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Dr. James Lin, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.1 (18)
Map Pin Small Port Townsend, WA
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Lin, MD

Dr. James Lin, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Port Townsend, WA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Iowa and is affiliated with St. Michael Medical Center-Silverdale. Dr. Lin, completed a residency at Ochsner Hospital Lsu. Patients rated Dr. Lin an average 3.1 star rating.

Dr. Lin works at Island Eye Care in Port Townsend, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Glaucoma and Cataract 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.

Dr. Lin's Office Locations

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    Port Townsend Offive
    2029 E SIMS WAY, Port Townsend, WA 98368 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (360) 203-5303

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    • Aetna
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    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    About Dr. James Lin, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1821085846
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Ochsner Hospital Lsu
    Residency
    Internship
    • Ochsner Hospital Lsu University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Iowa
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. Michael Medical Center-Silverdale

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    Dr. James 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.

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    Dr. Lin has seen patients for Glaucoma and Cataract, 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.

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