Dr. Jae Lim, MD

Dr. Jae Lim, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

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Dr. Jae Lim, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in Vienna, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery, trauma medicine, and more.Read his story

Atlantic Brain & Spine

8230 Boone Blvd Ste 360

Vienna, VA 22182
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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Fracture Treatment
more than 88% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 79% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Lim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lim "Jae Y. Lim, M.D. currently serves as the principal neurosurgeon at Atlantic Brain and Spine. He is also the Trauma Lead for Neurosurgery at the Reston Hospital Center and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Jae Lim graduated from Stanford University with dual degrees in economics and biological sciences then went on to attend Yale Medical School in order to obtain his medical degree. After receiving his M.D., he completed a surgical internship, neurosurgery residency and fellowship at the UCLA Medical Center as well as an additional fellowship in complex spinal surgery at the Ceder-Sinai Institute of Spinal Disorder. Dr. Jae Y. Lim, M.D. is board-certified in neurological surgery, is a member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) in Northern Virginia and specializes in minimally invasive techniques that significantly reduce surgical impact and recovery times."
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6  Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Trauma Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

13  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of California Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Cedar Sinai Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Jae Lim, MD
Dr. Lim is very professional and pleasant to work with. He and his staff are friendly and make sure that I have everything that I need.
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Michele Lee in Stafford, VA – Sep 04, 2018
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The staff was phenomenal and maintained great communication throughout the entire process. I felt welcomed and in great hands immediately. Dr. Lim thoroughly explained my MRI and the complications that were discovered. He was very confident and reassuring about this procedure (laminectomy). ...Read More
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Onur in Ashburn, VA – Aug 14, 2018
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My wife and I have found Dr Jae Lim to be an efficient,smart & pleasant surgeon.He did a lumbar surgery for my wife and has also treated me for my spinal cord issues. Our experience with him has been nothing but positive.He is not too quick to suggest surgery right away.He takes his time &...Read More
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M.Iqbal and Seema Zuberi in Lorton, VA – Jul 14, 2018
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Dr. Lim was very quick to come to my rescue as my neck& spine needed immediate surgery. He & Meghan are fantastic explaining details & the results great
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Steven shulsinger in Oak Hill, VA – Jun 20, 2018
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The Drs is sincere listen to my complaints advice my opinions to ease my neck pains but I choose to have surgery.. now I fell so much better. Feeling like a living again. Thank you to Dr lim for help me to feel better and nurse Megan!
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VAN-THU THI PHAN in Annandale va 22003 – May 08, 2018
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