Lawrence Shin, MD Orthopaedic Surgery

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Orthopaedic Surgery Columbia, MD

About Dr. Lawrence Shin MD

Dr. Lawrence Shin, MD is a doctor primarily located in Columbia, MD. They have 34 years of experience. Their specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine.

Dr. Shin has received 3 awards.

Compassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice AwardOn-Time Doctor Award


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


Dr. Lawrence 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 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


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2018, 2020)

    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

    Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2020)

    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

    On-Time Doctor Award (2020)

    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.


34 Years Experience

Harvard Medical School

Graduated in 1986

Ucla Medical Center


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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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