Dr. Lim Beng Hai is a US fellowship-trained senior consultant hand surgeon with over 30 years of practice experience. His areas of interests lie in wrist and joint instability as well as flexor tendon repairs.
He completed his MBBS (1985) and Master of Medicine in Surgery (1991) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1991) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997).
He also completed his fellowship in hand and reconstructive microsurgery at Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery before he was awarded senior fellowship in hand surgery by the University of Louisville Hospitals (1995-1996).
Upon his return to Singapore, he joined Singapore General Hospital as a consultant hand surgeon and the National University Hospital as head of hand and reconstructive microsurgery department.
While working at NUH, he set up the hospital’s microsurgical training laboratory, initiated the joint training programme in microsurgery with Aesculap Academy (2003), and set up the STAR (Skills, Training, and Research) laboratory in 2003.
Dr. Lim has written extensively about his innovative surgical techniques, some of which were cited in reputable hand surgery journals, including Atlas of Hand Clinics, Green’s Operative Hand Surgery, and Grabbs Encyclopedia for Flap Surgery.
Dr. Lim is now in private practice. His clinic, the Centre for Hand and Reconstructive MicroSurgery (CHARMS) is conveniently located at three major hospitals in Singapore, namely Paragon Medical Suites, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, and Gleneagles Medical Centre.
CHARMS Centre for Hand and Reconstructive MicroSurgery Mount Elizabeth['General surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery', 'Orthopaedic hand surgery'] in SingaporeView full profile
CHARMS at Mt Elizabeth Orchard prioritizes its patients’ well-being. With a deeper understanding of the major role that the hands play in the lives of patients, the centre strives to provide quick solutions and speedy recovery so patients are able to go back to their normal activities. Restoration of hand function and preservation of the quality of life are the centre’s primary goals. CHARMS provides specialist hand treatment for arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, congenital hand abnormalities, nerve injuries, and hand fractures and injuries, among others. CHARMS is a one-stop centre that provides all treatment modalities for hand and wrist injuries and conditions. The centre was founded in 2004 by Dr. Lim Beng Hai, a hand specialist with over 17 years of clinical experience. It is the first hand centre in private practice in Singapore and was established seven years after hand surgery was first recognized as a specialty by the Academy of Medicine Singapore. CHARMS is dedicated to the practice of hand and reconstructive microsurgery with a special interest in the treatment of sports-related wrist injuries, wrist arthritis, and distal radius.
Centre for Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery Paragon['General surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery', 'Orthopaedic hand surgery'] in SingaporeView full profile
CHARMS at Paragon Medical Suites provides comprehensive treatment for all known hand conditions and injuries. The most common hand conditions treated are Trigger Finger, [Carpal Tunnel Syndrome](http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/carpal-tunnel-syndrome), Ganglion Cyst, and DeQuervain’s Tendovaginitis. Established in April 2004, it is now recognized as the leading hand specialist centre in Singapore that serves both local and international patients. The clinic prioritizes the well-being of its patients. Its goal is to institute the correct treatment to enable patients to return to work at the earliest time. The centre prides itself for consistently achieving swift recovery time for patients, allowing them to resume their regular activities and minimizing disruptions in their personal and professional lives. CHARMS is fully equipped to provide a wide range of treatment options including surgery, medication, splints, pain-relief injections, and hand therapy. It is well-equipped with world-class and technologically-advanced surgical tools and instruments to ensure the best outcomes for patients. The clinic’s purposefully-designed interior provides patients with a relaxing and comfortable experience. The CHARMS team of doctors and staff are friendly, accommodating, and committed to providing an exceptional patient experience. CHARMS was founded by Dr. Lim Beng Hai, a renowned hand specialist in both the medical and academic fields. He boasts 17 years of clinical experience and an extensive educational and training background. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and Master of Medicine degrees and has completed his fellowship in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery at the Christine Kleinert Institute (USA) of Hand and Microsurgery. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and Academy of Medicine (Singapore).
CHARMS Centre for Hand and Reconstructive MicroSurgery Gleneagles['General surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery', 'Orthopaedic hand surgery'] in SingaporeView full profile
The Centre for Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery (CHARMS) offers comprehensive and expert treatment for all hand conditions, including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, hand fractures, and wrist pain and injuries. Established in 2004, the clinic's goal is to become the centre of excellence in hand and reconstructive microsurgery in Singapore and the region. Using the latest in evidence-based medicine and up-to-date surgical techniques, the clinic aims to provide caring and personalised care as well as excellent clinical outcomes. The clinic was founded by Dr. Lim Beng Hai, a renowned hand specialist with decades of practice experience. He graduated from the National University of Singapore where he completed his medical degree as well as his Master of Medicine in Surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (General Surgery) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery). He completed his fellowship in hand and reconstructive microsurgery at Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery (USA, 1994) and his senior fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Louisville Hospital (USA, 1995-1996). Prior to going into private practice, he served as consultant hand surgeon at the Singapore General Hospital and chief of the National University Hospital’s department of hand and reconstructive microsurgery. Clinic Highlights * Arthritis * Carpal tunnel syndrome * Congenital hand abnormalities * De Quervain's tenosynovitis * Ganglion cyst * Hand fractures * Hand injuries * Nerve injuries * Replantation surgery * Trigger finger * Tumours and cysts * Wrist pain and injuries