Dr. Scott Lim, DO

Dr. Scott Lim, DO

Dermatology  |  
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Age 58
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Dr. Scott Lim, DO is a dermatologist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986 and specializes in dermatology.

3243 W 26th St

Erie, PA 16506

Contact Information

(814) 836-1300

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Dr. Lim's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lim treats Skin Infections more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lim treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Itchy Skin
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lim treats Itchy Skin more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lim treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Psoriasis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lim treats Psoriasis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lim treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lim's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Collagen Injection
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Facial Peel
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

About Me

Care Philosophy

I enjoy helping people with skin conditions and see all patients personally. Having been in practice for 24 years, I have had the privilege of developing wonderful relationships with my patients and am proud to have earned their trust.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1990
The Dermatology Center, Philadelphia, Pa
Residency Hospital
1987
Metropoltan Hospital Springfield Division
Internship Hospital
1986
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1982
Allegheny College, Meadville Pa
Undergraduate School
1990
1987
1986
1982

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lim

3.8

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Dr. Lim & his staff are very friendly & professional. He genuinely cares about his patients & takes time to explain issues.
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Dr. Lim was very thorough at my derm checkup. He patiently answered all my questions and made sure all of my concerns were addressed. Highly recommend him.
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Made me feel uneducated when asking questions, had a "student" in the room to observe and did not ask my permission, nurse was rude. Will never return.
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I came to his office in my thirties about a spot on my nose that wouldn't heal. I was told "you are probably just washing your face to our hard or not using enough lotion. It's just a dry patch." I explained that I use gentle soap and rinsing, patting dry only. I pleaded for a biopsy. I was refused and told it was just cosmetic. I went home feeling silly and tried to treat it with lotions. A few years later I got a second opinon. The basal cell was so big I had to have an skin graft.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Lim for over 20 years. He is so personable & professional. But, most importantly; he saved my life, Dr. Lim found & removed a cancerous Tumor on my Left Flank, in my mid-twenties. I never noticed a lump or pain. Dr. Lim, also treats me for Alopecia, so my long blonde hair grew back healthy & shiny - no more odd layered hair cuts to cover bald spots:-) I have a rare genetic illness w/ many complications, Dr. Lim always cares & gives me samples. Thank You Dr. Lim!
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He is one of only a few Dermatologist in area. Appointments do take a month or so, but that is to be expected. He treated me and knew what the issue was, so I am happy.
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Dr. Lim and his office have always been professional and friendly. He removed a basal spot from my nose and 8 years later, you still can't see the scar. He's thorough and trustworthy. He's very invested in your health and lectures all of us about skin care and sun damage. He's treated our whole family for various things. Acne, squamous cell, basal, moles, exzema...
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Incompetent. He had a medicaid clinic. Took 4 months to get an appt. He left exam/ended appt. as I talked to him about my condition. Next day appt. are available at his private practice, if you have good insurance if not you wait 4+ mo. between appts. He decided to take me off of my Cystic acne meds to see what would happen, despite my objections causing deep sunken & pitted scars across both sides of my face. I now have a Master's, great job insurance, but can't fix the damagede he caused
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Dr. Lim is rigid & in it for the $$. He does not have a genuine interest in caring for patients-very methodical /lacks caring. My daughter,about to be a life guard, I was worried about the dangers extreme sun exposure. Not being able to get a new pt. appointment for 6 mths, I took her along to my appointment (hoping she could take my appoint. and no) explained my concern, Dr. Lim totally ignored her like she did not even exist in the room & didn't offer literature etc. The staff & Dr were rude
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