Dr. Lawrence M Shin, MD - Reviews

Orthopaedic Surgery Columbia, MD

About Dr. Lawrence M Shin MD

Dr. Lawrence M Shin, MD is a doctor primarily located in Columbia, MD, with another office in Brooklyn, MD. They have 33 years of experience. Their specialties include Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine and Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Shin has received 2 awards.


Dr. Lawrence M Shin has 2 locations

Get Directions Comprehensive Pain Center
8894 Stanford Blvd Ste 104
Columbia , MD 21045
Get Directions MedStar Harbor Hospital
3001 S Hanover St
Brooklyn , MD 21225


Dr. Lawrence M Shin has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Orthopaedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Lawrence M Shin has the following 19 expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Laminectomy
  • Scoliosis
  • Bone Fracture
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Knee Surgery
  • Joint Pain/Swelling


2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


33 Years Experience

Harvard Medical School

Graduated in 1986

Ucla Medical Center


Dr. Lawrence M Shin Accepts the Following Insurance

  • CareFirst BCBS
    • [ "CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage", "CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage" ]
    • [ "CareFirst BluePreferred PPO", "CareFirst BluePreferred PPO" ]
    • [ "CareFirst Maryland POS", "CareFirst Maryland POS" ]
  • Cigna
    • [ "CIGNA HMO", "CIGNA HMO" ]
  • United Healthcare
    • [ "UHC Navigate HMO", "UHC Navigate HMO" ]
    • [ "UHC Navigate POS", "UHC Navigate POS" ]
    • [ "UHC Options PPO", "UHC Options PPO" ]

More about Dr. Lawrence M Shin

Dr. Shin has been practicing orthopaedic spine surgery in Baltimore and Howard County since 1992. He graduated from Harvard Medical School, completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the UCLA Medical Center, and is fellowship trained in spine surgery under Dr. Edward Simmons. Care of his patients is directed to a select team of physical therapists, chiropractors, pain specialists, physiatrists, cancer specialists, neurologists, anesthesiologists, and neurosurgeons. Non-operative treatment is aggressively pursued before recommending surgery. From minimally invasive techniques, to extensive reconstruction of the spine, surgery is tailored to fit the activity demands and expectations of the patient. Dr. Shin does not believe in performing experimental spinal procedures, but will only utilize techniques which have proven to be effective.

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