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Dr P Boon Lim
Dr P Boon Lim
MB BChir (Hons), MRCP, PhD
Cardiology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Electrophysiology

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 4767042

LANGUAGES

english, malay

RECOMMENDED FOR

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Cardiology

About

Dr Lim is an experienced and dynamic electrophysiologist and cardiologist specialising in heart rhythm disturbances, pacing and syncope. He performs ablation for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, both simple and complex and implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators. 

Dr Lim has a special interest in mapping and ablation of atrial fibrillation and is currently actively researching techniques for modulating the autonomic nervous system to treat atrial fibrillation and vasovagal syncope. 

He has published numerous articles on treatment for syncope and is frequently invited to speak at National and International meetings to share his experience in helping treat patients with syncope - he is also rated one of the best educators and teachers by his trainers at Imperial College. 

Dr Lim was voted by peers as top doctor in Cardiology in the UK in 2017. 

https://www.topdoctors.co.uk/top-doctors-awards/2017

He is frequently rated highly by all his patients, and reviews can be seen directly on 

https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/doctors/dr-phang-boon-lim

More information can be found on :


https://drboonlim.co.uk


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Medical Procedures

  • Tilt table testing
  • Electrophysiology and ablation 
  • 24-hour blood pressure monitor 
  • ECG monitor 
  • pericardiocentesis 
  • pacemaker implantation 
  • echocardiogram 
  • transoesophageal echocardiography 
  • catheter ablation 
  • defibrillator implantation 
  • cardiac investigations 
  • ECG
  • exercise stress test 

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Special Interests

  • atrial fibrillation
  • electrophysiology
  • heart valve problems 
  • inherited cardiac conditions 
  • palpitations 
  • dizziness
  • long DT syndrome 
  • ventricular fibrillation 
  • heart failure 
  • high blood pressure 
  • non-invasive heart imaging 
  • atherosclerosis 
  • chest pain 
  • bradycardia 
  • heart rhythm 
  • pacemaker 
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 
  • valvular heart disease 
  • congestive heart failure 
  • heart attack 
  • tachycardia 
  • Syncope
  • Blackouts
  • Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

Education:

  • University of Cambridge - MB BChir- 2000 (Double First Class Honours) 
  • Imperial College London - PhD 2010 (Atrial Fibrillation) 
  • IBHRE Pacing Certified (USA Heart Rhythm Society) 2009

Memberships:

  • Royal Society of Medicine 
  • Royal College of Physicians 
  • Heart Rhythm Society 
  • Medical Advisory Committee for STARS (Syncope Trust and Reflex Anoxic Seizures) Society
  • Medical Advisory Committee for Arrhythmia Aliiance

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I was very pleased with the consultation and treatment provided by Dr Lim. He easily found the problem and treated it efficiently,was even ready to go an extra mile when the things did not turn out quite as planned on the day of the scheduled procedure. Can’t thank enough!
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24-10-2018
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My consultation with Dr Lim was very useful and helpful. He has excellent patient skills and showed a genuine interest in my condition. He explained his thoughts and suggested course of treatment very clearly and showed that he has sound medical knowledge.
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28-09-2018
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Felt confident in the vast knowledge of this specialist
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19-09-2018
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I have found Dr P Boon Lim very sympathetic and understanding as he takes time to explain procedures and test results in detail. He is also willing to listen to any doubts or concerns one may have. I can definitely recommend him.
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19-09-2018
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Very helpful, understanding, and excellent
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17-09-2018
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I am very pleased to provide feedback about my personal experience with Dr. Lim, which was really very positive. I was very impressed for example, that I was alerted before I left home that Dr. Lim was running late because of unforeseen circumstances which delayed him in the operating theatre. This meant that I could reduce the time I was waiting at the hospital. Dr. Lim was also very courteous in in his apology for the delay. I valued the care Dr. Lim took to ensure that I understood what he was investigating, the type of tests he anticipated, possible diagnoses (without causing alarm) and also the time he dedicated to explaining everything. I left feeling confident that I had been very well looked after and that this would continue to be the case.
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07-09-2018
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Dr Lim has been treating my heart conditions for years. He is extremely experienced, involved in research and training, takes the time to listen to you carefully then explains things clearly and is also very caring and supportive. His involvement in research and training means he has access to and uses all the latest technology and study findings to help treat you. I trust him implicitly and feel very fortunate to have him in charge of my care.
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07-09-2018
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I feel incredibly lucky to have found Dr Boon Lim. He has an infectious passion for his job and his patients. I have lived with my symptoms for my entire adult life and learnt more in 20 minutes with Dr Lim than i have with multiple other appointments with previous specialists. His confident and assured approach gave me much needed reassurance that he would help me to move froward with a treatment plan at pace. He surrounds himself with an incredible team, all sharing his passion and ability to make what can be very complex and intimidating themes, simple and understandable - their communication skills are excellent. But what really set him apart was his ability to listen, show huge empathy and then treat me as a whole patient. I cannot thank Dr Lim enough for everything. I cannot recommend him highly enough - 5 stars all the way!
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03-09-2018
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He was very approachable. Made you feel at ease. He listened to what was being said.
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14-08-2018
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Quick appointment. Tests carried out quickly and professionally. Great explanation of issue.
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10-08-2018
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I find doctor Boon Lim a very good doctor - he is patient- takes time to listen what is really going on so he can then diagnose what is wrong. I am feeling so much better since his diagnosis and treatment.
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07-08-2018
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Dr Lim was attentive and explained my condition in detail. He set out the options for treatment available in an understandable and sensitive way
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06-08-2018
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Great appointment, Dr Boon Lim was highly efficient and organised in his approach to assessing my condition, was very reassuring as well.
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25-07-2018
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Despite going in and thinking I had POTS Dr Lim listened intently to my health concerns, looked at my videos and photos I had bought along. Then did the relevant tests and explained he didn't think I had POTS but something else and explained clearly why and gave me an at home care plan with assurance that I would feel better but if I don't in 3-6 months I was welcome to go back to him. I felt heard and understood. Reassured also. Couldn't recommend him enough.
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18-07-2018
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Pragmatic and calm advice on the issue and extremely prompt remediation
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17-07-2018
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Dr.P Boon Lim comes highly recommended for POTS, who I saw at the London Cardiovascular Clinic in Harley Street. I was very apprehensive after 10 years of seeing numerous specialists in search of an answer to my many and various symptoms. Dr. Boon Lim put me at ease immediately and was very pleasant, polite, thorough and knowledgeable. He diagnosed me with POTS, explained in great detail the mechanisms of this condition and provided me with a suggested management plan. He was very positive and provided me with hope that if I stick with the management plan, things should get better and that it would be a slow but steady improvement. I was very impressed and would highly recommend Dr.Boon Lim, it was a pleasure seeing him.
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17-07-2018
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Very polite, connects immediately with patient, super knowledgeable and hit the nail on the head with my diagnosis. He is a young Consultant who needs to teach older consultants. The way he explains things would make him a great professor.
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12-07-2018
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Patient, good listener, answers all questions asked in a way than can be unstood clearly
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11-07-2018
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Peer Recommendations

Dr Boon Lim is an excellent Cardiologist and specialist Electrophysiologist. He has an outstanding combination of a wonderful manner with patients, a detailed knowledge of his field and expertise in complex procedures. Boon has provided great care and attention to the patients I have referred to him and it is a pleasure working with him to look after our patients.
For specialty: Cardiology
For conditions: Atrial Fibrillation
For procedures: Pacemaker Implantation
Connection: I have referred patients to them
Dr Lim is an excellent Cardiologist, very knowledgeable, caring, empathetic. He is loved by all his patients and held in great esteem by his Colleagues! I would recommend him to any patient looking for the best Cardiologist around!
For specialty: Cardiology
Connection: Is a colleague

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