A/PROF CHRISTOPHER LIM
MBBS, BSc (Med), MRCS (Edin), MS, FRACS
SPECIALIST HEPATOBILIARY, PANCREATIC
& GENERAL SURGEON
Chris is an Australian-trained Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB), Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon based in Canberra and Sydney.
He sub-specialises in complex oncological surgery of the liver, pancreas, and bile ducts. Chris' expertise also extends to benign conditions including gallstones, hernias and obesity. He offers endoscopy and minimally invasive approaches, including laparoscopic and robotic surgery.
Chris is a graduate of the prestigious Australian and Aotearoa Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association Fellowship program, receiving the Padbury Trophy for outstanding performance in the exit examinations. He trained at the highest volume pancreatic centre in Australia, Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and recently became a Clinical Associate Professor with the Australian National University.
Aside from his technical excellence, patients and colleagues value Chris for his calm and warm presence, as well as his sense of utmost responsibility towards his patients.
Chris is available for both public and private referrals, making every effort to see patients as soon as possible upon referral, and within a week for new cancers. If helpful, he also speaks conversational Mandarin.
Hepatocellular carcinoma, colorectal liver metastases, cholangiocarcinoma
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, neuroendocrine tumours, cyst surveillance
Biliary Tract Cancers
Gallstones, biliary colic, cholecystitis, polyps
Inguinal, femoral, incisional, umbilical hernias,
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass
Gastric adenocarcinoma, gastrointestinal stromal tumours
Adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma
Minimally Invasive Approaches
Laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery