Lawrence Shin, MD Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine

Lawrence Shin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine
Columbia, MD 21044
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About Lawrence Shin MD

Lawrence Shin, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Columbia, MD. They have 36 years of experience. Their specialties include Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine.

Lawrence Shin has received the following awards:


Shin Lawrence Office 10705 Charter Dr Ste 430 Columbia, MD 21044


Dr. Lawrence Shin has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Lawrence Shin has the following 19 areas of 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


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition 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 (2020, 2018)

    Patients' Choice Award 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


36 Years Experience

Harvard Medical School

Graduated in 1986

Ucla Medical Center


Dr. Lawrence Shin Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Lawrence 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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