Mr Lim has been a doctor since 1995 and has worked in Trauma and Orthopaedics since 2000. He specialises in Hip Surgery and Knee Surgery and is a member of the British Hip Society and British Association of Surgeons of the Knee .
Justin entered medical school at the age of 17 and graduated 5 years later from the University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff in 1995. He completed his basic surgical rotation in South Wales and then worked in Manchester&Birmingham. Following this he was appointed as a specialist registrar to the renowned Oswestry/Stoke rotation for his higher surgical training in his chosen field of orthopaedic surgery. During this period he also completed an extra postgraduate Masters degree in Orthopaedic Engineering, a senior fellowship in Hip and Knee Surgery in Oswestry and an international fellowship in Singapore.
In 2006, he was appointed as a consultant at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust. Since then he has gained an excellent reputation amongst patients as well as his fellow surgeons.
He was nominated to and has held roles within the University Hospital of North Midlands including Clinical Lead for Hip and Knee Surgery 2009-2014, Clinical Lead for Enhanced Recovery 2012-2014, Clinical Lead for Elective Orthopaedics 2012-2014 and then led the department until completion of his term, as Clinical Director for Orthopaedics, Trauma and Major Trauma 2014-2017.
Where surgery is necessary, he has a particular interest in minimising blood loss, use of computerised templating and surgical planning to improve accuracy of implantation of joint replacements, use of ceramic and advanced polyethylene bearing materials for joint replacements and Enhanced Recovery Techniques for pain control and early mobilisation.
Mr Lim has been in private practice since 2007 and consults at the Nuffield Hospital North Staffordshire in Newcastle-under-Lyme on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Investigation, advice and treatment of pain around the pelvis/hip/groin/thigh/knee
Investigation, advice, monitoring and treatment of previous joint replacements
Injections of hip joint, knee joint, tendons, tendinitis, bursitis, bursa, inflammation, sprains, tears, avulsions.
Hip arthroscopy / key-hole surgery
Knee arthroscopy / key-hole surgery
Hip revision / redo surgery
Knee revision / redo surgery