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Emerson A. Lim, MD

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Emerson A. Lim, MD
Emerson A. Lim, MD

Dr. Lim received his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He earned his medical degree at The New York Univeristy School of Medicine where he was Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine, and fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Columbia Univeristy Medical Center. During that time he was awared a Post-doctoral Fellowship Clinical Research Grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation and completed a Masters degree in Biostatistics at the Mailman School of Public Health.

Dr. Lim cares for patients with genitourinary cancers, including prostate, bladder, kidney, and testicular cancers. His current research interest, for which he was awarded a pilot grant from the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, is in prostate cancer imaging to detect prostate cancer and to determine its aggressiveness. He also actively participates in multicenter cooperative group clinical trials and is involved in developing investigator-initiated studies to evaluate novel therapeutic agents discovered in the lab and novel combinations of agents for treatment of genitourinary malignancies.

Primary Specialty
Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Education And Training
New York University School of Medicine
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Bladder Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
Local 1199
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
United Healthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-5098
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 9
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-5098
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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