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Dr. Lim Lian Arn

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Dr. Lim Lian Arn is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and the medical director of Alpha Joints & Orthopaedics at Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore. 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.

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.

Dr. Lim is a former consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Raffles Orthopaedic Centre.

  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1989
Medical training
  • Fellowship in adult reconstructive orthopaedic surgery, Mayo Clinic, 1998
  • Internship in internal medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 1990
  • Residency in orthopaedic surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1997
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 1993
Professional Memberships
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Singapore Medical Council
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Mandarin
Affiliated Hospital
    Gleneagles Medical Centre (Singapore)
Alpha Joints & Orthopaedics
Alpha Joints & Orthopaedics['Adult reconstructive orthopaedic surgery', 'Internal medicine', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in Singapore
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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.

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