Dr Lim Khong Hee

General Surgeon
26 years of experience

Specialty

General Surgery

Qualifications

MBBS, M.Med (Surgery), FRCS (Edin), FRCSEd (Gen), FAMS (Surgery)

What I do

Dr Lim Khong Hee provides clinical services such as:
- Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Weight Loss Surgery
- Bariatric Surgery
- Digestive Surgery
See more [ + ]- Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Endoscopy

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Clinic Locations

Nexus Surgical Associates
Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre
#08-06 and #11-02
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Nexus Surgical Associates
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #08-43
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Nexus Surgical Associates
Parkway East Medical Centre #05-01
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989
 

Nexus Surgical Associates

Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Blk A #06-05
820 Thomson Road  
Singapore 574623

Professional Statement

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. He was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the Specialty of General Surgery in 2004. He also became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore) in 2004.

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 ... See more [ + ]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 and cutting-edge laparoscopic skills and techniques as well as led the organisation of basic, advanced and masterclass laparoscopic courses. He had also established network with international centres of excellence such as Seoul National University Bundang Hospital and International Endoscopic Obesity Centre, in E-Da Hospital (Taiwan).

Dr Lim has had wide exposure to upper gastrointestinal and advanced laparoscopic procedures such as radical gastric resections with systematic lymphadenectomy, laparoscopic fundoplication, and laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity. He has also gained much experience in both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy (including ERCP). Dr Lim was actively involved in the teaching of basic and advanced surgical trainees and was the Programme Co-ordinator for the Introduction to Colonoscopy Programme (Virtual Reality-based). He was also a Clinical Lecturer in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and an Examiner in the Final Professional Examination for the Degrees of MBBS.

Dr Lim was the Track Leader for the Laparoscopy Symposium within the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Annual Scientific Congress 2008 and a Clinical Tutor for the Exit Exam Preparatory Course 2009 and 2010 organised by the Chapter of General Surgeons. In addition, Dr Lim is a reviewer in the Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore as well as the Singapore Medical Journal. He has been an invited Speaker and Chairperson for numerous local and regional meetings. He was also a member of the Credentials and Accreditation Committee, Endoscopy Committee, Quality & Patient Safety Committee and Hospital Transfusion Committee of Tan Tock Seng Hospital. His research interests include oesophageal and gastric cancer, hernia and minimally invasive surgery. He is also a member of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA) and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

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Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Awarded Health Manpower Development Program Fellowship Award, Ministry of Health, Singapore

Dr Lim Khong Hee has been invited on many occasions to chair and speak at local and regional meetings.  
Dr Lim has participated in several research projects and co-authored papers and book chapters in his field of specialisation.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Senior Consultant Surgeon, Nexus Surgical Associates
Clinical Director, Nexus Surgical Weight Loss Centre
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
See more [ + ] Founding Member, Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore (OMSSS)
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Track Leader, Laparoscopy Symposium, National Healthcare Group Annual Scientific Congress, 2008
Clinical Tutor, Exit Exam Preparatory Course organised by the Chapter of General Surgeons, 2009 & 2010
Member, Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA)
Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Reviewer, Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore and the Singapore Medical Journey
Former Chief, Upper Gastrointestinal Service, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)
Former Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery, (TTSH)
Former Director, Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, TTSH
Former Examiner, Final Professional Examination for the Degrees of MBBS
Former Member, Credentials and Accreditation Committee, Endoscopy Committee, Quality & Patient Safety Committee and Hospital Transfusion Committee, TTSH

 

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Accredited Hospitals

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

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Insurances Accepted

Adept Insurance
International SOS
MIB / MHC Medical Network
Allizance Healthcare
Parkway Shenton
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BUPA
Shenton Insurance
Fullerton Healthcare
Vanbreda International

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