Dr Lim Jit Fong

General Surgeon
26 years of experience


General Surgery


MBBS (Spore), FRCS (Glasg), FAMS (Spore)

What I do

Dr Lim Jit Fong provides treatments for following conditions such as:
- Anal Fissures
- Anal Skin Tags
- Anal Warts
- Colon & Rectum Diseases
See more [ + ]- Endoscopy
- Gastroscopy
- Colonoscopy
- Piles & Hemorrhoids
- Perianal abscess, Fistula
- Functional Disorders
- Constipation
- Pelvic Floor Disorder
- Rectal Prolapse
- Dys-synergic defaecation
- Bowel Incontinence
- Chronic Pelvic Pain
- Appendix
- Hernias

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Clinic Locations

Lim Jit Fong Colorectal Centre
Gleneagles Medical Centre #09-09
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Novena Colorectal Center
Novena Specialist Center #05-07/08
8 Sinaran Drive
Singapore 307470

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Professional Statement

Dr Lim Jit Fong is a General Surgeon practicing at Gleneagles Hospital and Novena Specialist Centre, Singapore. He completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1995 and obtained his Fellowship in Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, FRCS (Glasg), in 1999. Dr Lim Jit Fong is bilingual and speaks English and Mandarin.

After completing his Advanced Specialty Training in General Surgery in 2003, Dr Lim Jit Fong was conferred an SGH Fellowship to further his training in the management of functional defecatory disorders and minimally invasive colorectal surgery at the Royal Melbourne ... See more [ + ]Hospital. Upon returning from Australia, Dr Lim Jit Fong worked as a consultant in the Department of Colorectal Surgery, SGH.

Dr Lim Jit Fong has a special interest in the treatment of colorectal diseases. The conditions that the clinic manages include colonic conditions (like colorectal cancer, diverticular disease, and inflammatory bowel disease), perianal conditions (like hemorrhoids, abscess, fistula and fissure) as well as functional bowel disorders (like constipation, obstructed defecation syndrome and fecal incontinence).

He has performed hundreds of laparoscopic colorectal operations and has lectured as well as conducted workshops about laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery at various local and international meetings. Dr Lim Jit Fong has also proctored many colorectal surgeons in Singapore in minimally invasive cancer surgery as well as other colorectal surgery operations through the years.

Dr Lim Jit Fong has authored numerous scientific research articles in various colorectal surgery topics and these have been published in various peer-reviewed medical journals worldwide. He has also held several appointments concurrently in SGH for clinical research and medical education.

Dr Lim Jit Fong serves on the editorial board and regularly reviews research publications for several peer-reviewed journals. He is also a member of the Singapore Medical Association, Continence Society of Singapore and Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore), having served on the executive committee for several terms. Currently, Dr. Lim is the Honorary Secretary of the Society for Continence, Singapore and heads its Bowel Continence Workgroup. He is also an executive committee member of the Chapter of General Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Singapore and Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore).

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin


National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine
See more [ + ] Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
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Awards and Publications

Service with a Heart Award, SGH (June 2003)
Service with a Heart Award, SGH (Mar 2006)
Reviewer with Distinction 2006, Singapore Medical Journal
Service with a Heart Award, SGH (Oct 2007)
Reviewer with Distinction 2007, Singapore Medical Journal
Service with a Heart Award, SGH (June 2008)
Reviewer with Distinction 2008, Singapore Medical Journal
Service with a Heart Award, SGH (Feb 2010)
Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2010 (Star Category)

Professional Positions and Memberships

Executive Committee Member, Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore), 2005-2007, 2010
Director, Clinical Research, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2005-2009
Coordinator of Medical Education, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2005-2009
See more [ + ] Director, Anorectal Physiology and Ultrasound Laboratory, Singapore General Hospital, 2007-2011
Director, Pelvic Floor Disorder Service, Singapore General Hospital, 2008-2011
Visiting Consultant, Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 2005-2011
Visiting Consultant, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital
Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate School of Medicine, Singapore
Editorial Board Member, Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology and Haematology
Editorial Board Member, European Journal of Clinical and Medical Oncology

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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