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Dr. Lim Chong Hee

Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Sub-specialty:

  • Heart and Lung Surgery

Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Aortic aneurysm, excision and insertion of graft
  • Coronary artery bypass graft
  • Mediastinal tumour resection
  • Pneumonectomy, lobectomy, segmental resection
  • Thoracoscopy & video assisted thoracic surgery (TVATS)


Languages:

English, Mandarin Cantonese, Bahasa Malayu, Bahasa Indonesia

Education:

MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMED (Surgery)

Professional Profile:

Dr Su Jang Wen has 20 years experience as cardiothoracic surgeon. He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery such as video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and has successfully applied such techniques to coronary artery bypass surgery, valvular surgery (aortic, mitral and tricuspid), atrial septal defect closure, arrhythmia surgery, ventricular aneurysm repair and acute ventricular septal rupture.

He has a great interest in treating critically ill cardiac and thoracic surgical patients, and is active in membrane oxygenator (ECMO) services, performing 25 – 30 ECMO procedures per year across multiple private hospitals.

Dr Su is one of the cardiothoracic surgeons accredited to perform both heart and lung surgery. Since 2007, Dr Su has carried out more than 5,000 heart, lung and oesophageal surgeries, and he is currently performing more than 350 surgeries per year.

He has given presentations at international meetings, and has received the Best Paper Awards for some of them. He has also given lectures on minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery in various countries.

Dr Su received the Gold Service Quality Award from SingHealth and National Heart Centre Singapore in 2012.