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Dr Kang-Teng Lim

MBBS, FRACP


CARDIOLOGIST & CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIST

 

SPECIAL INTEREST: MANAGEMENT OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS AND DEVICE THERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE AND PREVENTION OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH

 

Dr Kang-Teng Lim joined the Gold Coast Heart Centre in June 2008 as a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Electophysiologic studies and catheter ablation therapy for cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation.
  • Cardiac implantable electronic device (pacemakers and defibrillators).
  • Cardiac investigations (coronary angiography, echocardiography, cardiac rhythm monitoring).

Dr Lim graduated from Melbourne University in 1997.  He continued in Melbourne completing his basic and advanced cardiology training and was admitted as a fellow of the RACP in 2004.  Dr Lim completed his fellowship training in electrophysiology and pacing at the Royal Perth Hospital in 2006.  He undertook further training in Bordeaux, France, under the supervision of prominent Electrophysiologist, Professor Michel Haïssaguerre who pioneered catheter ablation therapy and atrial fibrillation ablation.  Dr Lim has been involved in numerous peer reviewed publications and several book chapters during his time in Bordeaux.

 

Dr Lim’s main interest consists of catheter ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation in addition to other cardiac arrhythmias, implantation of cardiac implantable electronic devices (pacemakers, defibrillators and loop recorders).  He has extensive experience in general cardiology and also performs coronary angiography, transoesophageal echocardiograms and other non-invasive cardiac investigations.

 

He is a member of the Gold Coast Heart Centre cardiac education team and is actively involved with the provision of education to medical students from both Bond University and Griffith University.

 

Dr Lim provides inpatient and outpatient consultation services weekly at our Southport, Pindara and Tugun rooms.


Appointments:

 

Tel: (07) 5618 5518   Fax (07) 5531 1834