About Carol Lim, MD

Carol Lim, MD, MPH is an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a psychiatrist at the MGH Psychosis Clinical and Research Program. She treats patients across all stages of psychotic disorders, including first episode patients in the First Episode Early Psychosis Program and patients with chronic schizophrenia in the Recovery and Ongoing Care Clinic. She is the Medical Director of the MGH Clozapine Clinic. She serves as a consultant psychiatrist for MGH’s second opinion psychosis consultation service. 

In addition, she treats patients with serious mental illness at the Freedom Trail Clinic, an MGH community partner mental health center. Also, she conducts clinical trials at the MGH Translational Clinical and Research Center to find more effective and safer treatments for schizophrenia. 

Prior to joining the faculty, she completed her residency in Psychiatry at Dartmouth, followed by fellowship in Public and Community Psychiatry at MGH. She received her Bachelor's degree magna cum laude from Brown University, Medical Degree from Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea, and Master of Public Health degree from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.


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Mass General Psychiatry: Learning & Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP)
151 Merrimac St.
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-1175

Medical Education

  • MD, Seoul National University College of Medicine
  • Residency, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Dr. Lim participates in clinical research related to schizophrenia and medical and psychiatric integration.

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