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Joseph Lin, M.D.

Joseph Lin, M.D.

Resident (PGY-4)
General Surgery 

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Harvard College - B.A. - 2010
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health - M.P.H. - 2015
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - M.D. - 2016

  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Intern - 2016-2017
  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Resident - 2017-present
  • UCSF Palliative Medicine - 2019-2020
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Integrating principles of palliative care into surgical practice to improve the care of surgical patients and the education of surgical trainees

Joseph Lin, M.D. is a resident in the General Surgery program. He received his medical degree and master's in public health at Johns Hopkins University before coming to UCSF for residency. During his research years, Dr. Lin completed a fellowship in Palliative Care.

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 15
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  1. Lin JA, Wick EC. Invited Commentary: Back to Basics in Colectomy Quality Improvement: Refocusing on the Patient. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 Mar 01; 234(3):310. View in PubMed
  2. Glencer AC, Lin JA, Trang K, Greenberg A, Kirkwood KS, Adam MA, Sarin A. Assessing the role of robotic proctectomy in obese patients: a contemporary NSQIP analysis. J Robot Surg. 2022 Feb 11. View in PubMed
  3. Conroy PC, Calthorpe L, Lin JA, Mohamedaly S, Kim A, Hirose K, Nakakura E, Corvera C, Sosa JA, Sarin A, Kirkwood KS, Alseidi A, Adam MA. ASO Visual Abstract: Determining Hospital Volume Threshold for the Safety of Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Contemporary Cutpoint Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 Jan 15. View in PubMed
  4. Conroy PC, Calthorpe L, Lin JA, Mohamedaly S, Kim A, Hirose K, Nakakura E, Corvera C, Sosa JA, Sarin A, Kirkwood KS, Alseidi A, Adam MA. Determining Hospital Volume Threshold for Safety of Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Contemporary Cutpoint Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 Mar; 29(3):1566-1574. View in PubMed
  5. Lin JA, Im CJ, O'Sullivan P, Kirkwood KS, Cook AC. The surgical resident experience in serious illness communication: A qualitative needs assessment with proposed solutions. Am J Surg. 2021 Dec; 222(6):1126-1130. View in PubMed
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  1. "The Patient-Centered Surgery Experience." American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2014, San Francisco, Medical Student Program.
  2. Lin JA, King E, Craig-Shapiro R, Wickliffe C, Massie A, Segev D. "Early hospital readmission after kidney transplantation: socioeconomic and post-discharge environment factors." American Transplant Congress 2015, Poster of Distinction. Translational Science 2015. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Surgery Research Poster Session 2015. Manuscript in preparation.
  3. Bydon M, Xu R, Papadimitriou K, Macki M, Lin J, Sciubba D, Wolinsky JP, Witham T, Gokaslan Z, Bydon A. "Safety and efficacy of an ultrasonic bone curette in reduction of intraoperative durotomies: outcomes in 337 patients." Johns Hopkins Bayview Research Symposium 2012.
  4. Tana MM, McCoy D, Patel R, Lin JA, Ohliger MA. "Computed Tomography Texture Analysis Quantitatively Distinguishes Alcoholic Hepatitis Patients from Controls." UCSF Liver Center Annual Symposium 2018.
  5. Mahuron K, Lin JA, Tsai K, Algazi A, Rosenblum M, Alvarado M. "Partially Exhausted T Lymphocyte Directed Neoadjuvant Treatment in Operable Stage III Melanoma." Society of Surgical Oncology 2018.
  1. Lin J, Bydon M, Macki M, Bydon A. "Stereotactic radiosurgery for primary osseous spinal tumors." Handbook of Radiosurgery in CNS Disease. Lim, Hsu, Rigamonti, Kleinberg. Demos Medical Publishing. New York, NY: 183-193. 2013.
  2. Lin J, Bydon M, Papadimitriou K, Bydon A. "Spinal Extramedullary Ependymoma Resection." Frontiers in Neurosurgery, Volume 2: Video Atlas of Spine Surgical Techniques. Landriel and Vecchi. Bentham Science Publishers. Sharjah, UAE: 410-5. 2016.
  3. Bydon M, Macki M, Lin J, Weingart J. "Spinal Schwannoma Resection." Frontiers in Neurosurgery, Volume 2: Video Atlas of Spine Surgical Techniques. Landriel and Vecchi. Bentham Science Publishers. Sharjah, UAE: 416-21. 2016.

 

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