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Adj Asst Prof Ivy Lim

Adj Asst Prof Ivy Lim

MBBS, MMed (Family Med), FAMS (Sports Med)

Chief & Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Sport and Exercise Medicine

Sub-specialties: Sport and Exercise Medicine

Clinical Appointments

  • Chief Sport & Exercise Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Sport & Exercise Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre


Dr. Ivy Lim is currently the Chief & Senior Consultant with the Department of Sport & Exercise Medicine. She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2005, and obtained her Master’s degree in family medicine in 2010 before commencing advanced specialty training in sports medicine.

She practices at the Singapore Sports Medicine Centre at Novena and the Changi Sports Medicine Centre in Changi General Hospital (CGH). Her clinical interests include sports injuries, pre-participation screening, sports safety, exercise in women and the role of physical activity in chronic disease management.

Dr. Lim has provided medical coverage for several sports events, and was team physician for Team Singapore in the 8th Asean Para Games 2015. Dr. Lim was also elected as a member of the Fencing Confederation of Asia Medical Commission in 2015. Dr. Lim is the public outreach director for Exercise is Medicine Singapore (EIMS), an affiliate of the American College of Sports Medicine, and has presented her work at local and international conferences. She is regularly featured in the media and healthcare forums, where she contributes her expertise on sports and exercise related topics for the public and her fellow medical professionals.


  • 2011 - MMed (Family Medicine)
  • 2005 - MBBS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor - NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Alternate Member - CGH Medical Audit Committee (2015-2020)
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Chairperson - CGH Department Mortality and Morbidity Committee(2015-2020)
  • Director - Exercise is Medicine Singapore Public Outreach
  • Director - Exercise is Medicine Singapore Research (2011-2016)
  • EXCO Member - Sports Medicine Association Singapore (2012-2015)
  • Fellow - Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Member - Exercise is Medicine Southeast Asia Headquarters Management Committee
  • Member - Fencing Confederation of Asia Medical Commission
  • Member - Fencing Singapore Sports Medicine and Science Subcommittee
  • Member - Ministry of Education Educating for Health Conference Working Committee (2011)
  • Member - Singapore Medical Association
  • Member - Singapore Sports Institute Institutional Review Board (2017-2019)
  • Member - Singapore Sports Safety Committee (2014-2018)
  • Member - Singapore Healthy Youth Committee (2012-2013)
  • Register - Family Physicians Singapore
  • President - Sports Medicine Association Singapore (2017-2018)
  • Vice-President - Sports Medicine Association Singapore (2015-2017)


  • 2015 - Eastern Health Alliance Caring Silver Award
  • 2015 - Singapore Medical Journal Reviewer Recognition Award

Research Interests

  • Exercise Medicine
  • Sports Medicine


  • Editor: Tan B, Ng CS, Lim I, 2015, Exercise is Medicine Singapore Exercise Prescription Guide, Marshall Cavendish Editions, 1
  • Heng G, Lim I, Liew B, 2013, Common injuries in the military., Tian R, Black C, in Boys to Men: the complete guide for national servicemen, Marshall Cavendish Editions, 1, 93-108

Research Trials