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Dr. Stephen Lin, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Lin

Dr. Stephen Lin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.


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(757) 842-4499

Dr. Lin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Humana
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Medicaid
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Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
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United Healthcare

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
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

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Thyroid Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin treats Thyroid Disease more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lin treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lin performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lin performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lin performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lin's conditions and procedures:

  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon Cancer
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • English

Dr. Lin's Reviews

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4.2

Based on 15 reviews

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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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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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