Biography 

Karen Lin, MD, is a board-certified physician practicing general otolaryngology. Dr. Lin treats a broad range of ear, nose and throat problems in children and adults. She enjoys working with patients to develop an individualized plan that best fits their lifestyle and health. This helps patients be more involved in their care, and she looks forward to treating and working with them as part of their care team.

Dr. Lin earned her M.D. from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology. 

Dr. Lin grew up in Bellevue and enjoys exploring Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. She is interested in trying new restaurants and cheering our sports teams.

Overview 

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2001

Internship: New York University Medical Center, Otolaryngology, 2002

Residency: New York University Medical Center, Otolaryngology, 2006

Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology

Academic interests 

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Lin's clinical interests include hearing loss, ear infections, ear tube surgery, sinus problems, allergies, deviated septum, nasal obstruction, oral lesions, biopsies, tonsil problems, tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, voice problems, hoarseness, thyroid problems and lumps in the neck.