Dr. Ivan Lim, MD

Dr. Ivan Lim, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Ivan Lim, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Gaithersburg, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery in 1981 and specializes in rheumatology.

655 Watkins Mill Rd

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Contact Information

(800) 777-7904

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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Raynaud's Disease
more than 64% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
more than 27% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 12% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

34  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

Background Check

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  • University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Wayne St University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Boston University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lim's Reviews

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4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Lim's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Lim seemed very knowledgeable about rheumatic diseases and seemed very interested in my well-being. With that said, I was very disappointed that he felt that if you have an autoimmune disease that you ALWAYS have to have a positive ANA, and that it never goes away even with treatment. I read...more
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Dr. Lim wanted me in and out of his office as quickly as possible. He ordered a whole slew of tests and then came up with a "diagnosis" that was totally against what my previous rheumatologist and GI dr, as well as my bloodwork, showed or said. I would not refer anyone to see this dr. He doesn't...more
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