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Chair of Otolaryngology
Phone: 313-577-0804 | Fax: 313-577-8555 | hlin@med.wayne.edu
Assistant's Name: Rita Florkey
Administrator's Name: Gail Clavenna

Ho-Sheng Lin, M.D., is the chair of the Wayne State University Department of Otolaryngology.

Dr. Lin is a 1994 graduate of the Yale University School of Medicine.

After an internship and residency in general surgery at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in 1996, he completed a residency in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in 1999. From 1999 to 2000, he served as chief resident in the department of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at New York University Medical Center, and in 2002 he completed a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

He joined the School of Medicine faculty as an assistant professor of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery in 2002, and was named professor in 2012.

He is the leader of the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Team for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and chief of otolaryngology for the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Dr. Lin has served on the Surgery Performance Improvement Committee and the Medical Staff Operations Committee, and as vice chief of otolaryngology for Detroit Receiving Hospital.

Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, he is a member of the Society of Robotic Surgery, the International Surgical Sleep Society, the American Sleep Association, the Association of VA Surgeons, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Head and Neck Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

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