Dr. Karen Lin, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Female

10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 220
Seattle, WA 98133
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Hospital Quality

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Northwest Hospital and Medical Center
1550 N 115th St
Seattle, WA 98133
Seattle Children's Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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Seattle Ear Nose & Throat
Seattle Ear Nose & Throat
10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 220
Seattle, WA 98133
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    Dr. Lin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Wound Repair
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    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Labyrinthitis
    • Laryngeal Cancer
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    • Lip Cancer
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • TMJ
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    New York University Med Center Tisch Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    New York University Med Center Tisch Hospital
    Complete in 2006

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Washington, Seattle
    Graduated in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lin & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese, Mandarin
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    Dr. Lin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Northwest Hospital and Medical Center

    • Seattle Children's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5
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    Very comfortable person to communicae with and I trust her judgement. The surgery was challenging but went really well. I wish I had gone to see her years ago.

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    Seattle Ear Nose & Throat
    10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 220
    Seattle, WA 98133
    (206) 389-7100 (Office)
    (206) 389-7101 (Fax)
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