Dr. Joongho Shin, MD

Dr. Joongho Shin, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Joongho Shin, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med in 2004 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

1441 EASTLAKE AVE Ste 7418

Los Angeles, CA 90089

Contact Information

(323) 865-3690

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
high
more than 85% of peers
Anal Fistula
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Shin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Shin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shin "Joongho Shin, MD has clinical expertise in treating colon and rectal cancer using minimally invasive techniques including Da Vinci robotic assisted surgery. He provides individualized, expert care in all spectrum of colorectal diseases and conditions in discrete and caring manner. Dr. Shin has interest in hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome. During his residency, he conducted research in an NIH-funded lab regarding microsatellite unstable colorectal cancer and published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Shin is board-certified in general surgery and colorectal surgery and active in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons"

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shin does not have any board certifications listed.

25  Conditions Treated

30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shin's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shin to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Finally! A doctor that cares and takes the time to explain things to you and give you peace of mind! I visited with Dr. Shin after I had already seen another doctor about my same issue. the other doctor recommended surgery based off of looking at my problem for about 10 seconds. Dr. Shin did a...more
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