Amy X. Yin, MD


Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Science

Dr. Amy X. Yin is a board-certified physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation and sub-specializing in sports medicine. She is based at Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center in San Leandro, California. Her area of specialty is non-surgical musculoskeletal and performing arts medicine.

Education and Training

BS, Brown University
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Internship, University of Hawaii
Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Professional Positions

Medical School Admissions Advisor
MedSchoolCoach LLC
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician
Spherical Medical
Sports Medicine Physician
Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center

Honors and Awards

Partners in Excellence Award
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Partners HealthCare
Manuel J. Lipson Award
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Physician Hero Award
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Podiatry, and Sports Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center

Scholarly Activities

Peer-reviewed publications
  • Stracciolini A. Yin AX, Sugimoto D. Etiology and body area of injuries in young female dancers presenting to sports medicine clinic: A comparison by age group. Phys Sportsmed. 2015 Nov;43(4):342-7.
  • Yin AX, Sugimoto D, Martin DJ, Stracciolini A. Pediatric Dance Injuries: A Cross- Sectional Epidemiological Study. PMR. 2016 Apr;8(4):348-55.
  • Yin AX, Geminiani E, Quinn B, Owen M, Kinney S, McCrystal T, Stracciolini A. The Evaluation of Strength, Flexibility, and Functional Performance in the Adolescent Ballet Dancer During Intensive Dance Training. PMR. 2019 Jul;11(7):722-730.
Books and chapters
  • Ramey LN, Yin AX. Epidemiology of Injury in the Young Dancer. In: Solomon R, Solomon J, Micheli L.J. Prevention of Injuries in the Young Dancer. 1st Edition. Springer, 2017 July 5.
  • Yin AX, Gearhart M, Stracciolini A. Unique Considerations of the Young Dancer. In: Elson, L. Performing Arts Medicine. 1st Edition. St. Louis: Elsevier, 2018 Nov 29.
  • Yin AX, Mattie R, Kennedy DJ, Fredericson M. Peripheral Joint and Soft Tissue Injection Techniques. In: Chapman MW, James MA. Chapman’s Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery. 4th Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Medical Publishers, 2019 Jan 31.