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Dr. Joongho Shin, MD

Colorectal Surgery
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18 years of experience

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Dr. Joongho Shin, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Los Angeles, CA. They specialize in Colorectal Surgery, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery. They graduated from State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook and is affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC, Palmdale Regional Medical Center and Usc Verdugo Hills Hospital.

Dr. Shin works at Keck Hospital Of USC in Los Angeles, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Sphincterotomy, Colorectal Cancer and Colectomy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Keck Medicine of USC-Clinic
    1450 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (323) 865-3690
  2. 2
    Keck Medicine of USC-Administrative Office
    1441 Eastlake Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (323) 865-3690

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Palmdale Regional Medical Center
  • Usc Verdugo Hills Hospital

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Anal and Rectal Cancer Chevron Icon
Anal Fistula Chevron Icon
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Anorectal Abscess Chevron Icon
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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy Chevron Icon
Constipation Chevron Icon
Excision of Rectal Tumor Chevron Icon
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal Chevron Icon
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags Chevron Icon
Hemorrhoids Chevron Icon
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chevron Icon
Intestinal Obstruction Chevron Icon
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) Chevron Icon
Pelvic Abscess Chevron Icon
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures) Chevron Icon
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) Chevron Icon
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft) Chevron Icon
Secondary Malignancies Chevron Icon
Ulcerative Colitis Chevron Icon
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration Chevron Icon
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Acute Bowel Infarction Chevron Icon
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Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Crohn's Disease Chevron Icon
Destruction of Anal Tumor Chevron Icon
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) Chevron Icon
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open) Chevron Icon
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Intestinal Abscess Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract Chevron Icon
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Rectovaginal Fistula Chevron Icon
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    Nov 24, 2020
    Dr. Shin and his staff (Dianne) are the best Colorectal facility in Los Angeles. I saw about 9 doctors in LA for chronic pain I had been experiencing for over 16 months. Other doctors in LA spent little time and after a hand check told me that it was something I would have to live with forever. Dr. Shin was the first doctor that did not accept this answer and went above and beyond to give me a diagnosis. Dr. Shin took ample time during my doctors visit to make sure I understood what was happening. He drew diagrams and explained in detail I could never imagine. He did not rush me and for the first time, I felt heard. By the time I reached Dr. Shin, I had had 4 failed surgeries with two other doctors. These doctors would not listen to my continued expression of discomfort and said it was chronic pain and would have to live with it. Dr. Shin was the first doctor to actually listen and dig deeper. When he saw me, I could tell he cared. After an examination under anesthetics, Dr. Shin was
    Justin M — Nov 24, 2020
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    About Dr. Joongho Shin, MD

    Specialties
    • Colorectal Surgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Korean
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    NPI Number
    • 1821389263
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joongho Shin, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shin is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shin has an average wait time of Under 10 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Shin has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shin works at Keck Hospital Of USC in Los Angeles, CA. View the full address on Dr. Shin’s profile.

    Dr. Shin has seen patients for Sphincterotomy, Colorectal Cancer and Colectomy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shin on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Shin. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shin.

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