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Assoc Prof Winston Lim

Assoc Prof Lim Eng Hoe Winston


Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Diagnostic Radiology, Neurointerventional Radiology

Sub-specialties: Neuroradiology, Neurointerventional Radiology, Vascular Anomalies

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute Management of Ischaemic Stroke, Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Shunts, Carotid Stenosis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Diagnostic Radiology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Department of Cardiac Radiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Deputy Head (Academic) Diagnostic Radiology
  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Vascular Centre

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor Duke/NUS
  • Associate Professor YLL SOM
  • Programme Director, SingHealth Diagnostic Radiology Programme


Dr Lim studied locally at the National University of Singapore, graduating in 1985. After obtaining his fellowship in Radiology (FRCR UK)  he went on to sub-specialise in Neuroradiology and Neurointervention in Oxford UK in 1996, returning to establish the Neurointerventional service at the Singapore General Hospital.

At  Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, he co-ordinated the Clinical Radiology  programme when he was the programme lead and is the  Programme Director for the Singhealth Diagnostic Radiology Residency.

His interests include all facets of neurointervention, vascular and functional brain imaging resident education.


  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • NUS Medical School, Singapore

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Honorary Treasurer, Singapore Radiological Society Trust Fund
  • Executive Council Member Asian Australasian Federation of Therapeutic and Interventional Neuroradiology 2016 - current
  • MOH committees:  
    Member MOH Stroke Services Committee 2018 - current
    Member MOH SIPS Advisory Committee 2018-2021


  • ​Singapore General Hospital – SQ Award 2003, 2010
  • Courage Award Silver - 2003
  • Singapore General Hospital Long Service Award – 10 years 2004 25 Years 2015
  • Singapore Medical Journal Reviewer Award 2012-13
  • National Day Awards – Long Service Medal 2014
  • SGH Service Award Silver 2015
  • Singapore Chief Residency Programme Mentoring Excellence 2016
  • Singhealth Long Service Award 30yrs 2017
  • SGH Long Service Awards 30 yrs 2017

Research Interests

​Neurointervention, Functional and Vascular Brain imaging


  • A Novel, Self-Expanding, Nitinol Stent in Medically Refractory intracranial Atherosclerotic stenoses. The Wingspan study A Bose, M Hartmann, H Henkes, Hon ML, M Teng, A Szikora, A Berlis, J Ruel, SCH Yu, M Frosting, M Liu, WEH Lim, Sit SP. Stroke May 2007 Vol 38 1531-1537
  • Nipah viral encaphalitis or Japanese encephalitis?  MR finding in a new zoonotic disease – CC Tcoyoson Lim, YY Sitoh, F Hui, Lee KE, BSP Ang, E Lim, WEH Lim, HML Oh, PA Tambayah, JSL Wong, CB Tan, TSG Chee – American Journal of Neuroradiology 21: 455-461 March 2000.
  • Correlation of the Apparent Diffusion Coefficient and the Creatine Level in Early Ischaemic stroke: A comparison of the different patterns by Magnetic Resonance. H Rumpel, J B K Khoo, H M Chang, W E H Lim, C Chen, M C Wong, K P Tan. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 13:335-343 2001
  • -Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms – The Oxford experience:   Winston Lim, James V Byrne. Neurointerventional Radiology: A multidisciplinary approach. Springer ISBN185233620X
  • Spinal Epidural Haemangiomas associated with Extensive Gastrointestinal Haemangiomas  Lionel Cheng  W E H LIM– Interventional Neuroradiology Vol   11, No 2 2005
  • Phonological processing in Chinese-English bilingual biscriptals: An fMRI study. Wendy Wp Tham, S J Rickard Liow, Jagath C Rajapaske, Tan Choong Leong, Samuel E S Ng, Winston E H Lim, Lynn G Ho. NeuroImage 28 (2005) 579-587

Research Trials

  • fMRI in bilingual tasks – NMRC Grant
  • Mapping Neuronal networks  utilizing fMRI
  • CSF flow in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus- BMRC Grant