Dr Lim Yi-Jia

Orthopaedic Surgeon
23 years of experience


Orthopaedic Surgery


MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho)

What I do

Dr Lim Yi-Jia provides clinical services such as:
- Shoulder stabilization surgery for instability (shoulder dislocation)
- Rotator cuff surgery of the shoulder
- Shoulder replacement surgery
- Shoulder arthrodesis (fusion)
See more [ + ]- Acromio-clavicularjoint surgery for osteoarthritis and instability
- Treatment of fractures around the shoulder region, including the scapular (shoulder blade)
- Elbow stabilization for acute and chronic instability (elbow dislocation)
- Elbow replacement surgery
- Elbow arthroscopy
- Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow treatment, including surgery
- Ulnar nerve release and related surgery for entrapment syndrome
- Complex elbow trauma surgery
- Post-traumatic wrist reconstruction (Joint replacement surgery, joint fusion surgery, tendon transfers)
- Wrist arthroscopy
- Arthroscopic and open carpal tunnel release
- Acute trauma surgery of the hand and wrist (Fractures, nerve and artery injuries)
- Prolapse intervertebral disc surgery
- Hip fracture surgery (surgical fixation or hip replacement surgery, depending on the fracture type)
- Knee replacement surgery
- Arthroscopic knee surgery (arthroscopic debridement of torn menisci and removal of loose bodies, arthroscopic microfracture of focal areas of joint degeneration, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, and meniscal repair)
- Complex fractures of the knee (tibial plateau and femoral condyle fractures)
- Ankle instability surgery
- Ankle arthroscopy
- Surgery for Hallux Valgus (Bunions)
- Diabetic foot surgery
- Surgery for complex injuries of the foot and ankle (tibial plafond, calcaneal fractures, Lis-franc fracture-dislocation)

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Clinic Locations

Ortholimb Bone and Joint Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre #07-19
6 Napier Road, S 258499

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Professional Statement

Dr Lim Yi-Jia is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Ortholimb Bone and Joint Surgery Pte Ltd in Gleneagles Medical Centre.

He completed his MBBS in 1998 at the National University of Singapore and FRCSEd (Ortho) in 2008 at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK.

Dr Lim May Li is a multilingual and speaks several languages such as English, Mandarin, Cantonese and French. His works involves such as shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, spine, hip, knee, foot and ankle surgery.

During the years he was Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Service in Changi General Hospital, ... See more [ + ]Dr Lim Yi-Jia spearheaded the professional development and training of junior and senior doctors in procedures including arthroscopy, joint replacement, trauma surgery and reconstructive surgery of the upper limb. He is also highly sought-after by regional doctors desiring to learn advanced techniques in upper limb surgery and reconstruction.

Besides his subspecialty training, Dr Lim Yi-Jia is an experienced surgeon in the management of patients with knee, foot and ankle problems.  He has also treated many patient with upper and lower limb trauma, including fractures, ligamentous and muscle injuries sustained in sports and motor vehicle accidents.

Dr Lim Yi-Jia is actively involved in research.  He has been published in both local and international orthopaedic journals and has been invited to present his multiple research studies in worldwide conferences.

Patient-centric medical practice has always been Dr Lim Yi-Jia’s passion and calling. He has won multiple service awards during his tenure in public service. He was the recipient of the Singhealth Star Award in 2012. In 2014, Dr Lim Yi-Jia was the Chief Tournament Physician in the Women Tennis Association’s Finals held in Singapore.

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Languages Spoken

English, French, Cantonese, Mandarin


National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine 1998

Awards and Publications

Recipient of the Singhealth Star Award in 2012

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Service in Changi General Hospital

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