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Dr. John Lim MD

Dr. John Lim MD


Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
(713) 467-6474


Born in Canton, China, Dr. John Lim has lived in Houston since the age of nine. He attended undergraduate school at The University of Texas and the University of Houston, where he also received a post-graduate degree in optometry. After practicing optometry for two years, he earned a medical degree from UT Health San Antonio Medical School. He completed an internship at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston and an ophthalmology residency at Tulane University in New Orleans.

Board certified in ophthalmology, Dr. Lim has practiced ophthalmology since 1982. His primary clinical interests are general ophthalmology with emphasis on small-incision cataract surgery and glaucoma management. He also treats cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, eye pain and other vision issues. Heperforms lens implants (intraocular lens implantation) and LASIK surgery.

Dr. Lim is the father of three children. His favorite leisure activities are spending time with his family, playing golf, hunting and saltwater fishing.

Physician Details

Mon 1:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue 1:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed 1:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thu 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Medical Education
University of Texas at San Antonio, 1982
Internships & Residency
Tulane University School of Medicine, 1986
Clinical Interests
Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Barker, Bellaire, Houston, Missouri City


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)