Dr Boon Lim

Clinical Lead of the Imperial Syncope Diagnostic Unit

Dr Boon Lim is Cardiologist and Clinical Electrophysiologist, with a particular specialist interest in syncope, including autonomic modulation techniques for syncope (Syncope Ablation).

He is frequently invited to chair and speak at national and international meetings on syncope. He has lectured on behalf of the Arrhythmia Alliance and STARS (Syncope Trust and Reflex Anoxic Seizures) at many meetings, including Westminster Campaigns including “Defibrillators Saves Lives” and “Take Fainting to Heart”. Together with Dr Melanie Dani, and the Syncope Nurses, he runs syncope research trials and has published numerous peer-reviewed papers on syncope.

He is keen on breathwork and holistic wellbeing strategies to help patients copy with illness, and enjoys surfing and nature walks.

For more information on Dr Lim, click here: 

My Website  | My Imperial Page 


Meet the Team

Boon Lim


I am a Cardiologist and Clinical Electrophysiologist, with a particular specialist interest in syncope

Melanie Dani


I am a Consultant Geriatrician, running regular clinics, alongside doing research in the field of syncope

Philip Eardley

Senior Syncope Nurse

I am an experienced Cardiac Nurse Specialist with over 20 years as a Cardiac Nurse and A&E Nurse specialist

Patricia Taraborrelli

Lead Nurse

I am a Senior Syncope Nurse specialist , who commenced working in Syncope in 2011, and I now lead the nursing team

Lisa Gaughan

syncope Nurse

I am a syncope nurse specialist who joined the Imperial Team in 2023, with a background as an acute cardiac nurse

Morwenna Opie-Moran


I am a Clinical Psychologist, helping  to provide stop fainting with helpful articles with psychological insights

Richard Sutton

Cardiology Professer

I am a Professer of Cardiology that helped establish the tilt table service as a useful tool to diagnose syncope

Andreas Dirksen

Syncope Nurse

I used to work with the imperial syncope unit until 2021, and helped to set up this very website!

Artur Federowski

Syncope specialist

I am a Syncope Specialist, who also works as an Associate Professor at Lund University, helping the new generation

Ethan Lim

Web Designer

I am the youngest member of the stop fainting team, who works to design, create and maintain this website

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