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.
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