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Dr. James Lin, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.5 (79)
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience
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Dr. James Lin, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Monterey, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Univ At Buffalo Sch Of Med and Biomedical Sci SUNY and is affiliated with Community Hospital Of The Monterey Peninsula and Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Lin works at Monterey Spine & Joint in Monterey, CA with other offices in Salinas, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Limb Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Dupuytren's Contracture along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Monterey Spine Monterey Joint
    12 Upper Ragsdale Dr Ste A, Monterey, CA 93940 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (831) 648-7200
  2. 2
    Salinas Valley Neurological Assoc.
    220 San Jose St, Salinas, CA 93901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (831) 648-7200

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  • Community Hospital Of The Monterey Peninsula
  • Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital

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    4.5
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    Oct 26, 2022
    I received prompt, professional care. Dr. Lin was very knowledgeable about my hand condition & had sound advice on how to proceed.
    Karen Schofield — Oct 26, 2022
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    About Dr. James Lin, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1679710156
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Dept. of Plastic Surgery
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Univ At Buffalo Sch Of Med and Biomedical Sci SUNY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. James Lin, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lin is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Lin has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lin has seen patients for Limb Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Dupuytren's Contracture, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lin on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    79 patients have reviewed Dr. Lin. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lin.

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