Lim Yong Kuei Timothy
Adj Assoc Prof Lim Yong Kuei Timothy
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Department of Gynaecological Oncology
Deputy Chairman, Div of O&G; Head & Senior Consultant, Dept of Gynaecological Oncology
MBBS (S'pore), MRCOG (London), FAMS
  • National University of Singapore, (MBBS)
    • 1998
  • Royal College of O&G, London, (MRCOG)
    • 2003
  • Specialist Accreditation in O&G, Singapore
    • 2006
  • Institute Claudius Regaud Cancer Center, France, HMDP
    • 2008
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Gynaecological Oncology
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association
    • 1998
  • Council Member, O & G Society of Singapore
    • 2009-present
  • Member, O & G Society of Singapore
    • 2001-present
  • Council Member, Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology of Singapore
    • 2010
  • Member, Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology of Singapore
    • 2007-present
  • Member, British Menopause Society
    • 2004-2006
  • Member, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London
    • 2003-Present
  • Member, Asian Society of Gynaecological Oncology
    • 2010
  • Associate Member, European Society of Gynaecological Oncology
    • 2008-present
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, College of O&G, Singapore
    • 2009-present
  • Clinical Teacher, YLL Faculty of Medicine, National University Singapore
    • 2004-present
  • Lecturer for National O&G Training program, KKH
  • Clinical Teacher, Duke-NUS GMS
    • 2009-present
  • Committee Member, Pharmaceutical & Therapeutics Committee, KKH
    • 2007-present
  • Committee Member, Singhealth Tissue Repository
    • 2009-present
  • Service from the Heart Award
    • 2011
  • Long Service Award
    • 2009
  • Service from the Heart Award
    • 2009
  • Health Manpower Development Plan Award in Gynaecological Oncology, Singhealth
    • 2007
  • Excellence Service Award (EXSA) Silver
    • 2007
  • Best Clinical Teacher Award
    • 2007
  • SAF Good Service Award
    • 2005
Publications and Research Trials


  1. TOP Urine Pregnancy Test – Is It Useful As A Strategy To Detect Failed Induced Abortion Published in Singapore Journal of O&G November 2003
  2. Caesarean Section Audit in General O&G Dept 2001-2003
    Published in Singapore Journal of O&G November 2003
  3. Outcomes of TTTS managed in a Specialised Twin Clinic
    Published in Singapore Medical Journal August 2005
  4. Recent Advances in Hormonal Contraception
    Published in the KK Hospital Review Journal July 2004
  5. Case Report on Chylous Ascites in Recurrent Gynaecological Malignancies
    Published in Annals of Academy Singapore 2008 July; 37(7):621-2
  6. First Laparoscopic Repair of Neovaginal Prolapse following ileocecal reconstruction after resection of vaginal carcinoma.
    Published in Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques Nov 2008
  7. Laparoscopic management of ovarian metastasis in a transposed ovary in a patient with stage 1B1 adenocarcinoma of the cervix.
    Published in Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2009 Jan-Feb;16(1):106-8.
  8. Creation of the Miami Pouch during laparoscopic assisted pelvic exenteration: the initial experience.
    Published in the International Journal of Gynaecological Cancer April 2009
  9. Factors predicting the sentinel node metastases in T1 breast cancer tumor: an analysis of 1416 cases.
    Published in the European Journal of Surgical Oncology Dec 2009; 35(12):1245-9.

Research Trials

  1. Co-Investigator in a phase III Multicentre trial on a novel chemotherapeutic agent in the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer (Yondelis Trial) 2005
  2. Co-Investigator in a phase II Multicentre trial on a novel oral chemotherapeutic agent in the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer 2006
  3. Collaborator in the GSK Multicentre HPV Vaccine Trial in women above the age of 26 years old 2006
  4. Co- Investigator (Sorafenib Trial) 2009
  5. Co-Investigator (MORab Trial) 2009
  6. Co-Investigator HPV Genotyping Study 2010
  7. Site Principal Investigator in ‘The study of viral and cellular gene expression and of the immune microenvironment to understand progression of HPV associated diseases’ in collaboration with Institute of Molecular Biology,A-Star 2010
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