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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Lin is Excellent. Dr. Lin has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Lin, MD, PHD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Lin graduated from Stanford University. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Lin has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Green Hospital 
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 


  • Greek

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Lin MD and PHD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Richard Lin practice?
Dr. Richard Lin has 11 office locations.
Dr. Richard Lin practices Ophthalmology near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: La Mesa, CA and Coronado, CA.
See San Diego Ophthalmologists.