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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 Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
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  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
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  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
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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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