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Dr. Sim Hsien Lin

Consultant General Surgeon (Colorectal Surgery)
  • MBBS (Singapore)
  • MRCS (Edinburgh)
  • MMed (General Surgery)
  • FRCS (Edinburgh)
“Dr. Sim Hsien Lin’s main sub-specialty is in colorectal surgery. In addition, her sub interests include laparoscopic colorectal surgery, transanal endoscopic microsurgery, surgical management of inflammatory bowel diseases and complex anal fistulas”
SOG – HL Sim Colorectal, Endoscopy & General Surgery
A: 38 Irrawaddy Road
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #06-53
Singapore 329563
F: +65 6261 9622
H: Mon - Thurs (9:00AM – 5:00PM)
Fri - Sat (8:30AM – 12:30PM)

About Dr. Sim

Dr. Sim Hsien Lin’s main sub-specialty is in colorectal surgery. In addition, her sub interests include laparoscopic colorectal surgery, transanal endoscopic microsurgery, surgical management of inflammatory bowel diseases and complex anal fistulas

Qualifications / Professional Memberships

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (“MBBS”), National University of Singapore
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (“MRCS”) of Edinburgh
  • Master of Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (“FRCS”), Edinburgh
  • Member of Singapore Colorectal Society
  • Member of Singapore Cancer Society
  • Member of Singapore Geriatric Society

Awards / Achievements

  • Winner of Service Champion Awards (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Postgraduate Teacher Excellence Award (2016)
  • Awarded Health Manpower Development Programme Fellowship at St. Mark’s Hospital, London (2013)
  • Gold Medal at the FRCS Exit Examination (2011)
  • NUS Teacher Awards for Undergraduates (2008)
  • Winner of 2nd prize oral presentation in the GIHEP – Colorectal meeting
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Adjunct Lecturer at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU) and Service Lead of Geriatric Surgical Service at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
  • Published a book chapter on hemorrhoids and articles in general surgery in both local and international peer-accredited journals, and has presented her research papers in various conferences in Singapore and overseas
  • Associate programme director of National Healthcare Group General Surgery residency programme

Dr. Sim Hsien Lin graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2002, before further obtaining her Master of Medicine (Surgery) in 2007. Upon completion of her specialisation in General Surgery, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in 2011, winning the Gold Medal award at the FRCS Exit Examination that year. In 2013, she received further subspecialty training at St Mark’s Hospital in London.

Dr. Sim has a special interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and transanal endoscopic microsurgery. In addition, she is trained in the surgical management of inflammatory bowel diseases and complex anal fistulas.

Still active in both undergraduate and postgraduate education, Dr. Sim is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and also an Adjunct Lecturer with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

She is an active member of the Singapore Colorectal Society and Singapore Cancer Society. She has a few publications in general surgery in both local and international peer-accredited journals, and has presented her research papers in various conferences in Singapore and overseas.

She was also active in conducting clinical trials pertaining to the field of colorectal diseases and had previously published a book chapter on hemorrhoids. Prior to joining private practice, Dr. Sim was a senior consultant at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, a visiting consultant at Admiralty Medical Centre and an Associate Program Director with the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Residency Programme. She actively participates in public education and had organised numerous public forums and given many community public talks during her time at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

Dr. Sim is a caring, dedicated and passionate surgeon who aspires to provide the best care and service to her patients. She was the Service Lead of Geriatric Surgical Service and firmly believes that transdisciplinary care is the key to supporting both the elderly and complex patients through their perioperative and recovery journey.

Dr. Sim is able to converse fluently in English and Chinese (Mandarin, Hokkien and Teochew) and currently practises at SOG – HL Sim Colorectal, Endoscopy & General Surgery, located at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre.

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Established in 2011, Singapore O&G Ltd (SOG) was formed with the vision of creating a specialist medical and surgical group catering to the healthcare needs of the modern woman, her children and her family. With clinics strategically located throughout Singapore, we give women and children easy access to high-quality, trusted healthcare services with a personal touch.

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