Ben Shin, M.D.

Ben Shin, M.D. Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine/Management, Pain Medicine

Ben Shin, M.D.
Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine/Management, Pain Medicine
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240 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
US
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About Ben Shin, M.D.

Dr. Ben Shin is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. His clinical interest focuses on providingpatient-centered care using individualized multidisciplinary team approach to treat a variety of painful musculoskeletal and neurological conditions related to neck, back, joints, nerves, tendons, and muscles. Dr. Shin offers his patients a comprehensive set of potential procedures to alleviate pain using minimally invasive techniques including, but not limited to: fluoroscopically-guided spine/joint procedures, ultrasound-guided peripheralnerve blocks, regenerative medicine treatments, and neuromodulation.


Dr. Shin received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He then attended Baylor College of Medicine wherehe earned his medical degree. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He then completed his ACGME-accredited fellowship in Pain Medicine at UC San Diego Center for PainManagement.


Outside of work, Dr. Shin is a competitive soccer player and swimmer. As a lifelong athlete, he understands the importance of returning to an active lifestyle and strives to preserve and restore functional outcomes. Dr. Shinultimately aims to reduce pain in his patients while improving their functional recovery, independence, and quality of life.


Dr. Shin is fluent in Korean.


Expertise

  • Acute Pain Management

  • Adolescent Sports Injuries

  • Arthritis

  • Bursitis

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Cervical Spinal Disorders

  • Cortisone Injection

  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder

  • Disorder of Ligament

  • Elbow Problem

  • Exercise Physiology

  • Foot and Ankle Injuries

  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury

  • Hand and Wrist Problems

  • Hand Disorder

  • Herniated Disc

  • Hip Problem

  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome

  • Injection, Steroid, Spine

  • Injury of Muscle

  • Joint Pain

  • Knee Injuries

  • Knee Problem

  • Low Back and Neck Pain

  • Low Back Pain

  • Lumbar Herniated Disc

  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders

  • Musculoskeletal Disorder

  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

  • Neck Pain, Acute

  • Non-Surgical Approach to Back Pain

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Overuse Injuries (Athletes)

  • Patellar Tendinitis

  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

  • Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc

  • Radiculopathy

  • Rotator Cuff Injury

  • Rotator Cuff Tear

  • Sciatica

  • Scoliosis

  • Shoulder Injury

  • Shoulder Joint

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Shoulder Problem

  • Shoulder Tendinitis

  • Soft Tissue Injury

  • Spinal Arthritis

  • Spinal Block

  • Sports Injury

  • Sprain

  • Strain

  • Tear of Meniscus of Knee

  • Tendonitis

  • Tennis Elbow

  • Trigger Finger

  • Trigger Point Injections

Education

  • Degrees: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Degrees: Baylor University

Languages Spoken

  • English