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Dr Tan Jee Lim

  • JL Sports Medicine & Surgery


    6 Napier Road #05-08
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

    6476 8901
  • Specialty

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
    • Diploma in Sports Medicine, Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore
    • Fellow of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Languages Spoken

    • English


  • Dr Tan Jee Lim is a orthopaedic surgeon practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. His clinical interests include anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery, arthroscopy, cartilage and ligament reconstruction, hip scope and meniscus repair surgery.
  • Dr Tan completed his fellowship in sports orthopaedics at the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic in Canada in 1999 and was admitted as a fellow of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Prior to leaving for private practice at Gleneagles Hospital, he started and headed the Changi Sports Medicine Centre.
  • Dr Tan was appointed as the director of the Singapore Soft Tissue Engineering Project in 2002 by the Ministry of Health in Singapore to study the clinical application of cartilage transplant and meniscal transplant. As director, he carried out the first successful meniscus transplant in Southeast Asia using cadaveric allograft and was instrumental in the clinical application of cartilage transplantation.
  • Dr Tan started the Changi Skills Training Laboratory and was the course chairman of the first cartilage transplant course in Southeast Asia. He was a clinical lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore and won the Changi General Hospital Best Teacher in 2003 for his contribution to undergraduate and post-graduate teaching.
  • Besides involvement in clinical works, Dr Tan is also active in the local sports scene. He was a member of the Medical Committee of the Football Association in Singapore and is a member of the Medical Committee of the Outward Bound School in Singapore. In addition, he is a visiting consultant to Singapore Sports Council and Changi General Hospital.
  • Dr Tan is also a member of the Sports Medicine Accreditation Committee and Joint Commission Specialist Training and was a member of the Specialty Board, Chapter of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Academy of Medicine Singapore. He was the former president of the Sports Medicine Association of Singapore and served as the team physician to the Singapore national soccer team.

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