Dr. Chiam Toon Lim Paul


Credentials MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med) FAMS (S'pore), FRCP (Edin), FESC (EU) FACC (USA), FSCAI (USA)
Language English,Mandarin Chinese,Hokkien Dialect,Cantonese Dialect,   Hainanese

Dr Chiam is a Cardiologist whose sub-specialization is in Interventional
Cardiology. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the National
University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He was
previously a Senior Consultant at the Department of Cardiology, National
Heart Centre Singapore and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS
Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

Dr Chiam graduated on the Dean’s List with the MBBS degree from the
National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1996, and obtained MRCP (UK) in
February 2001 and MMed (NUS) in June 2001, where he was awarded the Gordon
Ransome Gold Medal.

Dr Chiam joined the Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre
Singapore in 2002. In 2006 – 2008, Dr Chiam underwent an 18-month
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the Lenox Hill Heart And Vascular
Institute of New York, specializing in complex coronary angioplasty,
carotid artery stenting, peripheral artery angioplasty, and structural
heart disease (heart valve) interventions, and spent a further three
months training in intracranial angioplasty and stenting at the Department
of Endovascular Neurosurgery, University of Buffalo, State University of
New York.

Dr Chiam performed the first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
in Asia in 2009, and led the TAVR program at the National Heart Centre
Singapore. Dr Chiam serves as a consultant and proctor to help train new
Asian centres beginning their TAVR programs.

Dr Chiam has been invited as a Guest Faculty and Speaker to major
international cardiovascular conferences and as a Case Operator to conduct
workshops in various countries. He has also published widely in
peer-reviewed journals.

Dr Chiam is currently the Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee of the
Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (APSIC). He is also a
Member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Peripheral Vascular
Disease Section Leadership Council.

  • Dean’s list 1995 (3rd Professional MBBS exams)
  • Dean’s list 1996 (Final Professional MBBS exams)
  • Gordon Ransome Gold medal 2001 (Master of Medicine exams)
  • SingLIVE conference Best of Young Interventionalist competition Runners up
  • National Heart Centre Singapore Service Quality award December 2009
  • National Heart Centre Singapore Service Quality award March 2011
  • Singhealth Publish! award 2012