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Specialist Details

Dr Terrance Lim


SpecialtyPsychiatry
 
QualificationMSc (Med) MBBS FRANZCP
 
GenderM
 
Practice 145 Palmerston Road
HORNSBY
Phone: (02) 9472-4700
Fax: (02) 9987-4768
 
Practice 215-17 Memorial Avenue
KELLYVILLE
Phone: 1300-122-144
Fax: (02) 8867-0598
 
 
Profile

Dr Lim is a consultant psychiatrist who see patients aged 16 and above in both private rooms and in hospital settings. He manages a range of psychiatric conditions including mood and anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, ADHD from 16 and above, substance abuse issues, psychogeriatric conditions, post-traumatic stress disorders and has a special interest in managing mental illness in the context of physical illness including oncology and palliative care. Dr Lim has consulting rooms in Hornsby and Kellyville and has admitting rights to The Hills Clinic private mental health hospital and see patients in a consultation-liaison and psychogeriatric setting at the SAN Hospital. In addition to his private work, Dr Lim is also a consultant psychiatrist at the acute adult inpatient mental health unit at Hospital and has previously worked as a consultation-liaison psychiatrist at Nepean Hospital. He is also a clinical lecturer of the University of Sydney and is heavily involved in medical student and psychiatry registrar training. Dr Lim trained as a medical practitioner through the University of NSW graduating in 2001 and completed his internship and residency in Hornsby Hospital. He then went on to work in a range of different medical settings as a senior resident medical officer and registrar including critical care, emergency, occupational health and general medicine. He then entered psychiatric specialty training and has worked in both public and private settings, with advanced training in consultation-liaison psychiatry. Dr Lim is skilled in psychiatric assessment and diagnosis, ethical practice and the appropriate application of mental health and guardianship legislation, management of psychiatric crises, as well as an expert knowledge of both pharmacological and psychotherapeutic management principals. He is particularly interested in collaborative care of medical and surgical patients with comorbid psychiatric disturbances and has particular expertise in the management of psychiatrically unwell patients in the general medical and surgical ward as well as emergency and ICU/HDU. Dr Lim accepts referrals from specialist physicians and surgeons, general practitioners and CMOs with a current provider number and he can be contacted via the ward or switchboard.

 
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