Huey Chi-Yu Lin, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Huey Chi-Yu Lin, M.D.

Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine

To see if Huey Chi-Yu Lin is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Family and Community Medicine

Geriatric Medicine

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Get Directions

Phone: 916-734-3630

Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

My philosophy of care is to provide comprehensive care to all of my patients for which the specialty of Family Medicine provides from newborns to elders. In geriatric care, I focus on the goals of maximizing function and preserving independence. I will work closely and collaboratively with you, your family / personal support, and all members of your medical team to provide personalized, holistic care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Lin is a family medicine physician and geriatrician. He provides comprehensive care for the whole family and has additional fellowship training and expertise in care of the elderly.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Lin's academic interests are teaching and training of students and residents in the specialties of Family Medicine and Geriatrics. In Geriatrics, he focuses on healthy aging and delivery of health care in long-term care facilities and in the home setting. He also has interest in promoting quality improvement in the outpatient clinical setting.


Family and Community Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., Molecular and Cell Biology and History, UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1993

Medical School

M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY 1999


Family Medicine, Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill, Seattle WA 1999-2002


Geriatrics, Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill, Seattle WA 2002-2003

Named in Sacramento Magazine at one of the area’s ‘Top Doctors’ in Geriatrics, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020

UC Davis Family and Community Medicine Residency Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2016

Swedish Family Medicine Residency Pen Award, 2002

Rosok MJ, Yelton DE, Harris LJ, Bajorath J, Hellström KE, Hellström I, Cruz GA, Kristensson K, Lin H, Huse WD, Glaser SM. A combinatorial library strategy for the rapid humanization of anticarcinoma BR96 Fab. J Biol Chem. 1996 Sep 13;271(37):22611-8. doi:10.1074/jbc.271.37.22611. PMID:8798431.