Dr. Peter Lin

Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy

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Honors and Awards

Dr. Peter Lin is a board certified vascular surgeon in Los Angeles. He served as Chief of Vascular Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, and is well recognized as an innovator and expert in minimally-invasive vascular therapy.

Areas of Expertise

​​​​Dr. Lin is actively involved in research, and has published more than 400 scholarly articles and book chapters in the field of vascular surgery. Selected publications by Dr. Lin are listed below. 

Channel 24 Health News on Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) treatment using cryoplasty balloon by Dr. Peter Lin 

Channel 13 Health News featured a minimally-invasive endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) performed by Dr. Peter Lin. 

Dr. Lin discussed minimally invasive treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) using stents on Channel 2 Health News. 

Dr. Lin discussed an innovative method of treating deep vein thrombosis, or clots in the leg on Channel 26 Health News.

Dr. Lin specializes in minimally-invasive therapy for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), deep vein thrombosis (DVT), aortic aneurysm, carotid artery stenosis, and varicose veins. Having been named among the top 1% of doctors by U.S. News & World Report, he is one of the most prolific vascular surgeons in the country. He has been featured in numerous television news and media coverage. Click below to see Dr. Lin in the news.  ​

Meet Dr. Lin

​​January 2011 - EKOS corporation receives approval treat pulmonary embolism based in part on clinical study performed by Dr. Lin 

January 2011 - EKOS receives CE mark to treat pulmonary embolism using cutting-edge technology based on Dr. Lin's clinical study

December 2010 - New life-saving treatment in patients suffering from a pulmonary embolism reported by Dr. Peter Lin

December 2010 – Dr. Lin discusses latest study results on life-saving ultrasound technology of dissolving clots in pulmonary embolism

​​November 2010 - Dr. Lin's study using ultrasound technology helps drugs dissolve clots offering hope to patients with lung clots

November 2010 - Dr. Lin reports study using EKOS ultrasound device beneficial in treatment of pulmonary embolism

January 2010 - EKOS initiates ultrasound clot buster treatment study from legs to lungs based on Dr. Lin's study  

December 2009 - Dr. Lin discusses risk of developing blood clots with prolonged traveling

June 2009 – Dr. Lin works together with many VA health care providers to save veteran’s life

April 2009 – Dr. Lin saves a college student's arms and legs suffering from near-fatal meningitis

April 2009 – Student battles to save her arms and legs with Dr. Lin's help

February 2009 - Dr. Lin reports new minimally invasive treatment which improves outcomes of carotid aneurysm repair

December 2008 – DeBakey VA physicians use skill and technology to tackle rare, life-threatening medical condition

January 2007 – Houston VA Medical Center opens new, state-of-the-art hybrid surgical suite

January 2007 – Dr. Peter Lin performs innovative minimally invasive chemoembolization procedure to treat patients with liver cancer

December 2006 - Rheolytic mechanical thrombectomy shows promise for DVT treatment by Dr. Lin

March 2006 -  New stent-graft procedure improves outcomes of carotid aneurysm repair as reported by Dr. Peter Lin

December 2005 – Dr. Peter Lin implants wireless pressure sensor to monitor abdominal aortic aneurysm in endovascular repair

May 2005 – Dr Lin as first VA physician to use FDA-approved endovascular device to treat thoracic aortic aneurysms in veterans

November 2004 – Houston VA vascular surgeons offering new method for treating painful and symptomatic uterine fibroids

June 2004 – Congressman Gene Green introduces Aneurysm Detection Bill with Dr. Lin serving as physician advisor

March 2004 – Dr. Peter Lin using innovative technique to treat lower leg arterial disease in Houston VA Medical Center

January 2004 – Dr. Peter Lin treats veterans suffering from thoracic aortic aneurysm with new minimally invasive technology

December 2003 – Dr. Lin treating veterans suffering from thoracic aortic aneurysms with new minimally invasive procedure

July 2003 – Dr. Lin treating veterans suffering from abdominal aortic aneurysms with new, minimally invasive procedure

May 2003 – Dr. Lin offers new procedure to prevent strokes at Houston VA Medical Center

December 2003 - President George H.W. Bush visited Houston VA Medical Center vascular surgery service with Dr. Lin

March 2003 - Dr. Peter Lin discusses benefits of AngioJet thrombectomy with clot busting drug in dialysis access clots and leg DVT

Dr. Lin in News Release


Health News Coverage by Primer Impacto (In Spanish) on Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) treatment by Dr. Peter Lin 

Dr. Lin discussed minimally invasive treatment in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) with Channel 13 Health News reporters. 

Dr. Lin was featured on Channel 13 Health News in which he discussed a minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins. 

In the News