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Dr. Peter Shin, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Shin

Dr. Peter Shin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(505) 843-2800

Dr. Shin accepts the following insurance:

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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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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Shin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 28 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
Boston University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School
Ohio State University
1991

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shin

2.4

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(3)
4 Stars
22.22222222222222%
(4)
3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
55.55555555555556%
(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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