Tien Huey Lim


I am a New Zealand trained gastroenterologist.  Having spent my early childhood in Malaysia, I am multilingual and can speak fluent Mandarin, and understand Cantonese, Teochew, Hokkien and Malay.

Areas of expertise:

  • Endoscopy- diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Functional bowel disease, dyspepsia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) inflammatory bowel disease
  • Coeliac disease
  • Liver disease: All liver disease, with particular subspecialist and research interest in Hepatitis B and fatty liver
  • Fibroscan



  • Degrees: BHB, MBChB (Auckland), FRACP, MD (University of Auckland)


Current employment:

  • Consultant gastroenterologist and general physician at Middlemore Hospital, 2013 to present



  • Auckland University Medical School (MBChB 2005)
  • Advanced gastroenterology and hepatology training in Auckland Region; (FRACP 2013)



  • Post graduate doctorate research in natural history of chronic hepatitis B (MD, University of Auckland)