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Dr. Lim Yew Cheng

Dr. Lim Yew ChengVerified

Doctor in Malaysia


Dr. Lim Yew Cheng is a consultant cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon currently practicing at Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur. He completed his MBBS at the National University of Singapore and has over 20 years of specialist practice experience.

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS), the Mayo Clinic in the United States, and the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (FAMM). He is currently the vice president of the Malaysian Association for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

He is a former professor of surgery at the Universiti Malaya and visiting cardiothoracic consultant to Pantai Medical Centre, Mahkota Medical Centre, and Gleneagles Brunei.

  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1973
Medical training
  • Internship in general surgery, National University of Singapore, 1974
  • Residency in cardiothoracic surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 1988
  • Residency in neurosurgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1981
  • Residency in cardiothoracic surgery, Mayo Clinic, 1985
  • Residency in pediatric surgery, Queen Mary's Hospital, 1979
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 1993
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, Mayo Clinic, 1986
  • Fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, 1985
  • Residency in cardiothoracic surgery, Broadgreen Hospital, 1980
  • Internship in general surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1975
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2018
  • Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 2011
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1978
Professional Memberships
  • Asian Society of Cryosurgery
  • Asian Chapter of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  • National Heart Association of Malaysia
  • Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia
  • Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia
  • Singapore Thoracic Society
  • Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
  • Singapore Cardiac Society
  • National University of Singapore
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons of America
  • Malaysian Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Hakka
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Hainanese
  • Malay
  • Tahan Insurance Malaysia
  • Allianz
  • Kurnia Insurance
  • Medijaring
  • IA International Assistance Sdn . Bhd.
  • International SOS
  • CompuMed
  • Tokio Marine
  • AIA
  • AXA
  • MediExpress
  • HTH Worlwide
  • GMC
  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
  • GeoBlue
  • MMS (Insurance Brokers) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM)
  • MCIS Insurance Bhd
  • Aetna
  • Bh Insurance M Bhd
  • Persatuan Insuran Am Malaysia
  • Cigna
  • Great Eastern
  • Europ Assistance
  • The Pacific Insurance Berhad
  • IHM
  • Prudential
  • Malaysia National Insurance (MNI)
  • International Health Insurance
Affiliated Hospital
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Language Spoken: Chinese (Simplified) ,Hokkien ,Mandarin ,English ,Tamil ,Malay ,Bahasa Indonesia ,Bahasa Melayu ,Cantonese
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Language Spoken: Chinese (Simplified) ,Teochew ,Cantonese ,English ,Hokkien ,Mandarin
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