Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD

Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
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45 y/o
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Dr. Lin received his Medical Degree in 1999 from the University of Alabama - School of Medicine in Birmingham and is currently serving as Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Attending Physiatrist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He joined NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in 2003, prior to which he completed a Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York University/Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine in New York. Dr. Lin is a member of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has published several research studies related to Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Lin is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and his interests include violin, basketball and travel.

Weill Cornell Rehabilitation Medicine

525 E 68th St Fl 16

New York, NY 10065
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Gait Abnormality
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more than 98% of peers
Fibromyalgia
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more than 97% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Brain Injury Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Acupuncture
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • New York Hospital Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Rusk Institute Of Rehabilitation Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
4.7
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Lin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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