Dr. Richard D. Lim, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery • Male • Age 49

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Dr. Lim's Experience

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
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  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
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Background Check for Dr. Lim

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Honors Program in Medical Education, Northwestern University, 1984 - 199
  • America's Top Orthopedists, 2007 - 201
  • Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Christ Hospital and Medical Center, 1-1-2009 t
  • Chief Resident, Northwestern University Medical Center, 1996
  • Spinal Stenosis: A Monograph, 2005
  • Preventing Low Back Pain
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Education & Training

Medical School

Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1991

Internship Hospital

McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University
Complete in 1991

Residency Hospital

McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University
Complete in 1996

Fellowship Hospital

Leatherman Spine: The Spine Institute for Special Surgery
Complete in 1997
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Lim & Staff

  • English

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