Dr Boon Lim Consultant Cardiologist

DR BOON LIM

MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP

Consultant Cardiologist

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Marylebone

MEDSTARS SAYS

Dr Lim is a UK leader in the cardiological treatment of syncope (blackouts or fainting) and the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). Working in private medicine and in the NHS he is passionate advocate in using "state of the art technology" to ensure his patients receive the best care.

"Daily, I am filled with a deep gratitude to be able to engage with wonderful colleagues, patients and my family. I believe that excellent care starts with the patient’s clear understanding of illness empowering change for the better."

Expertise

  • General Cardiology

  • Syncope - Fainting or Blackout

  • Ablation Treatment for Arrhythmias

  • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Insertion

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Interests

  • Atrial Fibrillation (AF)

  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)

  • Ventricular Tachycardia

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    General Medical Council

    No. 4767042

  • Consultant Cardiologist

  • Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

  • London

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EDUCATION

University of Cambridge MB BChir 2000Imperial College London PhD 2010

LANGUAGES

English, Malay


Dr Boon Lim is one of London's leading cardiologists and electrophysiologists. He specialises in heart rhythm disturbances, pacing and syncope. He was awarded the President's Medal at the Royal Society of Medicine for his research on the role of the autonomic nervous system in heart rhythm disturbances. He is considered one of the UK's lead experts on syncope and is the clinical lead for the Imperial Syncope Diagnostic Service based at the Hammersmith Hospital, London. He is the British Cardiovascular Society reviewer for the European Society of Cardiology Guidelines on syncope. Dr Lim is also an experienced cardiac electrophysiologist. He specialises of heart arrhythmias especially the treatment of complex or recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF). He has performed over 1200 electrophysiology and ablation procedures. He also treats patients with other arrhythmias, including ventricular ectopy and ventricular tachycardias, supraventricular tachycardias (SVTs). He has performed over 800 pacemaker and complex device implantations, including defibrillators. Dr Lim is a keen innovator and adopter of new technology to treat patients and train future cardiologists. Dr Lim supervises several PhD students and has presented over 60 peer-reviewed publications and over 200 abstracts at both national and international conferences. He has a particular interest in improving the mapping and ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF), as well as developing novel strategies to treat vasovagal syncope to improve the quality of life of patients who have recurrent blackouts.

  • Aviva Healthcare
    Aviva Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
    Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance
    Western Provident Association Health Insurance
  • BUPA Fee Assured
    BUPA Fee Assured
  • Norwich Union Healthcare
    Norwich Union Healthcare
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
    AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Healix
    Healix
  • Cigna HealthCare
    Cigna HealthCare
  • Vitality
    Vitality
  • BUPA
    BUPA
  • Royal College of Physicians

  • Royal Society of Medicine

  • Heart Rhythm Society

  • Medical Advisory Committee for Arrhythmia Alliance

  • Medical Advisory Committee for STARS (Syncope Trust and Reflex Anoxic Seizures Society)

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Expertise

  • General Cardiology

  • Syncope - Fainting or Blackout

  • Ablation Treatment for Arrhythmias

  • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Insertion

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Interests

  • Atrial Fibrillation (AF)

  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)

  • Ventricular Tachycardia

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    General Medical Council

    No. 4767042

  • Consultant Cardiologist

  • Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

  • London

ABOUT
EDUCATION

University of Cambridge MB BChir 2000Imperial College London PhD 2010

LANGUAGES

English, Malay


Dr Boon Lim is one of London's leading cardiologists and electrophysiologists. He specialises in heart rhythm disturbances, pacing and syncope. He was awarded the President's Medal at the Royal Society of Medicine for his research on the role of the autonomic nervous system in heart rhythm disturbances. He is considered one of the UK's lead experts on syncope and is the clinical lead for the Imperial Syncope Diagnostic Service based at the Hammersmith Hospital, London. He is the British Cardiovascular Society reviewer for the European Society of Cardiology Guidelines on syncope. Dr Lim is also an experienced cardiac electrophysiologist. He specialises of heart arrhythmias especially the treatment of complex or recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF). He has performed over 1200 electrophysiology and ablation procedures. He also treats patients with other arrhythmias, including ventricular ectopy and ventricular tachycardias, supraventricular tachycardias (SVTs). He has performed over 800 pacemaker and complex device implantations, including defibrillators. Dr Lim is a keen innovator and adopter of new technology to treat patients and train future cardiologists. Dr Lim supervises several PhD students and has presented over 60 peer-reviewed publications and over 200 abstracts at both national and international conferences. He has a particular interest in improving the mapping and ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF), as well as developing novel strategies to treat vasovagal syncope to improve the quality of life of patients who have recurrent blackouts.

INSURERS
  • Aviva Healthcare
    Aviva Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
    Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance
    Western Provident Association Health Insurance
  • BUPA Fee Assured
    BUPA Fee Assured
  • Norwich Union Healthcare
    Norwich Union Healthcare
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
    AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Healix
    Healix
  • Cigna HealthCare
    Cigna HealthCare
  • Vitality
    Vitality
  • BUPA
    BUPA
PROFESSIONAL BODIES

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