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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.

Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    43 Ratings
    About our process
    Sep 30, 2023
    I couldn't ask for a better PCP; so grateful and lucky; she is compassionate knowledgeable professional.
    Jul 03, 2023
    A great doctor.
    May 15, 2023
    I marked very good on likelihood to recommend but was tempted not to because I don't want it to be hard to see her she's so good.
    Jan 10, 2023
    Dr Lin is outstanding.
    Dec 24, 2022
    I have a lot of respect for Dr. Lin. I am grateful to have her as my primary care provider.
    Nov 19, 2022
    Dr Lin is extraordinary. She is also brilliant patient an excellent listener very up-to-date medically and looks at records from other doctors. She is a 10+
    Jul 09, 2022
    Dr. Lin is a great doctor who cares and gives me trust in her care for me. Dr. Lin is very thorough and caring a exceptional wonderful doctor.
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