Harvey W. Chim, M.D is currently a professor at the UF College of Medicine in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Chim completed a plastic surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He received his medical degree from the National University of Singapore.
Chim is board certified through the American Board of Plastic Surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has served as a scientific peer reviewer for the Department of Defense. He also serves on committees for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and Plastic Surgery Research Council. He has received grant funding from the Plastic Surgery Foundation, as well as the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Chim has authored more than 130 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His clinical and research focus is on hand, complex peripheral nerve surgery and brachial plexus reconstruction. He was the recipient of the 2018 Gelberman Scholar Award from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and traveled around the world teaching and learning new surgical techniques as a representative of the ASSH and North American hand surgery. He recently served as a Visiting Professor for the ASSH, teaching peripheral nerve surgery to programs around the USA.