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About Dr Lim Yean Teng

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Cardiology

2. Services

In clinic services:

  • Specialist Cardiac Consultation 
  • 12-Lead Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Treadmill Exercise Test (TMX)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography Study (TTE)
  • 24-Hour Ambulatory ECG Monitoring (Holter Monitoring)
  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABP)
  • Comprehensive Range of Blood / Urine Investigations
  • Cardiac Screening Packages

Other cardiac services:

  • Coronary Angiography
  • Right & left heart catheterization
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention including 
    • Primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    • Balloon angioplasty
    • Coronary stenting
    • Rotational Atherectomy
    • Coronary Vein Grafts Intervention with Distal Protection
    • Intravascular Ultrasound Study (IVUS)
    • Coronary Pressure Wire (FFR) Study
  • Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy (Ptmc)
  • Renal Angioplasty & Stenting
  • Carotid Angioplasty & StentingRadionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Studies
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography Study (Tee)
  • Pharmacological Stress Echocardiography Study
  • Multislice Ct (MSCT) Coronary Calcium Score & Angiography
  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri)
  • Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Study

Common heart condition/symptoms:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Palpitation
  • Leg swelling
  • Dizziness
  • Sweating
  • Heart disease
  • Heart artery disease / Coronary artery disease
  • Heart valve disease / Valvular disease
  • High blood pressure / Hypertension
  • High cholesterol / Hypercholesterol
  • Circulation problem

3. Experience

Dr Lim Yean Teng is a Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Cardiology Associates, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, and Visiting Consultant to the National University Hospital and Raffles Hospital. His clinical interests include angioplasty, balloon valvuloplasty, coronary artery disease, drug-eluting stenting, hypercholesterolemia and hypertension.

He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1983. Upon completing his training in Internal Medicine in 1987, he attained cardiology training at the Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and Cardiac Department at the National University Hospital in Singapore. He later 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.

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.

4. Awards and Achievements

  • Inaugural Governor,Singapore Chapter, American College of Cardiology 10 January 2012 - 1 June 2014
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 5 May 1991, Roll of Cardiologists on 17 September 1992
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology, USA 15 January 1999
  • Fellow , Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention - USA 25 May - 1999

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