Dr. Michael Lin

Dr. Michael Lin, M.D.

Dr. Michael Lin, M.D.


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Dr. Michael Lin received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley, where he graduated with high honors and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Lin received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He then completed his dermatology residency training and National Institutes of Health research fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Lin returned to California and accepted the positions of Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Clinical Instructor at the University of California at Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine. He has also trained and given lectures at many academic institutions worldwide, including Stanford University, Taipei Medical University, and Harvard Medical School.

Dr Lin is a California-licensed physician and board-certified dermatologist. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery, and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. In 2021, Dr. Lin became one of the first Mohs surgeons to achieve Board certification through the American Board of Dermatology Subspecialty in Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery, the highest level of distinction in dermatologic surgery . Acknowledged by his peers for his expertise, Dr Lin has published many papers, lectured to audiences all over the world and is always available to answer questions from patients, colleagues, and the media.He has appeared on National TV and Radio to provide expertise in diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders, created over 1000 YouTube educational videos, and remains active in the Social Media community.

With successful practices in Sherman Oaks, Valencia, Westlake Village, Beverly Hills, Oxnard,  Rowland Heights, and Westminster, California, Dr Michael Lin interacts with patients on a daily basis. These patients have come to know and trust him with all of their dermatology needs. Over the years, Dr Lin has specialized in innovative therapies that have tested the boundaries of the traditional dermatology field. For this reason, Dr. Lin often uses a multi-specialty approach to address complex medical issues. While this approach has traditionally been used in the hospital or academic setting, Dr. Lin has found that the approach translates well to the private practice outpatient setting. Utilizing the collective knowledge of many physicians across multiple specialties in conjunction with a AAAASF accredited and Medicare-Certified surgery center, the medical team can provide a higher level of care than previously possible.

Dr. Lin lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children. He enjoys playing chess and gardening.  Dr. Lin also enjoys fixing things around the house and working with computers and other electronic equipment. He has a pet rabbit named Chip and loves nature. He believes that we are the stewards of the earth and we need to protect the environment.


Sherman Oaks

15477 Ventura Blvd, Suite 100 Sherman Oak, CA 91403

Beverly Hills

435 N. Roxbury Dr., Suite 315 Beverly Hills, CA 90210


2100 N. Solar Dr., Suite 202
Oxnard, CA 93036

Thousand Oaks / Westlake Village

2659 Townsgate Rd. #215 Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

City Of Industry/ Rowland Heights

1569 Fairway Drive, 226 Walnut CA 91789

Valencia / Santa Clarita

28049 Smyth Dr. Valencia, CA 91355


8341 Westminster Blvd, Suite 101 Westminster, CA 92683


1510 S Central Ave #120 Glendale, CA 91204