Dr. Dean Lin, MD

Dr. Dean Lin, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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45 y/o
(35)

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Dr. Dean Lin, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Fort Myers, FL. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

Lee Physician Group - Neurosurgery

2780 Cleveland Ave Ste 819

Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
4.5
based on 35 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

in Ft Myers, FL |
I was always afraid to have back surgery until it became apparent that I had no other choice. Dr Lin performed back surgery on me 4 1/2 yrs ago. Once I healed, I felt like a new person. It was the first time in over 30 Yrs that I was free of back,pain. He is a. very caring and excellent...more
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Ft Myers, FL |
I waited most of day to speak to some one about an appointment. After speaking with the new patient line (at 4 PM) they transferred me to the office and guess what? the office staff left for the day. Does any body work longer then 4:00 o'clock in Florida anymore? I am in great pain and really...more
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in Cape Coral, Fl |
I suffered with sciatica for 2 years before opting for surgery with Dr Lin. He and his entire staff are professional, caring, and highly skilled. Now, 8 months after Dr Lin performed a L5 S1 fusion, I am pain free and able to live my life to the fullest. Thank you Dr Lin.
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in Fort Myers, FL |
I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. Lin as a doctor. He listened carefully to my concerns and the discomfort I was experiencing with my neck, explained possible options and helped me arrive at a decision which finally brought me relief from the chronic pain. Dr. Lin and his staff were exceptional in...more
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in Lehigh Acres, FL |
Excellent surgeon! He gave me my life back. I had surgery for a herniated disc.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lin accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lin has admitting privileges

Cape Coral Hospital
636 Del Prado Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
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Gulf Coast Medical Center
13681 Doctors Way
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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HealthPark Medical Center
9981 S Healthpark Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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