Joy E. Lin, M.D.
- Offers MyHealth Online
This provider offers Sutter Health's electronic health record with the following online services:
- Email your doctor's office
- Prescription refills
- View test results
- Proxy access for caregivers
- Track immunizations
- Secure mobile access
- Schedule an appointment*
- Pay bills online*
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Accepting new patients
Accepted Health Plans
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- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
BOARD CERTIFIED IN:
Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
University of California, San Francisco
Stanford University, Neurology
Stanford University, Neuromuscular Medicine
- Primary Language(s)
- Additional Language(s)
More About This Provider
Dr. Lin grew up in Cupertino, California. She was awarded her MD from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where she graduated at the top of her class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her neurology residency at Stanford University, followed by a neuromuscular fellowship at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center. Among her honors, Dr. Lin has earned recognition from the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, National Chinese-American Physicians Society, and the American Psychiatric Association. Throughout her career, she has maintained a strong commitment to community service and has provided volunteer medical services in Haiti, Mexico, and San Francisco's Chinatown.
Dr. Lin specializes in the management of neurological diseases and has a particular interest in neuromuscular disorders, including neuropathy (nerve disease), myopathy (muscle disease), radiculopathy (nerve root disease), myasthenia gravis, and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). She has expertise in neurophysiologic testing (EMG/NCS) and botulinum toxin injections for the evaluation and treatment of peripheral nervous system disorders.
Dr. Lin enjoys running, climbing, yoga, snowboarding, reading, and playing chamber music.
Philosophy of Care
Dr. Lin's mission is to connect patients with the best care that science has to offer. She is passionate about reducing the impact of psychological stress on patient health and has authored original research on this topic. She is thrilled to be caring for the community that she grew up with and looks forward to partnering with you in your health.
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