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Yi Lin, MD

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Dr. Yi Lin is a board certified anesthesiologist who joined Hospital for Special Surgery in 2007. He received his resident education at Johns Hopkins Medical Center and fellowship training at HSS. His clinical interests include properties of local anesthetics, peripheral nerve blocks, and patient safety and satisfaction.


Special Expertise

Regional Anesthesia


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


New York State Society of Anesthesiology
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
American Society of Anesthesiologists


Harvard College, AB Biochemistry
Columbia University, PhD Integrated Program
College of Physicians & Surgeons, MD


General Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York General Surgery


Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore


Regional Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

State Licensure



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Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 11, 2024, Dr. Lin reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.