Dr. Doris Lin

Medical Education:

University of California , San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine in 2001


She completed her residency training in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at UCSF in 2006. She is board certified.

Board Certification:

American Board of Otolaryngology Certified 2007 

Clinic Locations:

Sanford Office
Apex Office

Doris Lin, MD

Dr. Lin MD graduated from the University of California , San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine in 2001. She completed her residency training in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at UCSF in 2006. She is board certified.

Dr. Lin is trained in all aspects of general otolaryngology, adults and children.

Dr. Lin grew up in New Jersey. She attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she received Bachelor of Science degrees in both Chemistry and Biology and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. She is married to an electrical engineer.

Doris Lin, MD Central Carolina ENT Doctor Head and Neck Surgery Ear Nose and Throat Specialist, Sanford NC, Apex NC, Raleigh NC, Cary, NC.

Hospital affilitations are Rex Surgery Center of Cary, WakeMed Raleigh, Rex Hospital in Raleigh, and Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford.


Lin D , Bucci MK, Eisele DW, Wang SJ. Squamous cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa: a retrospective analysis. ENT Journal . 2008;87:582-6

Lin D , Glastonbury C, Rafaelian O, Eisele DW, Wang SJ. Management of Advanced Nodal Disease Following Chemoradiation for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging . J Otolaryngol . 2007; 36:350-6

Lee L, Glastonbury CM, Lin D . Rosai-Dorfman Disease Presenting as an Isolated Extra-Nodal Mass of the Carotid Sheath. ENT Journal . 2007; 86:624-7

Lin D , Franc B, Kashani-Sabet M, Singer MI. Lymphatic drainage patterns of head and neck cutaneous melanoma observed on lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel lymph node biopsy. Head Neck . 2006; 28:249-55

Lin D, Kashani-Sabet M, McCalmont T, Singer MI. Neurotropic melanoma invading the inferior alveolar nerve. J Amer Acad Dermatol . 2005;53:S120-2

Lin D , Hegarty JL, Fischbein NJ , Jackler RK. The prevalence of "incidental" acoustic neuroma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 2005; 131: 241-4

Lin D , Fischbein NJ, Eisele DW. Odynophagia secondary to variant thyroid cartilage anatomy. Dysphagia . 2005; Summer;20(3):232-4.

Lin D , Kashani-Sabet M, Singer MI. The role of the head and neck surgeon in sentinel lymph node biopsy for cutaneous head and neck melanoma. Laryngoscope . 2005; 115: 213-217

Lustig LR, Lin D, Venick H, Larky J, Yeagle J, Chinnici J, Polite C, Mhatre AN, Niparko JK, Lalwani AK. GJB2 gene mutations in cochlear implant recipients: prevalence and impact on outcome. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 2004; 130:541-6

Lin D , Reeck JB, Murr AH. Internal jugular vein thrombosis and deep neck infection from intravenous drug use: management strategy. Laryngoscope 2004; 114:56-60

Zhuang JC, Lin D , Lin C, Jethwaney D, Wogan GN. Genotoxicity associated with NO production in macrophages and co-cultured target cells. Free Radic Biol Med. 2002; 33:94-102

Lin D , Goldstein JA, Mhatre AN, Lustig LR, Pfister M, Lalwani AK . Assessment of denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography (DHPLC) in screening for mutations in connexin 26 (GJB2). Hum Mutat. 2001; 18:42 -51

Seligman VA, Suarez C, Lum R, Inda SE, Lin D , Li H, Olson JL, Seldin MF, Criswell LA. The Fcgamma receptor IIIA-158F Allele is a major risk factor for the development of lupus nephritis among Caucasians but not non-Caucasians. Arthritis Rheum . 2001; 44:618-25

Criswell LA, Moser KL, Gaffney PM, Inda SE, Ortmann WA, Lin D , Chen JJ, Li H, Gray-McGuire D, Neas BR, Rich SS, Harley JB, Behrens TW, Seldin MF. PARP alleles and SLE: failure to confirm association with disease susceptibility. J Clin Investig ; 2000; 105(11): 1501-2.

Zhuang, JC, Lin C, Lin D , Wogan GN. Mutagenesis associated with nitric oxide production in macrophages . Proc Natl Acad Sci . 1998; 95: 8286-8291

Book Chapters

Lin D and Cheung SW. Allergic diseases of the ear: Allergy and Asthma: Practical Diagnosis and Management. New York , McGraw-Hill , 2007

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