Stephen H. Lin, M.D., a general surgeon who practices with Chesapeake Surgical Specialists, will begin seeing patients at Currituck Internal Medicine and Family Practice in Currituck, N.C., on Monday, Aug. 25. Lin, a board-certified surgeon, will see patients every other Monday afternoon.
“I am excited to bring advanced surgical care to the residents of North Carolina and to offer my expertise in minimally invasive techniques and innovative technologies,” Lin said.
A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Lin specializes in minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgery. He sees patients who suffer from hernias and gallbladder disease or who have other general surgical needs.
Lin earned his medical degree at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, N.C. He completed his residency in general surgery at Rush University Medical Center/Cook County Hospital in Chicago.
Lin previously worked in private practice in Houston, Texas, where he was ranked in the 99th percentile in patient satisfaction by the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey for three consecutive years and was listed as a “Texas Super Doctor: Rising Star” by Texas Monthly magazine in 2012 and 2013.
Both Chesapeake Surgical Specialists and Currituck Internal Medicine and Family Practice are a part of Chesapeake Regional Medical Group, an affiliate of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. CRMG offers general surgery, neurosurgery, colon and rectal surgery and weight loss surgery, as well as other non-surgical specialties.
Currituck Internal Medicine and Family Practice is located at 534 Caratoke Highway in Moyock, N.C., and walk-in patients are welcome. To schedule an appointment or learn more, please call 757-842-4499 or visit www.chesapeakeregional.com/css.
THE COOLEST WAY TO MANAGE YOUR MENOPAUSE
Join the Red Hot Mamas® at The Lifestyle Center at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. It’s a fun and dynamic way to manage your menopause, offering you the latest and most reliable information available on the changes you may be experiencing. It’s free and open
to everyone. Mark your calendar today, and be sure to check out redhotmamas.org!
"Skin: Looking Terrific at Menopause and Beyond"
Wednesday, Aug. 27
The Lifestyle Center, 800 Battlefield Blvd., North, Chesapeake
Please join Chesapeake Regional Medical Center for our next Red Hot Mamas® women’s health seminar. Dr. Adam Billet, a board-certified plastic and reconstruction surgeon, will present on keeping your skin looking terrific during and after menopause. Dr. Billet has special training and experience in facial rejuvenation and the treatment of skin cancers, among others. The seminar is free and open to everyone.
Dr. Billet graduated from the University of Maryland in 1974. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Maryland in 1978. This was followed by training in General Surgery at the University of Maryland Hospital. He completed a residence in Plastic Surgery at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in 1985. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Fellow American Medical Association, Medical Society of Virginia, Chesapeake Medical Society and the Seaboard Medical Association.
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The 2014 Bra-ha-ha® Awards Show & Auction is just around the corner, and tickets for the most seriously uplifting event of the year are now available! Proceeds from this unique art show of decorated 38C bras help the Breast Center at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center provide mammograms and related breast care services to underserved women in our community. To purchase tickets, visit www.brahaha.org.
Completed bras must be received by Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the following address:
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center's Marketing Department
667 Kingsborough Square, Suite 300
Chesapeake, Va. 23320
Normal receiving hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office will be closed Monday, Sept. 1.
MAMMOGRAMS AND OTHER BREAST HEALTH SERVICES
Are you looking to sign up for free breast health services from the Bra-ha-ha? Watch News Channel 3 WTKR Taking Action with Barbara Ciara on Thursday, Oct. 2, beginning at 4:30 p.m. for our annual phone-a-thon. During the phone-a-thon, callers will be screened and given the opportunity to come in for a free clinical breast exam. If applicable, a mammogram will be scheduled after the breast exam.
Visit www.brahaha.org to learn more about the event, become a sponsor, purchase tickets and more.