An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

James L. Lin, M.D.

Clinical Expertise
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
Research Focus
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine; Director of Endoscopy
Other Languages Spoken
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Clinical Teams

James Lin, M.D., is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at City of Hope in Duarte, California. 
Dr. Lin graduated from Emory University with a degree in anthropology and human biology. He received his master's in population dynamics and reproductive health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and earned his medical degree from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his internal medicine residency at University of California Irvine and his gastroenterology fellowship at the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, followed by an advanced endoscopy fellowship at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. He subsequently joined the faculty at City of Hope in 2009, where he serves as the director of endoscopy and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology
Dr. Lin’s clinical interests are in gastric cancer, therapeutic endoscopy and advanced endoscopic resection techniques. He completed training in endoscopic submucosal dissection at the National Cancer Center in Tokyo and Seoul National University Hospital. As a member of the multidisciplinary gastric cancer group at City of Hope, he is working on community outreach for high risk populations, research in advance imaging, and the management of dysplasia and early gastric cancers. 


City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

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