1185 Elm St. Canby, Oregon 97013
TEL 503 723-4660 FAX 503 266-6649
CLINIC HOURS Monday - Friday 7:30 AM-7:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Tom Lin, MDFAMILY PRACTICE Tom Lin, MD received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2008. He completed his residency at York Hospital, in York, PA in 2011.Dr. Lin became board certified in Family Medicine in 2011 and practiced in Arizona from 2011-2015 and at the Clackamas County Health Center from 2015-2016.
Dr. Lin chose Family Practice as it gave him the flexibility to see patients of all ages and conditions. He also has the privilege to follow patients over time and to know them well. Building a strong doctor-patient relationship earns him trust and confidence from his patients. Dr. Lin can perform various procedures such as joint injection, skin biopsy and casting.
In 2015, Dr. Lin received Cigna Designated Physician award based on quality review and cost data of physicians participating with Cigna and was a nominee for Bravo! made by colleagues recognizing exceptional work and positive employee connection.
Dr. Lin can speak Spanish & Mandarin. He enjoys reading and running, in which he has completed several marathons. In his spare time likes to watch sports, in particular the NBA, especially the Portland Trailblazers.
Melvin Yamase, MDINTERNAL MEDICINE Melvin Yamase, MD joined the practice at Pacific Medical Group, Canby Clinic in August 2014. He received his medical degree from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine in May 1986.
Dr. Yamase completed his residency at Providence Portland Medical Center 1989 and completed Chief Residency in 1990. He became Board Certified in Internal Medicine in September 1989. For 12 years, Dr. Yamase was Medical Director of Sunnyside Medical Group from 1992-2004.
He chose Internal Medicine because he believes it is the specialty that allows him, as a physician, to oversee the health care needs of the whole person. Dr. Yamase believes there is a huge interplay between one's physical health and the social, psychological and spiritual aspect of a person’s well-being. As an internist, he is able to address all of these areas. Dr. Yamase encourages patients to be actively involved in their own medical care by asking questions and discussing treatment options. He is a strong advocate of preventing disease before it happens.
Dr. Yamase was born and raised in Hawaii and graduated from Whitworth University in Spokane. He returned to Hawaii for medical school and has lived in Canby since 2000 and he has always wondered what it would be like to practice in the community he lives in. Dr. Yamase feels this practice will allow him to do that and give back to his community in a very concrete way. He is excited about this.
Dr. Yamase likes to spend his free time with his wife and family, gardening, finding fun restaurants to explore and being involved in his church as they strive to be more locally and globally active.