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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Otolaryngology
    • Specialties
    • Sleep Medicine
    • Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) / Otolaryngology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital

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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. 

Clinical Focus

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Nasal Airway Obstruction
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Robot-Assisted Surgery - Overview
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat


MD, University of Louisville

Internship, Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Otolaryngology
Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Otolaryngology
Stanford University School of Medicine