John Lin, M.D., Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Program

John Lin M.D.

Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Program

Dr. Lin’s Medical Background

Dr. Lin is the medical director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at Shepherd Center. He is triple board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury medicine and internal medicine and is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina and Emory University.

Dr. Lin completed a dual residency in internal medicine and rehabilitation medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he also served as the chief resident in his final year. Dr. Lin is an assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine and has served as Associate Residency Program Director for the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory. He has also served as the director of Spinal Cord Injury Service and as a primary care physician at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Dr. Lin is a member of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Spinal Injury Association and the American Paraplegia Society. He has been awarded the Robert L. Bennett, M.D. Award for Teaching Excellence in Physiatry from Emory University in 2002.

Patient Programs Involving Dr. Lin

Medical staff members at Shepherd Center often work with many different teams, and some choose to work closely with select patient programs and clinical focuses. Dr. Lin works with the following programs:

Dr. Lin in the News and Media

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