Mr Eric Lim

Surgeon, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Reader in Thoracic Surgery , Royal Brompton Hospital
  • London, United Kingdom
  • En
  • Best at: Keyhole surgery for lung cancer, mediastinal tumours, pleural effusion, pericardial effusion

Mr Eric Lim specialises in surgical diseases of the chest, and the most important aspect of his career focus is patient care with an aspiration to make thoracic surgery a pain-free, acceptable experience with least disruption to patients’ lives. His clinical areas of expertise are minimally invasive (VATS lobectomy) lung surgery as well as open lung resection for cancer including sleeve resections, airway surgery, arterial reconstructions, mediastinal disorders (benign and malignant tumours), surgery for neuroendocrine tumours and small cell lung cancer, surgery for emphysema (lung volume reduction surgery), pleural effusions and pneumothoraces. Author of over 130 peer-reviewed publications, has been awarded national and international prizes, including the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery best thoracic surgery research for four consecutive years (2008-2011).

Statistics.

Achievements of Mr Eric Lim

Trustedoctor credentials
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Clinical endorsements
70
Articles
300
Scientific
co-authors
Trustedoctor credentials
5
General specialty
4
Subspeciality
Languages

About.

Information about Mr Eric Lim

Timeline
Place
Country
Position
Focus
2006
UK Intercollegiate Specialty Board
United Kingdom
FRCS
C-Th
2004
University of London
United Kingdom
MSc
Biostatistics
2003-2004
London School Hygiene Tropical Medicine
United Kingdom
Dip LSHTM
-
1999
Royal College of Surgeons of England
United Kingdom
MRCS (Eng)
Cardiothoracic Surgery
1997-1999
Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
United Kingdom
Resident
Basic Surgical Training Programme
1996-1997
Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
United Kingdom
Resident
Surgery
1991-1996
University of Sheffield Medical School
United Kingdom
MB ChB
Medical Studies
Timeline
Place
Country
Position
Focus
Since 2007
National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London; Royal Brompton Hospital, London
United Kingdom
Consultant & Reader
Thoracic Surgery
2000-2006
Papworth Hospital, Cambridge; Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital; Royal Brompton Hospital, London
United Kingdom
Specialist Registrar
Cardiothoracic Surgery
2000
Papworth Hospital Cambridge
United Kingdom
Specialist Senior House Officer
Cardiothoracic Surgery
1999-2000
Royal Brompton Hospital, London
United Kingdom
Senior House Officer
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Timeline
Place
Organization
Position
Since 2015
United Kingdom
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery – Thoracic Surgery Audit and Outcomes Committee
Member
Since 2015
United Kingdom
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery - Academic and Research Committee
Thoracic Surgery Specialty Lead
2010-2015
Europe
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Council Member
Since 2010
United Kingdom
British Thoracic Oncology Group
Member of the Steering Committee
Since 2010
United Kingdom
Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Panel Member
Since 2010
United Kingdom
UK Thoracic Surgery Research Collaborative
Chair
Since 2010
United Kingdom
Thorax
Associate Editor
2008-2010
United Kingdom
British Thoracic Society & Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery Guidelines on Radical Management of Lung Cancer 2010
Chair
Since 2008
United Kingdom
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London
Trust Lead for Thoracic Surgery Audit and Cancer Research
Since 2008
United Kingdom
Biomedical Research Unit (Royal Brompton Hospital, Harefield Hospital and National Heart and Lung Institute)
Head of the Lung Cancer Consortia
Timeline
Description
Collaboration
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Timeline
Place
Position
2011
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Medal
-
2010
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery
-
2009
NHS Innovations London
NHS Innovations Award
-
2009
British Thoracic Oncology Group
Presentation Prize
-
2008
British Thoracic Oncology Group
Presentation Prize
-
2008
European Society of Medical Oncology
ESMO Travel award
-
2007
British Thoracic Oncology Group
Presentation Prize
-
2005
UK Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
John Parker Medal
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2003
UK Medical Research Council
Advanced Student Scholarship
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Clinical Experience.

General speciality (5)
Patients per year
Patients total
general thoracic surgery
>100
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lung tumor surgery
>100
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mediastinal tumor surgery
50-100
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pleural tumor surgery
10-50
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thymus tumor surgery
10-50
-
Tumor speciality (4)
Patients per year
Patients total
small cell lung cancer
>100
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thymic tumors
10-50
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bronchial carcinoids
0-10
adenocarcinoma
>100

Skills & Endorsements.

General specialty
general thoracic surgery
Tumor speciality
adenocarcinoma
bronchial carcinoids

Academic research.

70
Total articles
  • respiratory tract neoplasms - 55
  • thymus neoplasms - 2
70
lung cancer articles - Impact Factor
  • respiratory tract neoplasms - 55
  • thymus neoplasms - 2
  • surgery - 70

Video.

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Connections.

Map of connections

300
Scientific
co-authors
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