Prior to establishing his private practice, Dr. Lim was the Chief of the Upper Gastrointestinal Service and Senior Consultant in the Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. During his tenure as the Director of the Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Dr. Lim encouraged the development of complex laparoscopic skills and techniques as well as organised basic, advanced and masterclass laparoscopic courses.
Dr. Lim performs upper gastrointestinal and advanced laparoscopic procedures such as radical gastric resections with systematic lymphadenectomy, laparoscopic fundoplication, and laparoscopic surgery for severe obesity. He is competent in both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
Dr. Lim is actively involved in the teaching of medical students. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and an Examiner in the Final Professional Examination for the Degrees of M.B.B.S. He has been an invited Speaker and Chairpersons for numerous local and regional meetings. He is also a member of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA), the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore (OMSSS).
Dr. Lim graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1992. He started his surgical training after his National Service. He completed his specialty training in General Surgery in 2003 having obtained the qualifications of FRCS (Edin), M.Med (Surgery) and FRCSEd (Gen) along the way.
He was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in 2004.
Clinical Fellowship – Princess Alexandra Hospital
Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery
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