Kevin Tin, MD

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

749 61st Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Doctorpedia Profile

Dr. Kevin Tin strongly believes in patient education and preventative medicine. He bridges communication and cultural barriers to obtain appropriate competent care in a community that suffers from many stomach, liver and and intestinal illnesses. He is excited to bring his expertise to Doctorpedia.

Education

  • Plymouth State University

  • Stony Brook University

  • American University of Antigua

  • Quantic School of Business and Technology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

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Kevin Tin, MD

5 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Prevention

Suppose you want to know how to prevent gallstones. In that case, there are several lifestyle changes based on regulating the digestive process that you can make to reduce the risk. People who are overweight...

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Kevin Tin, MD

5 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – How Common are Gallstones

Gallstones are a widespread condition. Each year, nearly 1 million people in the United States are diagnosed with gallstones. About a quarter of those will need treatment, usually in the form of surgery. In addition,...

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Kevin Tin, MD

5 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Home Remedies

Most home remedies do not have any scientific evidence to support them. Some nutritional supplements may help with reducing the risk of the gallstones. These include vitamin C, iron, and lecithin. It would be best...

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Kevin Tin, MD

5 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Risk Factors

Several factors can contribute to you developing gallstones. Some factors like your age, race, and family history cannot be changed. However, other factors such as diet and weight can be. If you have a family...

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Kevin Tin, MD

6 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Gallstones and Kidney Stones

A kidney stone is also a stone that forms in your body. So what is the difference between gallstones versus kidney stones? Well, the difference is, of course, where the two different stones form. As...

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Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Medication

Your doctor may prescribe you laxatives or suppositories to soften your stool and eliminate unnecessary straining during a bowel movement. Any itching or swelling can be treated with over-the-counter hemorrhoidal creams, ointments, or pads. These...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Medical Procedures

If the at-home treatments don’t help and you’re still suffering symptoms for after a week, you may need a medical procedure. Typically, the treatment will involve different techniques to cause scar tissue to form in...

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Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Diagnosis

So, how do you know if you have hemorrhoids? Your doctor will usually make a diagnosis based on your medical history and a physical exam. They will ask you about your eating and toilet habits...

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Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – At Home Treatments

You can do most of your hemorrhoid treatment at home without needing to see your doctor or your healthcare provider. The main aim of any treatment is to reduce the strain around the anus and...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Alternative Remedies

There are several natural remedies for hemorrhoids. Some patients suffering from hemorrhoids use witch hazel extract, which is a natural substance that can help tissues shrink. It also has properties that work as an anti-inflammatory...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – When to see a Doctor

You should consult your doctor if you have any cases of persistent or severe rectal bleeding, or if there’s significant pain. If symptoms are mild, then trying at-home treatment remedies may be used up to...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Risk Factors

As you age, the tissues that support the veins and your rectum and anus often stretch and weaken, increasing your risk of developing hemorrhoids later in life. However, hemorrhoids can also develop earlier in life...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Prevention

The best way to prevent hemorrhoids is to take steps to avoid hard stools and constipation. This involves making sure you drink enough water throughout your day. It also requires increasing the amount of high...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Complications

Hemorrhoids can be chronic and often painful, but only in rare circumstances do any complications result from having them. You may, for example, get a chance of bleeding hemorrhoids caused by a blood clot rupturing...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Causes

It is hard to say what exactly causes hemorrhoids. In simple terms, it’s too much irritation or pressure being exerted on the veins around the anus. That pressure might be caused by several factors, including...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Prevalence

Hemorrhoids are extremely common. And most people are unaware that they even have them. About one in 20 Americans suffer from the condition, and it typically affects both men and women equally. Men tend to...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Overview

Surrounding your anus and lower rectum is a network of veins that can expand and contract. When these veins become inflamed or swollen, the condition is known as hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids can often be uncomfortable to...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Early Signs

There are several signs of hemorrhoids that may lead you to suspect you have the condition. If you are experiencing unexplained anal pain, it may signify that the veins are swollen and being squeezed by...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – When to see a Doctor

If you experience sudden upper abdominal or back pain, nausea, vomiting, fever or chills, then you should make an appointment to see your doctor. Another reason to consult your doctor is if you’d start to...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Treatment

Most patients with gallstones are asymptomatic. Unless they are causing you pain, you generally don’t need to do anything to treat the gallstones. Sometimes, you may even end up unknowingly passing a gallstone. When the...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

5 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Prevention

Suppose you want to know how to prevent gallstones. In that case, there are several lifestyle changes based on regulating the digestive process that you can make to reduce the risk. People who are overweight...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

5 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – How Common are Gallstones

Gallstones are a widespread condition. Each year, nearly 1 million people in the United States are diagnosed with gallstones. About a quarter of those will need treatment, usually in the form of surgery. In addition,...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

5 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Home Remedies

Most home remedies do not have any scientific evidence to support them. Some nutritional supplements may help with reducing the risk of the gallstones. These include vitamin C, iron, and lecithin. It would be best...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

5 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Risk Factors

Several factors can contribute to you developing gallstones. Some factors like your age, race, and family history cannot be changed. However, other factors such as diet and weight can be. If you have a family...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

6 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Gallstones and Kidney Stones

A kidney stone is also a stone that forms in your body. So what is the difference between gallstones versus kidney stones? Well, the difference is, of course, where the two different stones form. As...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Medication

Your doctor may prescribe you laxatives or suppositories to soften your stool and eliminate unnecessary straining during a bowel movement. Any itching or swelling can be treated with over-the-counter hemorrhoidal creams, ointments, or pads. These...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Medical Procedures

If the at-home treatments don’t help and you’re still suffering symptoms for after a week, you may need a medical procedure. Typically, the treatment will involve different techniques to cause scar tissue to form in...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Diagnosis

So, how do you know if you have hemorrhoids? Your doctor will usually make a diagnosis based on your medical history and a physical exam. They will ask you about your eating and toilet habits...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – At Home Treatments

You can do most of your hemorrhoid treatment at home without needing to see your doctor or your healthcare provider. The main aim of any treatment is to reduce the strain around the anus and...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Alternative Remedies

There are several natural remedies for hemorrhoids. Some patients suffering from hemorrhoids use witch hazel extract, which is a natural substance that can help tissues shrink. It also has properties that work as an anti-inflammatory...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – When to see a Doctor

You should consult your doctor if you have any cases of persistent or severe rectal bleeding, or if there’s significant pain. If symptoms are mild, then trying at-home treatment remedies may be used up to...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Risk Factors

As you age, the tissues that support the veins and your rectum and anus often stretch and weaken, increasing your risk of developing hemorrhoids later in life. However, hemorrhoids can also develop earlier in life...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Prevention

The best way to prevent hemorrhoids is to take steps to avoid hard stools and constipation. This involves making sure you drink enough water throughout your day. It also requires increasing the amount of high...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Complications

Hemorrhoids can be chronic and often painful, but only in rare circumstances do any complications result from having them. You may, for example, get a chance of bleeding hemorrhoids caused by a blood clot rupturing...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Causes

It is hard to say what exactly causes hemorrhoids. In simple terms, it’s too much irritation or pressure being exerted on the veins around the anus. That pressure might be caused by several factors, including...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Prevalence

Hemorrhoids are extremely common. And most people are unaware that they even have them. About one in 20 Americans suffer from the condition, and it typically affects both men and women equally. Men tend to...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Overview

Surrounding your anus and lower rectum is a network of veins that can expand and contract. When these veins become inflamed or swollen, the condition is known as hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids can often be uncomfortable to...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Hemorrhoids – Early Signs

There are several signs of hemorrhoids that may lead you to suspect you have the condition. If you are experiencing unexplained anal pain, it may signify that the veins are swollen and being squeezed by...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – When to see a Doctor

If you experience sudden upper abdominal or back pain, nausea, vomiting, fever or chills, then you should make an appointment to see your doctor. Another reason to consult your doctor is if you’d start to...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Treatment

Most patients with gallstones are asymptomatic. Unless they are causing you pain, you generally don’t need to do anything to treat the gallstones. Sometimes, you may even end up unknowingly passing a gallstone. When the...

Watch and Share
Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Diagnosis

Your doctor will first check you for any changes in skin color or the whites of your eyes to help them diagnose a case of gallstones. If either has developed a yellowish tint, it may...

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Kevin Tin, MD

14 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Symptoms

Symptoms and signs of gallstones can vary. You may experience a sudden and rapidly increasing pain, either in the center or upper right section of your abdomen. Sometimes, this pain may come after you eat...

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Kevin Tin, MD

18 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Complications

There are several complications associated with gallstones. If a gallstone becomes stuck in the gallbladder’s neck or cystic duct, it can cause the gallbladder to become inflamed. This condition is known as Coli cystitis. Patients...

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Kevin Tin, MD

18 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Causes

What causes gallstones is not exactly clear. Some medical professionals believe that it may be caused by an excess amount of cholesterol being released from the liver. Usually, the bile from your gallbladder will contain...

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Kevin Tin, MD

18 days ago

Videos

Pancreatitis – Treatment

Pancreatitis needs to be treated promptly. Untreated pancreatitis can lead to serious complications. Standard treatments for pancreatitis include fasting, which is done generally for few days to prevent pancreatic stimulation, and inflammation. Large volumes of...

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Kevin Tin, MD

18 days ago

Videos

Pancreatitis – Symptoms

The symptoms of acute and chronic pancreatitis usually vary In acute pancreatitis, symptoms may include severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, fever, and tenderness in the abdomen. In severe cases, pancreatic necrosis, fluid in the...

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Kevin Tin, MD

23 days ago

Videos

Pancreatitis – Overview

Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas, which can be acute or chronic. Acute pancreatitis is when there is sudden inflammation to the pancreas with digestive enzymes attacking the pancreas, which usually manifests as upper abdominal...

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Kevin Tin, MD

23 days ago

Videos

Pancreatitis – Causes

Pancreatitis can be caused by many factors, which include gallstones, alcohol abuse, cystic fibrosis, genetic mutations, infection, abdominal injury, and smoking, as well as high levels of triglycerides and calcium in the blood. The most...

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Kevin Tin, MD

23 days ago

Videos

Gallstones – Overview

You have been experiencing pain in your abdomen and after consultation with your doctor, they have diagnosed you with gallstones. But what are gallstones exactly? Gallstones are hardened deposits of digestive fluid that form inside...

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Kevin Tin, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Diverticulitis – Treatments

So what are the treatment options for diverticulitis? The treatment options, depending on if you have acute or chronic diverticulitis, the severity, and any associated complications. In most patients with mild to moderate acute diverticulitis,...

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Kevin Tin, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Diverticulitis – Symptoms

So what are the symptoms of diverticulitis? Diverticulitis symptoms can vary between acute and chronic diverticulitis and also the degree of inflammation involved. In acute diverticulitis, when there’s sudden inflammation of the involved [?] of...

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Kevin Tin, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Diverticulitis – Causes

So what exactly causes diverticulosis? The exact cause of diverticulosis is largely unknown, but the common health theory is that lack of dietary fiber or constipation over time will lead to these low sac-like protrusions,...

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