Dr. Lin's Credentials

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Dr. Michael Lin

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 skin care needs. Over the years, Dr Lin has specialized in laser therapy and through these services, has built a very loyal and trusting patient base. Through these patients, Dr Lin realized the importance of proper skin care at home in order to maintain the healthy, youthful, glowing appearance achieved with laser treatments. For this reason, he created Dr. Lin Skincare products.

Dr. Lin is devoted to the welfare of his patients, no matter how big or small their skin care problems may be. He is an internationally respected dermatologist and educator who has received many local and national awards, including “America’s Top Dermatologist” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, “Best Skin Care Miracle Worker” by Valley Magazine, and “Best Dermatologist in Sherman Oaks” by the Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Lin has been a consultant for the news media and featured as the dermatologist on the celebrity television show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” More importantly, Dr. Lin has earned the trust and respect of the thousands of patients who have interacted with him on a personal basis.