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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Shin is Good. Dr. Shin has been reviewed by 54 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Shin, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shin graduated from University of Washington, Seattle. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2010, 2012 - 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013, 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
West Virginia


Dr. Shin has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Charleston Area Medical Center 
  • Putnam General Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert B Shin MD is a male Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert B. Shin practice?
Dr. Robert Shin has 2 office locations.
Dr. Robert Shin practices Surgery near Charleston, WV.
See Charleston Surgeons.