Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
24 years of experience


Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Consultation Fee

Between $140-$180

Clinical Interest

Gynaecological Oncology


MBBS (S’pore), FRCOG (London), FAMS (O&G)

What I do

Dr Timothy Lim provides services such as: 
* Treatment of Gynaecological cancers
* Colposcopy and management of abnormal pap smears
* Antenatal care and management of pregnancy delivery
* Management of Menstrual disorders
See more [ + ]* Laparoscopy and hysteroscopy surgery
* Management of vulvar or vaginal disorders
* Management of fibroids and endometriosis
* Treatment for ovarian cysts
* Treatment of Vaginal discharge
* General gynaecological screening

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Clinic Locations

Timothy Lim Clinic for Women & Cancer Surgery

Mt Alvernia Hospital 
820 Thomson Rd, Block A, #01-03
Singapore, 574623

Please call the clinic at 6261 3348 to make an appointment 

Professional Statement

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei is a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with a special interest in the management of gynaecological cancers. Though his key interests are in laparoscopic surgery, complex pelvic surgery and the prevention and treatment of gynaecological cancers, he also provides antenatal care to expectant mothers and manages a wide range of gynaecological conditions including endometriosis, fibroids and ovarian cysts.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998 and obtained his post-graduate qualifications in O&G from the Royal College of O&G, London in 2003. He started his gynaecological oncology fellowship training ... See more [ + ]in the Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH under A/Prof Philip Yam in 2006 and was awarded the prestigious Health Manpower Development Programme of MOH(HMDP) award to train in minimally invasive gynaecological cancer surgery in France under the tutelage of the famous Prof Denis Querleu in 2008. He has also obtained the Masters in Law (LLM) in Medical Law and Ethics at the University of Edinburgh in 2016.

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei was the Head and Senior Consultant Gynaecologist of the Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH from 2014 to 2019 as well as the Deputy Chairman of the Division of O&G, KKH from October 2015 to 2019. He was instrumental in developing minimally invasive gynae-cancer surgery to be a standard of care in KKH as well as starting the ICG-NIR sentinel lymph node biopsy services for endometrial cancers since 2016. He performed the first laparoscopic Wertheim’s radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer in 2009, a series of fertility sparing abdominal radical trachelectomy for early cervical cancer in KKH since 2011 as well as the first ICG- NIR sentinel lymph node biopsy for early endometrial cancer in Dec 2015. He also introduced digital colposcopy services in the management of preinvasive diseases in the colposcopy suites, KKH in 2016.

He was also the Academic Vice-Chair of Research in the Singhealth O&G Academic Clinical Program (ACP) from April 2018 to 2019. As a clinical researcher, he has authored and co-authored more than 40 peer reviewed papers. He was also the principal investigator in several multicentre HPV vaccine clinical trials as well as co-investigator in several multicentre chemotherapy trials in KK hospital. He sits in the editorial board of the World Journal of Clinical Cases and Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment (JCMT) and is an associate editor of the Singapore Journal of O&G. His main research interests are in cancers of the genital tract as well as complex pelvic surgery including advanced laparoscopic and robotic cancer surgery.

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei is dedicated to medical education to both undergraduates and O&G residents. He was an adjunct Associate Professor at the YLL Medical School, National University of Singapore, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore and the LKC School of Medicine, Singapore from 2017 to 2019. He was a Physician Faculty member of the Singhealth O&G Residency Program from 2012 to 2019 and was the course director of the colposcopy and management of preinvasive diseases program in the Singhealth O&G ACP from 2016 to 2019. He is also an assessor and co-ordinator for the in Hospital clinical training modules for colposcopy, NUS as well as a member of the JCST O&G examination committee since 2016.

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei has a strong passion in public education especially in the prevention and treatment of gynaecological cancers and has helped organise numerous public health talks and activities for the last decade. He has been a volunteer doctor in the Singapore Cancer Society for many years and is the Chairman of the Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness committee in SCS since 2014. He also dedicates his time to professional education by serving in the councils of the O&G Society of Singapore (OGSS) and Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology of Singapore (SCCPS) for the last 10 years. He is the current Honorary President of the both societies since March 2019. He was the local organising chairman of the RCOG World Congress in March 2018 held at Suntec Convention Centre. He also served as the section head for gynaecologic oncology in the College of O&G Singapore from 2016 to 2019.

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Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, Mandarin


* MBBS (National University of Singapore)
See more [ + ]* MRCOG (Royal College of O&G, London)
* LLM (Medial Law & Ethics, Edinburgh)

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Awards and Publications

Dr Timothy Lim Yong Kuei has won numerous awards including the best clinical teacher award (NUS) in 2007, Service with a Heart awards, Singheath service quality (Star) award in 2011 & 2018, NUS commendation award (role model) in 2013 & 2014, Outstanding faculty award in Singhealth O&G residency program 2014, 2015,2016 and 2018 as well as the best scientific abstract award (Gynaecologic Oncology) at the 10th RCOG international Scientific Congress in 2012 and the Best Video presentation award at the 10th Singapore O&G Congress 2015.

Dr Timothy Lim also has numerous Publications such as: 
* Lim Yong Kuei, Tony Tan, Brenda Low, John Tee TOP Urine Pregnancy Test – Is It Useful As A Strategy to Detect Failed Induced Abortion Singapore Journal of O&G 2003; na:NA-N.A. (Article; Published in Print)
* Lim Yong Kuei, Kang Wee, Caesarean Section Audit in GOG Dept., Singapore Journal of O&G 2003; na:NA-N.A. (Article; Published in Print)
more : https://65doctor.com/publications-of-dr-timothy-lim

Professional Positions and Memberships

1)       Current President of the O&G Society of Singapore (2019-present)
2)       Current President of the Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology of Singapore (2019- present)
3)       Previous Head of Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH  (2014 to 2019)
See more [ + ]4)       Deputy Chairman, Division of O&G, KKH (2015 to 2019)
5)       Deputy Vice-Chair of Research, Singhealth O&G Academic Clinical Program  (2016 to 2018)
6)       Vice Chair of Research, Singhealth O&G Academic Clinical Program (2018-2019)
7)       Visiting Specialist, Dept of Gynaecoloigcal Oncology , KKH (2019-present)
8)       Deputy Head of Dept of Gynaecological Oncology,KKH (2013 -2014)
9)       Associate Professor (Adj), YLL School of Medicine, NUS  (2017 -2019)
10)   Associate Professor (Adj), Duke-NUS Medical School (2017-2019)
11)   Associate Professor (Adj), Lee Kong Chien Medical School,NTU (2017-2019)
12)   Assistant Professor (Adj), YLL School of Medicine, NUS (2011 – 2016)
13)   Assistant Professor (Adj), Duke-NUS Medical School (2011-2016)
14)   Senior Consultant Gynaecologist, KKH (2013-2019)
15)   Council member of OGSS (2009- present)
16)   Council member of SCCPS (2010-present)
17)   Associate member of European Society of Gynaecological Oncology
18)   Member of the Asian Society of Gynaecological Oncology
19)   Committee member of Cervical Screen Singapore, Health Promotion Board 2012-2019
20)   Co-chair, Cervical screen implementation subcommittee, HPB 2017-2018
21)   Committee member, VDO Hysterectomy committee, Ministry of Health 2017-2019
22)    Chair of the Women’s Gynaecological cancer Awareness committee, Singapore Cancer Society (2014 – present) 

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Accredited Hospitals

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

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Insurances Accepted