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Dr. Wei-Hsin Lin



                     Dr. Wei-Hsin Lin



Current Positions

  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital
  • Member of Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association
  • Member of Taiwanese Joint reconstruction society  


Professional Experiences

  • Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology, Department of Orthopaedic surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsinchu Branch
  • Clinical fellow, Bone and Soft-Tissue Sarcoma service, Tokyo National Cancer Center
  • Advanced Clinical and Research Fellow, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
  • Attending Orthopaedic surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsinchu Branch
  • Residency and Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital.


  • National Taiwan University School of Medicine, M.D.  (1996 - 2003)



  • Orthopaedic oncology, cancer metastatic bone disease, bone and soft tissue tumor, sarcoma surgery and limb reconstruction
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • General orthopaedics, osteoporosis, joint reconstruction



  • Cancer bone metastasis
  • Sarcoma research


 Papers Publication

1. Su YJ, Lin WH, Chang YW, Wei KC, Liang CL, Chen SC, Lee JL. Polarized cell migration induces cancer type-specific CD133/integrin/Src/Akt/GSK3β/β-catenin signaling required for maintenance of cancer stem cell properties. Oncotarget. 2015 Nov 10;6(35):38029-45.

2. Chang YW, Su YJ, Hsiao M, Wei KC, Lin WH, Liang CL, Chen SC, Lee JL. Diverse Targets of β-Catenin during the Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Define Cancer Stem Cells and Predict Disease Relapse. Cancer Res. 2015 Aug 15;75(16):3398-410

3. Su YJ, Chang YW, Lin WH, Liang CL, Lee JL. An aberrant nuclear localization of E-cadherin is a potent inhibitor of Wnt/β-catenin-elicited promotion of the cancer stem cell phenotype. Oncogenesis. 2015 Jun 15;4:e157

4. Tsung-Yu Lan; Wei-Hsin Lin; Jih-Hsin Huang; Chih-Hung Chang; Rong-Sen Yang; Jui-Sheng Sun; Chih-Yu Chen. Traumatic Femoral Vein Rupture Resulting in Compartment Syndrome with Concomitant Closed Femoral Diaphyseal Fracture. JBJS CASE CONNECTOR VOLUME 2 NUMBER 2 APRIL 25, 2012

5. Chen CY, Wu K, Lin WH, Lan TY, Wang SY, Sun JS, Weng PW, Yen RF, Yang RS. High false negative rate of Tc-99m MDP whole-body bone scintigraphy in detecting skeletal metastases for patients with hepatoma. J Formos Med Assoc. 2012 Mar;111(3):140-6.

6. Chen CH, Wu T, Sun JS, Lin WH, Chen CY. Unusual causes of carpal tunnel syndrome: space occupying lesions.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2012 Jan;37(1):14-9.

7.   Lin WH, Lan TY, Chen CY, Wu K, Yang RS. Similar local control between phenol- and ethanol-treated giant cell tumors of bone. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Nov;469(11):3200-8

8. Hou HY, Wu K, Wang CT, Chang SM, Lin WH, Yang RS . Treatment of unicameral bone cyst: surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Mar;93 Suppl 1:92-9.

9. Hu MH, Jian YM, Hsueh YT, Lin WH, Yang RS. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis in an adult with panhypopituitarism.Orthopedics. 2011 Mar 11;34(3):222. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20110124-27.

10. Chen CY, Hsueh YT, Lan TY, Lin WH, Wu K, Yang RS. Pelvic skeletal metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma with sarcomatous change: a case report. Diagn Pathol. 2010 May 25;5:33.

11. Hou HY, Wu K, Wang CT, Chang SM, Lin WH, Yang RS Treatment of unicameral bone cyst: a comparative study of selected techniques. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Apr;92(4):855-62.