Dr. David Lin, MD

Dr. David Lin, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(10)
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Dr. David Lin, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Danville, CA. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

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

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
2.7
based on 10 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 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
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Orinda, CA |
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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Antioch, CA |
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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in Dublin, CA |
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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Walnut Creek, CA |
This MD offers prescriptions based on big pharma and his own benefit! Watch out!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lin accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lin has admitting privileges

Valleycare Medical Center
5555 W Las Positas Blvd
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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John Muir Medical Center - Concord
2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520
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San Ramon Regional Medical Center
6001 Norris Canyon Rd
San Ramon, CA 94583
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