Dr. James Lin, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. James Lin, MD
Dr. James Lin, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Thousand Oaks, CA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Lin is affiliated with Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital and Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center.

558 Saint Charles Dr Ste 110

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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Dr. James Lin, MD

Dr. James Lin, MD

Accepted insurance

  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lin "The goal of the Comprehensive Pain Management Center is to provide an integrated approach to the treatment of patients with pain symptoms in an empathetic, safe, and caring manner. We combine cutting-edge treatments with other appropriate treatment modalities in improving one?s life. Our goals are to stabilize and minimize an individual?s pain to maximize one?s level of functioning, prevent disability, and improve quality of life."

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
48

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (7/23/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Rush University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Rush University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lin has no awards or honors listed.

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
3.7
based on 29 total reviews (5 with comments)
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
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Beware. Regardless of his abilities he only has one insurance carrier that he accepts. That means you will be paying out-of-pocket unless you're with Wellpoint. I got screwed by having him as a contractor and not as a patient in his office
in Ventura, CA |
Kind, compassionate, and helpful. Very lucky to find him. He believes in you and is up on the latest in pain management and is very open to holistic medicine being part of your care too. Very good with fibromyalgia.
in Thousand Oaks, CA |
I have been a patient with Dr, Lin, for 2 1/2 years. He is an Excellent Doctor! He always listens and will explain so that you understand. He will recommend many options. He is a very kind and caring doctor. Also, he has an Amazing Staff caring Staff
in Westlake Village, CA |
Dr James Lin, Sandra, P.A., and medical team (Jennifer, Alex, Shannon) are the best! -thank you..James
in Thousand Oaks, CA |
Found the staff to be unconpassionate and rude. Excessive wait times. Doctor talked fast and did not listen well, the arrogant attitude didn't help. With so many choices out there-much better options available!
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Hospitals where Dr. Lin has admitting privileges

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center
215 W Janss Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital
401 Rolling Oaks Dr
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
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