Dr. Lim Ing Haan
( Interventional Cardiology Consultant )
- Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP UK)
- Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS)
- Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC USA)
- Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI)
Dr. Lim Ing Haan is an experienced Interventional Cardiologist(heart specialist) trained in managing complex coronary artery diseases. She obtained her MBBS degree at the National University of Singapore in 1995. After completing her basic specialist training in Internal Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and National University Hospital (NUH), she became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) in 2001. In the same year, Heart Specialist Dr. Lim pursued advanced specialist training in Cardiology.
Her general cardiology fellowship was completed in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) between 2001 and 2004, followed by Interventional Cardiology in National University Hospital (NUH) in 2004 and between 2005 and 2006 in Duke University Medical Centre under the Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship from the Ministry of Health. In 2006, Dr. Lim passed her Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in one of the accredited Interventional Cardiology centres in the USA.
In recognition of her professional and research achievements, Heart Specialist Dr. Lim was inducted as:
- Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Cardiology)
- Fellow of Medicine in Cardiology (Singapore)
- Royal College of Physicians (UK)
- Fellow of American College of Cardiology in 2009
- Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (USA)
- Fellow of the Indonesian Heart Association in 2015
Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Lim received her training in the latest advances in the field: Excimer Laser Atherectomy, Rotational Atherectomy, Percutaneous valve repair; in Duke University Medical Centre where it was ranked amongst the top 3 Best Hospitals for Cardiology in the USA. There she was involved in performing angioplasty and stenting for high risk and complex cases, transferred to Duke from 11 referral hospitals in North Carolina, USA.
Heart doctor Dr. Lim mostly practices radial angioplasty in 99% of her cases, where the access of the radial artery is through the wrist rather than into a femoral artery. This technique cuts down the bleeding risk almost to nil. She was the Director of the Cardiac Interventional Laboratories in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) from 2008 to 2009. In 2008, she helped in setting up the 24hours / 7days a week acute heart attack Interventional cardiology service, together with the busiest emergency department in Singapore.
With more than 20 years of experience, apart from the complex coronary intervention which includes treatment of chronic total occlusion and saphenous vein grafts, Heart specialist(cardiologist) Dr. Lim also has an expertise in the peripheral intervention of the lower limb and renal arteries, sports cardiology, preventive cardiology, and cardiac rehabilitation, as well as non-invasive and invasive multimodality cardiac imaging. She also offers percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty to patients who have severe rheumatic mitral stenosis.
Heart specialist (Interventional Cardiologist) Dr. Lim maintains a keen interest in research and teaching. She was the Commissioning Editor of Heart Asia published by BMJ in 2009. She is still heavily involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Currently, she is an Adjunct Faculty with the DUKE-NUS School of Medicine and is still associated in weekly postgraduate subspecialty training in Interventional Cardiology in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). She has published many research papers in internationally-recognised scientific journals. She is an active member of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) based in Washington, which develops quality standards and guidelines for credentialing, safety, and quality in interventional cardiology worldwide.
In 2016, an Interventional cardiologist ( heart doctor)Dr. Lim was the Organising Chairman of the Inaugural Singapore Cardiac Intervention Congress – OCT Workshop wherein Live Case Demonstrations were transmitted from Mount Elizabeth Hospital and it was attended by cardiologists from 9 countries. Cardiologist Dr. Lim is a highly respected physician in Mount Elizabeth Hospital and she served the Medical Advisory Board, at the same time she was the Chairman of the Credentialing Committee from 2015 to 2017.
Heart specialist Dr. Lim Ing Haan travels frequently to Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Vietnam, China, and Indonesia to speak about topics related to cardiology for patients and cardiovascular doctors. She was also invited as a proctor for complex cardiac intervention in China and Vietnam.
Dr Lim is accredited to admit patients and perform angioplasty and stenting in:
- Mount Elizabeth Hospital
- Gleneagles Hospital
- Mount Alvernia Hospital
- Raffles Hospital
- Farrer Park Hospital
- Tan Tock Seng Hospital
- National University Hospital
Heart Specialist Dr. Lim Ing Haan’s achievements are recognised both locally and internationally. She has been invited as faculty to participate in many local and international interventional cardiology meetings, including AsiaPCR/SingLive, AICT, and Kamakura Course in Japan.
At present, Dr. Lim Ing Haan holds her heart and vascular(cardiologist) clinic at 3 Mount Elizabeth #04-02 Singapore. Lim Ing Haan Interventional Cardiology Clinic is one of the notable heart & vascular clinics in Singapore.
Mon-Fri : 8.30am - 5.00pm
Sat : 8.30am - 12.30pm