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Dr. Kieron Lim Boon Leng

Dr. Kieron Lim Boon Leng

Designation: Senior Consultant

Specialization:
Gastroenterology

Language spoken: English, Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Hokkien

Hospital Affiliation:
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital


Clinic Address:
Kieron Lim Gastroenterology
3 Mount Elizabeth #10-02 Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Singapore 228510

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Sat: 09:00AM - 01:00PM

Tel: 68360080

Fax: 68360090


Dr Kieron Lim is a senior consultant specialising in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He has extensive experience in caring for patients with conditions related to the esophagus, stomach, colon, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. His special interests include assessment and treatment of liver fibrosis, liver cirrhosis and its complications, viral hepatitis B and C, fatty liver disease, liver cancer, and colon cancer. Dr Lim also has wide experience in endoscopic procedures. These include diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD), endoscopic treatment of bleeding peptic ulcers, and treatment of esophageal and gastric varices, colonoscopy, and polypectomy. Dr Lim also performs capsule endoscopy and liver transient elastography (FibroScan).

Prior to setting up his specialist clinic at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Dr Lim was Head of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Hospital (NUH), and Medical Director for liver transplantation at the National University Centre for Organ Transplantation. He was assistant professor at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and honorary adjunct assistant professor at the Division of Liver Diseases, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, USA. Dr Lim is currently a visiting consultant at NUH where he continues to be involved in postgraduate education and training of future specialists.

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 before returning to Singapore. He undertook his fellowship training in advanced liver disease and liver transplantation at the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, USA.

Professional Positions and Memberships:
Professional Societies

Member, Gastroenterological Society of Singapore
Member, Society of Transplantation Singapore
Founding Member, Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association of Singapore
Scientific committee member, Asia Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Association
Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Member, American Gastroenterological Association
Member, International Liver Transplantation Society
Member, Singapore Medical Association

Education:
Academic Qualifications

MBBS, University of London
Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Fellow, Academy of Medicine (Gastroenterology) Singapore
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)

Board Certifications:
Academic Qualifications

MBBS, University of London
Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Fellow, Academy of Medicine (Gastroenterology) Singapore
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)

Awards and Publications
Predictors of Non-adherence to Immunosuppressive Therapy in Asian Liver Transplant Recipients
Transplantation Proc. 2017; 49(6):1419-24

Management of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the Asia-Pacific Region: An Update.
Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jan;2(1):52-62.

Current role of selective internal radiation with yttrium-90 in liver tumors.
Future Oncol 2016, Mar 23 May;12(9):1193-204.

Metabolic Syndrome after Liver Transplantation in an Asian Population
HPB 2015 Aug;17(8):713-22

Utility of the low-accelerating-dose regimen in 182 liver recipients with recurrent hepatitis C virus
World J Gastroenterol 2015 May 28;21(20):6236-45

Long-term outcome after Liver Transplantation
Mt Sinai J Med. 2012 Mar-Apr;79(2):169-89

Still Disease and the Liver: An underappreciated association
Gastroenterol & Hepatol (NY) 2011 Dec; 7(12): 844-846

A rare case of upper GI bleeding: esophageal rupture associated with thoracic aortic aneurysm
Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jan;67(1):151-2.

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