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Clin Asst Prof Lim Chun Yih Paul

Clin Asst Prof Lim Chun Yih Paul

​MBBS, MMed (Int Med), MRCP (UK)

Senior Consultant

National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Electrophysiology & Pacing

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore

Academic Appointments

  • Director, Residency Programme SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


Clinical Assistant Professor Paul Lim is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore.

He graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 2004 and subsequently obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) together with his Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) from the National University of Singapore in 2009. He was accorded Certificate Board Accreditation in Cardiology in 2014.

Clin Asst Prof Lim's sub-specialty interest is in Electrophysiology and Pacing. He completed his fellowship at the Barts Heart Centre NHS Trust London United Kingdom in 2017 where he underwent advanced cardiac electrophysiology training. He attained European Heart Rhythm Association Certified Electrophysiology Specialist and Certified Cardiac Device Specialist accreditation in 2019.

He specialises in catheter ablation and device implantation for complex cardiac rhythm disorders.


  • MBBS National University of Singapore, 2004
  • MMed (Int Med)
  • MRCP (UK)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, November 2021 – Present
  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, 2016 – October 2021
  • Director, Residency Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme, April 2021 – Present
  • Core Faculty Member for Singhealth Internal Medicine Residency Programme 2021 – Present
  • Core Faculty, Cardiology Senior Residency Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme 2019 – Present
  • Member, Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom), 2009
  • Member European Society of Cardiology 2015
  • Member Singapore Cardiac Society 2018
  • Member Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society 2018
  • Clinical tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor Clinical tutor, Duke-NUS Postgraduate Medical School
  • Clinical tutor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Nursing


  • Singhealth Service Quality Award Best Team Award Community Care Facility Team 2021
  • Outstanding Singhealth Residency Faculty Award 2020
  • Outstanding Singhealth Residency Faculty Award 2018
  • Singhealth Service Quality Award Star 2016
  • SingHealth Service Quality Award Gold, 2015
  • SingHealth Service Quality Award Silver, 2013

Research Interests


  • Epicardial ablation utilizing remote magnetic navigation in a patient with Brugada syndrome and inferior early repolarization. Lim PCY, Nademanee K, Lee ECY, Teo WS. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE 2018; 41(2): 214-7.
  • Remote magnetic catheter navigation versus conventional ablation in atrial fibrillation ablation: Fluoroscopy reduction. Lim PCY, Toh JJH, Loh J, et al. Journal of arrhythmia 2017; 33(3): 167-71.
  • Remote monitoring of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices: a Southeast Asian, single-centre pilot study. Lim PC, Lee AS, Chua KC, et al. Singapore medical journal 2016; 57(7): 372-7.
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia With Ventriculoatrial Block and QRS Duration Shortening: What Is the Mechanism? Lim PC, Chong DT, Tan BY, Ho KL, Teo WS, Ching CK. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 May;27(5):616-7.
  • Pacemaker failure due to loss of fluid seal in a patient with a 5/6mm pacemaker header port and a 5mm unipolar lead. Lim PC, Tan BY, Ho KL, Ching CK, Teo WS. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2013 Nov 15;13(6):217-20.
  • Coronary sinus ostial atresia and persistent left-sided superior vena cava: clinical significance and strategies for cardiac resynchronization therapy. Lim PC, Baskaran L, Ho KL, Teo WS, Ching CK. Int J Angiol. 2013 Sep;22(3):199-202.
  • Staphylococcal thoracic aortitis complicated by aortic dissection. Yih Lim PC, Hua Lee JM, Chua YL, Chia S. World J Emerg Med. 2013;4(2):154-6.
  • Non-fluoroscopic navigation systems for radiofrequency catheter ablation for supraventricular tachycardia reduce ionising radiation exposure. See J, Amora JL, Lee S, Lim P, Teo WS, Tan BY, Ho KL, Lee CW, Ching CK. Singapore Med J. 2016 Jul;57(7):390-5.
  • Initial experience of subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators in Singapore: a case series and review of the literature. Lim TS, Tan BY, Ho KL, Lim CY, Teo WS, Ching CK.Singapore Med J. 2015 Oct;56(10):580-5.
  • A Narrow QRS Tachycardia-What Is the Diagnosis? Lee PT, Lim PC, Ching CK. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE 2016; 39(7): 765-7.
  • Wenckebach pattern in right bundle branch block - benign or not? Huang W, Lim PC, Ching CK. Journal of electrocardiology 2017; 50(2): 223-6.
  • Prevalence of Brugada Syndrome in a Large Population of Young Singaporean Men. Shen X, Tan BYQ, Sia CH, Lee JSW, Dalakoti M, Wang K, Lim DYZ, Sng GGR, Lee ECY, Chow W, Kwan CKW, Wang LK, Tan BY, Lim PCY, Chua KCM, Ho KL, Lim ETS, Ching CK, Teo WS, Chua TSJ, Tan RS, Yeo TJ, Chong DTT.Circulation. 2020 Jan 14;141(2):155-157.
  • Flavonoids from fruit and vegetables: a focus on cardiovascular risk factors. Toh JY, Tan VM, Lim PC, Lim ST, Chong MF.Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2013 Dec;15(12):368.

Research Trials