Born in Singapore, graduated from Monash University with the degrees of BMedSc, MBBS and PhD. He was awarded the Inaugural Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award in 1993 and made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1997 for his contributions to Education and Medicine in China and Australia. Professor Yean L. Lim has served as the Director of National Heart Centre and Chairman of National Medical Research Council in Singapore for 5 years. Prof. Lim pioneered coronary intervention in China in 1986, and helped to establish numerous coronary intervention units throughout China. In 1995 he founded the Xiamen University Medical College and was appointed its inaugural Dean for a five year term.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

59 Erin Street
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Interventional cardiology


  • MBBS Monash University

Professional Associations

  • FACC
  • FESC
The institute is committed to the care of patients with cardiac disease and provides the highest standards in investigation and management to ensure a speedy and effective recovery process.