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David Lin, MD

David Lin, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Mandarin

Dr. Lin is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. David Lin

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 2001
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
  • Cardiac Catheter Ablation
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)
  • Electrophysiology (EP) Testing
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction (SND)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Syncope (Fainting)

Description of Clinical Expertise

atrial fibrillation
implantable defibrillators
resynchronization devices
ventricular arrhythmias
ventricular tachycardia
atrial arrhythmias
disorders of the sinus node

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: North Shore University Hospital
Fellowship: North Shore University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Board of Internal Medicine , National American College of Cardiology, National American Heart Association, National Heart Rhythm Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lin is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

mechanisms of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia
mechanisms and triggers for atrial fibrillation
inappropriate sinus tachycardia

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Penn Cardiac Care
3400 Spruce Street
9 Founders

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6810
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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