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Ines C. Lin, M.D.
Plastic Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion - 7th Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Mary Mastrando
Administrative Telephone: 215-662-4283
Administrative Fax: 215-615-0474

Clinical Office:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Center for Human Appearance
South Pavilion 1st Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Clinical Telephone: 215-662-4283
Clinical Fax:
215-615-0474
Patient Appointments: 215-662-7300

Contact Information (internal use only)

ines.lin@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Lin received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She continued her medical training in the combined general surgery and plastic surgery residency program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She also completed a fellowship in hand surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where she was awarded the Alice D. Jensen Fellowship in Hand Surgery Honoring Dr. Julian Bruner. Her clinical interests include hand and upper extremity surgery and reconstructive surgery in adult and pediatric patients.

 
Faculty Appointments
2011 - current Assistant Professor of Surgery at HUP & CHOP
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2013-present Plastic Surgeon and Section Chief (Plastic Surgery)
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011-present Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011-present Active Surgeon, Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011 - current Attending Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011 - current Active Surgeon
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Other Appointments
2004 - 2010 Assistant Instructor, Department of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1999 - 2004 MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1995 - 1999 AB - Stanford University
Stanford, California
Economics with Distinction
 
1995 - 1999 BS - Stanford University
Stanford, California
Biology with Honors
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2010 - 2011 Fellow in Hand Surgery
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
 
2007 - 2010 Resident in Plastic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - 2007 Resident in Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2003 - 2004 Research Fellow, Division of Plastic Surgery
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National
2014 - present Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons
 
2012 - present Active Member, American Association for Hand Surgery
 
2011 - present Active Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
 
2010 - present Active Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
 
Local
2013 - present Active Member, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
 
Research
2003 - 2004 Cleft Palate Foundation Research Grant
(through the Children’s Craniofacial Association of Dallas, Texas
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
Research Publications, peer reviewed (print or other media)
  1. Chapman K D, Lin I, DeSouza A D: Metabolism of cottonseed microsomal N-acylphosphatidylethanolamine. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics 318(2): 401-7, Apr 1995.
  2. Jenkins D E, Redman R L, Lam E M, Liu C, Lin I, Arvin A M: Interleukin (IL)-10, IL-12, and interferon-gamma production in primary and memory immune responses to varicella-zoster virus. The Journal of infectious diseases 178(4): 940-8, Oct 1998.
  3. Abendroth A, Lin I, Slobedman B, Ploegh H, Arvin A M: Varicella-zoster virus retains major histocompatibility complex class I proteins in the Golgi compartment of infected cells. Journal of virology 75(10): 4878-88, May 2001.
  4. Smartt James M, Lin Ines C, Kim Elizabeth, Ruotolo Rachel A, Vetia Nestor A, Crombleholme Timothy M, Kirschner Richard E: Hybrid constructs for craniofacial reconstruction: sustained gene delivery using demineralized bone matrix putty. Annals of plastic surgery 52(6): 592-6; discussion 597, Jun 2004.
  5. Lin Ines C, Slemp Alison E, Hwang Catherine, Karmacharya Jagajan, Gordon Ashley D, Kirschner Richard E: Immunolocalization of androgen receptor in the developing craniofacial skeleton. The Journal of craniofacial surgery 15(6): 922-7; discussion 928-9, Nov 2004.
  6. Smartt James M, Lin Ines C, Ischiropoulos Harry, Kirschner Richard E: Intermittent hydrostatic compression promotes nitric oxide production and osteodifferentiation of fetal dural cells. Annals of plastic surgery 55(1): 76-80; discussion 80, Jul 2005.
  7. Lin Ines C, Slemp Alison E, Hwang Catherine, Sena-Esteves Miguel, Nah Hyun-Duck, Kirschner Richard E: Dihydrotestosterone stimulates proliferation and differentiation of fetal calvarial osteoblasts and dural cells and induces cranial suture fusion. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 120(5): 1137-47, Oct 2007.
  8. Lin Ines C, Smartt James M, Nah Hyun-Duck, Ischiropoulos Harry, Kirschner Richard E: Nitric oxide stimulates proliferation and differentiation of fetal calvarial osteoblasts and dural cells. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 121(5): 1554-66; discussion 1567-9, May 2008.
  9. Yang Rachel L, Newman Andrew S, Reinke Caroline E, Lin Ines C, Karakousis Giorgos C, Czerniecki Brian J, Wu Liza C, Kelz Rachel R: Racial disparities in immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy: impact of state and federal health policy changes. Annals of surgical oncology 20(2): 399-406, Feb 2013.
  10. Lin Ines C, Bergey Meredith, Sonnad Seema S, Serletti Joseph M, Wu Liza C: Management of the ptotic or hypertrophic breast in immediate autologous breast reconstruction: a comparison between the wise and vertical reduction patterns for mastectomy. Annals of plastic surgery 70(3): 264-70, Mar 2013.
  11. Elkassabany Nabil M, Fosnot Caroline D, Shaked Abraham, Kanchwala Suhail K, Kovach Stephen J, Chang Benjamin, Lin Ines C, Ochroch Edward A, Baranov Dimitry Y, Levin L Scott: Perioperative management of a patient scheduled for bilateral hand transplant. Journal of clinical anesthesia 25(3): 224-7, May 2013.
  12. Yang Rachel L, Newman Andrew S, Lin Ines C, Reinke Caroline E, Karakousis Giorgos C, Czerniecki Brian J, Wu Liza C, Kelz Rachel R: Trends in immediate breast reconstruction across insurance groups after enactment of breast cancer legislation. Cancer 119(13): 2462-8, July 2013.
  13. Park Min Jung, Gans Itai, Lin Ines, Levin Lawrence Scott, Bozentka David, Steinberg David: Timing of Forearm Arterial Repair in the Well-perfused Limb. Orthopedics 37(6): e582-6, Jun 2014.
  14. Lin Ines C, Nelson Jonas A, Wu Liza C, Kovach Stephen J, Serletti Joseph M: Assessing Surgical and Medical Complications in Bilateral Abdomen-Based Free Flap Breast Reconstructions Compared With Unilateral Free Flap Breast Reconstructions. Annals of plastic surgery Sep 2014.
  15. Rhee Peter C, Lin Ines C, Moran Steven L, Bishop Allen T, Shin Alexander Y: Scaphocapitate Arthrodesis for Kienböck Disease. The Journal of hand surgery 40(4): 745-51, Feb 2015.
Contributions to peer-reviewed research publications, participation cited but not by authorship
  1. Hageman Michiel G H, Becker Stephanie J E, Bot Arjan G J, Guitton Thierry, Ring David: Variation in recommendation for surgical treatment for compressive neuropathy. The Journal of hand surgery 38(5): 856-62, May 2013.
  2. Hageman Michiel G J S, Guitton Thierry G, Ring David: How surgeons make decisions when the evidence is inconclusive. The Journal of hand surgery 38(6): 1202-8, Jun 2013.
Abstracts (Last 3 years)
  1. Lin IC, Rhee P, Moran SL, Bishop AT, Shin AY.: Scaphocapitate Fusion in the Management of Kienböck's Disease. American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada  January 2012.
  2. Yang RL, Kelz RR, Reinke CE, Karakousis GC, Czerniecki BJ, Newman AS, Lin IC, Wu L.: The Impact of the Federal and State Policy Changes on the Likelihood of Immediate Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy. 65th Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, Orlando, FL March 2012.
  3. Yang RL, Lin IC, Newman AS, Reinke CE, Karakousis GC, Czerniecki BJ, Wu L, Kelz RR.: State and Federal Health Policy and its Impact on Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Reconstruction. 65th Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, Orlando, FL March 2012.
  4. Yang RL, Newman AS, Lin IC, Reinke CE, Karakousis GC, Czerniecki BC, Wu L, Kelz RR: Health Policy Changes and the Differential Effects on Immediate Breast Cancer Reconstruction Across Insurance Groups. 13th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Phoenix, AZ May 2012.
  5. Yang RL, Reinke CE, Newman AS, Lin IC, Karakousis GC, Czerniecki BC, Wu L, Kelz RR.: Patient-centered Care: Do All Teaching Hospitals Provide Greater Access to Breast Cancer  Reconstruction? 13th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Phoenix, AZ May 2012.
  6. Min Jung Park; Itai Gans; Ines C. Lin; Benjamin Chang; L. Scott Levin; David J. Bozentka; David R. Steinberg: Arterial Injury of Forearm in Well-perfused Limb: Can it Wait? 2013 American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting, Naples, FL January 2013.
  7. Min Jung Park; Itai Gans; Ines C. Lin; Benjamin Chang; L. Scott Levin; David J. Bozentka; David R. Steinberg: Timing of Forearm Arterial Repair in the Well-Perfused Limb. 31st Annual Adrian E. Flatt Residents & Fellows Conference in Hand Surgery, 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, San Francisco, CA October 2013.
  8. Peter C Rhee; Ines C Lin; Steven L Moran; Allen T Bishop; Alexander Y Shin: Scaphocapitate Arthrodesis in the Treatment of Kienbock's Disease. 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, San Francisco, CA October 2013.
  9. Valeriy Shubinets, Patrick A. Gerety, Christopher J. Pannuci, Michael N. Mirzabeigi, Benjamin Chang, L. Scott Levin, Ines C. Lin: The Attitude of Hand Surgeons towards the Affordable Care Act: A Survey of Members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. 31st Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Providence, RI September 2014.
  10. Valeriy Shubinets, MD; Patrick Gerety, MD; Christopher Pannucci, MD, MS; Michael Mirzabeigi, MD; Paris Butler, MD, MPH; Benjamin Chang, MD; L. Scott Levin, MD; Ines Lin, MD: The Attitude of Hand Surgeons Toward the Affordable Care Act: A Survey of Members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. 2015 American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting, Bahamas, January 21-24, 2015 January 2015.
Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, including participation in committee reports (print or other media)
  1. Benjamin ChangInes, C. Lin: Syndactyly. Hand Surgery Update V. KC Chung (eds.). American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Rosemont, IL, Page: 289-298, 2012.
  2. Bassem T. Elhassan, MD and Ines C. Lin, MD: Combined Nerve Palsies. Textbook of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery. Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, MD; Charles A. Goldfarb, MD; Vincent R. Hentz, MD; Raymond B. Raven, MD; David J. Slutsky, MD; Scott P. Steinmann, MD (eds.). The American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2013.
Alternative Media
  1. Ines C. Lin: Fractures and Dislocations (Metacarpal and Phalangeal). The Resident Education Center, Plastic Surgery Education Network. ASPS/ACAPS Curriculum Development Committee (eds.). American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2013.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2011 Alice D. Jensen Fellowship in Hand Surgery Honoring Dr. Julian Bruner
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
 
2004 Clyde F. Barker Surgical Research Award for Outstanding Research in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 Phi Beta Kappa
Stanford University
Stanford, California
   

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