Dr. Eric Lin, MD

Dr. Eric Lin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Lin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fullerton, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and osteopathic manipulative therapy.

100 E Valencia Mesa Dr Ste 310

Fullerton, CA 92835

Contact Information

(714) 446-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Whether youre an elite athlete with a knee injury or a retiree who wants to garden without pain, we offer the most innovative and advanced care available today.

Eric Lin, M.D., a highly skilled orthopaedic spine surgeon, offers a wide range of surgical interventions to treat neck- and back-related conditions. His expertise includes successfully treating disc herniation and stenoisis, spinal degeneration or deformities, as well as spinal fractures and tumors. From nerve decompression and sophisticated fusion procedures to advanced motion-sparing and minimally invasive techniques, Dr. Lin offers patients many of the newest advances in care."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians**
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis

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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
4.1
based on 24 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Lin's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in La Habra Hts
Dr. Lin performed a hemilaminotomy last November to relieve pressure on my sciatic nerve from spinal stenosis which was making it impossible for me to walk without terrible pain or to even stand up straight. Six hours after outpatient surgery, I was able to walk out of the hospital pain free. I had...more
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in Yorba Linda, CA
Dr. Lin performed two surgeries on my back in January and June 2017 - not only was his professionalism and care superb, but the entire office staff went above and beyond to get the attention and assistance I needed. I would highly recommend Dr. Lin and his office without any reservation.
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in Brea, CA
Dr. Lin has treated me for spinal issues in my tech, mid back, and lower back (on different occasions) over the past 3-4 years. In each case, he quickly and accurately identified the source of the problem, and then prescribed a treatment to fix each issue. I like that you don't have to wait long...more
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in Yorba Linda, CA
Dr. Lin has been my orthopedic specialist for almost five years. I recently underwent back surgery for severe sciatic pain. I have already recommended him to a few other people who also suffer from similar issues. I love him and his staff. What a blessing they have been to me personally!!
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in Fullerton, Ca.
My surgery experience wth the spinal fusion and laminectomy, etc. was 100% better than anticipated. I have had complete relief of pain in my back even now at 13 + mo. postop. Dr. Lin's professional manner and explanation of the procedures to be performed helped me make the right decision. At...more
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