Dr. Cathy Shin, MD

Dr. Cathy Shin, MD

Pediatric Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 50
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Cathy Shin, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. She is 50 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

4650 W Sunset Blvd Fl 3

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders
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more than 77% of peers
Cancer
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more than 74% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
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more than 29% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shin "We specialize in state of the art surgical care. Our number one concern is a successful outcome for each and every one of our patients."
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Children's Hospital Of L A
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shin to family and friends
3.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Shin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shin accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shin has admitting privileges

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
4650 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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