Sophia Lin, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Sophia Lin, M.D.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Wilderness Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine


  • Ultrasound


Dr. Lin is an Assistant Attending Physician and Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Instructor in Pediatrics and in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, and the Associate Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Program.  She has RDMS certification in ultrasound. 

Dr. Lin, who is board certified in both emergency medicine and pediatrics, is trained in Molecular and Cell Biology, receiving her B.A. at the University of California at Berkeley.   She completed her medical degree (M.D.) at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and achieved membership in the national Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.   She returned to California to complete her residency in Pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco.   Following this, Dr. Lin completed a second residency in Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

In addition to patient care, Dr. Lin is committed to medical student ,resident , and mid level provider education and training. She serves as an Instructor for ultrasound courses in emergency medicine and has taught several courses in wilderness medicine.   



Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  1. Alpha Omega Alpha (1999)
  2. AMWA Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation (2000)
  3. Richard H. Kirkland Scholarship (1999-2000)
  4. School of Medicine State Discretionary Scholarship (1999-2000,
  5. 1998-1999, 1997-1998)
  6. U.C. Berkeley Alumni Scholarship (1994-1995)
  7. U.C. Berkeley Alumni Scholarship (1994-1995)


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Medical College of Virginia, 2000
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1995


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments