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Dr. Lim Ing Haan

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Overview

Dr. Lim Ing Haan is a fellowship-trained cardiologist with over 20 years of experience. She currently practices at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre where she offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac procedures such as cardiac stress testing, invasive coronary angiography, angioplasty, renal denervation, coronary angiography and calcium scoring, among others. Her goal is to provide the highest standards of cardiac care and prevent the development or progression of various heart conditions.

Dr. Lim’s summary of qualifications:

  • MBBS, National University of Singapore (1995)
  • Basic Specialist Training in Internal Medicine and General Cardiology Fellowship, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Member, the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)
  • Training in Interventional Cardiology, the National University Hospital (2004)
  • Interventional Cardiology Training, Duke University Centre, USA (2005-2006)
  • Fellow, Singapore Medical Association, Singapore Cardiac Society, Duke University Alumni Association, Academy of Medicine Singapore, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, American College of Cardiology, American Society of Cardiovascular Interventions, Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology, and the ASEAN College of Cardiology
  • Member, The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), which develops quality standards and guidelines in interventional cardiology worldwide

Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Lim was the director of the cardiac interventional laboratories at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She played a crucial role in setting up the hospital’s acute heart interventional service. She is currently an adjunct faculty at Duke-NUS School of Medicine as well as commissioning editor of Heart Asia, which publishes the best research papers in the field of cardiovascular medicine. She also frequently speaks at lectures in Singapore and other countries such as Indonesia, Japan, Vietnam, Myanmar, and China.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1995
Medical training
  • Fellowship in cardiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2004
  • Internship in internal medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1996
  • Residency in internal medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1999
  • Fellowship in interventional cardiology, Duke University, 2006
  • Residency in cardiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2001
Certifications
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2009
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2009
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2001
Professional Memberships
  • Duke University Alumni Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Singapore Medical Association
  • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Foundation
  • Singapore Cardiac Society
Languages spoken
  • Mandarin
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • English
Insurance
  • Bupa
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
Lim Ing Haan Cardiology Clinic
Lim Ing Haan Cardiology Clinic['Interventional cardiology', 'Internal medicine', 'Cardiology'] in Singapore
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Dr. Lim Ing Haan Cardiology Clinic is located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, a premier private hospital in Singapore that features the latest technological advancements and world-class medical facilities. The clinic provides comprehensive diagnostic and interventional cardiology services to detect and prevent the development or progression of heart disease, [stroke](http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/stroke), and vascular disease. Dr. Lim Ing Haan is a board-certified cardiologist with subspecialty training in interventional cardiology. She focuses on risk assessment, early screening and preventive cardiology using safe catheter-based procedures and leading imaging technologies such as 320 Slice Cardiac CT and Cardiac PET. She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1995 and went on to complete her basic specialist training in internal medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and National University Hospital. In 2001, she became a member of the Royal College of Physicians and in 2004, she completed her advanced specialist training in cardiology. She then received a scholarship from the Ministry of Health that sent her to Duke University Medical Centre in the United States where she completed the American Board Accredited Training in Interventional Cardiology and where she received training in various advanced procedures including excimer laser atherectomy, rotational atherectomy, and percutaneous valve repairs. In 2006, she obtained accreditation from ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) in the United States. Prior to setting up her private practice, Dr. Lim was the director of the cardiac interventional laboratories at TTSH and was instrumental in the setting up of the 24 hour, 7 days a week acute heart interventional service. Dr. Lim, who boasts 20 years of experience, also currently trains undergraduate and postgraduate doctors at Duke-NUS School of Medicine and conducts weekly postgraduate subspecialty training in interventional cardiology at TTSH. She has also written and published a number of research papers in internationally recognised scientific journals. In addition, she is an active member of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, a Washington-based organisation that develops guidelines and quality standards in the field of interventional cardiology worldwide. Dr. Lim is a fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore), the Royal College of Physicians (UK), the American College of Cardiology, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (USA).

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