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Pei-Wen Lim, M.D.

  1. Surgeon

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

EnglishMandarinCantonese

Pei-Wen Lim, M.D., MS-HPEd, is a board-certified surgeon who has completed advanced fellowship training in minimally invasive and metabolic surgery. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University as a medical doctor and completed general surgery residency at University of Massachusetts. She then completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at University of Massachusetts before joining their staff as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery. She was then recruited to join Boston Medical Center and Boston University staff as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. While at Boston Medical Center, she also provided surgical services at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center, co-leading their robotic foregut and bariatric surgery program.

Dr. Lim works in close collaboration with a Multidisciplinary Team of physicians to build a comprehensive and individualized plan of care for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, achalasia, paraesophageal hernias, and inguinal hernias. Additionally, she specializes in the treatment of chronic obesity and performs minimally invasive sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass, as well as revisional surgery for patients who suffer from complications of previous bariatric surgery.

Dr. Lim also obtained a Masters in Health Professional Education from Massachusetts General Hospital's Institute of Health Professions. She has extensive experience in teaching and training medical students as well as general surgery residents. Her focus in these regards are on advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Additionally, Dr. Lim serves as an examination consultant to the American Board of Surgery. She is also a committee member on numerous national societies including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and Society of Surgery for the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).

  1. Abdominal wall reconstruction
  2. Bariatric surgery
  3. Cholecystectomy
  4. Gastric bypass surgery
  5. Hiatal hernia repair
  6. Laparoscopic surgery
  7. Nissen fundoplication
  8. Robotic surgery
  9. Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Anti-reflux surgery (GERD)
  • Paraesophageal hernia
  • Metabolic and bariatric surgery
  • Treatment of gastrointestinal and biliary tract diseases
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  1. 2020
    MS - MS-HPEDMassachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
  2. 2018
    Fellow - Advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric SurgeryUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
  3. 2017
    Residency - General SurgeryUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
  4. 2012
    MDJefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  5. 2006
    Undergraduate StudiesTemasek Junior College

Certifications

  1. 2017
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2011
    First PlaceJohn H. Gibbon Jr. Surgical Society Surgical Olympics
  2. 2011
    Hobart Armory Hare Medical Honor SocietyJefferson Medical College
  3. 2005
    Scholarship AwardSingapore’s Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN)

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberSurgery Qualifying Examination, Examination Consultant Committee, American Board of Surgery
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberSociety of Asian Academic Surgeons
  3. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberFundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  4. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberFundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  5. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberFundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery Test Center Review Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  6. 2016 - 2018
    MemberMedication Safety Committee, UMass Medical Center
  7. 2015 - 2017
    MemberResident Education Committee, General Residency Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  8. 2015 - 2016
    MemberGraduate Medical Education Committee, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberAssociation of Women Surgeons
  10. 2013 - present
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  11. 2011 - 2012
    MemberBoard Committee, American Medical Women's Association, Jefferson Medical College
  12. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons

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