About Katherine Lin, MD
Dr. Katherine Lin is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn). She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a member of the American Medical Association, a member and current (2010-2012) president of the Greene County Medical Society, a member of the Montgomery Medical Society, and a member of the AAGL Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide.
Dr. Lin received her Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). With the goal of pursuing biomedical engineering research, she completed her Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and her Doctor of Medicine degree at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as part of the Medical Scholars Program. With the realization that she most enjoyed providing direct medical and surgical care and helping bring new life into the world, she went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Wright State University Residency Program at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.
Dr. Lin has been seeing patients since 2001 at her private practice in Xenia, Ohio and also at the Greene County Combined Health District. She has privileges at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She is a Clinical Professor at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine working as a mentor to medical students and Ob/Gyn resident physicians at Miami Valley Hospital.
Dr. Lin and her colleague Dr. Keith A. Watson were one of the first gynecologists in the Dayton, Ohio area to offer minimally invasive surgery using the da Vinci surgical system. This expertise allows Dr. Lin to safely accomplish highly complicated surgery, shorten hospital stays to one day, and improve the health of her patients. Not only do her patients benefit from her expertise, but Dr. Lin teaches the da Vinci robotic surgery technique to residents at Miami Valley Hospital.
Dr. Lin’s primary goal is to provide the best medical care. Her colleagues are Dr. Keith A. Watson, Dr. J. Scott Bembry, Dr. Tiffany Hall and Dr. Jennifer Frey. When not at her office or the hospital, Dr. Lin can be found walking her dogs or watching soccer.