Dr. Andrew Shinar MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Andrew Shinar is an orthopedic surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Shinar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 46 doctors at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1989

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989–1993

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

Quantitative assessment of myeloid nuclear differentiation antigen distinguishes myelodysplastic syndrome from normal bone marrow.
McClintock-Treep, S. A., Briggs, R. C., Shults, K. E., Flye-Blakemore, L. A., Mosse, C. A., Jagasia, M. H., Shinar, A. A., Dupont, W. D., Stelzer, G. T., Head, D. R.

Metal-backed versus all-polyethylene tibias in megaprostheses of the distal femur.
Crosby, S. N., Polkowski, G. G., Schwartz, H. S., Shinar, A. A., Holt, G. E.

Improved accuracy of acetabular component position and leg lengths with the two-incision total hip replacement technique.
Shinar, A. A., Calendine, C., Hamilton, H. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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