C. David Lin, MD

C. David Lin, MD Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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C. David Lin, MD
Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

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Insurances Accepted

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  • Affinity
  • Emblem Select Care
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • UnitedHealthcare

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About C. David Lin, MD

Dr. Lin received his Medical Degree in 1999 from the University of Alabama - School of Medicine in Birmingham and is currently serving as Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Attending Physiatrist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He joined NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in 2003, prior to which he completed a Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York University/Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine in New York.Dr. Lin is a member of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has published several research studies related to Rehabilitation Medicine.Dr. Lin is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and his interests include violin, basketball and travel.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Arthritis

  • Back Pain

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Joint Pain

  • Lower Back Pain

  • Neck and Back Pain

  • Neck Pain

  • Neuropathy

  • Non-operative Sports Medicine

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Rehabilitation

  • Rehabilitation Medicine

  • Spasticity

  • Spinal Cord Injury

  • Stroke Rehab

  • Stroke Rehabilitation


  • Medical School: University of Alabama
  • Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish