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Clin Asst Prof Lim Chun Yih Paul

Dr Lim Chun Yih Paul from National Heart Centre Singapore

Clin Asst Prof Lim Chun Yih Paul

​MBBS, MMed (Int Med), MRCP (UK)


National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Electrophysiology & Pacing

Clinical Appointments

  • 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 Prof Paul Lim is a 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.

His 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 Level 1 accreditation in 2018.
He specialises in catheter ablation and device implantation for complex cardiac rhythm disorders.


Clin Asst Prof Paul Lim graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 2004.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore 2016 – Present
  • Director, Residency Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme, April 2021 – 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
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor Clinical tutor, Duke-NUS Postgraduate Medical School
  • Clinical tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Nursing


  • SingHealth Service Quality Award Silver, 2013
  • SingHealth Service Quality Award Gold, 2015

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.
  • Wenckebach pattern in right bundle branch block - benign or not? Huang W, Lim PC, Ching CK. Journal of electrocardiology 2017; 50(2): 223-6.
  • 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.
  • A Narrow QRS Tachycardia-What Is the Diagnosis? Lee PT, Lim PC, Ching CK. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE 2016; 39(7): 765-7.
  • 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. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2016; 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 and electrophysiology journal 2013; 13(6): 217-20.
  • Staphylococcal thoracic aortitis complicated by aortic dissection. Yih Lim PC, Hua Lee JM, Chua YL, Chia S. World journal of emergency medicine 2013; 4(2): 154-6.
  • 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. The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc 2013; 22(3): 199-202.
  • Flavonoids from fruit and vegetables: a focus on cardiovascular risk factors. Toh JY, Tan VM, Lim PC, Lim ST, Chong MF. Current atherosclerosis reports 2013; 15(12): 368.

Research Trials