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Dr Lim Tee Gan Reina

​MB ChB (Glasgow, UK); MRCPS (Glasgow, UK); PhD (Birmingham, UK)


Specialty: Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Sub-specialties: Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Metabolic Liver Disease, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Gastroenterology & Hepatology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


​Dr Reina Lim graduated with MBChB from the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom in 2003. She obtained her post-graduate degree in internal medicine, MRCP(UK) in 2006. She was awarded an advanced fellowship training in transplant hepatology at the University Hospitals Birmingham, UK in 2010 and subsequently obtained specialist accreditation in the field of Hepatology and Gastroenterology in 2012. She completed a PhD in “The metabolic effects of hypoxia and chronic hepatitis C” at the University Hospitals Birmingham, UK in 2016.

She is currently a Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital and has an area of interest and expertise in liver transplant, metabolic liver disease and alcoholic liver disease.


  • ​Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) University of Birmingham, UK  (2017)
  • Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and General Internal Medicine, UK 2012
  • Postgraduate diploma in Gastroenterology (University of Salford, UK)  2010
  • Member of Royal College Physicians and Surgeons  Glasgow, UK (2006)
  • MBChB (University of Glasgow, UK) 2003

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Member of the Academic Medicine Education Institute, Singapore
  • Member of British Association for the Study of Liver (BASL)
  • Member of European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL)
  • Sub-committee member of British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), 2008-2011
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow


  • ​Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Research Training Fellowship, UK 2012
  • Best oral presentation award at North Western Gastroenterology Society, UK 2012:- [Out-patient assessment for liver transplantation: A single centre experience]
  • Top-ranked posters at British Association of the Study of Liver(BASL), UK 2016:-[HCV eradication improves hepatic and adipose tissue insulin resistance & The roles of hypoxia-inducible factors in hypoxia-induced liver steatosis]

Publications and Research Trials

Research Trials