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Dr Kieron Lim
MBBS, MRCP, FAMS

Kieron Lim Gastroenterology

3 Mount Elizabeth #10-02 Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Singapore 228510

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Dr Kieron Lim is a senior consultant specialising in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He has extensive experience in caring for patients with conditions related to the esophagus, stomach, colon, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. His special interests include assessment and treatment of liver fibrosis, liver cirrhosis and its complications, viral hepatitis B and C, fatty liver disease, liver cancer, and colon cancer. Dr Lim also has wide experience in endoscopic procedures. These include diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD), endoscopic treatment of bleeding peptic ulcers, and treatment of esophageal and gastric varices, colonoscopy, and polypectomy. Dr Lim also performs capsule endoscopy and liver transient elastography (FibroScan).

Prior to setting up his specialist clinic at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Dr Lim was Head of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Hospital (NUH), and Medical Director for liver transplantation at the National University Centre for Organ Transplantation. He was assistant professor at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and honorary adjunct assistant professor at the Division of Liver Diseases, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, USA. Dr Lim is currently a visiting consultant at NUH where he continues to be involved in postgraduate education and training of future specialists.

Dr Lim graduated from St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine (UK), and worked at the liver unit at The Royal Free Hospital before returning to Singapore. He undertook his fellowship training in advanced liver disease and liver transplantation at the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, USA.

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  • Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK)
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine (Gastroenterology) Singapore
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)
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22 Mar 2018
I first went to see Dr Kieron for a nagging stomach pain, which turned out to be an ulcer. He was actually recommended to me by another doctor hence I felt comforted knowing that Dr Kieron is very well respected among his peers. Dr Kieron is indeed very knowledgeable and gives de...
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What could be the cause of black stools and dull ache at my pelvic area?

Hi James, Black tarry and unformed stool may represent the passage of altered blood - also known as melena. The most common cause of melena is internal bleeding from peptic ulcers, usually originating from a point higher up in your gastrointestinal (GI) tract like the stomach or duodenum. Risk facto...

What are the common causes of gastric pain?

Dear Jingwen, Gastric pain is a commonly experienced symptom by people of all ages. For someone of your age-group, benign (non-cancerous) causes are more likely. Examples of such conditions include peptic ulcers, gastritis, gastro-esophgeal reflux disease (GERD) and functional bowel diseases like ir...

What should I do next for epigastric pain with radiation to my chest?

Dear Shirlene, Thank you for your question. From your description, the cause of your symptoms is most likely due to acid reflux that is typical of gastro-esophageal reflux disease or GERD. However, other non-gastric causes of similar symptoms include heart disease - especially if the pain occurs on ...

What could be the cause of right lower abdominal pain?

Dear FB, There are many causes of lower abdominal pain which can range from benign and easily treated conditions, to more serious and potentially fatal diagnoses. From a gastrointestinal viewpoint, examples of the former include irritable bowel syndrome, while more dangerous causes include acute app...

Should I get checked for C. Difficile if I have a stomachache, cramps and hard stools after an antibiotics course?

Thank you for your question. Diarrhoea is a relatively common side effect experienced during or after completing a course of antibiotics. This may also be associated with belly discomfort and bloating, but is usually self-limiting, short-lived and not associated with fever. Clostridium difficile or ...
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