Dr. John Hong Shin MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. John Shin is a neurosurgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and has been in practice for 11 years. Dr. Shin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests: Spine

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #4 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2004

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2004 - 2009

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine, 2009 - 2011

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Class of 2003

Publications & Presentations

Bilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation versus Unilateral Pedicle and Contralateral Facet Screws for Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Clinical Outcomes and Cost Analysis.
Awad, B. I.,Lubelski, D.,Shin, J. H.,Carmody, M. A.,Hoh, D. J.,Mroz, T. E.,Steinmetz, M. P.

Lateral extracavitary vs. costotransversectomy approaches to the thoracic spine: reflections on lessons learned.
Lubelski D, Abdullah KG, Mroz TE, Shin JH, Alvin MD, Benzel EC, Steinmetz MP

Lateral Extracavitary, Costotransversectomy, and Transthoracic Thoracotomy Approaches to the Thoracic Spine: Review of Techniques and Complications.
Lubelski D, Abdullah KG, Steinmetz MP, Masters F, Benzel EC, Mroz TE, Shin JH

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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