Whitney Limm, MD, FACS
Executive Vice President, Clinical Integration and Chief Physician Executive
Whitney Limm, MD is the Executive Vice President of Clinical Integration and Chief Physician Executive for The Queen’s Health System (QHS). He has been a part of QHS since 1991.
In his current role, Dr. Limm’s areas of responsibilities include the Queen’s University Medical Group (QUMG), Quality and Safety, Ambulatory Services, Medical Staff Services and Graduate Medical Education as well as overseeing the Queen’s Clinically Integrated Physician Network (QCIPN). With Dr. Limm’s leadership, the network of QUMG and participating Physician Organizations in QHS’ Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO are collaborating with care managers to improve quality, coordinate care and reduce unnecessary costs. In 2021, the MSSP ACO network received a 98 percent score for quality of care, which is an “Exceptional Performance” rating.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Limm served as the Chief of General Surgery and the Medical Director of Surgery at The Queen’s Medical Center. In addition to performing renal transplant surgeries, Dr. Limm also performs general surgery. His clinical interests are in endocrine (thyroid, parathyroid) and hernia surgery. He is the former President of the Hawaii Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Limm received his Bachelor of Science from Stanford University and his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles.
He serves on the boards of the HMSA and Hawaiian Humane Society and is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai‘i, where he is actively involved in educating the next generation of medical students and residents. Dr. Limm also serves on the ‘Iolani School Board of Governors. He is consistently recognized on the list of Best Doctors in Hawaii in Honolulu Magazine.