Dr Reika Lim

Dr. Reika Lim-8248

General Practitioner

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Reika Lim back to Ballarat upon completion of her General Practice training and further Paediatric interest training.

Dr. Lim graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2010. She then commenced at the Ballarat Base Hospital refining her practice over 3 years. She has had a wide exposure in General surgery, Medicine and Specialist terms in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Paediatrics, Oncology, Palliative care and Rehabilitation medicine.

She was accepted into Specialist General Practitioner training in 2013. Having enjoyed living and working in the Ballarat region Dr. Lim elected to stay in town and trained in the various medical practices locally. She completed her training and was awarded her specialist qualifications FRACGP in 2017.

Upon completion Dr. Lim worked as a GP in Ballarat. She then went on to broaden her General Practice experience in the Northern Territory in 2019. She managed a wide range of conditions. It was here that she found her specialist interest in Paediatric General Practice. She worked and trained with Dr. Louise Woodward a Paediatrics Specialist at the Darwin’s Children Clinic.

Dr. Lim has finally return to Ballarat where she calls home with her husband and 3 children.

Her special area of interest are Child and Adolescent health, Women’s health and antenatal care.

She looks forward to being able to care for you and your precious ones to the best of her ability.

Dr Lim speaks Bahasa, Mandarin & Japanese.

Areas of Interest
  • Adult Medicine
  • Children’s health
  • Mental health
  • Internal Medicine
Bulk bills:
  • Children under 16
  • Pensioners over 65 years
Privately bills:
  • All other services and consultations

Reika is currently taking new patients.

Fee Schedule

Fees are current from 1st November 2023. (Fees vary according to the complexity of service).

ServicePrivate FeeMedicare Rebate
Standard Consultation$96.20$41.40
Long Consultation$160.00$80.10
Extended Consultation$240.00$118.00
Standard Telehealth $96.20$41.40
Saturday Standard Consultation $96.20$41.40
Saturday Long Consultation$160.00$80.10
Mental Health Plan$180.00$100.20
Review Mental Health Plan$133.55$78.95
Theatre / Procedure Fee$100.00 – $150.00No Rebate
Script Fee$15 .00 – $20.00No Rebate
  • The first consultation in each financial year will be charged the private consultation fee. This is charged regardless of age or pension status.Children under the age of 16 are generally Bulk Billed for consultations except on weekends.
  • Childhood immunisations, Care Plans, Care Plan Reviews & Health Assessments are Bulk Billed for all patients.
  • Saturday morning consultations are not Bulk Billed. All patients incur an out-of-pocket fee. 
  • Surgical procedures for all patients incur an out-of-pocket $100-150 theatre / procedure fee.
  • Iron infusions for all patients will be charged an out-of-pocket expense of $150 plus a consultation fee.
  • Private vaccines, Travel consultation and vaccinations, and dressings incur an out-of-pocket fee for all patients.
  • For any patient experiencing financial hardship – please discuss this with me at the time of your consultation.
Cancellations and non-attendances  If you cancel without adequate notice, or fail to attend an appointment, a non-attendance fee of $50.00 is charged.  Failure to attend an initial consultation (New Patients) will result in a non-attendance fee of $160.00. Other Fees Prescriptions:  Patients are encouraged to request all their prescriptions during their consultation. Telephone requests for repeat prescriptions will incur the following fee.  <24 hours’ notice: $20.00 >24 hours’ notice: $15.00 There may be out of pocket costs for patients when referred to other service providers, e.g. specialists. If in doubt, always discuss this with me and/or the service you have been referred to.