Geriatric medicine is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in older people and the problems specific to aging.

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Our Specialist


Dr David Lim
MBBS, FRACGP, Geriatrician

Dr Lim is a specialist geriatrician registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency, a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine. He graduated from Monash University and completed physician training in Melbourne at Austin, Eastern and Alfred Health. This included a Continence fellowship in his final year of training. He has worked as a Consultant Geriatrician in Perth and currently holds a public appointment as a Medical Consultant in Lyell McEwin hospital where he has both clinical and non-clinical responsibilities.

He has a broad range of interests including delirium, dementia, continence, frailty, falls and balance, functional decline, polypharmacy and perioperative geriatrics. He has published on these topics in peer-reviewed journals and been on expert committees for Melbourne University, Continence Foundation Australia and Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is completing a Diploma in Perioperative Medicine with University College London and has experience in teaching and mentoring both medical students and junior doctors.