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Dean Lin, MD

4.9 out of 5 stars




Clinical Interests:

Cervical and Lumbar Artificial Disk Placement
Minimally Invasive Spinal Decompression and Fusion
Trigeminal Neuralgia

Languages Spoken:


Patients Treated:



Dean D. Lin, M.D., Ph.D. is a neurosurgeon.

Education & Training

Medical School:

Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Va.


General Surgery Internship, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.


Neurological Surgery Residency, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.


Neurological Surgery Fellowship, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia

Board Certification(s):

Neurological Surgery

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.9 out of 5 (71 ratings, 34 comments)

  • May 17, 2023

    A very thorough understandable explanation of my current condition and how we should move forward from this point.

  • May 16, 2023

    dr.lin and his team we're very professional and i am happy with their services they provided.

  • May 10, 2023

    The visit was a pleasant experience. Everyone was very pleasant and knowledgeable.

  • May 5, 2023

    Dr Lin and his nurse and PA were all wonderful.

  • May 4, 2023

    The whole staff was excellent.

  • May 4, 2023

    If only every doctor was like DR Lin. He was beyond the best doctor I have ever seen. I recommend him to anyone that needs a neurosurgeon. He is really one of a kind. Thank you DR Lin.

  • Apr 10, 2023

    Samantha Z was wonderful. She actually listened to everything I asked and was very informative and very upbeat! Like a ray of sunshine!

  • Apr 6, 2023

    The PA, Sam and Dr Lin, listened to me carefully and thoroughly explained all test results. They were professional and friendly.

  • Apr 4, 2023

    All of the staff was very helpful and friendly.

  • Mar 28, 2023

    Dr.Lin is an outstanding doctor! Very honest, helpful and knowledgeable regarding my treatment!! He is a great doctor! [ ]

  • Mar 25, 2023

    All were great

  • Mar 23, 2023

    Dr Lin was very understanding of my pain

  • Mar 17, 2023

    Dr Lin is a special person. He is compassionate as well as highly technically competent. A rare combination. I give him my highest possible grade.

  • Mar 17, 2023

    Sam and Cindy

  • Mar 15, 2023

    Samantha was excellent in caring and making sure I understood questions and terminology ........ I felt confident with her and she felt comfortable with my wife and I. Was great appointment.....

  • Mar 14, 2023

    All personnel

  • Mar 9, 2023

    Dr. Lin and his PA Sam were wonderful in going over every detail and the upcoming procedure.

  • Mar 9, 2023

    Everyone was very professional and kind.

  • Mar 4, 2023

    Dr. Lin, PA and medical assistant

  • Mar 3, 2023

    Dr. Lin was able to reassure me that the remedy to my condition did not require [ ] at least not at this time. He gave me some guidelines to follow to help avoid worsening the situation and provide for a better quality of life. I was impressed by him and his s taff. It was a good experience under difficult circumstances. Thanks to all.

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