Shu Lin, MD - Medicare Thoracic Surgery in Lumberton, NC

Shu Lin, MD is a medicare enrolled "Thoracic Surgery (cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)" physician in Lumberton, North Carolina. He went to Duke University School Of Medicine and graduated in 1992 and has 29 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of the group practice Private Diagnostic Clinic, Pllc and his current practice location is 403 W 27th St, Lumberton, North Carolina. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (910) 671-6619.

Shu Lin is licensed to practice in North Carolina (license number 94-00095) and he also participates in the medicare program. He accepts medicare assignments (which means he accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and his NPI Number is 1003990912.

Contact Information

Shu Lin, MD
403 W 27th St,
Lumberton, NC 28358-3019
(910) 671-6619
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Physician's Profile

Full NameShu Lin
GenderMale
SpecialityThoracic Surgery
Experience29 Years
Location403 W 27th St, Lumberton, North Carolina
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. He accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Shu Lin attended and graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1992
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1003990912
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 10/25/2006
  • Last Update Date: 10/18/2012
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 2860472206
  • Enrollment ID: I20040724000428

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Shu Lin such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1003990912NPI-NPPES
891366MMedicaidNC

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
208G00000XThoracic Surgery (cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) 94-00095 (North Carolina)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Duke Regional HospitalDurham, NCAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Private Diagnostic Clinic, Pllc13552543682214

Medicare Reassignments

Some practitioners may not bill the customers directly but medicare billing happens through clinics / group practice / hospitals where the provider works. Medicare reassignment of benefits is a mechanism by which practitioners allow third parties to bill and receive payment for medicare services performed by them. Shu Lin allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NamePrivate Diagnostic Clinic, Pllc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1457389033
PECOS PAC ID: 1355254368
Enrollment ID: O20031204000577

Medicare Part D Prescriber Enrollment

Any physician or other eligible professional who prescribes Part D drugs must either enroll in the Medicare program or opt out in order to prescribe drugs to their patients with Part D prescription drug benefit plans. Shu Lin is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Shu Lin, MD
40 Duke Medicine Cir,
Durham, NC 27710-4000

Ph: (919) 684-8111
Shu Lin, MD
403 W 27th St,
Lumberton, NC 28358-3019

Ph: (910) 671-6619

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Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) Doctors in Lumberton, NC

George C Hughes Iv, M.D.
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 403 W 27th St, Lumberton, NC 28358
Phone: 919-684-8111    
Dr. Carmelo A Milano, M.D.
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 403 W 27th St, Lumberton, NC 28358
Phone: 919-684-8111    
Dr. Andrew J Lodge, M.D.
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 2936 N Elm St, Lumberton, NC 28358
Phone: 919-684-8111    

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