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Dr. Edward Lin, MD

Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Hand Surgeon

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Edward A. Lin, M.D. grew up in Flushing, Queens and attended Stuyvesant High School in New York, where he distinguished himself with a perfect 1600 SAT score. He subsequently enrolled in the 8-year combined BA/MD program at New York University, where he graduated summa cum laude with honors in biology. He completed his medical degree at NYU School of Medicine, where he received multiple awards and graduated with honors in orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Lin went on to complete his orthopaedic surgery residency at the NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York. NYU is one of the highest ranked orthopaedic residency programs in the country. He then finished his training at the renowned Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Lin is an expert in the management of all upper extremity conditions, especially those affecting the fingers/hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. He is the author of numerous publications in the medical literature, and has written on the topics of cartilage regeneration, bone fracture healing, and nerve injury. He has given numerous lectures and presentations to other orthopaedic surgeons throughout the country. Dr. Lin specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, which includes the surgical and non-surgical treatment of the following conditions: Fingers/Hand – fractures and dislocations, thumb pain/arthritis , carpal tunnel syndrome, tendon and nerve injury, trigger finger, sports injury, nerve compression, dupuytrens, arthritis, circulation problems, finger injuries/deformities, stiffness, ligament injury, nail problems, rheumatoid arthritis, infections, joint replacement. Wrist – fracture, sports injury, cartilage injury, arthritis, cysts, ligament and tendon injuries, impaction syndrome, kienbo

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Hand Surgeon
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

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Education and training

  • Medical School - New York University, Doctor of Medicine
  • NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1013234012

Office locations

Kayal Orthopaedic Center

784 Franklin Avenue, Suite 250

Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

Kayal Orthopaedic Center

266 Harristown Rd., Suite 107

Glen Rock, NJ 07452

Kayal Orthopaedic Center

250 Old Hook Road, Suite 401

Westwood, NJ 07675

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Experience with Dr.Lin was a totally positive experience.Kind, meticulous and clearly explained procedure and follow up.Would absolutely recommend him.Office staff polite and welcoming.
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If you want an aggressive approach to your care, then Dr. Lin fits the bill.
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VERY PROFESSIONAL,EXPLAINED THE PROBLEM AND THE SOLUTION.VERY PLEASANT TO TALK TO. MIKE
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Dr. Lin was very professional. The kind of Doc that you trust instantly. I'm glad that I found him to treat me.
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Office was efficient and clean. Staff was friendly, knowledge, and helpful. Doctor was caring and kind.
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