Dr P Boon Lim is a Cardiologist and electrophysiologisy specialising in heart rhythm disturbances, pacing and syncope at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and a senior lecturer at Imperial College London. He graduated from Cambridge University with a double first-class honours degree and completed his cardiology training in Oxford and North West London Hospitals. He pursued a PhD at Imperial College London studying the role of the autonomic nervous system in arrhythmias.
Dr Lim has a strong interest in syncope and leads the well-regarded Imperial Syncope Diagnostic Unit, a heavy volume speciallist tertiary syncope service. He leads more than 800 tilts a year and actively engages in research to understand mechanisms of syncope and understanding the best treatment strategies for patients with debilitating syncope.
Dr Lim was the UK reviewer for the European Society of Cardiology Guidelines for Syncope and is an executive member of the Syncope Trust and Reflec Anoxic Seizures (STARS) Charity, providing guidance and lectures to patients and staff members to help improve the understanding and management of patients with syncope. He also set up the Syncope Education website, www.stopfainting.com, a free resource for patients and physicians alike.