Dr Jane Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1987 and began her surgical training shortly after that. She was awarded a surgical fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1992. Her Plastic Surgery career began at the National University Hospital and included overseas attachment at Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit in Glasgow, Charring Cross Hospital in London, University of Tokyo Hospital in Tokyo, and Skåne University Hospital in Malmö.
As an educator, she holds a teaching appointment with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and is involved in undergraduate teaching and examination. She is a core faculty member for Plastic Surgery Training at the National University Hospital.
She is a member of the Residency Advisory Committee overseeing Plastic Surgery Training in Singapore. She has been a member of the examination committee for the Plastic Surgery qualifying examination in Singapore since 2007 to present.
Her interests include aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, skin tumour surgery and reconstruction, trunk, limb and lymphedema surgery and reconstruction as well as aesthetic and lifestyle surgery. She is part of the microsurgery reconstruction team, covering head and neck surgery and reconstruction at the Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Unit, National University Hospital. She has many years of experience in laser treatment and other aesthetic clinic procedures.