Dr. Jae Lim, MD

Dr. Jae Lim, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

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

Learn about Dr. Lim

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Lim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Lim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lim "A graduate of both Yale and Stanford, Dr. Jae Y. Lim is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive techniques, including robotic spine surgery, that significantly reduce surgical impact and recovery times. Dr. Lim is one of only four surgeons in Northern Virginia to utilize robotic surgery techniques for complex back surgery."

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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Dr. Lim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lim to family and friends
29 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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  • 1

Dr. Lim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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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Dr. Lim performed an L3-L4 microdiscectomy on me. I had significant pain and lost feeling in my left leg; MRI on 28 Dec 17 confirmed a ruptured disk. Dr. Lim responded to my plea for urgent action by performing surgery at Reston Hospital on 10 Jan 18. Dr. Lim and his PA, Megan, kept me well...more
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I came to Dr. Lim as a second opinion and I am happy that I did! I needed a milti-level cervical discectomy and was told that my only option was to fuse them. Dr. Lim performed a milti-level disc replacement and I am very happy with the results! I want from being in constant pain before surgery...more
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I first met Dr. Lim and Meghan at Reston Hospital May 19 2017 after a benign brain tumor was discovered. Both demonstrated great care, concern, and compassion while outlining next steps. My surgery was 5/22. I was discharged 5/25 and, miraculously, returned to work 6/16. This would not have...more
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Having never been operated on I was scared to find out I would need surgery. I'm more than grateful that Dr. Lim and his incredibly sweet Nurse Practitioner Meghan took on my case. They aren't the type to sugarcoat- so I knew exactly what to expect and was well informed. They have incredible...more
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