Dr. Hong Der Lin

About Me:

I'm a marathon runner, enjoy traveling, and spending time with family.


• Medical School: MD, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
• Residency: Surgery, McKeesport Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Professional Membership:

• Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
• San Diego County Medical Society

Professional Experience:

• General Surgeon, Forbes Health System, Pittsburgh, PA, 1985-1994
• General surgeon, La Mesa CA, 1994 to present

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery

Special Interests:

• Minimally invasive surgery including Robotic surgery
• Breast surgery
• Thyroid
• Hernia

Office Hours:

Tuesdays 9-12, Thursday 2-5pm

Languages Spoken:

English, Fluent Taiwanese, and Chinese