Dr. Ellen Lin, MD

Dr. Ellen Lin, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Ellen Lin, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2001 and specializes in pain medicine.

21 Spurs Ln Ste 240

San Antonio, TX 78240

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Our mission at the Advanced Spine and Pain Center is to restore patients quality of life by providing multi-disciplinary treatment of acute, chronic and cancer pain. We strive to bring our patients the highest quality of care using the latest medical technology. Our goal is to provide each and every patient with comprehensive, compassionate care."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

52  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • California State University Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
54 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Lin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I love Dr. Lin. She is one of the best doctors I have ever had. She listens to you, she has a wonderful mannerism with her patients. Staff is great, always sweet. She recommended that I get a Pain Stimulator as my Pain is never quite under control by my meds. My Pain Stim trial was a success and...more
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The constant pain is wearing on my health. Dr. Lin takes the time to listen, no rush. Had a procedure this morning, right now out of pain! I would recommend her to family and friends. San Antonio is lucky to have Dr. Lin and her staff. Kind happy staff!
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Staff needs training in person and on phone. Rude and NEVER call or email you back. You sit in the waiting room awhile but get seen in less than 5 minutes. More interested in money than actual patient care.
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Dr. Lin is a fabulous pain management specialist. She practiced on her own for many years and was so popular that she got overwhelmed trying to manage all the patients that were referred to her. She responded by adding not one but 2 other pain management specialists to her practice. I am a...more
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I was a patient with Dr Ellen. I was addict to pain medication for two years because my chronic back pain. It got me through my very physical demanding job. Along with that my wife was dying from cancer which I told Dr Lynn many times. I was going through hard times which she seemed not too care...more
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