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Dr. Lim Ing Ruen

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Dr. Lim Ing Ruen is a senior consultant ear, nose, and throat (ENT) surgeon currently practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, a private hospital in Singapore accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) and certified by the International Standards Organisation (ISO).

Dr. Lim has over 20 years of experience specialising in the medical and surgical treatment of all known ENT conditions that affect both children and adults. She graduated from the National University of Singapore where she completed her MBBS degree and her six-year specialist training in otolaryngology. She then furthered her knowledge and completed her fellowship in otolaryngology at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (2000) and her Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP)-sponsored fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, USA (2003), where she completed a one-year hands-on training on advanced endoscopic sinus surgical techniques. She is the first Singaporean ENT surgeon to undergo such training in the United States under Dr. David W. Kennedy, one of the pioneers of endoscopic sinus surgery.

Dr. Lim is a fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS), Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow), and the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. She is also a member of the American Rhinologic Society and Singapore Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Prior to setting up her own clinic at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, she worked at Alexandra Hospital where she started an otorhinolaryngology and rhinology service. She was on the hospital’s operating room committee and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital’s planning committee.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1995
Medical training
  • Internship in internal medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 1996
  • Residency in otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, 1999
  • Residency in otolaryngology, Changi General Hospital, 2003
Certifications
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2000
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2002
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2005
Professional Memberships
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • Allergy and Clinical Immunology Society of Singapore
  • Singapore Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • Mandarin
Insurance
  • AXA
  • Fullerton Health
  • FWD
  • Alliance Healthcare
  • iXchange
Affiliated Hospital
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Clinics
Lim Ing Ruen Otorhinolaryngology
Lim Ing Ruen Otorhinolaryngology['Otolaryngology'] in Singapore
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Lim Ing Ruen ENT Clinic offers comprehensive medical and surgical care for all known ear, nose, and throat-related conditions ranging from hearing loss to cancer. It provides a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as nasal cancer screening, balloon sinuplasty, and endoscopic procedures, among others. The clinic, which features world-class technology and a relaxing environment, is located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, a Joint Commission International (JCI) and International Standards Organisation (ISO)-accredited medical facility in Singapore. The clinic is helmed by Dr. Lim Ing Ruen, a senior consultant ENT surgeon with over 20 years of experience. She is the first Singaporean ENT surgeon to undergo fellowship training in rhinology and advanced sinus surgery in the United States under Dr. David W. Kennedy, one of the pioneers of endoscopic sinus surgery. **Summary of Qualifications** * Bachelor of Science and Masters of Medicine, National University of Singapore (1995) * Basic and Advanced Surgical Training, Singapore * Masters in Surgery (Otorhinolaryngology), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (2000) * Rhinology Fellowship, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (2003-2004) * Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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