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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male

4100 John R St
Detroit, MI 48201
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Dr. Lin's Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Hospital Quality

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Harper University Hospital
3990 John R St
Detroit, MI 48201
Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48201

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
4100 John R St
Detroit, MI 48201
WS Univ Phys Grp OTO
WS Univ Phys Grp OTO
27177 Lahser Rd Ste 203
Southfield, MI 48034
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    Dr. Lin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Adenoidectomy
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Excision of Facial Bone
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Glossectomy
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gum Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Leukoplakia
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
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    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • TMJ
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Yale University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Med Center
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Med Center
    Complete in 1996
    New York University Med Center Tisch Hospital
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    Stanford University
    Complete in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lin & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Lin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Detroit Receiving Hospital

    • Harper University Hospital

    • Karmanos Cancer Institute

    • Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.8
    • 9 Star Ratings
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    4.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends

    4.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Dr. Lin's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Lin

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.9 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.9 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    4100 John R St
    Detroit, MI 48201
    (800) 527-6266 (Office)
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    WS Univ Phys Grp OTO
    27177 Lahser Rd Ste 203
    Southfield, MI 48034
    (248) 357-4151 (Office)
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