Ria Lim, MD

Ria Lim, MD

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

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.

Languages Spoken

  • Filipino

Related Practices

  • Englewood Health Physician Network - Cliffside Park
  • Bergen Medical Alliance

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

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

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • Bergen Medical Alliance

    180 Engle Street Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-567-2050
    Fax: 201-568-8936

  • Englewood Health Physician Network - Cliffside Park

    695 Anderson Avenue Suite 2010 Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

    Main: 551-234-3040
    Fax: 551-234-3034

Insurance

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

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

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

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

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

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • CHN PPO

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • 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 HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

Galaxy Health Network

  • Galaxy Health Network PPO

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

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

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

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

QualCare

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

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

UMR

  • UMR

UnitedHealthcare

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

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

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 &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: University of Santo Tomas

Residency

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Fellowship

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Publications

Publications

  • 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.