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Dr Lim Yinghao

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  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MBBS, MMed (Internal Medicine), MRCP (UK), MCI, Diplomate (NBE)



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Adult Congenital, Cardiac Imaging (Echocardiography), Cardiology (Heart), General Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Structural Heart Disease & Transcatheter Interventions

Special Interests:

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Medical and Device Innovation,Pulmonary Hypertension, Structural Intervention, Transoesophageal Echocardiography

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Dr Lim Yinghao is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS).

Dr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and was conferred the Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine from the National University of Singapore, and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom). Thereafter, he completed Cardiology Senior Residency in the NUHCS. In 2020, he was recognised as a Diplomate of the National Board of Echocardiography, United States of America.

His subspecialty interests are in structural heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and cardiac imaging. He performs structural and congenital heart intervention as well as interventional echocardiography in support of the above. Additionally, he also performs transoesophageal echocardiography.

Beside his clinical interests, he is also an established medical educator and is presently course co-director for the Chia Boon Lock Cardiology Review Course as well as the Cardiology PACES Course. He is a core faculty member of the Cardiology Senior Residency Programme.

As part of the nation's response for COVID-19, he was appointed medical co-lead for the operationalisation and running of Tuas South Community Care Facility in 2020. For his contributions, he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2023.

His research interests are in the fields of pulmonary hypertension, structural heart disease as well as medical and device innovation.


  • 2023 - Public Administration Medal (Bronze)
  • 2022 - Good Teacher Award, Department of Medicine, National University Health Systems
  • 2021 - Good Teacher Award, Department of Medicine, National University Health Systems
  • 2020 - Outstanding Tutor Award for AY1920 Year III BDS Medicine Teaching Programme
  • 2019 - American College of Cardiology 68th Annual Scientific Session International Fellows-in-Training Jeopardy Champion
  • 2018 - 9th Undergraduate Cardiology Review Course Favourite Clinical Tutor
  • 2017 - Singapore Cardiac Society Jeopardy Champion
  • 2017 - 8th Undergraduate Cardiology Review Course Favourite Clinical Tutor
  • 2017 - 5th Singapore Chief Residency Programme
  • 2016 - 7th Undergraduate Cardiology Review Course Favourite Clinical Tutor
  • 2016 - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Outstanding Tutor Awardard

Journals & Publications

  1. Lim Y, Tai ML, Tan LL, Sharma VK. Sudden-Onset Right Facial Drooping in a Patient With Ramsay Hunt Syndrome. Arch Neurol. 2011;68(9):1198-1199.
  2. Lim Y, Ong CC, Teo LL, Yip JW, Tay E. Non ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in a Patient with Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis. Role of Multi-Modality Imaging. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2017 Jul;46(7):298-300.
  3. Lim Y, Singh D, Loh PH, Poh KK. Multivessel coronary artery spasm in pericarditis. Singapore Med J. 2018 Nov;59(11):611-613.
  4. Lim Y, Singh D, Poh KK. High-grade atrioventricular block. Singapore Med J. 2018 Jul;59(7):346-350.
  5. Lim Y, Low TT, Chan SP, Teo TW, Jang JJ, Yip N, Kuntjoro I, Tay EL, Yip JW. Pulmonary arterial hypertension in a multi-ethnic Asian population: Characteristics, survival and mortality predictors from a 14-year follow-up study. Respirology. 2019 Feb;24(2):162-170.
  6. Infante AN, Koo CCY, Yip A, Lim YH, Yeo WT, Quek ST, Lim TW, Seow SC, Chai P, Ong CC, Teo L, Singh D, Kojodjojo P. Magnetic resonance imaging of dilated cardiomyopathy: prognostic benefit of identifying late gadolinium enhancement in Asian patients. Singapore Med J. 2019 Dec 10.
  7. Lim Y, Maaroof SMB, Low TT, Kuntjoro I, Yip JW, Tay E. Help-seeking patterns and funding strategies in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension on phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors: an orphan disease with effective but costly treatment. Singapore Med J. 2020 Mar 17.
  8. Lim Y, Chook S, Low TT, Yeo WT, Tay E. Cardiology Training in Singapore During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Acad Med. 2020 Jul 2.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom

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