Dr. David Lin, MD

Dr. David Lin, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 77
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Dr. David Lin, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Danville, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1977 and specializes in gastroenterology.

905 San Ramon Valley Blvd Ste 206

Danville, CA 94526

Contact Information

(925) 831-9200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

81  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • College Hospital Cmdnj Newark
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • College Hospital Cmdnj Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Cmdnj Newark
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Lin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I’ve been seeing Dr. lin for 15+ years. He diagnosed me with Crohn’s Disease years ago and has been treating me ever since. I’ve seen many other GI specialists and none have been as attentive and involved as him. He takes the time to get to know his patients and doesn’t mess around. He is an expert...more
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Following a colonoscopy he did on me, his pathology report mistakenly indicated that it showed a mass in the transverse of the colon while CT scan later showed it was in the sigmoid. This was a significant error on his side and my oncologists were shocked by such grave mistake. Because of this...more
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Dr. Lin perforated my mom on her colonoscopy's TWICE! The first time she went to the emergency room and got admitted to see if it would close on its own which it did. However, the second time she got so sick she went by ambulance to the hospital where she was sepsis and had to have emergency...more
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I have seen Dr. Lin for at least 20 years. He totally resolved problems I was having with ulcers. He is always pleasant and informative. He recommends timely examinations and actions based on my health and family history. In my opinion, he deserves better ratings than some of those here.
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This MD offers prescriptions based on big pharma and his own benefit! Watch out!!!
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