Dr. Helen T. Shin, MD

Dr. Helen T. Shin, MD

Pediatric Dermatology | Female | 48 years old

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  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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4.1 based on 21 responses
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Experience with Dr. Shin
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Shin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (21)
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in Demarest, NJ |
Dr Shin is absolutely amazing. She has been treating my son since he was 6 months old and he's 8 now. His primary dr was unable to effectively treat his eczema and right away Dr Shin not only improved his condition, but managed to control it and his skin is beautiful. While it may wax and wane, her treatment is always spot on and it clears up right away. She also treated him for another common skin rash that children get and completely got rid of it after 1 attempt, where his regular dr didn't.
Basking Ridge, NJ |
Over the years, I have taken my son to several dermatologists. Since he has been a patient of Dr Shins over the last few years, we have finally seen immense improvement in his condition. While most dermatologists guess and suggest treatment after treatment, she knows what she is talking about at the onset and hit the correct therapy on the head. She made recommendations that worked every time. This is very rare in dermatology and I recommend her to everyone. In addition, she is patient and kind.
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology

Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Lyme Disease
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Warts

Procedures Performed

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Weill Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    NYU Langone Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Shin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shin's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Shin

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Shin's Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.