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Dr. Shu Lin MD and PHD is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
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Dr. Shu Lin has 7 office locations.
Duke Cardiovascular Surgery Of Danville
201 S Main St
Ste 1100
Danville, VA 24541

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Locations and availability (7)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shu Lin, Surgeon, Cardiothoracic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Lin has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Shu Lin, MD, PHD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Diseases
  • Transplant Immunology

Education & Awards

Dr. Lin graduated from Duke University , Durham. He has 10 awards.

AOA Original Studies Symposium Award for Outstanding Medical Research AOA Duke Chapter
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs Special Contribution Award Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
XVII World Congress of The Transplantation Society Travel Grant Award The Transplantation Society
South-Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation's David Hume/Roche Young Investigator Award South-Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation
Harvard College Scholarship Harvard College
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons-Roche Surgical Scientist Scholarship Award The American Society of Transplant Surgeons
The American Federation for Clinical Research Award Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, and Weck Closure System, Award for Excellence in Clinical/Translational Science, Second Place Duke University Medical Center, Department of Surgery
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)


Dr. Lin has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Durham Regional Hospital 
  • Danville Regional Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Lin accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina - 12 plans


  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Shu Lin practice?
Dr. Shu Lin practices Surgery near Danville, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Durham, NC and Lumberton, NC.
See Danville Surgeons.