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Dr. Lim Kay Kiat

Dr. Lim Kay KiatVerified

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Dr. Lim Kay Kiat is an orthopaedic surgeon currently in private practice at Synergy Orthopaedic Group at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. He provides specialist orthopaedic care with a special focus on foot and ankle surgery. He is the former director of Changi General Hospital’s foot and ankle service and was a consultant to the hospital’s orthopaedic surgery department.

Dr. Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1996 with an MBBS degree. He then went on and pursued his postgraduate training in surgery and subsequently obtained his membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS) and Masters of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery (NUS). He was subsequently conferred Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) in 2006 and awarded the SingHealth Talent Development Fund. His scholarship allowed him to complete his foot and ankle clinical fellowship programme at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada.

While at Changi General Hospital, Dr. Lim played a key role in pioneering the use of maggot debridement therapy in treating patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers.

Dr. Lim’s research interests lie in foot and ankle disorders and gait. He has been involved in numerous multi-centre medical trials and many of his works have been published in peer-reviewed local and international scientific journals. Aside from his clinical practice, he also serves as a clinical tutor at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and clinical faculty for the SingHealth Orthopaedic Residency Programme.

  • Master of medicine, National University of Singapore, 2002
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1996
Medical training
  • Residency in general surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2002
  • Internship in internal medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 1997
  • Fellowship in orthopaedic surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2014
  • Residency in orthopaedic surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2004
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2001
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2006
Professional Memberships
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Languages spoken
  • English
  • FWD
  • Fullerton Health
Affiliated Hospital
Synergy Orthopaedic Group Mount Alvernia
Synergy Orthopaedic Group Mount Alvernia['General surgery', 'Foot and ankle surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in Singapore
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The Synergy Orthopaedic Group provides comprehensive musculoskeletal care – from diagnosis to rehabilitation – to both local and international patients. Its services are general orthopaedics (such as treatment of musculoskeletal pains, fractures, and dislocation), sports surgery, joint replacement, keyhole or minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery, and robotic joint replacement surgery. The clinic combines the expertise and years of experience of six orthopaedic surgeons (Dr. Chang Haw Chong, Dr. Lim Kay Kita, Dr. Teo Yee Sze, Dr. Teo Yee Hong, Dr. Lee Haw Chou, and Dr. Lim Mui Hong). They have subspecialty training and years of experience in keyhole surgery, running and cycling injuries, adult reconstructive trauma and surgery, stem cell therapy, and spinal diseases, among others.

Synergy Orthopaedic Group Novena
Synergy Orthopaedic Group Novena['General surgery', 'Foot and ankle surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in Singapore
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Synergy Orthopaedic Group combines the expertise of six orthopaedic surgeons under one roof. They specialise in foot and ankle injuries, sports surgery, adult reconstruction, hand and wrist surgery, spine surgery, and minimally invasive (arthroscopic) surgery. The clinic’s specialists have completed their medical degrees from the National University of Singapore and National University of Ireland. They are Fellows of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow and/or the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS). They also received their fellowship training abroad, including the University of Louisville in Kentucky (USA), Rorabeck Bourne Joint Replacement Clinic at the University of Western Ontario (Canada), and Warringal Hospital and The Park Clinic in Melbourne (Australia). The clinic’s orthopaedic surgeons have more than 80 years of combined specialist practice experience and have published in peer-reviewed journals, including the Arthroscopy Journal and the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Prior to going into private practice, they served as consultants and heads of orthopaedic departments at major hospitals in Singapore, including Changi General and Tan Tock Seng Hospitals.

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Language Spoken: English ,Hokkien ,Malay ,Mandarin
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Language Spoken: Hokkien ,Cantonese ,Mandarin ,Chinese (Simplified) ,English
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