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Department of Otolaryngology - Faculty


Alice Lin, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Alice Lin has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and in the leadership role of Chief of Microvascular Reconstruction and Robotic Surgery for SUNY/Downstate Medical Center and University Hospital of Brooklyn.  Dr. Alice Lin completed a residency in otolaryngology at Northwestern University- McGaw Medical Center.  She then completed a fellowship in head and neck oncology, microvascular reconstruction and skull base surgery at Harvard Medical School- Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Lin is experienced in the care of patients with tumors of the head and neck and is extensively trained in treating disease in a multidisciplinary approach.  Using the most state-of-the-art and current surgical techniques, she specializes in treating patients with goals of maximizing long term social and functional outcomes.   Her clinical interests include benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including tumors of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, neck, salivary glands, thyroid and parathyroid glands and also skin cancers of the scalp, face and neck.  Her research interests include outcomes in head and neck cancer and functional and cosmetic outcomes after reconstruction.