Kenneth S. Lin, M.D.
- Offers My Health 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*
* Services with an asterisk vary by doctor.
Not accepting new patients
Only accepting newborns and family members of existing patients
Not accepting new patients
Only accepting family members of existing 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, Los Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (UCLA School of Medicine), CA
- Primary Language(s)
- Additional Language(s)
Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine; Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics; Member of American College of Physicians
Dr Lin is married and has 3 boys (including twin boys). He enjoys outdoor activities, coaching Little League baseball, and watching the San Francisco Giants.
Philosophy of Care
I enjoy seeing my patients get well from illness. The best patient visits I have are
when the patients return to tell me how much better they are feeling, how much weight
they have lost, or how proud they are that they stopped smoking.
Families are the most important part of life and my goal is to take care of patients from the newborn period thru adulthood. I enjoy building long-term relationships with people and love seeing babies and children grow into adulthood. As a new dad, who is living through the newborn period with two screaming babies at home, I have come to appreciate more of what we all experience as parents.
Prevention is so important in keeping people healthy, and it is one of the most important public health services that we can do as physicians. I like to keep my patients up to date on all their health care preventative services (tetanus shots, Pap smears, colonoscopies, etc.) so we can continue to do our best to prevent disease before it happens.
Being part of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation helps me leverage technology resources as well as the resources of hundreds of other physicians in order to keep patients up to date on the latest medical trends and treatments. Using MyHealthOnline, I'm able to update patients on their lab results as well as communicate with them 24-hours-a-day.
I enjoy seeing patients for the full range of medical visits - from physical exams and sports physicals, to visits for conditions ranging from sore throats, high blood pressure and high cholesterol to skin rashes.
Additional Background Information
I attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (now the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA), where I explored the various medical specialties. I chose to pursue a combined internal medicine-pediatrics residency in order to continue working with children and taking care of adult patients as well.
At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, I spent four years training in adult medicine and pediatrics. My training was equally divided in the two disciplines, and I spent rotations at county hospitals, community clinics, children's hospitals and our community hospital. In Los Angeles, I was able to experience a tremendous cultural and educational diversity to complement my training.
I returned to the Bay Area in 2004. I worked for two years in a private practice in San Jose, working closely with O'Connor Hospital in San Jose.
Outside of our clinic, I help teach medical students from Stanford University School of Medicine in the office as part of their internal medicine rotations.
I look forward to meeting you and your family in the future
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