Cindy Lin M.D.

 Cindy Lin M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Sports medicine


Rehabilitation Medicine, Spine Center, Sports Medicine Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health


English, Mandarin Chinese


Sports Concussion Program at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.744.8000|Map It 

Sports Medicine Center at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.646.7777|Map It 

Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium

3800 Montlake Blvd. NE
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Spine Center at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Cindy 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 Interests

Dr. Lin maintains an active lifestyle through horseback riding, swimming, hiking and running. She also enjoys ballroom dancing, sailing and traveling. 


Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineFellowshipSports Medicine2012
Stanford University Medical CenterResidencyPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2011
Santa Clara Valley Medical CenterInternshipTransitional Year2008
Harvard Medical SchoolMedical education2007

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2012
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabSports Medicine2012
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