MBBS (Singapore), M Med (Surgery), FRCS (Edin), FAMS, Grad Dip Acupuncture
As our senior consultant, Dr. Lim has a special interest in breast surgery and manages both benign and malignant breast conditions. Prior to joining Solis, Dr. Lim was practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, Singapore.
At the National University of Singapore (NUS), Dr. Lim obtained both her medical degree and Masters of Medicine (Surgery). Following that, she completed her advanced specialist training in General Surgery and was recognised as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2011.
In 2013, Dr. Lim was awarded the Human Manpower Development Programme scholarship and completed her subspecialty training at the Center for Breast Cancer, National Cancer Center, Korea.
Over the course of this one-year fellowship training in Korea, Dr. Lim learned the latest advancements in breast cancer management, as well as Breast Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Lim is one of the few breast surgeons in Singapore who is trained in Breast Oncoplastic Surgery, which combines breast cancer tumour removal and plastic surgery techniques to maintain the aesthetic outcome of the breast.
Going above and beyond, Dr. Lim has done observerships at world-renowned hospitals in Korea and Japan (Yonsei Severance Hospital, Kameda Medical Center, Nakagami Hospital) to further her skills in minimally invasive breast surgery, and partial and full breast reconstruction.
Never settling, Dr. Lim is a passionate advocate for medical work in developing countries. She has participated in many medical missions throughout her career and remains active in providing medical care in the region.
Dr. Lim is also actively involved in research, and her work has been presented at international conferences and published in multiple medical journals.
Imaging features of steatocystoma multiplex- back to basics 2021 Apr;27 (4):389-390
Niketa Chotai, Siew Kuan Lim
Granulomatous Mastitis and Factors Associated with Recurrence: An 11-Year Single-Centre Study of 113 Patients in Singapore. World J Surg. 2019 May 2.
Tan QT, Tay SP, Gudi MA, Nadkarni NV, Lim SH, Chuwa EWL.
Impact of Molecular Subtype Conversion of Breast Cancers after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy on Clinical Outcome 2016 Jan;48(1):133-41
Siew Kuan Lim, Moo Hyun Lee, In Hae Park, Ji Young You, Byung-Ho Nam, Byeong Nam Kim, Jungsil Ro, Keun Seok Lee, So-Youn Jung, Young Mee Kwon, Eun Sook Lee
A Survey on Singaporean Women’s Knowledge, Perception and Practices of Mammogram Screening 2015 Sep; 44(9):317-25
Siew Kuan Lim, Xin Ling Teo, Jia Lin Ng, Fay X Li, Su Ming Tan
Low-grade adenosquamous carcinoma of the breast: A diagnostic and clinical challenge. Int J Surg. 2015 Jul;19:22-6.
Tan QT, Chuwa EW, Chew SH, Lim-Tan SK, Lim SH.