Professor Aymeric Lim holds concurrent appointments as the Physician-In Chief and Group Human Resource Officer, National University Health System (NUHS). He is also Senior Consultant, Department of Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery, National University Hospital (NUH), Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Dean of the Healthcare Leadership College (HLC), MOH Holdings.
Prof Lim has served in various capacities at the institutional and national levels. He served as Chairman, Medical Board (CMB) of National University Hospital (NUH) from 2008 to 2016 and Vice-Dean in the Dean’s Office, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2017. He has also served on numerous committees. He was the Past Chairman of the Specialist Training Committee, Ministry of Health (MOH), member of the Review Committee of the “Table of Surgical Procedures” (TOSP), MOH since 2013 and a member of the External Review Panel of SAF Safety from 2013 to 2016.
Prof Lim also served as the Commanding Officer of the Combat Support Hospital in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) from 2009 to 2015 and was awarded the Commendation Medal (Military) at the National Day Awards in 2012.
For his significant contributions towards healthcare in Singapore, Prof Lim was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) at the National Day Awards in 2018.
Prof Lim’s practice is in general hand surgery with sub-specialisation in peripheral nerve surgery which includes brachial plexus surgery, thoracic outlet syndrome and spasticity surgery. He has published extensively in these areas. His research on the intra-muscular innervation of the muscles of the forearm has led to new clinical work in the field of tendon and nerve transfers. In addition, Prof Lim has co-edited a book titled “Elective Hand Surgery.
Prof Lim is also an as Associate Member of the prestigous L’Academie Nationale de Chirurgie (French National Academy of Surgery), Societe Francaise de Chirurgie de la Main (French Society for Hand Surgery) and Visiting Consultant to Shaikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi.
A veteran of humanitarian projects, he leads missions on a regular basis.