Dr. Stephen Lin, MD

Dr. Stephen Lin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Stephen Lin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

113 Gainsborough Sq Ste 400

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(757) 842-4499

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
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Thyroid Disease
more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
more than 5% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Personal care and attention for all your General Surgery needs from thyroid to breast to abdominal surgery. Specializing in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery including single site/incision scarless surgery for gallbladder and hernia surgeries."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

9  Conditions Treated

  • Colon Cancer
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease

7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Rush University/Cook County Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Rush University/Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Lin, MD
Three times have tried to make an appointment with this physician but can not get past the horrid gate keeper. Have an abdominal hernia that is huge and must do something about it. How good is the physician if you can't get past the one who answers the phone? I am not rude, have excellent insurance...Read More
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Cherie Moore, Esq. in Chesapeake, VA – Oct 16, 2017
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Dr Lin performed my surgery. All was well until I went in for my follow up. Dr Lin checked my open wound, he did not put gloves on, nor did he wash his hands. The day after I left the office, I started experiencing pain and redness around the incision site. The day after that I ended up in the...Read More
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Virginia Beach, VA – Apr 07, 2017
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