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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(78)
Patient comments (45)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Shim, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Shim has been reviewed by 78 patients who have provided 45 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
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Promptness 4.9
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Courteous Staff 4.9
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
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Bedside Manner 4.9
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Spends Time with Me 4.8
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Follows Up After Visit 4.9
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Specialties & Research

Dr. John Shim, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 20 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrodesis (Spinal Fusion)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Back Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Neck Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Inflammation (Spondylarthropathies)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains

Education & Awards

Dr. Shim graduated from Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syracuse. He has 6 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Florida
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Tampa Bay Area
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Tampa, FL
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Shim has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Mease Hospital - Dunedin 
  • Mease Countryside Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Korean
  • Greek

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Additional Information
Dr. John H Shim MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
Where does Dr. John H. Shim practice?
Dr. John Shim has 1 office location.
Dr. John Shim practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near Tampa, FL.
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