Dr. Edward Shin, MD

Sports Medicine •  Male • Age 42
  
Dr. Shin
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Orthopedic Specialists, INC

2100 Webster St Ste 331 San Francisco, CA 94115

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(415) 346-1114

Dr. Edward Shin, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in San Francisco, CA. He is affiliated with medical facilities California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus and St. Mary's Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shin to book an appointment.


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Dr. Shin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
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Choice Plus POS
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Dr. Shin's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Shin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shin

4.9

Based on 83 ratings

5 Stars
95.18072289156626%
(79)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (80)
  • Explained conditions well (80)
  • Listened & answered questions (80)
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  • Long wait times (69)
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
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Dr. Shin listens very well and indeed genuinely cares about your needs. He illustrates your injury visually and clearly. I like it that he performs surgery only because the other options failed. He is trustworthy and has best bedside manner.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Lila in San Francisco – May 16, 2019
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He is very Knowledgeable, he knows how to cure your pain and I think that what most people want
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Nagham in San Francisco , CA – Dec 25, 2018
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Dr Shin is very nice. He explains everything thoroughly, he reconstructed my acl and everything turned out fine. Probably should have not worried as much, knowing how good dr Shin is.
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Dec 21, 2018
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Dr.Shin is very professional, listening your questions and providing solutions, also I was scared for my surgery and he was very kind. Hip artroscopy ,core decompression, aspirate bone marrow.
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Anton Nuñez in San Francisco – Nov 29, 2018
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I feel very lucky to have been referred to Dr. Shin. Super friendly and easy to talk to, he's also obviously really smart and skilled too. He came up with a treatment plan to relieve chronic leg pain at a time when my other doctors seemed stymied. The surgery experience was very smooth and professional, and the surgery itself seemed very contained and precise. The follow-up was smooth and professional as well very clear instructions and no complications. Very impressed and appreciative!
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San Francisco – Nov 28, 2018
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Very pleasant atmosphere, informative, caring, understanding, knowledgeable and patient. He does an excellent job for surgery and follow-up..
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Alicia in Richmond, CA – Oct 26, 2018
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Dr. Shin was awesome! He’s very knowledgeable and thorough in his explanations. That said, he’s really busy but has a great team of very responsive medical assistants to answer follow up questions.
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Oct 19, 2018
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Dr. Shin took time and care to explain to me the recommended procedure and possible outcomes. I appreciated that it was as important to him as it was to me that I have a good understanding of the surgery plan. After surgery he went into detail to describe what he saw in my knee and what he repaired. I have been extremely satisfied with my experience with Dr. Shin and his team and would highly recommended!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Oct 12, 2018
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Great guy and very good at explaining the vaguearies of the human joints to us lay-folk. Always concerned that I understood what the diagnosis was, and what the treatment wouldinvolve, and what we hoped to achieve with that treatment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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John Keck in San Francisco, CA – Oct 12, 2018
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I had knee pain and severe grinding of my knee bones after an accident. I was recommended to AO Sports Med by urgent care a few months after. The office staff was helpful and kind. Dr. Shin was very professional, timely, and listened to what I said. After additional imaging he informed me that 60% of the people who had my injury could recover with PT. After trying PT I elected to have the surgery. Surgery was 2 weeks ago, it went great, and it appears I’ll have little scaring. Highly recommended
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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San Francisco, CA – Oct 11, 2018
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My experience of surgery with Dr. Shin, has been amazing. He guaranteed me relief, from extreme knee wear and tear. And that he has with my first surgery, it’s been 2 weeks with my second knee surgery, I look forward to visiting his practice, for I value his professional care, which I know has moved on to a more stronger second knee. I highly recommend his service and care, I’m looking forward to be back as a cement finisher in 4-6 months. On do what I have been missing due to chronic knee
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Jeffery Jessop in San Francisco, CA – Sep 12, 2018
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Dr. Shin's great! He performed a major hip surgery for me with ease. Dr Shin's remarkably professional and made me feel comfortable through the entire treatment process. He really knows his stuff and I found that quite comforting. Everything from the first consultation to the follow up appointments went smoothly. I would highly recommend Dr. Shin for anything hip related!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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ksj in Berkeley, CA – Sep 01, 2018
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Easy to get appointments. MRI was scheduled quickly with surgery following.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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gene samas in SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Aug 27, 2018
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I Would highly recommend Dr Shin because he doesn't beat around the bush he pretty much tell you what to to expect and that pretty much what you get
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Rosa María Maldonado in San Francisco , CA – Aug 24, 2018
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Dr. Shin aand his team are very professional and he is such a great doctor. The moment I met him he made me feel secure about my procedure for my hip replacement. He is very knowledgeable and patient. His team sido made feel very comfortable at all times. I would recommend Dr. Shin to anyone looking for a hip replacement surgeon or anything big else.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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SAN FRANCISCO – Jul 06, 2018
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Dr. Shin was very thorough in explaining details of my injury and solutions for my healing. He also was realistic and conservative in the benefits of surgery for me. I would strongly recommend Dr. Shin to people seeking orthopedic solutions and healing.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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stuart rudick in tiburon -belevedere, CA – Jun 29, 2018
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Dr. Shin is an excellent doctor. Been a long road with my injury but he stuck with me and listened. Great staff too!!! ????????
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Jodi in San Francisco , CA – Jun 16, 2018
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My entire experience with Dr Shin, from initial visit through post surgery, has been exceptional. He took great care to ensure that I understood my diagnosis, and was comfortable with my treatment options. Dr Shin and his team have been in constant communication, and made my surgical experience so easy. Even my physical therapist said she loves working with Dr Shin’s patients because he is so involved in the recovery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Jennifer in San Francisco – May 24, 2018
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Dr Shin not only has great talent as a surgeon, but he is also a great guy. Fantastic bedside manner, knowledge, and people skills. I totally trust him, everything he says comes true, and I can’t imagine having a more positive experience than I have had with him. I have had multiple experiences with him and they have always been really good. His team and office staff are also great, very personable, and professional. My highest recommendation goes out to him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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James Mulvihill in San Francisco, CA – May 06, 2018
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Dr. Shin is a great surgeon. He’s very thorough in explaining the procedure and what to expect. He’s easy to reach for any questions and constantly checking in with me. My recovery is going really well!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Z in San Francisco, CA – Mar 17, 2018
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About Me

Our goal is to make your relationship with us as successful as possible. Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has thrived because of the thousands of satisfied and devoted patients who have become the referral source for family and friends. We believe in making certain that you not only understand the surgical process, but also play an integral role in the decision making process. 

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

Education

ABMS - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery

Languages

  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Locations

Orthopedic Specialists, INC

SF Hip and Knee Institute2100 Webster St Ste 331 San Francisco, CA 94115
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Affiliated Hospitals

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California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus

San Francisco, CA

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

St. Mary's Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average