Dr. Lim is an associate professor and Site-Chief of the Paediatric Emergency Department at the Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre.

He began his training at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario where he completed his B.Sc in 1992 and M.D. in 1995 at Queen’s University. In 1995, Dr. Lim joined Western University for his Paediatric Residency training.

Upon completing his residency in 1998 he stayed on at Western for his fellowship in Paediatric Emergency Medicine.

Professional and Academic Experience

Dr. Lim has enjoyed teaching all levels of learners, and has been thankful to be awarded multiple teaching awards including Undergraduate Teacher of the year, Postgraduate Teacher of the Year, Paediatric Emergency CANMEDS Teacher of the year and the USC Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence.

He also is co-founder of an annual Advanced Paediatric Life Support Course, held in London, Ontario.

Dr. Lim’s is currently representing the Ontario region on the Royal College Specialty Committee in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is also the current chairperson for the Pediatric section of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians.


Paediatric Emergency Physician


Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry Children’s Hospital LHSC

Administrative Support

Renee Vachon (x33200)


Research Group

Research Interest Area 

Children's health
Pain management/treatment

Research Overview

Dr. Lim has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications. These include clinical studies involving Orthopedic injury patterns, pain management in orthopedic injuries and epidemiologic injury patterns in hockey players.

He has also participated in educational research including self-reported experience and competence in core procedures among Canadian pediatric emergency medicine fellowship trainees, and Barriers to Sexual History Taking in Adolescent Females with Abdominal Pain in the Paediatric Emergency Department.

He also enjoys describing new and emerging risks to children including publications regarding e-cigarettes, detergent pods, and acetaminophen ingestion in infants.


Paediatrics, Pain Management, Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine, Trauma