Dr Lim Kar Seng

Dermatologist
18 years of experience

Specialty

Dermatology

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Dermatology) 

What I do

Dr. Lim Kar Seng provides clinical services such as:
- Skin cancers
- Phototherapy
- Psoriasis
- Medical Dermatology, e.g. Acne, skin allergies, skin cancers, benign growth
See more [ + ]- Aesthetic Dermatology, e.g. Eyebrow and eyelash hair loss, scars, skin pigmentation, wrinkles
- Lasers and Procedures, e.g. mole removal, laser hair removal, hair transplant surgery, botox
 

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Clinic Locations

The Dermatology Practice
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#07-60/61/62
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

A consultant dermatologist with The Dermatology Practice, Dr Lim Kar Seng has more than 16 years of medical experience. His subspecialties are in skin cancers, phototherapy and psoriasis.

Prior to setting up The Dermatology Practice, Dr Lim was a consultant dermatologist in private practice with Dermatology Associates from 2010 to 2012 and had clinics at the Paragon medical centre, Gleneagles & Parkway East medical centre. Before entering private practice, Dr Lim was a consultant dermatologist in the skin cancer unit, and the psoriasis unit at the National ... See more [ + ]Skin Centre, Singapore. In addition, he was a clinical tutor at the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

After graduating from the School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Dr Lim underwent his training in Internal Medicine. Upon completion in 2004, he obtained his Advanced Specialist Training in Dermatology at the National Skin Centre. Subsequently, Dr Lim pursued his special interest in skin cancers at the Victoria Skin and Cancer Foundation, Australia, which sees one of the highest rates of this condition in the world. There, he worked with world-renowned experts in this field. He also did research and was involved in the care of psoriasis patients at St Vincent’s hospital, Melbourne. He has extensive experience in the use of biologic therapies for psoriasis patients.

Throughout his career, Dr Lim has been actively involved in research and has published more than 20 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has been invited to give numerous lectures in his field of expertise both locally and internationally, notably at the World Congress of Dermatology 2011 at Seoul, Korea and at the Asia Pacific Acne Leaders Summit 2012 in Hong Kong

His accomplishments include being awarded the ASEAN scholarship (1990), Best Registrar and the National Healthcare Group Best Teacher Award (2007), World Congress of Dermatology scholarship (2007) and the Ministry of Health Manpower Development Program Award (2008).

Dr Lim is on the Chapter of Dermatologists, College of Physicians Singapore and was an Executive Committee member of the Dermatological Society of Singapore. He is also a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Dermatology) and a member of the International Society of Investigative Dermatology.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

ASEAN Scholarship, 1990
Best Registrar & National Healthcare Group Best Teacher Award, 2007
World Congress of Dermatology Scholarship, 2007
Ministry of Health Manpower Development Program Award, 2008 Dr Lim Kar Seng is actively involved in research and has published more than 20 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has been invited to give numerous lectures in his field of expertise both locally and internationally, notably at the World Congress of Dermatology 2011 at Seoul, Korea and at the Asia Pacific Acne Leaders Summit 2012 in Hong Kong.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant Dermatologist with Dermatology Associates, 2010-2012
Former Consultant Dermatologist, Skin Cancer Unit and Psoriasis Unit, National Skin Centre, Singapore
Former Clinical Tutor, Faculty of Medicine, NUS
See more [ + ] Executive Committee Member, Dermatological Society of Singapore
Executive Committee Member, Chapter of Dermatologists, College of Physicians, Singapore
Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Dermatology)
Member, International Society of Investigative Dermatology
 

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ] Parkway East Hospital
 

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Insurances Accepted

AXA

Health Articles by Dr Lim Kar Seng

Doc talks: Obesity and the skin…not by any stretch?

Ms M, a 20 year old lady, came to see me as she had an upcoming college graduation ball to attend. She...