James A. Lin, MD

James A. Lin, MD

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Accepting new patients


James Lin MD is a graduate of Brown University '93 (ScB) and '97 (MD). He completed training in pediatrics (2000) and pediatric critical care medicine (2003) at Mass General Hospital for Children, prior to joining the faculty at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA. Dr. Lin has published original research on diverse topics including the role of dietary lipids and cyclooxygenase-2 enzyme in intestinal inflammation, anti-atherogenic role of COX-2, magnetic separation of COX-2 enzyme products, single cell transfection dynamics of molecular beacons, radiological and clinical predictors of RSV outcomes in critically ill children, the effect of syringe size on reliability and safety of low flow infusions, the association between red blood cell transfusions and nosocomial infections in PICU patients, and a novel mathematical expression for probability of inclusion in a point prevalence study. His current clinical and research interests include noninvasive positive pressure in pediatric critical illness, pediatric intensive care ultrasound, microbiology of chronically ill children, and the the effects of antibiotic route on neonatal pain.




Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics, 2004
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2000


Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2003


Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2000


Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 1998


Brown University School of Medicine, MD, 1997

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center