Dr. Moe Lim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 48
  
Dr. Lim
Accepting new patients
Spine, and More

UNC Healthcare

1350 Raleigh Rd Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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(984) 974-4200

Dr. Moe Lim, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Lim has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lim to book an appointment.


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Dr. Lim accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Lim

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Lim treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Lim treats other conditions, please contact the office at (984) 974-4200.

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Dr. Lim typically treats 73% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Low Back Pain
Spine Disorders
Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Dr. Lim's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Lim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lim

4.5

Based on 17 ratings

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Seven years ago, I could walk about 50 feet with a cane. After a totally successful lumbar fusion surgery with about 8 decompressions, I had my life back. I could not possibly say how much this has meant to the quality of my life. I am able to be very active for a 74-year-old woman, and I am still pain free and have been since the surgery. Dr. Lim is caring, kind, even modest, and he has “mad skills.” I have recommended him many times to others and will continue to do so. He’s the best!
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Helped me so much! He was great
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jason Swann in Carrboro , NC – Jun 05, 2019
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I would like to take a moment to share my wonderful experience with Dr. Lim after recent surgery I had on October 13, 2017. Dr. Lim performed a decompression laminectomy on my L4-l5 and my pain has improved tremendously since. Dr. Lim is a very rare Dr. in which he is sincerely kind, caring, and a very humble man which is a rare quality found in most Dr.'s. If you are looking for a qualified, compassionate, honest Dr., than you found the right Dr. Thank you Dr. Lim
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Donna in Chapel Hill, NC – Nov 14, 2017
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Dr. Lim sent his Resident in to meet with me alone first. Then Dr. Lim entered & repeated the same tests. Dr. Lim wouldn't even acknowledge any of my week-old x-ray or MRI reports--or discuss them with me--or my pain. In fact, he hadn't even read them; so he did not know I had a compression fracture OR stenosis! When I told him about these, he denied them! I was shocked. I definitely did not want Dr. Lim cutting into me at that point. All he wanted to do was to show me my MRI pics.
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Very compassionate and caring Doctor.
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Denise Snead in Burlington NC – Apr 28, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Moe Lim, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Lim has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Thomas Jefferson University - Rothman Institute, Spinal Surgery, NY, USA
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Hospital for Special Surgery
Residency Hospital
2000
New York Hospital - Cornell, NY, USA
Internship Hospital

Awards

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UNC Healthcare

UNC Healthcare1350 Raleigh Rd Chapel Hill, NC 27517
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University of North Carolina Hospital

Chapel Hill, NC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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