Dr. Helen Shin, MD

Dr. Helen Shin, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Helen Shin, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in 1995 and specializes in pediatric dermatology and dermatology.

Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology Center

155 Polifly Rd Ste 101

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Shin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
more than 86% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 81% of peers
more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatric Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated


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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


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

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
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Shin's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Livingston
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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in Paramus, NJ
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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in Ft Lee, NJ
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...more
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in Ramsey, NJ
Impossible to get anyone on the phone. They never ever pick up - not for apps, not for follow ups - NEVER.
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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...more
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