Alpha Joints & Orthopaedics is a specialist clinic located at Gleneagles Hospital, a Joint Commission International and International Standards Organisation (ISO)-accredited hospital that features world-class medical facilities, advanced imaging centre and surgical technologies, and state-of-the-art operation theatres to which Dr. Lim Lian Arn has access to, allowing him to provide comprehensive and advanced diagnostics and treatment for his patients.
Alpha Joints & Orthopaedics specializes in trauma, osteoporosis, adult reconstruction, revision joint surgery, osteotomies, and knee, hip, elbow, and shoulder replacement. It also handles arthroscopic and sports surgery as well as foot, ankle, and spinal problems and damaged shoulder rotator cuff and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Dr. Lim Lian Arn has over 21 years of experience. He holds an MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeon in the United Kingdom. He completed his fellowship training in adult reconstruction at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester in the United States in 1998. He is committed to excellence and helping patients make well-informed and timely decisions about their orthopaedic problems. He takes the time to explain their conditions and formulate individualized orthopaedic solutions using the most advanced technologies and industry-approved materials. To further improve patient outcomes, Dr. Lim partners with other medical professionals such as radiologists and physiotherapists who offer supporting services such as therapies and same-day imaging.
<p>Dr. Lim Lian Arn is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and the medical director of Alpha Joints & Orthopaedics at Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore. He has more than 20 years of practice experience. He is a former consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Raffles Orthopaedic Centre. </p> <p>His main services are primary and partial knee replacement, primary hip replacement, and revision knee and hip replacements. He also often performs ligament and soft tissue surgery for the knee and shoulder, including arthroscopic meniscal surgery, ACL reconstruction, and shoulder rotator cuff and Bankart repairs. Dr. Lim is also experienced in the management of general orthopaedic conditions and orthopaedic trauma. </p> <p>He treats and manages patients with bursitis of hip, congenital knee joint deformity, developmental dysplasia of the hip, fracture, hip arthritis, hip dislocation, knee collateral ligament injury, patellar chondromalacia, ulnar collateral ligament sprain, and snapping hip, among others. </p> <p>He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) at the National University of Singapore in 1986. After he was conferred Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS) in 1992, he pursued his one-year hands-on surgical fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic in the United States. His fellowship focused on primary and revision knee and hip replacement surgery. </p> <p>Dr. Lim is a member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedics Sports Medicine (USA) and Singapore Medical Council.</p>