Prof. Yean Leng Lim: evolution of percutaneous coronary intervention over 40 years

Posted On 2016-03-07 14:41:20

Prof. Lim has contributed to the development of medicine and cardiology in Australia, Singapore and China. He is now Raffles Heart Centre’s Director and a Cardiologist and Honorary Professor of Medicine at Monash University in Australia. After he retired as Professor & Director of the Centre for Cardiovascular Therapeutics at the Western Health, University of Melbourne. Western Health created the “Y.L.Lim Interventional Fellowship” in recognition of his significant contributions to cardiac services in Melbourne. He was honored with membership of the Order of Australia for his contributions in Education and Medicine in 1997. He has also authored books and scientific papers that have been published internationally in peer-reviewed journals. He is also currently involved in many research projects and clinical trials in cardiology.


Figure 1 Professor Yean Leng Lim.