Sutter Cosmetic Surgery Services
Sutter Medical Group's Alan Young Lim, MD, FACS, performs reconstructive and cosmetic surgery at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.
Alan Young Lim, MD, FACS, is an accomplished plastic surgeon who provides reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Lim has extensive experience in breast augmentation, reduction and reconstruction surgery. In addition, Dr. Lim provides cosmetic surgery of the head, neck, torso (breast lifts, augmentation, reduction; tummy tucks, body contouring) and face (nose, forehead, eyelid). Since 1989, Dr. Lim has served on the Sutter Cleft Lip and Palate Panel; helping children born with facial deformities get the best care.
After serving as chief of plastic surgery for Kaiser's Permanente Medical Group in Sacramento from 1986 until 1998, Dr. Lim elected to open a new plastic surgery division in 2001 to serve Kaiser's smaller medical centers in South Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto. Patient satisfaction led to the practice being rated the "Top Dog" among Kaiser's Northern California plastic surgery departments.
Dr. Lim has also served as president of the Sacramento Society of Plastic Surgeons (SSPS), is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is an associate professor of clinical surgery at the University of California at Davis School of Medicine. He is also member of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Sacramento-Sierra Medical Society and California Medical Association.
Board Certification: Plastic Surgery
Special Expertise: Reconstructive plastic surgery, cosmetic plastic surgery, including breast augmentation and reduction, liposuction, body contouring, and facial plastic surgery.
- Residency, Plastic Surgery, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, San Francisco, CA
- Residency, General Surgery, Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, CA
- Internship, Surgery, Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, CA
- Medical Degree, University of California, San Diego, CA
- Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Watch a video to learn about Dr. Lim's philosophy of care and why he went in to plastic surgery.
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