Shawn R. Lin, MD

Shawn R. Lin, MD

Cataract and Refractive Disease
Primary Location
Calabasas Primary & Specialty Care
26585 Agoura Road
Suite 270
Calabasas, California 91302


Medical Director | UCLA Calabasas Stein Eye Center
Associate Program Director | UCLA Ophthalmology Residency
Division of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Harvard | Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Fellowship
UCLA | Ophthalmology Residency
Stanford | Medical School

Dr. Lin's practice is focused on precision cornea, cataract and refractive surgery, including:

  • Femtosecond laser cataract surgery
  • LASIK refractive surgery
  • PRK refractive surgery
  • Corneal transplants (full and partial thickness)
  • Keratoconus
  • Dry Eye

Awards & Research
Dr. Lin is the recipient of the Heed Fellowship and the Abelson Fellowship. He has authored more than a dozen peer reviewed publications in leading ophthalmology journals: including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and the British Journal of Ophthalmology. He has written textbook chapters for the classic Practice of Ophthalmology textbook and the subspecialty Cornea textbook, and has delivered keynote presentations at national and international ophthalmology meetings. His research is focused on combining human and artificial intelligence to deliver exceptional surgical results to his patients. Dr. Lin has also been recognized as a Rising Star for Southern Californias Super Doctors ® 2021.

He is a leader in ophthalmology education, founding EyeGuru, an educational platform visited more than 300,000 times a year by other ophthalmologists from over 125 countries around the world. In this teaching role, Dr. Lin helps to advance knowledge in ophthalmology and train the next generation of ophthalmologists.

Dr. Lin's office telephone number is (310) 206-7955.

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Mandarin


Medical Board Certification

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, 2020


Harvard Medical School, 2019


UCLA School of Medicine, 2018


Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Internal Medicine GME, 2015


Stanford University School of Medicine, MD, 2014
Stanford Graduate School of Business, MBA, 2014

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center



  • Southern California Rising Stars 2021


  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2021