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dr han lim

Consultant and Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Han obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the University of Melbourne and completed his Cardiology training at the Austin Hospital, before undertaking subspecialty training in the area of cardiac electrophysiology and device implantations.

He is a recipient of the NHMRC (National Health and Medical Research Council) Medical Postgraduate Scholarship for his PhD in the area of stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF). For his PhD research, Han was awarded the prestigious Parmley Prize from the American College of Cardiology for an outstanding manuscript by a Young Investigator in 2012.

For his overseas advanced cardiac electrophysiology fellowship, Han trained with Professor Michel Haissaguerre in Bordeaux, France, who discovered and pioneered the technique of AF ablation. Han has extensive experience in the area of catheter ablation for complex arrhythmias, including the latest ablation techniques for AF, supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia, as well as pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantations.

Han’s special interest is in the management of AF. He has published extensively in the area of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiology, and is a 2014 Finalist in the American Heart Association Samuel Levine Young Investigator Award.

Han holds public appointments at Austin Hospital and Northern Hospital. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne.

Han is fluent (verbal and written) in several languages other than English:
Chinese (Mandarin) and Malay/Bahasa, and can also communicate in Fujian and Cantonese.

Qualifications:

MBBS (University of Melbourne), PhD, FRACP, FCSANZ, FHRS

Postgraduate Overseas Fellowship: Bordeaux, France