Adjunct Associate Professor Lim Yean Teng graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1983. After completing his training in Internal Medicine, he underwent cardiology training at Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Australia as well as Cardiac Department at National University Hospital in Singapore. He spent 18 months at the Division of Cardiovascular Disease in the Department of Medicine at University of Alabama in Birmingham, USA, and received further training in Interventional and Nuclear Cardiology. Subsequently, he went for further fellowship training in Peripheral Intervention at Prairie Heart Institute in Springﬁeld, Illinois in the United States. Dr Lim’s special interests include clinical cardiology, percutaneous coronary intervention and nuclear cardiology.
Dr Lim is recognised as a key opinion leader in the field of cardiology in Singapore and the region. Before going into private practice, he served in public hospitals for 24 years. Apart from his role as a Senior Consultant Cardiologist, he was an university academic for 17 years, and served National University Hospital as Chairman, Medical Board and Chief, Cardiac Department. He was a member of the Senior Management, and Co-director of The Heart Institute of the National Healthcare Group. He also served as Chairman of the National Committee for Cardiac Care and Specialists' Training Committee (Cardiology), Ministry of Health, while in service.
He is the Founding Governor, Singapore Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, and is Fellow of 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 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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