Jessica W. Lim, MD
The Center for Head & Neck Oncology
The Center for Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery
186 East 76th Street
New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 434-2323
Fax: (212) 434-6885
About Jessica Lim MD
Jessica W. Lim, MD is an otolaryngologist who treats patients of all ages and has a particular interest in endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid), sinus disease, airway (larynx and trachea) disorders and head and neck tumor surgery. Dr. Lim joined the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in 2007 to help expand the previously established Center of Excellence. She is also the Program Site Director for Otolaryngology residents from New York University. She has a very active office and surgical practice, in which patient/family education and minimally invasive techniques are emphasized. She is a member of the New York Head and Neck institute and involved with the Sinus Disease Best Practices Working Group of the Northshore-LIJ Health System.
Dr. Lim 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 at Rush Presbyterian St.-Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. In 1998, Dr. Lim joined the academic faculty as assistant professor at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, where she taught residents and students while also caring for patients. In the past, she has served as Director of Otolaryngology at Kings County Hospital Center and at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and has been Director of Otolaryngology Residency Training at SUNY-Downstate. 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, the American Rhinologic Society and the New York Head and Neck Society.