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Michael Pitt Lin, MD

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My specialty:
Plastic Surgery

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

Hello! My name is Dr. Michael P. Lin and I am a reconstructive plastic surgeon at Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center.

Biography

I grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and I am a Steelers fan. I attended college in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania, where I earned a BSE/MSE in computer science. Later I went to medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and completed a plastic surgery residency at the Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Institute at UC Irvine. I decided to become a plastic surgeon because I enjoy the creativity, detailed nature, and aesthetic aspects of reconstruction of the human body. I feel that reconstructive surgery provides great functional and psychological benefits to my patients, and can significantly improve quality of life.

About my practice

In my practice, I strive to bring the highest quality care to my patients. My patients' safety, comfort, and satisfaction with surgery are my utmost priorities. I want my patients to know I care for each and every one of them individually.

How I thrive

To thrive, I eat healthy with good portion control, and I work out at the gym several times a week.

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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Plastic Surgery Department
9449 E Imperial Hwy, Downey, CA 90242

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • Appointments/information
  • 1-800-800-7990 (toll free)

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore , MD

Board certification

Plastic Surgery

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Medical training

Internship

Surgery

UC Irvine Medical Center
Orange , CA

Residency

Plastic Surgery

UC Irvine Medical Center
Orange , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2012

Active license information

License number

A102900

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1144491176
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My hospitals

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9400 E Rosecrans Ave, Bellflower, CA 90706

I have admitting privileges at this hospital.

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This page was last updated on:

11/21/2018