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Dr. Richard Lim, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.2 (115)
Map Pin Small Orland Park, IL
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Lim, MD

Dr. Richard Lim, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Orland Park, IL. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is affiliated with UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Hinsdale, Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lim an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Lim works at Practice in Orland Park, IL with other offices in Munster, IN, Hinsdale, IL and Oak Lawn, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Intervertebral Disc Disease, Degenerative Disc Disease and Herniated Disc along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Lim's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics East Inc
    10719 160th St, Orland Park, IL 60467 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 226-3300
  2. 2
    Great Lakes Surgical Suites LLC
    9200 Calumet Ave Ste N500, Munster, IN 46321 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (219) 513-9955
  3. 3
    UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Hinsdale
    120 N Oak St, Hinsdale, IL 60521 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 856-9000
  4. 4
    Oak Lawn Medical Distribution LLC
    4220 W 95th St Ste 100, Oak Lawn, IL 60453 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 226-3300

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Hinsdale
  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Cervical Radiculopathy
Joint Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Upper Back Pain
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Achilles Tendon Contracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Back Pain
Bursitis of Hip
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Hip Tendinitis
Knee Ligament Tears
Limb Pain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Sprain
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellar Chondromalacia
Pelvic Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spondylitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Whiplash
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Arthrocentesis
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Disc Replacement
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Abdominal Pain
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Atherosclerosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Avascular Necrosis
Baker’s Cyst
Barrett's Esophagus
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Broken Neck
Burn Injuries
Cancer
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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Constipation
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Fibular Fracture
Foot Conditions
Fracture
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Ganglion Cyst
Gastric Ulcer
Hand Conditions
Head and Neck Conditions
Heel Spur
Hip Dysplasia
Humerus Fracture
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Knee Disorders
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Liver Cancer
Lower Back Injuries
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Lymphedema
Medial Epicondylitis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Neck Pain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Edema
Piriformis Syndrome
Pleural Effusion
Polyneuropathy
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida Occulta
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Instability
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Sclerosis
Tarlov Cyst
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Thyroid Cancer
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Venous Hypertension
Vertebral Column Tumors
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Repair
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Facet Blocks
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Fracture Care
Knee Surgery
Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neurostimulator Implantation
Partial Hip Replacement
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Scoliosis Spinal Fusion
Scoliosis Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Trigger Point Injection
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    4.2
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1134174352
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Leatherman Spine: The Spine Institute for Special Surgery
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Richard Lim, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lim is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lim has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lim has seen patients for Intervertebral Disc Disease, Degenerative Disc Disease and Herniated Disc, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lim on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    115 patients have reviewed Dr. Lim. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lim.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Lim, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Lim appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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