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Andrew Lin, MD

Andrew Lin

Special Interests:
Urogynecology (Incontinence and prolapse)
General Gynecology
(707) 646-4100 Accepted Health Plans Locations:
NorthBay Center for Women's Health
1860 Pennsylvania Avenue
Suite 300B
Fairfield, CA

Professional Profile

At the core of all that I do as a doctor is a sincere desire to make a difference in people's lives. I want them to feel better leaving my office than when they came in the door. That's my goal.

I bring more than two decades of experience to the NorthBay OB/GYN practice, working with a diverse range of patient both in private practice and in a county hospital setting. At NorthBay, I helped to found the Center for Women's Health in 2008 and serve as medical director for Women's Health.

My decision to become a doctor is the result of a combination of factors: a love of life sciences and a desire to help others and fix things.

I chose obstetrics and gynecology because it allows me to care for my patients throughout their lifetimes - from puberty to childbearing, to menopause. It is the only specialty in medicine which offers this continuum of care throughout a patient's life.

I like to get to know my patients over a long time, and my approach to care is proactive. I partner with my patients in order to optimize their care, creating individual care plans for each. I have a special interest in urogynecology (incontinence procedures) and it has been a part of my practice since 1997. In addition, my practice includes general gynecology as well as infertility and obstetrics.

I enjoy what I do very much because I get to be a primary care physician and a surgeon but I always try non-invasive treatments first, before recommending any possible surgery. My patients range in age from teenagers to women going through menopause. As a physician, I try to listen as much as possible. I am open, honest and straightforward. I want to make a connection with my patients. I try to do the best job I can.

I get the greatest satisfaction in my work when I am able to help a patient who is suffering from pelvic problems, for example, and see them be able to go back to a normal, active life, doing the things they love to do. That is extremely rewarding.

When I am not working, I enjoy an active life, playing tennis, working out, traveling and spending time with my family, including my three sons.


Medical Degree, UHS/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL

Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Master’s Degree in Medical Management, USC


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Languages Spoken:


Hospital Affiliations:

NorthBay Hospital VacaValley Hospital