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Dr Sahlen Anders Olof

Dr Sahlen Anders Olof
Dr Sahlen Anders Olof
  • The Harley Street Heart And Vascular Centre


    6A Napier Road #02-38/41
    Gleneagles Annex Block
    Singapore 258500

    6472 3704
  • The Harley Street Heart & Vascular Centre


    38 Irrawaddy Road #05-30
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    6455 5488
  • Specialty

    • Cardiology
  • Qualifications

    • Doctor of Medicine, Sweden
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Sweden
    • Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK
    • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
    • Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography
  • Languages Spoken

    • English


  • Dr Anders Sahlen is a cardiologist at Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.
  • His subspecialties are cardiac imaging and echocardiography, including techniques such as contrast imaging for left ventricular opacification and perfusion, 3-dimensional imaging, and trans-oesophageal echocardiography.
  • He has a special interest in cardiac imaging by echocardiography, including cardiac adaptation to exercise.
  • Dr Sahlen is experienced in different types of stress echocardiography in relation to coronary artery disease, and for valve and heart muscle disorders.
  • He studied medicine at Uppsala University in Sweden, did postgraduate clinical training in the UK, and pursued higher specialist training in cardiology at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, one of the largest teaching hospitals in Northern Europe.
  • He was a former cardiologist at the National Heart Centre Singapore, and an associate professor with the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.
  • His other areas of interest include methodology in clinical echocardiography, basic circulatory physiology, as well as clinical outcome research in coronary artery disease and studies of environmental determinants of cardiac disease.
  • He still works actively with the national Swedish cardiac registry (Swedeheart) and is an associate professor at the Karolinska University Hospital since 2014.
  • He has been invited to present his work at a large number of international conferences, and was awarded the Young Investigator Award in clinical cardiology by the European Society of Cardiology in 2007.
  • Dr Sahlen is an experienced clinical and academic researcher. He has published extensively on athletes, studying both the acute response of the heart to endurance exercise, as well as cardiac adaptations that occur over time in athletes.
  • He is a reviewer for a number of high-impact journals, and has published more than 150 papers and abstracts.