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Dr. Lim Chong Hee

Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon


  • Minimally invasive lung surgery
  • Heart valve repair and replacement
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Mediastinal tumour surgery
  • Esophagectomy for esophageal cancers 
  • Pulmonary embolectomy and endarterectomy surgery

Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Lung cancer, lung nodules, and emphysema
  • Aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation
  • Blocked or narrowed arteries in the heart
  • Bulge in the wall of the aorta
  • Tumours located in the mediastinum (between the lungs)
  • Blood clots from the lungs
  • Malfunction of heart and lungs


English, Mandarin Cantonese, Teochew, Hakka, Hokkien, Tamil, Bahasa Indonesia


MBBS (S’pore), FRCS (Edin), FAMS, CTBS

Professional Profile:

Dr Lim Chong Hee received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the National University of Singapore in 1990 and subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in 1994. He furthered his training in cardiothoracic surgery at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, USA from 1999 to 2001.

Dr Lim has made significant contributions to the medical community throughout his career. He has held several teaching positions, including Senior Lecturer at the NUS Medical Faculty and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore. He is committed to medical education and continues to give lectures and conduct workshops at local, regional, and international meetings. Dr Lim also mentor’s future doctors to help them develop the necessary skills to excel in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

Dr Lim has a strong interest in minimally invasive lung surgery, heart valve repair and replacement, coronary artery bypass surgery, aortic aneurysm surgery, mediastinal tumour surgery, esophagectomy for esophageal cancers, pulmonary embolectomy, and endarterectomy surgery. Dr Lim is also a pioneer in treating heart and lung failure through Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and implantation of Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD).