Dr Aik Guan Lim

Dr Aik Guan Lim

MB ChB MD FRCP

Gastroenterology

Recommended by 1 specialist
35 years of experience
24 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“I was very impressed by Dr Lim. He ensured that he understood my health concerns and then took appropriate action having consulted with me.“
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Subspecialties

  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Hepatology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Indonesian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3239748
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £180

    Follow-up appointment: £120

    Practices worked at

    Ashtead Hospital

    The Warren Ashtead, Ashtead,Surrey, United Kingdom, KT21 2SB
    146 reviews

    Epsom General Hospital - The Northey Suite

    Epsom Hospital Dorking Road, Epsom, United Kingdom, KT18 7EG
    1 review

    About

    Dr Aik Guan Lim is a consultant gastroenterologist based in Surrey. He specialises in general gastroenterology, hepatology, and all aspects of endoscopy. He also has a clinical interest in therapeutic, diagnostic and open access gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy and Fibroscan. He typically sees patients with symptoms such as pain, bloating, heartburn, bowel habit changes, rectal bleeding, and nausea, and he also treats patients with liver problems symptoms such as jaundice and abnormal liver scans or liver function tests. Dr Lim is able to diagnose a wide range of conditions including inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease, gastric ulcer, hiatus hernia, hepatitis, fatty liver, and irritable bowel syndrome.

    Dr Lim qualified in 1987 from Bristol University before undertaking specialist training at St George's Hospital and The Royal London Hospital. He then completed a research degree where he looked into primary biliary cirrhosis and achieved the Young Investigator Prize from the Mayo Clinic for his work. He has also published his work on helicobacter pylori infection and inflammatory bowel disease.

    Dr Lim’s NHS practice is at Epsom and St Helier University NHS Trust where he is a consultant gastroenterologist as well as clinical director for medicine. His private clinics are at Ramsay Ashtead Hospital and Epsom Hospital.

    Procedures

    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • BRAVO Capsule
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Enteral Feeding
    • FibroScan
    • Gastroscopy
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Oesophageal Stent Insertion
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Bloating
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Achalasia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
    • Bile Duct Diseases
    • Cholestasis
    • Cirrhosis
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diarrhoea
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Food Intolerance
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallbladder Disease
    • Gallstones
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastritis
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Heart Burn
    • Hepatitis
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Jaundice
    • LPR Reflux
    • Liver Cancer
    • Liver Disease
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancreatic Disorders
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Polycystic Liver Disease
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Tiredness (Fatigue)
    • Wilson's Disease
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    Education

    • University of Bristol MBChB, MD
    • Royal College of Physicians, London FRCP

    Memberships:

    • British Society of Gastroenterology
    • European Association of the Study of the Liver
    • American Gastroenterology Association
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Endoscopy (OGD)
    4/5
    Acid Reflux
    2/5
    Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    2/5
    Bloating
    1/5
    Fatty Liver Disease
    1/5
    Swollen Stomach
    1/5
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I was very impressed by Dr Lim. He ensured that he understood my health concerns and then took appropriate action having consulted with me.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I have seen Dr Lim with several different gastroentrology problems. Dr Lim is very professional, efficient , reassuring and always have time to listen and understand my problem. He is the kindest medical consultant I have met so far. I would certainly recommend him.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    He is very caring and professional and seems to be concerned about my problems
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Simple explanation
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Wonderful secretary
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Dr Ratnasingam Nithiyananthan
    Dr Ratnasingam Nithiyananthan
    General (Internal) Medicine, Endocrinology & Diabetes
    Is a colleague

    "gastroenterologist"

    05-11-2021

    Recommended for:
    Swollen Stomach, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Oesophageal Spasm

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