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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Shin is Average. Dr. Shin has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 1.8
Promptness 1.3
Courteous Staff 1.3
Accurate Diagnosis 1.3
Bedside Manner 1.3
Spends Time with Me 1.3
Follows Up After Visit 1.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Shin, MD is board certified in Surgery - Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Microsurgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Shin graduated from New York University.


Dr. Shin has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Rush University Medical Center 
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital 


  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard D Shin MD is a male Hand Surgeion, has 25 years of experience and practices in Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Richard D. Shin practice?
Dr. Richard Shin has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Shin practices Surgery of the Hand near Aurora, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Melrose Park, IL and Elmwood Park, IL.
See Aurora Surgeons.