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Surgical Director, Cincinnati Fetal Center

Associate Professor, UC Department of Surgery

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My Biography & Research

Additional Languages

Chinese, Malay/Indonesian

Clinical Interests

Open fetal surgery and fetoscopic surgery; ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT); congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS); congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH); MMC, fetal gene therapy; neonatal surgery; thoracic surgery; minimally invasive surgery

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Surgery

Departments

Colorectal Center, Surgery - General and Thoracic, General and Thoracic Surgery, Rare Lung Diseases, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Fetal Center, Best Doctors 2017-18

My Locations

My Education

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2006.

General Surgery Residency: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, 2002-2004.

Pediatric Surgery Research Fellowship and Fetal Surgery Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2000-2002.

General Surgery Residency: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, 1997-2000.

MD: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 1993-1997.

BS: Graceland College, Lamoni, IA, 1989-1993.

My Publications

Aydin E, Lim FY, Kingma P, Haberman B, Rymeski B, Burns P, Peiro JL. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: the good, the bad, and the tough. Pediatric Surgery International. 2019;35(3):303-313.

Radhakrishnan R, Merhar SL, Burns P, Zhang B, Lim FY, Kline-Fath BM. Fetal brain morphometry on prenatal magnetic resonance imaging in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatric Radiology. 2019;49(2):217-223.

Aydin E, Levy B, Oria M, Nachabe H, Lim FY, Peiro JL. Optimization of Pulmonary Vasculature Tridimensional Phenotyping in The Rat Fetus. Sci Rep. 2019 Feb 4;9(1):1244.

Rossi RM, Tabbah S, McKinney D, Peiro J, Lim FY, Habli M. Clinical factors associated with shorter latency after open fetal myelomeningocele repair. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2019;1(220):S166-S167.

Moldenhauer JS, Bahtiyar O, Bennett KA, Emery SP, Lillegard JB, Fisher A, Goldstein R, Goodnight W, Jatres J, Lim FY, McCullough LB, Moehrlen U, Moon-Grady AJ, Ruano R, Skupski DW, Thom E, Treadwell MC, Tsao K, Wagner AJ, Waqar LN. Fetal myelomeningocele closure: outcomes from the fMMC consortium registry sponsored by NAFTNet. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2019;1(220):S154-S154.

Papanna R, Bahtiyar O, Bennett KA, Emery S, Lillegard JB, Goldstein R, Goodnight W, Jatres J, Lim FY, McCullough LB, Moehrlen U, Moldenhauer JS, Moon-Grady AJ, Ruano R, Skupski DW, Thom E, Treadwell MC, Tsao K, Wagner A, Waqar LN. Use of tissue grafts for in-utero spina bifida closure of large skin defects. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2019; 1(220):S165-S166.

Qi H, Yu L, Zhou X, Wynn J, Zhao H, Guo Y, Zhu N, Kitaygorodsky A, Hernan R, Aspelund G, Lim FY, Crombleholme T, Cusick R, Azarow K, Danko ME, Chung D, Warner BW, Mychaliska GB, Potoka D, Wagner AJ, ElFiky M, Wilson JM, Nickerson D, Bamshad M, High FA, Longoni M, Donahoe PK, Chung WK, Shen Y. De novo variants in congenital diaphragmatic hernia identify MYRF as a new syndrome and reveal genetic overlaps with other developmental disorders. PLoS Genet. 2018 Dec 10;14(12):e1007822.