Dr. Kok Hoo Lim, MD

Dr. Kok Hoo Lim, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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65 y/o
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Dr. Kok Hoo Lim, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Dayton, OH and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

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2200 Philadelphia Dr Ste 555

Dayton, OH 45406
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • Butler Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Flora Midwest (PPOM)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • GENERAL

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
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more than 64% of peers
Aneurysm
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more than 59% of peers
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
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more than 58% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lung Injuries
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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77  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Malaysia Malaysia
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Malaysia, Malaysia
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Maimonides Med Ctr,
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Maimonides Med Ctr,
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lim

4.4

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Dr lim is an excellent doctor surgeon & a really good man. He is excellent in explaining what is going on through the process, he personally stops and explains and talks to his patients. He makes you feel like he truly cares about your recovery and he sticks with you until the end. We consider...Read More
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Natalie Miller in OHIO – Jun 15, 2017
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My husband was admitted to the hospital for an unrelated illness a few days before his first appointment with Dr. Lim. Dr. Lim came to his hospital room to keep the appointment. We have heard only good things about Dr. Lim, both before and after surgery. These great accolades came from family,...Read More
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Dayton, OH – Apr 19, 2017
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Highly recommend! Six by passes six weeks ago and continue to get better everyday! Skilled surgeon with a contagious smile! Was highly recommend to me and was true!
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Randall T in Englewood Ohio – Nov 10, 2016
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Such a pleasant and talented surgeon.Dr. Liam preformed 6 bypasses at one time for my husband at the end of Sept.2016.Unbelievable how well he has recovered!Dr. Liam took as much time as we needed to answer our questions.He did not hurry us along live most doctors and the best part is that he had a...Read More
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Christina T in Englewood Ohio – Nov 10, 2016
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My husband had open heart surgery October 5, 2016. Dr. Lim was great we was informed about everything by the nursing staff and Dr. Lim we could not have asked for a better surgeon.
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Merlyn Caupp in Germantown, Ohio – Nov 09, 2016
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