Dr. Alexander Y Shin MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Alexander Shin is an orthopedic surgeon in Rochester, Minnesota and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 57 doctors at Mayo Clinic who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hand Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Education & Medical Training

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Residency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1991

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1992 - 1996

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1996 - 1997

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Hand Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Return of Motor Function After Repair of a 3-cm Gap in a Rabbit Peroneal Nerve: A Comparison of Autograft, Collagen Conduit, and Conduit Filled with Collagen-GAG Matrix.
Sahakyants, T.,Lee, J. Y.,Friedrich, P. F.,Bishop, A. T.,Shin, A. Y.

Iatrogenic nerve injuries during shoulder surgery.
Carofino, B. C.,Brogan, D. M.,Kircher, M. F.,Elhassan, B. T.,Spinner, R. J.,Bishop, A. T.,Shin, A. Y.

Iatrogenic Brachial Plexus Injuries Associated With Open Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis: A Report of 4 Cases.
Rhee, P. C.,Spinner, R. J.,Bishop, A. T.,Shin, A. Y.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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