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Dr. Lim Choon Pin Dr. Lim Choon Pin
Dr. Lim Choon Pin

Dr. Lim Choon Pin

SpecialIty

  • Cardiology

language

  • Teochew
  • Hokkien
  • Mandarin
  • English

Key achievements

  • 2016 - Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Star)
  • 2015 - a) Headed the thoracic surgery service at the National Heart Centre
    b) Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) Award, Outstanding Faculty Award

Fellowship and accreditation

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Singapore
  • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Profile

Dr Lim Choon Pin is a cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, Singapore. He has experience in managing and treating patients who have advanced heart failure on ventricular assist devices, as well as patients with conditions like coronary artery disease, heart valve disease and heart rhythm disease. His subspecialty and research interests include advanced heart failure, heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support devices, and advanced echocardiography including transesophageal echocardiography.

He completed his clinical fellowship in advanced heart failure at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia in 2013 under the Health Manpower Development Plan scholarship. He also received his accreditation in adult transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging in 2013. Prior to joining private practice, Dr Lim worked as a full-time consultant cardiologist from 2012 to 2018. He is also currently a visiting consultant at the National Heart Centre Singapore.

Dr Lim was an adjunct assistant professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He was also an examiner in the final-year medical examinations for both medical schools in 2017 and 2018.

He is currently a council member of the Heart Failure Society in Singapore, and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, and Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Articles

COVID-19 and Heart Disease: How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

People with heart conditions are more likely to face severe symptoms from COVID-19. What can they do to stay extra safe during this time?

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What Are Your Treatment Options for Congestive Heart Failure?

There are various treatment options for congestive heart failure. Read on to find out which option may be suitable for your condition.

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Is Your Overactive Lifestyle Stressing Your Heart?

While adequate exercise can provide you with many health benefits, working yourself into the ground can have serious consequences for your heart, as well as your overall health.

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Is Your Heart in Good Health? 10 FAQs Answered

What are the signs of an unhealthy heart? What should you do in the event of a heart attack? Dr Lim Choon Pin, cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, answers 10 popular questions about heart health.

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