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Eric L. Lin, MD

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2720 North Harbor Boulevard, Suite 210
Fullerton, CA 92835
2258.8 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Speaks: English

Align Spine Center

2720 North Harbor Boulevard, Suite 210, Fullerton, CA 92835

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About Eric L. Lin

Eric L. Lin, M.D. is a board-certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with over five years of clinical practice in the Orange County area. His practice is solely devoted to the care of patients with surgical spinal conditions. Dr. Lin believes in utilizing non-surgical methods to their fullest extent and considering surgery only when necessary. His primary focus is on healing patients with the most effective and least invasive techniques, allowing for quicker recovery and optimal patient satisfaction.

Dr. Lin attended Canyon High School, prior to enrolling on athletic scholarship at UCLA where he was a member of the UCLA Tennis Team. He played all 4 years, which included being a 2 time Division I All-American and team captain his senior year.

Dr. Lin attended the UCLA School of Medicine. Upon graduation, he completed the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at UCLA Medical Center. For his final year of training, he was a Fellow for Spine Surgery at Rush University in Chicago, widely recognized as one of the top Spine Surgery academic programs in the country.

Prior to college, Dr. Lin played in the US Open after winning the US Junior National Championships. In his spare time, Dr. Lin enjoys reading, playing/watching sports, spending time with his family/friends, being active and always exploring new things.

Dr. Lin has contributed to various peer reviewed Orthopaedic and Spine Journals throughout his career, as well as given medical presentations at national meetings on topics in these areas. His areas of research have included epidural steroid injection efficacy, total disc replacements, spinal biomechanics, advanced imaging technologies for intraoperative navigation during spine surgery, bone graft efficacy/safety, cervical/lumbar stenosis, and anatomical considerations during minimally invasive approaches to the lumbar spine. Dr. Lin continues to enjoy being an active member of the medical community.

Medical School

UCLA Medical Center


UCLA Medical Center


UCLA Medical Center


Rush University Medical Center

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Align Spine Center
2720 North Harbor Boulevard, Suite 210
Fullerton, CA 92835

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Jude

Affiliated Locations
Providence St. Jude Medical Center

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormalities Of The Tarsal Bones
  • Accessory Navicular
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendonosis
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Separation
  • Ankle Dislocation
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Tendon Tear
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (Acl) Injury
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Chronic Muscle Injury
  • Chronic Tendon Injury
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Compound Fracture
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Distal Radial Fracture
  • Elbow Bone Spur
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibula Fracture
  • Foot Tendon Tear
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Frozen Joint
  • Fundoplication
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Hip Abductor Tear
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Joint Infection
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Instability
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Fracture
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Mass
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament Tear
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Monteggia Fracture
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Radius
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Orthopedic Infections
  • Osteochondral Lesions
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Hand And Wrist
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Hip
  • Overuse Injury
  • Paratenonitis
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pectoralis Major Tendon Injury
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Proximal Ulnar Fracture
  • Quadrangular Space Syndrome
  • Quadriceps Injury
  • Radial Fracture
  • Radial Head Fracture
  • Radial Pseudarthrosis
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fracture Of The Radius
  • Stress Fractures
  • Synovitis
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibial Spine Fracture
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Ulnar Fracture
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Wrist Dislocation