Steven D. Lin, MD is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, fellowship trained in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery. He serves as Chief of Orthopaedics at Methodist Hospital of Southern California. As an accomplished surgeon, Dr. Lin has earned a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. To qualify for this certificate, Dr. Steven D. Lin has been recognized by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery to have demonstrated excellence in hand surgery beyond other orthopaedic surgeons by virtue of additional training, a practice characterized by a majority of cases in hand & upper extremity surgery, as well as contributions to his field. He is an active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He has worked with world-renowned hand and upper-extremity surgeons across the United States and abroad. Having trained with Dr. A. Lee Osterman at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia, and Dr. Scott H. Kozin at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, he is experienced in all aspects of upper extremity reconstruction from shoulder to fingertips. His special interests include wrist arthroscopy, microsurgery, nerve and tendon repair, sports injuries, arthritis, and upper extremity trauma. Dr. Lin is also comprehensively trained in Orthopaedic Trauma and General Orthopaedics. He received extensive training at the University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Hospitals, taking care of patients ranging from USC athletes to high-energy trauma fracture reconstruction. Highly involved in clinical research, Dr. Lin has multiple publications, which have been presented at several national meetings. He has a true passion for medicine and continues to educate students and residents at USC Medical Center as an adjunct clinical professor. Dr. Lin was born at the Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, and grew up locally in Arcadia. He is proud to be able to serve the community in which he was raised. He spends time volunteering in community outreach programs, and as team physician for the local sports programs. . Chief Of Orthopaedics, Methodist Hospital of Southern California Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the Hand Active member American Association for Hand Surgery Active member American Society for Surgery of the Hand . EDUCATION: Medical School: Medicinae Doctor (MD) UC Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA Residency Training: Orthopaedic Surgery -- USC LAC Medical Centers, Los Angeles, CA Fellowship Training: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery -- Philadelphia Hand Centers Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstruction Shriner's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA Specialties: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma
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"Treat every patient as if they were your family member." It is our responsibility to continually improve all aspects of the world we operate in--to be in the constant pursuit of excellence, to improve our patients' quality of life, and to challenge ourselves with lifelong learning in order to better serve our community. For more Info: www.stevenlinmd.com
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends is 4.9 out of 5