.
Accredited as a specialist in the United Kingdom both in general medicine and cardiology, his specialist interests include interventional cardiology (balloon angioplasty and stenting), Heart failure, hypertension and pacing. He is and NHS consultant cardiologist at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford and St George’s Hospital, London. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physician’s (FRCP), Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC).