MBBS (S’pore), MRCP (UK), FAMS
Internal Medicine Centre
General gastroenterology and hepatology, advanced endoscopy for the screening, diagnosis and management of a wide spectrum of gastrointestinal diseases, including tumours and pre-cancerous conditions of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas and liver/biliary systems.
Dr Lim is accredited as a specialist in Gastroenterology by the Specialist Accreditation Board. His qualifications include MBBS (S’pore), MRCP (UK) and FAMS. Dr Lim obtained his MBBS in 2000. He then started basic specialist in Internal Medicine, obtained MRCP (UK) in 2004, and subsequently underwent advanced specialist training in Gastroeneterology. He was accredited as a specialist in Gastroenterology by the Specialist Accreditation Board in 2008.
In 2009, Dr Lim received a scholarship from a hospital in Japan for a one month attachment which focused on advanced endoscopic imaging for cancer detection and endoscopic management of gastrointestinal pre-cancer and cancer. Dr Lim received the Health Manpower Development Programme award for one year of specialized training in advanced endoscopic imaging including endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic ultrasound guided-fine-needle aspiration in Germany in 2009. He was selected and sponsored by the World Gastroenterology Organization for the Train-the-Trainers Workshop in Porto, Portugal, in 2013.
Prior to joining Raffles Hospital, Dr Lim was an assistant professor at NUS, and consultant at NUH, where he was clinical director, post-graduate training director, and programme director of the ACGME-I Gastroenterology Fellowship Programme. He has received the excellent service star award and excellent service gold award. He has also achieved the SSU Award for top compliment scorer and the NHG excellence award for teaching.
Dr Lim has presentations at international meetings and multiple publications in international journals, and has been invited as faculty for Gastroenterology courses and endoscopy workshops. He has also received research grant and awards, including the young investigator award at the Asia Pacific Digestive Week. He has written chapters for numerous medical books, and is on the editorial board of BMJ Open Gastroenterology, published by the British Medical Journal in partnership with the British Society of Gastroenterology.