Our Specialists: Top Oncologist in Singapore

Dr. Lim Hwee Yong

MB BCh (Ireland), ABIM Int. Med (USA), ABIM Med Onc (USA), ABIM Haem (USA), FAMS (Medical Oncology), FACP (USA)

More than a decade experience

Active in Cancer Research

Author & Editor of Oncology books

Ambrose Birmingham Medal Winner

Dr. Lim Hwee Yong is a specialist medical oncologist with Novena Cancer Centre. He was previously consultant medical oncologist with National Cancer Centre Singapore, visiting consultant medical oncologist to Changi General Hospital and President of Singapore Society of Oncology.

Sharing Hope, Ensuring Wellbeing.

Dr. Lim did his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Hawaii and Hematology & Medical Oncology training at Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah. He has won various university scholarship programmes, is part of the peptide receptor radionuclide therapy workgroup that helped establish this new form of treatment in Singapore, and is the principle investigator of multiple research projects that were awarded the prestigious National Medical Research Council of Singapore grant funding.

Furthermore, he has led and participated in various important research involving various gastro-intestinal and hepato-biliary cancers, lung, colon and breast cancer, neuroendocrine tumour and other cancer research at the department of medical oncology in NCC Singapore.

Aside from research, Dr. Lim also commits himself to teaching medical students from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Duke-National University of Singapore, as well as oncology and palliative care nurses


American Board Certification for Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology


Member of the Medical Oncology Residency Advisory Board, Examiner for Medical Oncologist Trainee exams


NCC Singapore Blood Transfusion Committee (Chair), Clinical Trials Steering Committee (Member)


Medical degree from University College Dublin, National University of Ireland


Winner of the prestigious Ambrose Birmingham Medal in Anatomy


Authored and served as editor for oncology book chapters in international journals

Dr. Tan Min-Han


More than a decade experience

Lim Boon Keng Medal for Internal Medicine

Nestle Gold Medal in Paediatrics

Brunel Hawes Gold Medal Winner

Dr. Tan Min-Han is a visiting consultant medical oncologist at the Novena Cancer Centre Singapore,specializing in urological cancers and clinical cancer genetics. He is also a clinician-scientist and principal investigator at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Singapore, where he leads the Laboratory of Systems Medicine.

Inspiring Hope, Safeguarding Health.

Dr. Tan is an inventor of several practical diagnostic assays in oncology licensed to industry for development, designer of novel methods of drug delivery using green tea polyphenols, member of several international research and clinical collaborations and has contributed over 100 original papers spanning a diverse range of topics and has received international and national awards for contributions to research, teaching and clinical service. 

Furthermore, he is involved in teaching and mentorship to physicians, scientists and students, where he continues to teach at the National University of Singapore and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, as well as supervise and graduate PhD students, providing guidance for physician and scientist trainees at all levels.


Our physicians have high level depth and breadth of experience in diagnosing and treating all forms of the disease, from the most common to the very rare.