Our Heart Doctor
Dr. Lim Ing Haan
(Interventional Cardiology Consultant,Cardiologist Singapore)
- Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP UK)
- Fellowship of Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS)
- Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology (FACC USA)
- Fellowship of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI)
At present, Singapore Heart Doctor Dr. Lim Ing Haan holds her cardiology clinic at 3 Mount Elizabeth #04-02 Singapore. Lim Ing Haan Cardiologist clinic is one of the notable heart specialist clinic in Singapore. Dr. Lim Ing Haan is an experienced Interventional Cardiologist trained in managing complex coronary artery diseases in her heart specialist clinic Singapore.
Singapore Cardiologist Dr. Lim Ing Haan 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, Vascular surgeon 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 the accredited Interventional Cardiology( singapore vascular surgeon) Centres in the USA.
In recognition of her professional and research achievements, Heart Doctor Dr. Lim was inducted as:
- Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Cardiology (Singapore)
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh, 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 in Heart Specialist clinic Singapore, together with the busiest emergency department in Singapore.
With more than 20 years of experience in complex coronary intervention which includes treatment of chronic total occlusion and saphenous vein grafts, Heart doctor(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.
Singapore Heart Specialist 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. She is an Adjunct Faculty with the DUKE-NUS School of Medicine till 2020. She has published many research papers in internationally-recognized 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. She is on the editorial board of SMA News of Singapore Medical Association.
In 2016, 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. Vascular surgeon Dr. Lim is a highly respected physician in Mount Elizabeth Hospital Singapore and she served on the Medical Advisory Board, and at the same time she was the Chairman of the Credentialing Committee from 2015 to 2017.
Singapore Heart Specialist Dr. Lim believes in being an early adopter of new technology. In 2020, she is amongst the pioneers in using Robotic PCI to improve precision and decreasing radiation exposure in cardiac stenting in Mount Elizabeth Hospital.
Interventional Cardiologist 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
Singapore Vascular surgeon 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, EEC in Switzerland, TCTAP in Korea and Kamakura Course in Japan.
Mon-Fri : 8.30am - 5.00pm
Sat : 8.30am - 12.30pm