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Mr Lim has been a doctor since 1995 and has worked in Trauma & Orthopaedic 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; rheumatoidarthritis;injections; hip inpingement; sports injuries;
- Caron Lim
- Minnie Farm Red Hall Lane Halmer End Stoke-On-Trent ST7 8AX
- 07786 615291
- 07786 615291
Anaesthetists worked with
- Venkata Pasupuleti Fee Assured
- Dr Arunchakkravarthy KannanGovindaswamy Fee Assured
- Nuffield Health North Staffordshire Hospital https://www.nuffieldhealth.com/consultants/mr-justin-lim
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust and Nuffield Hospital since 2006
Hip Knee Pelvis see Publications below
-Clinical Excellence awards
-Professor Templeton Young Trainer of the Year Award 2010, by the Oswestry/Stoke Orthopaedic Training Programme.
Primary total hip replacement using Burch-Schneider cages for acetabular fractures.
Frank Liaw, S Govilkar, D. Banks, P. Kankanalu, B Youssef, J Lim
HIP INTERNATIONAL Published September 9, 2020 Research Article
Govilkar S, Law F, Woo T, Lim J, Youssef B, Britton I. (2019)
Injury Patterns of Equine-Related Trauma
The Open Orthopaedic Journal (17th March 2019). Bentham Open Reference No:TOORTHJ-19-3054, ISSN: 1874-3250
Evaluating risk factors following surgery for periprosthetic fractures around hip and knee arthroplasties Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery.
George Orfanos, Justin Lim, Bishoy Youssef
ISSN 0936-8051. DOi10.1007/s00402-018-3084-9. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2019 Apr;139(4):475-482. doi: 10.1007/s00402-018-3084-9. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
The Morel-Lavallee lesion and its management:A review of the literature. Rohit Singh, Ben Rymer, Bishoy Youssef, Justin Lim.
Journal of Orthopaedics 15 (2018) 917-921. Sept 2018.
Multiple Myeloma- a review. Stevenson J, Wall C, Patel A, Lim J.
Orthopaedics and Trauma June2014;vol 28, issue 3, p187-193
Management of pubic symphysis diastasis with locking plates. A report of 11 cases. A. Hamad, G.Pavlou, J.Dwyer, J LIM
Injury, paper publication July 2013, issue 44, p947-951
Is a fracture of the transverse process of L5 a predictor of pelvic fracture instability? Starks I, Frost A, Wall P, Lim J.
J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011 Jul;93(7):967-9.
Minimally Invasive Oxford Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. A note of caution! KL Luscombe, J Lim, PW Jones, SH White
International Orthopaedics. Volume 31, Number 3 / June, 2007,1; p321-4.
The Effect of pre-operative Symptom Severity on Outcome of Total Knee
Replacement – Patients with the lowest Pre-Operative Scores achieve the Lowest Marks. J Lim, KL Luscombe, PW Jones, SH White
The Knee 12 (2006) 216 – 219 .
Progression of Scoliosis after spinal fusion in Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2004, May 86 (4): 550-5
WJ Gaine, J Lim, W Stephenson, CS Galasko.
Safety and efficacy of intra-articular injection of the Hip . Hip International 2002; 12: 378 – 382
M Waseem, S Sadiq, AK Gambhir, J Lim, S Maxwell, DJ Bamford
Book Chapter: Stem Cells and Cartilage. JB Richardson, J Lim, EH Lee, J Hui.
Chapter 22, p466-496, in book: Stem Cells: From Benchtop to Bedside.
ISBN 981-256-126-9. Published Oct. 2005
Courses offered to GPs
Current Updates in Hip and Knee Surgery - 2018
, 2019 organised by Nuffield Hospital .
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.http://www.njrsurgeonhospitalprofile.org.uk/SurgeonProfile?gmccode=4186580
- MB.BCh. University of Wales, College of Medicine 1995
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1998
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England Scotland Ireland 2005
- Specialist Registration and Certificate of Completion of Training West Midlands Deanery - Oswestry/Stoke Rotation 2006
- Fellowship - Senior Arthroplasty Fellow Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital, Oswestry 2006
- AO Trauma Fellow AO Synthes , Singapore General Hospital 2005
Reference number 4186580
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member British Association of Surgeons of the KNEE 2006
- Member British Hip Society 2006
Affiliations / memberships
British Hip Society
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
Senior Arthroplasty Fellowship - Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Hospital,Oswestry
Travelling Fellowship - Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
- Nuffield Health North Staffordshire...
- 10:30 - 14:30
- 01782 625431
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