Dr. Sheldon Sutton Lin MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Sheldon Lin is an orthopedic surgeon in Newark, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Christ Hospital and Hackensack University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 24 doctors at Christ Hospital and one of 61 at Hackensack University Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Foot & Ankle Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Overlook Medical Center

Christ Hospital

Hackensack University Medical Center
Ranked #46 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, General Surgery, 1989–1990

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1991–1995

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1995–1996

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

New Modification to the Hawkins Classification Scheme Is More Predictive of Osteonecrosis: Commentary on an article by Heather A. Vallier, MD, et al.: "A New Look at the Hawkins Classification for Talar Neck Fractures: Which Features of Injury and Treatme
Lin, S. S.,Montemurro, N. J.

Local ZnCl2 accelerates fracture healing.
Wey, A.,Cunningham, C.,Hreha, J.,Breitbart, E.,Cottrell, J.,Ippolito, J.,Clark, D.,Lin, H. N.,Benevenia, J.,O'Connor, J. P.,Lin, S. S.,Paglia, D. N.

Local vanadium release from a calcium sulfate carrier accelerates fracture healing.
Paglia, D. N.,Wey, A.,Hreha, J.,Park, A. G.,Cunningham, C.,Uko, L.,Benevenia, J.,O'Connor, J. P.,Lin, S. S.

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