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Dr Dawn Lim Shao Ting

Dr Lim Shao Ting Dawn


Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Endocrinology

Clinical Interest: Hypothalamus, Pituitary & Adrenal Disorders, General Endocrinology

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Diabetes Centre
  • Senior Consultant Endocrinology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


​Dr Lim is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital. Her primary areas of interest are in the field of Hypothalamic, Pituitary and Adrenal Endocrinology and in 2017, completed a Fellowship in Pituitary Diseases at Northwest Pituitary Center (Oregon Health & Science University) in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is also serves in the SingHealth Residency Internal Medicine Program as a member of the Core Faculty.


  • Advanced specialty training, Endocrinology: Singapore, 2012
  • MRCP (UK), Mmed (Singapore), 2008
  • MBBS: National University of Singapore, 2004 

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, 2014 – present
  • Clinical Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 2012 – present
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Core Faculty Member, 2013 – present
  • Endocrine Senior Residency: Clinical Physician Faculty Member, 2013 – present
  • Member, The Pituitary Society, 2016 – present
  • Member, SGH Acute Medical Ward Advisory Committee, 2015
  • Scientific Committee member, EMSS/Mayo Course in Advanced Endocrinology, 2014
  • Treasurer, Endocrine & Metabolic Society of Singapore (EMSS), 2013
  • Member, Endocrine & Metabolic Society of Singapore (EMSS), 2009 - present
  • Member, The Endocrine Society, 2009 – present


  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Silver), 2017
  • Poster award presentations: ENDO 2017 and The 15th International Pituitary Congress 2017
  • HMDP Fellowship; Pituitary & Adrenal Endocrinology, 2016
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Gold), 2014
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Silver), 2013
  • SGH Service with a Heart Award, 2012
  • Best Resident Award: Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, SGH, 2007
  • Singhealth Best House Officer Award: Paediatric Medicine, 2004

Research Interests


  1. Langlois F, Lim DST, Varlamov E, Yedinak CG, Cetas JS, McCartney S, Dogan A, Fleseriu M. Clinical profile of silent growth hormone pituitary adenomas; higher recurrence rate compared to silent gonadotroph pituitary tumors, a large single center experience. Endocrine. 2017 Oct 17. doi: 10.1007/s12020-017-1447-6. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Langlois F, Lim DST, Yedinak CG, Cetas I, McCartney S, Cetas J, Dogan A, Fleseriu M. Predictors of silent corticotroph adenoma recurrence; a large retrospective single center study and systematic literature review. Pituitary. 2017 Oct 14. doi: 10.1007/s11102-017-0844-4. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Dawn Shao Ting Lim, Maria Fleseriu. The role of combination medical therapy in the treatment of acromegaly. Pituitary. 2017 Feb; 20(1):136-148.
  4. Dawn Shao Ting Lim and Maria Fleseriu. Chapter 10. Management of Persistent disease after Surgery in a Young Woman with Acromegaly. The Art of Neuroendocrinology. A Case-based Approach to Medical Decision-making 2017. Editor: Lewis S. Blevins Jr, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York
  5. Fabienne Langlois, Dawn S.T. Lim and Maria Fleseriu: Update on adrenal insufficiency: diagnosis and management in pregnancy. Curr Opin Endocinol Diabetes Obes. 2017; Jun;24(3):184-192
  6. Daniel Cuevas-Ramos, Dawn Shao Ting Lim, Maria Fleseriu. Update on medical treatment for Cushing’s disease. Clin Diabetes Endocrinol (2016) 2: 16. doi:10.1186  
  7. Weiying Lim, Dawn Shao Ting Lim, Chiaw Ling Chng, Adoree Yi Ying Lim. Thyroid Carcinoma with Pituitary Metastasis: 2 Case Reports and Literature Review. Case Rep Endocrinol. 2015;2015:252157
  8. Dawn ST Lim, Terence YS Kee, Stephanie Fook-Chong, RF Zhang, Manju Chandran. Prevalence and patterns of bone loss in the first year after renal transplant in South East Asian patients. Transplantation 2011; 92(5):557-563
Poster award presentations:
  1. Dawn Lim, Fabienne Langlois, Elena V. Varlamov, Jung Kim, Chris Yedinak, Justin S. Cetas, and Maria Fleseriu. Weight Gain in Acromegaly Patients after Pituitary Surgery is Substantial, Persists Over Time, and is Independent of Age, Baseline BMI, and Biochemical Control - A Large Single Center Experience. ENDO 2017, Orlando, FL, USA. Poster award presentation
  2. Dawn S.T. Lim, Fabienne Langlois, Chris G. Yedinak, Jessica Williams, Justin Cetas, Maria Fleseriu. Treatment of Patients With Acromegaly Who Have Inadequate Biochemical Response or Intolerance to First-Generation Somatostatin Receptor Ligands: Large Single-Center Experience. The 15th International Pituitary Congress 2017, Orlando, FL, USA. Poster award presentation

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