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Dr. Karen Lin, MD

Neurology*
3.2 (43)
Map Pin Small San Luis Obispo, CA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Karen Lin, MD

Dr. Karen Lin, MD is a Neurology Specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dr. Lin, completed a fellowship at Mayo Clinic-Rochester. Dr. Lin, completed a residency at Mayo Clinic-Rochester. Patients rated Dr. Lin an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Lin works at Neurology Center Inc. in San Luis Obispo, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California 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
    Neurology Center Inc.
    620 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 476-7929
  2. 2
    Neurology Center Inc.
    1304 Ella St Ste B2, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 476-7929

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  • Marian Regional Medical Center

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    3.2
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    Patient Ratings (43)
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    About Dr. Karen Lin, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1205037983
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency
    Internship
    • Mayo Clin Grad School of Medicine
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology
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    Dr. Karen 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 accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    Dr. Lin works at Neurology Center Inc. in San Luis Obispo, CA. View the full address on Dr. Lin’s profile.

    43 patients have reviewed Dr. Lin. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lin.

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