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Robert Lim, MD

  • Accepting New Patients
  • Member of OU Health Physicians

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
  • Army Commendation Medal x 6
  • Order of Military Medical Merit 2002
  • Legion of Merit 2019
  • Bronze Star 2003
  • Surgery Teacher of the Year, Tripler Army Medical Center 2014
  • Meritorious Service Medal x 3
  • Gold Foundation Excellence in Humanistic and Clinical Care 2015
Health Education
  • College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art Davidson College
    Davidson, NC
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine New York Medical College
    Valhalla, NY
  • Residency
  • Surgery Tripler Army Medial Center
    Honolulu, HI
  • Surgery William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    El Paso, TX
  • Fellowship
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Boston, MA
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Surgery 2013
Medical Interests Areas of Interest: General surgery, bariatric surgery, Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery including robot surgery, Surgical Education, Emergency General Surgery, Patient Safety, Improved Access to Care, Quality Assurance
Star Ratings
4.7 out of 5
( 47 Ratings
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  • Oct 13, 2020
    Dr. Lim is very responsive personable doctor, and I felt very confident in his capabilities. Thank you.
  • Sep 15, 2020
    Yeah, I just wanted to add that I went in for emergency surgery and felt, very comfortable and confident and taken care of with Dr. Lim. That's all. Thank you.
  • Aug 18, 2020
    This is the first time to meet the Dr , and I trust him totally.
  • Jun 9, 2020
    He was nice to me and he knew what he wanted to say, so yes, I do. Yes.
  • Feb 4, 2020
    I feel very confident and trust Dr. Lim with my healthcare. He was thorough and took time to explain my medical options.
  • Jan 21, 2020
    Great surgeon
  • Dec 17, 2019
    Great Dr's and staff