Dr Vivien Lim

Endocrinologist
19 years of experience

Specialty

Endocrinology

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med) (Singapore), FAMS (Endocrinology)

What I do

Dr Vivien Lim provides treatments for following conditions:
- Diabetes & Complications
- Thyroid Disorders
- Thyroid Ultrasound & Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology
- Osteoporosis
See more [ + ]- Obesity and Weight Management
- High Blood Pressure
- High Cholesterol
- Calcium Disorders
- Vitamin D Disorders
- Adrenal Disorders
- Pituitary Disorders
- Growth Hormone Disorders
- Female Hormonal Disorders
- Male Hormonal Disorders

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Clinic Locations

Vivien Lim Endocrinology Specialist Centre
Gleneagles Medical Centre
#03-17/18
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Professional Statement

Dr Vivien Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore Medical School in 1998  After gaining both an MRCP (UK) and a Masters in Internal Medicine in Singapore, she embarked on endocrinology training in Singapore and was  accredited as a Specialist in Endocrinology in 2008.

After she completed her training, she was awarded the Human Manpower Development Programme Scholarship by the  Ministry of Health to gain wider experience in complex cases of endocrinology in the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. While there, Dr Lim also obtained certification as a clinical densitometrist with the International Society ... See more [ + ]of Clinical Densitometry.

Upon her return, she worked as a consultant in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and the Diabetes Centre where she ran clinics in  general endocrinology as well as diabetes, bone and calcium clinics and adrenal/pituitary clinics in addition to providing  thyroid and fine needle aspiration cytology services. She set up the adrenal and osteoporosis service and also a multi-disciplinary pituitary conference in the hospital. Dr Lim also held the post of programme director of the endocrine residency programme in KTPH.

Dr Lim was appointed as a Senior Lecturer to the National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. She has also been elected to and currently holds the position of Vice-President of the Endocrine Metabolic Society of Singapore and executive committee member of the Osteoporosis Society of Singapore.

Dr Lim has a passion for humanitarian causes and is the Peer Coordinator of Doctors Without Borders (Medicins Sans Frontieres) in Singapore. She has been active in past medical missions to places such as Kenya, during the Tsunami in 2005 in Sri Lanka and her latest mission was during Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 in the Philippines. She was awarded the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2014, honouring healthcare workers who are inspirational role models exemplifying the values of courage, extraordinary dedication, selflessness, steadfastness in ethics, compassion and humanity in going the extra mile to offer care and comfort to the sick and infirm.

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Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore

Awards and Publications

Minister for Health Award for the Tsunami Relief Operation (2005)
Singapore Health Manpower Development Plan Scholarship (2010) – to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Healthcare Humanity Award (2014)

Professional Positions and Memberships

Vice President, Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore
Exec Committee Member Osteoporosis Society of Singapore

Accredited Hospitals

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

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Insurances Accepted

AXA