Dr. James Lin, MD

Dr. James Lin, MD

Plastic Surgery of the Hand  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Lin, MD is a hand plastic surgery specialist in Elk Grove, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in plastic surgery of the hand.

Neugenesis Plastic Surgery

8021 Laguna Blvd Ste 3

Elk Grove, CA 95758
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 95% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 91% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
more than 88% 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 "We believe people are wonderfully made. Our job is to restore improve, and enhance the full potential of each person."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release

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.


  • SUNY at Stony Brook
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • SUNY At Stony Brook (General Surgery)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Nassau County Medical Center (Plastic Surgery)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Nyu Langone Medical Center ( (Hand Surgery)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Lin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I broke my hand last year I went 3 times and he saw me not even 10 minutes, never checked my hand, and they have a sign that you need to pay cash or check only at the time of the visit, I paid cash and didn't keep the receipt, few months after I got a bill for 15.00 for the 1st visit, they said I...more
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Dr. Lin is an excellent surgeon and a really good doctor. I have a rare disease. Dr. Lin knew about the disease and was hesitant to do surgery to remove a painful calcinosis, but I insisted. He did a great job and it has not returned. Dr. Lin also has a great sense of humor which is always helpful...more
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