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Dr Lim Ivy from Changi General Hospital

Adj Asst Prof Lim

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


Specialty: Sports Medicine

Sub-specialties: Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Musculoskeletal Disorders and Office Ergonomics , Sports Injuries.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre
  • Consultant Sports Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr. Ivy Lim 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. 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.


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

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Association Singapore President (2017-2018), vice-president (2015-2017), EXCO member (2012-2015
  • Singapore Sports Institute Institutional Review Board (2017-2019) 
  • Fencing Confederation of Asia Medical Commission (2016- ) 
  • Fencing Singapore Sports Medicine and Science Subcommittee (2016- ) 
  • Exercise is Medicine Singapore Public Outreach Director (2016- ) 
  • CGH Department Mortality and Morbidity Committee Chairperson (2015-2020) 
  • CGH Medical Audit Committee Alternate Member (2015-2020) 
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore (2015- ) 
  • Singapore Sports Safety Committee (2014-2018) 
  • Singapore Healthy Youth Committee (2012-2013) 
  • Register of Family Physicians Singapore (2011- ) 
  • Exercise is Medicine Southeast Asia Headquarters Management Committee (2011- ) 
  • Exercise is Medicine Singapore Research Director (2011-2016) 
  • Ministry of Education Educating for Health Conference Working Committee (2011) 
  • Singapore Medical Association (2005- )


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

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • 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