C. David Lin, M.D.

Dr. Chi Chang David Lin received his Medical Degree in 1999 from the University of Alabama - School of Medicine in Birmingham and is currently serving as Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Attending Physiatrist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He joined NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in 2003, prior to which he completed a Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York University/Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine in New York.

Dr. Lin is a member of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has published several research studies related to Rehabilitation Medicine.

Dr. Lin is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and his interests include violin, basketball, and travel.

Dr. Lin was selected by Castle Connolly as a "Top Doctor" in the field of Physical Rehabilitation Medicine.  Top Doctors are nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process of thousands of American doctors. These Top Doctors' medical educations, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories - and much more - are screened by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team. Those doctors who are among the very best in their specialties and in their communities are selected for inclusion.

One of America's Top DoctorsRated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors 


Back Pain
Joint Pain
Stroke Rehabilitation

Clinical Expertise

Stroke Rehabilitation
Low Back Pain
Neck and Back Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Spinal Cord Injury

Board Certifications

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Sports Medicine
Neuromuscular Medicine
Brain Injury Medicine


B.S., University of Alabama, 1994
M.D., University of Alabama School of Medicine, 1999


Associate Attending Physiatrist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Weill Cornell Medical Center525 East 68th StreetFloor 16New York, NY 10065Phone (212) 746-1500Fax (212) 746-8303

Rehabilitation Medicine Associates180 Ft. Washington AvenueHarkness Pavilion, Suite 1-199New York, NY 10032Phone (212) 305-3535Fax (212) 342-6852

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