Dr Lim Chong Sian

General Surgeon
36 years of experience


General Surgery


MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edin), FAMS (Gen Surgery)

What I do

Dr Lim Chong Sian provides clinical services, such as:
Diagnostic and Screening services:
- Evaluation of abdominal pain, indigestion, abdominal bloatedness and heartburn
- Evaluation of gastrointestinal problems like diarrhoea or constipation
- Evaluation of bleeding from the gastrointestinal system
See more [ + ]- Screening for colorectal cancer
- Screening for breast cancer
- Gastroscopy
- Colonoscopy +/- ileoscopyColorectal surgery:
- Colon & Rectal Cancer Surgery including Laparoscopic(“key-hole”) Colorectal surgery
- Treatment of Haemorrhoids;
- Injection sclerotherapy
- Rubber Band Ligation
- Staple or Conventional Haemorrhoid Operations
- Treatment of Painful Anal conditions:
- Perianal abscesses
- Anal fissures
- Surgery for anal fistulas/warts
- Gastrointestinal surgery
- Stomach cancer
- Gastric ulcer surgery
- Intestinal surgeryHepatobiliary surgery:
- Laparoscopic or ‘Keyhole’ surgery for eg:
- Gallstone disease
- Appendicitis
- Abdominal adhesions
- Inguinal/abdominal wall hernia repair
- Varicocoele
- Breast Surgery:
- Mammotome excision of breast lumps
- Breast Cancer Surgery eg. Breast Conservation surgery for breast cancer
- Radical Mastectomy
- Thyroid surgeryOthers:
- Minor surgery for lumps and bumps
- Emergency general surgery

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Clinic Locations

C S Lim Colon, Rectum & General Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre #07-04
6 Napier Road, S 258499

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Professional Statement

Dr Lim Chong Sian is a General Surgeon practicing at C S Lim Colon, Rectum & General Surgery, Gleneagles hospital, Singapore. As a committee member of the Gleneagles Minimally Invasive Surgery for General Surgery, he is active in the teaching and promotion of the use of ‘key-hole’ surgery in General Surgery. His area of practice includes colorectal surgery, laparoscopic or ‘key-hole’ surgery and most aspects of general surgery. He is currently an active member of the Medical Quality Control Committee at Gleneagles Hospital since 2008.

He completed his MBBS from the national University of Singapore in 1985. He then completed ... See more [ + ]his advanced surgical training programme in General Surgery in 1994. Dr Lim Chong Sian is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien, Teochew, Cantonese.

In 1996 Dr Lim Chong Sian was awarded a scholarship under the Singapore Ministry of Health Manpower Development Programme. This was a one-year full-time clinical fellowship programme to further his subspecialty interest in colorectal and laparoscopic general surgery at the University of Hull in the United Kingdom.

Dr Lim Chong Sian is admitted as a fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore since 1996 and is a founding member of the Society of Colorectal Surgeons in Singapore. He was an associate fellow of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, and previously a teaching faculty member of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh InterCollegiate Basic Surgical Skills Course held in Singapore twice annually.

Dr Lim Chong Sian is a recipient of the Minister for Health 2005 Award for his volunteer effort in in medical relief in Sri Lanka following the 2004 Asian Tsunami. He was again awarded the Minister for Health Award in 2006 for Medical Relief Effort after the Indonesian Earthquake of 2006.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin


National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine
See more [ + ] Basic Surgical Training, Ministry of Health Singapore
Advance Surgical Training, Ministry of Health Singapore
Health Manpower Development Plan in Colorectal Surgery in United Kingdom (1996 to 1997)

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Awards and Publications

Health Manpower Development Plan for MMed(Surgery) Course 1990
Health Manpower Development Plan for Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgery – one year fellowship programme in the United Kingdom
Minister for Health Award for Tsunami Operation 2005
Minister of Health Award for Medical Relief Effort after the Indonesian Earthquake 2006 Medical Mission in Yogyakarta following 2006 Earthquake

Professional Positions and Memberships

Director, C S Lim Surgery Pte Ltd
Director, Surgery & Gynaecology Pte Ltd
Accredited Consultant Surgeon at Gleneagles Hospital, Mt Elizabeth Hospital, East Shore Hospital, Mt Alvernia Hospital & Thomson Medical Centre.
See more [ + ] Committee member, Gleneagles Hospital Minimally Invasive Surgery Committee for General Surgery
Committee member, Gleneagles Hospital Medical Quality Assurance Committee
Founding Member, Society of Colorectal Surgeons, Singapore
Consultant Surgeon, Alexandra Hospital
Clinical Tutor for Surgery, National University of Singapore 1991-2000
Clinical Fellow in Colorectal Surgery at the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Academic Surgical Unit, University of Hull, United Kingdom. 1996-1997
Committee member, National Healthcare Group Colorectal Committee 2000
Committee member, Organising Committee, Chapter of Surgeons, 34th Annual Combined Surgical Meeting, 2000
Committee member, National Healthcare Group Central Quality Workgroup 2000
Volunteer surgeon, Singapore Cancer Society
Faculty member of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh InterCollegiate Basic Surgical Skills Course
Member Parkway Healthcare to Sri Lanka following the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
Member Parkway Healthcare Humanitarian to Java following the massive Yogyakarta Earthquake.

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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

Aviva /Aviva PCP Care
Cigna / IXChange
Great Eastern
MIB / MHC Medical Network
See more [ + ]NTUC
Parkway Shenton
Shenton Insurance

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