Dr. Richie Lin, MD

Dr. Richie Lin, MD

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Dr. Richie Lin, MD is a dermatologist in Short Hills, NJ. He graduated from UMDNJ Nj Med School Newark and specializes in dermatology.

636 Morris Tpke Ste 2H

Short Hills, NJ 07078

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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 "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."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

59  Conditions Treated

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29  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

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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)

Dr Lin was very comforting to me and my family, as was his whole staff. An excellent experience.
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He was patient and listened to my issue and handled it professionally. A very good specialist.
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Wait time is too long.
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