Ria Lim, MD, endocrinologist
August 29, 2018 – Ria Lim, MD, a specialist in endocrinology, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network. Dr. Lim, who sees patients at Bergen Medical Alliance in Englewood, New Jersey, also joins the medical staff of Englewood Hospital, part of Englewood Health.
Dr. Lim is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism and internal medicine. Her clinical interests include diagnosing and treating pituitary disorders, diabetes, metabolic disorders and thyroid disease including thyroid cancer. She also specializes in gestational diabetes, weight management and weight loss and metabolic bone disease, including osteoporosis.
“I believe that for patients to succeed in managing their chronic conditions, they need to have a real understanding of their disease process,” said Dr. Lim. “Therefore, I encourage a collaborative approach to care and support patients in playing an active role in their disease management. I strive to provide compassionate care for each of my patients and I’m excited to be joining the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital where I will collaborate with other specialists for the benefit of patients with endocrine-related conditions.”
Dr. Lim received her MD from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. She did her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Lim joins Englewood Health from Backus Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, CT, where she has been in practice for the past 6 years.
“We are very excited to welcome to Dr. Lim to our team of renowned specialists and providers. Her expertise in endocrinology will help meet an important need in our community,” said Dr. Stephen Brunnquell, president of the Englewood Health Physician Network. “As our network continues to grow, we remain focused on ensuring that our patients have access to leading care right here, in their own backyard.”
She is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Endocrine Society, and is active with the American Diabetes Association. She has lectured to educate other physicians on modern medications and technologies for diabetes management and on the latest medical treatments for osteoporosis and is an advocate for community education. Additionally, she is fluent in Filipino.