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Dr. Stephen Lin joins Manteca Hall of Fame

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POSTED May 6, 2014 1:29 a.m.

Dr. Stephen Lin — an ophthalmologist extensively published and with a long history of serving South County patients — is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

The dinner and induction ceremonies for the Hall of Fame take place Saturday, May 10, at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. Tickets are $60 apiece and available at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club, 545 Alameda St., or by calling 239-KIDS.

Other members of the Class of 2014 are John Holbrook, government; Jeff Liotard, community service; Steve Winter, education; and Manteca’s “Golden Girls” — Evelyn Allen, Betty Bergthold, Kathryn Lauriston, and Selma Wrigglesworth, at-large.

Lin is a multi-talented physician who graduated from Manteca High School as the valedictorian in 1982. In addition to his academic achievements he was also recognized as an “AII Valley Oak League” tennis player. 

Lin attended Wheaton College in Illinois receiving Summa Cum Laude Honors. He attended the University of California, San Diego Medical School receiving recognition for outstanding research before receding his opthhamology traing at Stanford Unisersity where he also completed a fellowship in glaucoma. He serves on the clinical faculty at Stanford Medical Center as an assistant professor, utilizing his experience and expertise in instructing young physicians in ophthalmic surgery. Lin has many publications in his field that he has authored or co-authored. 

Lin, with encouragement from his father who is also a well-known physician in Manteca, returned to Manteca and established his Ophthalmology practice. Lin has served this community as the Chief of Surgery and Chief of Staff at Doctors Hospital. He has also served as the Medical Director at the San Joaquin Laser and Surgery Center. Lin has been serving the visual needs of the citizens of Manteca since 1996. 

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