UC Irvine Health neurotologist Dr. Harrison Lin

Harrison W. Lin
, MD


Otolaryngology, Neurotology

Clinical Interests

Cholesteatoma, Hearing aids, Tinnitus treatments, Chronic ear infections, Surfer's ear, Otosclerosis, Dizziness, Balance problems, Meniere's disease, Endoscopic skull base surgery, Facial paralysis, Bell's palsy

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology
  • English
  • Mandarin
Medical School
USC-Keck School of MedicineMD
Brigham & Women's HospitalGeneral Surgery
Harvard Medical SchoolOtolaryngology
UC San DiegoNeurotology & Skull Base Surgery
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Division of Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
More Information

Dr. Harrison W. Lin is a board-certified UC Irvine Health otolaryngologist who specializes in hearing disorders and skull base surgery. His clinical interests include hearing and balance problems, chronic ear infections, skull base tumors such as acoustic neuromas and meningiomas, facial paralysis, and devices that help people cope with hearing loss.

Lin earned his medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. He completed a residency in otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School in Boston followed by a fellowship in neurotology and skull base surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine. 

A principal investigator at the UC Irvine Center for Hearing Research, Lin is working to advance hearing and balance research. His goal is to extend and translate his basic science work into clinical trials that can help UC Irvine Health patients who have auditory and vestibular problems.

He sees patients at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange and at University Head & Neck Surgeons in Irvine.

UC Irvine Medical Center
UC Irvine Medical Center, Pavilion II, Building 30A
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7017
Fax: 855-854-5414
University Head and Neck Surgeons
250 East Yale Loop, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92604
Phone: 949-225-6300
Fax: 949-225-6303