Dr. Dennis Lim Teck Hock

General Surgery

Credentials MBBS (Singapore) 1987, M.Med (Gen Surg) (Singapore), FRCSEd (Gen Surg) 1992, FRCS (Gen Surg) (Glasg) 1992, FAMS (Gen Surg)
Language English, Mandarin Chinese

Dr Dennis Lim is a general surgeon with a subspecialty expertise in head and neck surgery and surgical oncology. He graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1987 and attained his surgical Fellowships in Royal College of Edinburgh and Royal College of Glasgow in 1992. In the same year, he attained his Master of Medicine in Surgery (NUS). During this period, he trained under two esteemed Professors of Surgery, Professor Abu Rauff and Professor Rajmohan Nambiar. From them, Dr Lim learnt the humility and the humanity of Surgery and that have since stayed with him.

For the next five years, Dr Lim was steered towards Head & Neck Surgery by Professor K. C. Soo and in 1997, he had the opportunity to spend two years in a Fellowship program in the Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Centre, an international medical centre of excellence in New York. During his time there, Dr Lim had the opportunity to hone his skills under Drs. Jatin Shah, Elliot Strong, Ronald Spiro and Ashok Shaha, who are all renowned specialists in the field of head and neck surgery.

Prior to establishing his private practice in Mt Elizabeth Hospital, Dr Lim was formerly Consultant Surgical Oncologist and General Surgeon in National Cancer Centre and Singapore General Hospital respectively.

Appointments and Teaching:
  • Senior Consultant Surgeon in the Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, Singapore (2003-2009)
  • Visiting Senior Consultant Surgeon in the Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital from (2003-2009)
  • Examiner and Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore(2003-2009)
  • Examiner and Lecturer, Department of Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore (2003-2009)