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Dr Lim Sheri Ee-Lin

Dr Lim Sheri Ee-Lin

MBBS (UK), PhD in Reproductive Medicine (UK), MRCOG (UK)

Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, General Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Endometriosis, Endometriosis and Ovarian Cysts, Family Planning, Fibroids, Improve Your Fertility, Menopause, Menstrual Disorders/Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding, Ovarian Cysts, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Postnatal Care for Mother and Baby, Pregnancy and associated conditions, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Urinary Tract Infections.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Consultant Contraimplant Clinic (Contraceptive Implant Clinic) KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Sheri Lim is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, MBBS, PhD. Her experience in the medical profession spanning nearly two decades includes clinical patient care, research, academia, hospital administration. She is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK). Having worked for many years in different countries (London, Hong Kong and Singapore), she has experience in the various aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology practice and has performed many deliveries and gynaecological surgeries.

Dr Lim graduated from the Imperial College School of Medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, United Kingdom and became a fully registered practitioner of the UK General Medical Council in 2001. She worked in the UK National Health Service for 8 years. She went on to work as a clinical research fellow in Queen Charlotte’s Hospital in London, earning a PhD in Reproductive Medicine in the area of Preterm Labour at the Institute of Reproductive Development and Biology in 2010 and obtained her post graduate qualification from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in the UK in 2011. She then headed to Hong Kong and worked in the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital assisting the leadership with implementing innovative quality health clinical set-ups such as a stem cell laboratory while lecturing at The University of Hong Kong.

Dr Lim returned home to Singapore in 2012 and has since worked in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She has been awarded Outstanding Chief Resident Award from the SingHealth Leadership program and nominated as a SingHealth representative to visit Duke University Hospital for purposes of developing and improving the SingHealth obstetrics and gynaecology residents' programme.

Dr Lim holds teaching appointments in Yong Loo Lin, Lee Kong Chian and Duke-NUS Medical School. She has published in various scientific journals and has presented papers in medical conferences in Singapore and internationally. She was the recipient of First Prize in Singapore Medical Association 2018 Best Research Paper Award on ‘Patient Satisfaction in using Cervical Ripening Balloon as a method for induction of Labour - a randomized controlled trial’ (2017, Singapore Medical Journal).

Dr Lim is passionate about causes relating to women's and children's wellness, and also training and mentoring medical students, family doctors and future specialists. She was part of a team to Ladakh in 2014 bringing life saving education, screening, and treatment opportunities to women, some living in the most remote areas of the Himalayas. Dr Lim finds great delight in spending time with her family and takes joy in the privilege of sharing life’s journey with her patients.

Education

  • MRCOG (UK) 2011
  • PhD in Reproductive Medicine (London, UK) 2010
  • MBBS Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary’s Hospital (London, UK) 2000

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KKH 2018 till present
  • Member of KK Women's and Children's Hospital Transforming Obstetric Care Taskforce
  • Deputy program coordinator and Clinical Lecturer for Undergraduate Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Clinical Teacher for Undergraduate Medical Education, Lee Kong Chian Medical School, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Adjunct Instructor Duke-NUS Medical School
  • OBGYN ACP Physician Faculty for Family Medicine Doctors and Medical Officers
  • Trainer for Paediatric, Neonatal and Obstetric Disease Outbreak Preparedness
  • PGY1 Core Faculty

Awards

  • Singapore Medical Journal Best Research Paper Award First Prize 2018
  • Outstanding Chief Resident Award SingHealth Leadership Residency 2017
  • SingHealth Quality Service Award Silver 2017
  • Singapore Productivity Association RQI Gold Award 2016

Research Interests

Publications

  • Patient Satisfaction in using Cervical Ripening Balloon as a method for induction of Labour- a randomized controlled trial. Sheri Ee-lin Lim, Toh Lik Tan, Grace Yang Huang Ng, Shephali Tagore, Ei Ei Phyo Kyaw, George Seow Heong Yeo Singapore Med Journal 2018;59(8):419-424. Best Research Paper Award SMJ 2018- First Prize
  • Learning curve in the use of Cervical Ripening Balloon in the Induction of Labour. Grace Yang Huang Ng, Toh Lik Tan, Sheri Ee-lin Lim, Shephali Tagore, George Seow Heong Yeo SJOG 2017;48(1):15-19
  • Cervical ripening balloon as an alternative for induction of labour: a randomized controlled trial’ British Journal of Medical Practitioners Toh Lik Tan, Grace Yang Huang Ng, Sheri Ee-lin Lim, Shephali Tagore, Ei Ei Phyo Kyaw, George Seow Heong Yeo March 2015, Vol 8 Number 1
  • Does experience affect the rate of pregnancy of unknown location poster presentation COGI Macau 2014
  • Nuclear Factor Kappa B Activation Occurs in the Amnion Prior to Labour Onset and Modulates the Expression of Numerous Labour Associated Genes’ Accepted for Publication by PLoS ONE April 2012 7(4):e34707.

Research Trials