Dr. Shu Lin, MD

Dr. Shu Lin, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Shu Lin, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

260 Tremont St

Boston, MA 02116

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lin performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angina
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Unstable Angina

Dr. Lin's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Graft
Atherosclerotic Coronary Stenosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
Atrial Flutter
Bacterial Endocarditis
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiopulmonary Conditions
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Calcification
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Coronary Artery Fistula
Coronary Artery Revascularization
Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 1
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Genetic Predisposition to Coronary Artery Disease
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Disease in Women
Heart Surgery
Heart Transplant
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Valve Replacement
Heart Valve Surgery
Heart-Lung Transplant
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mechanical Circulatory Support System
Minimal Access Surgery
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Revascularization Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Respiratory Failure
Septal Defect
Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Transplantation
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I help patients with acquired heart diseases such as coronary artery blockages and heart valve problems. I use surgical procedures when necessary. Each patient is special in his or her own way and I will work with the cardiologists to provide the bes...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2004
    Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2004
    Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1993
    Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1992
  • 1988
    Harvard University
    Undergraduate School
    1988

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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