Alvin B. Lin, MD, FAAFP

Physician, Solo private practice, Las Vegas, Nevada

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Dr. Lin completed his medical degree at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine (now the Wake Forest School of Medicine) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and completed his family medicine residency at Merrithew Memorial Hospital, Martinez, California, which is part of the UC Davis School of Medicine network of affiliated residency programs. For three years, he gained experience as a locum tenens physician, working under a dozen state licenses. He completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, North Carolina, in conjunction with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, and then joined the faculty for five years. Subsequently, he was recruited to advance the science of hypogonadism and healthy aging in a private, cash-based practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. He restarted his academic career part-time at the University of Nevada School of Medicine (now the UNLV School of Medicine) and then joined the full-time faculty in 2010, advancing to associate professor of family medicine from 2012 to 2016.  In October 2016, Dr. Lin made the leap to solo practice. He lectures for the Nevada Academy of Family Physicians, chairs the AAFP's Geriatric Medicine Live Course, and serves as faculty for the AAFP’s Care of Chronic Conditions Live Course and for various Knowledge Self-Assessments (KSAs).