Grace A. Lin


Primary care doctor and health services researcher

Dr. Grace A. Lin is a specialist in internal medicine who provides primary care.

Lin's research has focused on the appropriateness of medical care provided to patients, shared decision making and assessing the quality of decision making by doctors and patients.

Lin earned her medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where she served a year as chief resident. She completed a research fellowship in general internal medicine at UCSF.

  • Education

    University of Michigan, 2000

  • Residencies

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2004

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, General Internal Medicine, 2008

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

  • Languages


My goal is to create a health care system where medical decisions are based on the best available evidence and consistent with patient preferences.

Clinics I work with

General Internal Medicine at Post Street

1545 Divisadero St., First and Second Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115

My reviews


Overall Experience
40 Reviews
Dr. Lin is very compassionate informative friendly efficient; nothing to fault; she is an excellent primary care provide; and I feel lucky to have help me
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
39 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
39 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
38 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
38 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
39 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
39 Reviews