Doris Lin, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty:

Endoscopic sinus surgery, in-office balloon sinuplasty, ear tubes, tonsillectomy, thyroid surgery, salivary gland surgery, general otolaryngology

Contact Information:

  • Surgery Scheduler: Phyllis Dixon (919) 966-9153
  • Administrative Coordinator: Donna Woodard (919) 843-3628

Education:

  • BS: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Chemistry, Biology. 1993-1997
  • MD: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco , CA. 1997-2001
  • Internship: Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA. 2001-2002
  • Residency: Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA. 2002-2006

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 2020- Present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lillington, NC, 2018-Present
  • General Otolaryngologist, President, Central Carolina Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, Sanford and Apex, NC, 2006-2019

Recent Honors:

  • Dean’s Research Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, CA. 1998

Recent Publications:

  • Lin D, Bucci MK, Eisele DW, Wang SJ. Squamous cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa: a retrospective analysis. ENT Journal. 2008;87:582-6
  • Lin D , Glastonbury C, Rafaelian O, Eisele DW, Wang SJ. Management of Advanced Nodal Disease Following Chemoradiation for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging . J Otolaryngol . 2007; 36:350-6
  • Lee L, Glastonbury CM, Lin D. Rosai-Dorfman Disease Presenting as an Isolated Extra-Nodal Mass of the Carotid Sheath. ENT Journal. 2007; 86:624-7
  • Lin D , Franc B, Kashani-Sabet M, Singer MI. Lymphatic drainage patterns of head and neck cutaneous melanoma observed on lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel lymph node biopsy. Head Neck . 2006; 28:249-55
  • Lin D, Kashani-Sabet M, McCalmont T, Singer MI. Neurotropic melanoma invading the inferior alveolar nerve. J Amer Acad Derm 2005;53:S120-2
  • Lin D, Hegarty JL, Fischbein NJ, Jackler RK. The prevalence of “incidental” acoustic neuroma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005; 131: 241-4
  • Lin D, Fischbein NJ, Eisele DW. Odynophagia secondary to variant thyroid cartilage anatomy. Dysphagia. 2005; Summer;20(3):232-4
  • Lin D, Kashani-Sabet M, Singer MI. The role of the head and neck surgeon in sentinel lymph node biopsy for cutaneous head and neck melanoma. Laryngoscope. 2005; 115: 213-217

Book Chapters:

  • Lin D and Cheung SW. Allergic diseases of the ear: Allergy and Asthma: Practical Diagnosis and Management. 2nd Edition. Switzerland , Springer , 2016: 123-130
  • Lin D and Cheung SW. Allergic diseases of the ear: Allergy and Asthma: Practical Diagnosis and Management. New York , McGraw-Hill , 2008: 74-77