Karen Lin, MD
Karen Lin, MD
- Otolaryngology [ENT] - head and neck surgery
- Ear, nose & throat care
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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Dr Lin is the only reason I go to her office
Dr. Lin and her Medical Assistant were fine and I would be happy to see them again at another facility. [...]
My appointment was for Ear Cleaning. Karin Lin and her staff were very professional and friendly. I like coming back yearly to see them.
I go by my middle name (this is indicated in my chart and most providers refer to me that way). Dr. Lin called me by my first name. This is deflating. Names are important. It helps me feel seen, cared for and known in a system that can feel mechanistic. It sets the tone for the entire visit.
doctor Lin was amazing! she made me feel at ease and calmed me down, she explain in detail.[...]I truly appreciate doctor Lin
Great service, Dr Lin is Very Nice and Professional
I was impressed with the friendliness of Dr. Lin and all the staff at UW Medicine. I left the office feeling confident that I was gonna get help.
*Dr. Lin is excellent! She has a superb bedside manner, and is very efficient.
Dr. Karen Lin was so informative and addressed all of our concerns. She spent time showing us the CT scan [...]. She explained each part of the scan so we could follow along. She has a kind heart and I would like to see her again. I believe the nurse was [...] and she was also very professional and polite.
Dr. Lin was especially friendly, helpful and understanding.
*Dr. Lin has met my needs. UW could do better they're too big for caring for us as individuals.
*Dr. Lin knew I did not want surgery and could not help me further so she referred me to another ENT in the office. This was very much appreciated. Her nurse was also exceptional and calmed me down and was very compassionate. Excellent care at this office!
Dr. Lin was so knowledgeable, professional and helpful
Dr. Lin is amazing. She always takes time to answer my questions and offers good advice on maintaining my current level of health since my surgery, which she performed. I would recommend her to anyone.
I greatly appreciate Dr. Lin. I have seen her in the past and have received excellent care. I was also treated very well by her assistant [...]
Dr. Lin is a star. She goes out of her way to remember personal details about my life, and always brings them up in our appointments. She truly goes the extra mile to make me feel valued.
Dr. Linn always makes me feel very comfortable and we'll cared for.
Dr. Lin is the best!
*Dr. Lin's office ALWAYS helpful!
Dr. Lin is an outstanding physician and I highly recommend her. [...] her assistant is friendly and efficient as can be under the circumstances. [...]
About Karen Lin
Karen Lin, MD, is a board-certified physician practicing general otolaryngology. Dr. Lin treats a broad range of ear, nose and throat problems in children and adults. She enjoys working with patients to develop an individualized plan that best fits their lifestyle and health. This helps patients be more involved in their care, and she looks forward to treating and working with them as part of their care team.
Dr. Lin earned her M.D. from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Her clinical interests include hearing loss, ear infections, ear tube surgery, sinus problems, allergies, deviated septum, nasal obstruction, oral lesions, biopsies, tonsil problems, tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, voice problems, hoarseness, thyroid problems and lumps in the neck.
Dr. Lin grew up in Bellevue and enjoys exploring Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. She is interested in trying new restaurants and cheering our sports teams.
Education and Training
Residency, 2006, OtolaryngologyInternship, 2002, OtolaryngologyMedical Education, 2001
- Otolaryngology, 2007, American Board of Otolaryngology