Dr Lim Lian Arn

Orthopaedic Surgeon
32 years of experience


Orthopaedic surgery


MBBS, FRCS, Fellow of Mayo Clinic USA

What I do

Dr Lim Lian Arn provides clinical services in areas such as:
- Knee replacement
- Hip replacement
- Knee arthroscopy
- ACL reconstruction
See more [ + ]- Hip resurfacing
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Clinic Locations

Alpha Joints & Orthopaedics
Gleneagles Medical Centre #02-20
6 Napier Road, S 258499

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Professional Statement

Dr Lim Lian Arn is currently an orthopaedic surgeon at Gleneagles Hospital Singapore, with a special interest in knee and hip replacement and knee ligament reconstruction surgery.

Dr Lim completed advanced training in joint replacement at the Mayo Clinic in 1998, focusing on primary and secondary knee and hip replacement surgery. He is experienced in minimally invasive, computer-assisted, robot assisted and partial knee replacements. He also performs minimally invasive and ceramic hip replacement surgery as well as hip resurfacing for hip arthritis using the Birmingham Hip.

An avid marathon runner himself, Dr Lim has a personal ... See more [ + ]interest in sports injuries of the knees and shoulders and performs keyhole arthroscopic surgery as well as cartilage transplantation surgery for ligament and cartilage injury.

Conditions he treats include ankle instability, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, carpal tunnel syndrome, hallux valgus, hip arthritis, knee arthritis, meniscal tears, osteoporosis, prolapsed intervertebral discs, recurrent shoulder dislocation, rotator cuff tears, shoulder impingement, trigger finger and wrist fractures.

As part of his work Dr Lim travels annually to Yunnan in China to perform orthopaedic surgeries for minority tribal people. Dr Lim also visits Indonesia often to informally follow up with his patients in their hometowns. During the course of his work Dr Lim has picked up Bahasa Indonesia which he uses to converse with his patients.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin


National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Ministry of Health’s HMDP Scholarship for training at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

Professional Positions and Memberships

Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow
Special Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

Accredited Hospitals

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

Parkway Shenton
Cigna / IXChange