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

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Expertise

  • Ultrasound
  • Wilderness Medicine

Biography

Sophia Lin, MD, RDMS, is Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pediatrics in the Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) Department of Emergency Medicine. She currently serves as the Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound.

Dr. Lin is board-certified in emergency medicine and pediatrics. She graduated with her bachelor of arts degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Lin completed her medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco, and a second residency in emergency medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia & Cornell.

Dr. Lin has registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) certification and significant experience in developing and implementing ultrasound education programs for all levels of training, including within the Department of Emergency Medicine. She frequently presents and publishes on research related to point-of-care ultrasound.

Research

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)

Credentials

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

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 - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • 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 - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

No External Relationships Reported