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Dr Lim Shu Xian

Designation:

Consultant Palliative Physician

Specialty:

Palliative Medicine

Qualification:

M.B.B.S., Master of Internal Medicine, University of Malaya (MIntMed), Fellowship (Subspecialty) Training in Palliative Care Medicine, Ministry of Health Malaysia

License Number:

MMC No: 49087, NSR No: 134318

Languages:

English, Bahasa Melayu, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese)

Clinic:

Bukit Tinggi Medical Centre (BTMC)

Address:

Lot 83211, Persiaran Batu Nilam/ K6, Bandar Bukit Tinggi 1, 41200 Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan

Profile

Procedure Focus

  • Cancer pain management 
  • Symptoms control in cancer 
  • Symptoms control in advanced illness 
  • Psychological support 
  • Spiritual support
  • Caregiver education and psychosocial support 
  • Goals of care discussions 
  • Advance care planning 
  • End-of-life care 
  • Hospital Discharge Planning 
  • Bereavement Support

Conditions treated

  • Advanced cancer 
  • Advanced chronic kidney disease
  • Advanced heart failure/ disease 
  • Advanced lung disease 
  • Advanced chronic liver disease 
  • Advanced neurological disease 
  • Advanced dementia 
  • Advanced HIV  

Post Graduate Qualifications

  • Fellowship (Subspecialty) Training in Palliative Care Medicine, Ministry of Health Malaysia (2021)
  • Master of Internal Medicine, University of Malaya (2016)

Clinical Training:

  • Clinical Fellowship in Palliative Medicine in National Cancer Centre Singapore (2020-2021)
  • Assisi Hospice Singapore Training (2020)
  • Hospital Palliative Medicine Training, University of Malaya (2018) 
  • Community Palliative Medicine Training
  • Hospis Malaysia (2018)
  • Hospital and Consultative Palliative Medicine Training, Ministry of Health (2018-2020)

Memberships & Associations

Committee member of Technical Working Committee for National Palliative Service Development (Palliative Medicine)

Medical School

Melaka-Manipal Medical College

Awards

  • 2020. A-Star Award by Assisi Hospice Singapore 
  • 2017. Excellence in Service Award (Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang) by Sarawak State Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. 
  • 2016. Oral Presentation (Second prize), Symptom Burden in End-stage-renal-disease patients in Malaysia. MHC (Malaysian Hospice Counsel) Congress 
  • 2016. Poster Presentation (Third prize), Anxiety and Depression in End-stage-renal-disease patients in Malaysia. MHC (Malaysian Hospice Counsel) Congress 
  • 2015. Humanitarian Service Award (Anugerah Khidmat Kemanusiaan). University of Malaya Medical Centre.

Media & Publications

Publication (Books) 

  • 1. Terminal Discharge Guideline, 1st edition, Co-Author and Chief Editor (2023)
  • 2. Handbook of Palliative Medicine in Malaysia, 2nd edition, Co-author (2023)

Journals

  •  1. Kwan Z, Bong YB, Tan LL, Lim SX, Yong ASW, Ch'ng CC, Tan MP, Ismail R. Determinants of quality of life and psychological status in adults with psoriasis. Arch Dermatol Res. (2018)
  • 2. Kwan Z, Bong YB, Tan LL, Lim SX, Yong AS, Ch’ng CC, Tan MP, Thevarajah S, Ismail R. Socioeconomic and sociocultural determinants of psychological distress and quality of life among patients with psoriasis in a selected multi-ethnic Malaysian population. Psychol Health Med. (2017)

Clinic Hours

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