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Dr Karen Lim

Specialty: Paediatric Medicine
Other Languages: Karen is bilingual in English and Mandarin, she is also proficient in Hokkien and understands Cantonese.
Practices at: MMH MMPB
Phone 0432 979 480
Fax07 3737 4365
Email[email protected]

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Mater Private Clinic
Suite 3.07, Level 3
550 Stanley Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
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Dr Karen Lim is a General Paediatrician with special interest in newborn medicine and behavioural & developmental paediatrics such Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Dr Lim has a first-class honours degree in Microbiology from The University of Queensland. She was awarded Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Bond University and received her Fellowship in General Paediatrics from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Dr Lim undertook her neonatology training at the Mater Mothers’ Hospital caring for unwell, premature babies, and babies with surgical and cardiac abnormalities. She completed her paediatrics training at Queensland Children Hospital (QCH) and Ipswich Hospital. Dr Lim also spent time working at Mount Isa Hospital where she cared for indigenous children and provided outreach paediatrics care to rural and remote population. Throughout her training, Dr Lim has experience in neonatal and paediatrics intensive care (NICU and PICU) for babies and older children. She has also worked in child protection department at both QCH and Ipswich hospital where she worked with vulnerable children with development and behaviour concerns. She is also a member of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatrics Society of Australasia.

Dr Lim is bilingual in English and Mandarin. She enjoys working with families from various cultural and linguistic background.

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