Dr. Peter Lin, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. Lin
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University Vascular Associates

1082 Glendon Ave Los Angeles, CA 90024

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(310) 209-2011

Dr. Peter Lin, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Chicago College Of Med and Surgery in 1992 and specializes in vascular surgery.


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(310) 209-2011

Dr. Lin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
LACare
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Varicose Vein Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin performs Varicose Vein Procedure more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Lin performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Lin performs this procedure more than 83% of their peers

Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin performs Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Lin performs this procedure more than 78% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Varicose Veins
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Varicose Veins more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.

Typically treats 63% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Lin performs this procedure more than 63% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.

Typically treats 51% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 71% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 31% of their peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 31% of their peers

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Dr. Lin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Phlebitis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis
Varicose Veins
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Varicose Veins more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease

Dr. Lin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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What People Say About Dr. Peter Lin, MD
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Dr. Peter Lin was my surgeon in Houston Texas . He did my vein ablation in 2014. He is highly recommended by me . I was sad when he left Houston Texas . He is the best for me . He was very professional and a caring surgeon !!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Lin is committed to providing superior care to patients with vascular disease and preparing the next generation of surgeons to meet the highest standards of excellence. This vision is based on a dedication to advance research using the evolving technology and to improve treatment outcome.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Emory University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Mt Sinai Hospital Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1993
Mt Sinai Hospital Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1992
Chicago College Of Med and Surgery
Medical School
1988
University Of California
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Locations

University Vascular Associates

University Vascular Associates1082 Glendon Ave Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Beverly Hospital

Montebello, CA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

CHI St Lukes Health - Baylor St Lukes Medical Center

Houston, TX

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Garfield Medical Center

Monterey Park, CA

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

Houston, TX

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average