Emerson A. Lim, MD

Medical Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Testicular Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Kidney & Adrenal Cancer
Cancer Care
Bladder Cancer
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 305-5098

Biography

Dr. Lim received his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He earned his medical degree at The New York Univeristy School of Medicine where he was Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine, and fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Columbia Univeristy Medical Center. During that time he was awared a Post-doctoral Fellowship Clinical Research Grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation and completed a Masters degree in Biostatistics at the Mailman School of Public Health.

Dr. Lim cares for patients with genitourinary cancers, including prostate, bladder, kidney, and testicular cancers. His current research interest, for which he was awarded a pilot grant from the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, is in prostate cancer imaging to detect prostate cancer and to determine its aggressiveness. He also actively participates in multicenter cooperative group clinical trials and is involved in developing investigator-initiated studies to evaluate novel therapeutic agents discovered in the lab and novel combinations of agents for treatment of genitourinary malignancies.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Indemnity, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Indemnity, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

POMCO [POMCO]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Education

New York University School of Medicine

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Locations

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-5098

Fax: (212) 305-6762

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC