Dr. Peter Shin, MD

Dr. Peter Shin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Peter Shin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2600 Marble Ave NE

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

(505) 843-2800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Shin treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Shin treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shin treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Shin treats this condition more than 95% 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

Dr. Shin's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurostimulation
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Shin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1991
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1991
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shin

2.4

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
17.647058823529413%
(3)
4 Stars
23.529411764705884%
(4)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
58.8235294117647%
(10)

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I went with confirmed diagnoses lumbar spinal issues. He relies on a barely trained resident. Then comes in and repeats the resident impression. Does'nt examine you. He contradicts himself several times which was a severe cle that he has NO IDEA about what he is talking about or doing. Just found...Read More
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Blunt and arrogant. Never left doorway area. Never approached me. Refused to explain surgical options. "I don't have time to discuss my procedures with my patients." Did not respect my need to have questions answered. Rude responses to concerns. "I'm not here to fix your pain." "I'm not here...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
Cigna
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Unm Hospital

Albuquerque, NM

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