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Dr Lim Ee Jean

Dr Lim Ee Jean

​MBBS(UK), MRCS(Edin), M.Med(Surg), FAMS(Urology), MPH(US)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Urology

Sub-specialties: General Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Renal Transplantation

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Urology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


​Dr Lim Ee Jean is an Associate Consultant the Department of Urology. Dr Lim recieved her MBBS and Master of Medicine (Surgery) from the University College London (UK) , and was subsequently elected a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She has also earned her MPH in Health Policy and Management from Berkeley Public Health in 2020.


  • ​FAMS (Urology) 2022
  • MPH (University of California, Berkeley) 2020
  • MMED Surgery (Singapore) 2019
  • MRCS (Edinburgh) 2014
  • MBBS (University College London) 2012

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Duke- NUS Adjunct Research Fellow 2022
  • Singhealth Associate In Education (Urology) 2020


Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  1. Lim EJ, Choo ZW, Mangat R, Durai P, Biligere S, Tan Y, et al. Outcomes of a non-randomised audit of single pigtail suture stents in urolithiasis management of Asian patients in Singapore. Asian J Urol. doi: 10.1016/j.ajur.2022.03.013
  2. Pirola GM, Castellani D, Maggi M, EJ Lim et al. Does power setting impact surgical outcomes of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cent European J Urol. 2022; 75: 153-161. doi: 10.5173/ceju.2022.0104
  3. Gauhar V, Castellani D, Cracco CM, Scoffone CM, EJ Lim et al. Is endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery ready for primetime in endourology? Outcomes from a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cent European J Urol. 2022; 75: 171-181. doi: 10.5173/ceju.2022.0049
  4. Gauhar V, Traxer O, García Rojo E, EJ Lim et al. Complications and outcomes of tubeless versus nephrostomy tube in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Urolithiasis. Published online June 8, 2022. doi:10.1007/s00240-022-01337-y
  5. Pirola GM, Castellani D, Lim EJ, et al. Urethral stricture following endoscopic prostate surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective, randomized trials. World J Urol. doi:10.1007/s00345-022-03946-z
  6. Law YXT, Teoh JYC, Castellani D, Lim EJ et al. Role of pre-operative ureteral stent on outcomes of retrograde intra-renal surgery (RIRS): systematic review and meta-analysis of 3831 patients and comparison of Asian and non-Asian cohorts. World J Urol.doi:10.1007/s00345-022-03935-2
  7. Gabrielson AT, Tanidir Y, Castellani D, R Deepak, Lim EJ et al. A Global Survey of Ergonomics Practice Patterns and Rates of Musculoskeletal Pain Among Urologists Performing Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery. Journal of Endourology. Published online May 6, 2022. doi:10.1089/end.2022.0075
  8. Lim EJ, Traxer O, Madarriaga YQ, et al. Outcomes and lessons learnt from practice of retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) in a paediatric setting of various age groups: a global study across 8 centres. World J Urol. doi:10.1007/s00345-022-03950-3
  9. Gauhar V, Lim EJ, Khan TY, et al. Rezum to the rescue: Early outcomes of Rezum on patients with recurrent lower urinary tract symptoms after surgical interventions for benign prostatic enlargement. Andrologia.doi:10.1111/and.14450
  10. Fong KY, Lim EJ, Gauhar V, et al. The utility of infographics and videographics in the modern era: maximising social media impact for research dissemination. World J Urol. doi:10.1007/s00345-022-03980-x
  11. Lim EJ, Fong KY, Li J, et al. Clinicopathological features of non-conventional renal cell carcinoma histological subtypes: Learning points from a large contemporary series spanning over three decades. Investigative and Clinical Urology. 2022;63(2):151-158. doi:10.4111/icu.20210373
  12. Lim EJ, Teoh JY, Fong KY, et al. Propensity score-matched analysis comparing retrograde intrarenal surgery with percutaneous nephrolithotomy in anomalous kidneys. Minerva Urol Nephrol. doi:10.23736/S2724-6051.22.04664-X
  13. Du J, Lim EJ, Huang HH, Lau WKO. Predictive value of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in diagnosis of early prostate cancer among men who underwent robotic transperineal prostate biopsy. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021;100(50):e28007. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000028007
  14. Lim EJ, Traxer O, Madarriaga YQ, et al. Outcomes and lessons learnt from practice of retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) in a paediatric setting of various age groups: a global study across 8 centres. World J Urol. doi:10.1007/s00345-022-03950-3
  15. Castellani D, Corrales M, Lim EJ, et al. The impact of lasers in percutaneous nephrolithotomy outcomes: results from a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized comparative trials. Journal of Endourology. doi:10.1089/end.2021.0507
  16. Lim EJ, Aslim EJ, Lee FJ, Gan VHL. Modified Supine Hand Assisted Laparoscopic (HAL) bilateral nephrectomy for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD): A Step-by-Step technique. Urology Video Journal. 2021;11:100101. doi:10.1016/j.urolvj.2021.100101
  17. Lim EJ, Osther PJS, Valdivia Uría JG, et al. Personalized Stone Approach (PSA): can Endoscopic Combined IntraRenal Surgery (ECIRS) pave the way to tailored management of urolithiasis? Minerva Urol Nephrol. doi:10.23736/S2724-6051.21.04443-8
  18. Lim EJ, Chen K, Ng TK, Tay KJ, Ho HSS, Yuen JSP. Total extra-peritoneal (TEP) access for robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RARP) in patients with prior major abdominal surgeries: A step-by-step approach. Urology Video Journal. 2020;8:100056. doi:10.1016/j.urolvj.2020.100056
  19. Lim EJ, Aslim EJ, Lee FJ, Gan VHL. Intranodal lymphangio-embolisation as treatment for lymphocele after kidney transplantation: A case report. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. 2020;29(4):234-238. doi:10.1177/2010105820960189
  20. Lim EJ, Tanidir Y, Ganesan S, et al. Influence of webinar based learning on practice of percutaneous nephrolithotomy: Outcomes of a global survey. Journal of Endourology. doi:10.1089/end.2021.0445
  21. Lo SS, Lim EJ, Ng LG, Kuo TLC. The Role of Estrogen Status in the Causation of Female Lower Urinary Tract and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. Curr Bladder Dysfunct Rep. 2019;14(3):139-143. doi:10.1007/s11884-019-00523-w
  22. Lim EJ, D.t C, Yee TH. Successful management of a giant angiomyolipoma with partial nephrectomy. Case Studies in Surgery. 2015;2(1):19. doi:10.5430/css.v2n1p19
  23. Yong SYS, Lim EJ, Tan CS, Chng JK. Endovascular covered stenting to treat an arteriovenous graft to native vein fistula, caused by dialysis needle cannulation. J Vasc Access. 2017;18(6):e101-e102. doi:10.5301/jva.5000708
  24. Malam Y, Lim EJ, Seifalian AM. Current trends in the application of nanoparticles in drug delivery. Curr Med Chem. 2011;18(7):1067-1078. doi:10.2174/092986711794940860

Research Trials