Dr Lim Siew Kuan is a consultant general surgeon, with a special interest in breast surgery. She manages both benign and malignant breast conditions. She is currently practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre.
Dr Lim graduated from National University of Singapore in 2002, and was granted Masters of Medicine (Surgery) by the same university in 2006. She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2011, after completing her advanced specialist training in General Surgery.
Dr Lim did her subspecialty training at the Center for Breast Cancer, National Cancer Center, Korea, after receiving the Human Manpower Development Programme scholarship in 2013. During this one-year fellowship training, she learned the latest advancements in breast cancer management, as well as Breast Oncoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr Lim is one of the few breast surgeons in Singapore who is trained in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, which maintains the aesthetic outcome of the breast. In addition, Dr Lim has also done observerships at several 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.
Dr Lim is actively involved in research, and her work has been presented at international conferences, and published in various medical journals.
An advocate for medical work in developing countries, Dr Lim has participated in many medical missions over the length of her career, and remains active in providing medical care in the region.