Dr. James Lin is board certified in anesthesiology and pain management and is the Medical Director of Unruh Medical. He received his training by top experts in pain medicine at UCLA. He is a compassionate physician that incorporates a comprehensive plan in treating one’s pain. Dr. Lin is a four-time winner of the Patient’s Choice Award (2008-2012) and two-time winner of the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010-2011). He provides personalized patient care as a pain doctor at his medical clinic, the Comprehensive Pain Institute, which was founded in 2006.
Dr. Lin was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign achieving the Dean’s List and obtained a master’s degree in neuroscience at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He completed his Doctor of Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in northern Chicago. Following medical school, he completed an anesthesiology residency at Rush University in Chicago a Nationally Best Ranked Hospital by US News and World Report. He then continued his education and training in a pain medicine fellowship at UCLA, recognized as one of the top programs in the country.