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Mr Chung Sim Lim 06052069

Cleveland Clinic London

General surgery

 

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  • Vascular surgery

About me

Mr. Chung Sim Lim is a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, and Honorary Associate Professor at the University College London. He is also an honorary consultant vascular surgeon at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr. Lim qualified from Bart's and the London Medical School, and obtained his PhD from Imperial College London. He completed his higher general and vascular surgical training in London with placements at the Royal Free, Charing Cross and St Mary’s hospitals. He also undertook a year of senior clinical fellowship in the management of complex venous diseases at St Thomas’ Hospital in London.

Mr. Lim has subspecialist interest in the management of complex venous diseases (ranging from varicose veins to deep venous diseases) and vascular anomalies. His other clinical expertise includes the management of peripheral arterial diseases, diabetic foot, carotid stenosis, aortic aneurysms, lymphoedema and thoracic outlet syndrome. He is also one of the few vascular surgeons in the country with interest in vascular surgery in children.

Mr. Lim’s main research interests focus on translational and clinical studies on the management of complex venous diseases and vascular malformations. He previously gained vascular biology research experience from Imperial College London and Harvard Medical School. He is currently funded by the National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre to develop a research program that aims to characterize biomarkers, and develop three dimensional and computer simulation in the management of patients with vascular malformations.

Areas of interest

- Varicose veins and chronic venous disease
- Leg ulcer including venous, arterial and diabetic ulcer
- May-Thurner Syndrome
- Deep vein thrombosis and post thrombotic syndrome
- Pelvic congestion syndrome (pelvic vein reflux)
- Swollen leg
- Vascular anomalies / vascular malformations
- Peripheral arterial diseases
- Diabetic foot
- Aortic aneurysm
- Carotid artery diseases
- Lymphoedema
- Thoracic outlet syndrome
- Vascular surgery in children
- Hyperhidrosis

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