- Yim Gastroenterology Liver And Endoscopy Centre
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
- MBBS – National University of Singapore
- MRCP (Int Med) – Royal College of Physicians, UK
English, Chinese, Malay, Indonesian
Dr Yim Heng Boon received the MBBS degree in Medicine from the National University of Singapore in 1990 and the MRCP Master’s degree from the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1996. In 1999, he was awarded the Ministry of Health’s scholarship in Advanced Endoscopy at the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA. In 2007, he was awarded a second scholarship in Endoscopic Surgery for Early Gastric Cancer at the National Cancer Centre, Tokyo, Japan.
Dr Yim was Director of Endoscopy as well as Chairman of Endoscopy Committee at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He was Deputy Head and Senior Consultant at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
Dr Yim is Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore and continues to contribute in the teaching of medical undergraduates and junior doctors. He was previously a member of the expert panel for the Institute of Family Medicine. In 2007, he was appointed Visiting Honorary Lecturer to the Faculty of Medicine, University of North Sumatra, Indonesia. He was also appointed Visiting Associate Professor to Vietnam Ministry of Health Choray Hospital since 2010.
He is Editor of “Endoscopic Ultrasound” journal and reviewer for renowned international journals like “Gastrointestinal Endoscopy “and “European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology”. He has numerous publications, especially in the field of endoscopy and is still regularly invited as local and international faculty to give lectures as well as to perform endoscopic procedures.
Dr Yim treats all general gastroenterology and hepatology cases, including oesophageal, gastric, liver, pancreatic and bowel cancers, peptic ulcer disease, large and small bowel diseases (including inflammatory bowel diseases), gallstone disease, functional gut disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, acute and chronic hepatitis (including hepatitis A, B, C, D, E), fatty liver, liver cirrhosis and liver failure.
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