Dr. Edward Shin, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Orthopedic Consultation
450 Sutter Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA, 94108

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My goal is to provide timely, professional, and cutting edge care for specialized treatment of the shoulder, hip and knee. I utilize the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques to provide the best care for sports injuries such as labral tears in the hip, ACL and meniscus tears in the knee, and rotator cuff injuries in the shoulder. I also treat more advanced joint pathology with partial and complete joint replacement when necessary. At my practice, we serve as leaders in the innovation of Orthopaedic surgical treatment with nationally recognized and award winning research in arthroscopic treatment of shoulder and knee injuries. Our team works hard to provide each patient with the respect and attention that we would give to our own families.

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Very efficient, professional and helpful!

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My experience with DR Shin was excellent!! Very friendly staff as well

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The x-ray technician made inappropriate comments about my ethnicity and Edward Shin was only concerned about surgery and an MRI. He did nothing to address my immediate pain or provide any guidance about how to take care of my injury until the MRI. He talked with me for less than 2 minutes and is clearly focused on earning revenue through surgery rather than sound medical advice. I found him to be unprofessional and unfeeling.

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Excellent surgeon! Happy to have chosen him. He is very down to earth, caring, and experienced!

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Dr Shin was knowledgeable and quick. My appointment started 35 min late and I spent ~10 min with the doctor overall and he answered my questions, but I did feel properly treated and I would go back again if necessary.

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Excellent office and very knowledgeable and helpful stuff!

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He was very knowledgable, gave me a speedy diagnosis with examples, and even provided follow up information if the issue persisted plus options for physical therapy

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Doctor was very thorough with me and explained diagnosis treatment options and next steps

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It was okay. He was a little rushed and didnt spend a lot of time with me on follow up. seemed like he just wanted to get me in and out of the office

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It was fast and straight foward

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Dr. Shin and hi staff were very thorough and helpful with giving me good care and explaining next steps to get me back to health

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Great visit, short and to the point.

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Professional and respectful of my situation, took the time to explain options and engage me in the decision making process. Appreciate his effort to make sure I understood next steps. Great job.

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Excellent doctor and staff! Was seen before my scheduled appointment. No matter how minor my questions were, Dr. Shin would answered all of them.

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He seemed very professional, pleasant, and knowledgable.

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Very professional, great service and knowledge.

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Personable and helpful!

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Dr. Shin is great orthopedic doctor. Our son has seen him several times now with baseball injuries and we would highly recommend him to anyone with sports injuries.

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Honest, empathetic and knowledgeable.

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Making the appointment was super easy through Zocdoc and appointments on fairly short notice (3 working days or so) were available. Office was efficient and staff was very nice. Dr. Shin himself was kind, helpful, forthcoming and efficient. Happy to call myself a new patient.

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Dr Shin was very friendly and patient. He helped me understand the trade-offs of getting surgery and actually recommended me continuing with PT and not getting surgery.

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Dr. Shin is taking great care of my 9 year old son. Since this is for pediatric care, Dr. Shin is taking extra precautions for a healthy and long-term recovery. We were hesitant at first since we preferred pediatric orthopedics, but he and Dr. Chen came with a great referral and we could not be happier. Our son is definitely in great hands.

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I felt confident that I was in experienced hands. Dr. Shin's recommendations were very easy to understand. I did not feel rushed.

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He's matter of fact and wants to do the best /give care so you get better.

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Dr. Shin is an awesome surgeon with a wonderful bedside manner. He is extremely patient and caring. Highly recommended.

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Met first with the doctor's PA, then with the doctor. Both were welcoming, professional and friendly. Both listened carefully to me and explained everything to my satisfaction without condescending. The office staff were friendly despite being very busy. I feel I'm in good hands.

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Very good and no delays.

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It was great. I was running late and they said no problem. Very accommodating.

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Friendly and patient!

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Dr. Shin is extremely knowledgeable about the hip and I felt very confident in everything he had to say. I have been a competitive runner for the past 12 years and feel that I know my body very well. I have had an issue with my left hip extending into my left IT band for the past year and a half and have seen multiple doctors, none of which understood what was going on until Dr. Shin. He explains everything in a way that helps the patient understand what is going on. I felt very heard and he seemed to look deeper into the issue than the other doctors to really figure out what is going on. Highly recommend for athletes with hip problems!

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Very professional and thorough explaining everything

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Very efficient and was able to get treated immediately.

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Wonderful as always!

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What a great doctor and staff! And not only because the good news they gave me.

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I arrived early and was seen early, in fact I was out the door before my scheduled appointment. He was open, honest, and answered all of my questions. He provided all my options and helped me weigh them to make the best decision for me. I heartily recommend him.

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Dr Shin was wonderful and he explained everything thoroughly and answered all my questions.The only thing that was frustrating was his assistant seemed to be rushing me talking so fast i had to ask him to repeat himself, That made me nervous. Otherwise a lovely staff. Highly reccomend

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This was one of the best experiences I've had in a doctor's office. Great communication, presence, knowledge, and thoughtfulness from the doctor and staff.

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Far superior to any dentist or doctor's office visit in the last few years. Office staff were attentive and knowledgeable. Dr Shin actually spent a fair amount of time meeting with me (also rare these days).

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Really appreciated Dr. Shin's practical, professional manner, his attentiveness and flexibility in listening to my personal circumstances to come up with a reasonable plan of action for recovery. Highly recommend.

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It was great! He was super helpful and nice.