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Jeffrey W. Lim

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Holcombe Boulevard
Unit Number: 409
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FC13.3034
Phone: 713-563-7426
Fax: 713-563-3808
Email: jefflim@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2001 Texas Tech University Health Science Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX, MD, Medicine
1995 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, BA, Biology

Postgraduate Training

7/2002-5/2005 Clinical Residency, Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
7/2001-6/2002 Clinical Internship, Medicine/Pediatrics, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Division of Internal Medicine, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

4/2007 The American Board of Anesthesiology

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Administrator, Open Tempo Workforce Scheduler for Healthcare, Faculty Scheduling, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 6/2012-present
Administrator, AtStaff Faculty Scheduling, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-2012
Co-Administrator, AtStaff Faculty Scheduling, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 11/2006-11/2009
Team Scheduler, General Team/Head and Neck Team, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1/2006-1/2009
Back-up Administrator, AtStaff Faculty Scheduling, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 12/2005-10/2006

Institutional Committee Activities

Advisory Member, Performance Improvement Project for Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Session 19 Course: Hypothermia in the Perioperative Period, 2/2013-8/2013
Department of Anesthesia Equipment Committee Member and Representative, POE VAT Committee, 10/2012-present
Team Member, Perioperative Enterprise Value Analysis, 10/2012-present
Team Leader, Performance Improvement Project for Clinical Safety and Effectiveness 17 Course: Hypothermia in the Perioperative Period, 2/2012-9/2012

Honors and Awards

2013 3rd Place Award for Excellence and Innovation with Poster session of SAMBA meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, April
2012 Best of Abstracts Award, Global Conference on Perioperative Medicine: Care of the Elderly and the Cancer Patient, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Professional Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists
Member, 2005-present
Harris County Medical Society, Houston, TX
Member, 2005-present
Texas Medical Association
Member, 2005-present
Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, Houston, TX
Member, 2005-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Riedel B, Lim J, Brauer K, Shaw A, Reardon M, Rice D. Diagnosis and Management of Persistent Pulmonary Thromboelism. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20(4):616-619, 8/2006. e-Pub 4/2006. PMID: 16885000.

Abstracts

1. Van Meter A, Ensor J, Lim J, Rahlfs T, Ruiz J. Leadership Emphasis Improves PONV Guideline Adherence; but Anesthesiologists Changed from a Risk Adjusted to a Fixed Guideline Compliance for PONV Prophylaxis. American Society of Anesthesia Annual Meeting (ASA), 10/2013.
2. Van Meter A, Ensor J, Lim J, Rahlfs T, Ruiz J. Leadership Emphasis Improves PONV Guideline Adherence; but Anesthesiologists Changed from a Risk Adjusted to a Fixed Guideline Compliance for PONV Prophylaxis. Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting (SAMBA), 4/2013.
3. Soliz JM, Gebhardt R, Owusu P, Lim J, Holmes A, Gottumukkala V. Epidural Removal Delays and Coagulopathy Correction After Hepatic Resection. Global Conference on Perioperative Medicine Care of the Elderly and the Cancer Patient, University of Houston MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Houston, TX, 11/2012.

Book Chapters

1. Singh-Radcliff N, Gupta A. Minimum Alveolar Concentration (MAC). In: The 5-Minute Anesthesia Consult. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 562-563, 2012.

Last updated: 4/17/2014