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Dr. Derrick Lin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.7 (33)
Map Pin Small Boston, MA
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Derrick Lin, MD

Dr. Derrick Lin, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and is affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Lin, completed a residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Patients rated Dr. Lin an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Lin works at Practice in Boston, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Oral Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face and and Neck along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lin's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 724-8770
  2. 2
    Office
    243 Charles St Ste 1199, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 573-3502

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Oral Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Oral Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Dysphagia
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Laryngeal Cancer
Salivary Gland Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Nose Cancer
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
Acute Sinusitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Chronic Sinusitis
Deviated Septum
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Osteosarcoma
Otitis Media
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Suppurative Otitis Media
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Thyroid Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Adenoidectomy
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Wound Repair
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Bell's Palsy
Black Hairy Tongue
Bone Cancer
Broken Nose
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Deafness
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Dizziness
Ear Ache
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Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Cancer
Earwax Buildup
ENT Cancer
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Facial Nerve Disorder
Gum Cancer
Headache
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Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperparathyroidism
Jaw Fracture
Laryngitis
Leukoplakia
Lip Cancer
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Otitis Externa
Meniere's Disease
Mixed Hearing Loss
Nasal Polyp
Nosebleed
Outer Ear Infection
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis
Pharyngolaryngitis
Postnasal Drip
Salivary Gland Cyst
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Tinnitus
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TMJ
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Tonsillitis
Tracheitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Audiometry
Caldwell-Luc Procedure
Carotid Ultrasound
Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Ear Tube Placement
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Facelift
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Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Glossectomy
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lip, Excision or Resection
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Parathyroidectomy
Rhinoseptoplasty
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroid Scan
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Uvulectomy
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
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    4.7
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    Based on 33 ratings
    Patient Ratings (33)
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    About Dr. Derrick Lin, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1104817170
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency
    Internship
    • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Derrick Lin, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lin is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lin has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lin has seen patients for Oral Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face and and Neck, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lin on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    33 patients have reviewed Dr. Lin. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lin.

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