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Erina M. Lin, MD, MS

  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology


Dr. Lin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Psychology. She earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and completed her Pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles where she served as Chief Resident during her last year. She completed her Allergy-Immunology fellowship at UCLA, and then went on to finish her Master of Science in Clinical Research at UCLA as well.

Dr. Lin’s clinical interests include asthma, allergy immunotherapy, food allergy, and urticaria. Her research interests include inflammatory effects of air pollutants, specifically diesel exhaust particles, antioxidant therapeutic modalities, and allergy immunotherapy.

Additional Education
MS, Master of Science in Clinical Research, UCLA School of Medicine, 2012




Medical Board Certification

Allergy and Immunology, American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 2006


Allergy & Immunology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006


Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 2004


Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 2001


MS, UCLA, 2012
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2000

Hospital Affiliations



Air pollution, immunotherapy.


  1. Lin, E. Diminished Defenses in Children May Lead to Increased Susceptibility to Inflammatory Effects of Air Pollutants; Proquest Dissertation Publishing 2012
  2. Lin, E., Saxon, A., Riedl M. Penicillin allergy: value of including amoxicillin as a determinant in penicillin skin testing; Int Arch Allergy Imm 2010; 152(4):313-8 ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20185923
  3. Lin, E. (2011). Pharmacotherapy in Common Allergic Diseases. In Zhongshan (Eds.), Multidisciplinary Approaches to Allergy. Hangzhou, China: Springer.

In the News

  • 2007 AAAAI American Academy of Pediatrics Allergy-Immunology Abstract Award. Children Demonstrate Diminished Antioxidant Defenses in Response to Diesel Exhaust Particles
  • 2006 AAAAI Interest Section Fellows-In-Training Award, Environmental and Occupational Respiratory Diseases Interest Section. Relationship between Inflammation and PII Enzymes in Response to Diesel Exhaust Particles
  • Associate Groups Residents Award, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, June 2002 For scientific knowledge, clinical judgment, and excellence in human relations.


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  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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