Dr Lim Keng Hua



DR Lim Keng Hua

Place of Practice


Practice Address

Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
3 Mount Elizabeth #07-09
Singapore 228510

Tel: (65) 6589 8311

Practice Website



Consultant ENT Surgeon



MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (ORL)

About Dr Lim

Dr Lim Keng Hua graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2000. He obtained his post graduate degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2005 and Master of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology) in 2010. He completed his ear nose throat surgical training in Singapore and was accredited as a specialist in Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) in 2013.

He was awarded a Ministry of Health clinical rhinology fellowship to train under world-renown rhinologist Professor Wytske Fokkens and endoscopic skull base surgeon Professor Christos Georgalas, to expand Singapore’s repertoire in the management of rhinology, endoscopic skull base surgery and sinonasal allergy. Upon his return, he introduced the concept of local allergic rhinitis, use of 5FU, and enbloc resection in the management of inverted papilloma, to the local ENT fraternity.

Dr Lim started the allergy and immunotherapy services to manage difficult nasal allergy and smell disorders in the Department of Otorholaryngoloy Head and Neck Surgery in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Being the Lead ENT tutor and adjunct lecturer in Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, National Technological University/Imperial College, also allowed him to plan and implement the entire ENT curriculum. Dr Lim was also a senior Clinical Lecturer of the National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and a core faculty member in the National Healthcare Group ENT residency programme. He sits on the Standard Setting Committees for the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine’s undergraduate medical examination and the Otorhinolarynlogy postgraduate medical examination, and is an examiner in both medical schools.

With an avid interest in inverted papilloma, nasal polyposis, chronic rhinosinusitis and allergic rhinitis, Dr Lim has published in local and international journals, and has collaborated with several international centres like Beijing Tongren Hospital, to improve the management of chronic rhinosinusitis. Locally, Dr Lim teaches regularly in the Singapore Allergy & Rhinology Course, Endoscopic sinus and skull base courses organised by Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Changi Hospital, Singapore General Hospital and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. He also teaches at Khon Kean FESS and Skull base course in Thailand, and is on the panel of reviewers for the International Journal of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology and Rhinology.

Dr Lim is a member of the European Rhinologic Society, the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Society (Singapore) and Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery.

Dr Lim is well-versed in the management of all ENT problems including ear infections, hearing loss, snoring & sleep disorder, salivary gland & thyroid swelling, with a specialised focus on nose & sinus diseases and allergies.

Specialized Services

• Allergic Rhinitis / Nose Allergies

• Sinusitis

• Nasal Polyps / Blocked Nose

• Epistaxis (Nose Bleeds)

• Nasopharyngeal Cancers / Head & Neck Tumours

• Snoring / Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

• Neck Swelling

• Tonsillitis

• Ear Infections / Reduced Hearing / Tinnitus

• Vertigo

• Vocal Cord Problems / Laryngitis / Vocal Cord Nodules