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Dr Lim Chun Leng Michael

  • Cardiology Associates Pte Ltd

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #06-08
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510


    Tel
    Fax
    6836 5705
  • Singapore Heart, Stroke & Cancer Centre Pte Ltd

    Address

    290 Orchard Road #09-23/27
    Paragon
    Singapore 238859

    238859

    Tel
    Fax
    6836 5705
  • Specialty

    • Cardiology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
    • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (Cardiology)
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK
  • Languages Spoken

    • Bahasa Indonesia
    • English
    • Malay
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew

Background

  • Dr Michael Lim is cardiologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He specialises in interventional cardiology, with extensive experience in computerised tomography (CT) imaging and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of heart arteries in place of invasive tests.
  • Dr Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1984 and went on to complete his Master of Medicine in Singapore and his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom (UK). He was in the pioneer group of doctors who formed the cardiac department in the National University Hospital when it was first established in 1989. He was the first cardiologist in Singapore to be sent for a fellowship in interventional radiology/cardiology in the USA.
  • A pioneer in carotid artery stenting and having performed Asia’s first in 1995, Dr Lim also devotes time to research. Dr Lim has more than 70 publications in local, regional and international journals and conferences. He has written numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Dr Lim has published one of the first papers in Asia demonstrating highly accurate diagnosis using CT imaging of the heart arteries in the journal Clinical Radiology, which earned him a certificate for being the author of one of the Top 10 cited papers published in Clinical Radiology, a prestigious international publication of the Royal College of Radiologists of the United Kingdom.
  • Dr Lim also published the world’s first paper, featured in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), on the use of CT guided angioplasty and stenting, showing that complex disease of the heart arteries was stented safely without major complications.
  • Dr Lim’s current key appointments include being the Medical Director of Singapore Heart, Stroke & Cancer Centre and a professor in Fudan University. He is also the founding editor of Heart Asia, a journal of the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) Publishing Group. He has been appointed Emeritus President of the Asia Pacific Heart Association and is currently the vice-president of both the World Chinese Doctors Association and the World Federation of Chinese Cardiovascular Physicians.

Awards

  • Certificate of Merit, Annual Scientific Sessions of Asia Pacific Heart Association (ASSA) 2013
  • ASSA Outstanding Physician Award, Annual Scientific Sessions of Asia Pacific Heart Association (ASSA) 2013
  • CIT Contribution Award, China Interventional Therapeutics (CIT) Beijing China 2008
  • Top 10 Cited Paper 2006 – 2008 Clinical Radiology, awarded by Elsevier
  • International Cooperation Award and Friendship Award, Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology, Beijing China 2007

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