Dr. Lin


Specialty: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
123.456.7891 DLin@TPOC.com


David Y. Lin, MD is a board certified pediatric orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty interest in pediatric and adolescent trauma, arthroscopic treatment of sports injuries, and limb deformities, including clubfeet.
He earned his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where he also completed his surgical internship. Upon successful completion of his orthopedic surgical training at Saint Vincent/Catholic Medical Center in New York City, he spent an additional year training younger orthopedic surgeons as Chief Resident.

Dr. Lin received advanced training in a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at the interna-tionally renowned Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN, where he gained vital training and experience in pediatric trauma care and pediatric sports medicine.

He returned back home to New Jersey in 2002 to join Dr. Mark Rieger at our main campus in Cedar Knolls, NJ. He has been a senior physician partner with the group since 2004, and is proud to be providing care with great staff and partners at The Pe-diatric Orthopedic Center in the Cedar Knolls and Wayne campuses.

Dr. Lin has specialized expertise in repairing broken bones, managing overuse inju-ries, treating meniscal injuries, repairing labral tears, and reconstructing ACL tears in kids and adolescents of all ages. He enjoys combining and utilizing his electrical en-gineering background from Cornell University to optimize and advance musculo-skeletal care, healing and recovery.

As a fellow of the AAOS and an active member of the POSNA, he is a strong advo-cate for orthopedic education and continues to teach physicians, residents, trainers, physical therapists, and students throughout the region. In his free time, he loves spending time with his wife and two children, and enjoys tennis, cooking, skiing, smoking/grilling meat and traveling.

Magazine Awards

“Bone & Joint Surgery Select,” New Jersey Monthly, 2019.
“New Jersey Top Doctors – Pediatric Orthopedics,” New Jersey Monthly, 2007-2019.
“Favorite Kids’ Docs – Pediatric Orthopedic,” New Jersey Family, 2011–2018.
“Top Doctor,” Inside Jersey. Various years.

Research and Publications

amborlane JW, Lin Dy, Denton JR: Osteogenesis Imperfecta Presenting as Simultane-ous Bilateral Tibial Tubercle Avulsion Fractures in a Child. A Case Report. J Pediatr Orthop 2004;24(6):620-622.

Lin D, Tamborlane J, Denton J. Simultaneous bilateral tibial tubercle fractures: A case report and literature review. Slide and poster presentation at the American Orthopaedic Association 34th Annual Residents’ Conference 2002. Memphis, TN, 2002.

Lin D, Marano H, Hannibal M, Garner S, Denton J. The necessity of challenge x-rays following open reduction and internal fixation of intertrochanteric hip fractures. Poster presentation at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Association, Palm Beach, FL 2001.

Lin DY, Marano H, Schwartz E. Achilles Tendon Tear. In: Bryan WJ, Ho SW. (Chief Eds). eMedicine: Sports Medicine (www.eMedicine.com). St. Petersburg: eMedicine Corporation, 2001.

Lin DY, Marano H., Schwartz E. Achilles Tendonitis. In: Bryan WJ, Ho SW. (Chief Eds). eMedicine: Sports Medicine (www.eMedicine.com). St. Petersburg: eMedicine Corporation, 2001.

Lin DY, Schwartz E. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. In: Bryan WJ, Ho SW. (Chief Eds). eMedicine: Sports Medicine (www.eMedicine.com). St. Petersburg: eMedicine Corporation, 2001.

Lin D and Duca R. Peripheral polyethylene liner failure after a biopolar hip hemiarthro-plasty: A case study. Poster presentation at the American Orthopaedic Association 33rd Annual Residents’ Conference, St. Louis, MO, 2000.

Alves JM, Xu W, Lin D, Siffert RS, Ryaby JT, Kaufman JJ. Ultrasonic assessment of human and bovine trabecular bone: A comparison study. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 1996 Mar; 43(3):249-58.

Lin DY, Ahmad HK, Xu W, Klein M. Siffert RS, Kaufman JJ. Comparison of ultrasonic attenuation and velocity for estimating vertebral trabecular bone density in vitro. Poster presentation at the Orthopaedic Research Society 40th Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA, 1994

Lin DY, Xu W, Klein M, Einhorn T, Kaufman JJ, Siffert RS. Effect of physical factors on ultrasonic attenuation and velocity in bone. Poster presentation at the American Soci-ety for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Conference. Miami, FL ,1993. J Bone Miner Res 1993 Aug; 8 (supp): S319.

Hospital Affiliations

• Morristown Medical Center
• St. Barnabas Medical Center
• Overlook Medical Center
• Short Hills Surgery Center
• NYU Langone Medical Center

Professional Societies

• Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society
• Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
• Orthopaedic Trauma Association