Dr. Helen Shin, MD

Dr. Helen Shin, MD

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Pediatric Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Helen Shin, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. She specializes in pediatric dermatology and dermatology.

Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology Center

155 Polifly Rd Ste 101

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Insurance Accepted

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Shin treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Skin Infections more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Shin treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Acne
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Acne more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Shin treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Shin's conditions and procedures:

Acanthosis Nigricans
Acne
Acne Surgery
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Birthmark
Cancer
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cellulitis
Cold Sore
Dermatitis
Dermatomyositis
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Dry Skin
Erythema Multiforme
Excision of Skin Lesion
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Granuloma of Skin
Hair Loss
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
Hives
Impetigo
Intertrigo
Keloid Scar
Lichen Planus
Lipomas
Lyme Disease
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Parapsoriasis
Pemphigoid
Pityriasis Rosea
Plantar Wart
Psoriasis
Rash
Ringworm
Rosacea
Scabies
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Shingles
Skin Biopsy
Skin Discoloration
Skin Diseases
Skin Infections
Skin Lesion
Telogen Effluvium
Tinea Versicolor
Ulcer
Wart Removal
Warts

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Education

  • 2001
    NYU Langone Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 1997
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School
    1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shin

3.8

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(15)
4 Stars
12%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
8%
(2)
1 Star
20%
(5)

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Shin's Performance
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Dr. Helen knows what she is doing. She is professional and I trust her to treat my sons. She is a very caring kind doctor who is serious about treating children correctly and I would highly recommend her. All the times I've been to her office, her diagnosis and treatments have been correct.
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This doctor is unprofessional. Her curt tone is completely unprofessional. Her bedside manner leaves parents feeling as if they are completely incompetitent. It is so discouraging to be mocked by a physician. Stay away from this doctor.
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Beware parents who want to see Dr. Shin! She should not be a pediatric doctor/dermatologist because she just is not compassionate for a child. And she has a bad bedside manner. I have a 8 month daughter with an atopic dermatitis. As soon as she saw her, she used a condescending tone on me saying...Read More
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Impossible to get anyone on the phone. They never ever pick up - not for apps, not for follow ups - NEVER.
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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...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

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

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