A/Prof Lim Yean Teng

MBBS, MRCP (U.K.), MMED (Int Med)
FAMS (Cardiology), FRCP (Edin), FACC, FESC, FSCAI
  • Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiology Associates Pte Ltd, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Adjunct Associate Professor Lim Yean Teng is currently Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Cardiology Associates, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, and Visiting Consultant to the National University Hospital and Raffles Hospital.

He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1983. After completing his training in Internal Medicine in 1987, he underwent cardiology training at the Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and Cardiac Department at the National University Hospital in Singapore. He then spent 18 months at the Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA as both nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology fellow. Following his return, he served as Staff Cardiologist at the National University Hospital and assumed academic position at the Department of Medicine, National University in Singapore. In year 2000, A/Prof Lim returned to the States for 4 months of peripheral intervention fellowship at the Prairie Heart Institute in Springfield, Illinois.

He was regularly invited as speaker, chairperson and moderator for major interventional meetings in the Asia-Pacific region, and has also served as international faculty the major interventional meeting in Europe and the United States of America. Prof Lim is recognized as a key opinion leader in Singapore and the region in the field of interventional cardiology, and has authored/co-authored over ninety scientific papers and a hundred over abstracts.

A/Prof Lim is the Founding Governor, Singapore Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. He holds Fellowship in the Academy of Medicine in Singapore, American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh), Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Asia-Pacific Society of Cardiology, ASEAN College of Cardiology and Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology. He was also conferred Honorary Professorship at Zhejiang Provincial People's Hospital, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China, and Visiting Professorship to JiuQuan Regional Hospital, GanSu Province, People's Republic of China. In his 24 years with public service, he served in various capacities – Senior Consultant Cardiologist, University Academic, Senior Management and Medical Leadership at the National University Hospital and National Healthcare Group. He continues to serve on a number of health-related national committees, and was awarded the Courage Star Award and Commendation Medal in 2003 National Day Award for his leadership role in combating SARS epidemic in Singapore.

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