Dr. Joseph Lin, MD

California Oculoplastics
1135 S. Sunset Ave., Ste. 210
West Covina, CA 91790

Dr. Joseph Lin’s medical education and training accomplishments are as diverse as they are distinguished.  He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Biology with Honors, Cum Laude from Northwestern University.  He subsequently obtained his medical degree from one of the top medical schools in the nation, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  Afterwards, he shaped health care delivery while serving as a healthcare management consultant with the prestigious global consultancy firm, McKinsey and Company, in their New York office.  Returning to clinical practice, he completed his internship at the Columbia University/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and his ophthalmology residency at Yale University.  He then moved to Southern California when he was chosen for the UCLA orbital-facial plastic cosmetic and reconstructive surgery fellowship, one of the top facial plastic fellowships in the country.  During that time, he also honed his facial cosmetic surgery skills at several top Beverly Hills private practices.

He has been recognized by many of his peers for his achievements and has been awarded the Constance Campbell Prize (Northwestern University’s Top Undergraduate Honors Thesis in Biology), the Connecticut American College of Surgeons 1st Prize Specialty Surgery Research Paper during his residency at Yale, and voted by his medical school class as “Most Likely To Be Your Personal Physician.”  He resides in Pasadena with his beautiful wife and children.



Qualifications & Experience
Specialties Eye Health Opthamology Ocular Surgery
Education Northwestern University | B.A. with Honors, Biology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine | Medical Degree Columbia University / New York Presbyterian Hospital | Internship Yale University | Residency University of California, Los Angeles | Fellowship
Board Certifications American Academy of Ophthalmology
Memberships American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery American College of Surgeons American Academy of Ophthalmology Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Hospital Affiliations UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute UCLA-Ronald Reagan Hospital UCLA-Harbor Hospital

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Eyebrow Lift


Eyelid Retraction