Dr. Richard Shin, MD

Dr. Richard Shin, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Richard Shin, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Elmwood Park, IL and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

Richard D. Shin, MD

7230 W North Ave Ste 106B

Elmwood Park, IL 60707
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 76% of peers
Hand Conditions
normal
more than 76% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 48% of peers

Dr. Shin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Baystate Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Baylor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shin's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shin to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Shin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He is a horrible doctor. Obviously he doesn't care about the patient. He ignored notes from my previous doctor. He basically did not do a thunk for me. He would ask me a question about my injury then he would ignore your reply. He told me I can still work even though I can't with my injury. So...more
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Just called 630-499-4711 and receptionist was very rude and mentioned to hurry with my complaint because I am waisting her time . I was referred from ER and going to go back to ER and suggest not to refer patient to such a very unprofessional office .
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