Dr. Lawrence Shin, MD

Dr. Lawrence Shin, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Lawrence Shin, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 26 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:

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
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
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Kyphosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
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
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

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...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education

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

Dr. Shin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shin

4.0

Based on 88 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
(64)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
21.59090909090909%
(19)

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Dr. Shin is extremely knowledgeable and professional. Cares tremendously about his patients. Highly recommend!
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Dr. Shin and the staff did a wonderful job. We appreciate all the assistance!
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I am so happy with my care from Dr. Shin! He saved my back!
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Dr. Shin and his staff are amazing in assisting in patient care. I came to Dr. Shin almost unable to walk or sit normally so he suggested epidural injections in my back and now I am pain free!
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excellent, empathetic, thorough, known Dr. Shin since 2005!
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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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