Dr. Lim, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, treats patients of all ages and has a particular interest in endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid), sinus disease, sleep disorders, voice and swallowing disorders and head and neck tumor surgery. She is proud to be recognized by her peers for her excellence in otolaryngology, as listed by Castle Connolly, Best Doctors and Super Doctors. After obtaining a B.A. at Duke University, Dr. Lim graduated from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in the top 10% of her class. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She performed her preliminary general surgery training and completed otolaryngology residency at New York University Medical Center in 1997, followed by a head and neck/sinus surgery fellowship with Dr. Michael Friedman at Rush Presbyterian St.-Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. In 1998, Dr. Lim joined the academic faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. In the past, she has has been Director of Otolaryngology Residency Training at SUNY-Downstate and has served as Director of Otolaryngology at Kings County Hospital Center and at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. She is the author or co-author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, and she has presented original research at national and local meetings. She has memberships in the Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the New York Head and Neck Society. Current research projects focus on thyroid and parathyroid surgery, patient satisfaction and surgical decision-making.