As a primary care physician, Dr. Lin handles a broad scope of medicine that includes total body wellness, disease prevention and the management of chronic conditions and illnesses. And as an internal medicine specialist, he not only gets the opportunity to work with our patients one-on-one, he gets the opportunity to help them manage their well-being over time. Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Lin specializes in treating patients with everything from diabetes, heart disease and hypertension, to infections, the common cold and the flu. But more importantly, he specializes in being a compassionate and caring physician who understands the importance of being a positive influence on our patients’ lives.
Education and Training
After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1998, Dr. Lin completed the Baylor College of Medicine Internal Medicine Internship and Residency Program.
Certifications and Proficiencies
Dr. Lin is proficient in English and Mandarin Chinese.
Honors and Awards
Among his many academic honors, Dr. Lin was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, won a chemistry award, and graduated summa cum laude from his undergraduate program in biochemistry at Washington University. During medical school, he received honors for his senior medicine sub-internship program and structures and development class. In addition, Dr. Lin is a member of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Lin has conducted research on a salmonella protein that is required for resistance to antimicrobial peptides and transport of potassium; and the molecular, functional and evolutionary analysis of sequences specific to salmonella. His findings were published in the EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization) Journal and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Lin joined Fauquier Health as a private practice physician in 2003. Prior to that, he was a primary care provider for a practice in Fredericksburg.
In his spare time, Dr. Lin enjoys working with computers, playing tennis, traveling, watching movies and playing classical piano. During 1993, he played the piano and harpsichord for the Washington University Symphony Orchestra.