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Robert Lim, MD

About Robert Lim

Dr. Lim is an Associate Professor of Surgery, as well as the Resident Program Director and the Vice-Chair of Education for the Department of Surgery. He obtained his medical degree from the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. Dr. Lim completed his residency at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center. After completing his residency, Dr. Lim went on to complete a fellowship program in minimally invasive surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. He is a former military surgeon with 6 deployments to the combat zones of Iraq and Afghanistan earning both Bronze Star and Legion of Merit awards. Dr. Lim is board certified in General Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Affiliations Schusterman Center – Surgery Procedures Clinic, Schusterman Center, OU Health Physicians Surgical Specialist, OU Health Physicians Surgical Specialists – Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Clinic
Awards
  • Army Commendation Medal x 6
  • Meritorious Service Medal x 3
  • Legion of Merit 2019
  • Gold Foundation Excellence in Humanistic and Clinical Care 2015
  • Surgery Teacher of the Year, Tripler Army Medical Center 2014
  • Bronze Star 2003
  • Order of Military Medical Merit 2002
Health Education
  • Fellowship
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
    2009
  • Residency
  • Surgery William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    El Paso, TX
    2002
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine New York Medical College
    Valhalla, NY
    1996
  • College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art Davidson College
    Davidson, NC
    1991
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Surgery
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (including robotic surgery)
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Emergency General Surgery
  • General Surgery
Research Interests:
  • Improving Access to Care
  • Patient Safety
  • Surgical Education
  • Quality Assurance
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