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Dr Lim Jit Fong

Dr Lim Jit Fong
Dr Lim Jit Fong
  • Lim Jit Fong Colorectal Centre

    Address

    6 Napier Road #09-09
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

    Tel
    Fax
    6476 0183
  • Specialty

    • General Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • MBBS
    • FRCS (Glasgow)
    • FAMS (General Surgery)
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hokkien
    • Malay/Indonesian

Background

  • Dr. Lim graduated 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. After completing his Advanced Specialty Training in General Surgery in 2003, Dr. Lim was conferred a SGH Fellowship to further his training in management of functional defaecatory disorders and minimally invasive colorectal surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia. Upon returning from Australia in 2005, Dr. Lim worked as a consultant in the Department of Colorectal Surgery, SGH until leaving for private practice in 2011.
  • Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Lim was the Director of the Pelvic Floor Disorder Service, Anorectal Physiology and Ultrasound Laboratory, and Clinical Research in the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Singapore General Hospital. He also coordinated the Department of Colorectal Surgery’s Medical Education at the hospital. While running his practice, Dr. Lim is also a visiting consultant at the Department of General Surgery at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. Dr. Lim 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, Society for Continence Singapore (SFCS) and Society of Colorectal Surgeons Singapore(SCRS). Currently, Dr. Lim serves on the executive committee of both SFCS and SCRS.
  • Dr. Lim has a strong interest in minimally invasive colorectal surgery. He is adept at laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal surgery including single incision (single keyhole) colorectal surgery. He is also accredited to perform Robotic Colorectal Surgery. His other interests include Colorectal cancer management, haemorrhoids, fistula-in-ano, faecal Incontinence and dys-synergic defaecation.

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