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Dr. Franklin Lin, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.6 (30)
Map Pin Small Marietta, GA
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Franklin Lin, MD

Dr. Franklin Lin, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Marietta, GA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Fl College of Med, Gainesville Fl and is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital and Wellstar Paulding Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lin an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Lin works at Practice in Marietta, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Myelopathy, Back Pain and Low Back Pain 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

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    Wellstar Neurosurgery Services LLC Dba Wellstar Neurosurgery
    61 Whitcher St NE Ste 3110, Marietta, GA 30060 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (404) 778-5770

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
  • Wellstar Paulding Hospital

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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.
Myelopathy
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Concussion
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Hernia
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Hypothalamus Cancer
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Infections
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Upper Back Pain
Whiplash
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spine Surgery
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Kyphosis Surgery
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Neurostimulator Implantation
PET-CT Scan
Puncture Aspiration
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Trauma Neurosurgery
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    4.6
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    About Dr. Franklin Lin, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Mandarin, Minnan and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1679648927
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Emory University School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Emory University School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Fl College of Med, Gainesville Fl
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Franklin 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 Myelopathy, Back Pain and Low Back Pain, 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.

    Dr. Lin speaks Mandarin, Minnan and Spanish.

    30 patients have reviewed Dr. Lin. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lin.

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