Dr Benjamin Yimcompleted his medical degree from Monash University(Melbourne) in 1994. He spent the next 2 years doing hospital postings in Singapore before attaining full medical registration by the Singapore Medical Council in 1997.
He spent the next one and a half years as an infantry battalion medical officer Singapore Armed Forces. During this time he completed a Diploma in Practical Dermatology from the University of Wales in 1998. Dr Yim graduated with the University of London degree of Master of Science in Clinical Dermatology in 1999 after completing one year in the renown St John's Institute of Dermatology.
In 2000, he started his own aesthetic laser clinic in Orchard Hotel. It was in the year 2001 that the Her World Magazine first featured the IPL skin rejuvenation treatment with Dr Yim. Since then, Dr Yim's armamentarium of minimally invasive aesthetic procedures has grown exponentially to include services like Botox, skin fillers, peels, fat transfer, thermage, threadlifts and vaser liposelection and fractional resurfacing using the Mosaic laser. Dr Yim's passion in this field does not just revolve around his clinical practice.
Some of his notable achievements in aesthetic medicine are:
Scientific Advisor, Organising Committee, Singapore Medical Association, for the 36th SMA Medical Convention on Aesthetic Medicine in May 2005.
Organising committee of the Conference of Aesthetic Medicine in Nov 2006 by the Society of Aesthetic Medicine (Singapore).
Speaker for the Conference of Aesthetic Medicine in Nov 2006 by the Society of Aesthetic Medicine (Singapore).
Speaker for the 36th SMA Medical Convention on Aesthetic Medicine in May 2005.
Speaker at Aesthetic Maxillofacial Surgery - Facing the New Era of the Combined Scientific Meeting2005, jointly organised by the Singapore Health Services (Singhealth), National Healthcare Group (NHG) and National University of Singapore (NUS) - 4th to 6th November 2005.
Guest Speaker in the symposium on Thermage in the 11th National Congress of Indonesian Society of Dermatology and Venerology on July 6-9, 2005 in Jakarta.
Appointed resource person for MOH committee for self-regulation in aesthetic medicine 2005.
Guest Speaker in the Internation Aesthetic Conference and Exhibition on Laser Lipolysis by Society of Antiaging & Aesthetic Medicine Malaysia in Jan 2006.
Appointed medical trainer for Botox administration(Allergan) and Matridex(NeoAsia) skin filler administration.