Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Cardiology
  • General cardiology, Interventional

Areas of interest

About

Chris Lim is a cardiologist who has trained in all aspects of cardiology and is a specialist in Interventional Cardiology, PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention), angioplasty and stenting. He completed his training in Melbourne and then completed a further three year postgraduate training fellowship in Oxford, United Kingdom.He is a pioneer of Radial Artery access procedures using the wrist artery instead of the femoral artery in the groin which offers superior patient comfort and procedure safety.He has also introduced the use of the latest imaging and functional techniques: including intracoronary imaging with OCT and IVUS and the Pressure Wire (FFR) technique to assess individual coronary stenoses for ischaemia. He is active in research and has authored multiple publications in international peer-reviewed journals. He is also active in teaching and educating junior cardiologists, as part of his tertiary teaching hospital appointments, and is the Supervisor of the Cardiology Resident training programme at Epworth Eastern Hospital.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Hospital

Epworth Specialist Centre - Lilydale

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Specialist Centre Lilydale

4/355 Main St
Lilydale VIC 3140

Consulting Location

Express Cardio Services (offices in Box Hill, Glen Waverley, and Ringwood)

496 Elgar Road
Box Hill VIC 3128

Education and training

  • Current Supervisor of Cardiology Resident Training, Epworth Eastern Hospital, 2014-to-current

Research

  • Multiple peer-reviewed publications, including in Journal of the American College of Cardiology European Heart Journal

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • FRACP Cardiology
  • Post Graduate Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

Professional Associations

  • CSANZ