Division of Rheumatology

Yih Chang Lin

Yih Chang Lin, MD

Assoc Professor, College of Medicine Internal Medicine

Contact Info Division of Rheumatology
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: ylin2@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-2201

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  • MD, Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, 2004

Recent Publications

  • Dalal DS, Lin YC, Brennan DM, Borkar N, Korman N, Husni ME. Quantifying harmful effects of psoriatic diseases on quality of life: Cardio-metabolic outcomes in psoriatic arthritis study (COMPASS). Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism. 44(6) : 641-5, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26058346
  • Lin YC, Dalal D, Brennan DM, Kim ES, Husni ME, Churton S, Korman NJ. Relationship between metabolic syndrome and carotid intima-media thickness: cross-sectional comparison between psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Arthritis Care Res. 66(1) : 97-103, 2014.
  • Dalal D, Lin YC, Brennan D, Cooper K, Korman N, Husni E. Quantifying the Harmful Effects of Psoriatic Diseases on Quality of Life (Meeting Abstract) Arthritis Care and Research. 63(10) : S729, 2013.
  • Lin YC, Hajj-Ali R, Calabrese L. Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis In: Netter Textbook of Internal Medicine, 3rd edition (Book Chapter). : 5-60, 2013.
  • Lin, Yih Chang MD; Yao, Qingping MD, PhD. Spider Angiomata as Heralding Feature of a Flare With Alveolar Hemorrhage in Apparent Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 19(4) : 218-220, 2013.
  • Lin YC, Oliveira GH, Villa-Forte A. Churg-Strauss syndrome and persistent heart failure: active disease or damage? J Clin Rheumatol. 19(7) : 390-2, 2013.
  • Castrejon I, Pincus T, Soubrier M, Lin YC , Dougados M. Relative efficiencies of joint counts and laboratory tests are no higher than patient-reported measures to document superior results in the the GUEPARD tight-control versus EPSOIR routine care cohorts Rheumatology. 52(10) : 1890-7, 2013.
  • Lin YC Hoffman G. Vasculitis, Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome and a Mass Lesion: a diagnostic quandary. Journal of Rheumatology (In review). , 2013.
  • Lin YC and Husni E. Updates on Psoriatic arthritis: Focus on heart of the matter. Rheumatology Practice News. , 2012.
  • Lin YC Dalal D Husni E. Psoriatic arthritis-update. MedConsult.. : online, 2011.
  • Lin YC Gomez M Navarra S. Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) associated vasculitis in 2 Filipino patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and thyroid involvement. Philippines Journal of Internal Medicine. 45(1) : 17-19, 2007.