Dr Lim Yeong Phang

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
29 years of experience


Cardiothoracic Surgery


MA, MB B Chir (Camb), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasgow), FAMS (Cardiothoracic Surgery), CTBS

What I do

Dr Lim Yeong Phang provides clinical services such as:
- Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
- Adult and pediatric congenital heart surgery
- Extra corporeal membrane oxygenation
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Clinic Locations

Centre for Cardiothoracic Surgery @ Novena
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

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Professional Statement

After obtaining his medical degree from Cambridge University, UK, Dr Lim Yeong Phang joined the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, SGH in 1998.  He was awarded a MOH Fellowship to train in the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA in 2005.  On his return, he was appointed Senior Consultant in Singapore National Heart Centre and Visiting Consultant, KK Women and Children’s Hospital.  He left for private practice in 2012.

Dr Lim has a keen interest in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery including endoscopic harvesting techniques for conduits in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and non sternotomy Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. In 2008... See more [ + ], Dr Lim established Singapore’s National Cardiovascular Homograft Bank (NCHB), which is the only tissue bank accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) outside North America.
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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin


University of Cambridge, UK

Awards and Publications

Awarded MOH’s Higher Manpower Development Plan (HMDO) Fellowship in 2005 to trained under Dr Roger Mee at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Fellow, Academy of Medicine (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Singapore 2003
Senior Consultant, National Heart Centre, 2005
Visiting Senior Consultant, KK Women and Children’s Hospital, 2005
See more [ + ] Adjunct Asst Professor, Duke-NUS School of Medicine, 2011
Director, Cardiothoracic Operating Theatres, National Heart Centre, 2012
Co-Director, Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation(ECMO) programme, National Heart Centre
Member, International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, 2010
Member, European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2012

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ] Parkway East Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital

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Insurances Accepted