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Dr. Harvey Chim, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
4.7 (23)
Map Pin Small Gainesville, FL
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Harvey Chim, MD

Dr. Harvey Chim, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Gainesville, FL. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and is affiliated with UF Health Shands Hospital and UF Health Leesburg Hospital. Dr. Chim, completed a residency at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Chim an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Chim works at UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center in Gainesville, FL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chim's Office Locations

  1. 1
    UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center
    4037 NW 86th Ter Fl 3, Gainesville, FL 32606 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 265-8402
  2. 2
    UF Health Plastic Surgery and Hand Reconstruction - OSMI
    3450 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 265-8402
  3. 3
    UF Health Surgical Specialists - Springhill
    4037 NW 86th Ter Fl 3, Gainesville, FL 32606 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 265-0535

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  • UF Health Shands Hospital
  • UF Health Leesburg Hospital

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    About Dr. Harvey Chim, MD

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese and Mandarin
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    • 1750581120
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    Education & Certifications

    • Mayo Clinic Graduate School Of Medicine (Hand Surgery)
    • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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    • National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
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    • Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
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    Dr. Chim works at UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center in Gainesville, FL. View the full address on Dr. Chim’s profile.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Chim. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chim.

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