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Bruce Lin, MD
Bruce Lin, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

155 Patient Ratings
39 Comments

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Specialties
Hematology/Oncology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Cancer, Medical Oncology, Gastroenterology

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Board Eligible, Subspecialty in Hematology and Oncology

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2011

Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.

Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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June 2017
I have complete trust and faith in the care I receive from Dr. Lin. When he runs late I assume it is because he treats all of his patients with the same thoroughness and care.

May 2017
AGAIN, DR LIN SAW MYSELF AT THE SAME TIME HE SAW MY HUSBAND AND MADE SURE WE BOTH WERE TAKEN CARE OF. VERY GOOD ON HIS PART!

May 2017
I have cancer once again. I was @ your site last year of 2016. Spent 4 months. You @ that time saved my life then, hope it will happen again with treatment for the next 4 to 6 months.

May 2017
I would give Dr. Lin 5 stars for everything. I can´t say enough about him.

April 2017
Took extra time, and made sure I understood

March 2017
Dr. Lin was courteous, friendly, and knowledgeable. He put me at ease and I feel confident being under his care that he genuinely cares for his patients. Thank you.

February 2017
We like Dr. Lin and his level of professionalism

December 2016
In my experience, few doctors are as friendly in the first appt as Dr Lin was. Refreshing.

December 2016
Saved my life.

December 2016
I will make a recommend If needed.

November 2016
Still I´m very impressed with the dr. _____ have @ Virginia Mason-

November 2016
The staff and doctors worked together to decide on best method to treat my problem. And pass on information from one doctor to the other in a timely manner.

October 2016
Dr. Lin always takes time to answer my questions and provide me information and answers. He speaks to me at my level of knowledge and helps me understand when I have questions.

October 2016
Your care providers are so informative and patient in explaining the condition of the patient, and explaining the pros/cons of each option.

September 2016
Fantastic

September 2016
Dr. Lin explains things academically and in lay terms, and he always makes sure my husband and I understand the information. He discusses information that he has consulted with other professionals, and this increases my confidence that he is providing the best, individualized care for me.

September 2016
Dr Lin has always explained each process well and answered my questions with clear explanations.

September 2016
I was sad that Dr. Vishner left, but Dr. Lin is so nice he made me feel less scared. Dr. Lin.

August 2016
This was the best appointment I had with Dr, Lin, I felt like he truly cares and I´m not just another number which is a shift in his care of me.

August 2016
Dr. Lin always answers questions and spends whatever time is necessary on each appointment.

July 2016
Dr Lin has always given us as much time as needed to answer all our questions concerning treatment and effects. His manner is friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. we have very much appreciated being in his care.

July 2016
Dr. Lin is particularly great in dealing with my nephew who is a special needs (autistic, Asperger´s) adult.

July 2016
Dr Lin saved my life. I will be forever grateful.

July 2016
Dr. Lin is AMAZING.

July 2016
#2. Excellent!

June 2016
Outstanding bed side manners

June 2016
Dr. Lin is wonderful

June 2016
Dr. Linn and his entire staff have provided me with the best care, courtesy, and professionalism that I have ever encountered anywhere else.

May 2016
Dr Lin always takes time to answer questions I have

May 2016
The quality of my providers efforts, in all respects, have been consistently outstanding. Could not have a higher confidence in them, without exception.

May 2016
Dr Lin has always provided the best information and recommendations about my care plan

April 2016
Excellent.

December 2015
Dr Lin is fantastic. Having cancer is a difficult disease to cure and deal with. He and his staff have always been there. They are courteous, kind, knowledgeable and understanding. He always has time and never even seems to be in hurry. We have and will refer to to him and Virginia Mason.

December 2015
I owe at "Quality of Life" over the past 3 year and my present health status to Dr. Lin & his nurse. #9. The highest.

November 2015
Very direct & detailed in all discussions.

November 2015
All my experiences have been good.

August 2015
Dr. Lin is wonderful.

July 2015
Dr. Lin is an excellent doctor.

June 2015
None I can feel the care.

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Special Interest(s)
Dr. Lin specializes in hematology and medical oncology, liver cancer, colorectal cancer and other gastrointestinal cancer.

Education
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., 2004

Residency
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, 2007

Fellowships
Hematology and Oncology, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 2011

Personal Information
Dr. Lin enjoys basketball, golf, fishing and photography.

On Patients
“I am committed to providing my patients with the newest cancer treatment options in modern medicine and compassionate care with an emphasis on patient education. Patients are my top priority as I work with them and their families to achieve the best possible outcomes.”

On Specialty
“This is an exciting time for the field of gastrointestinal oncology with the innovations in cancer therapy and ongoing medical research. Working with cancer patients to provide the best care during one of the most challenging times of their lives is an extremely gratifying experience.”

On Virginia Mason
“With its strong commitment to quality patient care and a highly skilled, multidisciplinary cancer care team, Virginia Mason empowers me to provide the best care for my patients.”

Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology Member, American Society of Hematology Member, American Association for Cancer Research Member, Southwest Oncology Group.

Curriculum Vitae
Bruce Lin, MD - Curriculum Vitae