Dr. In Shin, MD

Dr. In Shin, MD

Anterior Segment Ophthalmology  ·  
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Dr. In Shin, MD is an anterior segment ophthalmology specialist in Montgomery, AL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1999 and specializes in anterior segment ophthalmology, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

2752 Zelda Rd

Montgomery, AL 36106

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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  • Cigna
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 85% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Shin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shin "In C. Shin, MD graduated magna cum laude in mechanical engineering from the University of Alabama – Huntsville and received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1999. He completed his internship at Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham and his residency in ophthalmology at Tulane University in New Orleans. In addition, he completed a Cornea fellowship at the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute at the Oklahoma University Health Science Center in Oklahoma City. Board-certified in ophthalmology, Dr. Shin's focus includes DSAEK, corneal transplantation, no-stitch cataract surgery, ASA, refractive lensectomy, iLASIK using Advanced CustomVue technology, and glaucoma surgery. As an adjunct to his clinical practice, Dr. Shin also performs therapeutic and cosmetic blepharoplasty as well as BOTOX®. Originally from Korea, Dr. Shin is a naturalized citizen. He and his wife Lee are the busy parents of triplets."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shin "At Montgomery Eye Physicians, our mission is to serve our patients, employees and referring providers with a total commitment to quality, courtesy and professionalism."

7  Specialties

  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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26  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Alabama Huntsville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Tulane Univ Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Dean a McGee Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shin's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shin to family and friends
31 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
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Dr. Shin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

I recently had Lasik and have nothing but positive things to say about Dr. Shin and his staff. They were very courteous, patient and just pleasant to work with. Dr. Shin has a very kind bedside manner and fully explained everything each step of the way. Meredith was also very helpful from my...more
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Dr Shin was so professional. I'm glad I made the choice to have my Lasik done there. I was a bit nervous at first but he and his staff talked me through the whole process and the results are amazing. Meredith is a wonderful lady to be around, she kept me calm throughout the whole surgery.
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Dr. Shin did my LASIK surgery. He did a great job. He was very nice, calm, & helpful during the procedure. He was kind during my appointments as well.
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Thank you for the kind words!

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The staff was very professional and did an excellent job at making me feel comfortable before, during, and after the operation. I had my free consultation in less than a week, and the operation was the week after. Dr.Shin was very friendly and made the experience very easy. Would highly recommend...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Shin for several years. I always find him to be thorough, competent, concerned, and friendly. He provides the quality of eye care that I need and expect.
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