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Richard Lim, MD

Dr. Lim is an orthopedic surgeon in the Chicago area. He is affiliated with Palos Community Hospital and 4 more hospitals.
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557 doctors
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278 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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643 doctors
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644 doctors
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321 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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1.2k doctors
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620 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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73 doctors
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73 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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105 doctors
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104 doctors
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52 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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21 doctors
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21 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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68 doctors
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68 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more herniated disc patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more scoliosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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197 doctors
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197 doctors
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98 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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536 doctors
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536 doctors
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268 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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106 doctors
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105 doctors
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52 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more spondylosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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248 doctors
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247 doctors
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123 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Dr. Lim saw more spider bite patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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344 doctors
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344 doctors
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172 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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404 doctors
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403 doctors
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201 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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59 doctors
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59 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more sprained back patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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206 doctors
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206 doctors
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Dr. Lim saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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209 doctors
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209 doctors
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104 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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44 doctors
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43 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more sprained neck patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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129 doctors
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128 doctors
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64 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more sciatica patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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96 doctors
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95 doctors
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47 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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113 doctors
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114 doctors
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56 doctors
Dr. Lim saw fibromyalgia patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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302 doctors
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302 doctors
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150 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more sprained joint patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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25 doctors
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24 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more rotator cuff tear patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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94 doctors
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46 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more tendonitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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117 doctors
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116 doctors
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58 doctors
Dr. Lim saw abnormal gait patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more rotator cuff sprain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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197 doctors
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196 doctors
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98 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more broken bone patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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30 doctors
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30 doctors
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Dr. Lim saw more plantar fasciitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Lim saw more Achilles tendinitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Lim accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Broken ankle repair (surgical) $5,131 – 11.6k
Broken femur repair (surgical) $7,180 – 14.0k
Broken hip repair (surgical) $6,090 – 15.6k
Broken lower leg repair (surgical) $9,570 – 15.4k
Broken patella repair (surgical) $8,068 – 17.9k
Knee arthroscopy $5,141 – 11.7k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Lim sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
10719 160th St
Orland Park, IL 60467
569 miles away
Office
4220 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
564 miles away

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Credentials
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1991

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Lim is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Palos Community Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Advocate South Suburban Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Little Company of Mary Hospital
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield