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Dr. Harrison W. Lin is a board-certified UCI Health otolaryngologist who specializes in hearing disorders and skull base surgery.

Harrison W. Lin, MD


Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Neuro-otology

Clinical Interests

cholesteatoma, chronic ear infections, dizziness, Meniere's disease, endoscopic skull base surgery, facial paralysis, Bell's palsy, hearing loss, hearing devices, cochlear implants, BAHA skull base tumors, acoustic neuroma, meningiomas, petrous apex lesions (cholesterol granuloma; cysts; cholesteatomas; tumors), aural atresia surgery

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  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • English
  • Mandarin
Medical School
USC-Keck School of MedicineMD
Brigham and Women's HospitalGeneral Surgery
Harvard Medical SchoolOtolaryngology
UC San DiegoNeurotology & Skull Base Surgery
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2019, 2021-2023
More Information

Dr. Harrison W. Lin is a board-certified UCI Health otolaryngologist who specializes in hearing disorders and skull base surgery. His clinical interests include hearing and balance problems, chronic ear infections, skull base tumors such as acoustic neuromas and meningiomas, facial paralysis, and devices that help people cope with hearing loss.

Lin earned his medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. He completed a residency in otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School in Boston followed by a fellowship in neurotology and skull base surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. 

A principal investigator at the UC Irvine Center for Hearing Research, Lin is working to advance hearing and balance research. His goal is to extend and translate his basic science work into clinical trials that can help UCI Health patients who have auditory and vestibular problems.

Lin, who also speaks Mandarin, sees patients at UCI Health — IrvineUniversity Head and Neck Surgeons and Orange .

UCI Health Ear, Nose & Throat Services
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Building 30A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7017
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Irvine, CA 92612
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