Dr. Tom Lin, MD

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Age 45
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Dr. Tom Lin, MD
Dr. Tom Lin, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Lakewood, WA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Lin is affiliated with St. Clare Hospital.

11307 Bridgeport Way SW Ste 220A

Lakewood, WA 98499

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Dr. Tom Lin, MD

Dr. Tom Lin, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 64% of peers
Stomach Diseases
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more than 44% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
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more than 36% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Board certified in general surgery, Tom Lin, MD, strives to treat all of his patients with respect and to provide the highest quality of care possible. He takes the time to work with his patients and their physicians to gain an understanding of their needs, and ensures that they are fully informed about their treatment. Dr. Lin provides comprehensive diagnosis and surgical treatment for: general surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, soft tissue surgery, including breast and melanoma. Dr. Lin is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Meningiomas
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Taipei Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Harvard Univ Sch Public Hlth
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lin to family and friends
4.4
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lin Says:

Thank you for completing a healthgrades.com survey today. I appreciate the time you've taken to leave feedback for myself and my practice, and I review survey results frequently to make sure both myself and my staff are providing the best possible care, are listening to your needs, and presenting an efficient and comfortable office visit experience. If we can do anything better, please don't...

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Dr. Lin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Puyallup, WA |
Competent, sensitive physicians like you are the prize of the medical profession. Thank you for your excellent treatment of my hernia.
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Dr. Lin accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid
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Hospitals where Dr. Lin has admitting privileges

St. Clare Hospital
11315 Bridgeport Way SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
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