Dr Mak Koon Hou

Dr Mak Koon Hou

About Dr Mak Koon Hou

Specialty: Cardiology
Languages: English

Fellowship and accreditation

  • MBBS (Singapore)
  • M.Med (Internal Medicine, Singapore)
  • MD (Singapore)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • FAMS (Cardiology)
  • FRCP (Edinburgh)
  • FRCP (Glasgow)
  • FACP (USA)
  • FACC (USA)
  • FESC (European Union)


  • Dr Mak Koon Hou graduated with distinctions in Medicine and Microbiology from the National University of Singapore in 1985. Dr Mak completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine in Singapore, earning a Masters in Medicine (Internal Medicine) and admission to the United Kingdom’s Royal Colleges of Physicians in 1989. He continued his education as a cardiologist and was certified as a specialist in 1993.
  • Prior to entering private practice, Dr Mak Koon Hou was a senior consultant at the National Heart Centre, where he practiced cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology and served as the unit’s founding director. In 1996, Dr. Mak was named Director of the Coronary Care Unit. Prof Mak won the Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s first Doctor of the Year Award for his commitment and service to his patients. Apart from clinical work, Prof Mak was an active participant in a number of public heart health programs. He has served on the boards of directors of the Singapore Heart Foundation and the National Heart Week. Prof Mak launched the nation-wide Healthier Choice Food Labeling Program in 1997 to educate consumers about the heart and heart disease. In 2006, the book “Your Heart Matters” was released.
  • Dr. Mak is an expert in general medicine and specializes in irregular lipid profiles, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension. He is also interested in cardiology, specifically patients with coronary heart disease, heart valve disease, rhythm disorders, and heart muscle disease, as well as the treatment of patients prior to cardiac and non-cardiac surgery, as well as invasive coronary angiography and intervention.

Dr Mak Koon Hou Appointment Process

Appointment Number (For Serial): Appointment and medical enquiry: +65 6575 7575, Appointment Hospital mainline Tel: +65 6473 7222, Central Patient Assistance Centre 24-Hour Helpline: +65 6735 5000, WhatsApp us and get an appointment within 24 hours Tel: +65 8111 9777 (For specialist appointment booking only. WhatsApp messaging service is available in English and operates from Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm.) For Online Appointment : Click here

Chamber Name & Address: Gleneagles Hospital Singapore, 6A Napier Road, Singapore 258500.

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