Dr. Fred Lin, MD

Dr. Fred Lin, MD

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Dr. Fred Lin, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and sleep medicine.

5 E 98th St Fl 8

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Enlarged Turbinates
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sinus Surgery
very high
more than 96% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Sleep Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

56  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • National Merit Scholarship Winner, 1995
  • Dean's Scholarship - Full Medical School Scholarship, 1996
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
34 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Had a really good experience. Surgery went well and breathing thru my nose significantly better day in and day out.
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I saw Dr. Lin to diagnoise the cause of cronic nasal congestion in my left sinus. During the appointment he answered all my questions and had a pleasant bed-side manner. He ordered a CT scan which I completed a week later. Two weeks later I had not heard bsack so I sent him an email using "My...more
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Dr. Lin recently performed Septoplasty and sinus surgery on me. I can't say enough great things about Dr. Lin and his staff. The surgery went smoothly, Dr. Lin is informative and caring and his office is outstanding at scheduling follow-up appointments. I would instantly recommend Dr. Lin to any...more
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I had to have a tonsillectomy, and I was really nervous because I heard that tonsillectomies are worst for adults. But when I walked into the operating room, Dr. Lin made me feel more comfortable, distracting me by asking me questions about school. The procedure went really smoothly, and I healed...more
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