Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD

Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD

Physical Medicine & RehabilitationMaleAge 48

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(212) 235-1519

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Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in New York, NY and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with medical facilities NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lin to book an appointment.

Locations

Weill Cornell Rehabilitation Medicine

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(212) 235-1519
Baker Pavilion525 E 68th St New York, NY 10065
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Dr. Lin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lin

4.9

Based on 292 ratings

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What went well
  • Listened & answered questions (263)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (261)
  • Explained conditions well (260)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (7)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (5)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (5)
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Excelllent and efficient.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
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Jul 15, 2021
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Dr Lin is wonderful. He took me last minute and it helps heal my pain
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Zarela – Jul 12, 2021
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Very good. He is an excellent physician.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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No results
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E. Garriga – Jul 12, 2021
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Dr. Lin is an excellent physician. He’s friendly and professional and very knowledgeable as well. Always a good experience to visit him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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John Hurley – Jul 10, 2021
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Would recommend. Identified problem and gave sound advice
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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D Frank – Jul 09, 2021
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Dr. David Lin was thorough and focused. Good communication on options for treatment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 05, 2021
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I had an amazing visit with Dr. Lin. Address all of my concerns and I loved how concerns about my knee and overall health.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 02, 2021
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Pleased with the professionalism and patience of dr. Lin.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jun 21, 2021
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Dr Lin was outstanding in every way.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jun 14, 2021
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I would absolutely recommend Dr. Lin. I get trigger point injections in my back. Can walk better, pain very little and I feel like a person. I have been going to Dr. Lin for years. He is wonderful - listens to you!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mary – Jun 12, 2021
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FROM THE TIME I GOT OFF THE ELEVATOR UNTIL THE TIME AFTER THE VISIT, THE QUALITY OF CARE, CONCERN AND ACCOMMODATION WAS EXEMPLARY.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jun 02, 2021
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Very helpful, as always
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 22, 2021
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Informational , caring and constructive
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Diana Anderson – May 20, 2021
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Alot of pain on my left knee and tear Meniscus with Arthritis.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 15, 2021
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Dr. Lin has always been exceptional on every visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nestor Lopez – May 10, 2021
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Dr. Clearly masters his profession. Also very personable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 10, 2021
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Doctor and staff were very friendly
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
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May 04, 2021
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He was very patient in explaining the procedure. He also diligently reviewed all past medical tests or doctors notes. Was empathetic to my pain.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Apr 16, 2021
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Always good/ helpful. Recommend to anyone in need.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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intelligent, reasonable and practical questions and answers, listened to my issues and explained conditions and necessary follow ups
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
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Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lin's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lipedema
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain

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(212) 235-1519

Dr. Lin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Medicare Non-HMO
Select
Affinity Health Plan
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
GHI
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Empire Plan
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and...Read more

Biography

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...Read more

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Education

2009
Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine
Residency Hospital
2009
New York Hospital Queens
Internship Hospital
1999
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1994
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD?

Call (212) 235-1519 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (212) 746-1500 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Lin has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lin frequently treats Arthritis, Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury), and Low Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lin treats.

Where is Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD's office located?

Dr. Lin's office is located at 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin, MD speak?

Dr. Lin speaks Chinese, Mandarin and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York, NY

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY

7 Awards Received