Ines C. Lin, MD

Ines C. Lin, MD, is an attending surgeon in CHOP's Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with special expertise treating hand and upper extremity conditions.

Areas of Expertise: Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve lesions, Congenital hand and arm differences, Hand surgery
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Atlantic County; Specialty Care, King of Prussia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Internship

    Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Plastic Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Research Fellow - Division of Plastic Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Hand Surgery - Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

    Board Certification

    Hand Surgery
    Plastic Surgery

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Surgeon

    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2013

    Bassem T. Elhassan, MD and Ines C. Lin, MD: Combined Nerve Palsies. Textbook of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery. Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, MD; Charles A. Goldfarb, MD; Vincent R. Hentz, MD; Raymond B. Raven, MD; David J. Slutsky, MD; Scott P. Steinmann, MD (eds.). The American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2013.

    2012

    Benjamin ChangInes C. Lin: Syndactyly. Hand Surgery Update V. KC Chung (eds.). American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Rosemont, IL, Page: 289-298, 2012.

    2011

    Chang B, Lin IC. Syndactyly. In: Chung KC, editor. Hand surgery update 5. Rosemont (IL): American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2011.

    Papers

    2013

    Yang Rachel L, Newman Andrew S, Reinke Caroline E, Lin Ines C, Karakousis Giorgos C, Czerniecki Brian J, Wu Liza C, Kelz Rachel R: Racial disparities in immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy: impact of state and federal health policy changes. Annals of surgical oncology 20(2): 399-406, Feb 2013. Read the abstract

    Lin Ines C, Bergey Meredith, Sonnad Seema S, Serletti Joseph M, Wu Liza C: Management of the ptotic or hypertrophic breast in immediate autologous breast reconstruction: a comparison between the wise and vertical reduction patterns for mastectomy. Annals of plastic surgery 70(3): 264-70, Mar 2013. Read the abstract

    Elkassabany Nabil M, Fosnot Caroline D, Shaked Abraham, Kanchwala Suhail K, Kovach Stephen J, Chang Benjamin, Lin Ines C, Ochroch Edward A, Baranov Dimitry Y, Levin L Scott: Perioperative management of a patient scheduled for bilateral hand transplant. Journal of clinical anesthesia 25(3): 224-7, May 2013. Read the abstract

    Yang Rachel L, Newman Andrew S, Lin Ines C, Reinke Caroline E, Karakousis Giorgos C, Czerniecki Brian J, Wu Liza C, Kelz Rachel R: Trends in immediate breast reconstruction across insurance groups after enactment of breast cancer legislation. Cancer 119(13): 2462-8, July 2013. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations

    2013

    Min Jung Park; Itai Gans; Ines C. Lin; Benjamin Chang; L. Scott Levin; David J. Bozentka; David R. Steinberg: Arterial Injury of Forearm in Well-perfused Limb: Can it Wait? 2013 American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting; 2013 Jan 9-12; Naples, FL.

    Min Jung Park; Itai Gans; Ines C. Lin; Benjamin Chang; L. Scott Levin; David J. Bozentka; David R. Steinberg: Timing of Forearm Arterial Repair in the Well-Perfused Limb. 31st Annual Adrian E. Flatt Residents & Fellows Conference in Hand Surgery, 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2013 Oct 3-5; San Francisco, CA October 2013.

    Peter C Rhee; Ines C Lin; Steven L Moran; Allen T Bishop; Alexander Y Shin: Scaphocapitate Arthrodesis in the Treatment of Kienbock's Disease. 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2013 Oct 3-5; San Francisco, CA.

    2012

    Lin IC, Rhee P, Moran SL, Bishop AT, Shin AY.: Scaphocapitate Fusion in the Management of Kienböck's Disease. American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting; 2012 Jan 14-17; Las Vegas, NV.

    Yang RL, Kelz RR, Reinke CE, Karakousis GC, Czerniecki BJ, Newman AS, Lin IC, Wu L.: The Impact of the Federal and State Policy Changes on the Likelihood of Immediate Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy. 65th Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium; 2012 Mar 21-24; Orlando, FL.

    Yang RL, Lin IC, Newman AS, Reinke CE, Karakousis GC, Czerniecki BJ, Wu L, Kelz RR.: State and Federal Health Policy and its Impact on Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Reconstruction. 65th Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium; 2012 Mar 21-24; Orlando, FL.

    Yang RL, Newman AS, Lin IC, Reinke CE, Karakousis GC, Czerniecki BC, Wu L, Kelz RR: Health Policy Changes and the Differential Effects on Immediate Breast Cancer Reconstruction Across Insurance Groups. 13th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons; 2012 May 2-6; Phoenix, AZ.

    Yang RL, Reinke CE, Newman AS, Lin IC, Karakousis GC, Czerniecki BC, Wu L, Kelz RR.: Patient-centered Care: Do All Teaching Hospitals Provide Greater Access to Breast Cancer Reconstruction? 13th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons; 2012 May 2-6; Phoenix, AZ.

    2011

    Lin IC, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Bergey MR, Sonnad S, Serletti JM. Do 2 free flaps put the patient at more risk? Comparing patient characteristics and complications in unilateral and bilateral autologous free flap breast reconstruction [presentation]. 6th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery; 2011 Jul 2; Helsinki, Finland.

    Lin IC, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Bergey MR, Sonnad S, Serletti JM. Do 2 free flaps put the patient at more risk? Comparing patient characteristics and complications in unilateral and bilateral autologous free flap breast reconstruction [presentation]. 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery; 2011 Jan 15-18; Cancun, Mexico.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic positions

    2010-2011, Hand Education Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic

    Editorial positions

    2013-present, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ad hoc reviewer