Emerson A Lim, MD

Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Board Certifications: 
Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Overview

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.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine