Dr. Steven Shin, MD

Dr. Steven Shin, MD

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Dr. Steven Shin, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

6801 Park Ter Ste 400

Los Angeles, CA 90045

Contact Information

(714) 937-1338

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand Conditions
normal
more than 60% of peers
Hand Fracture
normal
more than 51% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
normal
more than 50% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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16  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Shin's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shin to family and friends
16 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Shin and his team are excellent and I would definitely recommend him as the guy to fix any issues with your hands. I had a pretty intense fracture in my right wrist and went to Shin for surgery. He is very passionate about his work and thorough in explaining his approach in the solution to...more
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Dr. Shin is an outstanding Orthopedic Hand Surgeon/MD. Dr. Shin is extremely personable and takes his patients medical condition(s) seriously. I would highly recommend Dr. Shin for anyone seeking a highly compendent Hand Specialist.
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Very knowledgable and engaging. Easy to talk to and he explains everything well. He's the kind of doctor you trust to take care of your hand issues.
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Dr, Shin was professional without being aloof. He is informative, lighthearted, he and his crew are a great team. My procedure was a minor one, trigger finger release, so not a real serious one. With local anesthesia, we were able to banter through the whole 8 minutes it took. This was my 4th...more
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If you're looking for a great hand surgeon and a professional experience this is the correct doctor. Dr shin did a four corner wrist fusion on my right wrist. I had the same procedure done eight years ago from another doctor on my left wrist. This time I decided to go to Dr Shin and can see a...more
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