Dr. Tom Lin, MD

Dr. Tom Lin, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Tom Lin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lakewood, WA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Taipei Medical University in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

11307 Bridgeport Way SW Ste 220A

Lakewood, WA 98499

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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
4.5
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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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
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 hesitate to let me know - and if we've done a

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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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