Dr. Shih-Chun Lin, MD

Dr. Shih-Chun Lin, MD

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Dr. Shih-Chun Lin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from National Taiwan University, College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.Read his story

4927 Auburn Ave # 200

Bethesda, MD 20814

Contact Information

(301) 896-6069

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cranial Trauma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Cranial Trauma more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Low Back Pain more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe that making a correct diagnosis leads to a successful treatment.  And making a correct diagnosis depends mainly on taking a thorough history and physical examination from the patient.  Neurological diseases are i...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2012
    Stanford University
    Residency Hospital
    2012
  • 2010
    Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2006
    Stanford University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 1997
    National Taiwan University
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1997
    National Taiwan University, College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1997
    National Taiwan University
    Undergraduate School
    1997

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese
  • English

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I found Dr. Lin to be patient and kind. He was happy to answer my questions and did not appear to be rushed in any way. Dr. Lin seemed thorough in his exam as well. Dr. Lin looked at my MRI and I felt confident that he had a good grasp on my specific issues. Lastly, I felt that Dr. Lin was not...Read More
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After misdiagnosis & 6 years of excruciating Right-side facial & throat pain, I feel truly fortunate to have been referred to Dr.Lin. He spent at least 45 minutes face to face at initial appt & never doubted me for a minute. One former physician told me to see a psychiatrist after he was unable to...Read More
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Dr. Lin saved our son's life after a traumatic brain injury. We'll be forever grateful that the doctor came from his home for this emergency, and for his years of excellent training and experience used in the 5-hour emergency brain surgery. We'll never forget Dr. Lin, nor the second chance at life...Read More
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I had a large tumor in my pituitary gland that pushed my optic nerves and made my eyesight bad. I found Dr. Lin because it would be a high-risk surgery, from what I gathered from my doctor. Dr. Lin performed a minimally invasive surgery that left no scar, and removed my tumor. My eyesight returned...Read More
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Dr. Lin took out a large brain tumor from my daughter that saved her vision. Knowing him as a neurosurgeon also treating spine issues, so when it came to my back problem he was the one I consulted. He did a minimally invasive surgery and my leg pain completely resolved. I trust my whole family's...Read More
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Southern Health PPO
Coventry Health Care of Delaware
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Suburban Hospital

Bethesda, MD

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