Ria Lim, MD

Ria Lim, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

 I strive to provide competent and compassionate care. I believe that for patients to succeed in managing their chronic conditions, having an understanding of the disease process is essential. I support a collaborative approach in treatment care and encourage patients to have an active role in their disease management.  

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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Adult
  • Diabetes, Type 1
  • Diabetes, Type 2
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid Disorders
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodules


  • Bergen Medical Alliance


    180 Engle Street Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-567-2050
    Fax: 201-568-8936
    8:30 AM
    5:00 PM
    9:30 AM
    5:30 PM
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
    8:30 AM
    5:00 PM
  • Bergen Medical Alliance


    645 Westwood Avenue 2nd Floor River Vale, NJ 07675

    Main: 201-666-1000
    Fax: 201-666-4108
    9:00 AM
    4:00 PM
    Dr. Lim sees patients in River Vale on the first Thursday of each month
  • Englewood Health Physician Network - Cliffside Park


    695 Anderson Avenue Suite2010 Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

    Main: 551-234-3040
    Fax: 551-234-3034
    Dr. Lim sees patients in Cliffside Park every second and third Thursday of the month.


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Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage


  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

Consumer Health Network (CHN)



  • CoreSource


  • CCN


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS GEPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VFG)
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

Galaxy Health Network PPO

  • Galaxy Health Network PPO


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare


  • Choice Care
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources


  • Wellcare Ambetter
  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About Ria Lim

Dr. Lim is board certified in internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. Her specialties include diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis and bone metabolism, parathyroid disorders, and pituitary disorders. She earned her MD at the University of Santo Tomas, the Philippines, and completed her primary care internal medicine internship and residency, as well as an endocrinology fellowship, at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Prior to joining the Englewood Health Physician Network, she practiced at the Backus Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, William W. Backus Hospital, in Norwich, Connecticut. Dr. Lim is a member of the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. In addition to English, she speaks Filipino.

Professional Memberships

American Diabetes Association

Endocrine Society

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Education & Degrees

MD: University of Santo Tomas


University of Connecticut School of Medicine


University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)


Lim R, Zilskas S, Goldsby T, Lukens C, Muravev R, Dulipsingh L. Effect of zoledronic acid on bone density and markers of bone turnover in a community clinic. Connecticut Medicine, 77:6, 357-359.

Lim R, Stroop J, Farouhar F, Frankenthaler F, Malchoff C. Unusually aggressive paraganglioma in a kindred with 57delG SDHD mutation. 94th Annual Meeting and Expo of the Endocrine Society, June 23-26, 2012.

Bhargava A, Lim R, Tallapureddy S, Vargas S. Neurofibromatosis 1 and extra-adrenal composite paraganglioma: an unusual association. 94th Annual Meeting and Expo of the Endocrine Society, June 23-26, 2012.

Lim R, Dulipsingh L, Sionit D. Case of incidental medullary thyroid carcinoma and eventual diagnosis of MEN2A. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 20th Annual Meeting, April 13-17, 2011.