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Otto S. Lin, MD
Gastroenterology
 
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, colon cancer screening, gastroesophogeal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease. He is also active in outcomes research. He is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taiwanese.

Curriculum Vitae
Otto S. Lin, MD

Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998 American Board of Gastroenterology, 2001
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1994
Internship
Internal Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, Calif., 1995
Residency
Internal Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, Calif., 1997
Fellowships
Gastroenterology, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, Calif., 2001
Professional Activities and Awards
Dr. Lin is the Medical Director of Quality Improvement for the Digestive Disease Institute at VM, a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Washington and a consultant for the Radiological Devices Panel at the FDA. He is also the recipient of several awards including the Franklin Ebaugh Award for Outstanding Research (Stanford Hospital), Glaxo Institute of Digestive Health Resource Award, Cabot Prize (Harvard Medical School) and Clinical Research Award (Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason).
Patient Ratings and Comments
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.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr Lin was very attentive listening to my concerns and clearly detailed how I should improve my diet and medication to combat them. I felt comfortable and at ease after seeing him.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Very knowledgeable.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
He was the friendliest he's ever been!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Doctor Otto Lin is a very knowledgeable person. I have a sense that doctor Lin knows how to treat my disease , and gave me very good advice. So appreciated!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Excellent care and doctor, nurses were GREAT.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Lin was very thorough in reviewing my health history and including me in decision making about options for further care. He is calm and compassionate and inspires confidence.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Otto Lin is great! He listens, explains, answers questions and is very helpful. I have been coming for here for many years. I would definitely refer my family and clients to him.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Experience with Dr. Lin excellent