Dr. Lawrence Shin, MD

Dr. Lawrence Shin, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Lawrence Shin, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

10705 Charter Dr Ste 430

Columbia, MD 21044

Contact Information

(410) 368-8323

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Shin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Spondylolisthesis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Shin treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Shin treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Shin's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Ankle Fracture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spondylitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Compression Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Sprain
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Dislocation
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Kyphosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Neuroplasty
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebral Column Tumors
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

When I am entrusted to provide care for my patients, it is an intimate experience. My patients share personal details regarding how their spine limits their relationships, they open up about their doubts and fears, and they express their hopes and ex...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education

UCLA & Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1992
SUNY / Buffalo General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1991
UCLA Med Center
Residency Hospital
1986
Harvard Med Sch
Medical School
1982
Northwestern University
Undergraduate School
1992
1991
1986
1982

Dr. Shin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shin

4.1

Based on 93 reviews

5 Stars
74.19354838709677%
(69)
4 Stars
2.150537634408602%
(2)
3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(3)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20.43010752688172%
(19)

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I have had 2 fusion surgeries by Dr. Shin and my experience has been awesome.
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Dr. Shin helping me is one of the most fortunate incidents of my life.
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I am very grateful that Dr. Shin was on duty the weekend I was in the ER
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My experience here was absolutely amazing. I came in with severe back pain and Dr. Shin suggested epidural steroid injections, after 2 shots I was pain free and I am back to full function.
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Dr. Shin is extremely knowledgeable and professional. Cares tremendously about his patients. Highly recommend!
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sun: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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