Dr Joshua Loh spent almost two decades in public service. Before moving to private practice, Dr Joshua Loh was a Senior Consultant Cardiologist in the Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, and Visiting Consultant at the Division of Cardiology, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He held appointments of Patient Safety Officer in National University Hospital and Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
While at National University Heart Centre, Singapore, Dr Joshua Loh provided care for general cardiology patients, and performed interventional procedures such as coronary angiography and angioplasty. He was part of the Western STEMI network, which provided round-the-clock acute heart attack intervention (“Primary PCI”) for western Singapore. Dr Joshua Loh was involved in hospital and regional committees overseeing the heart attack service. He also supervised the post- myocardial infarction service, concentrating on patient care after their heart attack. Dr Joshua Loh was the NUHCS representative in the Singapore Cardiac Databank committee which oversees nationwide data on coronary angiography and angioplasty.
Dr Joshua Loh belonged to a core group of Cardiologists managing patients requiring critical and intensive care in the Coronary Care Unit. Dr Joshua Loh established the invasive Percutaneous Pulmonary Thrombectomy service for critically ill patients with pulmonary embolism requiring intervention procedure. Dr Joshua Loh was accredited and was part of a select group of Cardiologists performing invasive pericardiocentesis for patients requiring urgent pericardial drainage.
Dr Joshua Loh is a strong advocate of and is active in improving patient and clinical care. He was accorded three Quality Improvement awards by National University Hospital, Singapore.