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Mary Ann C. Lim, MD

Mary Ann C. Lim, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Filipino
  • Fujianese

Dr. Lim is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Nephrology, 2009

Clinical Expertise:

  • Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD)
  • Diabetic Kidney Diseases
  • Glomerulonephritis (GN)
  • Hepatitis
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Kidney Transplant Follow-Up
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Transplant Medicine

Description of Clinical Expertise

kidney transplant
kidney disease
electrolyte abnormalities

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Residency: University of Connecticut Health Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Society of Nephrology (ASN), National American Society of Transplantation (AST), National National Kidney Foundation, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lim is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Hogan JJ, Lim MA, Palmer MB, Bloom RD, Chung RT, Sise ME: Development of proteinuria and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis during direct acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus infection Hepatology : 2017 (in press).

Mary Ann Lim,Matthew Palmer,Jennifer Trofe-Clark,Roy D Bloom, Annette Jackson,Mary Carmelle Philogene,Malek Kamoun : Histopathologic Changes In Anti-Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Antibody-Positive Kidney Transplant Recipients With Acute Rejection And No Donor Specific Hla Antibodies Human Immunology : 2017 (in press).

Koyawala N, Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Wang W,Hill AS, Reiter JG, Niknam BA, Even-Shoshan O,Bloom RD, Sawinski D, Nazarian S, Trofe-Clark J, Lim MA, Schold J, Reese PP: Comparing outcomes between antibody induction therapies in kidney transplantation Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : 2017.

Rossidis A, Lim MA, Palmer M, Levine MH, Naji A, Bloom RD, Abt PL : Kidney Transplantation From a Donor With Sickle Cell Disease Am J Transplant : 2016.

Sawinski D, Kaur N, Ajeti A, Trofe-Clark J, Lim M, Bleicher M, Goral S, Forde KA, Bloom RD: Successful Treatment of Hepatitis C in Renal Transplant Recipients With Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents Am J Transplant 16 (5): 1588-95,2016.

Morrison AH, Sawinski D, Lim MA, Levine MH, Kamoun M, Porrett P : Type of Sensitization Does Not Impact Kidney Graft Outcome in Weakly Sensitized Patients (Poster Presentation) Boston, MA American Transplant Congress : 2016.

Trofe-Clark, J, Townsend RR, Neubauer R, Lim MA, Callahan LA, Bloom RD: Pulse Wave Velocity Amongst African-American Kidney Transplant Recipients Randomized to Once-Daily MeltDose Tacrolimus Tablets (Envarsus XR) vs. Traditional Twice-Daily Tacrolimus Capsules: Exploratory Results from a Phase III Trial (Poster Presentation) Boston, MA American Transplant Congress : 2016.

Townsend RR, Reese P, Lim MA: Should living kidney donors with hypertension be considered for organ donation? Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension 24 (6): 594–601,2015.

Trofe-Clark J, Brennan D, West-Thielke P, Milone M, Lim MA, Bloom RD: A Randomized Cross-Over Phase 3b Study of the Pharmacokinetics of Once-Daily Extended Release MeltDose® Tacrolimus (Envarsus® XR) Versus Twice-Daily Tacrolimus in African-Americans (ASERTAA) (Poster Presentation) Philadelphia, PA American Transplant Congress : 2015.

Trofe-Clark J, Brennan D, West-Thielke P, Milone MC, Lim MA, Bloom RD: Comparison of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics of Once-daily Extended-release MeltDose® Tacrolimus Tablets (Envarsus® XR) vs. Twice-daily Tacrolimus Capsules in Stable African American Kidney Transplant Patients: A Randomized Cross-over Study (Poster Presentation) Philadelphia, PA American Transplant Congress : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Renal Division
One Founders Pavilion
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)