Dr. Richie Lin, MD

Dr. Richie Lin, MD

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Dr. Richie Lin, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Short Hills, NJ. Dr. Lin is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center.

636 Morris Tpke Ste 2H

Short Hills, NJ 07078

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acne Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Dermatology Consultants of Short Hills was opened on September 1st, 2011. The practice was established in 2008, and previously located one mile away, in Summit, New Jersey. To better serve the community, the practice was expanded, offering cosmetic, laser and surgical dermatology services. Dr. Richie Lin is a board certified dermatologist, and serves as the medical director of the practice. He is a faculty member of the Columbia University Department of Dermatology/NY Presbyterian Hospital, and specializes in skin cancer, laser procedures, and treatment of acne and psoriasis. The office is conveniently located on Morris Turnpike on the border of Short Hills, Summit, Millburn, and Springfield New Jersey."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • UMDNJ Nj Med School Newark
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Mary's Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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
4.5
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)
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 (3)
Basking Ridge, NJ |
Dr Lin was very comforting to me and my family, as was his whole staff. An excellent experience.
New York, NY |
He was patient and listened to my issue and handled it professionally. A very good specialist.
in Summit, NJ |
Wait time is too long.
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Dr. Lin accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Lin has admitting privileges

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Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
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