Dr. Kirsten Lin was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area and currently lives in the North Hills with her family. She graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, as well as a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. She went on to receive her M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital.
Dr. Lin previously practiced medicine in Western PA for 12 years as an employee of large health systems, where she did not feel able to provide the best possible care for her patients. As a result, in October 2017, Dr. Lin opened Family Matters Direct Primary Care (Family Matters DPC) in Hampton Township, where she provides affordable, personalized healthcare without all the red tape.
Dr. Lin is also a regional lecturer and has been featured on various radio programs, educating healthcare workers as well as the general public about Direct Primary Care services and care options.
North Allegheny Distinguished Alumni
North Allegheny Foundation
Who’s Next in Health & Fitness
The Incline Magazine
Healthcare Executive Leadership Forum, Pittsburgh Business Group on Health
40 Under 40
Best Resident Teacher Award
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program
Summer Research Certificate of Merit
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Student Geriatric Scholars Program
John A. Hartford/American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR)