Patient Care Philosophy

Dr. Lin’s philosophy of treatment is to help every patient in meeting their needs individually, and develop a tailored treatment plan based on each patient’s needs. He also believes in educating patients on their ailments to support their recovery.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry



Greater Texas Education Foundation/ HCA Houston Healthcare West
Podiatry/ Foot & Ankle Surgery
Houston, TX

Medical School

Dr. William M. School College of Podiatric Medicine
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Chicago, IL

Undergraduate School

University of California – Berkeley
Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cell Biology
Berkeley, CA

Hospital Affiliated With

Memorial Hermann Health System
HCA Houston Healthcare system
Methodist Health System

Professional Associations

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Personal Interests

Dr. Haonan Lin is excited to settle and raise his new family in Houston. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking ethnic foods with his wife, exploring the world, hiking and running, listening to and discovering new music, as well as spending time with his family.


Dr. Haonan (Tom) Lin DPM, AACFAS, is a board-certified podiatrist practicing at Nucare Foot and Ankle Specialists. Dr. Lin graduated from UC-Berkeley, where he majored in Molecular and Cell biology. Dr. Lin received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) with honors from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. While enrolled at medical school, Dr. Haonan Lin was recognized for conducting research on the biomarkers to determine healing potential of diabetic foot ulceration. He was also a member of the National Podiatric Honor and Service societies.

After podiatric medical school, Dr. Lin moved to Houston where he completed an extensive three-year foot and ankle surgical residency at HCA Houston Healthcare West. Dr. Lin has developed expertise in treating podiatric related problems including, but not limited to, bunions, foot and ankle trauma(Internal/External Fixation), foot and ankle deformities and pain, sports injuries, diabetic foot and ulceration, and limb salvage.