BiographyCindy Lin, M.D., is a board-certified sports and spine physician and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Dr. Lin earned her M.D. from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts; completed her internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California; was chief resident of physical medicine and rehabilitation during residency at Stanford University Hospital in California; and finished a Sports & Spine Fellowship at both the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now Shirley Ryan AbilityLab) in Illinois and Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.
Her clinical interests include non-operative treatment of sports, spine and musculoskeletal injuries, female and aging athletes, pregnancy-related musculoskeletal pain, exercise for chronic conditions, concussion management and adaptive sports for disabled athletes. Her research interests include motion and gait analysis, sports injury prevention and epidemiology, exercise promotion, active aging and women's health.
Personal InterestsDr. Lin maintains an active lifestyle through horseback riding, swimming, hiking and running. She also enjoys ballroom dancing, sailing and traveling.
Diagnostic radiology, Musculoskeletal, Musculoskeletal radiology, Musculoskeletal ultrasound
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Fellowship, 2012, Sports Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Residency, 2011, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Internship, 2008, Transitional Year
Harvard Medical School
Medical education, 2007
- Sports Medicine, 2012, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2012, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab