Dr. Steven D. Lin is comprehensively trained in Orthopaedic Surgery, and specializes in treatment of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Microsurgery.


Dr. Steven D. Lin

Orthopedic Surgeon

He has worked with world-renowned hand and upper-extremity surgeons across the United States and abroad.  Having trained with Dr. A. Lee Osterman at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia, and Dr. Scott H. Kozin at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, he is experienced in all aspects of upper extremity reconstruction from shoulder to fingertips.

His special interests include wrist arthroscopy, microsurgery, sports injuries, arthritis, and upper extremity trauma.

Dr. Lin is also comprehensively trained in Orthopaedic Trauma and General Orthopaedics.  He received extensive training at the University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Hospitals, taking care of patients ranging from USC athletes to high-energy trauma reconstruction.

Highly involved in clinical research, Dr. Lin has multiple publications, which have been presented at several national meetings.   He has a true passion for medicine and continues to educate students and residents from USC in Orthopaedics and Hand Surgery.

Dr. Lin was born at the Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, and grew up locally in Arcadia.  He is proud to be able to serve the community in which he was raised.  He spends time volunteering in community outreach programs, and as team physician for the local high school and college sports programs.

Conditions Dr. Steven D. Lin treats:
  • Upper and Lower extremity trauma, bone fractures and ligament injuries
  • Sports related injuries in children and adults
  • Chronic injuries and failed surgery
  • Nerve, blood vessel and tendon injuries
  • Arthritis conditions
Procedures Dr. Steven D. Lin commonly performs:
  • Arthroscopic and ‘minimally invasive’ surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand
  • Bone fracture surgery and ligament repair
  • Microsurgery (nerve and small vessel repair)
  • Joint replacement and arthritis surgery of the elbow, wrist, and hand
  • Reconstructive surgery of the elbow, wrist, and hand

Steven D. Lin, MD is a partner at the highly respected Congress Orthopaedic Associates, the longest standing multi-specialty Orthopaedic group in the area.  The group provides complete orthopaedic care from Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeons of each subspecialty including: Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Joint Replacements, Hand & Upper Extremity, Hip Arthroscopy, and Spine Surgery. Congress Medical Associates provides patients with comprehensive orthopaedic care.  Their offices offer on-site Physical/Occupational Therapy and Certified Hand Therapists, an MRI imaging center, an Ambulatory Surgery Center, Durable Medical Equipment, and a Fitness & Wellness Center.


“Treat every patient as if they were your family member.”

It is our responsibility to continually improve all aspects of the world we operate in–to be in the constant pursuit of excellence, to improve our patients’ quality of life, and to challenge ourselves with lifelong learning in order to better serve our community.





Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
The Philadelphia Hand Centers
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstruction
Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia
Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Southern California Medical Centers
University of California, Irvine M.D
University of California Irvine, B.A.
State of California
State of Pennsylvania
State of New Jersey
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
American Medical Association
University of Southern California Graduate Orthopaedic Society



  • Arcadia Methodist Hospital, Chief Of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department Chair
  • Arcadia Methodist Hospital, Hand Surgery Subsection
  • Huntington Memorial Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery
  • San Gabriel Medical Center, AHMC Health Care, Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • University of Southern California, Volunteer Clinical Faculty
  • Team Physician for Arcadia High school football team
  • Hand specialist for Azusa Pacific University athletic department
  • Hand specialist for Citrus College football team


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