Born in Singapore into the famous Lim Family of Chinese Physicians, the 5th generation of a long line of healers in his family. As a boy Professor Yoland Lim would wake up early to practise Meditation, Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Chi Kung, Wei Kung, Fong Shui, Medicine and Buddhist philosophy before following his father to see patients.
On sunrise after breakfast he would go with his father to look for herbs, sometimes taking patients along to help them understand and educate them about Fong Yang therapy. During the search for herbs he also learned the principles of the famous Fong Yang Healers. On returning he would prepare herbs and medical mixtures, part of this eastern medical philosophy is the famous Shi Luo Dou system of healing.
Professor Yoland Lim came to Australia to establish a practice integrating the Fong Yang Healing art with western medical principles and established Professor Yoland Lim Health Care in the early 1970s. Professor Yoland Lim is a pioneer of acupuncture in Australia since 1972.
He has previously lectured and worked at Veterans General Hospital and the Tai Chong Medical College, Taiwan in conjunction with Professor Cheah Chong in the 1970's and 1980's. Professor Yoland Lim has also worked in various hospitals around the world such as:
He established a highly successful pharmaceutical company, developing, manufacturing and marketing a wide range of herbal products. These were sold throughout Australia and world-wide, and even exported to China, Taiwan, Singapore and South East Asia. His laboratories were the first in Australia to be licensed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for the manufacture of Chinese medicine. Following its listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2000 before this was purchased by an international company.
Professor Yoland Lim then concentrate on the integration of Eastern Wisdom and Western Science, combining his childhood background and modern scientific methodologies with Professor Frank Ng of Monash University as well as his development and research in phytomolecular (herbal) medicines he returned to concentrate on his clinical practice.
Professor Yoland Lim achieved world recognition, he appears in numerous newspapers, TV shows and news and magazines all over the world. In Australia, he was resident acupuncturist for TV programs and radio stations and was regular of the Mick Walsh and Bert Newton shows among many others.
Professor Yoland Lim has been referred as the best acupuncturist, and Professor Yoland Lim Health Care renowned as the best acupuncture treatment centre, known and recognised worldwide. Articles often referring to Professor Yoland Lim Health Care as the "Best Clinic", with its luxurious setup, where no expense has been spared and putting the patient first in looking after health and well-being.
Professor Yoland Lim is the co-author of numerous scientific papers. He has also written four bestselling books:
Professor Yoland Lim and Dr Justin Lim lecture at international conferences in South East Asia, on integration of Eastern and Western medicine, and scientific developments.
As a practicing Buddhist, Professor Yoland Lim meditates daily, practices (and believes) in karma, the 4-precepts and 8-way path following in the healing footsteps of his forefathers. The Lim Generations have dedicated their lives to bring the medical philosophies of East and West together for the betterment health for society.