A senior consultant dermatologist with The Dermatology Practice, Dr Lim Kar Seng has more than 14 years of medical experience. His subspecialties are in skin cancers, phototherapy and psoriasis.
Prior to setting up The Dermatology Practice, Dr Lim was a consultant dermatologist in private practice with Dermatology Associates from 2010 to 2012 and had clinics at Gleneagles & Parkway East medical centre. Before entering private practice, Dr Lim was a consultant dermatologist in the skin cancer unit, and the psoriasis unit at the National Skin Centre, Singapore. In addition, he was a clinical tutor at the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
After graduating from the School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Dr Lim underwent his training in Internal Medicine. Upon completion in 2004, he obtained his Advanced Specialist Training in Dermatology at the National Skin Centre. Subsequently, Dr Lim pursued his special interest in skin cancers at the Victoria Skin and Cancer Foundation, Australia, which sees one of the highest rates of this condition in the world. There, he worked with world-renowned experts in this field. He also did research and was involved in the care of psoriasis patients at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. He has extensive experience in the use of biologic therapies for psoriasis patients.
Throughout his career, Dr Lim has been actively involved in research and has published more than 20 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has given numerous invited lectures in his field of expertise both locally and internationally.
His accomplishments include being awarded the ASEAN scholarship (1990), Best Registrar and the National Healthcare Group Best Teacher Award (2007), World Congress of Dermatology scholarship (2007) and the Ministry of Health Manpower Development Program Award (2008).
Dr Lim is an Executive Committee member of the Dermatological Society of Singapore and the Chapter of Dermatologists, College of Physicians Singapore. He is also a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Dermatology) and a member of the International Society of Investigative Dermatology.