Dr. Philana Ling Lin MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist
Dr. Philana Lin is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. She received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and has been in practice for 13 years. She is one of 7 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and one of 5 at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease
Education & Medical Training
University of Chicago
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997 - 2000
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2000 - 2003
Mac Neal Memorial Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1996 - 1997
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Class of 1996
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics
PA State Medical License
Publications & Presentations
Serotype 19A Is the most common serotype causing invasive pneumococcal infections in children.
Kaplan, S.L., Barson, W.J., Lin, P.L., Stovall, S.H., Bradley, J.S., Tan, T.Q., Hoffman, J.A., Givner, L.B., Mason, E.O.
Sterilization of granulomas is common in active and latent tuberculosis despite within-host variability in bacterial killing.
Lin, P. L.,Ford, C. B.,Coleman, M. T.,Myers, A. J.,Gawande, R.,Ioerger, T.,Sacchettini, J.,Fortune, S. M.,Flynn, J. L.
Altered Neutrophil Counts at Diagnosis of Invasive Meningococcal Infection in Children.
Demissie, D. E.,Kaplan, S. L.,Romero, J. R.,Leake, J. A.,Barson, W. J.,Halasa, N. B.,Byington, C. L.,Shetty, A. K.,Tan, T. Q.,Hoffman, J. A.,Lin, P. L.,Edwards, K. M.,Mason, E. O.,Cooperstock, M. S.
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