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The University of Queensland

Australia

Biography

Richard Lim, MBBS(Hons), MD, MPhil, FRCP(Lond), FACC, FESC, Interventional Cardiologist at The Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane since July 1997 and Associate Professor of Medicine at The University of Queensland, graduated 1984 from The University of Newcastle upon Tyne UK, undertaking cardiology training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London (1989–94) where he also completed his research MD on prognostic assessment of CAD by nuclear cardiology and research MPhil on outcomes of patients awaiting revascularisation. Further sub-specialty experience at the Royal Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals led to the CCST(UK 1996), then a sabbatical year as Post-Doctoral Interventional Fellow at the University of Maryland Hospital Baltimore USA. Richard performed the first-ever PCI at the PA Hospital in1998 and maintains a research focus on prognosis in CAD and quality improvement in PCI.