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Dr Lim Sue Zann

Dr Lim Sue Zann - SGH

Dr Lim Sue Zann

​MBBS (Malaya); FRCS (Edin)

Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: General Surgery

Sub-specialties: Breast Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre
  • Consultant Breast Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Profile

Dr Lim Sue Zann is a Consultant in the Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital. She graduated with Honours from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya in 2008. She completed her specialty training in Singapore General Hospital and achieved specialist accreditation in 2017. At the same time, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Currently she is undergoing a fellowship in Advanced Breast Surgery within the SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre and Department of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital. She will further hone her skills in oncological and reconstructive breast surgery during this time.

Dr Lim Sue Zann is actively involved in medical education. She is a Clinical Lecturer at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Physician Faculty Member at SingHealth General Surgery Residency Program. She received the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2013.

Her research interests are in breast sarcoma and phyllodes tumours. She was awarded the Singapore General Hospital Research Grant in 2016 to further her work in these tumours. She has presented at surgical conferences and published papers on breast surgery.

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Malaya)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Clinical Lecturer at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Physician Faculty Member at SingHealth General Surgery Residency Program. 

Awards

  • ​Dean’s Award - Teaching Excellence, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (2013)

Research Interests

  • ​Breast sarcoma
  • Phyllodes tumours

Publications

  • Case report of an internal hernia through a unilateral congenital defect of the broad ligament and literature review. Sue Zann Lim, Veronique Kiak Mien Tan, Melissa Ching Ching Teo. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 2012; 21(3): 213-216.

  • Sarcoma of the breast: an update on a rare entity. Sue Zann Lim, Kong Wee Ong, Benita Kiat Tee Tan, Sathiyamoorthy Selvarajan, Puay Hoon Tan. Journal of Clinical Pathology 2016 May; 69(5):373-381. Doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2015-203545

  • Breast sarcomas and malignant phyllodes tumours: comparison of clinicopathological features, treatment strategies, prognostic factors and outcomes.Sue Zann Lim, Sathiyamoorthy Selvarajan, Thike Aye Aye, Nur Diyana Binte Nasir, Benita Kiat Tee Tan, Kong Wee Ong, Puay Hoon Tan. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2016 September; 159(2): 229-244. Doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3946-1.

Research Trials