Doctor's Profile

Dr Shim Hang Hock


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gutCARE Digestive•Liver•Endoscopy Associates

Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #07-55
Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours
8.30am to 1pm & 2pm to 5.30pm (Mon - Fri)
8.30am to 12.30pm (Sat)

Dr Shim is a specialist in gastroenterology with subspecialty interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (i.e. ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease) and digestive cancer screening. He formally practised clinical gastroenterology and general hepatology in Singapore General Hospital where he served as the Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre; and currently continues to be a Visiting Consultant. An avid educator, Dr Shim was appointed as Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School.

Dr Shim obtained his Bachelor of Medicine (BM) from University of Southampton, United Kingdom in 2007 and accredited as specialist in gastroenterology in 2015. In 2016, he was awarded Healthcare Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship by Ministry of Health, Singapore to undergo Advanced Fellowship under the mentorship of Professors Remo Panaccione and Cynthia Seow at Calgary, Canada, one of the largest Inflammatory Bowel Disease units in the world.