Dr. Richard Lin, DO

Dr. Richard Lin, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Richard Lin, DO is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in San Diego, CA. He graduated from Touro Center / College of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

200 W Arbor Dr Ste 2

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 543-6312

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers
Clavicle Fracture
high
more than 84% 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.

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lin does not have any board certifications listed.

53  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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10  Procedures

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.

Education

  • University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Touro Center / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Grandview Hospital And Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • North Shore & LIJ Medical Centers
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of California, San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Other Education | Completed

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
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Saved me from a horrible fate! Honest and forthright..doesn't pull any punches..tells you like it is..good or bad! Highly recommend if you have spinal issues!
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