Dr Lim Kheng Ann is a consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is a graduate from the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore. He is trained in OMS at the then Government Dental Clinic and Singapore General Hospital and obtained his Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh after completing his basic OMS training. He continued his advanced surgical training in OMS at the department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, National Dental Centre. His training includes OMS surgical exposure at Singapore General Hospital, Changi Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital as well as Alexandra Hospital.
He obtained a government scholarship to study “advanced surgical implantology” and spent nine months in Sweden in three hospitals including the Central Hospital in Halmstad; the prestigious Salgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg; and the Central Hospital in Vasteras. In his stint in Sweden, he studied the finer points in surgical techniques for dental implantology as well as cranio-facial implantology.
Upon his return, he is inducted as a Fellow to the Chapter of Dental Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
He held the appointment of clinical tutor in the Master of Dental Surgery (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery) program from 1995 – 2003. From 2002 to 2003, he served as a part-time lecturer, Division of Graduate Dental Studies, Master of Dental Surgery (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program)/ “MDS (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)” at the National University of Singapore. He was also visiting lecturer, Master of Science (Biomedical Engineering) / “MSC (BME)” program, Nanyang Technological University.
Professionally, he has served on the executive committee of the Association of Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons (Singapore) for many years in various appointments including the post of President which he held for two terms. He was also member of the executive committee of the Chapter of Dental Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He also contributed to the assessment of new oral surgeons by serving on the dental specialty board for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.