Dr Lim Yi-Jia
Dr Lim Yi-Jia
Dr Lim Yi-Jia is an established Consultant Orthopaedic and Upper Limb surgeon who has experience in General Orthopaedic and Orthopaedic Trauma surgery. Dr Lim has had a special interest in Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand surgery for more than 10 years, and he performs procedures including arthroscopy, joint replacement, trauma surgery and reconstructive surgery of these regions. He has also a particular interest in the treatment of diabetic foot problems, which is extremely common in Singapore and South-East Asia. As an Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Lim has also helped many patients with fractures, ligamentous and muscle injuries sustained in sports and motor vehicle accidents.
Dr Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998, and completed his post-graduate Orthopaedic specialty training in early 2008. He underwent further subspecialty fellowship training to enhance and develop his interest in Upper Limb Surgery with internationally reknown surgeons who have had extensive experience in surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. Specifically, he spent time training in 2010 at the Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow Centre, as well as with the Victorian Hand Associates in St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
Dr Lim has had a proven track record in Orthopaedic research, and has published in local and internationl journals. He has presented multiple research studies in Singapore and overseas. He is also actively involved in conducting and teaching local and overseas courses focusing on Upper trauma and reconstruction.
Prior to his move into private practice, Dr Lim was the Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Service in Changi General Hospital, where he has received multiple awards for the quality of patient care rendered. He continues to be active in training surgeons locally and overseas.
In 2014 and 2015, Dr Lim was the Chief Tournament Physician for the WTA Finals that was held in Singapore. He was involved in organizing and co-ordinating the care of the top women’s tennis players who were in Singapore to participate in this prestigious end-of-circuit event.