Dr. Dean Dong Lin MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Dean Lin is a neurosurgeon in Fort Myers, Florida and is affiliated with Lee Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Lee Memorial Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Trigeminal Neuralgia, Minimally invasive surgery, Spinal surgery, Spine

Hospital Affiliation

Lee Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida
Residency, General Surgery, 2000–2001

University of Florida
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2001–2007

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 4 years in Neurological Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Phenotypic and functional characterization of adult brain neuropoiesis.

Dentate granule cell GABA(A) receptors in epileptic hippocampus: enhanced synaptic efficacy and altered pharmacology.
Cohen, A. S., Lin, D. D., Quirk, G. L., Coulter, D. A.

A method for a more complete in vitro Parkinson''s model: slice culture bioassay for modeling maintenance and repair of the nigrostriatal circuit.
Kearns, S. M., Scheffler, B., Goetz, A. K., Lin, D. D., Baker, H. D., Roper, S. N., Mandel, R. J., Steindler, D. A.


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