Dr. Robert Lim

Medical Oncology

Credentials MBChB (Edin), Diplomate ABIM (Internal Med, Medical Oncology, Hematology), FRCP (Edin)
Language English, Mandarin Chinese
Background

Dr Robert Lim is a graduate of both the University of St Andrews and University of Edinburgh.  He completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine followed by Hematology and Medical Oncology at The New York Hospital – Cornell University Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  In addition to his American Board certifications in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Dr Lim is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh.

He has over 20 years experience in treating cancers.  In particular, he has established his expertise in gastrointestinal, liver, biliary and pancreatic cancers, also co-authoring various pivotal major studies in colon cancer and pancreatic cancer that have influenced clinical practice.  Dr Lim has previously served as the Head of the Department of Haematology-Oncology at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore and also as an Associate Director of the Cancer Institute.  During his tenure, he led the department to the forefront of research focusing on developing new drug treatments and improving our understanding of the unique problem for Asians with cancer