Dr. Joel D. Lim MD Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Joel Lim is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Kansas City, Missouri and is affiliated with Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Santo Tomas and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics who specialize in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Gastroenterologist: General Pediatric Gasteroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Ranked #48 in Pediatrics: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997 - 2000

Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2000 - 2003

University of Santo Tomas
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

KS State Medical License
Active through 2013

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Use of the aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index to follow liver fibrosis progression in infants with short gut.
Mangus, R.S., O'Connor, M.G., Tector, A.J., Lim, J.D., Vianna, R.M.

Comparison of oral prednisone and topical fluticasone in the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis: a randomized trial in children.
Schaefer, E.T., Fitzgerald, J.F., Molleston, J.P., Croffie, J.M., Pfefferkorn, M.D., Corkins, M.R., Lim, J.D., Steiner, S.J., Gupta, S.K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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