Dr. Shu S. Lin, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 49

260 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
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Dr. Lin's Experience

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Dr. Lin's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lin's Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Lin Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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Conditions Dr. Lin Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Duke Regional Hospital
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Durham, NC 27704
Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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260 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
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    Dr. Lin's Experience

    Dr. Lin's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Arterial Graft
    • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Coronary Artery Revascularization
    • Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Transplant
    • Heart Valve Replacement
    • Heart Valve Surgery
    • Heart-Lung Transplant
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lung Transplant
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Mechanical Circulatory Support System
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    • Minimal Access Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Revascularization Surgery
    • Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
    • Thoracic Transplantation
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Diseases
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atherosclerotic Coronary Stenosis
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Bacterial Endocarditis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiopulmonary Conditions
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
    • Coronary Artery Calcification
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
    • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
    • Coronary Artery Fistula
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    • Coronary Atherosclerosis
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 1
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 2
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 3
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 4
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 5
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 7
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 8
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 9
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Genetic Predisposition to Coronary Artery Disease
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Disease in Women
    • Heart Problems
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Heart Valve Diseases
    • Infective Endocarditis
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Failure
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Massachusetts.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University Hospital
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Hospital
    Complete in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Medical Center
    Complete in 2004

    Undergraduate Schools

    Harvard University
    Graduated in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lin & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
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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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    • Duke Regional Hospital

    • Duke University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Lin's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Lin

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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