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Jeffrey Lin

Jeffrey Lin

Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Office Phone: 202-741-2500
Email: Email
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

  • BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1980
  • MD, Albany Medical College of Union University, 1984

Biography

Jeffrey Y. Lin, M.D. is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is currently director of the divisions of gynecologic oncology and general obstetrics and gynecology, chief gynecologic surgeon and associate chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynecology. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, a fellowship in pelvic surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. His areas of clinical research include ultraradical pelvic surgery, ovarian cancer, vulvar cancer, and gynecologic problems in cancer patients. He is reviewer for many journals of gynecology and oncology.

Postdoctoral training:

1984-85 Internship, obstetrics and gynecology,
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington, D.C.

1985-87 Residency, obstetrics and gynecology,
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington, D.C.

1987 Galloway Fellowship in gynecologic oncology,
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY.

1987-88 Chief administrative resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington, D.C.

1988-89 Fellowship in pelvic surgery and gynecologic oncology,
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA.

1989-91 Fellowship in gynecologic oncology,
Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester
Rochester, NY.

Academic Appointments:

1987-88 Clinical instructor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington, D.C.

1988-89 Instructor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA.

1989-91 Instructor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, NY.

1991-1997 Assistant professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington, D.C.

1998-present Associate professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington, D.C.

1996-present Ad-Honorem Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Ponce School of Medicine
Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Hospital Appointments:

1989-91 Assistant attending gynecologist, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY.

1991-present Attending obstetrician and gynecologist, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

1991-present Attending obstetrician and gynecologist, Holy Cross
Hospital, Silver Spring, MD.

1994-1998 Attending obstetrician and gynecologist, Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD

1996-present Attending gynecologist, Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Licensure:

  • 1988 Pennsylvania Medical License #MD041645E
  • 1989 New York Medical License #178359-1
  • 1989 DEA #BL1595707
  • 1991 Maryland Medical License #D41740
  • 1991 District of Columbia Medical License #19002

Certification:

  • 1986 National Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1992 Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 1994 Certification in Gynecologic Oncology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2002 Recertification in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and Honors:

  • 1982 B.S., magna cum laude
  • 1984 Alpha omega alpha
  • 1984 Dickerman alumni prize in obstetrics and gynecology
  • 1984 Upjohn achievement award in internal medicine
  • 1988 Upjohn OB/GYN resident award, George Washington University
  • 1993 Washingtonian Magazine biennial list of Top Doctors, Metropolitan Washington area
  • 1995 CREOG National Faculty Award in Resident Education
  • 1995 Washingtonian Magazine list of Top Doctors for the Washington Metropolitan area
  • 1995 Teacher of the Year, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University
  • 1996 Residents' faculty award, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University
  • 1997 Residents'Outstanding Professor Award, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University
  • 1999 Washingtonian Magazine biennial list of Top Doctors for the Washington Metropolitan area
  • 1999 Residents' Teaching Award, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University
  • 2000 Residents' Teaching Award, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University
  • 2002 Washingtonian Magazine list of Top Doctors for the Washington Metropolitan area

Professional Organizations:

  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Society
  • Member, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  • Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Le Club des Vingt

Committees:

  • 1993- Cancer committee, George Washington University Hospital
  • 1993- Blood components transfusion committee, George
  • Washington University Hospital
  • 1993-96 Committee on research, George Washington University School of Medicine
  • 1993- Operating room committee, George Washington University
  • Medical Center
  • 1996-99 George Washington University Endo-surgical Education and
  • Research Institute
  • 1998- SmithKline Beecham Mid-Atlantic Regional Oncology Advisory Board
  • 1999 Medical Education Council, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and George Washington University School of Public Health
  • 1999- Executive committee, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Faculty Senate
  • 1999- Chairman, Medical Faculty Senate Committee, Medical School Admissions and Advanced Standing, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
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  • 1999- 2000 Medical Faculty Associates Advisory Board, George Washington
  • University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Reviewer: Gynecologic Oncology
  • Cancer
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Cancer Investigation

Editorial Boards:

  • 1999- Journal of Women's Imaging (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
  • 2000- Vitalspring Technologies, Inc., Bethesda, MD.

Submitted:

2002 "Successful Treatment of Abdominal Wall Recurrence After Radical Hysterectomy and Pelvic Irradiation for Squamous Carcinoma of the Cervix", submitted to Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abstracts:

1991 "Non-gynecologic diagnoses after exploration for pelvic mass on a gynecologic oncology service", International Gynecologic Cancer Society, 3rd biennial meeting, Cairns, Australia.

Presentations:

1991 "Developments in the treatment of gynecologic cancers in older women" at Advances in Health Care in Older Women, April, 1992. Arlington, VA.

1993 "Endometrial tumors" George Washington University Medical Oncology Board Review Course, 1995 Arlington, VA.

1999 "Ovarian Cancer", Cancer: Pathophysiology, Current Therapies, Clinical Trials and Drug Development, Pharmaceutical Education and Research Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

2000 Assembly on Cervical Cancer among Vietnamese-American Women, Annandale, VA

Research

1) 1998 Co-principal investigator Phase II study of two dose levels of Toremifene in the treatment of chemotherapy-resistant papillary carcinoma of the ovary. Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals (total award $120,000.00)

2) 2001 Grant submitted to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for $203,265.00 entitled "Vaginal dysfunction associated with tamoxifen citrate therapy in breast cancer survivors" Received a superior rating, funding pending.

Publications

View publications by this faculty member from January 1, 2013 - present

Liao, J, Lin, J: Estrogen receptor expression in a low grade endometrial stromal sarcoma after tamoxifen therapy. Eur J Gynaecol Oncol, 22:417419, 2001.

Silverberg, S, Lin, J: Obstetric and Gynecologic Pathology. In Pathology for the Surgeon, Banks, P, Kraybill, W editors. Saunders, 234-251, 1996.

Saul, HM, Sedlacek, TV, Heller, PB, Glassburn, J, Riva, J, Bertoli, R, Maslack, M, Lin, J: Intracavitary use of Radioactive colloidal phosphorous 32 in the treatment of epithelial ovarian cancer. J Am Osteopath Assoc, 96: 727-732, 1996.

Scheim, DE, Lin, JY: Glucose effects in an ovarian cancer protocol of exceptional activity. Medical Hypotheses, 40:235-244, 1993.

DuBeshter, B, Lin, JY, Angel, C, Poulter, C: Gynecologic tumors. In Clinical Oncology, a multidisciplinary approach for physicians and students, 7th ed., Rubin,P (editor), Saunders, 363-418, 1993.

Angel, C, DuBeshter, B, Lin, JY: Clinical presentation and management of stage I cervical adenocarcinoma: a 25 year experience. Gynecol Oncolog, 44:71-78, 1992.

Lin, JY, Angel, C, Sickel, JZ: Meigs syndrome with elevated CA 125. Obstet Gynecol, 80:563-567, 1992.

Lin, JY, DuBeshter, B, Angel, C, Dvoretsky, PM: Morbidity and recurrence with modifications of radical vulvectomy and groin dissection. Gynecol Oncolog, 47:80-86, 1992.

Lin, JY, Angel, C, DuBeshter, B, Walsh, CJ: Diagnoses after laparotomy for a mass in the pelvic area in women. Surg Gynecol Obstet, 176:333-338, 1992.

DuBeshter, B, Warshal, DP, Angel, C, Dvoretsky, PM, Lin, JY, Raubertas, RF: Endometrial carcinoma: the relevance of cervical cytology. Obstet Gynecol, 77:458-462, 1991.

Goldkrand, J, Lin, J: New issues in macrosomia associated with diabetic pregnancies, J Perinatol, 7:213-216, 1987.

Kennedy, T, Lin JY, Spiers, AS: Effects of anticoagulants and storage in vitro upon lobe counts and alkaline phosphatase activity in human neutrophils. Hematologica 72:375-376, 1987.

Additional publications published before January 1, 2013 may be available within Himmelfarb Library's database.

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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