Mr Justin Lim

Mr Justin Lim

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 04186580


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Lim has been a doctor since 1995 and has worked in Trauma & Orthopaedics since 2000. He specialises in Hip Surgery and Knee Surgery and is a member of the British Hip Society (BHS) and the British Association of Surgeons of the Knee (BASK).
Justin entered medical school at the age of 17 and graduated 5 years later from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 1995. He completed his basic surgical rotation in South Wales and then worked in Manchester and Birmingham. Following this he was appointed as specialist registrar to the renowned Oswestry/ Stoke rotation for his higher surgical training in his chosen field of orthopaedic surgery. During this period he also completed an additional postgraduate Masters degree in Orthopaedic Engineering, a senior Fellowship in Hip and Knee Surgery in Oswestry and in international fellowship in Singapore.
In 2006, he was appointed as a consultant at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, University Hospital North Midlands NHS Trust and and placed on the Specialist Register. Since then he has gained and excellent reputation amongst patients as well as his fellow surgeons.
He was nominated to and has held roles within the University Hospital of North Midlands/ Royal Stoke University Hospital including Clinical Lead for Hip and Knee Surgery 2009-2014, Clinical Lead for Enhanced Recovery 2012-2014, Clinical Lead for Elective Orthopaedics 2012-2014 and led the department until completion of his term as Clinical Director for Orthopaedics, Trauma and Major Trauma 2014-2017.
Where surgery is necessary, he has a particular interest in minimising blood loss in surgery, use of computerised templating and surgical planning to improve accuracy of implantation of joint replacements, use of ceramic and advanced polyethylene bearing materials for joint replacements and Enhanced Recovery Techniques for pain control and early mobilisation.
Mr Lim has been in private practice since 2007 and consults at the Nuffield Health Hospital in Newcastle Under Lyme on Tuesday and Friday clinics.

Investigations and Treatments offered:-
• Investigation, advice and treatment of pain around the pelvis/hip/groin/thigh/knee
• Investigation,advice, monitoring and if needed, treatment of previous joint replacements
• Injections of hip / knee / other
• Hip replacement
• Knee arthroscopy
• Knee replacement
• Hip arthroscopy
• Hip revision
• Knee revision

Areas of interest

Knee pain; Knee; Revision surgery (orthopaedic); Hip pain; Hip arthroscopy; Knee arthroscopy; Hip disorders; Hip replacement surgery; Hip; Knee surgery; Knee replacement surgery; osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis;injections; hip impingement; sports injuries; avascular necrosis

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