Dr David Lim

MB ChB FRACP FACD FACMS FNZDSI

Specialty areas:
  • Skin Cancer
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Reconstruction
  • Acne
Qualifications/Fellowship:
  • MB ChB, University of Otago
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
  • Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD)
  • Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery (FACMS)
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Dermatological Society (FNZDSI)

David grew up in Christchurch and obtained his primary medical degree from the University of Otago. He has a wealth of experience in a range of medical specialties from within New Zealand. He initially undertook dermatology training in New Zealand and gained a wealth of experience from numerous international clinics including Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, and St John’s Institute of Dermatology. 

David undertook a subspecialty in Mohs Surgery & Laser fellowship at Oxford Day Surgery in Perth, Australia. He has also travelled the world gaining experience from a number of world-renowned surgeons including at Mt Sinai Hospital, New York; St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London; as well as in Vancouver and California. He has built on this experience with thousands of surgical procedures during his career.

David has published numerous publications and is frequently asked to comment on and review new research articles in specialty journals. He has given numerous talks both domestically and at international conferences. He has been an expert panel member at conferences advising on difficult surgical reconstruction.

David’s special interests include skin cancer surgery and reconstruction of the face utilising Mohs micrographic surgery. He also treats acne in an attempt to limit the devastating impact that acne and scarring can have on the self-esteem of young people.

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Skin Institute - Takapuna

Phone
0800 754 637

Email
appointments@skininstitute.co.nz

Website
https://www.skininstitute.co.nz/clinic/takapuna/

Address

398 Lake Road
Takapuna
Auckland

0622

Skin Institute - Silverdale

Phone
0800 754 637

Email
appointments@skininstitute.co.nz

Website
https://www.skininstitute.co.nz/clinic/silverdale/

Address

4 Silverdale Street
Silverdale
Auckland

0932