Soo Lim

Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

Soo Lim, MD is Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. After obtaining his medical degree at Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Dr. Lim completed an internship, residency, and fellowship at the same institution. He obtained the degree of Master of Public Health at Seoul National University School of Public Health. He also received a doctorate in Medicine at Seoul National University College of Medicine. He worked as a research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA in 2011-2012. Dr. Lim’s research interests focus on biology and pathophysiology related with diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, obesity, fatty liver, and metabolic syndrome. He has published more than 300 scientific journals in these fields. He is an expert in managing patients with diabetes mellitus and also a well-known lecturer in many countries. He is the editor-in-chief of Journal of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome (JOMES), an official journal of the Korean Society for the Study of Obesity and an editorial board member of many international journals including Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism (DOM), and Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.

Areas of Interest

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Fatty liver
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Obesity