Dr. James W. Lin M.D.
Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology3031 New Bern Ave. Suite 306 Raleigh NC, 27610
Dr. James Lin is a nephrologist practicing in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Lin specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Lin most typically treats conditions like kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, polycystuc kidney disease, high blood pressure and more. Nephrologists are also experts on kidney transplantation and dialysis. They are usually referred to by primary care physicians for problems related to the kidneys, and while they can perform tests to diagnose kidney disorders, they do not perform surgeries.
Education and Training
Univ of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 1980
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