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Dr Frances Lim

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M.D. (Canada), Adv Dip Med Sci (IMU)
Senior Consultant, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital
Senior Consultant, Alexandra Hospital
Research Director, Division of Colorectal Surgery, NUH
Clinical Lecturer, Division of Colorectal Surgery
Sub Specialty:
Colorectal Surgery
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Anal Fissures, Anorectal Abscesses and Fistulas, Colorectal Cancer, Constipation, Haemorrhoids or Piles, Incontinence, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Special Interest:
Colorectal cancer
Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
Anorectal disease
Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
Laparoscopic surgery
National University Hospital
National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
National University Health System
Alexandra Hospital
Dr. Frances Lim received her M.D from the University of Calgary. She completed 5 years of general surgery training at the SUNY Upstate Medical University and is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery in 2009. 

Following her residency, she pursued a fellowship in Colon Rectal Surgery with the division of Colorectal Surgery at the Washington Hospital Center. 

Dr. Lim's biggest interest is in the field of colon and rectal cancer. She has experience with removing benign and early stage rectal tumour using the transanal endoscopic technique. Her other main interest is in the area of postgraduate surgical training. 

Education and Fellowships
MD, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery 

Advanced Training
Residency in General Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA

Professional Memberships

Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Member, Singapore Medical Association