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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (41)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Shim, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Shim has been reviewed by 71 patients who have provided 41 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Arthroscopy
  • Back Injuries
  • Herniated Disc
  • Neck Fusion Surgery
  • Neck Injuries
  • Outpatient Spine Surgery
  • Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Inflammation (Spondylarthropathies)
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Injuries
  • lumbar microdiscectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Shim graduated from Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syracuse. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)


Dr. Shim has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Mease Hospital - Dunedin 
  • Mease Countryside Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Hyung Shim MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 22 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 5 office locations.
Dr. John Shim practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near Tampa, FL.
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