Steven D. Lin, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon Fellowship Trained Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Dr. Steven D. Lin is a Board Certified fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon, and specializes in treatment of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Microsurgery.
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, 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 reconstruction. Highly involved in clinical research, Dr. Lin has multiple publications, which have been presented at national meetings. He has a true passion for medicine and continues to educate students and residents from USC Medical Center.
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, lecturing at conferences, devoting time to underserved populations on medical missions, and covering the local high school and college sports programs as team physician.
He currently serves as Section Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Methodist Hospital of Southern California.
Dr. Steven D. Lin's Care Philosophy:
"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. ~ Excellence Takes Patience.
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, The Philadelphia Hand Centers
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia
Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstruction, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia
Residency and Internship
L. A. County + USC Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics
University of California, Irvine, M.D., B.A.
State of California
Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand
Vice Chair Department of Surgery
Arcadia Methodist Hospital, Section Chair, Chief of Orthopaedics
Huntington Memorial Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Association for Hand Surgery
American Medical Association University of Southern California, Graduate Orthopaedic Society