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Personal Details                                                                             

Name:                                               Adrian C. Lim

Date of Birth:                                  14th June 1965

Work Telephone:                            (02) 9262 7774  (uRepublic Clinic)

Fax Number:                                    (02) 9264 2166

E-Mail Address:                               sayhello@urepublic.com.au

 

Work Locations:                              Department of Dermatology

The Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Road

St Leonards NSW 2065

(02) 99267111

 

uRepublic Cosmetic Dermatology & Veins

Level 4, 257 Clarence St

Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: (02) 9262 7774

Web: urepublic.com.au

 

St George Dermatology & Skin Cancer Centre

3/22 Belgrave Street

Kogarah NSW 2217

Tel: (02) 9587 4277

 

Central Sydney Dermatology (clinical trials)

Ground Floor, 225 Macquarie Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

Tel: (02) 9221 1477

 

 

Qualifications & Memberships                                                   

Qualifications:

  • FACD (2005)
  • FACP (2001)
  • FRACGP (1996)
  • Dip. Practical Dermatology, Wales (1995)
  • MBBS (Melb. 1988)

Memberships/ Board Positions:

  • Australasian College of Dermatologists
    • NSW Faculty Member
    • Chair, ACD National Training Committee
  • Australasian College of Phlebology
    • Board of Censors
    • Chair, ACD National Training Committee
  • American Academy of Dermatology
    • International Fellow
  • International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology
    • International Fellow
  • Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia
    • Board of Directors

 

Awards, Prizes & Extracurricular Activities                             
  • Scholar of the Year, Camberwell Grammar School, Melbourne (1980)
  • Victorian state award for HSC excellence (1982)
  • Committee Member of the Melb. University Society of Overseas Students (1984 – 1988)
  • Australian Dermatology Research & Education Foundation Grant (1999)
  • World Congress of Dermatology (Paris) Registrar Grant (2002)
  • ACD & NZDS Trans-Tasman Scholar grant (2002)
  • 1st prize, Australasian College of Dermatologists registrar research paper (2004)
  • Fred Bauer Grant for visual pattern analysis image in teledermatology (2010)

 

Scientific Publications                                                                  

Blood Vessels 1: Evolution, Origin, and Histophysiology of the Cutaneous Microcirculation. Lim A, Parsi K.  Australian Venous Forum 1998; 2: 7-10.

Stump The Experts: MCQs in Venous Anatomy. Lim A.  Australian Venous Forum 1998; 2: 16-17.

Blood Vessels 2: Endothelial Cell Biology, Cytokines and a Discussion of Angiogenesis. Lim A, Parsi K. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Phlebology 1999; 3: 13-24.

Post-Sclerotherapy Hypertrichosis: 2 Case Reports and a Survey of Local Incidence and Discussion of Pathogenesis. Lim A, Parsi K. Phlebologie, Annales Vasculaires (French) 1999; 52: 335-39.

Heparinoid Creams Post-Sclerotherapy – More Harm than Good? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Phlebology Lim A, Parsi K. 1999; 3: 32-34.

Post-Sclerotherapy Hypertrichosis: 2 Case Reports and a Survey of Local Incidence and Discussion of Pathogenesis. (reprinted with permission) Lim A, Parsi K.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Phlebology 1999; 3: 59-62.

Australian Teledermatology – The Patient, The Doctor and Their Government. Lim AC, Shumack SP, Egerton IB.  Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2000; 41: 8-13.

Telemedicine: Applications in Phlebology. Lim AC, Egerton IB, Shumack SP. Australian New Zealand Journal of Phlebology 2000; 4: 16-21.

Extended Long Line Echosclerotherapy (ELLE) – Review of technique. Parsi K, Lim A.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Phlebology 2000; 4: 6-10.

A case of mistaken identity – a rare presentation of gonadal dysgenesis.  Lim AC, Stiel J, Blome S, Yip MY.  Australian Family Physician 2000; 29: 945-7.

Accessibility and Remoteness Index of Australia – Dermatologists (Letter to the editor). Lim AC, Shumack SP.  Australasian Journal of Dermatology 2000: 41:264.

Post-sclerotherapy paraesthesia – a report of two cases.  Lim A. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Phlebology 2000; 4: 75-8.

GP post-graduate dermatology training: attitudes of post-training general practitioners and the effect of training on GP clinical practice and referral patterns. Lim AC, See A. and Shumack SP.  Australian Family Physician (letter to the editor) 2001; 30: 526-7.

Accuracy and Reliability of Store and Forward Teledermatology – preliminary results from the St George Teledermatology Project.  Lim AC, See A, Shumack SP.  Australasian Journal of Dermatology 2001; 42: 247-51.

A granuloma annulare-like eruption associated with the use of amlodipine. Lim AC, Hart K, Murrell D. Australasian Journal of Dermatology 2001; 43: 24-7.

Progress in Australian Teledermatology. Lim AC, See A, Shumack SP. Royal Society of Medicine Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 2001; 7 Suppl 2: 55-9.

MCQ on vasculitis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Phlebology Lim AC. 2001; 54-5.

Generalized Essential Telengiectasia: Treatment with Sodium Tetradecyl Sulphate Sclerotherapy. Lim AC, Kossard S.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Phlebology 2002; 6: 26-8.

Teledermatology: Influence of Zoning and Education on a Clinician’s Ability to Observe Peripheral Lesions. Chen K, Lim AC, Shumack S. Australasian Journal of Dermatology 2002; 43: 171-4.

Imaging the Skin. Australasian Journal of Dermatology Aspres N, Lim AC, Egerton IB, Shumack SP. 2003; 44: 19-27.

Kim Y, Marjoniemi VM, Diamond T, Lim A, Davis G, Murrell D. Androgenetic alopecia in a postmenopausal woman as a result of ovarian hyperthecosis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2003; 44: 62-66.

Allergic contact dermatitis to an expired moisturiser. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. Lim AC, Freeman S. 2003; 44: 291-4.

Assessing diagnostic skill in dermatology: a comparison between general practitioners and dermatologists. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. Tran H, Chen K, Lim AC, Jabbour J, Shumack S. 2005; 46: 230-4.

Operational teledermatology in Broken Hill, rural Australia. See A, Lim AC, Le K, See JA, Shumack SP. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2005; 46: 144-9.

Multiple squamous cell carcinomas in a patient with mycosis fungoides. Le K, Lim A, Samaraweera U, Morrow C, See A. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2005; 46: 270-3.

Australasian Journal of Dermatology. Le K, Lim A, Bullpitt P, Wood G. Intravascular B-cell lymphoma diagnosed by skin biopsy. 2005; 46: 261-5.

Neonatal lupus erythematosus presenting as papules on the feet. See A, Wargon O, Lim A, Sugo E, Le K. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2005; 46: 172-6.

Therapeutic options for Bowen’s disease. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. Moreno G, Chia AL, Lim A, Shumack S. 2007 Feb;48(1):1-8

Prospective study to assess general practitioners’ dermatological diagnostic skills in a referral setting. Moreno G, Tran H, Chia AL, Lim A, Shumack S. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2007 May; 48(2): 77-82.

Actinic keratoses (review). Australasian Family Physician. Chia A, Moreno G, Lim A, Shumack S.  2007 Jul;36(7):539-43.

Current therapies for Bowen’s disease. Moreno G, Lim A, Shumack S. Medicine Today. 2008; 9: 44-48.

Melanoma diagnosis: Australian dermatologists’ number needed to treat. Chia AL, Simonova G, Dutta B, Lim A, Shumack S. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2008; 49(1):12-5.

Hyaluronic acid filler injections with a 31-gauge insulin syringe. Lim AC.  Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2010; 51: 74-5.

The potpourri approach to hyaluronic acid filler injections.  Lim AC.  Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2010; 51: 76-8.

Fractional filling with the micro-depot technique as an alternative to bolus hyaluronic acid injections in facial volume restoration. Lim AC, Lowe PM. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2011; 53: 154-6.

Haemorrhagic purpura in an elderly man. Dixit S, Fischer G, Lim A.  Australasia Journal of Dermatology. 2013: 54(3) 228-9.

Ice anaesthesia in procedural dermatology. Dixit S, Lowe P, Fischer G, Lim A. Australasian Journal of dermatology. 2013: in print (PMID: 2361784)

Lasers and laser-like devices: part one.  Steward N, Lim AC, Lowe PM, Goodman G. Australasian Journal of dermatology. 2013: in print (PMID: 23573909)

Laser and laser-like devices: part two. Sebaratnam DF, Lim AC, Lowe PM, Goodman G, Bekhor P, Richards S. Australasian Journal of dermatology. 2013: in print

 

Education & Teaching                                                                   

Australasian College of Phlebology registrars, 2005 – present

Australasian College of Dermatologists registrars, 2010 – present

Medical Observer ‘Clinical Review and Update’ (2000 words) contributor*

Australian Doctor ‘How to Treat’ (5000 words) contributor**

Medical Observer ‘Skin Things’ (750 words) bi-monthly contributor, 2005 – present ***

Medical Observer Expert Presenter on Procedural Dermatology (video format), 2012 – present

Non peer-reviewed publications:

(A) * Clinical Review and Update, Medical Observer

Cosmetic dermatology part 1: Cosmetic botulinum injections (Lim 2009)

Cosmetic dermatology part 2: Cosmetic filler injections (Lim 2009)

Sclerotherapy: an update on current practice (Lim 2010)

 

(B) ** How to Treat, Australian Doctor

How to Treat Pruritus (Lim, Shumack 2005)

How to Treat Pigmentary Disorders of the Skin (Lim, Wittal 2010)

How to Treat Hirsutism (Lim, Le 2011)

How to Treat Bullous Disorders (Lim, Lowe 2011)

How to Treat Superficial Venous Disorders of the Lower Limb (Lim, Shumack 2011)

How to Treat Male Genital Dermatoses (Lim, Shumack 2012)

 

(C) ***Medical observer bi-monthly publication series (2005 – present)

Case Study and Management of Alopecia Areata

Case Study and Management of Acne Scarring

Case Study and Management of Acanthosis Nigricans

Case Study and Management of Chloasma

Case Study and Management of Cutaneous Larva Migrans

Case Study and Management of Delusion of Parasitosis

Case Study and Management of Digital Myxoid Cyst

Case Study and Management of Eosinophilic Fasciitis

Case Study and Management of Endovenous Laser Ablation of Varicose Veins

Case Study and Management of Granuloma Annulare

Case Study and Management of HIV Lipodystrophy

Case Study and Management of Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Case Study and Management of Hyperhidrosis

Case Study and Management of Juvenile Plantar Dermatoses

Case Study and Management of Kerion of the Scalp

Case Study and Management of Leprosy

Case Study and Management of Leiomyosarcoma

Case Study and Management of Lichen Planus

Case Study and Management of Lichen Simplex Chronicus

Case Study and Management of Mollusca Contagiosum

Case Study and Management of Pompholyx

Case Study and Management of Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

Case Study and Management of Portwine Stain

Case Study and Management of Phototoxic Sunburn

Case Study and Management of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

Case Study and Management of Pyoderma Gangrenosum

Case Study and Management of Rosacea

Case Study and Management of Scrofuloderma (TB of the skin)

Case Study and Management of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Case Study and Management of Steven-Johnson Syndrome

Case Study and Management of Seborrhoeic Keratosis

Case Study and Management of Spitz-Reed Pseudomelanoma

Case Study and Management of Syphilis

Case Study and Management of Tick bite

Case Study and Management of Tibialis Anterior Herniation

Case Study and Management of Tinea versicolour

Case Study and Management of Trigeminal Trophic Syndrome

Case Study and Management of Varicose Veins

Case Study and Management of Varicose Eczema

Case Study and Management of Vulval Varicosities

Case Study and Management of Xanthelasma

Research & Clinical Trials                                                             
  • Imiquimod Basal Cell Carcinoma Trial [3M], 1998
  • Elocon vs Advantan Psoriasis Trial [Schering Plough]. 1998
  • Acne Trial – Tretinoin in Galactobase [Scotia], 1999
  • Teledermatology Trial [St George Hospital], 1999
  • Recipient of the Australian Dermatology Research & Education Foundation, ADREF grant, 1999
  • Imiquimod Actinic Keratosis Trial [3M], 2000
  • Desonide 0.05% Lotion in Atopic / Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Trial [Galderma], 2000
  • Photodynamic Therapy vs Cryotherapy Trial in Actinic Keratosis [Metvix], 2000
  • Broken Hill Rural Teledermatology Project [ADREF], 2001
  • Dermatology Departments of Australia – An Interactive and Collaborative Website [ADREF], 2001
  • Recipient of the Fred Bauer grant for visual pattern analysis image in teledermatology, 2010
  • HOYS (how old is your skin) patient self assessment trial [Allergan], 2011
  • Psoriasis Aprimelast biologic trial [Celgene], 2011
  • Psoriasis Phase 3 study [Amgen], 2011
  • Celgene Corporation/ CC-10004-PSOR-008 in Subjects with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis commenced February 2011
  • Eli Lilly Australia Pty Ltd/l1F-MC-RHBA/LY243921 in Subjects with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis to commence July 2012
  • Amgen 20120104 study of AMG 827 in Subjects with moderate to severe psoriasis to commence August 2012
  • Expert Review Panel: Medytox MT GPRT GL01/MT10109 in Subjects with Moderate to Severe Glabellar Lines. 2012

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