Dr Lim Kay Kiat
Subspecialty: Foot & Ankle Surgery
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Dr Lim Kay Kiat is an Orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty in Foot and Ankle surgery. He has an interest in running and cycling injuries.
Dr Lim obtained his medical degree from the National University of
Singapore in 1996. He went on to pursue postgraduate training in Surgery
and was admitted as a Member of the Royal of College of Surgeons of
Edinburgh in 2001. The following year, he obtained a Masters of Medicine
in Orthopaedic Surgery from the National University of Singapore and
became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in
Orthopaedic Surgery in 2005. Being awarded a training grant from the
SingHealth Talent Development Fund, Dr Lim was a Foot and Ankle fellow
in the University of Toronto and underwent subspecialty training at St.
Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada between 2006 and 2007.
Dr Lim Kay Kiat has been practicing as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Changi General Hospital and has also been the Director of the Foot and Ankle Service there. He performed the first total ankle replacement in Changi General Hospital
and has been instrumental in pioneering the use of maggot debridement
therapy in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers there. As a surgeon
also running a practice in the Changi Sports Medicine Centre, Dr Lim
counts amongst his many patients, several S-League and National soccer
players, junior and development team athletes as well as dancers with
lower extremity injuries.
He has a research interest in foot and ankle disorders and gait and
has received several research grants and been published in major
Orthopaedic scientific journals. In addition, Dr Lim has been involved
in multi-centre international medical trials as the Singapore principle
Dr Lim holds a teaching appointment from the Yong Loo Lin School of
Medicine, National University of Singapore for training undergraduate
medical students. He is also involved in the training of specialist
Orthopaedic surgeons, acting as mentor and supervisor for surgeons
in-training. He has been teaching faculty for the National University of
Singapore Postgraduate Course in Orthopaedic Surgery over the past few
years. This is a course targeted at local and international trainee
Orthopaedic surgeons. Outside of Orthopaedic surgery, Dr Lim has been an
instructor for the Advanced Trauma Life Support course since 2004 and
has acted as advisor/mentor for biomechanics students from the Faculty
of Engineering, National University of Singapore.
Outside of his work, Dr Lim is a keen endurance athlete. He is a
multiple-time finisher of Ironman 70.3 Triathlons and marathoner. With
this background, he has a personal interest in running and cycling
injuries. Beyond rehabilitative, medical and surgical treatment of
cycling injuries, he also focuses on bike fit strategies to prevent and
treat overuse cycling injuries.
Dr Lim has been involved in the medical team covering the Singapore Grand Prix since the inaugural event in 2008. In 2009, he was the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the track medical service, responsible for trackside safety and medical intervention for racing accidents.
Clinic & Contact Details
Dr Lim Kay Kiat
Synergy Orthopaedic Group
38 Irrawaddy Road #06-59/60/61
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre Singapore 329563
Tel: +65 6884 6788
820 Thomson Road #02-20 Mt Alvernia
Medical Centre A Singapore 574623
Tel: +65 625 12822
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