Steven Lin

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

Dr. Lin is an expert clinician, educator, researcher, and administrator in the specialty of family medicine. He earned his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine and completed his medical training at Stanford’s family medicine residency program at O’Connor Hospital. Dr. Lin is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is an active member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. He has received numerous national awards and is recognized among the top family physicians in the United States. 

Dr. Lin cares for people of all ages, often for members of the same family. He has a particular interest in preventive cardiology, diabetes, hepatitis B, and mental health. He is proficient in a wide range of primary care procedures – including over 40 different skin, musculoskeletal, and women’s health procedures that are performed in the office. Dr. Lin is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and provides the highest quality, evidence-based, culturally competent care to people of all backgrounds. 

Dr. Lin is the Medical Director of Stanford Family Medicine and the Vice Chief for Technology Innovation in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health at Stanford. Dr. Lin is the founder of the nationally recognized O’Connor-Stanford Leaders in Education Residency Program (OSLER), co-founder of the Stanford Healthcare Innovations and Experiential Learning Directive (SHIELD), and founding director of the Stanford Medical Scribe Fellowship (COMET). 

Dr. Lin is the author of over 200 scholarly works and conference presentations. His research covers a broad range of primary care topics. His current focus is on artificial intelligence in healthcare. Dr. Lin is an expert consultant and mentor to health technology companies in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia.