“It’s important to show (patients) that there’s light at the end of the tunnel ... that these diseases are treatable and people can beat the odds and survive and live a meaningful productive life.”
Patients call Wei-Chien Michael Lin, M.D., “warm,” “caring,” “a superb doctor” and “a genius” in the field of minimally invasive robotic surgery for uterine and other women’s cancers.
Born in Taiwan, Dr. Lin studied electrical engineering at UCLA, then earned his medical degree from George Washington University. He continued his training at Temple University and University of Texas.
Dr. Lin joined City of Hope in 2014 after more than a decade at Women’s Cancer Center of Southern California.
1993, M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
1986, B.S.,School of Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1997-2001, Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
1993-1997, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
2014-present, Associate Clinical Professor and Staff Surgeon, City of Hope, Mission Hills and Santa Clarita, CA
2001-2014, Staff Surgeon, Women’s Cancer Center of Southern California, Sherman Oaks, CA
Awards & Memberships
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
California Medical License
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Dr. Lin is outstanding! - Verified patient
Very caring and professional doctor. - Verified patient
One of the best professionals I have ever dealt met. Great job you all! - Verified patient