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Ear, nose & throat (otolaryngology), Head & neck surgery


Chinese, English


Karen Lin, M.D., is a board-certified head and neck surgeon at Northwest Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Lin treats a broad range of ear, nose and throat problems in children and adults. She enjoys working with children and adults to coordinate an individualized, understandable treatment plan that best fits their condition and lifestyle. 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.

Personal Interests

Outside of her practice, Dr. Lin enjoys running, traveling and watching Seattle sports teams.
Northwest Otolaryngology

Northwest Otolaryngology

Northwest Outpatient Medical Center 10330 Meridian Ave. N, Suite 270 Seattle, WA


Audiology, Head & neck surgery, Hearing evaluations

New York University Medical Center

Residency, 2006, Otolaryngology

New York University Medical Center

Internship, 2002, Otolaryngology

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Medical Education, 2001


Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology, 2007, American Board of Otolaryngology