Dr. Kieron LIM

image002  Dr. Kieron LIM
MBBS (London), FRCP (Edin), FAMS (Gastroenterology)
Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation
National University Hospital

Dr Kieron Lim is currently the Head & Senior Consultant of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, and  medical  director  for  liver  transplantation  at  the  National  University  Centre  for  Organ  Transplantation  (NUCOT),  National University Hospital  Singapore.   He is assistant  professor at  Yong  Loo Lin  School of  Medicine,  National  University  of  Singapore  and  also  holds  an  adjunct appointment  as  assistant  professor  and  faculty  at  the  division  of  liver  diseases, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, USA.

Dr Lim graduated from St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine (UK), and worked at the Liver Unit at The Royal Free Hospital (London) before returning to Singapore. He undertook  his  fellowship  training  in  transplant hepatology  at  the  Recanati  /  Miller  Transplantation  Institute,  Ichan  School  of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, USA.

His special interests include liver transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma and viral hepatitis. He is the principal investigator for ongoing clinical studies in the field of Liver Transplantation, Immunosuppression and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. He is a reviewer for peer review  journals  Transplantation, Clinical Transplantation,  World  Jounrnal  of  Gastroenterology,  Hepatobiliary  &  Pancreatic Diseases,  Journal  of  Thrombosis  and  Haemostasis,  and  the  Singapore  Medical Journal.

Dr  Lim has  been  appointed  to  serve  on  the  liver  subcommittee  of  the  National Organ Transplant Unit  of  Singapore,  the  medical  devices advisory committee  of the  Health  Science  Authority of  Singapore,  and  the  pharmacy  and  therapeutics committee  at  the  National  University  Hospital.    Dr  Lim  chairs  the  hepatology special interest group of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore (GESS).  Dr Lim also  serves on the national  gastroenterology residents  advisory committee, and  is  the  associate  program director  of  the  gastroenterology  senior  residency program.    He  is  actively  involved  in  both  undergraduate  &  postgraduate curriculum development and mentorship of fellows and junior faculty.