Speciality

General Surgery – Upper Gastrointestinal and Weight Loss Surgery

Gender

Male

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), FRCSEd (General Surgery) (Edinburgh), M Med (Surgery) (Singapore), FRCSEd (Edinburgh), FAMS (General Surgery) (Singapore)

Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien , Teochew

Profile
Dr Lim Khong Hee graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1992. He obtained his postgraduate degree in 1998 and was a Clinical Fellow (HMDP) in Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery at the renowned Princess Alexandra Hospital (Brisbane) in 2002.

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 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).

 

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