Fred Lin

Fred Lin, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Otolaryngology

Specialties:

Sleep Medicine, Ear, Nose, Throat / Otolaryngology

Dr. Lin, a cum laude graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and elected member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he served as chief resident.  Following residency, he completed a Fellowship in Sleep Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center in conjunction with Dr. Robert Riley and Dr. Nelson Powell of the California Sleep Institute.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology, Dr. Lin is an expert in all aspects related to the surgical treatment of sleep apnea, snoring, and nasal obstruction, and has been named the Division Chief of Sleep Surgery of the Mount Sinai Health System and Director of the Mount Sinai Hospital Sleep Surgery Program.  Dr. Lin has lectured nationally on sleep surgery and airway obstruction and is widely published in peer reviewed medical journals and textbooks.  His clinical interests include general otolaryngology, allergy and rhinology, and sleep surgery, including robotic surgery and upper airway stimulation. 

Certifications

Otolaryngology

Clinical Focus

  • Ear Wax Cleaning
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Robot-Assisted Surgery - Overview
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinus Surgery

Education

MD, University of Louisville

Internship, Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Otolaryngology, Stanford University School of Medicine

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