Mr Justin Lim


MB BCh, FRCS ( Eng),, FRCS ( Orth),, MSc. ( Ortho Eng)

GMC number: 4186580

Practising since: 1995


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Friday AM
  • Tuesday AM
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Mr Lim has been a doctor since 1995 and has specialised in Trauma & Orthopaedic since 2000. He specialises in Hip Surgery and Knee Surgery and is a member of the British Hip Society (BHS) and the British Association of Surgeons of the Knee (BASK). 

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 and Birmingham. Following this, he was appointed as 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 additional postgraduate Master's 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 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/ Royal Stoke University Hospital 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 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 in surgery, use of computerised templating and surgical planning to improve the 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 Health Hospital in Newcastle Under Lyme on Tuesdays and Friday clinics. 

Mr Lim offers the following tests and treatments here. 

  • Investigations, advice and treatment of pain around the pelvis/ hip/ groin/ thigh/knee
  • Investigations, advice, monitoring and if needed, treatment of previous joint replacements.
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy 
  • Hip Revision 
  • Knee Revision

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Justin Lim at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip revision
  • Hip replacement

Locations Mr Justin Lim works with

Related experience


  • British Hip Society
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • Arthroplasty Senior Fellowship- Robert Jones Agnes Hunt Hospital, Oswestry
  • Trauma Fellowship AO Foundation Singapore General Hospital
  • Travelling Fellowship- Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts

Other posts held

  • University Hospital North Staffordshire

Insurers Mr Justin Lim works with

Mr Justin Lim works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Mr Justin Lim does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Justin Lim does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Justin Lim does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.