Dr. Hung Liang Choo is a Senior Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Cardiologist in Hospital Tunku Azizah, Kuala Lumpur.
Dr. Hung Liang Choo is a Senior Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Cardiologist in Hospital Tunku Azizah, Kuala Lumpur. She is currently the Head of the Pediatric Cardiology Unit, and the Deputy Head of Department.
She obtained her MBBS from Universiti Malaya Kuala Lumpur, and MRCP (Paeds) in the United Kingdom. She was awarded the British Paediatric Association Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiology and later worked as a trainee registrar in Paediatric Cardiology in the UK. In 2009, she updated her skills in echocardiography in Boston Children Hospital, USA.
She designed, developed and established the current `Hands-on Basic Paediatric Echocardiography Course’ in 2007, and was instrumental in the introduction and implementation of pulse oximetry screening of newborn for critical congenital heart disease in Malaysia in 2014. Her other interests are Kawasaki Disease, Rheumatic Heart Disease, and Marfan Syndrome. She initiated and ran the Malaysian Kawasaki Disease Registry from 2009-2018.
Currently, she is a member of the Asian Kawasaki Disease Clinical Research Network, the President of the Malaysian Paediatric Association and the Deputy Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Pediatric Association.