Ben Shin, M.D.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Ben Shin, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine/Management


  • Spinal Block
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Injection, Steroid, Spine
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Joint
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Radiculopathy
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Knee Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Hip Problem
  • Hand Disorder
  • Elbow Problem
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc
  • Arthritis
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Bursitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Scoliosis
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Tear of Meniscus of Knee
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Non-Surgical Approach to Back Pain
  • Shoulder Problem
  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand and Wrist Problems
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Problem
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Injury of Muscle
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder
  • Neck Pain, Acute
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Sprain
  • Strain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back and Neck Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
  • Disorder of Ligament
  • Adolescent Sports Injuries


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.



Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 2015
  • B.A., Baylor University, 2008


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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