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Dr. Paul Shin, MD

Anesthesiology ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Shin

Medina Pain Management

970 E Washington St Ste 5C Medina, OH 44256

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(330) 721-5700


Dr. Paul Shin, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Medina, OH and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical College of Ohio in 1990 and specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine.


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Dr. Shin's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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Very good doctor..he is very knowledgeable in pain management. Dr. Shin. Has helped me with my pain for many years.
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Dr. Shin has been wonderful in managing my pain. He is compassionate and listens to me and gives advice. He explains his reasoning for treatment and makes sure that he safely and effectively treats my pain without risk of long term adverse effects. I would definitely recommend him.
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Dr Shin is an excellent doctor. After 2 months of unknown reason for pain, I was able to get in the same day. He diagnosed my issue that 2 ER visits did not do. He was able to read my CT scan and find the reason for the pain I have been in for 2 month. I will suggest him to anyone that needs pain management. Thank you Dr. Shin!
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Dr. Shin has been my Pain Specialist since 2013. I have lumbar and cervical areas with fusion, and had pain MD interventions since 1995 by different highly rated specialists. Dr. Shin listens carefully and has performed trigger point, epidural, and radiofrequency ablations on both areas, as is appropriate and I had the most relief from his procedures. Use the Wooster facility. This outpatient facility is efficient, the nurses caring and are expert in IV insertion. No anesthetic hangover.
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In my opinion, unless seeking help for ACUTE PAIN ( pain of less than 3 months) or TREATMENT WITH OTHER MODALITIES (example: surgery, injections, etc...) don't expect relief from pain. I found no help for chronic pain. The discussion centered around getting off existing medication for chronic pain and living with the pain.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Interventional focused pain management. Do not offer longterm narcotic pain medication treatment.

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Cleveland Clinic Fndn
Residency Hospital
1990
Medical College of Ohio
Medical School
1990

Awards

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Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH