EBJ Proliance Surgeons (A.K.A Everett Bone & Joint)

Dr. Kenneth Lin, MD


Personal Statement

Restoring your quality of life is a collaborative effort. By understanding you, your lifestyle and the problems you are experiencing I can better tailor my treatment recommendations, both surgical and non-surgical, to you as an individual. Equally important, your understanding of the problem and the treatment plan we’ve decided upon allows for the best outcome possible.


Clinical Focus

Arthroscopic rotator cuff surgeries, Shoulder replacement surgeries (Total and Reversed), Tendon transfers, Shoulder fractures, Knee Arthroscopy, General orthopedics.


Undergraduate Degree

Johns Hopkins University

Medical Degree

University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

Residency Training

Medical College Of Wisconsin


The Carrell Clinic - Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship


  • Providence Everett Medical Center
  • Evergreen Health Medical Center Kirkland
  • Evergreen Health Monroe
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery


Photography, travel, cooking, woodworking.

Patient Education by Dr. Kenneth Lin

DeLee & Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Lin K.C., Krishnan S.G. 2010. Rotator cuff: 1. Impingement lesions in adult and adolescent athletes. In JC DeLee et al., eds., DeLee and Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Principles and Practice, 3rd ed., vol. 1, pp. 986–1015. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

Subscapularis Repair After Shoulder Arthroplasty

Krishnan, S.G., Stewart, D.G., Reineck, J.R., Lin, K.C., Buzzell, J.E., Burkhead, W.Z. 2009. Subscapularis repair after shoulder arthroplasty: biomechanical and clinical validation of a novel technique. J Shoulder and Elbow Surg 18(2):184-92

OKU 9: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update

Lin, K.C., Krishnan, S.G., Shoulder Bone: Trauma. OKU9

Biologic Resurfacing Of The Arthritic Glenohumeral Joint

Burkhead, W.Z., Jr., Krishnan S.G., Lin, K.C. 2007. Biologic resurfacing of the arthritic glenohumeral joint: Historical review and current applications. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16(5 Suppl): S248-53.

Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

Lin, K.C., Krishnan, S.G., Burkhead, W.Z, Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. OKU Shoulder and Elbow 3

Rockwood And Matsen’s The Shoulder

Burkhead W.Z., Habermeyer P., Walch G., Lin K. 2009. The Biceps Tendon. In CA Rockwood et al., The Shoulder, 4th ed., vol. 2, pp 1309-1360. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.