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Dr Lim Chin Chin Vivien

Dr Lim Chin Chin Vivien
Dr Lim Chin Chin Vivien
  • Vivien Lim Endocrinology Specialist Centre

    Address

    6A Napier Road #03-17/18
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

    Tel
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    64712869
  • Specialty

    • Endocrinology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Member of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, UK
    • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Endocrinology)
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hakka
    • Hokkien
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew

Background

  • Dr Vivien Lim is an endocrinologist at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore.
  • She was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan scholarship by the Ministry of Health to gain experience in complex cases of endocrinology in the Mayo Clinic, USA. There, she also obtained certification as a clinical densitometrist with the International Society of Clinical Densitometry.
  • Upon her return, she worked as a consultant in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) and the Diabetes Centre where she ran clinics in general endocrinology as well as diabetes, bone and calcium clinics and adrenal/pituitary clinics, in addition to providing thyroid and fine needle aspiration cytology services.
  • She set up the adrenal and osteoporosis service and a multidisciplinary pituitary conference in the hospital. She also held the post of programme director of the endocrine residency programme in KTPH.
  • She was appointed as a senior lecturer to the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.
  • She has also been elected to and held the position of president of the Endocrine Metabolic Society of Singapore (EMSS) from 2016 – 2018. She is currently the immediate past president of the EMSS. She was the honorary secretary of the Osteoporosis Society of Singapore (OSS) from 2016 – 2018 and remains in the executive committee of the OSS.
  • Dr Lim has a passion for teaching and has given talks at international and regional endocrine meetings to both healthcare professionals and the public. These talks featured topics including diabetes, thyroid, osteoporosis, pituitary and adrenal diseases, obesity and other hormonal conditions.
  • She has organised several regional endocrine conferences, and was appointed as the chairperson of the ICE/AFES/AOCE in 2022.
  • Dr Lim’s other passion is for humanitarian causes and was the peer coordinator of Doctors without Borders (Medicins Sans Frontieres) in Singapore. She had been active in past medical missions to places such as Kenya, during the Tsunami in 2005 in Sri Lanka, and her latest mission was during Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 in the Philippines.
  • She was awarded the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2014, honouring healthcare workers who are inspirational role models who going the extra mile to offer care and comfort to the sick and infirm.

Awards

  • Healthcare Humanity Award, 2014
  • Minister for Health Award for the Tsunami Relief Operation, 2005